Superficialities All burnt away Leaving a soul Wounded and afraid Naked Not knowing What to say Only feeling the pain That will not go away.
In prayer God may take . Loving possession Of the soul . Like a mother With a newborn babe. . Image by SookyungAn on Pixabay
Is it prayer? Or is it God Taking possession Of the willing soul Filling with love And glory Guiding past, present, and future Into a different story?
There is no difficulty In prayer . Simply the soul Like a child . Gazing In love . And saying Again and again . “I Love You”. .
The soul Is a castle Where God visits And stays For the night And the day And for all Of eternity So immeasurably Glorious Is our soul's hidden Infinity. ~ Inspired by 'The Interior Castle' by St. Teresa of Avila. This website 'chunks' the book into readable sections: click HERE to read. .
I know that place where the lizards scuttle And the spirit strains for holiness But if I have a soul as beautiful as the crystal castle May I be cleansed and full of grace. ~ Inspired by 'The Interior Castle' by St. Teresa of Avila . Image by Antonio Rosales … Continue reading A Soul as Beautiful
The soul is a castle Made of shining crystal Where there are many rooms And God delights To dwell in this paradise Whose beauty is beyond All comprehension And no matter how sophisticated The mind We hardly apprehend This crystal-castle image Of sacredness Soul and of God. ~ Inspired by St. Teresa of Avila
. It all begins At the beginning . And whether or not There is God . From there the whole Of the rest follows . Love Goodness . Destiny Freedom . And the sacredness Or not . Of the human Soul. . Image by Daniel Boos from Pixabay
Singing in the Community of Prayer #8 When the world Seems so without spirit or soul What must be done To heal To make all Well? This cycle of poems has been inspired by 'The Monastery of the Heart' by Joan Chittester. Previous poems in the cycle can be read after the image. 1. Everyone … Continue reading What Can Be Done To Heal?
Singing in the Monastery of the Heart #7 Seeking the rhythm Of a better way Making tomorrow A more sacred version Of the present today. ~ This cycle of poems has been inspired by 'The Monastery of the Heart' by Joan Chittester. Previous poems in the cycle can be read after the image. ~ 1. … Continue reading A More Sacred Version of the Present Today