Wildmind Meditation News
Feb 12, 2011
Five-year-old Marissa Roberts was the littlest one in the youth meditation class Sunday at Unity Temple on the Plaza.
Parents know 5-year-olds can be a tad active. But Marissa tried hard to follow the instructions of her teacher, Peggy Mulvihill.
The lighting was dim, with soft lamps and candles and filtered daylight through stained glass windows. The 13 young people, ages 5 to 14, were quiet, waiting for whatever was to come.
They sat on chairs in a circle, with a small table in the center of the room.
What does it mean to meditate, Mulvihill asked. Several children were first-timers to the class that started in September. Many of their parents were …