Tag Archives: heaven

Southwark air

The planes and the birds make it sound like summer The sun on my face feels like summer But the ground freezing my feet reminds me of frost barely two hours gone. There’s a feel I call the Southwark feel … Continue reading

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White lines for Tim

Why all the fuss? It’s just a slice of carrot. But look at it; Really look. Doesn’t it make you wonder If every slice of carrot Is as unique As every snowflake? How many heavenly wonders do we miss every … Continue reading

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Life’s journey

I stumbled in the dark Through thick green undergrowth Refusing to hear the many words that came my way And seeing only the odd brief glimpse of heaven. Yet something in me yearned for what I would not seek. I … Continue reading

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Prayers for Mary

It’s not my tradition, but thousands of people worldwide down the ages pray to Mary or ask her to pray for them. I am starting to put together some ideas for an Advent themed meditation and was thinking about how … Continue reading

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What if?

I”m not generally a fan of ‘what if’ scenarios; they too easily become ‘if only’ and lead to regrets and negative outlooks on life. The exception, of course, is in creating plots for fiction. Under that guise, it suddenly becomes … Continue reading

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Be still

Be still. Be still, as we are still. I climbed the steps beneath the shady trees. A stillness defined only by what disturbs it. A noisy flapping, clacking sound. I draw near, peek round the corner. Nothing but a pair … Continue reading

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Augustine

Augustine

Meet Augustine, one of my family of goldfish.

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Raindrop

A raindrop Separate Complete Discrete from its environment. Surface tension Holds it apart Isolated Alone. Earthly life Wrapped about And held by fear Discrete from its environment Enthralled by death Held apart Isolated Alone. What keeps a raindrop discrete from … Continue reading

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Joy

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 Excuse for wet moping Yet neither of these Could compete with the … Continue reading

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Perspectives

Earth is but a raindrop in the sea of heaven. How does that make you view your own dealings upon this earth?

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