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About Andrew Peers

Andrew "Dru" Peers is Anglo-Irish and spent over 20 years in Trappist monasteries in England, Ireland and the Netherlands. In 2011, he left the Order, traveling to the home of Celtic Buddhism in America and returned to Europe to work as a meditation teacher, combining this work with a passion for writing. Check out his website and online school for more information. You can also read more in his recently published book, The Family Jewels: Letters on Zen Koan by a Trappist Monk.

February 2017

November 2016

The River: The Opposite of Trying to Gain Control of a Life That Flows.

By | 2016-11-20T11:37:09+00:00 November 19th, 2016|blog, Buddhism, Empower Me, Featured|

The flow is its own secret, unguarded and unfathomable. By Andrew Peers I would love to live like a river flows, carried by the surprise of its own unfolding. John O'Donohue (Unfinished Poem) Slipping out of the fringe---even the anti-clerical movement of Christian monastic desert tradition, and simultaneously peeling off from two non-religious [...]

May 2016

March 2016

January 2016

The Creation of The Longing Look.

By | 2016-10-14T07:48:50+00:00 January 26th, 2016|blog, Buddhism, Featured|

  By Andrew Peers A couple of years ago I started a Facebook page called The Longing Look. Actually the full name is The Order of the Longing Look, just in case you or anyone else wants to search for it. I did this by way of expressing outwardly what had rather dramatically been revealed [...]

December 2015

October 2015

September 2015

The Longing Look. {Short Story}

By | 2016-10-14T07:50:07+00:00 September 22nd, 2015|Arts, blog, Featured, Relationships|

  By Andrew Peers   Matt rinsed his mouth out and looked in the mirror. His eyes, still narrowed by sleep, made his bald head seem oriental. He leaned forward and slightly to the right to see his reflection. The rural long house was decorated in a ‘simple chic’ style, but his height hadn’t been [...]

July 2015

May 2015

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