The Voyage of the Question

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A powerful interview by Diane Covington with John O’Donohue, including stories from his childhood.
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“There is a destiny for everyone, a deeply engraved signature and script in individuality, and when we arrive here, we are unfolding from within ourselves what is in us.”
John O’Donohue, Oregon Interview, 2004

Irish poet and philosopher John O’Donohue’s words comfort, challenge and illuminate some of the deepest questions related to living a meaningful life today.In this interview, full of stories from his childhood and references from his study of philosophy and travels all over the world, O’Donohue, in his lyrical and sometimes humorous style, covers such powerful topics as:

  • The keys to a mystical life: solitude, stillness and silence
  • The relationship between destiny, providence and freedom
  • The role of gentleness and tenderness in your life
  • The magic trio of change, fear and negativity
  • The power of creativity as an access to the secret form of yourself

The interview, conducted by award-winning writer Diane Covington, took place at the end of a seven-day retreat along the wild Oregon coast, fall of 2004. The focus of the retreat was: “Change as a journey of awakening, transfiguration and homecoming”.

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Contents Digital Audio (42 minutes)
Product Code AS02603W
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John O'Donohue

About John O'Donohue

John O'Donohue was a poet, philosopher, scholar, and native Gaelic speaker from County Clare, Ireland. He was awarded a PhD in philosophical theology from the University of Tübingen, with postdoctoral study of Meister Eckhart. John's bestselling books Anam CaraBeautyEternal Echoes, and the beloved To Bless the Space Between Us, among many others, guide readers through the landscape of the Irish imagination. More information can be found at

Author photo © Colm Hogan