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A Way to Finish Walking and Movement Meditations|
Susan Helene Kramer, BellaOnline's Meditation Editor
After spending time in a walking or other movement meditation, the time comes to finish by taking a deep inhalation and exhalation. Then take a minute to sit still and listen to the inner sound within your body.
Introducing Children to the Noble Eightfold Path|
Lisa Erickson, BellaOnline's Buddhism Editor
The Noble Eightfold Path is a foundation Buddhist teaching consisting of the eight components of the Buddhist path. Here's some suggestions for introducing children to each of them - great for adults of any faith too!
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God Is A Verb - A Book Review
Rabbi David Cooper's God Is A Verb is a great step into Jewish mysticism.
Living the Light
Timing is everything and if we're not feeling the living part of life, it might be time for an invitation!
Haunted Mammoth Cave in Kentucky
For a person who loves spelunking as much as I love the paranormal, a haunted cave canít be topped. Although Iíve visited many caves all over the United States, I have not yet had the pleasure of visiting Mammoth Cave in central Kentucky.
E D I T O R R E C O M M E N D E D |
Conquering Stress and Anger - with Meditation
Contents include 34 topics for kids, teens, and adults to understand and deal with stress and anger, written from a spiritual point of view. This text is dedicated to His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and his ideals of peace in the 21st century. Adult topics each include a meditation. 10,000 words.
Spiritual Memoirs of a Catholic Priest, By Edward L. Beck. Each chapter contains a scripture passage and personal tales revealing Godís presence in everyday life. Fr. Beck is a member of the Passionist community and travels throughout the country preaching and organizing retreats. I highly recommend this wonderful book and have personally attended several of Fr. Beckís inspiring parish missions.
Jesus of Nazareth
Award winning film produced by Franco Zeffirelli, depicts the life of Jesus Christ from birth to resurrection. Originally made for television in 1977, this set is available on DVD or VHS. Itīs been a few years since I last watched this awesome depiction of Christīs life, but it still remains one of my favorite.