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August 23, 2019


I met Daniel O' Leary at a retreat he was facilitating in Ardfert, Kerry in the summer of 2013. We became good friends and stayed that way. He inspired me to see with the eye and of the heart and believe in my own creativity and never doubt it. He sadly passed onto th...

February 26, 2019

You do not have to be good.

You do not have to walk on your knees 

for a hundred miles through the desert repenting.

You only have to let the soft animal of your body

love what it loves.

Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine.

Meanwhile the world goes on.

Mean...

June 14, 2018

Wanderer, your footsteps are the road, and nothing more; wanderer, there is no road, the road is made by walking. By walking one makes the road, and upon glancing back one sees the path that must never be trod again. Wanderer, there is no road— Only wakes upon the sea.

I have always loved this song. For me it depicts the beauty , dreams and desires of youth - dreams which will not be lived, hence this song is etched with sadness

April 19, 2018

Yesterday I attended a lecture given by Professor of Philosophy ,Phipipp Rosemann , in Maynooth NUI. Leonard Cohen as Philosopher and songwriter. Since I'm a huge fan of Cohen's I had to attend. Cohen's song, "Steer Away" , was the reference for his work as philosopher...

March 24, 2018

I love this song and sing it as a prayer of strength, acceptance and surrender.

"If It Be Your Will" by Leonard Cohen
 

If it be your will 
That I speak no more 
And my voice be still 
As it was before 
I will speak no more 
I shall abide until 
I am spoken for 
If it be...

March 22, 2018

Thomas Moore an author and psychologist in New York says that "the soul presents itself in a variety of colours, including all the shades of grey, blue, and black. To care for the soul, we must observe the full range of all its colourings, and resist the temptation to...

March 18, 2018

Refugee, a film shot over an eight-month journey showing the impact of war through the eyes of the people who live through it. “It was awful, heartbreaking, terrifying, and I was naive to think I was ready for it,” he says. “It was bitterly cold. The rain was torrentia...

This pencil drawing was done by by sister Miriam O'Reilly.

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