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meditate upon (something)

To reflect on or think about something with calm, introspective contemplation. After the bankruptcy of my company, I took some time off to meditate upon what went wrong. If you feel yourself becoming overwhelmed by stress or anxiety, take some time each day and meditate upon the positive things in your life.
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Stowe's fellow New Englander, Louisa May Alcott, worked as a nurse in a Union Army hospital until laid low by typhoid, and afterwards recorded and meditated upon her experiences in Hospital Sketches.
Housman's life is being meditated upon by one of the theater's preeminent playwrights uptown, the life of a wordsmith of a vastly different stripe, the rapper Tupac Shakur, is the subject of a surprisingly similar play by a promising newcomer downtown.
/ We could not / in our limit / read the transfigurations / the source / of all numbers." The acts of the universe gazed and meditated upon, "perhaps [allowing us to] draw a proof of something."
Not another word was said in the press or on television about who she was, no columnist meditated upon that round, radiant face appearing in her postage-stampsized obit photo.
(Chin, Kung - an ) In Zen Buddhism, the problem or case to be meditated upon. Frequently paradoxical, and usually concerned with the savings and actions of Chinese Ch ' an (Zen) masters, it is one of the methods used for training in Japanese Rinzai Zen.
20, I meditated upon countless thoughts while attempting to put into perspective the helter-skelter season I was experiencing.
"Priestly celibacy is a precious gift of Christ to his church, a gift that must continually be meditated upon and strengthened, especially in the deeply secularized modern world," Hummes said in a full-page article he wrote for the Vatican newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano, Feb.