The line I quoted just above, struck a note for me. In my mind I saw an image of beautiful still waters, and it seemed so very desirable to come home like that. But how? Time for some experimental research. I’ve already done plenty of that, with my experiments in contemplation, meditation with the Jesus … Continue reading Waters of the soul (monster included)Read more →
A short reflection on Exodus 35:3 “You shall kindle no fire in all your dwelling places on the Sabbath day.” The Lord strictly forbids the Israelites to kindle a fire on sabbath. I am reminded of the Jews who, to this day, won’t turn on an engine or light on sabbath. It seems strange that … Continue reading Rest from God’s workRead more →
I look Into the night. It seems to be at rest. This moment when the people sleep, So still. I feel The eerie light, It cools my fevered mind. The silence slowly teaches me: Be still. I see The quiet space. My soul that would not sleep, Now, watching in the night, receives Some peace.Read more →
De zon streelt de gouden bladeren //
De aarde houdt haar adem in //
De tijd van afscheid is gekomen //
Nu nog de verwondering.