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July 1 – Blessings: Evening Meditation

“So if you’re worried and you can’t sleep, just count your blessings instead of sheep.  And you’ll fall asleep counting your blessings.”   ~ Lyric by Irving Berlin Even in a world that seems consumed with strife, even in the … Continue reading

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The Sacred: A Meditation Practice

You can read this set of “instructions” and then try it somewhere, sometime today. Find something in your world that grabs your attention, attracts you, draws you to notice it, or elicits your curiosity.  This may be any being in … Continue reading

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The Garden: Deep Listening, revisited

This past Sunday, the Religious Exploration program presented for adults was a guided meditation designed to elicit the appearance of an animal companion (Spirit or Power Animal), and envision an atmosphere conducive to receiving any message they may have to … Continue reading

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Departures: Air Practice

Breathing well, breathing clean air, is long associated with thinking clearly, perceiving well. For this meditation, consider the following questions.  Because they are open ended and may take more time to ponder, this devotional will be shorter to read!  You … Continue reading

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Sustenance: Water Meditation

As you read this, consider where you have most recently had personal contact with water. It might be the shower or bath you just took; washing your hands in a sink; drawing water in a glass to drink, or to … Continue reading

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Sustenance: Earth Meditation

Sit somewhere that allows you contact with the Earth.  Perhaps you can actually sit outside on a deck or porch.  Perhaps you can sit near a window so that you can see outside or hear birds sing.  Sit comfortably, feet … Continue reading

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Flight: Illusion of Separateness

On any given day, I do not spend much time on philosophy. Don’t get me wrong, philosophy is a fine and noble subject, and someone needs to study it… just not me. I do get an occasional deep thought when … Continue reading

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Birth: Good things seeds

The Buddha encouraged us to think of the good things done for us by our parents, by our teachers, friends, whomever; and to do this intentionally, to cultivate it, rather than just letting it happen accidentally. Ajahn Sumedho, “The Gift … Continue reading

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Christmas Day: Silent Night Meditation

 . Silent Night, Be still and quiet.  Let the sound of silence envelop you and provide comfort. Holy Night. Feel the divine energy of the Universe in the air; open your heart to the hope it offers. All is calm, … Continue reading

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Advent (Love) – Generating Love

@Pontifex on December 23, 2013 @5:23 am EST Retweet Christmas celebrations are often full of sound. It would be good for us to make room for silence, to hear the voice of Love.  …Pope Francis As I move about in various places … Continue reading

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