solitude: a vision of nothing
save the power of God to meet us where we’re at
and graft us in, a frail branch, isolated and lonely,
to a fruitful vine, bursting with health
vital and enduring
When we get alone with God there is this opportunity for him to pour His Life into our life, to renew the inner man or woman. To feed and strengthen the things of the soul; to restore our faith when it may have run dry or gone untended too long. Solitude is a time of Coming, not Doing. It is a rich (and rewarding) spiritual practice.
This features in my NEW BOOK of poems, LONGINGS OF THE SOUL, a poetic response