Should we mind “mindfulness”?

“Mindfulness”. It’s been embraced by Google, Transport for London, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Parliament. It’s encouraged by the NHS. And now our children are coming home from school, telling us it’s part of their lessons. What is it? and should we, as parents, be concerned?  What is it? Here’s Jon Kabat-Zinn’s definition, who set up the Stress …

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The Prayer Meeting

A striking feature of the church in Acts is the disciples’ commitment to praying together: Acts 1:12-14, “All these with one accord were devoting themselves to prayer”. Acts 2:42, “they devote themselves to … the prayers”. Acts 4:23-31, “when they had prayed, the place in which they were gathered together was shaken”. Acts 6:4, the apostles …

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