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Do You Have to Meditate to Be Spiritual?

Dear Meli, This may be a silly question, but do you really need to meditate if you’re on a spiritual path? I ask because I really hate to meditate. I have a really hard time sitting still and quieting my mind. I’m a runner and that seems to be my preferred form of meditation. But […]

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The 3 Problems with Being Guided by Spirit

It sounds so romantic. I’m letting Spirit guide my life. I’m being held and sustained by a Power that’s greater than me. I never worry about anything, ever, because I know the Divine is always in charge. But, like any great romance, there’s a downside. No, it doesn’t involve discovering that the Divine chews with […]

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­­­The Best Meditation Help Ever!

I don’t know about you, but when I think about meditation, I think of a thoroughly solo endeavor. Cut to earnest individual with eyes closed, sitting in a field all by themselves. Right?! Sure, you can meditate with someone else, but it’s not anything they can do for you. It’s not like you can be […]

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3 Ways That Spiritual Practice Can Improve Your Relationships

Last week, we explored the wild and wonderful world of building a relationship with your Higher Power. This week, we’re taking it to the streets! More specifically, we’re taking this Higher Power gig and applying it to our interactions with other people. The trickiest part of this proposition is that other people are messy. Just […]

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How Do You Love a Rotten Neighbor?

Dear Meli, “Love your neighbor” is a common phrase. But whoever said that didn’t know my neighbors. When they first moved in, everything seemed fine. But three years and twenty police reports later, everything looks a little different. Domestic violence, drug use, arrests. You name it, they’ve done it. I know I’m not supposed to […]

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