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The most revealing meeting at church

Martin Buber said: “All real meaning in life is in meeting”. What’s the most revealing meeting at church?  – Sunday morning? In almost every church I know, the best attended meeting is the Sunday morning service. That’s the “high” point, where most work is put in. That’s where we expect newcomers to show up; it’s …

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Should we mind “mindfulness”?

“Mindfulness”. It’s been embraced by Google, Transport for London, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Parliament. It’s encouraged by the NHS. And now our children are coming home from school, telling us it’s part of their lessons. What is it? and should we, as parents, be concerned?  What is it? Here’s Jon Kabat-Zinn’s definition, who set up the Stress …

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