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A wonderful Poem

This                      image is safe to open. KThis is from a new friend , very intellectual, who lives locally and attends the Monastery. Isn’t it nice when you can still make new friends.   THE SEAFARER   23. I. 2019       As a token of gratitude to your invitation and company in Winchester, dear friends,...
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Meditation for today

Image credit: Vendimian of Bythinia (Menologion of Basil II) (detail), Anonymous artist, 981 CE.   No images? Click here         Richard Rohr's Daily Meditation From the Center for Action and Contemplation   Week Three   Action and Contemplation:Part Three       The World Carried Inside Thursday, January 23, 2020   When so much of our world is focused on making us feel...
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BBC Documentary on the way to Argue without giving offence

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/w3ct0484   An examination of how we can improve our communication on the nternet
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JAN
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A Wonderful Film of Cycling Across America

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=dbR5MeNOhYU Having recently cycled, and bussed ( you meet such interesting folks on the little local ones) up the West Coast its a must 
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JAN
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A reminder from Adventure Cycling Magazine

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JAN
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Today’s meditation

Image credit: Vendimian of Bythinia (Menologion of Basil II) (detail), Anonymous artist, 981 CE.  Jp   No images? Click here         https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6kf3qx   Richard Rohr's Daily Meditation From the Center for Action and Contemplation   Week Three   Action and Contemplation:Part Three       A Practical Twofold ProcessWednesday, January 22, 2020   As in the early church, the desert Christians were deeply committed...
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JAN
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A wonderful story from a Musician

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csyfdn   Another BBC contribution to helping me get off to sleep ( because of my prostrate I have to get up every two hours to pee.)
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JAN
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An Intellectual Essay on Culture

The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass DeceptionThe sociological view chat the loss of support from objective religion and the disintegration of the last precapicalist residues, in conjunction with technical and social differentiation and specialization, have given rise to cultural chaos is refuted by daily experience. Culture today is infecting everything with...
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JAN
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More from the desert Fathers , meditation

Image credit: Vendimian of Bythinia (Menologion of Basil II) (detail), Anonymous artist, 981 CE.   No images? Click here         Richard Rohr's Daily Meditation From the Center for Action and Contemplation   Week Three   Action and Contemplation:Part Three       The Prayer of QuietTuesday, January 21, 2020   The Desert Fathers and Mothers withdrew from cities to the desert to live freely, apart...
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JAN
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Tweet of the day , but something different

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/b08x8n8d   Many years ago ago I met a very spiritual person who pointed out that Birds were the souls of dead people . Now here’s a confirmation of that rather unscientific statement 
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JAN
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Honey of a story

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csyp5z   A lovely way of getting off to sleep
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JAN
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A particularly interesting meditation

Image credit: Vendimian of Bythinia (Menologion of Basil II) (detail), Anonymous artist, 981 CE.   No images? Click here         Richard Rohr's Daily Meditation From the Center for Action and Contemplation   Week Three   Action and Contemplation:Part Three       The Desert MysticsMonday, January 20, 2020   Though I deeply admire the Desert Fathers and Mothers, I must be completely honest with you. There is much about...
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JAN
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BBC Hard Talk : TV Legend Tony Garnett

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csy990  Most of us who watched TV have experienced this mans work
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JAN
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Newsletter from Spirit Vine

42e7e31c-4fdf-4764-807a-9fc3c3ab2ed9.png   If you cannot read this email, please click here   Spirit Vine Ayahuasca Retreats   spiritvineretreats.com   Ayahuasca Ceremonies, Yoga, Spiritual Development Workshops      January 2020 Newsletter Our best wishes for this year - may you grow and go to the next level of consciousness ~ Spirit Vine Team...
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JAN
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Newsletter from Sangha Seva

https://mailchi.mp/ef5aaacb52b1/lets-escape-to-reality?e=e010c49a7d   Just to remind you that this group is very sincere and committed to helping those who really need a friendly hand. I picked olives in Palestine with them There’s nothing like being with likeminded people , and travelling at the same time . Not for tourist .
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Meditation for today

Image credit: Vendimian of Bythinia (Menologion of Basil II) (detail), Anonymous artist, 981 CE.   No images? Click here         Richard Rohr's Daily Meditation From the Center for Action and Contemplation   Week Three   Action and Contemplation:Part Three       Contemplative ConsciousnessSunday, January 19, 2020   I’ve heard some concerns over the years that contemplation is a practice of “Eastern”...
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Meditation summery of the week

Image credit: Algerian Woman Preparing Couscous (detail), Vincent Manago (1880–1936).   No images? Click here         Richard Rohr's Daily Meditation From the Center for Action and Contemplation   Summary: Week Two   Action and Contemplation:Part Two   January 12 - January 17, 2020     In order to become truly prophetic people who go beyond the categories of liberal...
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JAN
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Another look at Neal Innis , and British humour as we enter the unknown

https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=CSch3COnTBo   Ok I’m in my eighties , but I was formed by the postwar generation of funny men, and in those days it was mostly men : the Goons , Monty Python and of course Bonzo do da Band . We’re going to need every bit of that legacy to...
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JAN
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A Petition: what’s a lone private Citizen to do ?

A PETITION ADDRESSING SPEEDING ON THE A272 and requesting ideas for making our area calmer and safer for everybody Let me introduce myself I’m Anthony Golding the cyclist who nearly lost his life recently , which came at a bad time as I had just started radiotherapy for prostrate cancer After many collisions...
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JAN
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Meet an amazing cycling family

https://inmagicland.com/about/   I just discovered this cycling family from the latest Bike Friday news , and I’d like to feature them regularly. Please give me feedback about reading cycling adventures other than mine.
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