notes on hope and redemption: #11 – why ‘god’

Poem #35 from a second series of meditations titled: the Pilgrim (2) Back to the Pilgrim – Introduction what does god mean to you pilgrim what is the essence of god what does it represent life truth love mind spirit idol creator does the act of creation necessarily establish the linkage to obligation a two-way … Continue reading notes on hope and redemption: #11 – why ‘god’

notes on hope and redemption: #9 – in pursuit of value

Poem #34 from a second series of meditations titled: the Pilgrim (2) Back to the Pilgrim – Introduction are you a seeker of vindication pilgrim which of your beliefs has been dismissed what is the need that requires a tangible correction will you be enhanced what is your end-point pilgrim will you then be valued … Continue reading notes on hope and redemption: #9 – in pursuit of value

notes on hope and redemption: #8 – the human condition

Poem #33 from a second series of meditations titled: the Pilgrim (2) Back to the Pilgrim – Introduction anticipation is a form of anxiety pilgrim a trigger of tension and agitated distress yet anticipation is also home to hope desire kin to expectation this human condition is not an easy path © Frank Prem 2006 … Continue reading notes on hope and redemption: #8 – the human condition

notes on hope and redemption: #7 – prerequisite to grace

Poem #32 from a second series of meditations titled: the Pilgrim (2) Back to the Pilgrim – Introduction is it necessary to fall pilgrim before it becomes possible to rise or is rising an independent function where lies the state of grace © Frank Prem 2006 the Pilgrim (2) Poem #33: notes on hope and redemption: … Continue reading notes on hope and redemption: #7 – prerequisite to grace

notes on hope and redemption: #6 – the prospect of defiance

Poem #31 from a second series of meditations titled: the Pilgrim (2) Back to the Pilgrim – Introduction the white wisp is no more than a smear of swirling vapour in the brilliant blue pilgrim and yet look again it has swirled into a cloud defiant against a super-heated sun it grows look again it … Continue reading notes on hope and redemption: #6 – the prospect of defiance

notes on hope and redemption: #5 – contemplative droplets

Poem #30 from a second series of meditations titled: the Pilgrim (2) Back to the Pilgrim – Introduction the cup is half pilgrim half what something nothing do you desire it to be more are you sure that it is less drink and pour for this contemplation is not complete while there remain drops in … Continue reading notes on hope and redemption: #5 – contemplative droplets

notes on hope and redemption: #4 – a conceptual ethic

Poem #29 from a second series of meditations titled: the Pilgrim (2) Back to the Pilgrim – Introduction the concept of sin is itself a play on ethics pilgrim the criss-crossing of an imaginary line that distinguishes good from evil as the moon orbits the earth the earth the sun so a man may orbit … Continue reading notes on hope and redemption: #4 – a conceptual ethic

notes on hope and redemption: #3 – a place for impurity

Poem #28 from a second series of meditations titled: the Pilgrim (2) Back to the Pilgrim – Introduction to be free of sin pilgrim first you must know it if you do not know it how can it exist if it does not exist how can you rise above it how gain worth purity is … Continue reading notes on hope and redemption: #3 – a place for impurity

notes on hope and redemption: #2 – conundrum

Poem #27 from a second series of meditations titled: the Pilgrim (2) Back to the Pilgrim – Introduction at the appointed time pilgrim the buds of each tree swell and burst into leaf and flower this is so a glory of the world and yet they do not learn © Frank Prem 2006 the Pilgrim … Continue reading notes on hope and redemption: #2 – conundrum

notes on hope and redemption: #1 – addictive hope

Poem #26 from a second series of meditations titled: the Pilgrim (2) Back to the Pilgrim – Introduction the fundamental nature of hope pilgrim is both narcotic and human the one attracts fascinates absorbs pre-occupies the other yearns desires returns repeatedly to sip from the cup no matter that sweet transforms to bitter it is … Continue reading notes on hope and redemption: #1 – addictive hope