Experiences from meditation that may enrich your experience

Your Healthy Self: Guided Imagery for Healthy Habits, Healthy Weight

2017-05-11T14:57:22+00:00 Guided Meditations, Health And Wellness, Meditation|

This guided meditation will move you into deep relaxation.  There in that deeply relaxed place, the healing imagery can strengthen and support your healthy self. Discover your beauty and wisdom. See yourself strong and satisfied, living at your healthy weight, nourished and full. Live a healthy life. Become the person you were always meant [...]

Meditation: A Call to Evangelical Leadership

2017-04-14T15:05:32+00:00 Latest Thoughts, Meditation|

As a community of Evangelical Christians, we have abdicated our role as leaders in the area of meditation.  This is especially disturbing as seekers leave the Christian faith, looking for depth and meaning elsewhere.  Meditation is one of the fastest growing areas of personal and spiritual growth.  Recent estimates suggest 10 million Americans [...]

5 Ways to Stop Thinking and Start Meditating

2017-05-07T15:41:22+00:00 Latest Thoughts, Meditation|

“How can I meditate?  My mind won’t stop, my thoughts race – it makes me want to give up!” It’s a familiar problem. Meditation sometimes feels like a thought-wrestling rodeo. But you’re not alone - intrusive thoughts are normal. I laughed out loud when I first encountered that truth. I was a new [...]

What Makes Me Not A Buddhist

2017-04-19T13:44:11+00:00 Featured Latest Thoughts, Latest Thoughts, Meditation|

There was a time when I thought maybe I was a Buddhist. I love what we do at meditation conferences, and most of those speakers talk about Buddhism.   We meditate, and we let go of suffering – our middle-class, first-world version of “suffering”, anyway.  We spend time awash in compassion - self-compassion, mostly, but also compassion [...]