03/03/2019: Basic Practices 4- Zeal
Zeal is one of our inherant abilities in life: the ability to be enthusiastic. Enthusiasm motivates us and helps us to more readily activate our other abilities, which helps us live more optimally in the world. As with all of our abilities, enthusiasm can also go astry if used from our sense consciousness. Licensed Teacher Susan Smith presents today's lesson.
02/24/2019 Practice #3 - Spiritual Community (New Members)
Spiritual Community is where we learn to live together authentically. We learn to assume the best of one another, and grant one another grace to try what may be a very new way of being in the world. Today is also the day we affirm our leadership council and welcome new members into our community.
02/17/2019- Thoughts, Words, I AM (with Teri Wilder)
Our words and our thoughts are important. The things we say have an effect, on us and on others. The way we talk about ourselves is especially important. Today we have a guest, singer-songwriter Teri Wilder, who supports the message with her music. Thank you, Teri.
02/10/2019 Basic Practices: Affirmative Prayer
Our fourth Unity principle is that prayer and meditation are the tools we use to train our minds and most optimally align our thoughts and feelings with Truth. Hint...affirmative prayer is probably not the type of prayer you grew up with.
02/03/2019: OOMPA- ACTION!
We've come to the 5th principle (note: #4, Prayer and Meditation, was not recorded due to technical difficulties. Check out the new series, Basic Practices, on 02/10/2019 for a lesson on Affirmative Prayer) O= One Power, One Presence O= Original Good M= Mind Action P= Prayer and Meditation A= ACTION!
01/20/2019: OOMPA- Mind Action
The Five Basic Principles: O= One Power, One Presence O= Original Good M= Mind Action.
11/11/2018 Myrtle's Practices #6: Work, Change, Willingness
Just because we're good at something doesn't mean its the only thing we should ever do. Myrtle reminds us that sometimes change is an invitation to look deeper within ourselves and see what new, higher expression of Good may be emerging.
11/04/2018 Myrtle's Practices #5: Abundance
Myrtle reminds us we have everything we need. We need to claim it,
10/28/2018 Myrtle's Practices #4: Denials and Affirmations
In a week which saw more horrific violence, this time aimed at a community of faith, we start with Myrtle's declaration that "We boldly deny evil". It can be a challenge to speak such words and know the Truth in the face of such events. Additionally, at the beginning of our service, Leadership Council member Birke Earl shares what our mission statement means to her. "Affirming Oneness, we inspire, empower, and support practical spiritual growth through prayer, meditation, and service to our community, in an atmosphere of love, joy, peace and prosperity for all."
10/21/2018 Myrtle's Practices #3: Rest.
We all seem to have a tendency to feel that if things are difficult, they aren't worthwhile. Those two words - difficult and worthwhile - are not actually synonyms, and one is not a prerequisite to the other. When we cultivate Faith, we cultivate the ability to trust. When we trust, we have no reason to stress and strain.