A Deacon’s Musing|October Verses

By Dea. Richard
November 11, 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!

Icon: twitter

1
Good Morning #Winnipeg
Amidst anxiety
mindful attention
awareness awakens
In this Now
wisdom reveals
threads bind
what was to
what will be
__________
Inspired by wisdom’s whisper …

 
2
When in strength
with caring we bear light
to those who in shadows stumble
We model strength humility grounded
& courage gently nurtured
__________
Inspired by gentle tenacity …

 

 

 

3
What then is justice?
Retribution rends reverence
of sacred souls’ sanctity
Restoration revives relations
once selfishly severed solidarity
__________
Inspired by nuanced justice …

 
4
Good Morning #Winnipeg
When distrust
weed sown
compassion strangles
Thanksgiving responds
gratitude’s promise
revealing community resilient
__________
Inspired by Thanksgiving …

5
Identity
manufactured or nurtured
Where we place value
will be visible in that which we do
& that which we do
others authenticity recognise
__________
Inspired by authenticity’s journey …

 

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

6
Good Morning #Winnipeg
That which you are told you are
how you look
speak
pray
cry
laugh
are simply facets of the limitless soul you are
__________
Inspired by infinity’s wonder …

 
7
In churning consumer cacophony
humility’s harvest invites attention
to embrace service’s gift
unconditionally offered
nurturing others shine
__________
Inspired by humility’s harvest …

 

 

 

8
Into each day
expected performance
binds that which you are
to present that which is expected
On this day
be unfettered
& audaciously be You
__________
Inspired by audacity …

 
9
Good Morning #Winnipeg
Creation constantly invites possibility
& comfort’s caress
inevitable change resists
May we
thus
courageously dream
__________
Inspired by dreams yet dreamt …

10
We fill time
parsed slots
bounding me from you
separating you from me
Yet we long
hand outstretched
to wholeness nurture & dreams fulfil
__________
Inspired by agendas let go …

 

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

11
Courage wears many faces
walks amidst many places
In fear & loss
grief & tear
calm & clamour
With each arrival
heart Other’s dignity upholds
__________
Inspired by courageous clarity …

12
Good Morning #Winnipeg
Faith
An outward response
to that which inward definition defies
Compassion tender
models what words cannot define
__________
Inspired by awkward words …

 


Tags: , , , ,

« « A Deacon’s Musing|White Privilege & Lament | Renewal: Updates (161112) » »


Comments are closed.

#wpgpres tweets!

Connect with Winnipeg Presbytery

120525.01
We're a United Church of Canada Affirming Ministry striving to embrace diversity.

National Church News

Sitemap

This website template has been create for the exclusive use of United Church of Canada.

Copyright 2014. All Rights Reserved. Created by A+ Computers and Services.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox

Join other followers: