Those 40 days of wilderness-wandering, reflecting, wondering, and getting deeply acquainted with grief, sorrow, perplexion as we travel together toward Jesus’ death. It is a time for fasting – abstaining from something in order to make more room for God. It is a time for charity- almsgiving – for giving to those in greater need than ourselves. It is a time for praying – for ourselves, for others, for the world.
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Newlove is a name that has come up in our announcements and prayers. This is some of his story: Newlove Atiso was born in Ghana, West Africa, the second of three sons,who were followed by two daughters, five children in all. Newlovereceived his name from his father Bob, and he later took a middle name,Bobson, to honor
When you’re beginning to practice meditation, often the biggest roadblock is “emptying” the mind. It is common to quit meditating all together, because no matter how hard you try, it seems impossible to stop random thoughts from popping into your head. Often what happens is that someone will attempt to silence their thoughts, random thoughts come,
When first beginning to explore meditation, it can be very difficult to figure out how to get started. We often want to jump straight into becoming a meditation master! Many of us lack the ability or the time to spend hours in deep states of consciousness. This series of posts seeks to explore beginning meditation methods.