Story of Renewal

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I got some nice news today. Recently Beliefnet invited readers to submit a story of renewal in their spring contest and I am delighted to say that my entry, The Spring Rains Will Come Again,… Continue reading

Fran & Jane Fundraiser

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Fashion store Fran & Jane will be hosting a London Tea Party in Douglas & Kaldi, Dundrum Town Centre, Dublin 14,  on Wednesday April 28. Spot prizes available on the night include a… Continue reading

Reconnecting with aliveness

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I have been a regular reader of the Cary Tennis advice columns on Salon.com and have always enjoyed his wise and witty columns. He is currently on leave while he recovers from cancer… Continue reading

Meat Free Monday

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   Today’s recipe of baked tomatoes stuffed with quinoa makes a tasty supper dish. Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is simply bursting with vitamin B and iron and is a wonderful grain as it contains all 8 essential amino… Continue reading

Spy Mom

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A breast cancer diagnosis at age forty-six inspired a churchgoing suburban soccer mom to make her biggest dream come true: becoming a real-life Nancy Drew. I loved the responses I got to last… Continue reading

Smile Saturday

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Poetry Friday

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The Deep By the time they put a name on it you are already pushing back – black-bottomed sludge spilling between your toes, sucking deep, digging in, as you poise to spring clear.… Continue reading

Six Impossible Things

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The Queen in Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland  “There is no use trying,” said Alice; “one can’t believe impossible things.” “I dare say you haven’t had much practice,”said the Queen. “When I was… Continue reading

That’s just the way it comes

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I’ve been reading M. Scott Peck’s book The Road Less Travelled and Beyond, and while disappointed that it is not as good as his seminal work, The Road Less Travelled, I am nevertheless picking up… Continue reading

The benefits of oncology massage

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Catherine Connors, holistic therapist and stress management consultant, wrote a blog post a couple of weeks ago about how beautiful the body is and how we do not always cherish the most wonderful… Continue reading