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SUNDAY 26 Feb ~ Good to be Alive Morning

Early it was one of those mornings that makes you truly glad to be alive. Calm, clear, bright with blue sky and the sound of the rooks comp…

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0 Feb 26, 2017

SATURDAY 25 Feb ~ Ice & Sunny

Last night there were millions of stars, so I knew we would have a frost and this morning the air is sharp and the sky is pale blue. Not a…

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0 Feb 25, 2017

SUNDAY 19 Feb ~ And the Seventh Day Thou Shalt Work (and Sleep in the Sun)

I like to rotate the physical jobs so today it was liming walls. My technique has gradually improved and today I got quite a bit done. My s…

Started by David Brazier

0 Feb 19, 2017

MONDAY 13 Feb ~ Domestic life

Life here is pretty simple. Today, for instance, it has been mild and windy - a good drying day -  so I decided to do some clothes washing.…

Started by David Brazier

1 Feb 19, 2017
Reply by Vajrapala Lut Moerman

WEDNESDAY 15 Feb ~ IT'S SPRING

Although, no doubt, we shall have more cold, wet and windy days yet, I think I can declare that here in my little kingdom on the hill, yest…

Started by David Brazier

3 Feb 16, 2017
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FRIDAY 3 Feb ~ Writing & Talking about Dharma

This week my practical tasks have mostly been set aside in order to clear the decks for writing. I have got some work done on the manuscrip…

Started by David Brazier

0 Feb 3, 2017

WEDNESDAY 1st Feb ~ No typhoon

Well there was no typhoon today, only grey clouds and a mild temperature. In fact it has been the first day of the year warm enough for me…

Started by David Brazier

0 Feb 1, 2017

TUESDAY 31st Jan ~ End of Winter?

The end of the month. I wonder if it is the end of the winter. I mean, of course, the real winter, the winter defined by the elements, not…

Started by David Brazier

0 Jan 31, 2017

SATURDAY 28 Jan ~ Tranquil Life of a Buddhist Hermit

I’ve got guests coming, persons unknown. What does one do? Make a cake. OK, corny but true. I start to get out pastry and cake making thing…

Started by David Brazier

4 Jan 29, 2017
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SUNDAY 15 Jan ~ Home Again

I'm back. My visit to UK has been full and joyous, but it is lovely to be back at Eleusis. Today I travelled from the snow in the north bac…

Started by David Brazier

6 Jan 28, 2017
Reply by Vajrapala Lut Moerman

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This Holds Me

Posted by Robert McCarthy on May 20, 2020 at 6:19 0 Comments

What seems to hold me in recent years is a sense of what could have been; how ecstatic living could have actually occurred within our living if we had been held in a different cultural paradigm.

This view is not embracing bitterness or blaming or even divisiveness. This amazing place we just seem to have appeared in, we know it's potential to nurture, to wisely inform and to grow mutual love.

It inspires me to view the utopian, it may just break out in some other time and place. That… Continue

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