Sing a song Of gratitude A soul Full of grace Let your heart Be jubilant At the dawning Of the day For knowing Seeing beauty Understanding God’s ways Let us sing A song of gratitude At the dawning Of all days. ~
All must hear this clearly: Whatever comes to pass The Gift Is greater than The Trespass.
The apple blossom now is out And the bluebells dressed up early As if eager not to be outshone By the golden dance of daffodils Or the snowdrops’ pure white folk These lightsome, wondrous spring-filled days Raise the soul To higher beams of sunniness New blossomings of hope. Image by kie-ker from Pixabay
I woke to the light And to a voice that said “Do not be afraid You are not dead After all…” Was it an angel? I do not know But the call to a fearless life Inspired me so. Image by Rudy and Peter Skitterians from Pixabay
For each day of laughter and light For each day that ends with peaceful night For each day the soul's enamoured with living A word, a prayer, a song of thanksgiving.
~ In all I see ~ The one Who is ~ To be The type ~ Of personhood Born to make ~ All things Good. ~ Inspired by 'The Universal Christ' by Richard Rohr: "I saw with my mind, but as vividly as wonderful picture, Christ in them all." ~
The hour Of darkness ~ Is frightening For a child ~ Limited In reason’s power ~ To dispel The soul’s distress ~ Self-swallowed By self-doubt ~ Of trust destroyed Love destroyed ~ Destroyed What made life ~ Feel familiar Safe ~ All now strange Through alienation ~ All lost Until re-discovered ~ Through mystical Regeneration. … Continue reading Regeneration
A poem is a meditation ~ A memorable repeatable ~ Source of contemplation. ~
The story making spirit Interacting ~ Through words Communicating ~ Narratives of living Present, future and past ~ Creating sense And meaning ~ That somehow Might just last ~ Speaking to lives That ripen ~ To mature reflection So fast. ~
~ Rejoicing In a change ~ Of heart A change ~ Of mind A new start ~ From cold To kind ~ A lost soul Ready now ~ To turn And join ~ The dance Of the universal whole. ~