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'Keeping Close To Mum'
(Archived on Friday - June - 11/06/2021 )

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  Photo was taken at Rosscarbery, Co.Cork (Irl)  
A lovely close up moment of kittens keeping very close to Mum!

On This Day
On June 11th 1987 Margaret Thatcher is 1st British Prime Minister in 160 years to win a third consecutive term
On June 11th 1993 "Jurassic Park", directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Sam Neill and Jeff Goldblum opens, setting a box office weekend record of $502 million

Birthdays Today

Jackie Stewart (3 Times F1 World Champion) is 82
George Furey (Irish Singer) is 70
Jenny Pitman is (Former Racehorse Trainer) is 75

Today is the Feast Day of the Sacred Heart of Jesus: The following very short prayer is hugely popular: "O Sacred Heart of Jesus I place all my trust in you."


Thought on Friday - June - 11/06/2021

The importance of a smile!

One of the essays in Wednesday's Leaving Cert English Paper was: "Write a personal essay in which you reflect on the role of humour, fun and laughter in life."
It was was well received by students. Given all the sadness and stress that has been a part of Covid 19, it was good to write about fun, smiles and laughter too.

A smile may seem small and almost insignificant and yet its impact can last a lifetime. We all know a genuine smile when we see it, radiating the inner beauty of the person within. We certainly need to smile more. We need to allow the simplicity and beauty of a smile, to express the Divine within. We need to allow it to touch others and never to underestimate its beauty. Even when we're stuck for words in the great mystery of life, from joy to great sadness, a smile can often be better than a thousand words.

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