Category: Mindfulness

Leaving Cert – Reflections

  As the Leaving Certificate Results arrive, I am transported back to my own school days. I remember it was a challenging time, with dreams and ambitions battling with¬† the need for reassurance that my wishful hopes could become reality. I remember when I phoned about my Leaving Cert Results, (was too scared to go…

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The Power of a Thought in Action

Yesterday morning I woke up and while doing my few minutes of conscious reflection on life and what is happening in the World. I felt strongly not to just let those thoughts fade but to actively do something to connect with others around the World, with a focus on creating, Peace, Love, Equality, Inclusion, Justice…

BEcome the Creator of Your Life

One of most wonderful experiences we can ever have, is when we really dig deep and connect within ourselves with real courage and compassion. I mention ‘courage’ and ‘compassion’ because it really does require both, along with being really honest with ourselves and taking one hundred percent responsibility for our own lives. When we choose…

Ever Changing ‘Reality’

Reality is really always in flux. I’ve learned that over the years, with some small or some big changes always occuring. The big changes of course are always the most difficult and need time to be absorbed. I’ve learned that what I thought to be permanent really wasn’t at all and that I could either…

‘No Room At The Inn’ Insights of the First ‘Christmas Story…’

With ‘no room at the inn’, with no place to lay their heads, and at the mercy of the elements and the hope of some kindness from strangers. As the first Christmas Story is told and unfolds, Mary and Joseph took refuge in a stable, their only source of heat to take shelter in the…

THE ‘GIFT’ OF CHRISTMAS MEMORIES

Through the reflection of my window on a fast moving train, I see in the distance dotted across the countryside bright and flickering lights, making a magical wonderland of an otherwise dark and damp Winter’s evening. As the lights come into focus they form shapes of houses all lit up for the Christmas festive season….

OUR ‘UNREPEATABLE UNIQUENESS’

Over many years in my talks, seminars and workshops in schools, colleges, communities, businesses,organisations, and in one to one consultations, a key theme has been about consciously embracing and celebrating our ‘unrepeatable uniqueness.’ Why has this been such an important area to share insights with others? It is, because both in my own life and…

MOMENT’S PRESENCE

Each passing moment is etched forever on the Universal Realm beyond time. We have but brief and fleeting encounters in this mortal life. May we endeavour not to waste a second of the precious opportunity of being here. To love, to serve, to grow, to be a beacon that shares and spreads its light. May…