Tag: spirit

The Message

The Message

The message embracing pain              is so pervasive All know the terrible tearings             of the spirit The injuries inflicted             on our invisible selves And it is to the soul conscious             of its susceptibility to spiritual scars That the desolation of the cross             offers its way of consolation. ~

The Winged Angels

The Winged Angels

Doves, the flitting symbols of our spirits,             are sold to the devil for a few silver coins He would redeem them             to home and free the winged angels Who repay sacrifice             with loving service. ~ Inspired by a story about St. Francis of Assisi freeing some doves being sold at a market … Continue reading The Winged Angels

Branches to Infinity

Branches to Infinity

I sit under the shadows of the unseen God             who branches to infinity and roots inside our soiled hearts             earthing them in prayer They come to ask of me             and all I can offer is a heart connected in spirit             to the love that invisibly grows without                         within the human … Continue reading Branches to Infinity

Always Healing

Always Healing

(Always Beyond Defeat cycle #6) Healing Always healing And blessing Jesus Teach us to be kind Heart, body, spirit, mind. ~ This is the next in a cycle of poems inspired by scenes from the life of Christ depicted in the Lady Chapel at Hereford Cathedral. Previous poems appear under today's window image... 1. Spirit … Continue reading Always Healing