Category Archives: Meditation 101

Who’s Driving Your Bus?

“Those parts of yourself that you do not accept will become hostile to you.”    ~  Carl Jung  “My mind is like a bad neighborhood.  I try not to go there alone.”   ~  Anne Lamott   When people call to inquire … Continue reading

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God and Gravity

I do not feel obliged to believe that same God who endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect had intended for us to forgo their use. Galileo  A student e-mailed me recently with an interesting quandary.  She had been coming … Continue reading

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Doubt and Faith

Faith and doubt are both needed – not as antagonists, but working side by side to take us around the unknown curve. – Lillian Smith At the end of most of my meditation classes, there’s time for people to ask … Continue reading

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Lessons from the New Jersey Turnpike

When I began teaching Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in 2006, I put a Google alert on my computer for the word “mindfulness.”  Every week or so I’d receive a digest of the two to three articles and references that appeared … Continue reading

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