Rituals Worth Keeping

A ritual as defined by Meriam Webster is…  1. of or relating to rites or a ritual  2. according to religious law  3. done in accordance with social custom or normal protocol.   We have developed a ritual here whenever we have money to deposit. We, the ministers and the administrator, take a couple of minutes…

Sixteen Weeks to Transformation

I love the Science of Mind. It has changed my life for the better for over 35 years. I love teaching the Science of Mind.  In 1994, as a fairly new minister, I was asked to join our organization’s Board of Education. I was excited to sit in meetings with some very knowledgeable colleagues, including…

Impersonal Nature of the Divine

It is great to be “Rooted in the Divine,” and it is good to remember that the principle is infallible. It is working all the time for everyone. “The rain falls on the just and the unjust.” Some people might claim that this is very unfair of God, not to reward those who are good…

A Person Develops a Cold

This year was the first time in years that I got a flu shot. I thought that getting a flu shot would be insurance to support the divine idea of health in me as me, but instead I came down with the flu. I just got out of my pajamas for the first time in several…

Making Big Decisions

What do you do when a big decision looms before you? Of course, we all want to make decisions that are in our highest and best interests. These decisions could include buying a home, having a child, adopting a child, getting  a divorce, moving to e new city or starting a new job. Over the…

Don’t Go Back to Sleep

The 13th century mystic, Rumi wrote:  “The breezes at dawn have secrets to tell you.  Don’t go back to sleep! You must ask for what you really want.  Don’t go back to sleep! People are going back and forth across the doorsill where the two worlds touch,   The door is round and open     Don’t go back to…

Focus

Sometimes there are so many thoughts fighting for my attention that it is hard to FOCUS on one. A few months ago I had LASIK surgery in both eyes. During the surgery, I was instructed to keep looking straight up into the green light. I was holding my vision as steady as I could and the two…