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Tag: Gratitude

Dear Daddy…

June 17, 2018 0 Comments

I miss you. And Happy Father’s Day. I miss your sense of humour, your wisdom and the very un-Irish, Talmudic way you drove home your messages, with questions. And yet, even selfishly, I’m not inclined to “wish you were here”. The world you imagined has not yet materialised. How lovely it would have been had your […]

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Gratitude…for George

February 23, 2012 0 Comments

George loved life and inspired all of us through this difficult time. He was most appreciative of all the support, love and encouragement that all of you showed him. He was a wonderful man. Yesterday’s news from his wife. This “wonderful man” lived and died valiantly. His gift was two years of living life fully, […]

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Dear Geraldine, about Remembrance Day

November 29, 2010 1 Comment

While we’ve never met I felt compelled to write. I read your letter in the Irish News and I am sorry it was a problem for you to have your children participate in Remembrance Day activities at school. First let me offer that what I say is coloured by a the fact that while Irish […]

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Gratitude….for Unanswered Prayers

June 19, 2010 0 Comments

There it was in my #MorningPages, something so clearly observed while emerging into consciousness. I am grateful for my unanswered prayers. Writing, now fully awake with intellect engaged, is an entirely different matter. It feels like some parent just sent me off on an unpleasant assignment. That would be, of course, the loving, all knowing parent […]

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Association and Affiliation

March 19, 2010 1 Comment

I find the thing I miss the most about work in a traditional office is colleagues. The discipline of work is hard outside of “9 to 5” but manageable. It is the absence of the “water cooler” – that’s the loss. The conversations started randomly, the overheard snippets that trigger an idea, the laughter that […]

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