Category Archives: Meditation

Daily Time Outs

I was recently playing with my 3-year-old granddaughter when she got overly excited and broke some rules.  Her mother immediately put her in a 5-minute time out. Upon being released from her time out, she confidently ran back to play … Continue reading

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Gutting the Mind

When my spouse and I chose to buy a home, we settled on an older home, knowing that inevitably repairs would need to happen, especially in the bathroom. As things worsened, we could no longer deny that our bathroom had … Continue reading

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Meditation and Rabbit Holes; Part 4: Divine

Fourth in a 4-part series. Divine:  At some point in our meditation practice – maybe today, maybe another life time- we will climb fully into the arms of the divine and take up permanent residence there.  Until that time we … Continue reading

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Meditation and Rabbit Holes; Part 3: Dragons

Third in a 4-part series. Dragons:  Somewhere between our ego self and our divine self sits a vast field of unpleasantness.  This unpleasantness is made up of our grief, shame, regrets, resentments, lack….you name it; it is probably there.  I … Continue reading

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Meditation and Rabbit Holes; Part 2: Delight

Second in a 4-part series. Delight:  Along the way of our practice stillness finds us.  We feel it descend like a cool breeze on a hot sunny day.  Our body relaxes, our mind and emotions take a time out, and … Continue reading

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Meditation & Rabbit Holes; Part 1: Distractions

First in a four-part series. How do I know if I am meditating or not?  Once my body is still, my breath is deep in the belly, my eyes are closed….now what?  Am I meditating or just wasting my time? … Continue reading

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