Seeds of God

Pear seeds grow to pear trees
Grass seeds grow to sod
Nut seeds grow to nut trees
God seeds grow to God

For His seed is within us
Let us nurture it to grow
Through the Word and prayer
His very nature, know

Let this be our treasure
To cherish and to keep
Our joy and our hope
Let its roots run deep

In soil of the soul
To permeate and seep
Let His blossom bloom
The fruits of Spirit, reap

“The seed of God is in us. Given an intelligent and hard-working farmer, it will thrive and grow up to God, whose seed it is; and accordingly, its fruits will be God-nature. Pear seeds grow into pear trees, nut seeds into nut trees, and God seed into God.”
—Meister Eckhart

Tweaking Dylan

When the rain is blowing in your face
And the whole world is on your case
I could offer you a warm embrace
To make you feel my love

When you are lonely and the night appears
And there is no one there to dry your tears
I would hold you for a million years
To make you feel my love

I know you have your doubts and that’s ok
Know that I am always near
I’ve loved every moment of your life each day
Come let me take away your fear

I offer mercy, always will pursue
I’d go willing to the cross for you
And oh, there’s nothing that I wouldn’t do
To make you feel my love

When storms are raging on the rolling sea
And have nowhere else to turn
When hope you’re needing, set your gaze on me
Into my arms you can return

Come share my joy, beyond dreams come true
No, there’s nothing that I wouldn’t do
I’d go to the ends of the earth for you
To make you feel my love

What is This Love?

What is this love
You bless us this day
A knowledge so deep
Of You to portray

A drawing of greater
One of transforming
That calls us to move
To You of conforming

One of compassion
One of mercy
A call to connect
In peace, unity

A treasure so precious
We want it to stay
In mystery great
That we give it away

A Mantra Here

Hush now my beloved
All will be OK
Let us dwell together
Listen to what I say

Receive my gift of love
For all eternity
Ingrain it in your soul
Of this, your focus be

Repeat it now my child
A mantra here for thee
Wherever you may go
My God is loving me

Shining our light bright
Hope for all to see
A gift to overflow
In sharing joyfully

Lesson of the Sunrise

In our Gods great love
Beginning of each day
An offering of prayer
What does the sunrise say?

Let us begin anew
Wash the old away
Shining light to all
A beautiful display

A gift freely blessed to all
Of vision, warming love
Tender touch of growth
A drawing to above

To all creation calls
The key to unity
Laying the light down
In great humility

Through the night, a lesson
Of everyday to see
For when the sunrise comes
Life after death there be

Fruit of the Receiving

A practice to develop
One no greater of
Truly life transforming
Receiving of God’s love

How often do we stop
To listen when we pray
To know our God is loving
Every moment of each day

When we’re stuck in traffic
Or waiting in a line
To know that I am cherished
The Word of God divine

Heart of the consuming
Love will overflow
Greater in the sharing
His joy here to know

One of the Sunrise

Come now my child
In prayer let us be
To dwell in the sunrise
Right here you and me

One of such beauty
Of colors so bright
To be of rejoicing
To be of the light

Receiving the Spirit
Of deep contemplation
Love of consuming
Source of inspiration

Go be my sunrise
Of love colors bright
One of rejoicing
One of the light

How Many Times

How many times
Do I need to receive?
Your message of love
Before I believe

How many times
Do I need to learn?
Your grace is free
That it’s unearned

How many times
Do I need to say?
I need to make time
To be with You and pray

How many times
Do You say it’s, OK?
Continue to seek me
Every moment, every day

Emptiness of Winter

The sky is gray
The trees are bare
The air is cold
No colors share

The air is still
Emptiness here
In silence found
A seed of prayer

To warm the soul
To seek the light
Of fruit received
In Spirit bright

Of soil blessed
Of hope to keep
In binding of
These roots grown deep