Even though Eastern-style meditation techniques such as transcendental meditation and mindfulness are taking the country by storm, researchers at Brown University are sounding the alarm about the very real risks associated with these practices that are getting far too little publicity.
We have had so many questions about whether or not a Catholic can become involved in the practice of mindfulness that we embarked on a months-long study of this trendy new practice that has resulted in a lot more than just another blog. It became a new book entitled, A Catholic Guide to Mindfulness.
During a hilarious rant about the gym, this little girl talks about yoga at the gym, which she describes as as “hineys in your face” and innocently reveals exactly what the teacher said about this so-called “exercise” class.
JW writes: “I once had a lady tell me that if my child has lyme disease that I needed someone to pray over her, that Lyme had something to do with evil. Is this true? What have you heard about Lyme disease?”
We have received questions about a “White Light of Protection Prayer” that seems to be invoking the Archangels. What is this prayer and is it okay to pray it?
We recently had a question about a so-called “Psychic Vampire Repellent” being sold on Gwyneth Paltrow’s outlandish Goop site which supposedly contains tiny “Reiki-charged crystals.” As ridiculous as it might sound, there’s a whole cottage industry devoted to distributing “Reiki-infused” products from jewelry to “kid calming mists” that should alarm anyone familiar with this occult-based practice.
Here’s another reason why you shouldn’t put too much stock in the mainstream media when it comes to honest reporting – the Washington Post’s elite religion writer has just revealed that she has been a life-long enthusiast of the occult and thinks all religions are “magic.”