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January 4, 2020
January 25, 2020


Goldfinch                          Word on the Week                          25th January 2020. “Look at the birds of the air” Jesus said when he was illustrating God the Father’s provision.    I was in need of a topic for this blog and there outside my window were a flock of Goldfinches!   Their multi-coloured plumage lit up the grey January […]

January 18, 2020

Crime Pays!

Crime Pays!                       Word on the Week                          18th January 2020. When you survey the bloodshed of this week you see the ugly face of crime.   It is as if the whole country has been affected by an incurable virus which can only be curtailed not cured.    It broke out in Drogheda, the North-side of Dublin and […]

January 11, 2020

Forgive and Embrace

Forgive and Embrace                       Word on the Week              11th January 2020. Last week’s blog had scarcely hit the bin when the dreams of times past turned into nightmares!    Commemorate that lot – not on your life!   One correspondent, in a fine show of charity said, “forgive and forget” people were OK with that, but “forgive and […]

January 4, 2020

An Epiphany of Dreams

An Epiphany of Dreams                   Word on the Week              4th January 2020. The last decade in Ireland commemorated the centenary of the 1916 Rising and the decade we are entering promises many more of the same!   Community-led events are planned in the locations where they occurred historically and funding will be available to artists […]