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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
I would not say that there are similarities between mild depression and spiritual progress, but mild depression can lead to spiritual progress or awakening as the discontentment and pain associated with depression may lead you on an inward journey to find relief. That is what happened to me, but it took me 4-years to understand […]
I would characterize spiritual lifelessness as being ignorant to the ways and moves of the spirit in your life as well as your being. People are generally spiritual lifeless because they: Don’t know that God’s spirit lives in them. Aren’t seeking to connect with the spirit within them. Are distracted by the material and physical […]
Meditation doesn’t just benefit your physical health. The benefits of meditation are numerous and well-rounded! Once you understand all of the benefits you might be interested in starting a meditation practice of your own. I find that without a proper understanding of meditation and it’s foundation techniques that many people give up before reaping all […]
Christian and eastern meditation is very different in both their objectives and methods.
By Rhonda Jones Some Christians are concerned about the use of visualization and the imagination in meditation. I have quite a few meditations where I use this technique. The great thing about visualization in guided meditations is that it can bypass the consciousness mind that acts as a filter. Sometimes our conscious mind has a hard time embracing […]
Question: I have a specific question about the Kundalini style meditation. I’m a Christian and been active in my church community for about 10 yrs give or take. I been having panic attacks, anger issues, lust things and debt as well. I notice that my connection or feeling part of my church isn’t there like […]
Is there any advice on choosing a meditation class with influences that could become harmful? I am a Christian.
Should Christians practice Reiki?
EFT requires us to look within for our fears and limiting beliefs and bring them out into the open. This can be a scary thing.
You probably fall asleep during meditation because you are sleepy. 🙂 Meditation can be so relaxing that if you are the least bit tired you may doze off.
Christian meditation can help support your counseling or coaching efforts by helping your clients to better understand the mind, body, and spirit connection.