The Prayer of St Richard

Thanks be to you, our Lord Jesus Christ, for all the benefits which you have given us, for all the pains and insults which you have borne for us. Most merciful Redeemer, Friend and Brother, may we know you more clearly, love you more dearly, and follow you more nearly, day by day. Amen.

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Simple Pilgrim

Just a simple pilgrim of life I am A sojourner of dreams  A wayfarer of thoughts  The wonder of words is my love  The magic of music is my muse  The enchantment of art is my saviour  The unnecessity of antagonism is my adversity  The constancy of conflict is my nemesis  The abundance of intolerance…

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The Hermit

Dreamy solitude Wonderful, thought provoking peaceful For to be a thought and word hermit Hidden from the world, alone Just you and words A silent sanctuary of imagination and prose What a dream

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The Four Seasons

The four seasons our moods Spring hope for the new dawn of light Summer basking in the glorious light Autumn the slow spiral downward towards darkness Winter the feeling of the cold chill of darkness Then a new year the cycle begins afresh Whilst we wish for perpetual summer

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The Screech of Seagulls

The waves envelope me the biting wind stings stones underfoot cause pain seagulls screech in my ears The Sea provides warmth the Breeze refreshes the Soul the Stones remind of the wonder of the Earth the Seagulls reinforce we are one with Nature  Wholeness  overwhelms

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Lilac

Kaleidoscope wings oscillating you flutter forth and back zigzagging and dancing around the blossoming lilac

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Silently

Celestial silence surrounds me Driving hail noiselessly hitting the window Relentless wind inaudibly gushing around For it’s seen silently

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The Biting Wind

As biting wind stings the face Absence of love pains the heart As burning sun scorches the skin Cruel words set fire to wellness  As bird song brings joy Kindness delivers happiness

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Time and Space

With your infinite grace and beauty you teach that love can endure through time and space for it is magical and pure You guide us to understand the depth of our soul the beauty that we are how to make ourselves whole You are companion to many a glorious light to seek for you remind…

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The Little Pebble

Shiny little pebble What have you seen What have you experienced Born in the heat of a furnace Worn down by your environment Trampled on for eons You are a wonder an inspiration  For how you shine beautifully

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Plane of Dreams

With a yawn darkness closes in on me The world of consciousness is left I visit the plane of dreams On my travels I see much I hear much Whether I take heed of the wisdom conveyed another matter But messages there are For the plane of dreams tells us much we need to know…

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Riddle

Missing There is something missing Some are happy to just exist For others they know they are more What though is the question And the answer is unknown They know they are not meant to be what they are But don’t know what they are meant to be It’s a paradox Always on the mind…

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Ecosystem

The forest crashes down the earth trembles this is what our mind at it’s worst resembles Flowers are in bloom the sky is blue our mind as the light shines though When our mind  suffers an ecosystem shift we all need  understanding a loving lift

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The Struggle

The struggle Trying to break free Claw the way out Us Trapped in our own veneer A lifetime incarcerated Imprisoned within ourselves  But we will escape and we will be free

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The Serenity Prayer

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change;  courage to change the things I can;  and wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time;  enjoying one moment at a time;  accepting hardships as the pathway to peace;  taking, as He did, this sinful world as it is, not…

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The Lord’s Prayer

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come; thy will be done; on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil.…

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