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Why Meditation Does Not Work

Everyone knows meditation is not supposed to "work." This is exactly the point. Meditation is not one more thing to accomplish, to do right. They say you cannot fail in meditation. It is time to simply be.<p>Well, yes and no. Yes, its time not to be busy doing. No, simply being is easier said than …

Meditation

Inner Peace

Inner purification is not related to any religion. In order to recognise God, we must first recognise ourselves. We must recognise who we are and …

Street Photography Camera Review – Fujifilm X100T

I’m going to approach this review from a different perspective than my review of the X100S, I’m going to look at this camera from a Street …

Do You Love Yourself Just as You Are?

Do you love yourself just as you are? The way that people answer this question reveals a great deal about their upbringing. Well-loved children absorb from their parents a sense of self-worth that lasts a lifetime. But receiving mixed messages as a child is more common. These messages include the …

Positive Thinking

7 Habits Of Highly Spiritual People

You’re highly productive, goal-oriented and efficient at life … but are you achieving your life’s dreams at the expense of your spiritual growth?<p>You …

Joyce Ann Brown, exonerated after nearly a decade in prison, dies at 68

“I sleep 14, 15, 16 hours straight,” Joyce Ann Brown said on national television in 1989 from behind a Plexiglass window, describing one of the few comforts in her life. She was a prison inmate, and would remain one until nine years, five months and 24 days had gone by.<p>“I don’t have to dream about …

Crime

Man accused of church killings spoke of attacking college

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A black drinking buddy of the white man accused of killing nine people at a Charleston church says the suspect told him a week earlier that he planned to shoot up a college campus in the city.<p>The friend, Christon Scriven, told The Associated Press on Friday that he thought …

Crime

The Power of Prayer and Meditation

A peace that surpasses all understanding . . .<p>‒Philippians 4:6-8<p>Considering what I'd been through, I would rather die than go back to the way I'd lived before; it had been sheer hell for me. But perhaps I'd had to experience hell to know peace. There had been no place where I could run to, nor any …

Meditation

Do Spirituality & Religion Increase Overall Happiness?

I'm in!<p>Let’s examine briefly the fundamental difference between religion and spirituality. Religion is defined as a set of beliefs concerning the …

You Asked: Are My Devices Messing With My Brain?

First it was radio. Then it was television. Now doomsayers are offering scary predictions about the consequences of smartphones and all the other …

The Brain

16 Hobbies That Will Improve Your Quality of Life

Having a hobby is not just a way to pass the time; it can also improve the quality of your life. A hobby is something that you do for fun or …

Woman fired after disabling work app that tracked her movements 24/7

A woman in California claims to have been fired from her job after uninstalling an app on her smartphone that her employer used to track her movements 24 hours a day. Myrna Arias, a former employee of money transfer firm Intermex, says she was told to keep her phone on at all times and was …

Apps

North Korea defence chief reportedly executed with anti-aircraft gun

South Korean sources say Hyon Yong-chol was killed in front of hundreds of people, reportedly for behaviour such as falling asleep in Kim Jong-un’s presence<p>Some of the means by which the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, is rumoured to have vanquished his domestic enemies since taking power in late …

North Korea

Millennials leaving church in droves

<b>(CNN) —</b> At its core, Christian life is set of sacred traditions linking generations of sacraments and Sunday school lessons, youth ministry morals and family gatherings sanctified by prayer. An unbroken circle, in the words of an old hymn.<p>In modern America, that circle may not be completely shot, …

Religion

Spiritual Hygiene

A long time ago my teacher Son Master Songdam asked me, "Do you take a shower every day?"<p>"Yes, I do," I answered.<p>"Then, let me ask you something," he held me with his clear, steady gaze. "Imagine that you see a man fall into a cesspool. You go to help, but he refuses you! He stretches back in that …

Psychology

How to Find True Love and True Peace.

The usual tendency in our modern secular thinking is to view the outer world as separate from ourselves, but it is actually just a partial reflection …

The Future of Spirituality

Centuries ago, Irish monks set sail from their island out towards the horizon. Their boats were filled with hand-copied books on science, philosophy, literature, and scripture. They planned to share their books with those they met, wherever the winds and tides carried them. They did this as a …

Spirituality

What It Takes To Change Your Brain’s Patterns After Age 25

Most of our brain’s patterns are solidified by our mid-20s, but it’s possible to change your brain’s pathways and patterns with these methods.<p>“In most of us, by the age of thirty, the character has set like plaster, and will never soften again.”<p>That quote was made famous by Harvard psychologist …

The Brain

Google’s New Chromebit Computer Is Ridiculously Small

An inch or two longer than the typical USB drive.<p>Google's newest computer is about the size of an inhaler and could easily be mistaken for one were it not for its Chrome branding. It's called the Chromebit and it will be one of the smallest computers on the market when it ships this …

Who is God today? Why these religious leaders say modern faith is 'about love'

Who is God?<p>It's hardly a new question, but it's one that's asked of today's religious leaders all the time. Here, three very special leaders who are working to help their thriving congregations find meaningful, modern relationships with God, share their paths to faith and what it means to them …

Whitefish

Kyle Korver to replace Dwyane Wade, become Hawks' fourth All-Star

Hawks sharpshooter Kyle Korver will play in the All-Star Game this weekend.<p>Kyle Korver is being properly rewarded for having the best shooting season …

How to Do Levitation Photography: A Tutorial

As a part of a personal 50/50 project (a photo a day for 50 days with a 50mm lens), I tried my first attempts at levitation photography and had a lot …

Tutorials

Surreal Landscapes that are Beautifully Shot in Black and White

A collection of the monochrome images of British photographer Andy Lee, who works out of Pembroke all depict dramatic and surreal landscapes that are …

Top 10 Ways To Raise Your Consciousness

By In5D on February 9, 2015 in Spiritual Awakening<p>Life can be a GIFT or a NIGHTMARE, depending on where you choose to operate from consciously. …

Insight meditation doesn't work! What now?

Maya, Dhr. Seven, <b>Amber Larson</b>, CC Liu, <b>Wisdom Quarterly</b><p>Wisdom Quarterly reader Bettina (<b>eyegotcaught</b>) recently wrote in after having read <b>When Goenka</b> …

Pastors, Preach on the Coming Judgment