Category Archives: Meditations

Vegetarian Recipe of the Week #3

Sweet Potato, Lentil & Bean Rolls I wish I could say that my kids loved these as I was primarily making  it for them however it was a disaster in that regard! My 3 year old picked off the pastry and … Continue reading

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Meditation for Children

One of the pitfalls of parenting is that your time is never your own. Hence when the latest cold virus sweeps through the family you find you suddenly have no time to work on that blog you just created! Sorry … Continue reading

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Accepting our limitations

“Spiritual practice is difficult in the beginning. You wonder how on earth you can ever do it. But as you get used to it, the practice gradually becomes easier. Do not be too stubborn or push yourself too hard. If … Continue reading

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Quick ant update!

The Cinnamon worked a treat! The ants have not returned and are no longer even coming out of the crack in the floorboards so I am pleased to have discovered a way to deter ants without killing them. Plus I … Continue reading

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When does a mother meditate?

Today I sat in the sun on my back deck while the kids played with their toys and meditated. It was brief and surmounted to taking refuge, focusing my mind on the breath a few times then coming out of … Continue reading

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Our greatest teachers are those who challenge us the most

I managed to attend another lesson at the local Buddhist institute on Monday evening… but only just. My husband made sure he was home on time, the kids were fed, bathed and in bed, our dinner had been prepared earlier … Continue reading

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Meditating: It starts with the first step

In spite of having two sick boys to take care of at the moment (both have a tummy bug), amazingly they gave me a few minutes to myself yesterday and today so I was able to attempt to meditate. When … Continue reading

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