Monthly Archives: August 2014

Rumi and The Guest House

The Guest House This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they are a crowd … Continue reading

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You Are Here To Wake Up

Video Montage: Elina S Music: Take Me Into Your Skin – Trentemøller Glasses scene from the movie ‘They Live’Voices from the movie ‘The Matrix’ Thank you to Monica, from Beyond Meds for showing us this profound little movie. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Michael Leunig: Aftermath

Click on the image for a larger version of this lovely, gentle, life-affirming cartoon by Michael Leunig. And here’s a link to lots else on Michael’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Michael-Leunig-Appreciation-Page/175074566012104?sk=timeline Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

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Listen to your Lostness – Toko-pa

http://toko-pa.com/2014/08/21/listen-to-your-lostness/ Click on the link for another beautiful, poetic post by Toko-pa. We love:- ‘This place without a foothold is the province of grace. It is the questing field, most responsive to magic and fluent in myth. Here, where there … Continue reading

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Hannah Linden – Slipstream and Rumplestiltskin

http://nutshellsandnuggets.tumblr.com/post/95083578267/hannah-linden-two-poems Click on the link for a couple of wonderful poems from Hannah, a remarkable local poet on an ascending arc…. Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter    

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Carl Jung: Wounded Healer of the Soul – Claire Dunne

We think Jung was in many ways immensely person-centered in his approach. Here’s a quote from Claire Dunne’s interesting book: Carl Jung: Wounded Healer of the Soul, which feels timely and relevant now – some of the language is a … Continue reading

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Bars & Melody – Britain’s Got Talent

Okay, Britain’s Got Talent is not our typical post on this blog – but click on the link for a remarkable performance of their own material by two awesome young men. We found the responses of their audience touching and … Continue reading

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