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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. More recently a new book of conversations with John has been published in Ireland, Walking on the Pastures of Wonder, with worldwide publication in 2018. He died on January 4, 2008.

For One Who Is Exhausted, a Blessing

by John O'Donohue

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

Beannacht

by John O'Donohue

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