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And Here You Are, Making Gold Out Of It

The World gives you so much pain and here you are making Gold out of it | Rupi Kaur via — Intentionally Marie

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Have a Gloria Sunday

I’m reading my way through Gloria Steinem’s books these days, and I can feel them work on me, move small stones and big rocks in me from one place to another, assembling what I know in a more concentrated form, … Continue reading

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Dealing With Destructiveness

A few years ago, I was in a short-lived and long-regretted relationship with someone I thought I knew quite well, only to then discovered that I had no idea who I was dealing with. It was partly a mistake in judgment … Continue reading

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“…for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls”. The Silent Worship of Friends

For a number of years, the thought of attending a Quaker meeting crossed my mind from time to time; the little I knew about them had caught my interest. And yet, I hesitated, imagining how uncomfortable I could end up … Continue reading

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Suffragette

I’ve just been to the cinema to see “Suffragette”, and I feel like going to the library right now to learn more… I have questions!  The first question I had after leaving the cinema was if the men who see the … Continue reading

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He Restores My Soul

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Prayer Is…

Prayer is…walking towards an open gate Prayer is…finding solace in the company of God Prayer is…hearing the good, the true, the valid Prayer is…coming home Prayer is…where I hope to spend most of my time Prayer is…a happiness Prayer is…what … Continue reading

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Loyola Hall I

(Loyola Hall is not open for retreats anymore.)  

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Satisfied?

Peace be with you.  It’s not, “a different past/ different parents/ a different relationship/job/place to live be with you”, it’s Peace be with you. Because a difficult past, difficult families, difficult relationships/work/home life is not the end of all hope, … Continue reading

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Atishoo – A Tissue?

I’m at home with a cold (hello autumn!), Went out to do some necessary shopping. Good to get some fresh air (it’s just a little too fresh at the moment). Anyhow. Apart from seeing a whole fleet of fire trucks … Continue reading

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