Tag: Tintern

A Time to be Given

A Time to be Given

Stone, Light and Prayer #4 ~ These moments Are not to be possessed By the snapshots of those Who arrive then quickly leave It is a time to be given Quietly Gently A time to receive. ~ This cycle of poems was inspired by a visit to Tintern Abbey in Wales. Previous posts continue after … Continue reading A Time to be Given

Inspiring Poems: “Tintern Abbey”

Inspiring Poems: “Tintern Abbey”

In his book "Immortal Diamond", Richard Rohr says that "We are made for transcendence". I can still vividly remember reading these lines for the first time as a teenager in my bedroom in Wandsworth, London.  They took me out and away from suburban life and into this very sens of the transcendent : . “These beauteous … Continue reading Inspiring Poems: “Tintern Abbey”

A Year of Inspirers (4) – William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth inspired me with words about beauty and  transcendence... It is a beauteous Evening, calm and free; The holy time is quiet as a Nun Breathless with adoration; the broad sun Is sinking down in its tranquillity; The gentleness of heaven is on the Sea: Listen! the mighty Being is awake, And doth with … Continue reading A Year of Inspirers (4) – William Wordsworth