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Reluctance

Posted by Simon Parke, 1 Sep 2015

My poem of the week is by Robert Frost, and called ‘Reluctance.’

It’s about an ache and the end of a season.

Some greet September with difficulty, the letting go of the summer dream….

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Planning for happiness

Posted by Simon Parke, 28 Aug 2015

I watch the child trying to enjoy the game.

They are doing so by attempting to control it.

They have a picture in their head of who should be doing what and where… and tell them so…

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An incident in church

Posted by Simon Parke, 26 Aug 2015

There was an incident in church.

I was sat in the front row, away from the action, but there were noises at the back, movement in the pews…

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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'S NEXT RETREAT

A contemplative few days based around Simon's book, The Beautiful Life, now republished as The Journey Home. The retreat features meditation, silence, community and teaching.

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