Gillian Thurlby

Doubt - Poem by Gillian Thurlby

Speak to me your doubts
Your certainty repels
Tell me of your fears
Your honesty compels

No one can be right
And have an open mind
Let’s search the sacred everywhere
And cherish what we find
The truth cares little
What we think of it
Only thoughts divide
And one who loves another
May encounter God
Hiding deep inside
Some people have eternity
In the day that’s called today
A glimpse of heaven here on earth
And stillness seems to be the key

Do not show me your conviction
When you talk to me
Say rather that you, too, are mystified
Then shall we not agree?

Comments about Doubt by Gillian Thurlby

  • (9/18/2005 2:35:00 AM)

    How very true! Certainty of belief is indeed repellent and usually goes with intolerance (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, September 4, 2005

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