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30-Day Meditation Series – #26 On Being Conflicted

On Being Conflicted The phrase "outside influences" caught my attention as I meditated this morning, reminding me how the beliefs and actions of others sometimes influence me. My thoughts shifted to being conflicted about much of what I see happening in the world today. There are days when I feel so strongly about what I [...]

By |December 27th, 2015|#PickYourPassion, Blog|0 Comments

30-Day Meditation Series – #25 Reflection

Reflection When the timer went off this morning I prolonged the meditation, partly because I was surprised it was over (that in itself is very telling) and partly because I was disappointed that I hadn't set any intention for my writing, a practice that has proven productive over the past few weeks. I also noticed [...]

By |December 26th, 2015|#PickYourPassion, Blog|0 Comments

30-Day Meditation Series – #24 Physical Sensations

The Physical Body During Meditation I have noticed in several of my meditations  that I stop feeling my body. It's as if it goes to sleep but my mind is still alert. When the meditation is over, there is a tingling feeling in my limbs as if they are coming back to life.  Reflecting on [...]

By |December 24th, 2015|#PickYourPassion, Blog|0 Comments

30-Day Meditation Series – #23 Altruism

Altruism The word altruism floated into my mind this morning. I decided to look up the meaning because it is one of those words that seems to hang out on the periphery of the English language rather than inserting itself into our daily vocabulary. I have an app on my phone that gathers definitions from [...]

By |December 23rd, 2015|#PickYourPassion, Blog|0 Comments

30-Day Meditation Series – #22 Authenticity

Authenticity I hear and read a lot these days about the importance of being authentic.  And, although I believe I am an authentic person, I also believe that we all wear masks, that we all attempt to hide parts of ourselves that we are not comfortable revealing to others. For me, discomfort reigns supreme when [...]

By |December 22nd, 2015|#PickYourPassion, Blog|0 Comments

30-Day Meditation Series – #19 Contentment

Contentment I haven't always been content with my life. There were many years when I thought striving for the next best whatever was what life was about. Whether the best whatever was material, emotional, or relational, I thought I was on a course that began at birth and ended at death. All points in between [...]

By |December 19th, 2015|#PickYourPassion, Blog|0 Comments