Tuesday, December 1

Tag: meaning

JOY . . . in walking along the Edge of Eternity

JOY . . . in walking along the Edge of Eternity

“Few can foresee whither their road will lead them, till they come to its end.” The Two Towers, J.R.R. Tolkien I was walking along the Edge of Eternity, when a goose approached. The goose set a calculating eye on me, saying "I knew you when. I knew you when the sun was young. You were a secret written in code on the Angel Uriel's wing." Uriel (or Oriel) - one of the seven archangels. According to the tradition, Uriel is the angel who leads us to our destiny © 2018, Jamie Dedes (The Poet by Day and The BeZine); Photo credit ~ JJ Harrison via Wikipedia under Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike 3.0 Unported license

The Glass Moon

inner peace, Joy, poem, Poetry
have you noticed the many qualities of the night, the way it can inspire a sudden sense of fantasy, coming on to you like a dandy, cheeky and strutting it temps you to pluck its gaudy sequins and string them into garland or maybe take its hand to skate across the glass moon or to twirl on the lunatic edge and the cusp of intuition: oh! the depth of knowing . . . beauty in night winds leaves you breathless; and have you seen how quiet meditations on midnight hues illuminate the book of your life like the bright gold and jewel colors of a medieval manuscript, moving you page by page with the same fluid arabesque as a dancer or the sweet heat of a lover’s fingers sketching secrets on your heart and sharing messages like old souls tend to do; then, in a sudden burst of starlight, you understan...
Of Desert Streams and Thirsty Sould (An Advent Reflection)

Of Desert Streams and Thirsty Sould (An Advent Reflection)

Advent, Art, Collage, Poetry, Quote, spiritual practices, Spirituality
OF DESERT STREAMS AND THIRSTY SOULS 17 When the poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue is parched with thirst, I the Lord will answer them, I the God of Israel will not forsake them. 18 I will open rivers on the bare heights, and fountains in the midst of the valleys; I will make the wilderness a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water. 19 I will put in the wilderness the cedar,  the acacia, the myrtle, and the olive; I will set in the desert the cypress, the plane and the pine together, 20 so that all may see and know, all may consider and understand, that the hand of the Lord has done this, the Holy One of Israel has created it. Advent is a time of longing, of waiting, of spiritual thirst. In this passage, Isaiah seizes on the abundant metaphors offered b...