How to Get Closer to God through Meditation

Did you ever wonder if God listens to prayers? Pew Research Center did a study in 2016 on prayers and found out that 55% of Americans pray regularly and rely on prayer to guide them with major decisions. On the other hand, scientists have long since been trying to find proof that prayers are answered. In a study done at the San Francisco General Medical Center on cardiac patients, those who prayed suffered less and required fewer therapy treatments than the group that did not pray. Read more…

What Is Meditation and How Can I Start?

Meditation is a mental activity that is done in quiet surroundings for the purpose of reflection and deep thought. In other words, you have to think about something when you meditate. Meditation is not saying “uhmmmm” and trying to sit still for a few minutes. It’s not a just an Eastern tradition where you keep your eyes closed while listening to the steady beat of drums. In fact, meditation is similar to reflection which we all do in one form or another. It can be prayerful or focused on solving daily problems; it is a daily mental spring cleaning activity that will leave you feeling refreshed and ready for what the day will bring. Read more…