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'February Rainbow'
(Archived on Tuesday - February - 08/02/2022 )

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  Photo was taken at Colaiste Pobail Bheanntrai (Bantry Community College), West Cork (Irl)  
 
A mixture of rain and sunshine can always throw a lovely surprise

On This Day
On February 8th 2020 in the Irish General Election no party wins a majority, Sinn Fein 37 seats, Fianna Fail 38 seats and Fine Gael only 35 seats

Birthday's Today
John Grisham (Author) is 67
Nick Nolte (Actor) is 81

Interesting Quote for Today
"The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain." ~Dolly Parton

Saint For Today: Saint Jerome

Significance of Today Today Feb 8th is Safer Internet Day

Did You Know: 70 percent of an adult's body is made up of water

My latest video is called 'Be Calm, Be Quiet, Be Still'
https://youtu.be/N-sfn295JHY
(Just copy and paste in your browser) Thank you

 

Thought on Tuesday - February - 08/02/2022

Thought For The Week(Thought updated each Monday)
'There is such a thing as a prayer place and many people are very aware of that in their lives. It's a place where I can get away from it all. A life without reflection is not worth living.' ~Jack McArdle

We sometimes think that prayer must be confined just to a church. Anywhere else seems out of place. But we can simply pray anywhere that works for us. That can be in our kitchen, a bedroom, a favourite armchair, a favourite walk through a forest, along a seashore or even working in our garden.

The choice is ours and there is great freedom in finding that place that works for each of us. It mightn't work for someone else but if it works for you, then that prayer place is your sacred place. It's a place where we can simply get away from it all. It's a place where we can recharge, renew and reflect on the blessings in our own lives. It's a place where we can pray to God and share whatever is going on in our lives.

As you so well know the world we live in today is busy and quiet time is not a priority. Everyone knows it should be a priority, but busyness and time constraints take over. So why not make time for your prayer moment? If a prayer moment does not sit comfortably with you, call it something else.

You could call it, a quiet moment, a mindful moment, a calm moment, a peaceful moment, a gentle moment, a sacred moment, a spiritual moment, a time out moment, a relaxing moment and I'm sure there are other words too. But all serve the same purpose. It is all about minding you, making space for you to be reflective and taking quality time out in the busy world that we live in today.

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