Photo by Nappy Once Upon A Time In many traditional fairy tales and folk stories the virtue of patience and the evil of revenge are common themes. When you are biding your time you are waiting for an opportunity to act. For some this means patience to wait for the right time to do something… Continue reading Biding Your Time 2: Parents, Children and Books
Biding Your Time
(Also see https://eileenmoynihan.wordpress.com/kids-and-teens-fan-club/ ) https://thesaurus.plus/img/synonyms/172/bide_your_time.png I will bide my time And wait awhile. I’ll work hard And find my style. My day will come And I will shine, And the glory Will be mine, Because I was patient And bided my time. (Eileen Moynihan) Is Biding Your Time Good Or Bad Well, it is sometimes… Continue reading Biding Your Time
Grace 4: The Irish Way
https://www.pinterest.ie/pin/409757266077095191/ Grace is a form of blessing. The Irish name for Grace is Gráinne (grawn-ya). The Irish have always had a sense of spirituality, which has been demonstrated since Christianity came to Ireland and previously in pre-Christian Celtic times. 'The Irish blessing is these days a fairly religious thing. Since the days of the great… Continue reading Grace 4: The Irish Way
Grace3: The Grace of Writing
Like Japanese iris, she shines with raindrops in the sun. A blossoming grace in silence. A new butterfly in flight. Eloisa Jun 2022 https://hellopoetry.com/tag/grace/ Photo by Larry Siegel The Beauty of Graceful Writing Like the poem and flower above, a good piece of writing should shine, make us feel its blossoming and help us take… Continue reading Grace3: The Grace of Writing
Grace 2: What’s In A Name?
The name Grace: Meaning:favor or blessing Grace, a Latin girl's name, comes from the word grâtia and means "favor" or "blessing." Grace is a virtue name that was regularly used by Puritans in the sixteenth century to signify god's love and divine grace. In Greek mythology, the Three Graces were goddesses of nature who personified flowering, brilliance,… Continue reading Grace 2: What’s In A Name?
Author Talk with Eileen Moynihan and Nancy Kuykendall.
Our Quarterly Casual Chat. This Episode - Blogging https://youtu.be/aKAwLBMkxvE
Grace: A Beautiful Thing
Also see https://eileenmoynihan.wordpress.com/kids-and-teens-fan-club/ Monday's Child is Fair of Face Nursery Rhyme Monday's child is fair of face, Tuesday's child is full of grace, Wednesday's child is full of woe, Thursday's child has far to go. Friday's child is loving and giving, Saturday's child works hard for a living, And the child that is born on… Continue reading Grace: A Beautiful Thing
My Easter in West Cork
Dunworley Beach near Clonakilty Co. Cork Last Easter weekend I went back to a beautiful part of Ireland known as West Cork. I had gone to attend a medical appointment in Cork city on Maundy Thursday morning. But I had also gone to see my 92 year old mother. Most of the weekend the weather… Continue reading My Easter in West Cork
The Return of the Wanderer 3: Wellington Words
As a writer I am drawn to words and what they express. I see hidden stories in a vague line of words and imagine characters and their lives from a simple quote. While I was in Wellington I discovered many words... from a memorial to someone's life on a bench, from some emotional 'graffiti' that… Continue reading The Return of the Wanderer 3: Wellington Words
The Return of the Wanderer 2
The Happy Wanderer I love to go a-wandering, Along the mountain track, And as I go, I love to sing, My knapsack on my back. Chorus: Val-deri,Val-dera, Val-deri, Val-dera-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha Val-deri,Val-dera. My knapsack on my back. I love to wander by the stream That dances in the sun, So joyously it calls to me, "Come! Join… Continue reading The Return of the Wanderer 2