The Practice of Meditation

The Practice of MeditationThe practice of meditation is a powerful spiritual tool. It is the first step to the conscious awareness of our Divine self. That is why it is the first practice we learn in my series of classes “Into the Mystic.

When we practice meditation we focus the mind on the breath. Then we are able to feel our own energy and spirit. The thoughts are no longer in control distracting us from who we truly are, spirit in physical form.

Through simple techniques when we practice meditation we can learn to get centered and let go of stress, fear, doubt and limiting beliefs.

With a regular practice of meditation we have the ability to go within to access our intuition. This inner truth that comes from the source always guides us to our highest and best potential. Trust it.

Painting by my niece Lorraine Brennan.

Our Inner Lamp

Practice Meditation, Let's Meditate

Each time we meditate we add a drop of oil to our inner lamp.  One drop alone is hardly noticeable. Consistently meditating over time enriches our life as it fills our lamp to brim with oil. Our thoughts no longer control us. Instead we develop a relationship with the master within, our higher power.

This awareness of our true nature and our inner lamp is the seat of our empowerment as a spiritual being. We become more aware of our own energy and our place in the world.  Innate gifts within reveal themselves to us in the moment. Our world opens up to us with unlimited possibilities.

Our Sacred Space

Practice Meditation, Let's MeditateLet’s find a quiet place, our sacred space without distractions for our meditation. Ideally a meditation room would be wonderful or a designated side of a room.  Turn off the phones, and let loved ones know that this is our sitting time and that we are not to be disturbed for about 20 minutes. This is about our commitment to our own well being and what works for us.

Our sacred space needs to have a cushion or chair for us to sit on comfortably. Try different cushions and chairs and see what feels good. It is important for our body to relax so that we can let go and focus. If our body is uncomfortable we will be distracted. Simple yoga stretches help to prepare the body for sitting during our session.


Breathe and relax then take three cleansing breaths as we begin to bring our focus within us. Continue to breathe nice and easy as we keep our focus on each breath.

When our mind becomes activated we bring our thoughts back to the moment relaxing as we continue to breathe. Pay attention to the spaces between the breaths. All we have is this moment and our breath. All is well.

We are Spirit

Remember who we are. We are spirit. Know that we are beautiful beings of love and light. Our essence is love.

We are not our body. We are not our mind. We are not our feelings. We are spirit.

It is through meditation in silence that we experience who we truly are, Divinity itself. We fall in love with ourselves, God and the world knowing that we are one.

Contact Maureen if you are interested in her Meditation Classes and Into the Mystic Classes.

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“Maureen and Ferenz’s meditations and music are exceptionally healing for the very reason that they allow the listener to do nothing but receive. We surrender and let the healing be done through us, and so remember that, as Spirit, we are always whole and One with the Divine.”

Helen D. Vandeman, author, Reality Is But a Dream: A Multicultural Exploration

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“I am treasuring my moments with Maureen and Ferenz on the beautiful meditation CD.
It is peaceful and rich with soothing imagery and healing.  A true gift for the spirit and soul.”

Rita Marsico, Special Education Teacher, Saugerties, NY

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“My heart is filled with such gratitude for the birth of this creation. The combination of Maureen’s voice and Ferenz’s music blends so beautifully to uplift and heal. It is to be enjoyed.”

Josie Nigro, Spiritual Life Coach and Healer, Woodstock, NY

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“When I listen to ” Collaboration in Spirit” I feel a shift in My spirit. I feel like I’m floating WITH Spirit. At the same time I feel grounded in my self, in love, and one with ALL that is. I feel the sun shine even when it’s raining! It’s SO healing. Thank-You Maureen, Ferenz, and Spirit.”
Debra J. Brooks, Artist, Catskill, New York
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” “COLLABORATION IN SPIRIT” with Maureen Brennan Mercier is one of the most authentic and heart rendering Spiritual Channeling that I had the honor to listen to and absorb.  Maureen always comes from her heart in a gentle guided wisdom that is abundantly healing and through the beauty of her voice captures the voice of all our Ancestors.  She brings you to the recesses of your soul and through her guidance enables you to continue on your journey in an enlightened way.  Please embrace this gift she humbly shares with us.
Ferenz Kallos is a beautiful Spiritual being who is blessed with musical “magic.” His music is of the Angels and Higher Beings which adds further beauty and brings us to a place of higher consciousness and allows us to go to who we are truly meant to be.”
Valerie Stiehl, Spiritual Facilitator and Author of “Spirit Speaks. Are You Listening?”, Woodstock, New York
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For more than 31 years I have been helping many people from all walks of life and across the world, including India, China and England. Some clients prefer to come see me in person for an Intuitive Reading.

However, the majority of my clients call me for phone sessions. Intuition is unlimited as God is unlimited so it doesn’t matter whether you are in the same room with me or in Hong Kong! My intention is the same – to serve as a channel of clarity and healing to assist you in all areas of your life. Doing this work makes me truly happy and I blessed to be able to help people and do what I love.

When you set up an Intuitive Reading in Saugerties or a phone session with me, it’s best to write down your questions ahead of time. This helps focus your intention on what it you want guidance for in your life.

At the beginning of your Intuitive Reading, I go deep into a meditative state and ask Spirit to allow me to be a clear and pure channel of love, healing and guidance for you. The answer to each question flows through me in words and pictures and the information received is spiritual in nature, yet practical for every day life.

Maureen Brennan Mercier

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