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Mindfully Speaking

Plum Village Retreat notes, 2022

Walking mindfully in the rain

This wasn’t taken duringthe rainstorm but it is the poplar grove at lower hamlet. Authors Own photo

On the first full day of our arrival, following a wonderful talk by sister Annabel, we gathered outside the Assembly of Stars hall for our walking meditation before lunch. Just as we gathered together, the first few drops fell. Undeterred we sang some Plum Village Songs. The raindrops became more frequent and slightly larger, the odd splash becoming a…

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Sylvia Clare MSc. Psychol

Sylvia Clare MSc. Psychol

Mindfulness teacher, poet, advocate for mental health and compassionate living, author of ‘No Visible Injuries’, ‘Living Well and Loving ADHD’ and many others