Encouraging Spiritual Poems

Encouraging Spiritual Poems and Words inspire us with a sense of hope when we feel lost and alone.

hey revive the strength and power of spiritual essence that resides within us all, lifting us out of the gloom and into the light.

Use them on a card in your wallet to carry with you through the day.
it up on the blackboard at work or school.
to a friend or leave a note for your partner.

Serenity Prayer
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change
the things I can,
and the wisdom to know the difference.

Living one day at a time; accepting hardship as the pathway to peace.
That I may be reasonably happy in this life, and supremely happy with Him forever in the next.Amen
Reinhold Niebuhr

St Theresa

Prayer of St Theresa 'the little flower'

May today there be peace within.
May you trust God that you are exactly where you are meant to be.
May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith.
May you use those gifts that you have received and pass
on the love that has been given to you....
May you be content knowing you are a child of God.
Let this presence settle into your bones and allow
your soul the freedom to sing, dance, praise and love. Amen.

Saint Theresa the Saint of the Little Ways. Meaning she believed in doing the little things in life well and with great love.


“For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.”
Saint Teresa


St Francis

Prayer of ST.Francis
Lord, make me an instrument of your peace;
where there is hatred, let me sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
where there is doubt, faith;
where there is despair, hope;
where there is darkness, light;
and where there is sadness, joy.

O Divine Master,
grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled as to console
to be understood, as to understand;
to be loved, as to love;
for it is in giving that we receive,
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned,
and it is in dying that we are born to Eternal Life. Amen.
Anon. Prayer of ST. Francis [traced back to 1912]


Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
St. Francis of Assisi

He who works with his hands is a laborer.
He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman.
He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.
  St. Francis of Assisi

While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
  St. Francis of Assisi

From the Bible

Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds,  because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance.  Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.
James 1:2-4


Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God,
and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. 
Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.
1 John 4:7-8

Then Jesus said, "Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke fits perfectly, and the burden I give you is light."
Matthew 11:28-30 [NLT]

Dali Lama

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. The 14th Dali Lama


No matter what is going on
Never give up
Develop the heart
Too much energy in your country
Is spent developing the mind
Instead of the heart
Be compassionate
Not just to your friends
But to everyone
Be compassionate
Work for peace
In your heart and in the world
Work for peace
And I say again
Never give up
No matter what is going on around you
Never give up
Dalai Lama XIV


A to Zen of Life
Dalai Lama 
(one of several interpretations)

A - Avoid negative sources, people, places, things and habits.
B - Believe in yourself and succeed.
C - Consider things from every angle.
D - Don't give up and don't give in.
E - Enjoy life today, yesterday is gone and tomorrow may never come
F - Family and friends are hidden treasures, seek them and enjoy their riches.
G - Give more than you planned to.
H - Hang onto your dreams.
I -  If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
J - Just do it
K - Keep trying no matter how hard it seems.
L - Love yourself.
M - Make it happen.
N - Never lie, steal or cheat. Always strike a fair deal
O - Open your eyes and see things as they really are
P -  Practice makes perfect.
Q - Quality not quantity in anything you do.
R-  Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
S - Stop procrastinating.
T - Take control of your own destiny.
U - Understand yourself in order to better understand others.
V - Visualise it and focus
W -When you lose, don't lose the lesson.
X - Xcellence in all your efforts.
Y - You are unique, nothing can replace you.
Z - Zero in on your target, and go for it.

Assorted Authors

Old English Prayer
Take time to work, it is the price of success.
Take time to think, it is the source of power.
Take time to play, it is the secret of perpetual youth.
Take tie to read, it is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to be friendly, it is the road to happiness.
Take tie to dream, it is hitching your wagon to a star.
Take time to look around, it is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to laugh, it is the music of the soul.
Unknown Author


This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.
William Shakespeare


God, teach me to be patient, teach me to go slow,
Teach me how to wait on You when my way I do not know.

Teach me sweet forbearance when things do not go right
So I remain unruffled when others grow uptight.

Teach me how to quiet my racing, rising heart
So I might hear the answer You are trying to impart.

Teach me to let go, dear God, and pray undisturbed until
My heart is filled with inner peace and I learn to know your will.
  Helen Steiner Rice



May you always have enough happiness to keep you sweet,
Enough trials to keep you strong,
Enough success to keep
you eager,

Enough faith to give you courage,
And enough determination to make each day a good day.

A Smile

A smile costs nothing, but gives much-
It takes but a moment, but the memory of it usually lasts forever.

None are so rich that can get along without it-
And none are so poor but that can be made rich by it.

It enriches those who receive,
without making poor those who give-
It creates sunshine in the home,
Fosters good will in business,
And is the best antidote for trouble-
And yet it cannot be begged, borrowed, or stolen,
for it is of no value
Unless it is given away.

Some people are too busy to give you a smile-
Give them one of yours-
For the good Lord knows that no one needs a smile so badly
As he or she who has no more smiles left to give. Author Unknown


Success is failure, turned inside out, The silver tint of the clouds of doubt;
And you never can tell how close you are, It may be near when it seems afar.
So stick to the fight when you’re hardest hit- It’s when things go wrong
That you mustn’t quit.
Author Unknown

A Selection of Marlene & Julie's poems


Yes you are deeply and truly loved
Yes you are extremely valuable
Yes you are Forgiven
Yes Beloved
Marlene Rose
Soul Dimensions/Encouraging Spiritual Words


Life force flows through me....
and resides in me.
I hold the spark of Eternity within me.....
When I open my mind to this possibility..
All is well in my world.
I align with Universal Truth and Harmony
As I choose to love,
I am loved tenfold.
As I choose to see Light,
my eyes are opened even further.
Marlene Rose
The 23rd Psalm/Encouraging Spiritual Words

healing prayers

Clarity comes from
Inner Vision
It is your inner knowing
Looking at Truth
Listen to the voice
of your heart
What is it saying

Marlene Rose

Soul Dimensions/Spiritual Wisdom

A New Dawn
This moment can be

A New Dawn,
A New Day....
Forgive, Forget,
and move on
Ask your self;
Do I wish to keep repeating the pattern?
Perhaps it's time for something NEW
Julie Stuart,A New Dawn, Encouraging Spiritual Words


Look to the light
Where Do I go from here?
Where does life start or end
When there are so many bends?
Can it be there is no beginning?
No ending or between?

Perhaps it is just becoming, existing and
The endlessness of being.
Look for where the brightest
light shines

To show your path to you
One with all the signs
That point to a better view

Travel round the roadblocks
Whenever they appear and remember!
When life is clear
Spirit is near so trust and progress
And let go of fear.
Julie Stuart October'95


For just a few seconds
Allow your self to experience
the Feeling of complete and
utter freedom

Just the divine stillness of a peacful mind at rest
Ahhh...Now that IS Bliss
Julie Stuart,A New Dawn/Encouraging Spiritual Words

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So why not start TODAY to-

    Choose Happiness
    Choose Life
    Choose to be Embraced
    Choose to Know who you really are
    Choose to Let go

    Choose to

    Stop carrying the past
    See how light you feel
    Choose to Walk on
    Without your Burden

    Get used to

    Don't regret the changes

    Marlene Rose Soul Dimensions

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