12 Mar '12, 5pm

Meditation: The Pearl In The Oyster | Care2 Healthy Living (L-M)

Meditation: The Pearl In The Oyster | Care2 Healthy Living (L-M)

An oyster may not like that irritating grain of sand in its shell but it manages to transform it into a precious pearl. That’s quite a feat. Just like beautiful roses growing out of smelly manure, or a delicate butterfly emerging out of a caterpillar. It’s a process of transformation and, luckily, meditation does exactly the same thing for us, as through it we awaken to the exquisiteness of our own true nature. By sitting quietly with awareness of whatever is going on in our life, however irritating or challenging it may be, we can gain a greater picture by seeing around it, through it, and beyond it. In this way annoyance is transformed into acceptance and insight, challenges into clarity, shit into gold. Adversity is as much a stimulus for change as it forms the compost from which we grow. As it gains popularity, so a huge amount is being written about meditation—what it...

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care2.com 22 Mar '12, 7pm

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care2.com 11 Mar '12, 10pm

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care2.com 11 Mar '12, 9pm

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care2.com 10 Mar '12, 1pm

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care2.com 10 Mar '12, 4pm

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care2.com 10 Mar '12, 7pm

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care2.com 10 Mar '12, 6pm

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care2.com 11 Mar '12, 12am

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care2.com 14 Mar '12, 10pm

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care2.com 17 Mar '12, 3pm

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care2.com 09 Mar '12, 8pm

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care2.com 09 Mar '12, 10pm

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The Evils of Monsanto | Care2 Healthy Living

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care2.com 20 Mar '12, 5pm

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care2.com 09 Mar '12, 6pm

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care2.com 09 Mar '12, 1am

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