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Affirmation

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Affirmation

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Relax

The first step to physical and/or emotional healing is relaxation.  Let go of all the tension in your body by taking slow, deep breaths in through the nose and out through the mouth.   You can do this at any … Continue reading

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Divine Message for the Week – Listen

Take time to be still and quiet your mind.  The angels want to communicate their messages from God.  They cannot do it until you create the space to receive them.  How do you do this?  You can sit in the … Continue reading

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Message for Today – Rest

  It is time to take a break from doing, going, and pushing yourself.  Take some time to get quiet and connect with the Holy Spirit, whether it be through prayer, meditation, a walk in Nature, or in creating a … Continue reading

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Metta Meditation for Positivity

Love, a positive emotion, is more powerful than fear and anger, which are negative emotions.  This meditation only takes a few minutes and will leave you feeling happy and positive – studies have proven this effect! Metta Meditation for Mercy … Continue reading

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Morning Heart Meditation

This morning I did not feel I had the time to meditate, so I looked for a short guided one.  I found an awesome way to start out the week! Morning Heart Meditation from Mary A. Hall.  

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How to Reduce Stress in a Few Minutes

When we think of meditation, what often comes to mind is taking 20 minutes to sit on a cushion with legs crossed with our hands on our knees.   This is not the case, as you learn  in this 2 minute … Continue reading

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Distracted While Meditating? Be Happy About it!

Reframe your meditation experience.  When you feel you have been too distracted, and your monkey mind has taken over your meditation session, step back and be grateful for all the practice you are getting – so suggests Melissa Dinwiddle in this … Continue reading

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Your Own Meditation Practice

I choose to see muscular dystrophy as a blessing.   The fact that I must rest lying on my back for about four hours a day benefits me in two ways.   First, it is easy to schedule time to … Continue reading

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Meditation and your immune system

I know that my condition has improved since I began meditating.  My muscles are not stronger, but my endurance is much better.  Part of it is because I am more mindful of the  movement of my body, which results in me … Continue reading

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Relax and Reduce Stress Right Now

You can calm down and relax anytime, anywhere.  In this short video, Dr. Dean Ornish, who wrote Reversing Heart Disease, shows us how we can reduce our stress level in less than 3 minutes, wherever we are:  Inner Balance  

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Metta Meditation

My life changed for the better when I began meditating.  My favorite meditation on the days when I have trouble letting go of my thoughts is the Metta Meditation.  Also called loving kindness meditation, this mantra focuses our minds on compassion … Continue reading

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Meditation and Prayer – Together

I knew I was different at an early age.  I remember a weekend retreat I went on with the Pioneer Girls, the religious equivalent of the Girl Scouts.  Sunday services were held outside.  I absolutely loved it.  As  a child … Continue reading

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The Mustard Seed

When I was around 10 years old, I wore a necklace that had a little mustard seed floating in a plastic bubble.  It was a reminder of the verse in the Bible, Matthew 17:20 where Jesus said,  “For I assure … Continue reading

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Healing Rhythms Meditation

On a bad day, I find myself tired, frustrated and irritable.  Sometimes my gratitude journal only works temporarily and I think negative thoughts.  For this reason, I avoid negative people.  I decided to try to be more aware of my positive … Continue reading

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My Favorite Mantras

A mantra is an aid to meditation.  It does not have to be spoken out loud – you can repeat it in your mind to keep your focus.  You can focus within at your heart, below your heart above your … Continue reading

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Meditation

The words meditation and medicine both come from the Latin word, medare, to heal. It was no coincidence, then, that when I began meditating my gradual degeneration from muscular dystrophy slowed down.  I used to force myself to meditate for … Continue reading

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