Image by Sammy-Williams from Pixabay I have to admit I'm not one to give way to superstitions regarding Mondays but today had become an exception to the rule. This morning I awoke around 7 AM. My car is currently at the garage all week getting fixed and I've to travel to the BMW garage in … Continue reading My Monday Stinks. . . Literally
For confusion arises within us, not from the nature of circumstances, but from the infirmity of our minds; for if we were thus affected by reason of what befalls us, then, (as we all sail the same sea, and it is impossible to escape waves and spray,) all men must needs be troubled; but if … Continue reading Nobody Has The Power To Upset You
Image by 👀 Mabel Amber, who will one day from Pixabay I was parked at the harbour one day waiting for a call from my local Catholic Bishop. I can't discuss the details of the conversation with you and will honor the Bishops request to keep discretion on it until I die no matter what … Continue reading How Did I Get From Heathen To Religious?
Image by Deflyne Coppens from Pixabay You must wake up now: the night is almost over, it will be daylight soon. Let us give up all the things we prefer to do under cover of the dark; let us arm ourselves and appear in the light. Let us live decently as people do in the … Continue reading Time To Wake Up And Stop Living In The Dark
Image by Ryan McGuire from Pixabay Ireland has become the only country in Europe to enter a second national lockdown. For those of us who suffer with depression and anxiety this can be a very bad time. On approach to one of the most stressful times of the year, the prospect of spending Christmas without … Continue reading There Is A Way You Can Beat Depression During Irish Lockdown
Image by Ivonne Nöhren from Pixabay Teaching you how to be appreciated is an obsession of many authors whose books instruct you on the secrets of how to emotionally manipulate others. The idea is to teach you how to get your boss, friend or family member to appreciate you more using various tried and tested … Continue reading Why You Should Stop Wanting To Be Appreciated
Image by 272447 from Pixabay With the new measures requiring we stay at home during lockdown, many people are seeing a rise in the deterioration of their mental health. Here are some tips we've put together at mouse squeak to help you keep the blues at bay. 1.GET PLENTY OF SLEEP Image by Dieter Robbins … Continue reading 8 Tips For Staying Mentally Well During Lockdown
In this post I want to explore the idea that we are often handed liberty by God but refuse to take it. We once possessed a great love for God, but overtime it dwindled because our failures became overwhelming. I use a scene from Star Wars in which Luke takes his old light saber from … Continue reading Saying No To Grace And Being Content To Suffer
Image by Лечение Наркомании from Pixabay As someone who was suicidal in the past, and with some alcohol for the courage needed to go through with it on two occasions, I can somewhat relate to anyone suffering despair. I once had a local woman contact me, asking me if her brother was in Hell because … Continue reading Will I Go To Hell For Committing Suicide?
Image by Claudio_Scott from Pixabay Those of us who go through difficult times in our lives, whether it be depression or spiritual problems often go seek out a psychiatrist or spiritual director. Why? Well...in our minds we want to be cured of our problems, but really all we are doing is seeking comfort. You see, … Continue reading Seeking Comfort Will Not Cure Your Unhappiness