Tag Archives: heaven

Ascension Day

I posted this first in Bengeo Prayers but the joint ideas of heaven and earth seem relevant here, too. Do we stand gazing into heaven oblivious of the needs around us? Do we rush off trying to solve the world’s problems … Continue reading

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Jewels of time

When I look back At years of work in London Long hours in a basement room Home life rushed meals And falling into bed I do not see the details Just a big dark mass And pinpricked in that mass … Continue reading

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Heaven on Earth

Earth is but a raindrop In the sea of heaven And I am just a speck Within that drop of rain I travel to its edge And then I shall be free But even now I know That heaven is … Continue reading

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Silver lining

A picture of life Painted bold in the sky When we stand in the grey And keep asking, Why? Just raise your eyes Step forward a bit And find, as I have That heaven replies.

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Blue candle

A prayer Need not have words It can be A candle Lit to represent A heartfelt Deep desire. A large blue candle burned A while each day For many, many days For weeks And months Once words ran out To … Continue reading

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Heaven and earth

In special places, So they say, The veil, Is very thin That separates Our world From heaven. Maybe so, I cannot say, But this is What I see: That veil Is like a cloudy sky Ever shifting Over me. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Joy

Bit short on time recently so here’s a repeat from last year: As I walked up the road Joy welled in my heart Unexpected Unlooked for I could have felt sad My friends gave me cause The weather made ample … Continue reading

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One year on

Yes, it is a year since I started this blog with the following: Earth is but a raindrop in the sea of heaven. How does that make you view your own dealings upon this earth? It went under the title, … Continue reading

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Eternity and knowing

“It is eternity now. I am in the midst of it” Richard Jefferies, The Story of My Heart: My Autobiography How to explain my feeling On finding this quotation I opened a book And there it was Just waiting for … Continue reading

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Heaven is made of mini moments

My title today is inspired by Lucy’s post concerning the delights of almond croissants. But regular readers will have gathered by now something about my sentiments regarding time, eternity, joy and heaven. I don’t like to be too dogmatic about … Continue reading

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