So why meditate? For me there is no greater skill than meditation, because it gives you the ability to re-focus your mind, and therefore attention, on what should be your priority, in any given moment. How often do we find ourselves trying to do something, and then the next moment, find our attention wavering away

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My name is Mark, which is often attributed to the Roman God of War. However, to me it is more to do with embodying the spirit of a warrior, and this has nothing to do with violence. I was also born on St George’s Day, named after the ultimate Spiritual Warrior because he slays the

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Merry Christmas… I feel, it is important that we continue the custom of wishing each other ‘Merry Christmas’ during the festive season and not ‘Happy Christmas’, or even more worryingly, ‘Happy Holidays’. Merry does not in its essence mean to get drunk, as is popularly believed, it is rooted in, and relates to Mary, as

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I, Mark Keane, feel very privileged to be part of a ‘Flash Mob’ Meditation synchronised with World Peace day on September 22nd 2014… I was asked by an Environment Agency colleague, and fellow meditator, Mark Wilkinson, if I would help organise it, and I immediately accepted the challenge. As fate would have it, we soon

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 Image: Otherwordly Bird, by Amanda Gazidis   The writing style of the ancient Alchemists was known as the ‘language of the birds’. Dennis William Hauck writes in his ‘Idiots Guide to Alchemy’ that this reference, to what was seen as a higher form of writing came from… “the haunting suspicion that the high-chirping of birds

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It was Beltaine weekend, more commonly known now as May Day in Great Britain. I had the honour of finding myself in one of the few truly ancient cottages that still graces the high street of magical Glastonbury, known to the locals, as Avalon. I was amongst a small group of incredibly gifted musicians, one

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At Lunchtime, I decide to walk to the oasis that is the secret garden of Bristol Cathedral. As I cut through the cloisters, I hear heavenly voices coming from the Cathedral. I walk into the sun blessed garden of wonders dazzling in its array of beautiful plants and flowers. I decide to sit in full

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The iconic Matrix movie is now of course a huge cult classic. I believe like all classics, it owes it success to the fact that it contains some real deep and profound wisdom. Essentially any story is always trying to answer a question, and the greatest stories address the greatest questions that we ask ourselves,

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“Just feel the magic in the air and the power in the breeze Feel the energy of the plants, the bushes and the trees Let yourself be surrounded by nature at its best Calm yourself, focus and let magic do the rest” – Sally Walker Cerrig Llwyddion – The true name of the ‘Welsh Retreat

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As explained in the video below, my spiritual awakening was caused by passion to really understand why the Great Pyramid, and accompanying pyramids of Giza, in Ancient Egypt, were built. Essentially it comes to this basic premise of fire and water, which is at the heart of the spiritual experience. In allowing divine fire to

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