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8 results for 'Meditation'

Productive procrastination? Zen Remedies

By darinlhammond, published on Oct 16, 2012

... flow of my work, I defeat myself by taking a break just because it's on my schedule. You are capable of doing hard things. Remind yourself of this, and disciplining yourself to work on those difficult tasks is rewarding and satisfying. Force yourself to start the task despite the difficulty. Meditation is a key to self discipline. In meditation, you require yourself to impose limits on time, thought, activity, and the world around you. Forcing your mind to be empty for a time is a challenging task, but it changes the way your mind works and helps you to create self-discipline.

I doubt... (more)

Tags: Meditation, procrastination, writer's block, productivity, zen, self-discipline

The Spark

By Lynda Lehmann, published on Nov 13, 2011

She is the tiny voice that sings "I am"

in the gloom of darkest night.

She is the Song of the Soul

revealing itself,

reveling in tiny moments of truth.

She is the pulse that quivers with hope

in the rubble of man's discontent,

and the flame of commitment

in the rearing of a child.

She lays a gentle sheen

on the tired world on a moonless night,

filling hollows and thickets and stark rooms

with murmurs of inspiration.

She quells the thirst for empty pleasures

and rides the waves of painful days.

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Tags: poetry, creativity, philosophy, inspiration, Meditation, creative process, solace, world view

Heal Your Own Heart, Heal the World

By Lumiere, published on Nov 2, 2011

I have spent the last eight months intensely focusing on my meditation practices, with a commitment to healing my own heart in hopes to help others heal. During this season, it becomes essential to withdraw ones energy from external creative projects to recharge your batteries. What I have become aware of during this time has amazed me because life seems somewhat surreal, there is a certain detachment from things that once had great meaning to me, now life is quite like watching a movie, a comedy of sorts. Everyone has a story, everyone has drama, problems abound, the world is spinning with... (more)

Tags: ptsd, healing, Meditation, surviving, broken heart, wounds, oneness university, break up, tapping, eft, deeksha, meditate

Adversity, Art and Resilience

By Lumiere, published on Apr 27, 2011

In the process of making many life changes I stumbled upon a Borders bookstore that was closing and was drawn to a daily devotional by Franklin Jentezen titled, Right People Right Place Right Plan. Every morning when I wake up, the first thing I do is read the journal page for the day, shower, get dressed, and take the dog for a walk down to the brook. Together, the dog and I commune with nature, where we are surrounded by a stream of fresh water, little yellow flowers in bloom, chirping birds, chipmunks, rabbits, and an occasional deer or two. In the peacefulness of nature, I tune out the... (more)

Tags: love, healing, art, Meditation, nature, lex lumiere, resilience, nyfa, art income

Warfare Now Fought At Olympic Games Through Sportsmanship

By Lumiere, published on Nov 12, 2010

...innovative solutions and understanding to excel beyond our current technology, international and regional conflicts.

"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us and the world will be as one..." ~ John Lennon

Tonight on 11-11, 2010 @ 11 pm est, one million people across the globe will meditate together for 11 mins for 11 consecutive days to visualize healing for humanity and the planet. Please join us.

For more information about the Meditation tonight:  (more)

Tags: peace, war, veterans day, Meditation, lex lumiere, children of war, new reality transmission, visualization, olympic games, imagine

City Living - The City Is My Muse

By Jack Bates, published on Feb 19, 2010

The City, she blankets us all and provides without judgment. We shape her even as we are shaped by her. Statues to our victors and fallen become part of our city as she molds the minds of our children. Crayons in hand, they draw dreams of firemen, plumbers, and peacocks at the zoo.

Our City has grit, rhythm, and a hustling hostility that drives many to pray, many others to sin. Smoking, drinking, gambling, betting on sports. Sports of men and animals, thinking ourselves civilized as we attend opera and concerts.

Glamor and glitz of our greed living side by side with our lights... (more)

Tags: Meditation, city life, urban

The Deer Hunter

By Drewdacker, published on Feb 5, 2010

An hour before twilight my Jeep rolls to a stop on an empty dirt road. The sudden absence of headlights causes the starlit sky to glow giving the dark trees a revealing background. I gather my things and walk along the shoulder, searching for the familiar path through the shrubs and seedlings and watching my breaths swirl before me. Before I leave the road in favor of the softer ground I give the stars a final, neck straining appraisal. Then I step lightly, heel to toe, through the grasses and leaves toward the formless trees in the distance.

In the pre-dawn hours the trees are quiet.... (more)

Tags: environment, peace, deer, Meditation, hunting, forest, nature

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