. I cannot talk about the place within: There is neither light nor darkness there, For all is invisible, except to me; . But I find knowledge there Of self's being changed by the passing day, . And God speaks to me In this sacred vault of silence. .
New Ways To Be Self-Kind
Music it was That first moved me Out of self By notes of beauty Then poetry Began to creep Through the soul By words That lingered Deep within the mind Maybe now I can find In my ancient angels New ways To be self-kind. Image by enriquelopezgarre from Pixabay
At the Heart of the Prayerful Soul
Be open To the truth Of who You are And be Open To the whole Truth about God For both truths Find themselves At the heart Of the prayerful soul.
New Beings We Are Called To Become
His honey words were spoken in the different tongues of the earth We each in our way tasted the tonic that made our pulse quicken Eager to know the new beings we were called to become. ~ Inspired by 'The Little Flowers of St. Francis' ~
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
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
Running from God
IMMORTAL DIAMOND POEMS #2 ~ I was running From God As if life depended On independence A devoted delusion Miring the mind With ego’s sad And blind confusion. ~ Inspired by Richard Rohr, who describes “the human temptation to run from and deny … the divine presence”. Previous poems in this cycle appear after the … Continue reading Running from God
Bear Your True Self
IMMORTAL DIAMOND POEMS #1 ~ So much fear As if it was unbearable ~ To know Our true selves ~ As if pain Could destroy ~ The strength Of the soul ~ Which endured it all Despite the mind’s fall. ~ Inspired by 'Immortal Diamond' by Richard Rohr. He writes about "the human temptation to … Continue reading Bear Your True Self
You Were With Me
You were With me . In my grief The heart’s . Right response To a violation . And you were With me . In the only Defence of the spirit . The soul’s castle To shield . The developing Self's identity . And now You are with me . In my pain And in my … Continue reading You Were With Me
Deeper Soul Within
Success stung With delusions Of a self Which was merely illusion But pain taught The deeper soul within.
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