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Our Power to Bless One Another – John O’Donohue

Here’s the wording, for those who have trouble seeing Facebook posts:- ‘OUR POWER TO BLESS ONE ANOTHER In the parched deserts of postmodernity a blessing can be like the discovery of a fresh well. It would be lovely if we … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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For One Who Is Exhausted – John O’Donohue

Click on the link above to visit Facebook for John’s beautiful blessing, for the many of us needing it from time to time. Here are the words, for those who have difficulty seeing FB links:- FOR ONE WHO IS EXHAUSTED … Continue reading

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John O’Donohue on the quiet light in each heart

Click on the link for this John O’Donohue quote on Facebook – gentle, beautiful, true. Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter Counselling in Exeter since 1994

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‘For the Interim Time’ John O’Donohue

‘When near the end of day, life has drained Out of light, and it is too soon For the mind of night to have darkened things, No place looks like itself, loss of outline Makes everything look strangely in-between, Unsure … Continue reading

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‘For Loneliness’ – John O’Donohue

When the light lessens Causing colours to lose their courage And your eyes fix on the empty distance That can open on either side Of the surest line To make all that is Familiar and near Seem suddenly foreign, When … Continue reading

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John O’Donohue – For the Family & Friends of a Suicide

John O’Donohue offering tenderness in the face of one of the most painful experiences life can bring. Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter Counselling Exeter since 1994

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