Thank You For The Music

Thank You For The Music

When life feels a bit blah, put on some music and dance. Lockdown is finally easing and we’re hesitantly thinking about life returning to some sort of normality, and yet not quite sure if normality as we once knew it still exists. Will there be a third wave, will our...
Habits, routines and rituals

Habits, routines and rituals

“First we make our habits and then they make us” – John Dryden Our habits explain a lot, we’re told they make us who we are. We have studied the habits of the past to tell us everything we know about ancient people, communities and cultures. We...
New Beginnings and Messy Middles

New Beginnings and Messy Middles

For the past year now, we have all been consumed with safety. We have had to constantly adjust our lives; unable to plan and limiting our freedoms. Yet, as Esther Perel points out in her blog, How Erotic Thinking Helps Emotional Connection, finding freedom in...
Beginnings

Beginnings

“The beginning is the most important part of the work.” – Plato I’ve got a busy mind. I enjoy learning and creating and get excited by the prospect of a new project. I’m also a procrastinator. Add overthinker and perfectionist into the mix and there are three...
The Stories We Tell

The Stories We Tell

The Stories We Tell it is in the shelter of each other that the people live- ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine The line above is from the website of Pádraig Ó Tuama, Irish poet and theologian. If you have not yet discovered Pádraig, you should take the time to...