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How is Christian Meditation Different from Relaxation or Sleeping?

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Although relaxation and sleeping can have a calming effect upon your mind, they differ from meditation. Meditation is a discipline. The purpose of meditation is to create more peace and joy in your life by training your mind and learning to detaching from your thoughts. This allows us to live our life more purposefully than […]

How Do I Know If I’m Meditating Right?

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Typically I tell people that the only bad meditation is the one that you don’t do. You will find that each experience can be different. For example, sometimes when you meditate, your mind may be relatively still. Other times, your mind may be so distracted and preoccupied that you struggle through the entire process. Both […]

Is Christian Meditation Really Helpful and How?

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I can honestly admit that Christian meditation changed my life! There are many forms of meditation so I am not suggesting that you do one form or another, but meditation in general has so many helpful benefits that it’s unfortunate that everyone does not do meditation. Just yesterday I completed a webinar on the Transformative Power […]

How Do I Keep My Thoughts Healthy as a Christian?

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I believe that keeping your mind healthy is absolutely the MOST important thing that you can do in your life. I say this because everything starts with the mind and the imagination. If your mind is healthy, it will create a healthy life. One of the best ways to maintain a healthy mind is by […]

What Other Ways Can I Deepen My Christian Meditation Practice?

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What a great question about meditation practice, isn’t it? You may want to enhance your meditation time by incorporating a spirit care morning routine around it. A spirit care morning routine helps you to work on many aspects of your life. I will put a link here to an article I did for some ideas. Although it is a […]

What Are Some Tricks To Implement to Become More Productive Throughout the Day?

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Being mindful is being aware. Aware of both your internal (thoughts, emotions) and external environments throughout the day. When we are practicing mindfulness, we are not lost in the daydreams of our mind during our day. Instead, we are fully present and living in the here and the now. Practicing mindfulness is a discipline. To […]

How Can I Teach Myself Christian Meditation Instead of Going to Guidance Courses?

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I would say yes and no. I believe that if you are struggling in your meditation practice, feel you are doing it wrong, or cultivating some fears or strong emotions from your practice, that seeking out guidance or a teacher can be really helpful. Over the years of teaching meditation, many people who just try […]

What Would Be One Book About Your Faith That You Would Recommend To Someone Who Doesn’t Practice the Same Faith?

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I would recommend the book Jesus Calling if you’re interested in reading a book about faith. Jesus Calling is a daily devotional that includes inspired messages from God. As you read it, you literally feel as though God is speaking just to you. The messages all center around spending quiet time with God, trusting Him, […]

How Do I Practice Mindfulness If I am a Christian?

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Being mindful is being aware. Aware of both your internal (thoughts, emotions) and external environments. When we are practicing mindfulness, we are not lost in the daydreams of our mind. Instead, we are fully present and living in the here and the now. Practicing mindfulness is a discipline. To start, simply pay attention to the […]

What is Christian Spirituality?

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Here is an article I wrote on being a Spiritual Christian, please see below. This article should help you define Christian spirituality.  Aren’t all Christians spiritual? That seems like an odd question. Most would equate spirituality with Christianity, yet it’s possible to possess one and not the other. So what are the differences and what characteristics […]

How Does Christian Meditation Affect Other Aspects of Your Life?

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Meditation, specifically Christian meditation, has probably had the single most impact on my life. I believe that meditation whether Christian or not, can affect different aspects of your life. Before I discovered meditation, being still, and taking charge of my thought life, I suffered from a debilitating depression. I pretty much stumbled upon meditation one […]

How Can You Tell When You Go In Your Own Meditating Stage?

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Generally when starting to meditate the mind is very busy and tries to pull us away with many internal and external distractions. Using an anchor like a sacred word, the breath, or even a scripture can help us to quiet the mind and stay in the present moment. After about 10 minutes the mind tends […]