‘Silence’: Powerful Poem by Felicia Murrell
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‘Silence’: Powerful Poem by Felicia Murrell

Silence If you’re silent,you can hear the forest breathe,the holy hush of the tree’s limb. “Silence,” said Thomas Merton, “is God’s first language”:the way it soaks into your skin,surrounds you,blanketing you like the forest’s breath. Silence:The cadence of the land at rest,the body asleep,the heart awake. Silence:The deep rhythmic breathing of a mind slowed down,an…

Easter Haiku
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Easter Haiku

Hidden in sweet nectarthe cocoon waits for rebirth bejewelled wings rise. …. Lilies of the fieldwhite robed apostles of hope Dancing in the breeze. Heather Kiernan, Pax Christi Scotland Source: ICN

Poem: I take a Knee
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Poem: I take a Knee

I TAKE A KNEE EVERYDAY! To the Almighty God!To Jesus on the Throne, on the Cross!To Jesus in the Eucharist and in the Elders! I take a knee for the poor, for the sick, for the marginalized!I take a knee for the oppressed and the unevangelized!I take a knee for carers and mothers,For labourers and…