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She Rides Horses…

as her newest form of meditation. She told me the story just last week. She was realizing that nothing gives her more of a sense of mindful awareness and oneness than being on the back of her favorite horse and running free. … Continue reading

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I love teaching meditation…

because of the joy I find in gathering friends and strangers to experience oneness with God, ourselves, each other, and all created things. That sense of interconnectedness, of being part of the whole, as direct experience and not just not theory, … Continue reading

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I’m enraptured

I’m enraptured by an image from a story shared with me this week by Sylvia, a long-term volunteer at Project Lazarus. In a meeting of residents, staff, and volunteers we heard the pain of what had been a rough weekend. Some residents were relapsing in … Continue reading

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Dropping Everything

Dropping everything I could be doing this morning on a day of rest from labors, and dropping down beneath the wounds of a lifetime, I go in search of what is very near.   Surrounded by other seekers through the … Continue reading

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Walking Meditation: Finding Simple Radiance

Sacred yoga is one of my favorite forms of moving meditation. Walking meditation is another way I love to find my center while moving. Walking a sacred path on a labyrinth can be especially meaningful when I hold my intention … Continue reading

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We speak of sacred things

  We speak of sacred things the moments that matter most, like an early morning walk in the park as the light streams through the tallest pines, and being anointed with oil on the forehead by men with AIDS gnawing … Continue reading

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Sacred Conversations on Being Contemplatives

This week I was moved to invite two small contemplative groups to respond to the question: “How am I a contemplative?” The responses were fascinating, moving, and served to deepen the connections between our group members. We found our hearts warmed in … Continue reading

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