Strong MercyViewed 425 times
My desires are many and my cry is pitiful,
but ever didst thou save me by hard refusals;
and this strong mercy has been wrought into my life through and through.
Day by day thou art making me worthy of the simple,
great gifts that thou gavest to me unasked---this sky and the light, this body and the
life and the mind---saving me from perils of overmuch desire.
There are times when I languidly linger
and times when I awaken and hurry in search of my goal;
but cruelly thou hidest thyself from before me.
Day by day thou art making me worthy of thy full acceptance by
refusing me ever and anon, saving me from perils of weak, uncertain desire.
Light, oh where is the light?
Kindle it with the burning fire of desire!
There is the lamp but never a flicker of a flame--i
If people came to know where my king's palace is, i …
into the air.
The walls are of white silver and the roof of shini
I would ask for still more, if I had the sky with a …
and the world with its endless riches; but I would …
the smallest corner of this...
By all means they try to hold me secure who love me …
But it is otherwise with thy love which is greater …
and thou keepest me free.
I wish I could take a quiet corner in the heart of …
I know it has stars that talk to him, and a sky tha
In desperate hope I go and search for her
in all the corners of my room;
I find her not.
I ask for a moment's indulgence to sit by thy side. …
that I have in hand I will finish afterwards.
Away from the sight of thy face my heart kn...
Why do you whisper so faintly in
my ears, O Death, my Death?
When the flowers droop in the
Thou who art the innermost Spirit of my being,
art thou pleased, Lord of my Life?
For I give to thee my cup filled with all