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Hiraeth - making peace with longing, part 5

“The hunger to belong is at the heart of our nature” – John O’Donohue, Eternal Echoes

At the beginning of chapter one of The Holy Longing: The Search for a Christian Spirituality… 957 more words

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Hiraeth - Making peace with longing, part 4

“Longing is the deepest and most ancient voice in the human soul” – John O’Donohue, Eternal Echoes

I’ve written much about longing; of home and exile and the mystical realities available to me as a child that seem these days so elusive. 904 more words

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Hiraeth - making peace with longing, part 3

“The voice comes from your soul. It is the voice of the eternal longing within you, and it confirms you as a relentless pilgrim on the earth” -John O’ Donohue, Eternal Echoes… 485 more words

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Hiraeth - making peace with longing, part 2

“Longing is the deepest and most ancient voice in the human soul” – John O’Donohue, Eternal Echoes

Fellow poet-mystics understand how gratifying metaphors can be. They build a much bigger backdrop upon which to mess about and articulate those things that defy such articulation. 616 more words

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Celtic Spirituality in the Australian Landscape, Ray Simpson and Brent Lyons-Lee

Celtic Spirituality in the Australian Landscape, Ray Simpson and Brent Lyons-Lee

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Of his many published books, perhaps Ray’s best-known to date has been  1,223 more words

Thursday Theology

Hiraeth - making peace with longing

“The human heart is a theater of longing” -John O’Donohue (Eternal Echoes)

The Celts have a concept, Hiraeth (here-eyeth). It is a Welsh word, about as difficult to define as it is to pronounce. 343 more words

Sacramental Living

Celtic Spirituality in the Australian Landscape by Ray Simpson and Brent Lyons

All around the world there has been a resurge of interest in Celtic Spirituality.  What is it and what does it all mean?  Ray Simpson and Brent Lyon have produced an authentic and comprehensive book called “Celtic Spirituality in the Australian Landscape”. 1,079 more words

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