Tag: Rohr

Summon Your Soul

Summon Your Soul

IMMORTAL DIAMOND POEMS #7 No one else Can say Where your courage Awaits For mind, will, And emotion Must summon Your soul To goodness And to action. ~ Inspired by Richard Rohr's book 'Immortal Diamond'. Previous poems in this cycle appear after the image below... 1. ~ So much fear As if it was unbearable … Continue reading Summon Your Soul

Loving There, Now and Here

Loving There, Now and Here

IMMORTAL DIAMOND POEMS #6 Within There are demons As well as divine Darkness So how to discover God is also there? And way beyond Both far and near Loving me there Now and here. ~ Inspired by Richard Rohr's book 'Immortal Diamond'. Previous poems in this cycle appear after the image below... ~ Why Did … Continue reading Loving There, Now and Here

The Hidden Power of Timeless Revelation

The Hidden Power of Timeless Revelation

IMMORTAL DIAMOND POEMS #5 Why Did I deny The divine presence So present in those tastings Of transcendence? I did not know It was God Whispering in all Still moments of transfiguration I did not understand at all The hidden power Of timeless revelation. ~ Inspired by Richard Rohr, who writes about "“the human temptation … Continue reading The Hidden Power of Timeless Revelation

A Better Eternity

A Better Eternity

IMMORTAL DIAMOND POEMS #4 I was running From my own pain My own Insecurity Running into A confusion Of lies A false security Until there beckoned A voice of divinity Calling me deeper Redefining my identity From God I now seek A better Eternity. Inspired by Richard Rohr, who writes about "“the human temptation to … Continue reading A Better Eternity

Source of Love

Source of Love

IMMORTAL DIAMOND POEMS #3 Deeper Than our deepest identity God Our reality Awaiting Our destiny Our source Of love Where we May endlessly run. ~ Inspired by Richard Rohr, who writes about "“the human temptation to run from and deny not just the divine presence, but our own true selves, our inner destiny, our true … Continue reading Source of Love

Made for Transcendence

Made for Transcendence

. Made for transcendence And endless horizons . We stared Through a glass darkened . By absence Of light . Now lift your gaze See deeper still . Let your mind glimpse The glorified vision . Just Right. . Inspired by a phrase in the book "Immortal Diamond" by Richard Rohr: "We are made for … Continue reading Made for Transcendence

A Cosmic Humility

A Cosmic Humility

~ Not knowing Is a deeper kind ~ Of knowing A cosmic humility ~ That leads us through experience To divinity. ~ Inspired by Richard Rohr: ""It seems that God is asking humanity to live inside of a cosmic humility...not knowing and often not even needing to know is a deeper way of knowing and … Continue reading A Cosmic Humility

Immortal Diamond (7) – Beyond the Small Ego

Immortal Diamond (7) – Beyond the Small Ego

Richard Rohr, the author of Immortal Diamond writes: “Our small ego usually gets in the way” The idea is that we can be our own worst enemies, blocking our true self with smaller concerns to do with establishing our meaning, status or power. But there is another way (see the previous Immortal Diamond post about … Continue reading Immortal Diamond (7) – Beyond the Small Ego

Immortal Diamond (6) – Made for Transcendence

Immortal Diamond (6) – Made for Transcendence

“We are made for transcendence and endless horizons”Immortal Diamond, p.viii This is one of my favourite of Richard Rohr's sayings in his wonderful book Immortal Diamond. He offers an inspiring insight and vision for being – for just being human. He is also, however, very aware of human fallibility, human folly and human evil. Yet … Continue reading Immortal Diamond (6) – Made for Transcendence