The treasure is deeper Than most understand Buried beyond darkness beyond desert sand Beyond all pleasure beyond all hurt Where the mysteries of the universe Converse With the human heart.
Gazing at the sunset Changed my mood Here was food For the soul To be made whole By gazing On transcendence And infinite horizons. Inspired by Richard Rohr: “We are made for transcendence and endless horizons”
. Made for transcendence And endless horizons . We stared Through a glass darkened . By absence Of light . Now lift your gaze See deeper still . Let your mind glimpse The glorified vision . Just Right. . Inspired by a phrase in the book "Immortal Diamond" by Richard Rohr: "We are made for … Continue reading Made for Transcendence
To be carried beyond Our own limitations ~ Set free to see A deeper vision ~ A gift of transcendence Imparted to some ~ New meanings, fresh feelings, Hidden from none. ~
A secular world Suffocated ~ The spiritual longings Of generations ~ Who felt tanscendence Who knew beauty ~ But how could they connect Without a God ~ And a community Of others who believed ~ Governed by Grace? ~
~ The desire For security may ~ Prevent us From discovery ~ Of the mystery Of existence ~ So move Into the better way ~ Of spiritual Communion ~ And the gift Of transcendence. ~ Image by Amanda Forman from Pixabay
~ In the silence I become ~ Aware Of transcendence ~ Beyond the ticking Of the clock ~ Beyond the sensations Of bone and flesh ~ Beyond the room Beyond this place ~ I am slowly Turning ~ In an infinite Universe space ~ And receiving The warming rays ~ Of God’s glorious Grace. ~ … Continue reading Transcendence
“We are made for transcendence and endless horizons”Immortal Diamond, p.viii This is one of my favourite of Richard Rohr's sayings in his wonderful book Immortal Diamond. He offers an inspiring insight and vision for being – for just being human. He is also, however, very aware of human fallibility, human folly and human evil. Yet … Continue reading Immortal Diamond (6) – Made for Transcendence
For me, T.S.Eliot is the writer of time, of love, of spirituality, and of "the desert". He writes about the spiritual desert -"The Waste Land" - as he calls it in one of his most influential early works. Lines from "Choruses from The Rock" These lines were inspired by his poetry: Movements of Time I. … Continue reading A Year of Inspirers 2021 (1) – love and illumination, and the desert – T.S.Eliot
. Attend To all . That points Beyond . Beauty Kindness . Love Transcendence . Glimmerings Of another world . Attend To all . That points Beyond .