Category Archive: Top Posts

When Mother’s Day Hurts

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Today is Mother’s Day in Ireland and the UK. For the past few years I’ve written about Mother’s Day without my mother, but this year I hesitated to write it. I don’t want to be perennially moaning… Continue reading

Poetic Thoughts On World Poetry Day

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Poetry, the most ancient form of prayer, is a necessary medicine for our times: a companion through difficulty; a guide when we are lost; a salve when we are wounded; and a conduit… Continue reading

Mindful Monday

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An Irish Blessing For St Patrick’s Day

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In honor of St Patrick’s Day today, I offer all my friends a blessing from the book Anam Cara – Spiritual Wisdom from a Celtic World by the wonderful Irish poet John O’Donohue. Beannacht, which is  the title of… Continue reading

Mindful Monday

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Poetry Friday

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WAIT Wait, for now. Distrust everything, if you have to. But trust the hours. Haven’t they carried you everywhere, up to now? Personal events will become interesting again. Hair will become interesting. Pain… Continue reading

Happy International Women’s Day #BeBoldForChange

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Each year around the world, International Women’s Day  is celebrated on March 8. Each year sees a different theme and this year’s is #BeBoldForChange. So to mark today, I want to give a shout out to… Continue reading

A New Update On Our Dear Friend Karen

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Many of you know our dear friend, Karen Sutherland, who has been such a wonderful support to so many of us in the blogosphere over the past few years. Although Karen doesn’t have a… Continue reading

Monday Motivation

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#MondayMotivation

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