Monthly Archives: July 2013

A lovely little sacred Irish cave, “healing spring” and well… from 600 A.D…in The Burren

~  A lovely little spot we were led to in Ireland…. the site of an Irish Catholic monk’s  7 year retreat, around the year 600 A.D….a time when periods of sustained reflection were a deeply valued part of spiritual life. … Continue reading

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To simply appreciate the people in your life….those who have touched your life….

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Away we go…. keeping calm and carrying on….

~ ~ ~ I’ll  be leaving Sunday morning for several weeks of vacation…up into the sky and then “on the road, again”……traveling around southwest Ireland. For much of the time we’ll be on a small tour with a few other … Continue reading

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“Arise, abide, dissolve…..” ….the progression of thoughts and feelings

The progression of thoughts…feelings…reactions days, seasons, life they arise… they abide for awhile… they dissolve, an ongoing process of change an ongoing flow ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ thoughts…feelings…reactions, the “comings” and “goings” in our lives, a bit like … Continue reading

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“What a wonderful world….”

~ What A Wonderful World (sung by Louis Armstrong) ~ I see trees of green, red roses, too. I see them bloom, for me and for you, And I think to myself, what a wonderful world. ~ I see skies … Continue reading

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Looking at experiences with a choice of perspective….shifting to revealing a “chalice of opportunity”

~  Several months ago, I found some helpful ideas in the book, “A Passion for the Possible” by Jean Houston.    She writes about how we may sometimes feel in the moment,  or remember experiences, as though we’re  in a … Continue reading

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Thank you to those of you who are offering love, healing and wisdom to our world… “it’s a joy to get to know you…”

~ “Three Sacred Paths of service to others” love, healing and wisdom ~ ~ Continuing with the lyrics from one of the tender songs included in  yesterday’s post… “It’s a joy to get to know you…” ~ ~ ~ ~ … Continue reading

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