~ Your death Was my initiation Into nothingness ~ The darkness That is more internal Than night ~ That dying Of the psychological self Was a preparation ~ To receive The gift Of divine illumination. ~
This is one of the most amazing diagrams I have ever come across... St. John was a poet and an artist as well a great spiritual teacher, and I love this mysterious diagram he drew to illustrate "Mount Carmel". The middle section near the bottom has the words "nothing nothing nothing....", which inspired this short … Continue reading A Year of Inspirers (19): St. John of the Cross
. Sometimes God seems absent . There are the minds Of many atheists . Yet even for saints This experience is not uncommon . Part of the pattern Of nothingness and life . That makes up Our experience . Our common Daily strife. . Image by Manuel Franco Ramírez from Pixabay
. Turning inward I learnt a false humility . Born of despair And futility . There was nothing At my core . No truth No law . Engraved Upon the heart , I must start Again . And journey Through the pain . To find a God A love . A way of being That … Continue reading Pathway of Eternal Grace
Through everlasting love God . Made and fashioned Each human story . When we were nothing Then awoke . That desire To seek and serve . Him In all his glory. . Image by Benjamin Scheidl from Pixabay
Go beyond To the larger mind . Beyond Silence . Beyond Nothingness . To the dance With the living . Water Of love . That moves The sun . The stars And the sea. . Image by bxl184 from Pixabay
Here there is No need . For rancour Vengeance . Bitterness Or hate . Only love Should fill . These spaces We create . From nothingness Like God . Pleased With the good things . He had Made. .