Meditation: My First Encounter

My first attempts at meditation took place at a 35-day spiritual retreat. I had never done anything spiritual before in my life (unless you...

Charting the Heavens in January

The Sun, traveling through Capricorn this month, emboldens us to own our personal authority and enter more fully into life with a renewed sense...

The Practice of Meditation

My family loves the board game Risk. In the game, every player receives armies that are strategically placed on various countries. The goal is...

Why Meditate? A Former College Partier’s Perspective

Like little children peeking their eyes from behind small hands, the thoughts come up and hold my attention. That's when I realize I'm in...

Being Alive…Now And Why Today is the Start of Something New

I couldn't help leaving the movie theater last night wondering why any of us choose to live life waiting for something to happen, as...

Focal Point Meditation

In a work of art, the center of visual attention - not necessarily the physical center of the work - is called the focal...

Playing: A Missing Ingredient in Schools

I found the following poem on the wall of an examination room in a pediatrician's office: I tried to teach my...

Group Meditation

During the last 200 years on Earth, life has changed drastically from living off the land and being in touch daily with nature and...

Meditation Is About You!

Years ago when I was learning to meditate, it was suggested to me that I invite others to join me in my meditation. As...

New Year, New Growth

We spend January 1 walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched....

January 2008: The Year of the Beginning

Edge Life Magazine will be 16 years old this year. Factor in Edge Life Expos and Events and we have another eight years of...

Meditation: A Discipline of Mind

The idea of meditation and its practice has germinated within our cultural paradigm for decades. Generally, it conjures up perceptions created by TV and...

Positive Trends fulfill Predictions for Group Meditation Study

The results are in from the first 500 days of the Invincible America Assembly in Iowa - the first-ever scientific demonstration project to document...

Diving Within Yields Incredible Results

In our society, where stress is a given factor of college culture, one might wonder how a busy college student could afford to take...

Question Your Thinking: Musings on Love, Sex and Relationships

An excerpt from the new book Question Your Thinking, by Byron Katie. It is published by Hay House and available at all bookstores or...

News from the Edge

Michael Monroe's WintersongMINNEAPOLIS-Michael Monroe, a noted Minnesota guitarist and vocalist, celebrates winter on his latest CD collection of vocal and instrumental music, Wintersong, with...

Light Speed Learning – An Interview with Thomas Morton

Light Speed Learning (LSL) is the ability to comprehend and retain information starting at 20,000 words per minute (2 pages per second) up to...