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Gavin T. Murphy

Gavin Thomas Murphy (BS Psychology, MA Applied Spirituality) is a Dubliner and writer on Ignatian Spirituality. He was educated by the Jesuits in Ireland and the US, and spent time as a Jesuit novice in the UK. He also practises Zen meditation.

The power of outstretched hands

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: A Franciscan retreat in Ards Friary, County Donegal, inspired a pathway toward disidentifying from vulnerable moods.

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Giving voice to the elderly

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: Supporting older people in their mental health requires empathy and 'heart-centred' listening.

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Bombed-out and rebooted

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: A visit to the local church can provide much strength and serenity from the trauma of Covid-19.

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A happy, free heart

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: Learnings from an 8-week Mindful Self-Compassion course that enabled the author to freely give and receive compassion.

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Listening to Sarah

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: An Ignatian insight on contemplative listening to help restore hope and balance during the pandemic.

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Inner compassion

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: The Self-Compassion Break is a five minute practice that helps build resilience during stress or suffering.

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Our ‘Can-Do’ attitude

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: Barack Obama speaks of a deep joy from sharing in our pain and suffering, a heartfulness beyond our individual efforts.

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A merry, mindful Christmas

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: Multimedia reflections on faith and mindfulness to invite people to flourish during the festive season.

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Holy waiting

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: A reflection on being patient and staying awake for the first week of Advent.

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