Category Archives: Poems

Poems to help others share in my experiences and lessons.

My Dearest Friend

My dearest friend is not far away My dearest friend has come to stay He’s found a room in my heart And He never stops beating to the rhythm of His own drum His drum beats and encourages me I … Continue reading

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Dark Night of the Soul is a way of Purgation

I was reading the Dark Night of the Soul the other day and I was inspired by St. John of the Cross’ image to represent the process of purgation through contemplation. He used the analogy that God is a painter … Continue reading

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Covenant love

Learning to love is not an easy task. It takes good examples, commitment and time. Good examples can be found in our parents, friends, or community. This weekend, I witness covenant love at the City of the Lord Convocation. My … Continue reading

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Memories of the Heart

Simply lovely– Your Face in all its ways. Simply beautiful– Your breathe seeking my lungs So exquisite your kiss and lips on my head. So loving, my God. What do you want from my heart? I lay here in silence … Continue reading

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My Mother: Our Lady of Grace

Mother Mary You hold me close as I rest upon your shoulder, Close to your  heart I hear every beat proclaiming Christ’s love. You are His Pure Vessel You come to us as a gift, as a mother– Someone to … Continue reading

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Spiritual Sisterhood Starts in the Heart

My sister and I are extremely close. So close that we often don’t need words; we only need laughter. We are not only sisters in blood; we are sisters in our hearts. I have been contemplating the brokenness with my sisters in … Continue reading

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Even with scars, children love

I want to drown myself in Your Word, kiss my lips to your heart; Drown in your mercy and love. I want to run to Your arms, not thinking about the future; Just live in the here and now. I … Continue reading

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