~ The sins of the past became an obsession ~ Clouding the present obscuring the good ~ Stealing the future awaiting a hope ~ A baptised, new hope emerging from water ~ Rising to life the hope of new life. ~
~ Born in blessing Not in sin ~ The gift Is all ours ~ And how shall we now Begin? ~ Image by Norbert Hentges from Pixabay
~ Considering the sins Of angels . Of Adam Of anyone . Be led In understanding . Of the violence Of pride . The brittle chill Of arrogance . Of the hardening Heart . And in fresh repentance Make a gracious start. . Image by 종덕 지 from Pixabay
. A light Is kindled within . And God would That it shines . Brighter Than sin . Brighter Than noonday sun . Brighter Than all darknesses . That were And ever will be. . Image by jhenning from Pixabay
. There is no avoiding The human tendency . To do The wrong thing . Whether through conditioning Or nurture . Or evil Or sin . We turn our eyes Gladly . From all Suffering. . Image by Gilles Tarabiscuité from Pixabay
. The idle words that follow the power of prayer . Are sometimes a sin Against silence . Adoration and purity better befit the soul . Whose communication has been With the supreme . Majesty Of God.
. I cry Form the depths . O God Hear my voice . Listen to my cry For mercy . If you recorded All my sins . What hope Would there be? . But with you There is forgiveness . I wait for God My whole being . More than for the morning In God … Continue reading Inspiring Psalms (21) – I cry from the depths
. Made In that divine way . Created As if an image . Of God A metaphor . Of divinity I bear in myself . The sins Of humanity . The sparks Of glory . The pain Of mortality . Yet always Surrounded by mystery. .
Perhaps children are more aware of spirituality than adults are. I remember being asked to write an essay at school about evolution, and everything in me (as someone who did not follow any particular spiritual way and certainly not Christianity) protested that all that I was was an advanced form of amoeba. I struggled to … Continue reading The Spiritualities of Christianity: Becoming like a Child
God Take possession . Of all That I am . My sins My vices . The bones And the breath . Of my brittle Body . God Take possession . Of my spirit My soul . For by taking Possession . You make life Whole. . Image by armennano from Pixabay