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Coming to a new place of rest

I’m not sure we can truly come to a place of rest if we don’t love ourselves. Yes, it’s a journey. And no, this isn’t about a propensity to make excuses. Loving ourselves isn’t about putting ourselves first, ranking our worthiness, or excusing our failures. Instead, it’s the place of honesty, reality and grace. Where …

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Resting in the inner place

Place is more than geographical territory. It is within us too. If we are not at home in ourselves, then everywhere has a sense of alienation. So perhaps at this time, we need to rest awhile and come home. To be rooted in our inner being for the days ahead. This is John O’Donohue’s blessing …

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Coming to a place of rest

COME REST, FOR TOMORROW IS WAITING Come, rest. Let your
shoulders drop. You
don’t have to carry
it all. I wasn’t expecting this, but the week has been about travelling. I have been dipping into John O’Donohue’s blessing For the Traveller, from Benedictus: A Book of Blessings, and finding some unexpected resonance along the way. And yes, tomorrow is another day.

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