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Benedictus A Book of Blessings

Ous territory of change that we must cross'In sharing words of profound grace and wisdom master storyteller John O'Donohue's Benedictus offers blessings to shelter us as we confront the many challenges we face on our journey through lifeLiving in an anxious world a world so often dominated by unwelcome change unhappiness and even despa. When you lose someone you loveYour life becomes strangeThe ground beneath you becomes fragileYour thoughts make your eyes unsure And some dead echo drags your voice downWhere words have no confidenceYour heart has grown heavy with loss And though this loss has wounded others tooNo one knows what has been taken from youWhen the silence of absence deepensFlickers of guilt kindle regretFor all that was left unsaid or undoneThere are days when you wake up happy Again inside the fullness of lifeUntil the moment breaksAnd you are thrown backOnto the black tide of lossDays when you have your heart backYou are able to function wellUntil in the middle of work or encounterSuddenly with no warningYou are ambushed by griefIt becomes hard to trust yourselfAll you can depend on now is thatSorrow will remain faithful to itselfMore than you it knows its wayAnd will find the right timeTo pull and pull the rope of griefUntil that coiled hill of tearsHas reduced to its last dropGradually you will learn acuaintanceWith the invisible form of your departed And when the work of grief is doneThe wound of loss will healAnd you will have learnedTo wean your eyesFrom that gap in the airAnd be able to enter the hearthIn your soul where your loved oneHas awaited your returnAll the time John O Donohoue Benedictus A Book of Blessing

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Ir many readers will find comfort in John O'Donohue's illuminating introductions covering areas such as Beginnings Desires States of the Heart Callings and Beyond Endings and the blessings themselves provide an inspiring and reassuring new vision of possibility It is also a vision of hope and belonging for this sometimes troubled world. Benedictus A Book of Blessings by John O DonohueWonderful book worth returning to time and time againMay you experience each day as a sacred gift woven around the heart of wonder There is a uiet light that shines in every heartIt is what illuminates our minds to see beautyOur desire to seek possibility and our hearts to love lifeThis shy inner light is what enables usto recognize and receive our very presence hereas a blessing There is a kindness that dwells deep down within all things and often lingers in the unlikeliest of placesEach new day is a path of wonder Oftentimes it may seem as though we have taken the longest voyage to arrive at that which was nearest all alongTaking risks into possibilities will lead to new horizons An unlived life is one that remains safe yet your heart calls out for freedom and creativityThe Celtic mind values time One is constantly invited to grow to transform and become than you have been All we need is bravery and graceA blessing is a protective circle of light Adhere to your inner light so that it may illuminate the darkness with glorious lustre Do not succumb to the sneaky shadows of the nightA blessing makes distance kind and forgiving the greatest distance is not tangible but cognitive Separation enables us to connect deeply with freedom ascension and compassion

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We have fallen out of belonging Conseuently when we stand before crucial thresholds in our lives we have no rituals to protect encourage and guide us as we cross over into the unknown For such crossings we need to find new words What is nearest to the heart is often farthest from the word This book is an attempt to reach into that tenu. A delightful selection of reflections for any circumstance you may encounter


10 thoughts on “Benedictus A Book of Blessings

  1. says:

    Dominus vobiscum ‘There is a uiet light that shines in every heart It is what illuminates our minds to see beautyOur desire to seek possibility and our hearts to love lifeThis shy inner light is what enables us to recognize and receive our very presence hereas a blessing’ 1 There is a kindness that dwells de

  2. says:

    This is a gift of a book Written by John O'Donohue it is a book of blessings as he calls them For many they could be considered poetry He captures the heart with these blessing because when reading them it is hard to imagine that he didn't write them especially for me The moving ordinariness of his observations make them accessibl

  3. says:

    A delightful selection of reflections for any circumstance you may encounter

  4. says:

    When you lose someone you loveYour life becomes strangeThe ground beneath you becomes fragileYour thoughts make your eyes unsure;And some dead echo drags your voice downWhere words have no confidenceYour heart has grown heavy with loss;And though this loss has wounded others tooNo one knows what has been taken from youWhen the silence of absence deepensFlickers of guilt kindle regretFor all that was left unsaid or undoneThere ar

  5. says:

    This is full of spiritual comfort and a gentle challenge to love and bless others I am so glad I read it and I'm sending a copy to someone I know who is on her way to becoming a bereavement counselor It's got a blessing for just about every situation one can think of and they're all just wonderful

  6. says:

    Absolutely loved this It's a book I will treasure forever

  7. says:

    I have to thank my cousin and beautiful mind Emma for bringing poet O'Donohue into my life It was Em who suggested that John’s comforting and

  8. says:

    “Benedictus A Book of Blessings” by John O’DonohueWonderful book worth returning to time and time againMay you expe

  9. says:

    I consider John O’Donohue my self selected patron saint A poemblessing of his A Blessing for One Who Is Exhausted was the last thing I posted on my blog after almost 10 years of posts And his was the best “On Being” episode I

  10. says:

    I found this book profoundly moving I write as one who has no religious faith but who warms to much that has a spiritual dimension not only in literature but as well in music art and architecture and all the beautiful things in this world I now keep it in a prominent position on my book shelf and refer often to it

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