Being Spiritual in the Everyday World

A place to share tips for living a life of Spirit in the world of matter.

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Change implies seeing something wrong first, then judging, or condemning it and in need of change. All of this takes place within the physical space of perception, which is founded on change. I have perceived the magician sawing the lady in half. Do I condemn the magician for murder? I can but choose not to judge based on faulty perceptions. To perceive Rightly requires Spiritual Sight, enabling us to look beyond the physical to the …

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Focus and Stay the Course

I lose focus. I get distracted easily, phone rings, doorbell rings, a leaf falls, a shiny bauble catches my eye… I have to start all over again and again. I feel discouraged , dis-heartened., even a bit frazzled at times. Where was I? I know that feeling negative just attracts more negatives into my life.  But sometimes it just feels like it is easier to focus on all these negatives. There are just so many …

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Learn to Practice Mindfulness Meditation – Article

The Practice of Mindfulness Meditation Jill N. Henry. Ed.D. Stop a moment before reading on. WHAT IS ON YOUR MIND RIGHT NOW? Are you wondering what this article is all about? Are you thinking about what you are going to do next? Or are you thinking about what you just did? Our minds contain thousands and thousands of thoughts each day. And each thought has a direct impact on our emotions and on our bodies. …

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The Metaphysics of Well Being in the New Age

Using the subtleties of thought and expression to learn our Life Lessons by Jill N.Henry, EdD The New Age is an awareness that issues repeat in your life until they have been resolved on a metaphysical level first, and then a resolution on the physical level is experienced. The dictionary defines metaphysical as “relating to the transcendent or supersensible, marked by elaborate subtleties of thought and expression”. Aristotle coined the term metaphysics in his treatise …

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YouTube Overviews of the Mountain Valley Center

Unique Gifts for Well Being from Mountain Valley Center Experience Crystal Healing using crystals and gemstones and chakra jewelry.Walk a Labyrinth and find unique labyrinth gifts, Use Sound healing for meditation and stress relief – music, singing bowls and tuning forks. Feng Shui and Jill’s own Energy SourceBook. Mountain Valley Center, Otto, NC. Use the menu on the left to see all of our unique gifts for Well Being. Don’t forget to go to our …

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Research shows meditation is Good for Your Health!

Research shows meditation is Good for Your Health! A five year study of medical insurance utilization compared 2,000 regular meditators with 600,000 members of the same insurance carrier. The meditation group had 53.3% fewer inpatient admissions per 1000 and 44.4% fewer outpatient visits per 1000. When comparing admissions per 1000, the meditators were lower than the norm for 17 major medical treatment categories including: 55.4% lower for benign and malignant tumors, 87.3% lower for heart …

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How to Meditate to Reduce Stress and Find Peace

Click each underlined title to go to the Video of your Choice! The Practice of Mindfulness This video will teach you a simple meditation technique to reduce every day stress by becoming aware of your thoughts. Concentration Meditation This video will teach you a simple meditation technique to reduce stress and find peace by learning to focus on the present moment. Finding Peace Again This video was developed for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and gently …

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Deepening the Practice of Mindfulness Meditation

Deepening the Practice of Mindfulness Jill N. Henry. Ed.D. In “The Practice of Mindfulness” I described a simple 5 minute breathing exercise to understand your mind and thoughts. In this article we will take the practice one step further. Why Practice Mindfulness Meditation? In the Katha Upanishad (400-300 B.C.) the essential Self is described as the chariot owner, the body the chariot, the deep mind the charioteer, and the surface mind as the reins. The …

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