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Happy Holidays to everyone and emoticon to newbies. You will love this group.

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emoticon NINAPHOENIX2 - glad to hear it - looking forward to getting to know you

“Be present in all things and thankful for all things” Maya Angelou

“If you laugh you change; and when you change the world changes.” Shilpa Shah

“Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. She gives most who gives with Joy.”
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"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience" Teihard deChardin


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12/12/14 1:56 A

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Hello, I am new here and am very excited about what I see! I am looking forward to achieving new health goals that integrate mindfulness as a central part. I find the information here very motivating to continue forward...

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12/8/14 9:02 A

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emoticon Gretchen - thanks for introducing yourself - glad you joined us!

“Be present in all things and thankful for all things” Maya Angelou

“If you laugh you change; and when you change the world changes.” Shilpa Shah

“Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. She gives most who gives with Joy.”
Mother Teresa (1910-1997); Founder Of The Missionaries Of Charity

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience" Teihard deChardin


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12/6/14 11:50 A

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Hello everyone. My name is Gretchen. I came across this team and it really intrigued me. Meditation and mindfulness is something I would like to begin to focus on as part of my health and wellness lifestyle. I welcome any suggestions for beginners who have never meditated before or little ways I can get started. I love to strength train, do rowing and biking. I am a blues singer and live in Cambridge, MA. I love city living! I tend to have trouble with sleeping due to my crazy night owl music schedule. I am hoping meditation might be able to help me with that, but also in other aspects of my life. Thanks for listening.

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12/4/14 11:15 A

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emoticon Quinn!
So glad to hear you are exercising and eating healthy!
I too plan to start yoga (you'll hear peals of laughter from other members about now...) and am convinced meditation is adding excellent years to my and others' lives.
We're glad you joined us and know you will find a wealth of resources to continue this phase of your journey.

“Be present in all things and thankful for all things” Maya Angelou

“If you laugh you change; and when you change the world changes.” Shilpa Shah

“Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. She gives most who gives with Joy.”
Mother Teresa (1910-1997); Founder Of The Missionaries Of Charity

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience" Teihard deChardin


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Hello my name is Quinn.
I've always wanted to learn to meditate. That's why I'm here. Thought a nice group here on SparkPeople would have good information.
I'm past menopause, whooppie!
Best thing I found to help decrease hot flashes is regular exercise. It helps your body regulate hormones. Walking is my favorite exercise. I've been doing some strength training also, and hope to start doing some yoga.
I'm learning to cook healthier food for my family
I have NOT had any soda pop for several years now and I no longer get heartburn.
I hope to be a good team member here.
Happy December everyone emoticon

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emoticon RMAHAN6 - glad you are already practicing!

“Be present in all things and thankful for all things” Maya Angelou

“If you laugh you change; and when you change the world changes.” Shilpa Shah

“Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. She gives most who gives with Joy.”
Mother Teresa (1910-1997); Founder Of The Missionaries Of Charity

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience" Teihard deChardin


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Hi! I'm a first timer to Sparkpeople. Trying to lose 20 plus pounds. I currently do yoga and try to meditate every day. My current passion is crystal healing bowls, have found them very healing and uplifting.


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12/2/14 12:12 P

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Hello Brenda and Dottie and anyone I've missed. You will love this group. It is kind of quiet right now because of holidays as all of the groups are.
Brenda, I find your picture interesting, is there a back story or is this just eye candy for us older girls?

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emoticon Dottie - glad you joined us!

“Be present in all things and thankful for all things” Maya Angelou

“If you laugh you change; and when you change the world changes.” Shilpa Shah

“Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. She gives most who gives with Joy.”
Mother Teresa (1910-1997); Founder Of The Missionaries Of Charity

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience" Teihard deChardin


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12/1/14 6:42 P

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Hi team! I'm Dottie. I'm a massage therapist and instructor. I have more than 100 pounds to lose and keep off. I'm so glad this team is active Can't wait to get to know all of you.

Move forward, shed the limitations, shed the weight!


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emoticon Brenda!
We are a great team and we're glad you joined us!

“Be present in all things and thankful for all things” Maya Angelou

“If you laugh you change; and when you change the world changes.” Shilpa Shah

“Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. She gives most who gives with Joy.”
Mother Teresa (1910-1997); Founder Of The Missionaries Of Charity

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience" Teihard deChardin


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12/1/14 10:38 A

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Hi All! I am new here. I am super glad I found this group and even more happy that it seems to be pretty active!

