Meditation: A Practice?

Psychologist, author and teacher Kay Goldstein offers an answer to the question of why meditation is called a practice. She writes:
We are cultivating our inner self, tending to the weeds and fertilizing the plant with our loving intention. Meditation requires attention, nurture, dedication and certainly a measure of faith. While some results are both measurable (by science) and felt tangibly by regular meditators, it is often only in retrospect that we see and understand the growth of our consciousness, the changes in our actions.
Read the rest of her thoughts in The Huffington Post blog's Living section.