~ 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 ~
Listen to the voicethat springs from within Whose source is withoutwhose identity is beyondwhat thought can imagine Listen to the voicewhose silence is morethen the deafening watersof justice and truth Listen to that voicewhose echo is Love.
I am not yet born I haven’t had ~ A single thought My eyes ~ Stare at darkness And know nothing ~ About the sky That’s waiting ~ Or the millions Of birds in the trees ~ I do not even know That my soul has wings. ~ I have recently discovered the poetry of … Continue reading My Soul Has Wings
~ Do not idolise Your thoughts ~ Which fly Like noisy birds ~ And settle for a time In the tree of the mind ~ Let them fly away So the wider blue sky ~ And silence May stay. ~ Inspired by Richard Rohr's book 'Immortal Diamond', which explores the idea of The True Self … Continue reading Thoughts Fly Like Birds
~ They have already lived and died who made our past . Or else they're lost in mist through which we cannot peer . I search for them I read their ways , Reclining here turning the pages of a book . I look for the life and the thoughts … Continue reading They have already lived and died
Richard Rohr's book Immortal Diamond explores the idea of The True Self as a deeper, truer foundation for identity than The False Self. "The False Self is just who you think you are - but thinking doesn't make it so."Immortal Diamond, p. viii Sometimes thoughts are imagined as birds flying into a tree. We have … Continue reading Immortal Diamond (5) – Thinking doesn’t make it so…
. The silence within is deeper than thought . Wider than space and quieter than emptiness . The silence within waits only for time . To dip in And swim . Cease now let your breath slow now . The silence Is calling you . Enter Within. .
I am continuing to post some further pieces inspired by the work of William Blake... . The joyful And the thoughtful . The spiritual Life of the soul . And each Is a blessing . Fruitful In creation’s goal. . The full title of this painting by William Blake is "Illustrations to Milton's L'Allegro and … Continue reading Inspiring Paintings: L’Allegro and Il Penseroso
. Learning to tell A different story . We discovered A new meaning . In the life We thought . We had lived And understood . That other stories Surrounded and framed . Our little time Of consciousness . Enough to help Transformation . To be finally What we should. .
. It is a journey For Truth . The soul sailing On the winds of thought . Blowing through The mind . In faith we depart From the harbour . Praying For the right conditions . To satisfy the spirit Make us both honest and kind. .