Simon Parke  
Click here for Abbot Peter Click here for Simon's blog Click here for Simon's books Click here for Simon's consultancy Click here for Simon's retreats
 
author, speaker and consultant
Read Simon's newsletter Discover Simon's latest book
Photo of Simon Parke
Follow Simon on Twitter
 

Looking for God

Posted by Simon Parke, 26 May 2016

I was doing an interview for local radio…and surprised by a question.

They asked: ‘Where’s God in your murder mysteries, Simon?’

And after a moment, I said, ‘God is in the pursuit of truth. Wherever there’s truth, there’s God’...

Read more, share and comment (0)

Trust

Posted by Simon Parke, 25 May 2016

What is trust?

It could be described in this way:

In a world you do not have to make for yourself,  there is mercy you do not have to make for yourself…

Read more, share and comment (0)

The magnificent puppeteer

Posted by Simon Parke, 24 May 2016

You enter a room and the familiar puppet greets you.

‘Hello,’ it says. ‘Me, again!’

‘Hello,’ you say wearily.

‘Same as usual?’ asks the puppet…

Read more, share and comment (0)
 

Cover of A (Very) Public School Murder

My latest book A (Very) Public School Murder is published on 19 May by Marylebone House. Abbot Peter and his niece DI Tamsin Shah, investigate murder when the local school’s Headmaster, Jamie King, is found dead at the bottom of Stormhaven’s famous white cliffs. Read more and pre-order your copy.

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

What is the Enneagram? How can it help me? In a contemplative climate, Simon offers the chance to reflect more deeply on this profound understanding of personality types.

More retreats

BREAKING TWEETS