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A NEW ATTITUDE – ‘…Change the way you think…’

‘…Change the way you think…’ Romans 12:2 Today’s reading from Bob Gass’ Word for Today is spot on. It endorses many DBT principles: “For things to change for the better, you must ‘change the way you think.’ For example: a) … Continue reading

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Garden Prayer Walk – 2 – Olive Tree

Continuing my Garden Prayer Walk – the Olive Tree: This reminds me of the Garden of Gethsemane at the foot of the Mount of Olives. Gethsemane always speaks to me of Jesus’ humanity. He really would rather not have gone … Continue reading

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Mindfulness on BBC Breakfast TV

Mindfulness was featured on BBC Breakfast TV here in the UK. Reporter David Sillito investigates – sceptical at first, he noticed the benefits in just a few weeks, and his friend Fiona found help with coping with the pain of … 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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Forgiveness – what to do when we have been hurt

How to Forgive when the Knife Thrower has Sneezed – Barry Pearman has written a 3-part series on Forgiveness. In part 2 he describes a three part cycle for dealing with hurts. The first step is to embrace the pain … Continue reading

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Mindfulness exercises – Free podcasts

Want some help with getting started on mindfulness? Here’s a link to some free podcasts talking you through some simple mindfulness exercises – being mindful of your breath, your body as you sit in a chair. You are reminded that … Continue reading

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reblog – redeeming the ordinary

road sign that inspired a Haiku Though autumn wind blows/spring lake in me is greening/fear not winter snows This is a Haiku inspired by a road sign. Frank Cottrell Boyce is a children’s writer who said this in an article…

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Ruby Wax on mindfulness: How our brains drive us mad

Originally posted on Hannah Jane Thompson:
Ruby Wax on mindfulness, Conway Hall, London (sorry for the rubbish quality, it was pretty dark where I was sitting for some reason, and my phone couldn’t cope) So-called ‘poster girl for mental health’,…

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