Breathe…

Earth connectedbreathe deep… sky awarefind a centre… calm and strongequilibrium restored. (Image my own)

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Contemplating a Tree

Meditation, a former teacher of mine said, is as easy as contemplating a tree. Imagine its roots running deep into the Earthgrounding and nurturing Imagine its branches reaching towards the skybending with the breezes Imagine yourselfdeeply rootedtouching the sky,strong and calm. (Image my own)

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Mindful Practice

In darkest times, I learned to pray, asking each day for healing and insight to guide me. I walked with awareness, appreciating the sacredness of all living things. Breathing consciously, I discovered an effective way to release tension. In meditative moments, letting go of self, I felt at one with nature. “What does that mean?” […]

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Surrendering to Breakthrough

Pain has claimed left side of body – shards of glass shredding upper arm, wrenching rib cage. It’s been days now and I am worn down by its relentlessness, so I lie down; will my prone body to surrender to the bed, envision the hand of a more gracious force cradling, soothing. I breathe, consciously […]

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Meditating

Originally posted on One Woman's Quest:
“There are several steps to this meditation,” Dora Kunz began, “and with each one, if you hit an obstacle, just set it aside.” I had come, as had those around me, to learn more from this enlightened soul.  Having experienced the sense of renewal that meditation could bring,…

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