Category Archives: Leaving the Desert/ 2010 poems

From late 2009 when I first met Pauline Edward, through 2010, there were many ACIM meetings at her house. These poems reflect that intense time when Pauline was writing her book, Leaving the Desert, and I was there for the journey. I don’t think these poems would have happened without those meetings and the encouragement of our ACIM group. And of course hopefully, they reflect the inner teacher whose kind presence continually reminds us to be kind, to ourselves and others.

The dragon that wasn't

This poem appears in Leaving the Desert, by Pauline Edward. In one of Ken Wapnick’s workshops, perhaps Escape from Love, there was a lady who had a dream about a dragon and being terrified. Advertisements

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The second coming

This poem was originally the choice to go in Leaving the Desert, by Pauline Edward. We chose instead The dragon that wasn’t. This poem still has its merits, I think, and that’s why I include it here.

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An impression

For a long time I had a question about losing loved ones, as if God would allow anything of value to be lost. The answer came, and this poem begins with that realization. We are already joined together as One … Continue reading

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