Posts tagged mindfulness
Day Seventeen: The Power of Prayer

They say prayer can move mountains, heal the sick, bring calm during the storm. When was the last time you prayed? I don’t think I’ve prayed in a while. I meditate, but I don’t recite formal prayers. If you can count a stream of conscious thought process said aloud to the Divine, then I prayed this afternoon, I suppose.

There’s something magical about a formal prayer. Maybe it’s the idea of a group of people bringing the energy together to create something good. Maybe it’s the often poetic nature of prayer. I mean it just sounds really good, so God/Divine must hear it right?

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Day Fifteen: Healing with Nature

Nature grounds us. Nature inspires us, surprises us. Nature breaks open our hearts and our minds. It creates awe.  Nature allows us to catch a glimpse of God. Nature allows us to heal in a way nothing else can. Watching a whale breech, an otter play, a deer roam, a fox hunt. All of these allow us to be perfectly present and in the moment. They let us slip away from our everyday and become immersed in something larger than us.

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