The Big Fat Lie

Traditionally, we have been conditioned to believe that the ideal human is self-reliant and fully independent.  By extension, we have perhaps falsely believed that the ideal human stands tall through adversity and challenges, resolutely sucking it up during...

Compete and Compare

Would we ever consider that there might be competition in a spiritual community? Is it possible that we ever believe that some people are more spiritual than others, more perfect, more enlightened, or simply “more than”? We know that some authors write about levels of...

What Did You Expect?

We know that Order is described as one of the powers in the Twelve Powers of Man written by Charles Fillmore in 1930.  The co-founder of the Unity movement, Fillmore, entitles the chapter on this subject, Spiritual Law and Order.   This sounds a little bit...

Countdown To 2020

I’ve always loved those trendy Advent calendars. You know the ones that appear about this time of year. They are typically bought for the benefit of children who have a hard time knowing “how many days until Christmas.” These one-month calendars often take the form of...

The Collective Power of Unity

In his book, The Universe is Calling, Eric Butterworth leads us on a “deeper dive” in the principle of affirmative prayer, especially its divine power to transform not only our own lives, but also, transform the world around us. Butterworth reminds us, “The...

The Eternal Present Moment

School has resumed which leaves my youngest next-door neighbor playing alone outside with their dog. Watching him play, I was aware that he was TOTALLY in the present moment. Toddling around the backyard pointing to this and that, repeating Judd’s name then pausing,...
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