On Second Thought

As Science of Mind students, we know “thoughts are things;” thoughts create the very foundation that anchors our lives. In fact, the two most powerful spiritual practices prescribed are affirmative prayer and affirmations, both designed to remind ourselves, using words, how Divine we are. We also know that while our being is Divine Perfection, we…

World Peace Meditation December 31

For years our Center has participated in the World Peace Meditation and Patrick Freeman, RScP, led the meditation event since 2015. Patrick is a veteran and an advocate for peace who shows up every year at 3:45 a.m. to open the doors of the sanctuary, invite everyone in and lead the consciousness for peace. This…

Joyful Christmas Eve Service

Join your spiritual family for an experience of wonder and joy at our family-centered Christmas Eve Candle-lighting service, 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 24. The Christmas sing-a-long starts at 4:45 p.m. Rev. Judee Chapman will be joined by our ministers and practitioner to present the Christmas message. Children from our congregation will light the God…

Making Space for Meditation

Imagine living daily from that place of feeling truly “enough.” I believe it can come from meditation, the practice of acknowledging that we are greater than our culture, our judgments, and our story. I recently stumbled upon Kyle Cease. He is a former comedian who found his calling as a thought leader and wrote a…

Best Class for New Science of Mind Students!!

On the Spiritual Path Join practitioner and trustee Aidan Greaney for Science of Mind 101, On the Spiritual Path, starting Sunday, October 13 and running for 8-weeks. The class will walk students through the Science of Mind textbook to understand the foundation of our teaching. It’s a wonderful class for beginners looking to understand how…

Mentally in the Game

Mention autumn and many people think of Friday night lights, favorite teams, tailgating, and football. As a long-time football fan, I’m right there with much of America, spending Sunday afternoons around the TV rooting for my favorite team. My husband’s favorite team is the Oakland Raiders, so in August we watched HBO’s Hard Knocks. Hard…

The Science Behind Science of Mind

I just love when modern science supports what Ernest Holmes declared nearly 100 years ago. Recently, I discovered an appreciation for podcasts. While hopping from one inspiring podcast to the next, I found Dr. Sasha Heinz, a positive psychologist and life coach. I think, if Ernest was living today, he might also be considered a…

The Stories We Tell Ourselves

Recently, I watched Brene Brown’s Call to Courage on Netfix. This one-hour talk was funny, insightful and inspiring in true Brene fashion. I absolutely recommend watching it. One of my greatest take-aways was this: “When faced with uncertainty, we are hardwired to make up a story.” But, it is up to us what that story…