Inspiration for All Seasons

Inspiration for All Seasons


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Celtic Wisdom for Today

Long before the terms ‘mindfulness’ and ‘well-being’ were coined, the Celtic tradition offered pathways to peace of mind and calm. For centuries it has created hope, unity and a community – a sanctuary of rest, renewal and reassurance. In these troubled times, the importance of connection, and a sanctuary, is stronger than ever.

Drawing on the wisdom, stories, poetry, prayers and humour that are at the heart of the Celtic tradition, Inspiration for All Seasons reminds us of where we come from and brings comfort when it is badly needed. With contributions from individuals such as Peter McVerry and Mark Patrick Hederman, and a tribute to the late, great John O’Donohue, this book shines a light in the darkness.

All royalties from this book will go to the Peter McVerry Trust.


Published: 29 October 2020

Format: 198x129mm, hardback

Extent: 256 pages

ISBN: 9781785303098


John Scally lectures in theology in Trinity College Dublin and has a lifelong interest in Celtic spirituality and its unique world of creativity, community and connections. Born on a small farm in the West of Ireland he is particularly attuned to how nature can be a source of inspiration, wonder and amazing grace. He is the author of over 40 books and is a regular contributor to newspapers and religious journals on spiritual matters.


‘With wisdom, warmth, humour and affection John Scally offers us encouragement for every day.’ Kathy Sinnott

 A wonderful book to keep close to you, to dip in and out of, when you are searching for strength and trying to make sense of the journey you are on. It is filled with inspirational thoughts and reflections. I hope you find something here that might speak to you, especially if your spirit might need a lift.’ Gareth O’Callaghan

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