MYSTICAL POEMS: “Vision” by Elizabeth Reninger

Vision   Go out after midnight with the sky trembling in snowy light — each star holding its filament of desire. Merge your mind with the spiraling galaxies — with a movement so large only Your heart can encompass it. Drop your prayer into the ear of God. Write a poem to help her hear…

SHORT POEMS: “What we need is here” by Wendell Berry

“What we need is here”  Geese appear high over us pass, and the sky closes. Abandon, as in love or sleep, holds them to their way, clear in the ancient faith: what we need is here. And we pray, not for new earth or heaven, but to be quiet in heart, and in eye, clear….

Poems about Love and hate: “It’s simple” by M. Linda Steffey

IT’S SIMPLE A Spiritual And Inspirational Poem from All-Creatures.org Spiritual and Inspirational poetry that touch the heart and soul, and provoke the mind. IT’S SIMPLE O Lord, my prayer is simple It’s not so hard to say But for man to do it Has taken ever and a day… To LOVE.. for me is simple…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “Sit and be still” by Wendell Berry

“Sit and be still”    Sit and be still until in the time of no rain you hear beneath the dry wind’s commotion in the trees the sound of flowing water among the rocks, a stream unheard before, and you are where breathing is prayer. by Wendell Berry

POEMS: “Bridge of Prayer” by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Bridge of Prayer The bridge of prayer from heavenly heights suspended     Unites the earth with spirit-realms in Space. The interests of those separate worlds are blended     For those whose feet turn often toward that place. In troubled nights of sorrow and repining,     When joy and hope seem sunk in dark despair, We…

POEMS: “Morning Poem” by Mary Oliver

  Morning Poem Every morning the world is created. Under the orange sticks of the sun the heaped ashes of the night turn into leaves again and fasten themselves to the high branches — and the ponds appear like black cloth on which are painted islands of summer lilies. If it is your nature to…