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There are many different ways to practice meditation; it's good to experiment until you find one that seems to suit you.
Christians are commanded to pray in the name of Jesus. It is not a practice reserved just for personal prayers, or prayers rendered in church.
If you do a practice and train your attention to hover in the present, then you will build the internal capacity to do that as needed - at will and voluntarily.
Real lobbying reform must end the practice of corporate lobbyists writing our laws.
Even though NASA tries to simulate launch, and we practice in simulators, it's not the same - it's not even close to the same.
In contemporary art culture, where good looks and clever strategic planning of art careers have become a feature, professional practice may be taught in art schools like a branch of public relations or political science.
In practice, downsizing is too often about cutting your work force while keeping your business the same, and doing so not by investments in productivity-enhancing technology, but by making people pull 80-hour weeks and bringing in temps to fill the gap.
You can practice to learn a technique, but I'm more interested in conceiving of something in the moment.
Getting the government to put money into social programs run by religious institutions is a practice that started during the Clinton years, when Bill Clinton advocated the AmeriCorps program.
I practice and work hard at my music, but I'm not saving lives here.
Harry Connick, Jr.
The problem with the Australian practice of abortion is that an objectively grave matter has been reduced to a question of the mother's convenience.
True virtue would never liken its rewards to points on a loyalty card, not because it is its own reward, but because it is not something we should practice to accrue future benefits.
What is important is not getting intoxicated with a good feeling or getting intoxicated even with an insight. These take many forms in our practice. We go through times of great release, where there has been physical holding for what feels like forever, and something opens up and releases.
I would practice while listening to records or learn from musicians who were better than I was.
We devote our entire lives to becoming good ball players. We take batting practice until our hands bleed.
I usually settle into a routine during the season where I shoot for about 15 or 20 minutes before and after practice, and then do the whole practice.
I start my day with a mind, body, soul practice - yoga, Pilates or meditation.
In an ideal world, an individual's institutional power would be correlated perfectly with his or her value-add. In practice, this is seldom the case.
Futures thinking is hard work. Fortunately, you do get better at it with practice. It's worth the effort.
Practice every time you get a chance.
It happens to the best of them. You lay off singing and your throat gets out of practice. No excuses. I blew it.
Of course, in pro ball, they never hit the quarterback in practice.
A democracy, the realistic observer is forced to conclude, is likely to be idealistic in its feelings about itself, but imperialistic about its practice.
The idea of copyright did not exist in ancient times, when authors frequently copied other authors at length in works of non-fiction. This practice was useful, and is the only way many authors' works have survived even in part.
I'm really trying to dredge up what one might call intellectual and moral material. For example, when do you realize that you are an American? What age does that happen to you? When do you realize what religion your parents practice? When does it all become conscious? I was interested in exploring all of that.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.
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