The Word of God

“For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.” Hebrews 4:12 Oftentimes God quietly speaks to me through numbers. One of the benefits of being a sensitive person is I can “See ” with prophetic vision what God is revealing. … Continue reading The Word of God

Stalking Campaign and Webinar in Ireland

There is no specific stalking legislation in Ireland. This campaign was founded by Eve Mc Dowell and Una Ring to change this and to provide support to those experiencing stalking. The Stalking in Ireland Webinar is scheduled for May 6th 7:00 PM. For more details and to register for the webinar follow the link below; http://www.stalking.ie Continue reading Stalking Campaign and Webinar in Ireland

Pied Beauty

Thankful for my good friend Frank Sammon, SJ today. His generosity of spirit in friendship, wise counsel, spiritual direction and dinners lately (roast duck today). And remembering Gerald Manley Hopkins, SJ and all the Irish Jesuits who serve us in a wide variety of capacities on this island. Glory be to God for dappled things —  For skies of couple-colour as a brinded cow;    For rose-moles all … Continue reading Pied Beauty

An Irish Industrial School Childhood

Boy 11963 is a unique account of overcoming almost insurmountable obstacles to find out who you truly are. I just saw this book in a SuperValu in Clontarf. It has made my day to discover an Irish Industrial child tell their full story and come out from underneath the shame, secrecy and heartlessness of the Irish Church and State of the 1930’s and 1940’s. The … Continue reading An Irish Industrial School Childhood

Daffodils delight in Dublin Castle

“Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life? Since you cannot do this very little thing, why do you worry about the rest?” Luke 12:25-26 I like that I can walk, cycle or take the Luas into Dublin city center from my neighborhood. I like having LOTS of choices. It’s a product of growing up in a socially deprived area … Continue reading Daffodils delight in Dublin Castle

Confidence, Humility and Corporate Culture

Listen in and learn how the only female CEO at a top ten US cable operating company, is widely respected for her passionate focus on customer experience and company culture. Learn how she motivates young professionals to lead passionately with purpose. Colleen maintains that everyone has gifts and passions, and when directed meaningfully, these strengths will help guide leaders to success. She encourages leaders to … Continue reading Confidence, Humility and Corporate Culture

Overcoming spiritual terrorism in Ireland

“I don’t think I have any pleasure in any part of my body, because my first and initial body thoughts were blackened by the fear of sin: and therefore I think of my body as a sort of vehicle for sin.” Edna O’Brien. The carefully crafted official report into The Mother and Baby Homes report was published in January 2021. The controversial contents sent shock … Continue reading Overcoming spiritual terrorism in Ireland