Wheels Turning Inward: New and Selected Poems / By Ron Starbuck

Wheels Turning Inward New and Selected Poems By Ron Starbuck Wheels Turning Inward is a rich collection of over fifty poems following a poet s mythic and spiritual journey that begins and ends in Christ but crosses easily onto the paths of many other contempl

  • Title: Wheels Turning Inward: New and Selected Poems / By Ron Starbuck
  • Author: Ron Starbuck
  • ISBN: 9781770671126
  • Page: 267
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Wheels Turning Inward is a rich collection of over fifty poems, following a poet s mythic and spiritual journey that begins and ends in Christ, but crosses easily onto the paths of many other contemplative traditions Ultimately, this is a journey of discovering a keen sense of spiritual community through a meditative dialog with the Divine Each poem is a reflection and aWheels Turning Inward is a rich collection of over fifty poems, following a poet s mythic and spiritual journey that begins and ends in Christ, but crosses easily onto the paths of many other contemplative traditions Ultimately, this is a journey of discovering a keen sense of spiritual community through a meditative dialog with the Divine Each poem is a reflection and a remembrance of this dialog, arising out of a conversation that is deep and true, a conversation grounded in a sacramental practice of stillness, silence, peace, and unity celebrating the holiness of all creation.Through the poet s voice and eyes, we catch sight of the clear longing of God for all humankind, and the true value of relationships through which we come to know and become known by this mystery Every poem will gently guide the reader on a journeythat leads to an awareness of the sacred calling out to life Celebrating life in the first breath of an infant, in the bright smile of a little girl, and in the light of creation reflected within the innocent eyes of a small boy It may also appear in the complex song of a mockingbird mending together the deepest sorrows of the world, or in the angels we give birth to every day.These poems touch and awaken the compassion inherent in every human heart, andremind us that God s presence, however we may imagine God, may be found withinour own breath In each single breath we take Breathe Deeply Turn Inward.

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  • Ron Starbuck

    Ron is the author of There Is Something About Being An Episcopalian, Wheels Turning Inward and When Angels Are Born, three rich collections following a poet s mythic and spiritual journey that crosses easily onto the paths of many contemplative traditions He has been deeply engaged in an Interfaith Buddhist Christian dialogue for many years Ron holds a lifelong interest in Christian mysticism, comparative religion, theology, and various forms of contemplative practice He is the CEO and publisher of Saint Julian Press, and a former Vice President with JP Morgan Chase, now serving in the public sector on an information technology executive management team.Forming a nonprofit press to work with emerging and established writers and poets, and tendering new introductions to the world at large in the framework of an interfaith and cross cultural literary dialogue has been a long time dream He has been a contributing writer for Parabola Magazine And will have one poem published in the next issue of Tiferet A Journal of Spiritual Literature, plus an interview and poem in The Criterion An Online International Journal in English Ron also author s four blogs, two poetry and two prose, and is working on a new book of poetry titled, When Angels Are Born.

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  • “With an intimate whisper and a gentle touch, Ron Starbuck’s words transport us to a place of pure grace.” William Miller, author, The Gospel According to Sam: Animal Stories for the Soul"Ron Starbuck is a master poet who weaves such beauty and truth throughout his work that it brings a reader closer to God." Julia Ferganchick, PhD“Ron Starbuck sees deeply beneath the surface of things into the heart of reality. Through his poetry we encounter the animating Spirit which renders all thing [...]


  • You could call Ron Starbuck’s poems blessings, meditations, kisses to the soul, or prayers. Following in the ecstatic tradition of Rumi and other poetic mystics, Wheels Turning Inward invokes the divine light that links us all from within. It is a brave book, a passionate book, a book that takes emotional risks and lays itself naked before the reader in the name of love. It is an unabashed invitation to bliss and a compassionate poetic ministering to our human congregation. Starbuck offers com [...]


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