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A Reflection on Mindfulness. Is it progress to shift from Buddhism to Mindfulism?

The Buddha of Mindfulness

Many senior leaders of the mindfulness world wisely insist those training to be a mindfulness teacher attend regularly Buddhist retreats. Continue reading 



Grandson requires some work experience for a week. Unpaid. Any suggestions please?

My grandson, who is studying A level law, media studies and sociology, has to complete a week of work experience as part of his college course. He has unfortunately been let down by the London company he was due to work for next week.

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What am I doing with my life? A 40-minute Talk and Intimacy Circle given at Alternatives, St. James’s Church, Piccadilly, London, UK on 2 October 2017.

Text for the Talk

The definition of a successful life often revolves around a career, a significant income, property ownership, and a family. Are we bold enough to ask ourselves a fundamental question? What I am doing with my life? If we do not ask the question from the depths of our being, we will escape into fantasy to escape our unfulfilled life. We have the potential to live a fulfilled life. What will enable us to act? Christopher Titmuss will address these issues. Continue reading 



Rainer Maria Rilke. Who is Lou Andreas Salome, his first lover?

Born in St. Petersburg, Lou Andreas Salomé (1861-1937) combined erotic sensuality, exceptional beauty and a sharp intelligence that enchanted men and women who spent time in her company. Continue reading 



Does religion, secularism and spirituality neglect transcendent realisations?

The world would be a poorer place without religion, secular culture and spirituality. There is much to appreciate in the diversity of religious, secular and spiritual experiences. Yet concerns about such experiences and the exaggerated interpretation of their value deserve examination in the light of Transcendence. Continue reading 




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