The stories that hold us together

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Everything is held together with stories. That is all that is holding us together, stories and compassion. Barry Lopez   Crow and Weasel by Barry Lopez is a wonderful series of  books, inspired by… Continue reading

Support Daffodil Day

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  Today, March 26th is Daffodil Day in Ireland, the annual fundraiser organised and run by the Irish Cancer Society. It is a chance for us to make a difference to the lives of those affected… Continue reading

Poetry Friday

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Some of you may know Luann Chevalier from the Facebook fan page and today I would like to redirect you to her blog, Running the Race, to read a very special poem she… Continue reading

Find the answer within

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Since 1995, Ralph Marston’s words of wisdom and joy have brought encouragement to many through his Daily Motivator website. He has published more than 4,000 brief, positive and empowering messages, such as the one… Continue reading

Layers of Love

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  Today’s guest blog post is written by Patty, who runs the Layers of Love donation drive; its mission is to make a difference in the lives of patients undergoing chemotherapy by supplying comfy homemade fleece… Continue reading

What do you think?

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Ok everyone, I would love your opinion on the new banner. Like it? Dislike it? I have changed it from the previous “bridge” image. So, which image has more meaning for you? A discussion has already… Continue reading

Meat Free Monday

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Beans on toast is one of those handy standbys for lunch or supper which I often find myself turning to. I buy the organic sugar-free beans in the health food store, but when I have… Continue reading

JBBC finalist in the Irish Blog Awards

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The list of finalists in the Irish Blog Awards was announced on Friday and I am thrilled, delighted and tickled pink to be a finalist in the Specialist Blog category, sponsored by IQ Content.… Continue reading

Smile Saturday

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  Now doesn’t this adorable picture  just make you smile? It is from a series of pictures taken on the coast of Alaska, by US environmentalist Steven Kazlowski. The mother bear spends about three weeks with the… Continue reading

Poetry Friday

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  Today’s poem powerfully expresses a deep sense of love and loss and is almost unbearably poignant. It tells of the experience of the poet’s widowed father, who still acts as if his… Continue reading