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The bar of gold

Posted by Simon Parke, 4 Aug 2015

There was once a labourer called John who lived in a village not far away.

He was straightforward and steady, never wasted a penny of his earnings, and friends said he deserved to be successful – but success never came…

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There is a world within you

Posted by Simon Parke, 2 Aug 2015

My poem of the week is by Paul Murray.

I’m afraid I don’t know anything about him. (I’m ready to be enlightened.)

But I know the accuracy of his words…

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Posted by Simon Parke, 28 Jul 2015

My poem of the week is by the poet Anthony Wilson and called ‘Riddance’.

It’s from an anthology of the same name, published by Worple Press.

Judi Sutherland said ‘the collection reflects on the poet’s experience of diagnosis, treatment, and survival of non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma…

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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.

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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