All Posts by Kristine Madera

1 Meditation as Extreme Sport?

Competitive Meditation? A favorite spiritual writer of mine (okay, it’s Eknath Easwaran if you must know) said that to cultivate more spirituality in life we should have meditation competitions rather than sports competitions. The idea struck me interesting in the abstract, but more than a little impractical. How, after all, could you judge a competition […]

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What Kind of Inspiration are You Following?

Inspiration: Emotional, Mental or Soul? Like most things in life, the word “inspiration” has different flavors for different people. When I looked “inspiration” up in the dictionary for clarification, it is listed as meaning, “the act or power of moving the intellect or emotions.” But just beneath it, the word “inspire” means “to influence or […]

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