Tag Archives: meditation

The Sound of Sheer Silence

Today the Anglican Church remembers and celebrates the Transfiguration of Christ. And in Morning Prayer today I was encouraged by Elijah (who appeared with Jesus to the disciples) in the Old Testament reading to head on down to meditation in … Continue reading

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Communion

Glanced to the back cover of “A Margin of Silence” to see a description of the Anglican Communion: …one of the ‘instruments of communion’ which holds Anglicans in ‘bonds of affection’… I’m afraid we haven’t seen a lot of that … Continue reading

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Yoga

I recently started attending (Iyengar) Yoga classes. Yehudi Menuhin’s introduction to Yoga was lovely to read this evening. Follow the link for it all, below is an excerpt… The practice of Yoga induces a primary sense of measure and proportion. … Continue reading

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God in Music and Silence

I’ve been watching the BBC’s 1995 “The Choir” series, based on the novel by Joanna Trollope. Anthony Way sounds marvelous (below is his Panis Angelicus), the sounds are beautiful, and the music is a brilliant escape from all the noise … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Meditation

Jo Bentley and Jan Bloor met with 40 eager visitors (including myself) this evening in my local bookstore to talk to us about mindfulness meditation. It went well, and they spoke about the need for human beings to step away … Continue reading

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Nearness of Distance

I’ve been studying pretty much 9 till 5 today, and my personal statement has finally been drafted! Now I’m off to read a bit more of a book I bought in Salisbury in summer: The Wisdom of Donkeys: Finding Tranquility … Continue reading

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Open Hands

The second monthly meditation held in my church tonight brought greater numbers with the great breathing space. Beautiful silence, beautiful candle lights, beautiful presence. Oh that was lovely. I look forward to coming together again. We meditated, prayed, with our … Continue reading

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