I am going to work on mediation and being more mindful in everything! I feel like I am always in lala land and it drives me nuts! I feel that if I could be more in the now then I would enjoy more time with family and control my eating. I am really sick of living life on Auto pilot!

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emoticon Amber - glad to hear how meditation is changing your life!
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“Be present in all things and thankful for all things” Maya Angelou

“If you laugh you change; and when you change the world changes.” Shilpa Shah

“Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. She gives most who gives with Joy.”
Mother Teresa (1910-1997); Founder Of The Missionaries Of Charity

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience" Teihard deChardin


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Hello everyone! My name is Amber. I have been practicing meditation for about two months now and I believe fully that it is saving my life. Meditation has helped my blood pressure come down to the lowest level in years. I try and meditate twice a day. emoticon

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emoticon JODROX - glad you've joined us!

“Be present in all things and thankful for all things” Maya Angelou

“If you laugh you change; and when you change the world changes.” Shilpa Shah

“Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. She gives most who gives with Joy.”
Mother Teresa (1910-1997); Founder Of The Missionaries Of Charity

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience" Teihard deChardin


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11/6/14 4:51 P

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Hi all. I'm new here. Might have been here before and then left all teams at some point because I wasn't active in any of them anymore. Now... I'm ba-a-ack! :)

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emoticon Valerie! Glad you joined us!

“Be present in all things and thankful for all things” Maya Angelou

“If you laugh you change; and when you change the world changes.” Shilpa Shah

“Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. She gives most who gives with Joy.”
Mother Teresa (1910-1997); Founder Of The Missionaries Of Charity

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience" Teihard deChardin


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11/3/14 4:33 P

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Hello All,

I'm new to this team but not new to SparkPeople. As I read through the messages, I couldn't help but see the common thread (spirit) that runs through them all. Life is so busy that some days it's challenging to listen, isn't it? Which is why I'm here....intention.

Be Well,
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emoticon Annette - I listen to Chopra often during the day and find great peace in doing so - you're in the right place to continue your practice!

“Be present in all things and thankful for all things” Maya Angelou

“If you laugh you change; and when you change the world changes.” Shilpa Shah

“Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. She gives most who gives with Joy.”
Mother Teresa (1910-1997); Founder Of The Missionaries Of Charity

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience" Teihard deChardin


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Hi, I'm Annette. I'm not at all mindful. Years ago I regularly practiced a form of meditation called Centering Prayer (Basil Pennington). I keep signing up for the Oprah-Deepak meditations and not doing them. I have very much begun improving my nutrition and fitness, but I do have problems with anxiety and not feeling that my quality of life is all that high. I am hoping to get back in the habit of meditating and just learning to enjoy the nice moments and simple pleasures of life. emoticon

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emoticon Jessie - so glad you are focusing on your health - good luck on getting your sugar under control!

“Be present in all things and thankful for all things” Maya Angelou

“If you laugh you change; and when you change the world changes.” Shilpa Shah

“Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. She gives most who gives with Joy.”
Mother Teresa (1910-1997); Founder Of The Missionaries Of Charity

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience" Teihard deChardin


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emoticon Jessie. Hope you join some of the rescue etc groups too!

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Hi everyone,

I'm new to the team, but not to spark. I returned after receiving some truly terrifying bloodwork and being diagnosed as Diabetic. I'm a big believer in Health at Every Size and am not here to lose weight. If I do, that's great, but if I don't it doesn't matter so long as I can get back to being healthy. I love sharing positive quotes and affirmations, am a huge animal lover and geeky gamer and tv watcher. Please feel free to stop by and say hi!

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emoticon Virgo - this is the place!

“Be present in all things and thankful for all things” Maya Angelou

“If you laugh you change; and when you change the world changes.” Shilpa Shah

“Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. She gives most who gives with Joy.”
Mother Teresa (1910-1997); Founder Of The Missionaries Of Charity

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience" Teihard deChardin


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Hello everyone,
I am wanting to begin meditation to center myself in our busy world. I am looking for any recommendations too. Thanks!

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emoticon Patti - glad you joined us!

