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These seven reflections are taught by Tibetan Buddhist Lama Rod Owens. They encourage you to recognise and respect your own personal ‘circle of care’. Lama Rod Owens, Love and Rage: The Path of Liberation through Anger (North Atlantic Books: 2020), 87–91. 1_ Reflect on any being who has been a guide, a teacher, a mentor, anRead more
Jekyll and Hyde Us Jekyll and Hyde you, Hold me tight in the morning, Say that I’m lovely, stroke our worries away. Then somehow, and always surprisingly, Strike me down in the evening, With daggers drawn. Jekyll and Hyde I, Feel safe in your arms, Lulled into fantasy that things are okay. Then somehow,Read more
The Long Sleep Years I slept, long and fettered My slow-motion life This weariness, a leaden cloak My line of sight Blurred by wine and circumstance My hopes and dreams, for want of nurturing Crushed and wounded It took the wisdom of a trusted mentor, A poet’s watchful eye, And an angel’s guiding hand ToRead more
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