Tag Archives: Poetry

On a Wing and a Prayer

Every morning, I make time and space for prayer. Just before the rest of ‘my world’ wakes up, I come to prayer as a total person, turning my attention to the Totally Other Person. I have learned recently that that … Continue reading

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Live Life in Moments, Not Minutes

One can count time either in minutes or in moments. Minutes are the ticking of the clock, the inevitable passing away of events and opportunities. Moments are the feeling of a heartbeat, the happy unfolding of life with all its … Continue reading

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The Heartbeat of the Universe

I love each new day that breaks out with the light of dawn, another chance for life to fully blossom out for me. But I also look forward to the quiet and stillness that night has to offer to roost … Continue reading

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And Who Is my Neighbor?

The neighbor is not he who passed by on the opposite side, in order not to be bothered in one self-busy-ness, Not to have to attend to someone in distress, Not to lose time and money to help another person. … Continue reading

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Failing Senses and Heavenly Scents

I am increasingly becoming hard of hearing Many sounds and conversations I do not hear Am I being attuned to heavenly sounds Because the end is drawing near? My eyesight seems to be fading too I have to squint to … Continue reading

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When You’re Down, Look Up

I’ve had my share of life’s affluence More than I could have imagined I dreamt of a life of ease and comfort I still wonder now how it all happened I’ve had my share of influence, Power and control over … Continue reading

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A Prayer for a Strong Faith

The tender morning comes with its promise of hope and renewal. The dawn drives the darkness away to bring us a brand new day. The gloom that often comes upon us is like the night that covers us. It is … Continue reading

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It’s Only Words

I have always been fascinated by words. I enjoy reading them and I just love writing them. When I am happy I turn to words to express my happiness. When I am sad and down, I turn to words to … Continue reading

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Love Without Limits Nor Conditions

Love, like a spring, is life giving. Love, like water, refreshes and rejuvenates. I love it when I can tell someone that I will make time for him or her. It is an act of the will, a choice, to … Continue reading

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Pentecost

Come, Holy Spirit, come! And from your celestial home      Shed a ray of light divine! Come, Father of the poor! Come, source of all our store!      Come, within our bosoms shine. You, of comforters the best; … Continue reading

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