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HUT AT THE EDGE OF THE CLIFF

By Uttam Gill, published on May 31, 2014

...and drifted, I realized I am at the edge of the cliff…In the margin of my thoughts suddenly I realized that there was instinctive force which could make my halt almost at the edge of the cliff…one step more I could have fall thousands feet down … I looked towards the side and in the twilight of the day I caught the breath taking sight of the hut at the edge of the cliff…I sensed the life exist at the edges too… I followed the distinctive trail, as if the trail waited for years to lead me to that hut… I reached there...Door was open with most welcoming gesture…The darkness... (more)

Tags: life, hope, darkness, light, cliff, hut

God's Promise

By Barbara MacDonald , published on Sep 12, 2013

...

Knowing it all

Will come to blossom

As is your human right...

Looking for you

I find you

Because I must

Because I care

And always will

Myself helping you carry on...

I am God's gift

Brought in love

Lifting you to the light

Leaving the darkness forever

Placed in a vault

Erased and forgiven...

Never give up

Never give in

For just when you

Thought you could not

You will find your strength

Beginning anew...

THIS IS GOD'S PROMISE TO US ALL...

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Tags: grace, light, smile, darkenss, god's gift to us

Light at the end o' the Tunnel

By Rahul, published on Mar 23, 2013

Anytime it feels like

can’t move on anymore

all hope is lost, or

there is no light at

the end of the tunnel.

Try helping someone,

someone random.

For it’s not what you get

but what you become that

matters in the end.

For if your thoughts define you,

then it’s your deeds that

build you slowly but surely.

And soon u will realise,

the light at the end o' the tunnel

was, all along within.

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Tags: life, motivation, help, hope, light, end

Light Even One Candle

By melanie jean juneau, published on Mar 15, 2013

There is a ritual on Holy Saturday night that never fails to move me to tears. After burning a bonfire outside and lighting the Pascal Candle, the congregation enters the dark church. The main celebrant carries this symbol of Christ's death and Resurrection. lowering it so an altar server can light his own candle. From this single candle, the light spreads as each person turns to light other candles near him.

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Quickly the church is suffused in a warm light, comforting candle light. All is quiet as the priest slowly walks... (more)

Tags: love, light, flame, make a difference

Surreal ? Are You Sure?

By melanie jean juneau, published on Feb 11, 2013

It was a conference for Sunday School teachers.

The crowd consisted of down-to-earth housewives, mothers, even some older, benevolent grandmotherly types. Lots of nice, well-meaning women attending, simply trying to fill a need at their church. Most were mothers who wanted to be involved in teaching the faith to their kids. My friend and I were the only Catholics in the group and that added to a feeling of alienation. So, I came albeit grudgingly and I really did not expect to learn anything more than a few interesting tips on how to hold children's interest.

I was pretty fed... (more)

Tags: light, joy, surreal, spiritual encounter

Misty Is Her Way

By D. Sager, published on Oct 14, 2012

I felt light traces of her fingertips, leaving a trail of pleasure long after they found other parts of my landscape to wander. My breathing slows, mind numbs, and a creeping satisfaction, like morning mist rolling down the hillside, fills every low place of my mind. The lows of sadness, footprints of giants pocketing my memory, cupped every delicate drop of her. These lined with the nature and nurture of excruciating experience, crushed me like shells on the shore, the pounding driving me into smaller and smaller pieces. Ah, but the mist of her touch, brought healing in the haze. The troubles... (more)

Tags: moon, night, soldier, soul, lies, scars, nature, prayer, light, drama, deceit, eyes, bruise, beast, gash, maim, nature of the beast, slimy, sweat

BOX OF DARKNESS

By Barbara MacDonald , published on May 11, 2012

Holding in my handsYour gift bestowed unwantedTo me an affirmation of sorrowCrucifixion of my heart and soulLeft dripping with melancholy...Still I hold this sacred knowledgeTransforming this curse intoBlessings which frees my existencePropelling me onward to embrace Luminaria of a candle burning within...Overabundance of purposelessRealities masked by inconsequential Addictive savoir-faire arrogance Will not abide with me ever toDestroy the elegance of transcendence...At last seeing the truth I refused toAcknowledge existed within your beingEyes wide open encompassing withForgiveness granted... (more)

Tags: poetry, freedom, darkness, light, vision, rebirth blackbird

In The Shadows

By Barbara MacDonald , published on Apr 24, 2012

In The Shadows Deep within the shadowA song could be heardImperceptible , a murmur of hopeIn the shadows a whisperOf contemplation and joyful voicesPersisted living in the silence...A gentle glimmer of lightShining through the darkness Illuminated grace mergingGiving birth to forgivenessGently laying downAffliction and tribulation...In the shadows murky figuresAppeared stiff at firstOpening to extendTheir hand and heartReaching beyond the narrowConfines of confusionWelcoming with a smile...In the shadowsMy tears fell like benedictionDripping to the floorWashing my heart cleanReleasing all that... (more)

Tags: grace, hope, light, vision, dark, enlighted

Shadow

By D. Sager, published on Apr 2, 2012

... grief. Let him turn which way he will, it falls opposite to the sun; short at noon, long at eve. Did you never see it?"

- Henry David Thoreau

It is an image unlike any living visage, stretching much further, a distortion that discerns reality. This is the shadow. The position of light influences the distortion of it, happening without my conscious decision. My only control is where I place myself in reference to the light. What is the light that I stand in? Where will this light strike me? This determines the length and breadth of my darkened friend. It is the light, unlike ... (more)

Tags: truth, fear, image, reality, darkness, light, shadow, assurance, companion, distortion, error, faults, lesson, step, venture, way

TURN TO THE LIGHT

By Barbara MacDonald , published on Mar 13, 2012

There will be days like this My Mama said...Days when everything you pick up knocks you back down.When comforts are empty and the world is noise.When the world is screaming and you still are deaf to it's meaningThe meaning being ONLY what they comprehend it to be.I will turn my face to the lightGo within and find a chalice of serenityWhich has been implanted in my soulFrom years and being branded by theFires of life's perplexities. There is still goodness in this worldthat even a river of tears cannever wash away.That the armies of adversity canNever destroy unlesswe choose to let them.On... (more)

Tags: poetry, faith, hope, darkness, light, strength, gratitude

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