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Daily Practice 2017.09.14 – Where will you find your bliss today?

Daily Practice 2017.09.14 – Where will you find your bliss today?

Meditation Yesterday, I had what I would uncategorically classify as a good day. I felt uplifted, peaceful, and secure at the end of my work. And I came home to chicken parmesan (of the gluten free variety) cooked by my dear partner, Robert. I have been reflecting on what made it a good day. It boiled down to community. I met with one of the youth from our Sunday worship service who had pretty profound questions about the nature of prayer and God and community. We were able to talk. In our talk, we talked about the other youth in detention. Their parents that come visit them and such. She said, "I don't have anybody." Later, as we talked about what she is facing (it's serious), she said, "But I face this myself." I thought, "That is a damned lie." Nobody has to face things alone. She m...