Posted on in Features

Tagged:

When we allow ourselves to understand the impact our actions have on ourselves, we realise the necessity to take loving action. We each have the power to correct conditions within as well as to affect the world we live in. There are so many ways to apply love in our everyday lives. Yet, if we… Read more »

Posted on in Features

Tagged:

Recently we celebrated 100 years since the 1916 Rising and the reading of the proclamation that helped shape and pave the way for the country we have today. I was lucky to be present at my children’s national school at Easter as some of the students there read the proclamation that our forefathers had written… Read more »

Posted on in Features

Tagged:

I was so lucky and blessed to have a great weekend with my dad recently helping me in organising a charity climb of Croagh Patrick, then enjoying watching Connacth winning the rugby12 Pro afterwards on TV and then watching him enjoying the company of his grandchildren at my beautiful daughters 6th birthday celebrations. A great… Read more »

Posted on in Features

Tagged:

The phrase Holy Week refers to the seven full days of reflection, meditation, confession, silence, contemplation, forgiveness, love and spiritual activities that capture the feelings of devotion and love for our Lord. Remembering these events strengthen our souls of which at times have become weakened by life’s trials and tribulations. This week, for those of… Read more »

Posted on in Features

Tagged:

A lot of us spend our time stuck in regret, wishing our lives had turned out differently, and beating ourselves up for the decisions that have led us to this place. We feel cheated out of a life that could have been something better. We feel angry and sad and disappointed. And most of all,… Read more »

Posted on in Features

Tagged:

The following are some of the thoughts that came to me while reflecting in the darkness of a metal 10×20ft container recently, where I had 24 hours to think about life and some of the lessons that it has taught me so far. Inside the Container of My Head Life can be so unfair and… Read more »

Posted on in Features

Tagged:

Sometimes people come into our lives and we know right away that they were meant to be there, to serve some purpose, whether it is to teach us a lesson or to help us figure out who we are or who we want to become. Sometimes things happen us that seem horrible, painful or unfair,… Read more »

Posted on in Features

Tagged:

Toddlers and young children are always on the move, never wanting to stop. They go through each day with more enthusiasm than a grown up can ever imagine and they never tire. They coast hopefully through their early years with no real trouble, and usually with a smile on their faces. Children seem to have… Read more »

Posted on in Features

Tagged:

I was walking the new unbelievably scenic Burren walk along the Cliffs of Moher from Doolin to Liscannór recently and my mind was filled with anguish after reading about the rise of homelessness in our so-called beautiful country and especially the rise in the amount of families and children that are now in need of… Read more »

Posted on in Features

Tagged:

I have often been to Croke Park to watch the various Gaelic football and hurling matches and I hope to be going yet again to see the All-Ireland Hurling Final with my Dad to see the great Anthony Cunningham’s chargers from Galway there in all their glory. It’s been an integral part of our father-son… Read more »

Posted on in Features

Tagged:

I spent last weekend watching, in awe and thanksgiving, Shane Lowry win the Bridgestone Golf tournament, and the celebrations that followed in the little town of Clara, where we are both from. Although my nerves were completely shattered and the candles I lit nearly burned the house down, it made me think about how we… Read more »

Posted on in Features

Tagged:

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to do the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference. Acceptance is the key to the Serenity Prayer, commonly recited at Twelve Step addiction group meetings. If we can understand what this prayer means, then we can better understand what… Read more »

Page 1 of 612345...Last »