meditation

gratitude attitude – a meditation

  Many’s the time that we feasted And many’s the time that we fasted Oh, well, it was swell while it lasted We did have fun and no harm done And thanks for the memory   Ella Fitzgerald — Thanks for the Memory At a recent meeting, the lead topic was gratitude. As  people started to…

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exhale – a guest meditation from Scotty B

      The most important stage of breathing is the exhale. — an anonymous runner     A runner said the most important stage of breathing is the exhale. A complete exhale leaves me room to breath in fully. When I expel all the carbon-dioxide, there is room for what works best; oxygen (and…

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Powerless over being helped – a guest meditation by Hillery

    She tied you to a kitchen chair She broke your throne, and she cut your hair And from your lips she drew the Hallelujah Leonard Cohen – Hallelujah   It’s so fitting that I’m working on step one right now. About a week and a half ago, a stool fell upon my foot. It…

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life is – a meditation

  life is a garden, not a road we enter and exit through the same gate wandering, where we go matters less than what we notice Bokonon — Life Is… A friend posted this to Facebook recently. I have heard many times that “life is about the journey, not the destination”. Which says to me that…

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attitude – a meditation

  If you are narrow minded the whole world will appear narrow to you. If you are happy and with friends the world will seem a garden of roses. — Rumi Our suggested opening says “We believe that changed attitudes can aid recovery.” Rumi reminds me that, so often, what I see, what I experience,…

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