The magic of meditation and the power of affirmation “But Mom, what if I fail?” My heart sank. I dread hearing this question because the same thought occasionally crosses my mind each time any of our children have an important test, race or any sort of performance evaluation. Admittedly, I do not always know how to … Continue reading When Words of Assurance are Not Enough
From Mayhem to Mindfulness. At 8 o’clock in the evening, I can be heard herding our children up the stairs to their bedroom with an enthusiasm to match a team of bouncy cheerleaders on the sidelines of a premiership game – “C’mon girls! Let’s GO! GO! GO!” We race up the stairs together – … Continue reading Magical Journeys
Meditation for non-gurus. I would like to say that I meditate religiously, but I do not. I admit that I try to find some time in each day to “sit in quiet”. Some mornings though I hear my name being yelled and then a child will burst in through the closed bedroom door, mouth open, … Continue reading The Practice of Sitting Quietly
The quiet moments of closure are often where we learn most about each other.