Tag Archives: Christian mindfulness

Garden Prayer Walk – Mindfulness in the Garden

I went on a Quiet Day at Green Pastures in Poole, Dorset, UK this summer. They have a Garden Prayer Walk where we are invited to walk through the garden and stop and reflect/meditate/pray at certain numbered spots. A leaflet … Continue reading

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Christian Mindfulness

Here is a link to a series of articles on mindfulness from a Christian perspective: http://www.mindandsoul.info/Groups/171284/Mind_and_Soul/Resources/Hot_topics/Mindfulness/Mindfulness.aspx

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Mindfulness and Christianity

This is the first post on mindfulness and Christianity. Some Christians shy away from mindfulness because of it’s links with Buddhism, but mindfulness is similar to Christian contemplative practices. See the comments for interesting takes on Christians using mindfulness.

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re-blog Christian Mindfulness-Lectio Divina

This is a really good example of biblical meditation – also gives a good idea of how to use Shaun Lambert’s ‘Book of Sparks’

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50 Shades of Mindfulness – Christian contemplative practices

Here’s a link to an article about the widespread interest in mindfulness: http://www.eauk.org/culture/friday-night-theology/50-shades-of-mindfulness.cfm Mindfulness is said to have it’s roots in Buddhism, but Christian contemplative practices also lead to mindfulness, with the added benefit that we can be mindful of … Continue reading

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#mindfulness is not minefulness – a minefield…

Mindfulness is not minefulness – a minefield as some Christians think, any more than religion is to blame for all the ills in the world. Those who are suspicious of it are to be welcomed though, for the difficult questions…

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In his book ‘Words of Spirituality’ Enzo Bianchi writes, ‘in Buddism, it is through attention that one reaches a penetrating vision of reality, a way of seeing, what the desert fathers and the Christian tradition have called diorasis (seeing in…

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50 Shades of Mindfulness – A Christian perspective

Shaun Lambert has written ‘A Book of Sparks – A Study in Christian MindFullness’. Here is a link to an article he has written, explaining that Christian contemplative practices have similar benefits to mindfulness: http://www.eauk.org/culture/friday-night-theology/50-shades-of-mindfulness.cfm

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Time to Get Real – Soul Fast update 4

This week has been about thoughts. ‘As a man thinks, so he is.’ Cindy described the Soul Fast as: ‘a time to eliminate distractions and destructive mindsets by fasting from negative, life-sapping thought patterns and creating new habits of feasting … Continue reading

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