Inspired by John of the Cross (2)

These reflections and poems are kindly shared by Michael Hartland (aka Flowering Poverello), who blogs here. St John of the Cross also writes about longing – our spiritual longing for God – as a valid form of prayer.  I have found this very consoling when I feel like I lack the exact words, or the enthusiasm, … Continue reading Inspired by John of the Cross (2)

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Inspired by St John of the Cross (1)

This reflection and poem is kindly shared by Michael Hartland (aka Flowering Poverello), who blogs here. I first came across St John of the Cross through a small paperback version of “The Dark Night of the Soul”.  It’s maybe not a title that publishers would promote today!  But perhaps it spoke to my consciousness that … Continue reading Inspired by St John of the Cross (1)