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Friday 29th May – Icon of the Day


May my mind come alive today

To the invisible geography

That invites me to new frontiers

To break the dead shell of yesterdays

To risk being disturbed and changed.

May I have the courage today

To live the life that I would love

To postpone my dream no longer,

But do at last what I came here for

And waste my heart on fear no more.

John O’Donohue from ‘A morning offering’

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Image: ‘Wanderer above the sea of fog’ [Der Wanderer über dem Nebelmeer] by Caspar David Friedrich, circa 1817, Kunsthalle Hamburg.

Photo: ‘Cybershot800i’

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Listen to Bryn Terfel, accompanied by Malcolm Martineau, perform ‘I have Trod the Upward and the Downward Slope’ from ‘Songs of Travel’ – words by R L Stevenson, set to music by R Vaughan Williams:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sl-sbL-KpB0

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In St Mary’s prayer cycle for May 2020, today we pray for those living on council estates with no gardens to use.

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If you would like to contribute to these reflections, please do email Katherine Cox at kvcox-therapy@gmail.com

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