Creative Writing: Inspirational Poetry

Sunday Inspiration. “Dark Night”: A Poem

Every spiritual tradition has writings and teachings about what Christians call… The dark night of the soul. It’s understood to be a necessary pre-cursor to receiving the light of redemption. That’s not how it feels while you’re there, though. Dark times are hard, we can resist but when we do, perversely, we find we’ve missed out on their transformative potential. This poem is about giving the dark times their due. ~~~ Life said to the wanderer: wait without waiting. Kneel yourself down there, on stone- hearted stone. Set down your hope too. It could be mistaken. And fold up that…

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