Stone, Light and Prayer #4 ~ These moments Are not to be possessed By the snapshots of those Who arrive then quickly leave It is a time to be given Quietly Gently A time to receive. ~ This cycle of poems was inspired by a visit to Tintern Abbey in Wales. Previous posts continue after … Continue reading A Time to be Given
Stone, Light and Prayer #3 ~ Here Where prayer was always meant For centuries So silent now So open now To all God's elements. ~ This cycle of poems was inspired by a visit to Tintern Abbey in Wales. Previous posts continue after the image. ~ Tintern Abbey 1. The time was right Light poured … Continue reading Open Now to All God’s Elements
There is an end to the silent wailing of the heart . The anxious furrow of the mind stretches not to eternity . And as night is succeeded by day so the weight of your world . Will drift joyfully, imperceptibly away. .
Do not forget Your roots that reach Back into the silence From where you began In warmth and darkness And even before Into that time That was When you were not ~ Explore The mystery That opens When you allow yourself To think and feel For real ~ And meditate And wonder In silence.
~ On the verge Of revelation I stood~ Heart dancing Awaiting the call ~ Which whispered “Wait, be patient…” ~ And silently I lingered.” ~
Rainer Maria Rilke died 29th December 1875. This poem was inspired by one of his... . As if God lived . Next door Frequently troubled . By our urgent Cries . And when we listen sometimes We may catch . His silent breaths Sighing on the wind . The walls Are so thin . Dividing … Continue reading To Be Just There
~ Arsenius Began to pray ~ When a voice Came: ~ “Flee Be Silent ~ Always Pray.” ~ Arsenus is one of the "Desert Fathers" ~ Image by Jeff Ramdass from Pixabay
~ The divine Presence ~ Is Everywhere ~ You must just Be silent ~ Mindful Aware. ~ Image by Helga Kattinger from Pixabay
. From that silent Sacred . Beginning Of light . We draw goodness And blessing . In our hearts Now springing. . Inspired by the writings of J. Phillip Newell . Image by Brent Olson from Pixabay
. This house Has no walls . The spaces Are endless . At the table Of love . And the host Is always attentive . Offering The best . To every silent Expected guest. . Andrei Rublev, "The Holy Trinity"