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
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. .
A Soul as Beautiful
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 Crystal Castle of the Soul
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
The Sacredness of the Human Soul
. 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
What Can Be Done To Heal?
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?
A More Sacred Version of the Present Today
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
Flame in the Darkness
Dry sticks catch fire the best and so you say The driest soul having withdrawn From immersion in light Flames in the darkness with longing for God. Inspired by words by St. John of the Cross
Journey in Darkness
Of Darkness and Light (Vol. 1) #1 . I started in darkness with no guide but faith and I longed for the love of God . I began to break from my habits of being and my feeble capacity for love . I rejoiced in the blessed moments of peace that came upon my soul … Continue reading Journey in Darkness
Singing in the Monastery of the Heart #6 ~ The world seethes And simmers with noise Is there not One voice Which calls Throughout – Which whispers Silently Behind Every shout. This cycle of poems has been inspired by 'The Monastery of the Heart' by Joan Chittester. Previous poems in the cycle can be read … Continue reading One Voice
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