St. Patrick sign

I have two links with Irish roots in my family tree, from both my mother and father’s sides of the family.

monastery tower at Glendalough, Co Wicklow, Ireland

A profound and helpful blessing – my favorite for each day.

Statue of St. Patrick, Croagh Patrick, Co Mayo

St. Patrick and his peers brought Christianity to the Celts of Ireland around 400 AD, at a time when all Christians were still "Orthodox."

Irish fields

Another blessing, ‘for Josie’ – in the beginning of John O’Donohue’s wonderful book on soulfriendship, entitled: Anam Cara. John gives the poem in person on the following YouTube video.

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