Tag: meditation

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    “It is our love that brings us into communion with God, not our knowledge about God,” he says. “It’s the difference between looking at a photograph of somebody you love and looking into the eyes of someone you love.” More

    December 16, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch much more of correspondent Judy Valente’s conversation with Mary Karr about God, prayer, poetry, and the Catholic faith. More

    March 4, 2011 | Comments

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    “Just sit down and feel your breath,” suggests teacher and author Sharon Salzberg. “We tune in, we connect, we come back.” More

    February 18, 2011 | Comments

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    “Through the regular practice of meditation we discover the real happiness of simplicity, of connection, of presence.” Read excerpts from Sharon Salzberg’s new book “Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation.” More

    February 18, 2011 | Comments

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    “I think there is something beautiful and magnificent in silence,” says meditation teacher Sharon Salzberg. “Meditation opens up our attention so we can see things differently.” More

    February 18, 2011 | Comments

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    “Deep down there is only one faith that all human beings have, and that is deep trust in life.” More

    November 19, 2010 | Comments

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    The New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care is training chaplains, caregivers, and health care professionals in how to listen to patients and lighten the burden of their suffering. More

    November 12, 2010 | Comments

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    Abbot Barnabas Senecal, a Benedictine monk, reflects on the Psalms, prayer, photography, and the Benedictine desire “to seek God daily.” More

    September 10, 2010 | Comments

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    “Being religious or spiritual has a very profound effect on our biology and our brain,” says neuroscientist Andrew Newberg. “It can change our brain and change ourselves over time.” More

    July 30, 2010 | Comments

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    “As the mind becomes a little more quiet the sacredness of everything, within and without, becomes clear,” says Norman Fischer, who has been teaching meditation for more than thirty years. More

    June 25, 2010 | Comments

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