Tag: silence

Voice of My Soul

Prayers February 3, 2017

I return to silence,

to truth.

And out of THIS silence

comes a new voice,

the voice of my soul

and the courage to speak

from THIS place —

no longer held captive

by the thoughts

that are not quite me.

Let them be


Let it all

be there.

I will be

in a different place —

in reverence

of what is true.


Quieting January 18, 2017

There was something


in allowing life

to fall

quiet for a moment —

allowing the surface

to not be

as my mind

would have it.

I understood

most deeply,

in the quiet times,

the value in following

my heart —

even if it whispered


without words —

even if it was

my only connection

on earth —

even if it led

to just one meaningful


The Most Tender Place

Continuing On January 11, 2017

I held on

to a tiny whisper

from my heart

and the smallest bit

of silent space.

I had tried

all other ways

and sensed the time

had come to risk

all that was left

and let go of my mind’s

idea of how

this thing should go.

Anyway, that tiny whisper

couldn’t be ignored

much longer.

The way

to a new place

was through

all I didn’t know —

the most tender place,

this place of


A Little Lighter

Continuing On December 25, 2016

I found life

continued to unfold —

each of us

doing our best

to listen

to our own quiet prayer,

getting lost

and returning

again and again

to silence.

I found it a bit


after a while —

all the trying

to understand and


And so I continued on

as a part of

the mystery —

a little lighter —

participating without ever

leaving the space

within my deepest heart

and just below

the surface.