The On Being Project

John O'Donohue
John O'Donohue

was a poet, theologian, and philosopher. He authored several books, including Anam ĊaraBeauty, and To Bless the Space Between Us, a collection of blessings published posthumously. His newest book, Walking in Wonder: Eternal Wisdom for a Modern World, will be published in November 2018. He died on January 4, 2008.

For One Who Is Exhausted, a Blessing

John O’Donohue with a gift for the tired soul. A poem on slowing down until our strength to move forward returns to us.

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For One Who Is Exhausted, a Blessing

“The Nativity”

Beannacht

A benediction from the late, beloved John O’Donohue, for the consoling embrace of steadiness and clarity in our most difficult moments.

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Beannacht