Heartbeat

As she glides over hillocks you may discern a glint of a smile the life she sought pulling an indescribable yearn She soars over mountains a thought impossible feat her freedom has been found A promise has been made enjoy each and every heartbeat

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Help Me Live It

Oh Lord, You’re beautiful Your face is all I see For when Your eyes are on this child Your grace abounds to me Oh Lord, please light the fire That once burned bright and clean Replace the lamp of my first love That burns with holy fear I want to take Your Word and shine…

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The Shallows

Through the shallows he walks water falling in tears from boots worn Each step, each effort takes him further from that he mourns The shadows left long behind his past a distant dream Contentment he will find once he has travelled life’s stream

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Chirp Chirp

Tweet tweet chirp cheep soothing melody to my weary ears Chirp chirp cheep cheep water of peace washing away the years The wondrous sound of life wiping away a thousand lonely tears

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I Arise Today

Christ with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ in me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me, Christ on my right, Christ on my left, Christ where I lie, Christ where I sit, Christ where I arise, Christ in the heart of everyone who thinks of me, Christ in the mouth of every one…

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Swaying

The gentle movement draws me in The slow hypnotic methodical swaying mesmerises Just focused on the motion I feel serenity wash over me For a moment or two Any troubles dissipate into the void

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The Butterfly Whisperer

With a soothing voice and gentle touch She extends her finger to use as a crutch Her little friend feels her affection For the little girl has a magical connection She is one with nature nature is one with her This is the way of the butterfly whisperer

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Meander of Magic

The Coast Path a journey of joy a wander of wonder a meander of magic Not another soul can be heard The sublime bliss of ballads of birdsong the nattering of nature touch the soul Each crunching footstep a step closer to peace a step further away from harm As if the path of Nirvana…

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Little Blue Tit

Little Blue Tit I see you often Whipping this way and that From bush to tree, tree to bush Until some food you arrive at Your home is my garden Where you live I do not know But somewhere is your nest Or as I like to call it, your chateau Seeing you come and…

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The Fairy

With a skip the fairy leaps with beaming glee over hedge and bush invisible to you and me A gentle flutter she makes zipping to and fro playing and dancing whilst her radiant wings glow If we listen hard enough a giggle may be heard If lucky we may see movement indistinct and blurred

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The Lord Is My Shepherd

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will…

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Cords

The Rainbow is collapsing Doves save the day cords of Hope lift as the Rainbow gently sways

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The Phoenix

Transformational from old to Young the Phoenix a legend rejoiced in Song Renewal the heart of the Story in it we find peace in all its Glory

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Transformation

You show us the power of metamorphosis with strength of will we can transform As the caterpillar becomes the beautiful butterfly we can emerge stronger subdue the storm

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Stillness

Still drops of water on the window Motionless cat staring something taken her fancy Stillness in the air For nothing is moving except the slow beat of my heart A time for quiet contemplation collect one’s thoughts For calm and peace is found

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Morning Light

The owl is my eyes and my spiritual shield with her at my side everything is revealed The moon is my light which guides my course as I seek my destination and source Nature is my teacher that the future is bright However dark it seems there will be morning light

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Memories

Memories flitter across my mind I wonder without them would I be me Without  I would be an empty shell My memories are me

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Prayer of St Francis

Lord make me an instrument of your peace Where there is hatred, let me sow love Where there is injury, pardon Where there is doubt, faith Where there is despair, hope Where there is darkness, light And where there is sadness, joy O divine master grant that I may Not so much seek to be…

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The Nomad

The dusty trail the Nomad walks Beyond voluptuous valleys Across fields of sun burnt pastures  The chaotic world left behind  With no one in sight  He walks without sound or murmur  In quiet contemplation of that he has left  And of the future unknown  With each step of his worn boots The weight lifts from…

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The Grassy Field

The grassy field with eyes sealed is where I sat Wishing to be healed With no vision the world I clearly heard the bees buzzing The song of a nearby bird For that moment with just my ears my thoughts I wiped away life’s tears

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Tawny Owl

Tawny Owl  Are you hither Your rustle is heard Like a whisper  Your presence  I can sense  That eerie feeling  and suspense  Always close  but never seen  Hidden in the tree so green

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Free

You are in there somewhere  Where you and your herd roam Within the imposing deep dark forest  is your concealed and safe home  You are our neighbour we rarely see Just knowing you are there wild and free Fills our heart with joy and glee

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Migratory Bird

It’s difficult to comprehend the direction you are heading You think you are on path Then you find a dead end Or have somehow taken a wrong turn 🌑 Sometimes the hamster on a wheel Running faster and faster to reach your destination But find yourself where you started 🌑 Or the lemming Having to…

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The Shy Goat

Braving the cold the shy Mountain Goat  huddles and forages in her dazzling white coat Navigating the steep grazing as she goes The lush meadows  the Mountain Goat  happily forgoes

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Serendipity

Serendipity the stars bring forth A previous unknown becomes a known The known brings joy as if the missing nexus  has been found The nexus of completeness

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Glory Be

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

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Friendly Fire

This is a spur of the moment post, just a flow of possibly reasoned views. In my life my faith has meandered, I started off as a Christian, studied Buddhism, read the Quran and have looked at many other faiths, current and past. The conclusion I have reached is that all faiths are ultimately worshipping…

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A Pilgrimage

Striding across field and lake he has left his past long ago in his wake His is a pilgrimage of the soul to find that place where he is whole He believes such a place must exist where peace and harmony give a loving kiss

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