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Absence I’ve come to understand that absence lies at the heart of our seeing more clearly. It’s often in something’s absence that we suddenly begin to see, whatever it is, in a new light. Absence has this wonderful capacity to … Continue reading

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Our Faces Speak

Walking out of the supermarket today I noticed an old man sitting and waiting for his wife to check out their groceries. His face was wizened, lined, a bit tired looking, yet so alive, especially his eyes. I got to thinking … 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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