Connecting With Source

“I Was Told to LiveBy some inner mystic Presence,I was told to live, and to love, to laugh and be glad.I was told to be still and know of the One Almighty Power, in and through all.I was told to let that Power work through and for me.I believed that voice and I received my…

Meditation Can Bring World Peace …Join Us!

Join us at the Center for Spiritual Living Capistrano Valley at 4:00 a.m. PST on Thursday December 31st. World Peace and Healing Meditation Please arrive at 3:45 a.m. – Bring a friend! Bring a Veteran!  Meditating for World Peace, The Scientific View  An experiment conducted in the early 1980s, during the height of the Lebanon…

Meditation Can Bring World Peace …Join Us!

Join us at the Center for Spiritual Living Capistrano Valley at 4:00 a.m. PST on Thursday December 31st. World Peace and Healing Meditation Please arrive at 3:45 a.m. – Bring a friend! Bring a Veteran!  Meditating for World Peace, The Scientific View  An experiment conducted in the early 1980s, during the height of the Lebanon…

Training the Puppy

The only puppy I have ever had was a beautiful Saint Bernard puppy whose name was Elsie. It was the worst possible time for me to learn how to train a puppy, especially one who would grow so big. I was a newly-wed and also in my first career as a middle school teacher, having…

Training the Puppy

The only puppy I have ever had was a beautiful Saint Bernard puppy whose name was Elsie. It was the worst possible time for me to learn how to train a puppy, especially one who would grow so big. I was a newly-wed and also in my first career as a middle school teacher, having…

The Five Pillars of Spirituality

Tuesday September 8 – October 6, 2015 “The Five Pillars of Spirituality” is intended both to introduce newer congregants to the key spiritual practices encouraged in our Center, as well as to provide a “spiritual practice boost” to those already practicing.  As this is a short course (five, 2-hour classes), it is accessible to those…

Why Do We End Our Prayers with “And So It Is”

In the book, The Universe is Calling, Eric Butterworth has a chapter titled, ‘The Great Amen.’ It is a fascinating chapter about the original meaning of the word “Amen.” What does it really mean? Butterworth begins by quoting Shakespeare’s Macbeth. “Macbeth is wallowing in guilt and remorse and says: “I could not say ‘Amen’ when…

Why Do We End Our Prayers with “And So It Is”

In the book, The Universe is Calling, Eric Butterworth has a chapter titled, ‘The Great Amen.’ It is a fascinating chapter about the original meaning of the word “Amen.” What does it really mean? Butterworth begins by quoting Shakespeare’s Macbeth. “Macbeth is wallowing in guilt and remorse and says: “I could not say ‘Amen’ when…

Dean Sluyter Natural Meditation Workshop Video

There’s No Trying in Meditation Just as water runs naturally downhill … just as leaves float naturally to the ground … anyone can settle naturally into meditation. Not trying, just allowing — not doing, just being. The key is effortlessness. Whether you’re a complete novice or you’ve “tried it before,” if you can breathe you…