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A Dozen Simple Ways To Find Harmony

Listen to relaxing & uplifting music, music which feeds your soul. Tune in to positive forms of news and entertainment which nourishes you. Start a garden or grow indoor plants, surround yourself with living things. Go for long walks in natural settings, exercise your body whilst relaxing your mind. Make time to meditate, become an inner explorer.Experiment with creative expression, find a medium which enlivens you. Practise giving thanks for all the little (and big) blessings in your life. Read more →

I Dreamt with the Brass Buddha

Bill Barton 7/12/1921 - 10/4/2010 I Dreamt with the Brass Buddha Smooth cold skin, tarnished and collecting dust. He is a twin. His brother was a courting gift from my mother to my father. I ask the Buddha if my father has rejected Buddhism or embraced it so deeply it is beyond me to recognise. He smiles and a drop of sweat beads on the folds of his chest Read more →

Hymns To An Unknown God

“My Life has been one long song, a hymn to an unknown God.” - Sam Keen, Hymns to An Unknown God I haven’t read the book yet and I’m not sure when I’ll have time to but if this quote is anything to go by it’s going to be a cracker. I’ll report back in due course. Read more →

The Aquarian Gospel Of Jesus The Christ

“The most efficient prayer that men can offer to a god of any kind is helpfulness to those in need of help; for what you do for other men the Holy One will do for you”. -The Aquarian Gospel of Jesus The Christ by Levi. I’ve been carting this book around for over 15 years (it’s not quite a 20 year book though and in more ways than one) with never the slightest inclination to read it but also unwilling to part with it because of who gave it to me. Read more →


Philosopher-gardeners, or farmer-poets, are distinguished by their sense of wonder and real feeling for the environment. When religions cease to obliterate trees in order to build temples or human artefacts, and instead generalise love and respect to all living systems as a witness to the potential of creation, they too will join the many of us now deeply appreciating the complexity and self-sustaining properties of natural systems, from whole universes to simple molecules. Read more →