The Fools Prayer

  

Oh my God,

I’m a silly sod,

All full of cheer,

But drowned in fear,

Of those out there,

All properly square,

Who look at me,

And all they see,

A man of insanity,

That’s my humanity.

Oh help me please

And put me at ease,

To play my part,

While set apart,

To use my humour,

While sharing rumour,

Of things unheard….

Your holy word.



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Till the moon comes again.

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Time it is, the tide to turn.

Pull of the moon, pull of the moon.

Gently stirring and drawing to itself.

The sea swelling and lifting,

Swelling and lifting.

Raising up and letting go,

Raising up and letting go.

Waves rolling in to kiss the beach.

Rolling  kissing, rolling kissing.

Driving up and dragging back,

Driving up and dragging back.

Sorting, sifting, pushing up,

Sorting, sifting, pushing up.

Leaving high and dry,

Assorted scraps of dross,

Glistening like morning dew.

Dragging back the shingle.

Moving into memory.

Dragging,  moving, dragging, moving.

Ripping off the bottom, driving along,

Ripping, driving, ripping, driving,

To throw onto some distant shore.

Wind rising, waves rolling,

Wind rising, waves rolling.

Surf flowing down the crest,

Back up and out ahead,

To dive back in…

Shattered…

Exausted…

Done…

Till the moon comes again.

The Journey…What do we seek?

  

What is it that we seek in life…..happiness? A sense of purpose…fulfilled? A feeling that we are doing what we are here for? Enlightenment or at least progress on that path?(if you believe in it). Perhaps a sense that your life has not been wasted? Or that you’ve done more good than harm? Unity with some divine essence that you might believe in?

Perhaps you’d like to write your own blog,whether public or private with your thoughts about what it is we seek. You could put a link to it below. 

Or you could comment below and join in the journey by sharing your view?..

For me I think that all the above examples fit for what it is I seek.

The Source

Seeking the source from where these words come 

Free will handed over and trust given that the source will flow

Holding still this turbid mind that it may clear and words seen and written

What gems from beyond the horizon today will bring?

On the surf of the tide that ebbs and flows

Catch the wave and feel moved to write down those marvels

And once again to stillness go to halt the interupted flow

Pausing in between the shallows of the seaborn driftwood

Lost again the tide has turned of the mis beguiling mind

  

I often wonder about my writing style compared to others. It seems that i often just write down what I think at that moment.

Is this style called stream of consciousness? If so it also links nicely in with the spirituality/philosophy that I study/try to live etc

So I decided to give it a fresh go, the above verses written(hopefully)in that manner trusting that the words that came, came from the source.

Please feel free to comment/discuss below

Journey Into The Unknown

Would you like to join me on a journey into the unknown? You may have a few questions, as do I…

  1. Who am I?
  2. Where are we going?
  3. Which direction?
  4. When are we leaving?
  5. What type of journey is it?
  6. What do we need to take with us?
  7. Where are we leaving from?
  8. Why are we going?
  9. What do we seek?
  10. What should we leave behind?

If you’d like to join me, then feel free to suggest changing or adding any questions