Tag: Quotations

Dragons Within

Dragons Within

The dragon sleeps  Your quest begins  ~ First take control  Of the wayward soul  ~ That thinks and feels Within. ~  A friend sent me the amazing quotation from St. Makarios of Egypt below, after reading my short poem above, which also uses the idea of "dragons within": The heart itself is only a small … Continue reading Dragons Within

Inspiring Quotations: A door opens in the centre of our being

A door opens in the center of our being and we seem to fall through it into immense depths which, although they are infinite, are all accessible to us; all eternity seems to have become ours in this one placid and breathless contact. God touches us with a touch that is emptiness and empties us. … Continue reading Inspiring Quotations: A door opens in the centre of our being

Inspiring Prose: “the immortal cornfields”

"The corn was orient and immortal wheat, which never should be reaped, nor was ever sown. I thought it had stood from everlasting to everlasting..." Thomas Traherne's inspired vision of the world is beautifully captured by some stunning stained-glass windows in Hereford cathedral. At the top you can see a figure running, perhaps with a … Continue reading Inspiring Prose: “the immortal cornfields”