John O’Donohue on Beginning

Here’s the text, for those who have trouble seeing FB links:-

‘There is nothing to fear in the act of beginning. More often than not it knows the journey ahead better than we ever could. Perhaps the art of harvesting the secret riches of our lives is best achieved when we place profound trust in the act of beginning. Risk might be our greatest ally. To live a truly creative life, we always need to cast a critical look at where we presently are, attempting always to discern where we have become stagnant and where new beginning might be ripening. There can be no growth if we do not remain open and vulnerable to what is new and different. I have never seen anyone take a risk for growth that was not rewarded a thousand times over.

John O’Donohue

Excerpt from BENEDICTUS (Europe) /
TO BLESS THE SPACE BETWEEN US (US)’

And here is the book link:-

Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

Counselling in Exeter since 1994

 

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