A Funny thing Happened on the way to the Centre of the Labyrinth

We interrupt your regularly scheduled blog to bring this important message . . . Yes I had planned to muse on the aforementioned questions about prayer but I wanted to share some thoughts from a visit to the Labyrinth in the Waterford Hospital Chapel, a mental health facility in St. John’s. I’m not going to … More A Funny thing Happened on the way to the Centre of the Labyrinth

What does it look like to pray? A few questions on prayer

I love conversations around the dinner table. In our house the coversations are always lively and you never know what topics will pop up. Sometime ago at dinner, out of the blue my daugther asked the question: what does it look like to pray? That’s a great question, though for some of you probably its … More What does it look like to pray? A few questions on prayer

Prayer

One breath in, one breath out fingers to head to torso to arms to heart A sign of the loss. Hasty words, open heart heaven meets hustle to speak to listen to still In the thinnest place. Silence shakes your hand, and peace hugs you close to send you back into the world.