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Inner Tranquility

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“Peace that demands unreal conditions is a deception. There is no life without work, anxieties, or tensions. Peace is not found in avoiding these but in understanding them and confidently controlling their force.” [Sister Wendy Beckett] From this inner tranquility peace enters relationship through practical involvement in the distress of another. It understands – knows…

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Photography: Mindful Memory Making

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  https://eirenicole.com/wp-content/uploads/ep401-photography-mindful-memory-making.m4a Photography: Mindful Memory Making When our first daughter was a baby we accumulated a few child-oriented cassette tapes (do you remember those?), one of which is a collection of Disney tunes that includes the song, “Makin’ Memories.” “Long before the old model T, ‘round about the turn of the century (the last one,…

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Meditation in Traffic

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https://eirenicole.com/wp-content/uploads/ep309-traffic.m4a I began this podcast with a 10-day mindfulness challenge. I thought the start of Lent a fitting time to return to it. I encourage you consider using these 10 episodes to begin or renew a habit of mindfulness practice for your Lenten season intention. Traffic: We live in the Chicago area. Driving is not…

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Body Scan

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https://eirenicole.com/wp-content/uploads/ep308-body-scan.m4a I began this podcast with a 10-day mindfulness challenge. I thought the start of Lent a fitting time to return to it. I encourage you consider using these 10 episodes to begin or renew a habit of mindfulness practice for your Lenten season intention. Our bodies are complicated terrain. Most of us have a…

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Smell and Memory

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https://eirenicole.com/wp-content/uploads/ep306-smell.m4a I began this podcast with a 10-day mindfulness challenge. I thought the start of Lent a fitting time to return to it. I encourage you consider using these 10 episodes to begin or renew a habit of mindfulness practice for your Lenten season intention. Smell is a powerful sense. In fact, psychologists and neuroscientists…

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Touch

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https://eirenicole.com/wp-content/uploads/ep305-touch.m4a I began this podcast with a 10-day mindfulness challenge. I thought the start of Lent a fitting time to return to it. I encourage you consider using these 10 episodes to begin or renew a habit of mindfulness practice for your Lenten season intention. As Flesh and Blood beings, we feel through a variety…

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Breathe Again

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https://eirenicole.com/wp-content/uploads/ep302-Breathe-Again.m4a I began this podcast with a 10 day mindfulness challenge. I thought ash Wednesday a fitting time to return to it. I encourage you consider using these next 10 episodes to begin or renew a habit of mindfulness practice for your Lenten season intention Breathe again. When I am rushing around trying to get…

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Ash Wednesday: Mindful in Returning

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https://eirenicole.com/wp-content/uploads/ep300-Mindfulness-10-Day-Challenge.m4a I began this podcast with a 10 day mindfulness challenge. I thought Ash Wednesday a fitting time to return to it. I encourage you consider using these next 10 episodes to begin or renew a habit of mindfulness practice for your Lenten season intention. How do you react when someone you know makes a…

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Lenten Prayer Practice – Holy Saturday

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Because God’s love has been poured into our hearts . . . Rm5:5 How might I minister #hope to someone this Holy Saturday? Holy Trinity, center me now that I may notice Your creative intention, nest in the broad, safe space of Your presence, and intentionally nurture another with the same. What word or phrase…

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Lenten Prayer Practice – Good Friday

Lenten Prayer Practice – Good Friday Nicole

Holy Spirit, help me keep #awake. It is finished. Holy Trinity, center me now that I may notice Your creative intention, nest in the broad, safe space of Your presence, and intentionally nurture another with the same. What word or phrase do I notice on which I may center: Hebrews 10:16-19, 23-25 “This is the…

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