Let Spirit Take the Lead

Life is a great mystery, isn’t it? Why are we drawn to certain things and not others? What is our purpose? Why are we even here? Maybe you all know exactly why you are here but my idea of myself and my purpose is constantly unfolding for me. I love it when Spirit takes the…

From My Heart

A few days ago I learned that Rev. Pattie has accepted a position to be the senior minister of the Huntington Beach Center for Spiritual Living. While my heart is overjoyed for her to have this new adventure, it is a little sad too. The other night, lying in bed and trying to quiet my…

New Year, New Beginnings

Who doesn’t want to have greater happiness and contentment, more fulfilling relationships and deeper feelings of peace and well-being? In her book Judgment Detox, Gabrielle Bernstein writes that we all have one problem in life and we all have the same solution.  The problem: we have separated from love.  Our solution: return to love. The…

Start the New Year with Essential Ernest

Beginning Tuesday, January 22, 2019, at 6:30 p.m., Dr. Heather will offer The Essential Ernest Holmes, a powerful, 10-week course written by Dr. Jesse Jennings and based on the book he put together. It is one of Dr. Heather’s favorite classes because students get to explore Ernest’s ideas and compare what Ernest Holmes has written…

Acoustic Guitar Concert

Acoustic guitarist, Hiroya Tsukamoto, comes to the Center on Friday, January 25, at 7:30 p.m. to delight us with his tranquil and soulful music. From Japan, Tsukamoto’s music has been described as “an innovative, impressionistic journey filled with earthy, organic soundscapes that impart a mood of peace and tranquility.” Cost to attend the concert is $25…

Finding JOY

At this time of year, the word joy gets sprinkled about like glitter. We hear it in songs, “Joy to the World.” And we see it on greeting cards, “Wishing you a joyous holiday season.” But with all the hustle and bustle do we fully and consciously know joy.A few years ago, I took a…

Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher

The other day after a particularly emotional week, I started to think about the movie Ghostbusters 2. It’s the one where the Ghostbusters bring the Statue of Liberty to life using green slime and the song “Your Love is Lifting Me Higher” to save New York. With all the news and stuff going on in…

Power of Your Word

Dr. Heather starts a new class, Power of Your Word, on Tuesdays starting October 30, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The Power of Your Word runs for 8 weeks offering an introduction to affirmative prayer and designed to teach the basics. Thrilled to be teaching this class, Dr. Heather says it focuses on her favorite spiritual…