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The guru's word

Posted by Simon Parke, 21 Nov 2014

The crowd pressed the guru again and again for a word.

‘Give us a word to change the world!’ they pleaded.

They so wanted to change the world!..

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The Bright Field

Posted by Simon Parke, 20 Nov 2014

Today I offer someone else’s words, better words.

This is a poem by RS Thomas called ‘The Bright Field’...

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How will I know when I am present?

Posted by Simon Parke, 19 Nov 2014

How will I know when I am present?

Here’s a clue…

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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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