10 of my favourite spiritual poems

I have a great love for poetry. I therefore love the Sufi tradition of using poetry to express our relation to the divine.
In this post I share 10 of my favourity spiritual themed poems. I would love to hear about your favourite poem!

Are you a Villain?

This blog is about villains. We all love to hate them.
From very early days, and in nearly all religions and spiritual movements there is good and evil.

Mother Teresa (26 aug 2010 – 5 sep 1997)

“People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some unfaithful friends and some genuine enemies. Succeed anyway. If you are honest and sincere people may deceive you. Be honest and sincere…

The God in Me greets the God in You

I, the fiery light of Wisdom, I ignite the beauty of the plains, I sparkle waters, I burn in the sun, and the moon, and the stars There are few words that come with more pre-conceived notions than the word God. I will tell you that I have plucked up all my courage in writing…

Of Fear and Love

Two weeks ago I was reading the book ‘Conversations with God’ by Naele Donald Walsh. If you like books that make you think and laugh at the same time, I very much recommend you read it. This sentence really struck me, as it seemed so applicable in my life right now: ‘…Every human thought, and…

Spreading Divine Joy

‘Beginning with the early dawn each day, I will radiate joy to everyone I meet. I will be mental sunshine for all who cross my path. I will burn candles of smiles in the bosoms of the joyless. Before the unfading light of my cheer, darkness will take flight. Let my love spread its laughter…

Your very best friend

Take a moment to think about your best friend. Think about all the qualities that your best friend has that makes them so great. It’s great to have someone in your life that is always there for you, gives you unconditional support, offers a shoulder to lean on and you can have fun with. Now,…