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John O’Donohue on The Call To Live Everything

John O’Donohue on diving into our wild depths of aliveness, and not settling. Here’s the text for those who have difficulty seeing Facebook links:- ‘THE CALL TO LIVE EVERYTHING One of the sad things today is that so many people … Continue reading

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Elisabeth Kubler-Ross on living while we’re alive

“It is not the end of the physical body that should worry us. Rather, our concern must be to live while we’re alive – to release our inner selves from the spiritual death that comes with living behind a facade … Continue reading

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Thomas Merton on Identity & what we live for

“If you want to identify me, ask me not where I live, or what I like to eat, or how I comb my hair, but ask me what I am living for, in detail, ask me what I think is … Continue reading

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Brené Brown on Connection

“I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; when they can give and receive without judgment; and when they derive sustenance and strength from the relationship.” Brené Brown Palace Gate Counselling … Continue reading

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Brené Brown on Joy: It’s Terrifying

Click on the link for this short film of Oprah and Brené, talking about joy, love, terror and vulnerability. We agree about the practice of gratitude – whether in the form of a gratitude journal or something less structured. If … Continue reading

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