Nurture the solitary Inward life ~ Which is not lonely Because thronged ~ By that community Who made your being today ~ And the God Who breathes all life ~ Whose Spirit is closer Closer than words can say. ~
. God calls Through a lifetime . Of fear And silence . God calls And the spirit's . Drawn Near. . Image by H. Hach from Pixabay
(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
How the invisible Impinges On all who move Materially We Not only matter But spirited, too Soulfully. ~
~ Another phrase Finds me out . Just a few Words are enough . For thought To be inspired . And my spirit Drinks deep . From the waters Of life . That never Run dry. ~ Inspired by Psalm 1 which you can read here ~
. Before The beginning . Did the Spirit Still dance? . And was the breath Of life . The Word Whose echoes . Still now Sing? .
You were With me . In my grief The heart’s . Right response To a violation . And you were With me . In the only Defence of the spirit . The soul’s castle To shield . The developing Self's identity . And now You are with me . In my pain And in my … Continue reading You Were With Me
. In the dead of night The mysteries confound us . What is the meaning Of my life? . His answer Which would take . The whole of a life To explore . Is that God moves Like the wind . And we are born Of the Spirit . Again and again And again. .
Without God The world Is full of threat And fear With God The loving spirit May gently Draw near. Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay
The soul Is a garden And you must uproot The weeds That cling To your saving thoughts Dig deep the space for the seeds of grace To be sown Root and grow Sunned by the spirit Watered by prayer Breathing in the beauty Of love's air. Inspired by the writings of St. Catherine of Siena … Continue reading The Soul is a Garden