This poem sort of captures the entire spiritual journey, but I’ll put it in the Secrets Signpost because it fits there well. I have many different artistic versions of it, beginning with the beautiful photography of Michael Seewald. These words were whispered into my soul many years ago as critical instruction as to the overall journey. A secret life does not always mean a dark life, although it certainly can. This secret life is hidden and inner and as it grows within the body is actually filled with more and more light, reflecting His own brightness and beauty. As the Scriptures say: “Happy are those who hear the joyful call to worship, for they will walk in the light of your presence, Lord” (Psalm 89: 15).
Here’s my scrappy version: Secret Life