God is always present, but our thought-filled minds become veiled from recognizing that Presence.
Deep within me a thousand sweet breaths of Silence
cover my lips and say—
An addition to the BHT, on how we may come to know God through Love. (The painting above is "Saint Augustine," by Philippe de Champaigne, c. 1645-1650, oil on canvas.)
An addition to the BHT, known as "The Lord's Prayer." (The painting above is "In the Wilderness" (2003), by Ron DiCianni.)
All manner of thing shall be well
When the tongues of flames are in-folded
Into the crowned knot of fire
And the fire and the rose are one.