Peace

Through meditation and self-enquiry Foundational peace is established With clarity and compassion The real work begins

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Gratitude

  I made my way along the tree-lined streets, through fallen leaves and the scattered petals of camellia blossoms. Enjoying the sunshine and the mild, late autumn weather, I began to enumerate all the blessings in my life, and to reflect on the fruits of gratitude practice. I reflected that, having received so much, whether … More Gratitude

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The Open Heart

For some years I have worked with the body’s energy centres, both as a therapist and in my own journey. Certain kinds of trauma create blockages in specific centres and the one most commonly affected is the heart centre.  Grief, disappointment, anguish, suffering, fear and anxiety, even diet… the causative factors are legion.  Anything which … More The Open Heart

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Stones

A littoral meditation.  Birds wheeling Breakers.crashing Foam hissing, Sky reflections At my feet a puffer fish, Shriveled by the sun, Rests beside a shapely stone Still life set in sand. Pebbles strewn by ebbing tide holes where tiny sand crabs hide Seaweed fronds Driftwood dragon Footprints in the sand. * * * * *  

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The Awakening

I’m tackling a big subject today: one which is grounded in an insight which presented itself after a long period of silence and, as is so often the way, while I was doing something else entirely. It intrigues me how the intuitive seeds germinate in the darkness of the unconscious, growing, in obscurity, until they … More The Awakening

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