The other day, I woke up after a sleepover at my grandmother's beautiful northern New Jersey home, and meditated during sunrise.
I went outside and sat in stillness, listening to the sweet sounds of birds and the tinkling of wind chimes. I felt the sun on my skin, and deep peace within my heart and mind.
It was so easy to drop into presence while surrounded by all that natural beauty.
My experience with daily meditation in my cramped, dark (but…