The Final Days

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There was no intention to write today.

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The fine days of an Indian Summer are bestowing harmony and peace to this little part of Ireland, but…

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an email arrived from a subscriber who articulated apprehension and fear, so a response is necessary.

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I don’t usually respond to emails, for there are many each day and I simply do not have the time, as you can understand.

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However, this fear, presented to me from someone who is quite depressed by all that’s happening around the world, needs to be addressed once and for all!

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These, are the final days of Empire…though not in any biblical sense!

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I am not about to be hounded into fear by any religious patriarchy.

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What we are now experiencing will get worse…this has been proven historically!

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The end of the Roman Empire was short and the prelude brutal!

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Aqilegia under Fuchsia

Bread and circuses were the order of the day to keep people entertained and unquestioning.

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Willow in the Bog Garden

Much the same is happening now, with the cult of celebrity, an overdosing of sport, cheap factory food and endless, mindless TV reality shows.

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Our world is in the throes of bitter retreat, but it is merely the world created by man.

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The real world is that of Mother Nature.

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Now is the time to go to her, help her and find peace within her.

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The final days of Empire are always chaotic…our own lives must be lived as best as possible…with kindness, care, compassion and as much joy as one can invoke!

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For my part, I care not a fig for the end of this madness and brutality…things, as they say, can only get better…and they will…