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Realignment

I have been hitting the reset button. We all need to do this once in a while when our routine gets thrown off course. I am no exception to this karmic rule. The things that nourish me spiritually; writing, playing … Continue reading

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Body Scan

Sometimes you just know you are “off”.  There’s something not settling quite right, your thoughts float to negative more than they should and maybe even physically things are just a little achy or tired.  I am a firm believer in … Continue reading

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In with the New, Out with the Old

In an effort to be more alert and aware I’ve noticed a theme in things I’ve been reading and topics people seem to want to talk about when they are around me.  It may be a result of this being … Continue reading

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Warm Gooey Center

I love dessert.  I often select what I’m having for dinner at a restaurant based on what the dessert tray has to offer.  Give me a warm dessert with something amazing in the middle and I’m all over it!!  To … Continue reading

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Breathing 15 Minutes At A Time

Breathing is an unconscious act.  You do it by instinct because your body needs air for survival.  Our bodies have their own “knowing” and take in oxygen and get rid of carbon dioxide without our conscious brain having any involvement … Continue reading

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The Quiet Mind

Part of my spiritual practice for a number of years has been meditation.  I know what you’re probably imagining in your mind;  sitting on the floor with legs crossed, a blissful smile on my face and a long solemn “ooooohhhhhmmmmm” … Continue reading

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Musical Meditation

I am a church musician and part of my responsibilities is to select the music we sing each week.  I have some planning books to help me in the selection.  They suggest a variety of hymns and psalms that relate … Continue reading

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A 10 Minute Breather

I have never been very good at prayer.  With candid honesty, I admit, I really stink at it.  That stereotypical child reverently kneeling at the side of the bed, her eyes closed to a squint listing earnest requests to God … Continue reading

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Renewal

Last week, I wrote about reintroducing my meditation practice and how much I have enjoyed getting back into the routine of having a set aside time to just sit with God.  It’s during this time that I really get to … Continue reading

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Unconditional

A practice that I reintroduced in my life over the last couple of months is daily meditation.  It’s a unique type of prayer, commonly referred to as contemplative prayer, where one consciously sits in the presence of God for a … Continue reading

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