Tag Archives: Meditation

Falling Leaves Meditation

Here’s a meditation exercise I wrote several years back. It’s a powerful tool for sharpening your magical intentions and life goals during autumn. FALLING LEAVES MEDITATION Materials needed: printed copy of the tree, pen or pencil 1. Place the image … Continue reading

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Sharks Teeth Meditation

Last summer I was at the beach toward the end of a tropical storm. The guy who took my bags to my hotel room told me it was a good time to look for fossilized sharks teeth, so that’s what … Continue reading

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Lovingkindness Meditation

The Lovingkindness Meditation is an ancient Buddhist tradition that can be a powerful, transformative experience. In a world that is full of hostility, tension and strife, I think it’s an essential spiritual practice for everyone. You can find many versions … Continue reading

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Meditation and Magic

The outward work will never be puny if the inward work is great. And the outward work can never be great or even good if the inward one is puny or of little worth. The inward work invariably includes in … Continue reading

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Meditation Exercise: Mantra

1.  Close your eyes. Sit still and upright, relaxed and alert. 2.  Focus on your breathing. With each exhale let your body relax more deeply. 3.  When you are ready, begin to repeat a single word in your mind with … Continue reading

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Meditation Exercise: Inner Wisdom Dialogue

This is a difficult exercise for some people. For others it is life changing. 1.  Begin by closing your eyes and focusing on your breath. Try to rid the body of any tension you may be feeling and attempt to … Continue reading

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Meditation Exercise: Object Prayer

I taught meditation classes for a number of years. Here is an easy one that’s quite effective for those new to meditation as a spiritual practice. Hope it works for you! OBJECT PRAYER Use a visual object on which you … Continue reading

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Meditation Exercise: Soul Sweeping

This is a simple meditation exercise I’ve used with people of all spiritual traditions. I use it myself when I feel the need to let go of something I’ve been holding onto for way too long. BREATH PRAYER [SOUL SWEEPING] … Continue reading

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The Power of Meditation

Meditation is a form of prayer that transcends religious divisions. Both Christians and Wiccans have found solace and power in this form of prayer. Scott Cunningham, in Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner, says “It’s a quiet time in … Continue reading

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Meditation Exercise: Breath Prayer

1.  Close your eyes. Sit still and upright, relaxed and alert 2.  Focus on your breathing. With each exhale let your body relax more deeply. 3.  When you are ready, begin to repeat a phrase in your mind with every … Continue reading

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