The World Shall Acknowledge Your Beauty – Reflecting On Death.

  I think about death.  Quite a lot.  More than is probably considered reasonable.  Perhaps it is because I have so many fears of death or perhaps it is because death has played such a constant part in my life for the last sixteen years or thereabouts.  Perhaps it is because I am on my own …

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Give Back to Caesar what Belongs to Caesar – Ireland’s Age of Enlightenment

The last number of months have been particularly interesting here in Ireland particularly for people of faith and I believe that this will only intensify in the north in the days to come.  The referendum in the south which was overwhelmingly ratified by the people to repeal the eighth amendment has brought to the fore …

The Strength in Vulnerability – Lesson Learned from Call the Midwife and My Little Niece

I always need to write after watching Call the Midwife.  Every time.  The episodes presented always manage to stir some unseen or unknown emotion within.  It can be enthralling at times, exhausting at others and completely heartbreaking on occasion.  Throughout tonight's episode I knew that this was going to be a difficult episode to experience.  …