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The Essence of Meditation

This is the art of meditation—paying close attention to what is actually going on. Lewis Richmond gives us practical steps to find the essence of meditation.  Part I: Turning the Light of Awareness Inward Every religious tradition espouses some form of meditation or prayer, but because these...

7 Steps of Interspiritual Meditation

What is interspiritual meditation and how does one practice it? Read below to find out the process. The History of Interspiritual Meditation Within every religion, there is small population of dedicated contemplatives whose inner lives go mostly unnoticed by the general public. They might be monks, nuns,...

Spiritual Practice: The Best Way to Attain Happiness

Too long I’ve wandered from place to place, Seen mountains and seas at vast expense. Why haven’t I stepped two yards from my house, Opened my eyes and gazed very close At a drop of dew on a stalk of rice? —Rabindranath Tagor We are living in unprecedented times. Quantum leaps...

Contemplative Presence as Self-Care for Caregivers: Part 1

Professional caregivers choose that career because they have an intense, compassionate desire to help others. Unfortunately, burnout is a real issue for most professional caregivers, as they give and give without checking in with their own needs. If you are a caregiver, this article will help you...