Tag Archives: Meditation

What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ENVIRONMENT School kids convince Crayola to start recycling their pens Like all schoolchildren, students at Sun Valley Elementary School, in San Rafael, California, just love to draw with colored markers, but hate the waste it produces. Each […]

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Resting in the Perfection


by Bruce Sanguin This posting originally appeared on Bruce Sanguin’s blog IfDarwinPrayed.com. Visit his blog for more postings, webinars, and podcasts on Evolutionary Christianity. This practice originates in Buddhism. It feels right to me that there is an abiding perfection (completeness) in this and every moment. From one perspective this seems preposterous. How can we […]

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A Morning Meditation on the Value of Periodic, Non-Judgmental Self-Examination


by Susan McCaslin “The unexamined life is not worth living.” Plato I’ve found it helpful to do periodic, non-judgmental self-examinations. The sound of this phrase sits with my soul much more comfortably than the traditional term “confession,” although that term simply means “to speak or acknowledge something together.” Gentle self-examination is certainly related to the […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ENVIRONMENT For the 330th Month in a Row, It’s Been Hotter Than the 20th Century Average The National Climatic Data Center has released the goods for last month, and it’s the same old story—August 2012 was the […]

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Grief, An Evolutionary Driver


by Bruce Sanguin This posting originally appeared on Bruce Sanguin’s blog IfDarwinPrayed.com. Visit his blog for more postings, webinars, and podcasts on Evolutionary Christianity. I had the pleasure this week of watching a documentary featuring Stephen Jenkinson, aka, Grief Walker. He is a story-teller, village-builder, grief worker, and pretty wise soul it seems to me. […]

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Holy Presence: Is Being in the Now Enough?


by Susan McCaslin Writing is a mysterious process. Nothing you have to say is final, as there are always new nuances to explore. The next rush of words may just coalesce in surprising, unanticipated configurations. Being present to this kind of process is kind of unsettling and even dangerous, because as a writer you might […]

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