Pillars of mindfulness

At LMM we want to provide resources that help you find moments of quiet and reflection in this busy world. We are working with Tim Moore from Blackbird Mindfulness on a series of podcasts that take us through the pillars of mindfulness. The pillars are the basic principles that will set us all in good […]

A Bird in the Hand

“Pray with open hand, not clenched first” (Jim Cotter) Take a look at the first picture. This is a print about prayer and refers to the bible verse in which prayer is referred to as sweet smelling incense, a subtle yet present reality. What do you think of when you think of prayer? Is it […]

Empowering silence

We asked a few of our friends to share why they love times of silence and they shared about their experience of empowering silence. This is the first in a series of three videos about silence and how silence interacts with our spirituality and faith. https://youtu.be/TvayjQqt_Zo If you want to give silence a try we […]

Attend to the edges

“None so blind as those who can’t see” (traditional saying) Take a look at both pictures. What strikes you? what do you like about them? What do you think they mean? Both of these artworks are part of a project called Glossary in which I worked with adults with a disability to enable them to […]

A call for empathy in a pandemic

Lockdown and the pandemic have been hard on all of us. For each of us our physical and mental health has been impacted in slightly different ways depending on our experiences in this time. Many of us may be feeling better mentally as lockdown eases but more nervous for our physical health. In each decision […]

The Long Haul

“Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.” (Buddhist proverb) Take a look at the first image, I wonder what you can see. It’s not a very clear image, partly because the art piece is difficult to photograph, but partly because the meaning of the piece,  Ask No Questions, is intentionally obscured. In it I used drawings […]

Reflection for concentration

Here is our latest guided meditation which is all about focus and concentration. Take 10 minutes to really be present in this moment, listen to some reflections and take some quiet time for yourself. This time of real focus using this recorded meditation will help your concentration in other areas of life. If you are […]

Using a labyrinth for meditation

Meditation is a common practice around the world, you probably think of it as sitting and doing very little. However it can take many forms depending what is most useful to you. The labyrinth is an ancient idea where using a shape like the one below you move into the centre following the single path […]

Creative problem solving

We all have times where we have to make big decisions or have a problem to solve, perhaps you have one you are thinking about at the moment? A labyrinth is an ancient practice that is used for meditation but can also be used for decision making. The first step is to draw a simple […]