“Be present in all things and thankful for all things” Maya Angelou

“If you laugh you change; and when you change the world changes.” Shilpa Shah

“Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. She gives most who gives with Joy.”
Mother Teresa (1910-1997); Founder Of The Missionaries Of Charity

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience" Teihard deChardin


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Hi There! I am Patti and so glad to be here!! emoticon emoticon

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emoticon HJN8156 - glad the team found you!
Looking forward to getting acquainted!

“Be present in all things and thankful for all things” Maya Angelou

“If you laugh you change; and when you change the world changes.” Shilpa Shah

“Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. She gives most who gives with Joy.”
Mother Teresa (1910-1997); Founder Of The Missionaries Of Charity

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience" Teihard deChardin


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Hello,
Returning to Sparks after a brief absence. Did not notice this forum before. However it found me. :) this time. Looking forward to the challenges, and living in the moment. Perfect peace to all today.


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Welcome to the team Sharon! Happy to have you with us. Enjoy!

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emoticon Sharon - glad you joined us!

“Be present in all things and thankful for all things” Maya Angelou

“If you laugh you change; and when you change the world changes.” Shilpa Shah

“Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. She gives most who gives with Joy.”
Mother Teresa (1910-1997); Founder Of The Missionaries Of Charity

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience" Teihard deChardin


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Hello everyone!
I am very new to yoga, but I have an incredible teacher and I have been loving it.
I am 50 years old, and am taking time to heal myself both inside and out. Most of my life has been dedicated to caring for others. In my enthusiasm, I forgot to care for myself.
I look forward to getting to know you, and I wish you each a beautiful day.
Sharon

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ZUMBAMAMMA3 - glad you joined us!



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emoticon ZUMBAMAMMA3 - glad you joined us!

“Be present in all things and thankful for all things” Maya Angelou

“If you laugh you change; and when you change the world changes.” Shilpa Shah

“Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. She gives most who gives with Joy.”
Mother Teresa (1910-1997); Founder Of The Missionaries Of Charity

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience" Teihard deChardin


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Hi, i just joined the group. And im trying to learn to quiet my mind again. I learning that im a lightworker and would love for us as a team to. Learn from each other. Namaste

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emoticon Bill. Thank you for sharing. emoticon to the team!!

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Welcome Bill, you've been through a lot. SparkPeople should be just what you need. You've done so well otherwise. Good luck.

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emoticon Bill - so glad you shared your journey and joined us - this is a great team!

“Be present in all things and thankful for all things” Maya Angelou

“If you laugh you change; and when you change the world changes.” Shilpa Shah

“Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. She gives most who gives with Joy.”
Mother Teresa (1910-1997); Founder Of The Missionaries Of Charity

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience" Teihard deChardin


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Hi y'all, my name is Bill and I'm grateful to have found this team. A bit about me...
About 30 years ago I drifted away from the church of my youth (RC) when going to church was cutting into my drinking time. In '94 my oldest son was hit by a car while on his bike and died in ICU 3 days later. This began a yearlong spiral into the deepest, darkest pit imaginable until I had 2 choices - get dead or get sober and I didn't want to get dead.
I entered treatment for alcoholism and 3 weeks in knew it was time to return to to the God of my understanding. I joined my family at the Episcopal church my wife had returned to when I quit going. The gospel that day was 'the Prodigal Son' and the sermon was on Grace. My wife and I were asked to bring up the offertory gifts and it was walking up that I offered myself and turned my life and will over to His care.
I felt a love,peace and warmth flow over me, felt arms on my shoulders and heard a voice saying 'Welcome home, son'. Inwardly I wept.
I've been active in this church and in a 12-Step Recovery Ministry ever since.
3 years ago I was introduced to Reiki and was attuned to Level I. I am now at Master level, working toward Teacher cert. My Reiki training & practice have improved my meditation, strengthened my recovery and church life - all are so entwined there is no separating them now. A dear friend has written a book I wholly agree with - 'The Holy Spirit and the Spirit of Reiki - One Source, One Spirit'.
Today, after walking this path 60+ years I am truly grateful to be who I am, where I am :)
Thank you all for a beautiful reminder of all that is good today!
p.s. - sorry for being so long winded ;)

billl.homestead.com
Namaste
When I honor that space in you where love and beauty dwells
And you in turn honor that space in me
Then we are truly in a state of oneness.


