The Attractor Factor
The Silent Sermon
Staying with my parents last week for a few days, my mum approached me one morning with a soft grey fleece top in her hands and asked me if I’d like it. Just as I was looking delighted with my unexpected sartorial windfall she added by way of clarification: "I took it out of the […]
My Man In a Million
I came across this story in my inbox today. It’s the weekly inspirational posting I receive from www.52best.com which you can subscribe to from the website if you wish. I like today’s message because it’s simple yet profound. A member of a certain church, who previously had been attending services regularly, stopped going. After a […]
This Vale of Tears
You probably don’t know my dad but you might have come across him on your travels without realising so let me describe him. He’s the old guy chatting up the gentle Asian cashier in Morrisons with my mum beside him muttering "you old fool" under her breath and trying to give him a swipe with […]
Are You Being Served?
How often do you cry? Do you do enough of it? I would usually have tremendous difficulty gauging how often I do it, but I’ve just noticed that I’ve done it Saturday, Sunday, Monday and today, Tuesday. What a hoot!
A Host of Golden Daffodils
You can say what you like about Ryanair (no relation) but since I re-defected back to them from Aer Lingus, I’ve been dead impressed by their operation. The fact that I can generally travel from Ireland to the UK for less than twenty spots, inclusive of taxes, is the initial reason why I use them. […]
How Much Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the 59,100 Ways…
It’s hard to beat being present when a coaching client has an insight about the workings of the universe. She came on the call buzzing with energy despite the late hour and a long day at work. Things were falling into place so neatly, like when you get near the end of a thousand piece […]
The Glory of Housework
You have probably never heard of Patrick Flaherty. You see he’s only a ‘little guy’. Not a prominent businessman, a film star or a lotto jackpot winner. He was born in Ireland. His mother wasn’t even sixteen when she gave birth and shortly afterwards he was put into care, arriving at the Convent of Mercy […]
It’s Saturday and the start of the Easter holidays for those of us blessed with children. I sometimes equate school holidays with work disruption, expense and boredom but right now I’m equating it with freedom from 10 hours each week of travelling to and from school in the car, from early mornings, packed lunches and […]