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WEDNESDAY 25 NOV: A Time to Sit by the Fire

with a cat...

Started by David Brazier

3 Nov 26, 2015
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TUESDAY 24 NOV: Closer to Brussels

More visits to friends and more close up information about the lock-down situation in Brussels plus discussions.

Started by David Brazier

0 Nov 25, 2015

MONDAY 23 NOV: Visiting Zen Friends

Today we are visiting Eleusis member Michel and his wife Francoise, our lovely friends. - a happy reunion. Arriving after a long drive we e…

Started by David Brazier

1 Nov 24, 2015
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SUNDAY 22 NOV 2015: Preparing for Winter

This weekend we have been busy making bookcases and reorganising rooms and also packing things up in preparation for winter. Here deep in t…

Started by David Brazier

0 Nov 22, 2015

SATURDAY 21 NOV 2015: A WINDY DAY

We have had very wet windy weather here the last couple of days. A time for indoor activities.

Started by David Brazier

0 Nov 21, 2015

FRIDAY 20 NOV 2015; A HOMELY DAY

Autumn has arrived. It is grey, wet and windy outside, but still rather warm, a bit strange... So we are having a homely day.  Outside it…

Started by Elja Stoel

0 Nov 20, 2015

SATURDAY 14 NOV 2015: Adios a la Culpa

Today we are in Bilbao leading a course called Adios a la Culpa which means "Goodbye to Guilt" but which carries (in Spanish) an undertone…

Started by David Brazier

4 Nov 14, 2015
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WEEP FOR OUR WORLD

Posted by David Brazier on August 20, 2019 at 21:38 0 Comments



At the moment I am feeling very sad for the state of the planet. As I write the great forests are being consumed by fire, both the tropical forest in Brazil and the tundra forest in Russia. The great forests are the lungs of the earth. I myself have lung problems. When there are parts of the lungs that don’t work anymore one can run out of energy. It can strike suddenly. We will probably not do anything serious about climate change or wildlife extinction…

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MY MEDICAL CONDITION

Posted by David Brazier on June 26, 2019 at 18:04 10 Comments

My medical condition continues to be a mystery. It is clear that I do not have any of the big nasty things - brain tumour, cracked skull, stroke, etc - as these have been ruled out by MRI investigation. Nonetheless I continue to have persistent, continuous head pain that varies in intensity and I become exhausted by the least effort so that I am functioning like an invalid incapable of doing very much. There is always a possibility that the whole syndrome is a…

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Grace.

Posted by Dayamay Dunsby on June 2, 2019 at 1:02 4 Comments

“Do we know what it means to be struck by grace? It does not mean that we suddenly believe that God exists, or that Jesus is the saviour, or that the Bible contains the truth. Grace strikes us when we are in great pain and restlessness. It strikes us when we walk through the dark Valley of a meaningless and empty life. It strikes us when we feel that our separation is deeper than usual, because we have violated another life, a life which we loved, or from which we were estranged. It strikes us… Continue

Sit

Posted by Geeta Chari on April 26, 2019 at 22:13 3 Comments

This is a short video of a Buddhist monk and his family. 

It raised questions on parenting and Buddhism - does detachment (or perhaps quietism), as practiced here, lead to demotivation and disengagement with the world around one?

His children find the detachment practised by the monk disquieting. They appreciate the irony of detachment, which is supposed to…

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