Ebola in Liberia

  Last week, I happened upon an incredibly inspiring blog post which really touched my heart. “In 2014, Liberia was literally shut down because of the Ebola outbreak.  With the disease running rampant, schools were closed with no sign of reopening in the foreseeable future.” Sang Kromah the founder of Project GirlSpire tells the story of human resources specialist Brenda Brewer Moore who […]

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The Wisdom of Children

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month and I was incredibly moved this week by a post from Carola of “My Dear Yellow World.” Carola volunteers in a hospital, working with children who suffer from cancer and shares many insights on love, courage, determination, overcoming fears, sharing dreams, true happiness and the miracle of prayer… She writes “I have learned that death is hard but […]

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Small Steps Can Invite Huge Change

I have two more inspiring posts to share with you this week, that illustrate how small steps can facilitate BIG changes for ourselves and others. The first is from Dr Andrea Dinardo, called Change Your Life Five Minutes At A Time It is a fun post with a serious message.  I guarantee you will feel motivated to make small changes! Bernadette of https://haddonmusings.com was one […]

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Fences

Barbed wire fences erected to maintain boundaries and secure farm animals I am finally entering  Dutch Goes The Photo Challenge This weeks photo challenge subject is – fences.  I am reminded of the saying “Good fences make good neighbours” attributed to the poem “Mending Wall” by Robert Frost. In the poem two farmers are rebuilding a stone wall on the boundary […]

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The Power of Place

This was my first blog post ever on 19 February.  I am re blogging it and look forward to your comments. I grew up in a quiet village in Stirlingshire, Scotland surrounded by unspoiled countryside. In school, I learned the names of native wild flowers, birds and trees. Every summer, my family returned to their roots in The Rosses area of County Donegal, […]

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For Whom The Bell Tolls

I lost a dear, dear friend on Thursday.  His name was Danny; he played the guitar for our church choir and he helped me adjust to a new role, as the newest choir member, welcoming me every Sunday with his cheeky smile, by lending me a tape recorder, telling jokes, giving me music tapes and setting a good example of loving kindness to […]

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The Perfect Home

When I relocated to my ancestral home, in Donegal back in 1999, I did not realize it would take me eleven years to find a permanent home! I lived among my relatives back then, in a home filled with memories of my past life in Scotland.  Every room held belongings related to my work as a therapist and a teacher of self healing. […]

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