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.…

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…

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…