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Pema Chodron: The Places That Scare You Ch's 6 - 9

April 12, 2015

Daniel, Julie, Lee and I met today and discussed Chapters 6 through 9 of Pema Chodron’s book The Places that Scare You:  A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times.   106 more words

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Up From the Grave: Easter in the Ordinary

In my previous post, I reflected on my appreciation for Good Friday through 5 recent months of depression. Good Friday makes Easter glorious. Death’s sting is real, but it is not the end. 419 more words

Holistic Health

Pondering Prayer #8

Have you ever gone to God in prayer feeling anxious, depressed, defeated or other negative emotion and emerged feeling supported, comforted and even empowered even though circumstances remained unchanged?  779 more words

Christian Meditation

Mary Magdalene: The Contemplative Apostle

Today’s Daily Readings

A Meditation:

Mary Magdalene stayed outside the tomb weeping. And as she wept, she bent over into the tomb and saw two angels in white sitting there, one at the head and one at the feet where the Body of Jesus had been. 443 more words


Easter Sunday

Lisa Levy, Daniel and Julie Strain and I met today.  We discussed part of chapter three, and all of four and five.  We meditated for 15 minutes.   346 more words


Pondering Passover and Easter

Many of you know that I was raised a cultural conservative Jew.  My family celebrated the holiday traditions.  Passover was/is especially important because my mother was a holocaust survivor who was freed from Nazi oppression just like the children of Israel were freed from Egyptian oppression. 387 more words

Christian Meditation

Is a Picture Worth a 1,000 Words?

Spoken words are much more powerful than we realize. I recently read an article stating negative words play over-and-over in our heads. Imagine then, the impact affirming words have in our lives. 507 more words