One Middle-Aged Man Reclaims His Body as a Temple

‘The human body is the best picture of the human soul.’ Ludwig Wittgenstein ‘Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own’ 1 Corinthians 6:19 I long since discovered that – like us all – I […]

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Will You Risk Opening Your Heart To Relationship?

‘There is no force in the world but love.’ Rilke At the core of all longing, striving and struggle languishes the bloodied, tender heart, with all movement either taking us further into the heart wound and the possibility of wholeness or into contraction: the recoil that cuts us off from life and love. The heart […]

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Psychotherapy Without Soul Can Fuck You UP

Without an appreciation of the soul’s radical desires, psychotherapy can interfere with psychological and spiritual maturation and promote a non-imaginative normality that merely supports people to be better-adapted cogs in a toxic industrial culture’ Bill Plotkin There is a marvellous moment in Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationships by the pioneering Buddhist psychotherapist John Welwood when a […]

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Redefining the Spiritual Journey…

‘Spiritual life begins when seeking fails.’ Adi Da Samraj  The freshness of the day glinted through the window, navigating its way through the small opening and spreading out like a fan made of silken butter, over the sheets and into my caress. I wanted to marvel at its honeyed wonder, but was instead wrestling a […]

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