Brother Jonathan Gardner
Biography of Brother Jonathan Gardner
Brother Jonathan Gardner Poems
I saw God today, as I left the train. A teenager helped a stranger carry a shopping bag, He took the strain.
Wonder: The Creator's Gift To You
Wonder sees beyond the physical world, With eyes beyond eyes. Wonder makes us still and tremble in awe As we consider our lowliness and humility of heart.
Into the void His word went forth. What was not. Is! Light and life accompanied His utterances
Wisdom In Stasis ('Martian Poetry' Style...
Invisible barriers of silica stand, Between luminescence and me. Nickel oxide and cobalt, too, Bathe many carbon bundles in waves of blue.
Song Of Hannah, The
Praying night and day, from her being, her core, Poor, poor Hannah cried out. Praying out loud, until hoarse, until she could verbalise no more, Persistently, she continued.
Quiz Poem #4: World City
The city bears the name of a goddess with an owl near, And she assisted Jason, Heracles and others of old. She's sometimes seen with helmet, shield or spear, This matronly, patronly, petrified leader is quite bold.
Quiz Poem #2: World City
This marble capital to guess is, from two brothers, born. Queen Victoria eyes Caesar's, Awfully Painful corns. A mnemonic of seven mounds sieze hers.
Song Of Simeon, The
The young couple came to the Jerusalem Temple that day. No lamb for the slaughter like the rich, brought near. But turtle doves like the poor; to give thanks for the birth, And brought with contrite hearts and holy fear.
A Message From A Senior Demon To A Junio...
A word of advice from our master below You should not be complacent, junior djin, nor go with the flow. The war is hurting some, but more needs to be done.
Quiz Poem #3: World City
The 'triumphant one' in a sea of sand, founded by caliphs of old, and once the prize of the 'emperor' from France. Hanging Church and the Virgin's tree, to enhance?
Afon Nant Peris
The rivulet, though small and easily straddled is vast and wide, a veritable raging and restless torrent to the minutiae of creatures that live along its bank, live in it or under it.
Interior Castle, The
These 'reptiles' won't go away. They curse and shout, and do so, so near. They are here to stay. They live in the dark recesses where they hold sway,
Quiz Poem #1: World City
This ancient capital is old, and an ascending dragon at that, and it gobbled the place of the perfume pagado even without an eye being bat. St Joseph has his 'seat' there, above the hoi poloi The eastern city you seek, is that of.....
St Benedict's Ladder
Saint Benedict's twelve steps to humility, Is like a ladder that we each should ascend. For in applying them to our life we might achieve sanctity, And reach bliss and tranquility in the end
If you would but listen to the music of life,
your body would sway in time to the beat.
If you would but gaze at beauty,
your mind would skip with delight at the colours on display.
If you would but ponder and feel deep within your soul the rhythm of God,
then you would know the reason you are here -
God's unique and eternal expression of love to the world.