Just to be present feels like we’re not accomplishing anything at all. Think of a Funeral Home visitation with the bereaved who've lost a loved one who's life too you've known and shared.

Sometimes it's good just to take a few moments, to pause and consider again the goodness of God in the beauty of creation around us.


Stream in Aughrim, Co Wicklow

We all need such a place for spiritual retreat and restoration, a place of contemplation and peace . . .

St. Johns Tomb, Ephesus

I have a friend who is ‘off the scale’ when they do tests about people being active, as opposed to those who, I suppose like me, are more contemplative.

tomb of St John in Ephesus

What lies ahead in the dawn of each New Year? God only knows.

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