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Mary Keenan

I read these ideas with great longing. Although I am about your age (probably older), I have young children. So the idea of slowing down or stopping some things feels like a dream. Would love to read a great book without falling asleep.

Still, I love reading these and other ideas for a more balanced life with time for reflection and prayer. For now, the best I can do is less unbalanced! An annual women's retreat is a huge lifesaver. And when all else fails, having a sense of humor is sometimes the best spiritual practice.


Thanks Mary. Life with kids is a totally different season of life - it's true! I wish someone had warned me that there would be no time then either. We have reached a stage whe our lads are now graduated or at university so we have a lot more freedom in terms of time, going places etc. It's just weird how easy it is to fill it up with work and e-mails!!

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