Quiet yourself and imagine dropping
down into the dark abundant well of your
soul. Take a few moments to feel that deep place and become aware of God's
Silently read the poem completely
Read the poem out loud.
Slowly read the poem again silently,
savoring the phrases, the words, the feel,
the taste of it.
On a blank piece of paper or on a page in your journal, complete
The first image that arose in me as I read this poem was...
My immediate feelings after reading this poem are...
The reality that has been unearthed for me by reading this
If I were to paint a picture about this poem I would include
my work of art...
If I were to add a line of my own somewhere in this poem it
Read the poem out loud again, but this time as a prayer to God.
Sit in silence to see if God has a response to make to you.
End with your own prayer or poem of thanksgiving.