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Kaiser Permanente? I m also in KP. I will look for the site. Thank you emoticon

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emoticon RUTHIECHAN - this is a great place to learn and share!

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Learning 24-form tai chi and going to Kaiser's guided meditation in their psychology department was very helpful to me. I really needed the guidance from teachers instead of just reading books. Now the books make more sense to me and I can do the exercises in them because I've got the basics.

"The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease." -Thomas Edison


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Ruthiechan, the more I hear about meditation the more I want to get in on the benefits. I'm trying but like with other parts of spark teaching there is much to learn. You are encouraging me with your post. Thanks, Linda emoticon

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I started getting into meditation a couple of years ago. I find that mindfulness practice and meditation helps me experience my religion for myself instead of just doing whatever the leaders think I should do. I'm still working on being in the present moment so as to act in non-judgment instead of react in judgment. I also use the Emotion Code which feels very much like an active form of meditation to me. It's pretty awesome.

Thanks Wispy and Kaligirl for the sparkgoodies,
It's what made me decide to participate since I wasn't sure if I wanted to or not.

PS: my religion = Chruch of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, aka: Mormon, or LDS

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emoticon CRAMPERELLA - glad you joined us!

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HELLO EVERYONE! I used to be the most cynical person on earth until I discovered meditation. I have practised mindfulness meditation for the last two years and it has transformed my life and health! I am looking forward to forging connections with others and learning how to deepen and enrich my practise.

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emoticon JENFRO26 - glad you joined us!

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Hey everyone, I'm new to the team as well as sparkpeople. I have been doing meditation for a couple of years and find it very relaxing. I'm still finding myself on my journey to self discovery but am looking forward to living a healthy lifestyle.

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This is a wonderful team and I'm glad you joined us!

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“Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. She gives most who gives with Joy.”
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"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience" Teihard deChardin


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Hi Rebecca and emoticon !!

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Hi, Rebecca!

Welcome to you!

Namaste, my name is Sue


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Hi everybody I am new to this team, I am looking to make some more healthy changes in my life I am looking into a yoga class every Saturday and I want to learn how to meditate. emoticon

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emoticon Bene emoticon !! Welcome to the team.

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Hello everyone,
I am wanting to begin meditation to center myself in our busy world. I am looking for any recommendations too. Thanks!


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How nice you are, FERALAUNTIE! Thank you!!!

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Bene, I agree with you regarding religion. You are about where I am in my openness to all forms of religion. But, having a daughter who is a Buddhist and a job in a church and being Catholic, shows how great a mom you are. I'm impressed and happy that you are in one of my groups. emoticon

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THanks for the greetings! I am really excited about this team!

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emoticon Maritza & Benne - glad you joined us!
Looking forward to getting to know you both better.

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Thanks for telling us a little about you, Benne! So happy you're here.

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Hi! I am a Catholic Christian, but my daughter is a practicing Zen Buddhist who belongs to a group in Atlanta. I do not think that religions are mutually exclusive, as all great teachers agrree on most points of morality, and I have found much to think about in reading books on meditation & mindfulness. Right now I am reading "Buddha is as Buddha Does." I have what I call my quiet time every morning for an hour, during which I "just sit" for some of the time." Some personal things: I am 76 years old, a retired teacher (math!r, and I currently work as secretary & bookkeeper for my church, its school, & cafeteria. I am a musician..I play the piano & organ for church. ALso, I am an avid reader. Looking forward to being with this team!

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Welcome to you, Maritza!!

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Hi I'm Maritza. I've been on Sparkpeople for a number of years but just found this forum. I've meditated on and off most of my life but I really focused now to use meditation to reduce my stress which seems to have taken on a life of its own. I'm 43 and married, I work in Manhattan and live in the suburbs.

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Hello, Tracy! So glad you're here.

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emoticon Tracy!

“Be present in all things and thankful for all things” Maya Angelou

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“Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. She gives most who gives with Joy.”
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Welcome Tracy! :)

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Hello! My name is Tracy and I am from the northern part of Ohio, mother of two, wife and have worked as a legal assistant for 20+ years. I joined SparkPeople about a month ago and I am new to this team. I'm looking to add mediation into my daily routine and be more mindful in all aspects of my life.

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emoticon Linda - glad you joined us!

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