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A different lens

Posted by Simon Parke, 26 Jan 2015

If life is failing to nourish us, it may be because we view it habitually.

We view life through a tired lens, created by old habits of the mind.

So we always see the same thing…

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Tell all the truth

Posted by Simon Parke, 25 Jan 2015

My poem of the week was once sent to me by a newspaper editor, and I’ve had it at my work desk ever since.

He was helping me become a better writer…

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My glorious failure

Posted by Simon Parke, 23 Jan 2015

I’m talking to a group.

I sense some short-cuttery in the air, some impatience.

I sense they’re losing energy for me…

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Cover of A Director's Cut

Set in the seaside town of Stormhaven, the third Abbot Peter mystery, A Director’s Cut, opens the curtain on a dark tale of murder and revenge in theatreland. Abbot Peter and his niece DI Tamsin Shah, are drawn like lambs to the slaughter into the grievance behind the greasepaint and a rage behind the stage.

Cover of One Minute Meditation

A book of short meditations for use wherever you find yourself: on the bus, at the doctors, in your bedroom or by the pool.

This is a silent retreat, set amid the beauty of Devon on the edge of Dartmoor. The silence is punctuated by mediations and sessions, during which Simon will use material and themes from his book, The Journey Home (formerly published as The Beautiful Life).

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