When things go wrong

" Sometimes when things go wrong it’s because they would have turned out worse if they had gone right. " unknown When things don't go according to plan, it is easy to forget that things are unfolding as they should. Planned trips on the train may be cancelled at short notice leaving you … [continue]

Laughter makes the world go around

“ Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.” Lord Byron We have all heard the saying “Love makes the world go around”, well I think that applies to laughter too. There is nothing like a good belly laugh or a sudden burst of laughter that comes out of the blue when something funny […]

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Watch your thoughts

““You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts.” ― Khalil Gibran, The Prophet ” Our minds are like sponges. What we soak up around us is chewed up, swallowed, digested and then sent out in our thought process. Have you ever watched a movie only to end up dreaming about it, […]

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The importance of learning to say NO

I love this saying “No is a complete sentence, it does not require justification or explanation.” There are two things I like about this saying, one is learning to say no in the first place and the other is that you do not need a lengthy explanation as to why you are saying no. Why […]

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Helen Steiner Rice’s 10 commandments

HELEN STEINER RICE’S 10 COMMANDMENTS 1. Thou shalt be happy. 2. Thou shalt use thy talents to make others glad. 3. Thou shalt rise above defeat and trouble. 4. Thou shalt look upon each day as a new challenge. 5. Thou shalt always do thy best and leave the rest to God. 6. Thou shalt […]

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You are a child of the universe

It is easy to fall into the trap of thinking we are not worthy or a worthwhile human beings. That we have not achieved enough in life or on the flip side, we have achieved too much and are just so brilliant it would be very difficult for another human being to be quite as […]

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Parent ourselves – be kind to yourself

Parenting does not come with a manual and many parents unfortunately get many crucial things wrong. Some get it right too. On the whole, most of us let our young folk down and we have been let down by our parents too. They are not always entirely to blame and neither are we as parents […]

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Early Celtic Prayer

Early Celtic Prayer God to enfold me God to surround me God in my speaking God in my thinking God in my sleeping God in my waking God in my watching God in my hoping. God in my life God on my lips God in my soul God in my heart. God in my sufficing […]

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Time heals ALL wounds

Time heals all wounds Although I have heard this said many times in the past and even believed it off and on over the years, I now believe it can be true. The key to all healing is my opinion is time and of course more importantly forgiveness. Forgiveness for others and forgiveness for yourself. […]

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Kiss (Keep it spiritually simple)

KISS is an acronym for “Keep it simple, stupid” as a design principle noted by the U.S. Navy in 1960. It is also a saying heard commonly in Alcoholics Anonymous and it is also the 2008 Van Morrison Album. I like to use this acronym as Keep it Spiritually Simple. So often in life we […]

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