Archive for January, 2012

An Irish Blessing

One of my all time favorites, not mine but have to share


I wish you not a path devoid of clouds,
Nor a life on a bed of roses,
not that you might never need regret,
nor that you should never feel pain.
No, that is not my wish for you.
My wish for you is:
That you might be brave in times of trial,
when others lay crosses upon your shoulders.
When mountains must be climbed,
and chasms are to be crossed.
When hope can scarce shine through.
That your gift God gave you
Might grow along with you
and let you give the gift of joy
to all who care for you.
That you may always have a friend
who is worth that name.
Whom you can trust, and who helps
you in times of sadness.
Who will defy the storms
of daily life at your side.
One more wish I have for you
that in every hour of joy and pain
you may feel God close to you.
This is my wish for you,
and all who care for you.
This is my hope for you,
Now and forever

Never left

Everyday without contact i die inside, yet my hunger for You grows.

i seek You but You are hidden among the forest, in plain sight yet a shadow.

i am blinded to all around me for my focus is finding You.

i am deafened by the sound of my heart beating, resonating in my body, quaking me from within.

Your scent lingers at my nose, i breathe in deep. The smell of Your skin fills my lungs, driving the passion i have for You.

i feel You close, warmth surrounds me yet i do not see.

As i lean and peer around a tree seeking You, my fingers touch smoothe flesh.

Lightning through my soul, my fingertips become the grounding rod to Your energy and my body rocks from the feel of You.

Tears of joy flow gently onto Your skin and down my cheeks.

i taste my uncertainties in the salt of my tears which soon turns to the sweetness of Your kisses on my lips.

Your strong arms engulf me as my senses consume You.

Through the deafening thumping within, Your voice penetrates me, quiet words calm my heart, “shhhh shhhhh my love.

Though You may not see me I have never left you precious…..