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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...

Meditation Posture for Beginners

Most standard instruction in meditation begins with the posture. Nevertheless, we should not make the mistake of thinking that there is something rigid or fixed about what the posture is. For example, Buddha statues demonstrate sitting cross-legged, but these days many people practice meditation on...

Meditation, the Eleventh Step, & Alcoholics Anonymous

One woman's story of struggling with alcoholism while learning meditation. "To us, the Realm of Spirit is broad, roomy, all inclusive; never exclusive or forbidding to those who earnestly seek." Alcoholics Anonymous, third edition, p. 46 My Staggering Start at Meditation By the time I groaned my way into a...