Setting Your Intention: 108 Words to Live By.

Via Benjamin Riggs
on Aug 15, 2011
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A Prayer of motivation and dedication.

~ I wrote the above prayer of intention for the Refuge Meditation Group in Shreveport, Louisiana.

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Ben Riggs is the author of Finding God in the Body: A Spiritual Path for the Modern West. He is also the director of the Refuge Meditation Group in Shreveport, LA and a teacher at Explore Yoga. Ben writes extensively about Buddhist and Christian spirituality on Elephant Journal, and his blog. Click here to listen to the Finding God in the Body Podcast. To keep up with all of his work follow him on Facebook or Twitter.


31 Responses to “Setting Your Intention: 108 Words to Live By.”

  1. tamara says:

    Beautiful! Did you write this Benjamin?

  2. BenRiggs says:

    Yes, I did. Thank you, Tamara.

  3. Theresa says:

    Copied, Printed, Posted, Shared & Taped to the Mirror! THANK YOU <3

  4. BenRiggs says:

    Wow. Glad you liked it!

  5. maria says:

    thank you. needed that 🙂

  6. Tina says:

    This is beautiful! Thank you for sharing.

  7. tanya lee markul says:

    Thank you Ben. Beautiful and inspiring. 🙂

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  8. yogiclarebear says:

    Benjamin, thank you SO MUCH for sharing this. I will be sharing it as well, infusing it into my personal practice, and presenting it to my classes and meditation practice group. Thank you!!!

  9. Ang says:

    Lovely Ben – thanks for sharing. I am going to print this out to put in my journal and in my car with your permission.

  10. tanya lee markul says:

    Just posted to "Featured Today" on the Elephant Yoga homepage.

  11. RFMullane says:

    Thank you….

  12. Tanya Lee Markul says:

    Just posted to "Popular Lately" on the Elephant Yoga homepage.

  13. Teri Dillion says:

    A helpful quote on the need to find our own joy through service. Beautiful.

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  17. Misa Derhy says:

    Amazing, true, inspiring, loving it and sharing just wherever I can ! Thanks to you and thanks to Elephant!

  18. Pamela says:

    You are amazing.

  19. Pamela says:

    Printed it, and carrying it around for a while – just to see if I can tap in a little more with such a reminder, thank you .

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  24. Tammy says:

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  27. path guy says:

    wow! really excellent, thank you !

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  29. jai says:

    I only got about 50 words then it cuts off? anyone else getting this?? tried in ie and chrome?

  30. elephantjournal says:

    Hey Jai,
    Thanks for the heads up—there was something going on with the image, but I've fixed it!
    With elephant love,