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One Minute Zen

Need a respite from the busy-ness — even craziness — of your day? This One Minute Zen will take you to the side of a babbling brook, where you can be present, calm, and hopefully regain perspective about what’s truly important. Blessings. Send to Kindle

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Meditation on a moonrise

How often have you watched — completely watched — the moon rise above the horizon? Photographer Mark Gee provides this transfixing view of a moonrise in Wellington, New Zealand, with a perspective that may well give you a sense of transcendence. Enjoy this meditation. Full Moon Silhouettes from Mark Gee on Vimeo. Send to Kindle

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Musical transcendence

Benedictus by 2CELLOS is a beautiful track for meditating. Focus on the cellos; see if they lead you to a few minutes of transcendence.   Send to Kindle

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A moment in time

How would you define a moment? They’re all sacred. Be present. Send to Kindle

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Core to being spiritual, in my view, is maintaining a sense of transcendence. That’s a “big word” way of saying connecting with the mystery and wonder outside of ourselves and our humdrum routines. Probably the most effective way for me to maintain that connection is through nature. Growing up at the base of the Sierra, […]

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Be Spiritual – Episode 24

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My guest this episode is Cynthia Schroer. Cynthia began her religious life as a devoted Catholic. In time she became disillusioned with the church and — in one of those unexpected coincidences of life — a search for a preschool led her to a UU church and a new religious home. Since that serendipitous encounter, […]

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Robert Wright Article

Ellen McCormick, who was gracious and brave enough to be my first interview on the podcast, called my attention to this piece in The New York Times by Robert Wright, author of The Evolution of God. He, too, was quite gracious by agreeing to be interviewed for Episode 6. You may recall, during our conversation […]

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