It is a benevolent Universe Though marked With suffering This is my Discovery And this Is why I sing.
Not in knowledge or conversions in healings, exorcisms, or raisings of the dead is to be found perfect happiness But despite hostility, assault and attack to praise God daily therein he said is perfect joy. Image by Yamid arevalo castro from Pixabay
Hold Each Beautiful Thing As Most Dear
I cannot grapple With this enigma Of suffering ~ I would not degrade The God Of the cosmos ~ I who understand So little Of the ways the universe ~ I can only wonder That the God of lightning And of thunder ~ Would choose To create Such a beautiful imperfect world ~ Which can … Continue reading Hold Each Beautiful Thing As Most Dear
Venture Across the Dark Sea
Venture Across the dark sea ~ Where you Will be lost many times ~ And bruised By bitter storms ~ And you will discover The knowledge of God ~ Of life and of death And of eternity. ~ “…the courage and the faith to proceed along the perilous path of self-discovery … come to the … Continue reading Venture Across the Dark Sea
Allow the Sharp Sensation
. The pain we feel allowed to be . Through searing soul strain learning empathy . So do not stifle suffering . Allow the heart its sharp sensation . Through which we know how spirits live . With hurt And heart-break . Sorrow, joy And desolation. .
Beyond the Planets
. Beyond the planets are those who have seen . More of horror and distress than you are able to imagine - . Each year the lightness flickers from solstice to solstice . And we plough on determined in each our separate furrows . Driven by the desire for completion this time. . Does God … Continue reading Beyond the Planets
The Attitude of Grace
~ There is A quieter strength . Deepened By suffering . Determination To live . Steadfastly By love . In all You do . And say And think . In all Your ways . And that Is the attitude . Of Grace. ~
My First Cry of Pain Connects Me
~ I am grateful For my first cry ~ Of pain That connects me ~ To a world of joy And suffering. ~
Inspiring Quotations: Hope Despite Suffering
Genuine hope is not blind optimism. It is hope with open eyes, which sees the suffering and yet believes in the future.Juergen Moltmann Image by arunkumaradarsh999 from Pixabay
For the Life of Everything
~ Selfishness Is one reaction to pain ~ Another Is to gain ~ A new perspective On a world of suffering ~ And learn To pray ~ For the life Of everything. ~ Image by Muhammad Haqnawaz from Pixabay
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