Tag Archives: John O’Donohue

Weekly Insight (1)

We have kept some of our most beautiful longings as prisoners in our hearts, falsely imprisoned simply because of mistaken identity.      – John O’ Donohue Nothing more beautiful than to see an “innocent longing of the heart” walk … Continue reading

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Childhood Encounters

I took these shots of a bubble-blower and the children around him. John O’ Donohue describes childhood in the most beautiful way. He says: “It is the forest of first encounters to which we can never again return. We have … Continue reading

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Our Senses – Sight and Nature

I’ve always had a strange feeling that nature in all her diversity wants to be truly seen by human eyes. It’s a bit like us. Every one of us wants and needs to be seen, and I’m not talking about … Continue reading

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Expressions Of Beauty

Expressions of beauty are as diverse as creation itself. Each thing, whatever it may be, expresses its own kind of beauty. Jane bought two vases quite a long time ago and both have always caught my eye. Each expresses its … Continue reading

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Inwardly, We are far bigger Than We Think

One of my favourite poets and writers is John O’ Donohue. Yesterday I was in a reflective mood and found myself going through some of his poetry in a book of his called “Benedictus.” I came across this line that … Continue reading

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