A covering of fog in the morning is often sign of a hot day ahead. The town of Millstreet was completely covered in a cool fog earlier yesterday morning. It stayed at the foot of Clara mountain for a while before the heat of the day saw it fade away. Photo was taken at Altamount, Millstreet, Co.Cork

On This Day 

On Sep 5th 1997 Mother Teresa, who was awarded the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize for her charitable work with the poor, died at the age of 87 in Calcutta (Kolkata)

On Sep 5th 2017 2017 Hurricane Irma became the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic with winds of 185mph/280kmh

Birthdays Today

Al Stewart (Singer) is 78

Johnny Vegas (Comedian) is 53

Phily McMahon (Dublin Footballer) is 36

Saint For Today

Saint for Today September 5th is Mother Teresa of Calcutta. She is the founder of the Missionaries of Charity, she was canonised by Pope Francis and Saint Teresa is celebrated by the Church on September 5th each year.

Significance Of Today

Today September 5th is International Day of Charity. It is a day to increase and enhance social responsibility across the entire world, increasing our support for charitable causes and bringing everyone together in solidarity.

Interesting Quote for Today

“Sometimes when you’re in a dark place you think you’ve been buried but you’ve actually been planted.” ~Christine Caine

Did You Know😇
Did you know the most followed sport in the world is soccer with an estimated 4 billion fans active in supporting the soccer community. This is more than half of the total world population. 

My Latest Video 🎥

As I am just back from my summer break I will start working on this during the coming week

Thought For The Week

‘To say that we are ‘fired up’ by something, means that we are enthusiastic, ready to throw ourselves into a situation or activity with boundless energy and vigour.’ ~Naomi Starkey

When we describe someone as a fiery person, we usually see them in a negative way. It implies that the person is hot tempered, moody and unpredictable. Then when we use the words ‘fired up’ it is normally used in a positive way. We get fired up before a match or something important in our lives.

When we use the words ‘fired up’ in connection with God, it is also positive. It means that we are enthusiastic and upbeat in what we believe in. We feel that our faith is helpful, positive and something good in our lives. It fires us up, to help us get through any given day.

Our fire may sometimes be weak and barely noticeable, while at other times we have boundless energy and enthusiasm. There is no right or wrong place to be when it comes to faith matters. But anything that gives us hope, energy and positivity can only be a good thing. Hopefully today and throughout this week you will find hope, energy and positivity. Even if it comes in small bundles, we welcome them with open arms.

The Thought For The Week is updated each Monday