Author Archive | Cher

today is day 10

I’ve been able to keep up with these, and for that I am thankful because it’s been a particularly busy week. I am tired though, and that is noticeable in how I feel. Should I meditate when I am tired? Read More

7th day

I am thrilled that I’ve been able to mediate 7 days in a row, but I know these have been very short, and don’t compare to the meditations I do with my dharma class. I’m very hopeful though that I Read More

Day 5 and Buddhist principals

Day 5 is done. I enjoy these lessons because they are very practical. I also see much incorporation of Buddha in these teachings. Loving kindness, nonsecular practice, and even the image of having the inner critic for tea, are concepts Read More

Day 4, complete!

Today is a workday. It took me all day and almost to bedtime to get this practice in. Frustrating, but I am hell-bent on getting it done. I get busy at work and want to do so much… sitting isn’t Read More

Mental noting, third day of challenge

I’ve been taking a dharma class that meets once a month for about 4 months. I’ve enjoyed it greatly,  however, much of the work is independent. Because of the holidays, trips, and other excuses, I’ve sometimes been lax in practice. Read More

Second day challenge

I sat for a few minutes and listened to the second day meditation. This meditation would be perfect for a work day, while I am trying to meditate in my office! My house is quiet, and outside of the hum Read More

Great opportunity

I am so grateful that my friend sent this link for the 28-day meditation challenge. I am studying Buddhism, but find I have a hard time “sitting” every day. I love this because I get a daily reminder and an Read More


May all beings be happy ♡