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What is a Silent Retreat?

A Silent Retreat is a opportunity to decompress and experience calm, peace and being centered.  It is usually 1-5 days where one is quiet and disconnected from technology (cell, computer, pads, etc.) Our lives are so full of activities, noise, busy-ness and stress. It is hard to take time for ourselves with the demands of our …

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Silence – Part II

February 5, 2014 553 Comments
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Barbara Mencer  of Business Breakthroughs says “Silence creates space … space to breathe, relax, and get centered amid all the chatter and rushing about … space for ideas to germinate … space for those who are quiet to speak … space for listeners to truly grasp what they’re hearing and appreciate it fully … space to receive knowledge and consider …

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What is a Spiritual Practice?

October 22, 2013 703 Comments
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  What is a spiritual practice?  First,  a spiritual practice is about bringing spirituality into your daily life.  Scott Alexander (UU minister in Vero Beach, CA) edited a book called Everyday Spirituality.  In the book various people shared how they bring their spirituality into their daily lives.   Scott himself considers his daily run a spiritual …

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Selected, Simple Techniques for EveryDay Spirituality

March 25, 2013 1,833 Comments
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Last week I was on a blog radio program with Kathryn Yarborough,  creator of Flowing with Change www.flowingwithchange.com and we talked about some simple techniques and tips on how we include more spirituality in our daily lives. The first area is your daily chores.  Kathryn loves to cook mindfully. For example when she is cutting vegetables she notices the colors, textures, …

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