Category Archives: Mindfulness

The Anarchy of Mindfulness


In the past I have been ruled. In the future I may be fooled. But here and now I’m simply me; a spirit who’s both wild and free.

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Where do we find a meaning; a reason for this life. When all we ever focus on is battles that are rife. Where is the common ground where we can stand as one. If there is an answer, has the … Continue reading

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The Bards


Every time those words appear, there’s meaning found anew; it’s like that over all these years their meaning grew and grew. I listen to the rhythm and feel their beating heart and then, maybe just a fraction, I understand their … Continue reading

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Resonance


A sound I heard the other day resonated in the strangest way. It sounded like the earth did sing like the deepest bell did ring. I never found from where it came or even if it had a name, but … Continue reading

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What Life Can Give (or take)


The sameness of another day slowly saps the heart away. If this is you as this is me perhaps it’s time that we were free. Free to stand and see the dawn; free to see the new day born. For … Continue reading

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Rite of passage


When they learn to explore their mind it’s wonderful just what they find. The exploration that is youth can lead to the most wondrous truth. But if it’s left without a guide it may find things it can’t abide. The … Continue reading

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My Thanks


To that man I bow my head; through all the words that I have read ‘tis Leunig who has shone a light on all things that I know are right. ‘Tis Leunig who with every Ode leads me down one … Continue reading

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Evolution/Revolution


Evolution Revolution Circles unbroken Words unspoken The journey of being The beauty of seeing Standing here and now Upon my ships prow Where will it go I never can know I can’t see ahead Futures can’t be fled From pasts … Continue reading

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I love to feel the needles


I love to feel the needles of the sweet embrace of cold As the creeping chill goes deeper, gently taking hold. The cold of morn reminds me each and every day Of Gaia’s sweet impermanence as the sun burns it … Continue reading

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The River


A river flows around me, I don’t know where it goes I only feel the sweet caress as it gently flows. It starts somewhere beyond me; a tiny spring appears, then it joins with others as it meanders through the … Continue reading

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Good Morning World.


I love to wake in the early morn; that gentle time twixt night and dawn. The time the Dawn Chorus begins to cleanse the new day of all sins. And through the day, whatever’s done you know in beauty it’s … Continue reading

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Reincarnation


Reincarnation in life ever-changing impermanence a process of growth

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So many Buddhas


So many Buddhas we had known but through their wisdom have we grown? So many souls misunderstood; imprisoned for “societies good”. Hopefully, one day, we can learn why some only crawl while others fly. Some minds don’t understand our rules, … Continue reading

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The boy stood on the burning deck


The boy stood on the burning deck, his mind was all in tatters. But he simply felt his breathing, ‘cos he knew that was what matters. And as he stood there breathing it was quite soon he found that it … Continue reading

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On Monks & Marines


In the protest movement, as in all facets of life there are what I call Monks & Marines: The “Monks” are the more esoteric among us who work for change through consciousness changing and The “marines” are those who work … Continue reading

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