Being True to the Highest Vision

I don’t know about anyone else, but I can unequivocally state that my life has sped up. Some days, it feels like I am traveling at warp speed. I can picture myself in a wind tunnel with my hair stretching behind me. (Okay, so my hair isn’t long enough to float behind me like a…

A Tribute to Fred and Pattie

In order for a spiritual community to survive, we depend on volunteers; volunteers who are committed and principled and who practice the principles in their daily lives. Fred is such a volunteer, he has the heart of service. As a matter of fact, he is the epitome of selfless service to God or SEVA. Rev.…

Why Resist Change?

Almost everyone wants a more abundant life, but those same people are often resistant to change. I am often one of those people. Life is change. Ever since I took my first breath, I have been changing — and so has every other person. The Science of Mind embraces the Creative Process. It is a…

Angelic Design

John Keats wrote: “Beauty is truth, truth, beauty. That is all you know on earth and all you need to know.” My recent trip to Italy included a trip to the Keats & Shelly museum, located at the bottom of the Spanish Steps. I have been a fan of the Romantic poets since I was…

The Light That Guides Us

As the days get shorter, and the nights feel darker, I want to increase the light around me. I have three houseplants in my kitchen window: two orchids and a cactus.  They are leaning into the light. It is natural for people to lean into the light, too. But the light that guides us, is…

Holiday Traditions

Last Monday we had our monthly ministers meeting, the other ministers take turns opening the meeting with a spiritual practice. At our last meeting, Rev. Carla led a beautiful and connecting spiritual practice. It was fun, sweet, and opened me to thinking some higher thoughts. Jenga as a Spiritual Practice She brought a Jenga game…

Being Blessed By Changing Your Mind

I am a life-long learner. I like to consider myself as teachable. Sometimes I am. Have you ever had an experience that wasn’t to your liking, and then made up a story about it? Since we are meaning-making beings, it is a normal thing to do. However, if the story makes you a victim, it…

Gifts for the Newborn Child

Today I found out that I am a grand aunt. The baby arrived November 27 weighing 6 lbs 9 ounces. Her parents, Anra and Ryan Clark, named her Lela Marian Clark in honor of both her great grandmothers. I am thrilled for everyone concerned and also for the world. I know Mom would be honored…

Listening as a Spiritual Practice

Have you ever noticed that when you are thinking about a certain thing, those same ideas pop out of nowhere in many places? I recently I began teaching a class on The Power of Your Word . The class is organized by introducing a new spiritual practice each week. The first week practice was Keeping a Journal,…