A Deacon’s Musing|July Verses

By Dea. Richard
July 30, 2016

This monthly blog is a collection of micro-poetry posted in twitter! In 140 characters, they are part prayer, thought, reflection, challenge or something in-between. We hope that they may lead to reflection, musing and perhaps even discussion!

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1
Within this soil
Upon this land
where Jack Pine tall stands
& maple leaves flutter
treaties stitch tapestry diverse
__________
Inspired by a dream called Canada …

 
2
Good Morning #Winnipeg
In lives trauma shattered
words fail
shadows deep
As platitude tempts
May we but witness be
__________
Inspired by power to witness …

 

 

3
Where hate emboldens death’s dealers
from Baghdad & Dhaka to Istanbul & Orlando
May we bear Love’s light of peace
__________
Inspired by Love’s promise …
 
4
It’s a big
bold
beautiful world
Where magnanimity & selfishness wrestle
& Choice beckons us toward wisdom dawning
__________
Inspired by a pale blue dot …
5
That which we see
changes not
until first deep we dig
into the rich soil we are
that awaits to transform
the world
__________
Inspired by soil moist …

 

 

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6
Good Morning #Winnipeg
Work there will always be
Compassion ever needed
So on this Sabbath
breathe
know enough
we are
__________
Inspired by faithful work …

 
7
In space
silent & sacred
when last did yourself sit
listening to how your harmony
cascades within Universe’s song?
__________
Inspired by the song we are …

 

 

8
Good Morning #Winnipeg
In parks & fields
boulevards & lanes
unreported everyday lives
celebrate neighbours we are
__________
Inspired by the untold stories of neighbours …

 
9
We may
plan & plot
prepare & ponder
the yonder path
Often
in the step unprepared
awakening stirs that which will be
__________
Inspired by the untold stories of neighbours …

10
Within reflection
shadow’s side waits
Deeply peer
mirror’d portal
The Self
longing to be whole
integration beckons
__________
Inspired by reflection’s promise …
 

 

11
Good Morning #Winnipeg
More than
survive or strive
We are companions blessed
nurture entrusted that Creation thrives
__________
Inspired by trees talking …

 
12
Letting go
paradox’s journey
to letting in
Clinging unto baubles precious
obscures dawning potential abundant
__________
Inspired by letting go …

 

 

13
In fear & anger’s narrative
Love awakens
that within you lies the Beloved
so in the Other
Beloved is met there too
__________
Inspired by the Beloved we are …

 
14
Good Morning #Winnipeg
As sol apex meets
& summer lavish lingers
May Sabbath days
renew each to action justice be
__________
Inspired by Sabbath & sun …

 

 

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