Category Archives: wonder

Sometimes – David Whyte

Depth and beauty from David. Here’s the text, for those who have trouble seeing Facebook links. SOMETIMES Sometimes if you move carefully through the forest, breathing like the ones in the old stories, who could cross a shimmering bed of … Continue reading

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Keeping Quiet – Pablo Neruda

Keeping Quiet ‘Now we will count to twelve and we will all keep still. For once on the face of the earth, let’s not speak in any language; let’s stop for one second, and not move our arms so much. … Continue reading

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David Abram on how we are tuned for relationship with all of life

“Humans are tuned for relationship. The eyes, the skin, the tongue, ears, and nostrils – are all gates where our body receives the nourishment of otherness. This landscape of shadowed voices, these feathered bodies and antlers and tumbling streams – … Continue reading

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“Poetry” Pablo Neruda

“And it was at that age… Poetry arrived in search of me. I don’t know, I don’t know where it came from, from winter or a river. I don’t know how or when, no, they were not voices, they were … Continue reading

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Joy – David Whyte

David has dedicated this post today on his Facebook page to his daughter, who is beginning college. May all those venturing into the world, and those who love them, experience joy and aliveness. Here is the text, for those who … Continue reading

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Twice Blessed – David Whyte

Here’s the text, for those who cannot readily read Facebook links:- ‘TWICE BLESSED So that  I stopped  there and looked  into the sun, seeing not only my reflected face but the great sky that framed  my lonely figure and after … Continue reading

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Building The World’s Largest Underwater Sculpture – The Creators Project

Fascinating project, where art, ecology and ethics meet. Here too is another clip, with more footage of the Cancun sculpture park:- And here’s the website:- http://www.underwatersculpture.com/ Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter Counselling in Exeter since 1994

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