Category Archives: Mindfulness

#MindfulMonday: Bend or Break?

Enjoy this video of bamboo swaying in the breeze. Think about it as a metaphor for going through life. We often think we need to be immovable in our thinking, or that we always need to be strong, for ourselves, … Continue reading

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#Tunesday “His Eye is on the Sparrow” @CentralState87

His Eye Is On the Sparrow Why should I feel discouraged, why should the shadows come, Why should my heart be lonely, and long for heav’n and home, When Jesus is my portion? My constant Friend is He: His eye … Continue reading

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Use this #MindfulMonday trick: Regeneration

It’s Monday.  The weather’s a little blah, you woke up tired, your cat made a mess on the floor, there’s something nagging your brain.  How has your week begun?  Did you yell at your spouse or kids, blame someone else … Continue reading

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“Spiritual Development for College Students” Free Lecture @UrbanaU April 12/13

Dr. Ray Silverman, Associate Professor of Religion and English at Bryn Athyn College, will discuss his new book “Spiritual Development for College Students” at two free events on Urbana University‘s campus next week. International lecturer, and editor and author of … Continue reading

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#MindfulMonday Sunday’s Inspiration

Yesterday, we gathered virtually (over Skype with one of our members) and bodily at our worship space, the Glendale New Church.  We brought in things that gave us hope during our childhoods and adulthoods and that continue to give us … Continue reading

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#FridayFeeling of Accomplishment: #TGIF?

Your work week may be over soon. #TGIF? What are we happy about? What have we completed; a week of drudgery, or a week of learning and accomplishment? What if we decide that our week will be about feeling a sense of peace … Continue reading

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It’s #MindfulMonday, Just #Breathe

We can be easily overwhelmed at the start of a new week. There’s so much to do; where do we begin?! Remember to breathe. Emanuel Swedenborg “had begun in early childhood to experiment with respiration. He noticed that thought synchronizes with … Continue reading

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