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Time to Meditate

A “Sit-a-Thon”? Really? For several years at CSE we have offered an annual Fall meditation “Sit-a-thon,” a global educational outreach and fundraising program to support meditation instruction and practice. The inspiration for the sit-a-thon came as I reflected on the various walk-a-thons, marathons, bike-a-thons, and so...

Redefining Good Health with Thomas Merton

Health as the Integration of Body, Mind, and Soul The aspirational goal of health should be the transformative integration of body, mind, and soul in a person seeking communion with God and neighbor. I propose that we broaden our perspective of health and no longer view...