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Hope is the thing

Posted by Simon Parke, 27 May 2015

My poem of the week is ‘Hope is the thing’ by Emily Dickinson.

‘Hope’ is the thing with feathers…

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In the image of God

Posted by Harry Parke, 26 May 2015

‘In the image of God’
The covered flame…

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Flaubert's letter

Posted by Simon Parke, 26 May 2015

In 1869, the French writer Gustave Flaubert wrote a letter to Princess Mathilde.

He said that it was proving to be a good year for him, and that he was full of optimism…

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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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