POEMS: “For courage” by John O’Donohue

“For courage” When the light around lessens And your thoughts darken until Your body feels fear turn Cold as a stone inside, When you find yourself bereft Of any belief in yourself And all you unknowingly Leaned on has fallen, When one voice commands Your whole heart, And it is raven dark, Steady yourself and…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “It’s Each Of Us!”

It’s Each Of Us! I placed the votive candle, Into it’s beautiful glass holder, And noted how the frame, In which the wax was held, Was so badly bent and battered. For a moment, I paused, wondering, Was such a candle fit to light, In Remembrance of The Beloved, Framed in such imperfection, So very…

POEMS: “For Loneliness” by John O’Donohue

“For Loneliness”   When the light lessens, Causing colors to lose their courage, And your eyes fix on the empty distance That can open on either side Of the surest line To make all that is Familiar and near Seem suddenly foreign, When the music of talk Breaks apart into noise And you hear your…

MYSTIC POEMS: “Don’t Make Lists”

  “Don’t Make Lists” Every day a new flower rises from your body’s fresh soil. Don’t go around looking for fallen petals in a fairy tale, when you’ve got the golden plant right here, now, shooting forth in light from your eyes, your awakening crown. Don’t make lists, or explore ancient accounts. Forget everything you…

SPIRITUAL POEMS: “The Rose Unseen”

The Rose Unseen   I find it difficult to discard, Plants which are near to death, Failing, whatever the cause may be, For I, too, was once near death, Saved only by the Beloved Gardener. The legalists, the jurists of religion, Would have tossed my Soul aside, Onto the heap of the irredeemable, Deeming further…