Tag: john o’donohue

The Heart of Wonder

May you experience each day as a sacred gift woven around the heart of wonder. – John O’Donohue

From the Wonderful John O’Donohue

I would love to live like a river flows, carried by the surprise of its own unfolding. John O’Donohue, “Fluent” from Conamara Blues

Thought Work

  Today’s Easter poem from Education for Justice is another from John O’Donohue Thought Work Off course from the frail music sought by words And the path that always claims the journey, In the pursuit of a more oblique rhythm, Creating mostly its own… Continue Reading “Thought Work”

Easter Friday – At the Edge

Today’s Easter Poem from Education for Justice is by the wonderful Irish poet John O’Donohue. At the Edge Sometimes, behind the lines Of words giving voice to the blue wind That blows across the amber fields Of your years, whispering the hungers Your dignity… Continue Reading “Easter Friday – At the Edge”

A Door to a New Beginning

John O’Donohue, while not specifically inviting us to open a new window or new door, does beckon us to move forward into what is “not yet clear” in his poem, “For a New Beginning.” The following is one stanza: Though your destination is not… Continue Reading “A Door to a New Beginning”

More of Sometimes Poetry is Preaching

What is there not to like about John O’Donohue? Today I offer a stanza from his poem, “A Morning Offering” for all of us. May my mind come alive today To the invisible geography That invites me to new frontiers, To break the dead… Continue Reading “More of Sometimes Poetry is Preaching”