Monthly Archives: October 2015

Forty Days – Paul Kingsnorth

https://www.globalonenessproject.org/library/articles/forty-days A counter-cultural invitation by Paul to explore the creative potential of withdrawing and of being alone, in the context of his own longings for withdrawal. As the introduction here puts it:- ‘He explains and reinterprets his childhood dreams of withdrawal … Continue reading

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Kei Miller – Unsung

Just beautiful. Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter Counselling in Exeter since 1994

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Mary Oliver – Sleeping in the Forest

‘I thought the earth remembered me, she took me back so tenderly, arranging her dark skirts, her pockets full of lichens and seeds. I slept as never before, a stone on the riverbed, nothing between me and the white fire … Continue reading

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The Golden Key – Jonathan Quintin Art

  Interesting short film on the theme of what is often called Sacred Geometry – how our living world repeats the same shapes and dimensions at differing fractals (including our own bodies). Lovely music too. With thanks to Jamie Janover … Continue reading

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Self Portrait – David Whyte

Just beautiful. Thank you to our John Clapham for bringing this to the writer’s attention. Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter Counselling in Exeter since 1994

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Gabrielle Roth, 1941-2012: Disciple of the Deep Dark Divine – Eliezer Sobel

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-99th-monkey/201310/gabrielle-roth-1941-2012-disciple-the-deep-dark-divine ‘You didn’t really think this was about dancing, did you?’ This is the follow up to yesterday’s short film showing 5 Rhythms dance, a wonderful article by Eliezer about Gabrielle Roth, the movement’s founder. There is a lot in … Continue reading

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Conscious Dance and 5 Rhythms

‘For the love of the dance… Its ability to turn our suffering into art Its power to connect us more deeply to our truth Its vastness that holds the spectrum of humanity from grief to ecstasy. 5 Rhythms is a … Continue reading

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