Christmas days should allow for reflection, no matter how much – or how little – you ‘have to’ do otherwise.
As before, I will turn to one of my own great inspirations, John O’Donohue, and let him share a reflection worthy of a Christmas day.
A really good gift, in fact.… Read more
“Beauty is the illumination of your soul.”
― John O’Donohue, Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom
In a strange way this quote doesn’t relate directly to the threat of death and sorrow, but indirectly it has very much to do with it.
It makes me feel, as I read it, that Soul exists – that I am Soul.… Read more
Nothing much happened these dates anyway, except an awful lot of stressing around doing baby-work, house-work, family, and … work.
Whenever something stressful happens in my family or to myself I’ve had a lot of joy out of reading John O’Donohue; joy and strength and wisdom, all bundled. I got his first book – Anam Cara – as a gift from a man I had barely met, right in 2005 some weeks after I had been hospitalized with rampant anxiety.… Read more
The midwife called yesterday and pulled back the day for medical intervention to induce labor to Saturday. The original date was 16 May, but that was a mistake. It is the day he needs to be born. For safety reasons.
Char is 41, so they induce labor no more than a week past her calculated term.… Read more