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Mugo and Alicia.
Inspired by Adrienne’s invitation to people to meditate at the same time as her each morning and evening when she was on her merit walk around the Pembrokeshire coast, I had the idea that Field of Merit could offer an online meditation day.
When Field of Merit materialises as an … Continue reading
Picture the scene. The American Embassy in London, the non-immigrant visa section. Having started to que outside at 8.00 along with my follow hopefuls the line starts to move at 8.30, slowly. By around 9.00 I find myself, with more than a 100 others, in a large room facing a … Continue reading
I find silence to be restorative in a way that nothing else matches. Actual physical silence, somewhere where no traffic sounds penetrate, no sound of machinery, no whizzing of the washing machine on spin cycle, no subtle hum … Continue reading
I’m deriving vicarious pleasure from Adrienne’s walk. I’ve walked alongside her these past months as she prepared herself. I’ve done a couple of training walks to show solidarity and in a few days time I’ll be actually walking on the coastal path for one day with her. And Rev. Alicia … Continue reading
Today (Friday) is the last day of Jukai – the Ten Precepts Retreat – at Throssel, and we will have the Recognition Ceremony this evening, the final ceremony of the retreat.
I have been helping out in the kitchen for the first half of the morning each day this week. … Continue reading
It is hardly believable it has taken me well over a week to get around to coding and then uploading this short video clip of Adrienne. I’d mentioned I’d do that in my previous post. Like so many things once I had the time I just pointed myself to the … Continue reading
I have just filled two carrier bags with books to take to Oxfam. And that is just the start. I live (and work) in one small room and it is time for a clearout.
I find that having more stuff than I need feels like an actual physical burden. I … Continue reading
Adrienne Hodges, who intends to walk the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path in April/May, has started a blog (The Merit of Walking) in which she will map her progress while on the walk. The other day she wrote about her father and pondered on what he had left behind after his … Continue reading
If you would like to get articles sent directly into your email inbox there is now a way you can do that. On the left hand side of the screen you will see Receive latest post via email. All you need to do is fill in your email address and … Continue reading
Moving and changing, nothing stays still, all is in motion. And we as human beings are at our best when we flow with this movement, accepting and embracing each new moment.
It may once have seemed to us that we would be happy when we had attained a certain situation … Continue reading