Tag: O’Donohue


equilibrium


For Equilibrium, a Blessing Like the joy of the sea coming home to shore, May the relief of laughter rinse through your soul. As the wind loves to call things to dance, May your gravity be lightened by grace. Like the dignity of moonlight restoring the earth, May your thoughts...

chords


“the search for meaning is really the search for the lost chord. When the lost chord is discovered by humankind, the discord in the world will be healed and the symphony of the universe will come into complete harmony with itself.” ― John O'Donohue, Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic...

a nose knows


The elephant I lived with for a few weeks in the mountains of Thailand while on sabbatical liked to look at me.  The other mahout made fun of me and called me a Thai name which meant something like “gazer” though I have a sneaking suspicion that it was a...

a blessing


May you awaken to the mystery of being here and enter the quiet immensity of your own presence. May you have joy and peace in the temple of your senses. May you receive great encouragement when new frontiers beckon. May you respond to the call of your gift and find...

Interim Blessing


A friend read this blessing recently, reminding me that John had a blessing for an interim period in his book of blessings and so I pass it along today.  It is a wonderful blessing for a church in an in-between place and for Mary and John who lived their lives...