Tag: #light

life and faith

Treasures mined in darkness

Darkness is not my friend. Mole-like as I may be with having M.E, I dislike a total lack of light. It reminds me of times as a child when I felt lost and afraid. Speaks of covert things. I’ve lived with a shadow side, beset by pain and shame from …
life and faith

Out of darkness

I sense my soul leaning toward the light as I sit in situations of struggle. Stretched yearningly like a plant desperate for its source of warmth and nourishment. And I’m encouraged by things stirring in the muddy undergrowth, tentatively appearing as signs of life in dark places. Sun’s rays are starting …
life and faith

Moving toward the light

I’d woken early that day, managed to catch the first tentative rays of incipient dawn breaking into the grey leaden gloom of a winter morn. My soul was soothed by the sight of sky sighing out its pale-rose beauty. Marvelling anew at the glory signs, my thoughts tumbled out in …
life and faith

Out of darkness

A child develops in darkness. Entombed in the womb. Cushioned and cradled within its comfortable confines. They grow toward the day when they will emerge, blinking, into the light. Stretch tenuous fingers toward all that awaits to embrace them. At a point in time they will draw in air, breathe …