Husband Jeff and I have been meditating for some years now, having been part of one meditation group or another for most of the 24 years we have been together. We were initially taught to meditate through the TM movement. It was a movement that seemingly caused Christians deep concern for a variety of reasons, […]
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I went along to an introductory talk on Christian meditation about five years ago. I had read and studied scripture for years and become a secular Franciscan, but still couldn’t find what I was searching for; the how to do it, or how to find what St. Francis had found; freedom, peace and joy. I […]
I came into meditation about five years ago during one of the lowest points of my life. For a number of years my husband had had health problems and my daughter, a solo mother with two children, wasn’t coping at all well. I remember sitting in a counsellor’s officer crying and trying to explain how […]
Twenty years ago, 1989, I was a Presbyterian parish minister in Auckland. I knew how to do most things except pray. The church expected us to have what was usually called “a spiritual life”, but they wanted to know nothing about it. Certainly there was no help in our training, no awareness of the wider […]
The World Community for Christian Meditation is a global spiritual community that continues the work begun by the Benedictine monk John Main. This site is an excellent resource about this rapidly expanding global community. www.wccm.org
CHRISTIAN MEDITATION IN THE LOCAL NZ MEDIA Christian Meditation with children and school students in New Zealand has made the front page in The Dominion Post and also a feature article in The Waikato Times, the Papakura Courier and in the NZ Catholic. Take a moment to explore these links. You will be amazed!