Prayer vs. Meditation

Prayer and meditation are two very useful spiritual practices. Most people tend to incorporate either meditation or prayer into their spiritual practices, but not both. (Or they at least tend to emphasize one over the other.) Sometimes there is a perception that the two are the same thing. But generally …

Worrying About What Others Think

While meditating this morning, I realized that the majority of the time my attention was focused on either past or future interactions with others. On further reflection, I found a common “theme” to all of them: my ego was especially concerned with what other people thought about me. Reflecting on …