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There is a world within you

Posted by Simon Parke, 2 Aug 2015

My poem of the week is by Paul Murray.

I’m afraid I don’t know anything about him. (I’m ready to be enlightened.)

But I know the accuracy of his words…

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Posted by Simon Parke, 28 Jul 2015

My poem of the week is by the poet Anthony Wilson and called ‘Riddance’.

It’s from an anthology of the same name, published by Worple Press.

Judi Sutherland said ‘the collection reflects on the poet’s experience of diagnosis, treatment, and survival of non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma…

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A seat on the train

Posted by Simon Parke, 27 Jul 2015

I am on the seat, travelling to work.

I’m visiting a company to see some of the staff.

I put down my book and decide on a meditation of attention.

This is when you look at something close by - it can be very ordinary - and see what arises…

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Cover of One Minute Mindfulness

My book One Minute Mindfulness has been re-published by Hay House, with additional material – and a sparkling new cover! Here are stories and reflections to help us see through clear eyes, return to the present moment and remain there.

Simon's Mindful Lifebelts app

Mindful Lifebelts is an app to help when life is difficult; or preferably, to prevent it becoming so. The short meditations come in both written and audio form, spoken by Simon.

Simon will reflect on, and offer readings from, his Abbot Peter trilogy, in the very town – fictionalised as Stormhaven – where the Abbot lives, breathes and has his being.

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