The Indescribable Face of Love

Hello, all you beautiful people. On this day of the new moon, during this the celtic festival of Imbolc, a pregnant time, I feel the energies all round me and within me change. The winds blow strong like never before. This for me is the indescribable face of the greatest love i know, i.e., if youContinue reading “The Indescribable Face of Love”

The Path of Miracles

St Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick. 8pm Thursday 18 September (also Galway today and Cork next sat) INTRODUCTION Path of Miracles by Joby Talbot is a one-hour acapella choral work for seventeen voices, depicting the emotional and physical journey of the pilgrim on the world’s most enduring Christian pilgrimage to the cathedral at Santiago di Compostella inContinue reading “The Path of Miracles”

May

I continue to be amazed at the great winds of energy that blow through me during the great Celtic/pre-Christian festivals of the year. Bealtaine for me, which I have written about in a recent blog was no exception. On the first of May, I renewed my commitment to music, to which the universe responded to by sendingContinue reading “May”

NEW HOUSE CONCERT TOUR

  FIONNTÁINS NEW HOUSE CONCERT TOUR    Over the last year a lot of changes have occurred in my life which have inspired me to write new songs and create new sounds. With these my body, mind and spirit open fully to the world. With these I bathe in beauty. With these I travel to the four cornersContinue reading “NEW HOUSE CONCERT TOUR”

Voices In My Head

I watched a wonderful talk in the TED series given by Eleanor Longden which touched me very deeply. She spoke of her childhood abuse, hearing disturbing voices in her head as a young adult, dealing with psychiatric misdiagnosis and further abuse and thru the help of compassionate loving people finding the power within to healContinue reading “Voices In My Head”

Breath

‘I wont be holding my breath.’ ‘Breathtaking.’ ‘Take a breather.’ ‘Save your breath.’ All these common phrases suggest lives lived in tension, high in the chest, keeping control of the breath. We breathe as little as possible for fear of something too blissful too wonderful, too electrifying, too magnetic, too much like heaven. Breathe easyContinue reading “Breath”

The Power Game

To paraphrase Marianne Williamson, it’s not my darkness I’m most afraid of (I’ve been fumbling freely about in the dark for many years now) it’s my light. To paraphrase Jesus, instead of loving my light and placing it on the table top for all to see, I’ve hidden it from view. This has been changing, graduallyContinue reading “The Power Game”

Fantasy

Oh Jesus i’m tired, tired of trying Trying to control certainty in unpredictability Give me fantasy All that i want i have Let me live in fantasy All the pleasure i can dream is mine I will follow the instincts and intuition of my omnipotent heart and only my omnipotent heart And live On thisContinue reading “Fantasy”

Makes Sense

Preface The only thing that makes sense in this world is that which only you perceive thru your eyes, nose, ears, taste, touch and all the other plethora of information sensors located in, on, and around your whole body, sometimes extending for miles and endless miles around, strangely enough All that you know is onlyContinue reading “Makes Sense”

Stillness

hi June the 21st this year was a high energy day for me, lots going on in my house, don’t know whether it was the time of year or what, but it was all good. In the midst of all the activity I took this video of my latest poem. You’ll find a transcript ofContinue reading “Stillness”

Worship

‘All forms of worship and devotion are the inappropriate substitute for the devotion we all feel for god’ Russell Brand quoting a Swami One might also say: All forms of worship and devotion are the inappropriate substitute for the devotion we all feel for ourselves, our true selves Jesus said something like ‘LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOURContinue reading “Worship”

YOU ARE THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD!

Matthew 5:14-16 English Standard Version (ESV) “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shineContinue reading “YOU ARE THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD!”

I AM

I am the sun that dances through the skies, bouncing on the moon, a mavericks high noon I am that moon too, I am, and though I’ve forgotten why, I’ve shoved and pushed and kicked myself higher and higher in the sky, tired I am the day which I now shall stretch and the treesContinue reading “I AM”

The Body’s Bursting with New Life Again (ode to the spring equinox 2013)

It is said by some that at such times as these, ie the changing of the seasons, the veil between the seen and unseen, the world and the underworld, the human and the little people, becomes more transparent….a time of heightened energy. In recent months I have become very interested in the old irish ‘feel’Continue reading “The Body’s Bursting with New Life Again (ode to the spring equinox 2013)”

Inner Peace

If you can start the day without caffeine, If you can always be cheerful, ignoring aches and pains, If you can resist complaining and boring people with your troubles, If you can eat the same food every day and be grateful for it, If you can understand when your loved ones are too busy toContinue reading “Inner Peace”

THRILLOGY: This, Song, And More

This asleep, the stirring, what is this?…..oh yes…. lets give this another go, cradled and alive to this as we always are rebirthed to this suckling at the nipple of this blissfully, painfully, transcending in ritual the cellular encumbrance of this to bask in the glow of this new light standing tall, facing all, I feel this energy this animated surrender, isContinue reading “THRILLOGY: This, Song, And More”

Humans

We are physical beings. The greatest expression of this physical reality is considered by most to be loving sexual union between two consenting adults. But there is more and this more is something that cannot be written down, cannot be defined, it can only be sensed. For as soon as you begin to define it,Continue reading “Humans”

The God Song inspired by Wilfred Pelletier and Ted Poole

Wherever you are is home. And the earth is paradise. Wherever you set your feet is holy ground………. You don’t live off like a parasite. You live in it and it in you, Or you dont survive, Or you dont survive And that is the only worship, Of god there ever is, The one aboveContinue reading “The God Song inspired by Wilfred Pelletier and Ted Poole”