“I am certain in my heart that all that I am, I have received from God.” ~ Saint Patrick

Round tower and one of many celtic crosses at Clonmacnoise. The River Shannon in the background. Clonmacnoise was a monastery established in 548 AD by St. Ciaran. Photograph – Ed Lyons, 2015.

Down the Rabbithole


Or rather, the round tower, but an Alice in Wonderland reference always seems good. ¬†ūüôā

Hope there are no “drink me” signs about this morning for you, or stray Queen of Hearts looking for mayhem. ¬†Unless of course you’re looking for a bit of excitement; in which case, happy rabbithole hunting. ¬†Slainte, Lisa

*The part of Alice in this photo courtesy of my darling husband.  The part of the rabbithole courtesy of Ireland.


glendalough round tower

“The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.” ~Proverbs 18:10

“Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe.” ~Proverbs 29:25

One of the most precious things in my life is knowing that no matter what happens around me and what changes….God stays exactly the same.¬† The name of Jesus is strong and has great power.¬† “And step by step You’ll lead me…and I will follow You all of my days.”¬† (Rich Mullins, Step by Step)¬† Slainte, Lisa