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Episode 127 Guided Meditation

Enlighten: Uplift & Inspire

Release Date: 08/03/2020

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I lead a 20-30 minute meditation with a small group of friends every Friday morning and this past week, one of my friends asked if I could record the meditation. I was moved that she would like to hear my meditation again, that she found my free-form guidance helpful in giving her a centering peace. So here it is for my friends and all my podcast listeners: a 20 minute spontaneous, organic guided meditation. May it help ground you in the midst of all the uncertainty, heartache, racial oppression and political turmoil going on in our country right now. I know my daily spiritual practices provide an anchor for me in the stormy seas of the pandemic, police brutality, systemic racism, and a deep cry for justice, as well as whatever personal challenges I face. May this offering help quiet your mind, provide calm and clarity to hear the wisdom of your body and enhance your own practices of peace.

This comes from my heart, may it be received by your heart.