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Unwelcome ghosts on a mindfulness daylong practice

Warning: long post featuring dodgy artwork and some exercising of demons.

This was a little while ago now. Most of our practice group came together, with a handful of others who had also experienced an 8 week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course, to spend a day practicing together in silence. 670 more words


Time & boredom

I don’t know where things like the following come from except to say it’s a reverie triggered by reading Joseph Brodsky’s essay, “Listening to Boredom” (from his commencement address at Dartmouth College, reprinted in the March 1995  279 more words

Self-Disclosure Inspires Trust

Self-disclosure is the sharing of intensely personal life details with people who normally would not be privy to that information.

Self-disclosure is generally seen as a “no-go” in business because it can leave the discloser vulnerable vis-à-vis others. 833 more words

Inspiring Trust In A Team

Camera Lucida: The Park Bench

Julia at My Red Page has chosen the theme of The Park Bench for her Camera Lucida theme this week.

My entry is a photo taken during an  early morning walk through the village of… 83 more words



One of the things I enjoy about being the pastor of a small church is that I get to know everyone. Anonymity isn’t a luxury a small church affords. 362 more words




Sometimes blessings can become curses while curses can be blessings in disguise.

Have you ever noticed how sometimes something happens that feels good but ends up being a problem, while at other times something that disappoints you turns out to have been the best thing to happen? 1,007 more words