Lonely Souls poem video

Here’s a link to the video I created 2 years ago for my poem “Lonely Souls”

Lonely Souls a poem by me

Prayer of Teilhard de Chardin

Picture taken of quote from the book, Prayers For Your Future Husband by Robin Jones Gunn and Tricia Goyer

Above all, trust in the slow work of God.We are quite naturally impatient in everything to reach the end without delay.We should like to skip the intermediate stages.We are impatient of being on the way to something unknown, something new.

And yet it is the law of all progressthat it is made by passing through some stages of instability—and that it may take a very long time.

And so I think it is with you;your ideas mature gradually—let them grow,let them shape themselves, without undue haste.Don’t try to force them on,as though you could be today what time(that is to say, grace and circumstances acting on your own good will) will make of you tomorrow.

Only God could say what this new spiritgradually forming within you will be.Give Our Lord the benefit of believingthat his hand is leading you,and accept the anxiety of feeling yourselfin suspense and incomplete.

—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ, excerpted from Hearts on Fire

Open #poem

This poem I wrote for a Hope Writers challenge was in my memories today and I wanted to share it! 😁

Speak to me lord for I am listening
My heart is an OPEN book and you are the author
I want my life to be your story
Because only your words are life giving water

Use me lord to write your words
I want to be OPEN
To share what I’ve learned
Because only you can save this broken and hurting world

© Tiffany Brown 2020