Every year on this day we celebrate our Emmanuel – our “God is with us” – but did you ever wonder what it really means? Can anyone living in an age of iPods, smart phones and WIFI ever really experience the “God with us” in everyday life?
MS writes: “Is all mindfulness related to the Buddhist practice that is so popular today? I am a Catholic and I have been devoted to the practice of the presence of God and the sacrament of the present moment – which is also a kind of mindfulness. Are these Catholic versions related in any way to the Buddhist version?”