the other day i received the book be the change: how meditation can transform you and the world from the great people at FSB associates, who occasionally send me books to review. usually i spend quite a bit of time reading the book and writing a review but since i’m busy with NaNoWriMo this month,… Continue reading be the change: how meditation can transform you and the world
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meditation on a wordless wednesday
this beautiful meditative quilt, entitled “river of life”, is copyright of susan shie, who has also been involved in the quilt made for vancouver’s missing women
schizophrenia, taboos and meditation
this is a guest post by geb sheru geb. in this intriguing article, he takes up on my post about kiddie porn a while ago, and talks about how the process of obsession in a person who hunts for child pornography is similar to the process of obsessive thoughts of someone experiencing schizophrenic symptoms. walking… Continue reading schizophrenia, taboos and meditation
meditation in an indian prison
yesterday at the meditation meetup, we watched a film, doing time, doing vipassana – a moving documentary of how meditation can change life in prison. this is the story of an ancient meditation technique named vipassana, which shows people how to take control of their lives and channel them toward their own good. it is… Continue reading meditation in an indian prison
another driving meditation: krishnamurti, radio and distractions
driving home from my workout this morning, i turned on the radio. oh yeah, that piece on the guy with PTSD who raped a girl, and the civic strike, and someone got stabbed overnight, and … “hey, stop!” i said to myself, “wasn’t i going to do a driving meditation?” “but i want to hear… Continue reading another driving meditation: krishnamurti, radio and distractions
a meditation on webs and connectedness
what most of life is really about is relationships. connectedness. that’s what we need. if we have enough of good connectedness, if we are comfortable in our web, we’re ok. a fly caught by a spider, by the way, is definitely not comfortable in the web. i just want to make that very clear. it… Continue reading a meditation on webs and connectedness
good headline, huh? i think it’s better than yahoo’s: “meditation won’t boost health: study” but basically i’ve done the same as yahoo: quickly scan an article, then write a pithy headline. does it reflect what actually happened? welllll …. when you take the time to read the yahoo article, you see that the researchers say… Continue reading meditation stinks!
back in the 90s, i spent a few years teaching a weekly meditation class at our local YWCA. it was at 5:00 pm, so i had to drive through thick traffic right into the hub of downtown. one day i felt i had not meditated enough myself to present a good meditation class, but there… Continue reading driving meditation
9 keys to achieving your artistic goals? no! way more!
eric maisel’s new book making your creative mark promises nine keys to achieving your artistic goals. that’s a lie. the book literally chimes and jingles with keys. the last eleven pages alone has 99 of them, for example these 10: one of the best ways to help yourself create every day is to craft a starting… Continue reading 9 keys to achieving your artistic goals? no! way more!
st john of the cross
a few days ago, i went to a fabulous workshop with rob des cotes of the imago dei community about st. john of the cross. i’d like to share my notes with you. but just a bit of an intro. maybe this post could be prefaced with another preface, written by r. kirkham at amazon… Continue reading st john of the cross