Tag Archives: #bloglent

Black, barking dogs

Today has been the darkest day of a dark week. The darkness was caused by an overwhelming and emotional task which I just can’t seem to see an end to. There doesn’t seem to be a light at the end … Continue reading

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Remembering Gareth

[This post was written on March 7th but I was unable to post on that day.] When I was 11 years old I visited the ruins of a monastery. It was not big nor majestic. It had no particular historical … Continue reading

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Still going strong

Bless me, readers, for I have sinned. It has been over a week since my last post. We have managed to follow my Lenten Calendar pretty faithfully and have found that this has been a really enriching experience. In conversation … Continue reading

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We are one

I’ve been reflecting on connection and togetherness a lot this Lent. I also blogged briefly about how togetherness strengthens us and gives us a foundation. Today, I’m going to take that one step further. Oneness. The Church is made up … Continue reading

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Foundations

I’ve been a little preoccupied the last couple of days and it has left me unable to post here. I’m sorry for that. I have still maintained a daily reflection but it has been a personal one and not shared … Continue reading

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No TV and no beer

With apologies to Homer Simpson. Tonight the Lenten Calendar said “No TV”, so we have spent the evening in conversation and quiet togetherness.  It has been quite lovely. Taking time to listen to one another is something that can easily … Continue reading

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Stop! Meditate and listen!

With apologies to Vanilla Ice. I had every intention of writing about something different to what I am about to write. All sorts of ideas swirled in my head today. But this evening I attended Ash Wednesday Mass and Fr … Continue reading

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