Book Excerpt


Available Light

128 pages  ISBN 1-879159-05-8  $10.00
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Inspirational, passionate poems dealing with the work of inner integration, love and relationships, death and re-birth, loss and abundance, life purpose and the reality of spiritual vision.

Hands of God

The Aids babies
bone thin, with muscles
barely able to raise a smile
reach for the hands
held out to them
and look deeply into the eyes
that meet theirs
without fear.

Nobody said love would be easy.
The nurse has just buried
her fifth baby this week.
She no longer believes
that God loves these children.

To Brother Toby,
every moment is precious,
and every child deserves
this little ransom of love
at the edge of death.

He does not come
to justify God or to explain
why these children suffer,
but to look and to touch,
to be an instrument of love
in a world of pain.

In the Aids wards of Romania,
hundreds of children die each week.
There, the face of pain
is solemn, almost resigned.

To most of these children,
death is a welcome friend,
and its hands are softer
than the hands of life.

But to a few, something deeper
has come, something
that cannot be told in words,
but can be seen in the eyes
of those whose bodies
have been held and caressed.

They alone are God's witnesses.

         ISBN 978-1-879159-77-8    

       ISBN 978-1-879159-77-8    

The CD Heart and Soul features Paul Ferrini reading his inspirational love poems from Available Light and Crossing the Water, with gorgeous piano accompaniment by Suzi Kesler.

Click on the links below to listen Paul reading from Available Light.

Sanctuary at Rock Harbor
Winter Landscape
Weather of the Heart
Dreaming of Wings
Morning Snow
Certainty of the Leaves
Hands of God

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