Up to Know Good

Mom, Heather (with a far-off look in her eyes), sister Cheryl  Intuition is your inner architect. What if you heard someone declare loudly, “You are up to know good, aren’t you?” Audibly you could not distinguish the homonyms “no” and “know.” Depending upon the speakers inflection or feeling tone, you would probably think you were…

Practicing Mindfulness With Children

“If every 8 year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation.” Dalai Lama Recently, at the Center of Spiritual Living, Capistrano Valley, the Roots of Science of Mind class concluded its 10 week journey. As part of the closing, a special project was to be…

Practicing Mindfulness With Children

“If every 8 year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation.” Dalai Lama Recently, at the Center of Spiritual Living, Capistrano Valley, the Roots of Science of Mind class concluded its 10 week journey. As part of the closing, a special project was to be…

Manifesting at 4am in San Clemente

It was something I used to do and while it was truly profound it somehow made its way to the backburner. I was religious about it. It was my favorite part of the day. My “4am Hour of Manifesting” was replaced with childcare and sleep deprivation, a brief seasonal imbalance. But that time has passed.…

Letting Go With Balance Meditation

I marked the chapter “Letting Go With Balance” in my new book “The Joy of Meditation.” “The Joy of Meditation” by Jack & Cornelia Addington finally arrived. I have wanted to read this book ever since I spotted it on the “Meditation is More Than You Think” course syllabus. Just as I suspected, the book did…

What is Meditation?

Many people are intimidated by meditation or do not know how to meditate. If you are intimidated by the traditional forms of meditation, allow me to suggest ideas of other forms of meditation: 1.  Take a walk in nature and be present to your surroundings. 2.  Sit on the beach and watch the waves crash…

Have You Ever Tried a Writing Meditation?

Insight Timer is an iPhone app to time and track your meditation time. I had never tried a writing meditation. A couple Sunday’s ago Dr. Rev. Heather spoke of this “writing meditation,” another tool for transformation, especially suited for tapping into your inner guidance system.  The idea intrigued me. Sitting quietly in a lotus position is how I…