Heal distress — Can spiritual practices help?

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According to established research, one in four of us experience some form of mild mental health difficulty each year. Even if you do not suffer – what the medics call – identifiable psychiatric morbidity – nevertheless you still may feel bad; fed up, irritable, worried or distressed. In which case, if you are to be … Continue reading Heal distress — Can spiritual practices help?

Workshop: Signposts and Way markers

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How do I find and keep to my path? If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking. (Buddhist proverb) Saturday 20th April 10am – 4pm Venue: Greenhill New Church Centre 177 Leicester Road New Barnet, Herts. EN5 5EB Helen is a spiritual seeker whose journey has … Continue reading Workshop: Signposts and Way markers

The Garment of Love

Talk by Anders Hallengren  | 28 January 2012 | 4.30 pm Bloomsbury London. The most important part of Swedenborg’s teachings has never been termed a doctrine: the ‘Doctrine of Love’, which according to Swedenborg is the foundation proper of faith and knowledge. Like the ‘Commandment of Love’ this principle supersedes and overrides all other rules. … Continue reading The Garment of Love

Permissive parenting – what does it mean?

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There are probably several complex factors that can throw light on the causes of the riots. This is the second of four articles looking at different aspects of the problem. Is the shocking behaviour a symptom of permissive parenting? We tend to still assume that the role of a parent is to supervise children and teach them right and wrong. But to what extent is this still happening?