A few years back, I published the following article on ProgressiveChristianity.org. I encourage you to see it there, as well as all of the other great articles and resources on that site. If you’ve been following Richard Rohr’s Daily Meditations this week, you’ll know he’s been talking about Jesus’ Death. He notes that the word “sin” in the passage God’s Lamb takes away the sin of the world (John 1:29) is singular. According to Rohr’s interpretation, this passage refers to a single sin—the sin of redemptive violence. I think you’ll find this article complementary to his interpretation. I hope you enjoy it.
As the name implies, Effortless Mindfulness is an effortless practice that’s quite suited to a Western audience. Traditionally, it has even been called non-meditation. In this short post, I briefly consider the unique method of Effortless Mindfulness and contrast ordinary awareness with pure awareness.
In this post, I present the entire map of how mindfulness meditation practice helps us in our quest to resolve chronic pain. We will look at these aspects of the journey: the basic problem, the mindfulness solution, the method used, the essence of the practice, the primary purpose of practice, the envisioned goal, and expected results.
Chronic pain is hard, especially when we don’t know why we’re experiencing it. In this post, I talk about a fortuitous event that provided an answer, and how my background in Buddhism led to lasting solutions.
It’s easy to think that calming the mind is the sole purpose of meditation. In this post, I explain that it’s really just a starting point. The real objective of Buddhist meditation practice is obtaining the view.
A reflection on what it means to have faith in Christ. To trust the greater source of truth and goodness that abides within. Call it Christ. Call it Buddha Nature. Call it the Atman. It doesn’t matter. Just call on it from the depths of your soul. Experience the jubilation.
In this post, Kimberly Holman talks about how real spiritual growth occurs precisely at the choice point of decision making at any moment.