In the Circle Chant

Several years ago, our very own Rev. Karyn Allen and Rick Dale of AllenDale composed an original chant, In the Circle, for our congregation. This Sunday, as our guest vocalists and song leaders, they will lead us into meditation with this chant. In the circle I belong In that Peace do I awaken To the…

Spiritual Inspiration on the Phone

Does all this computer technology have you missing a good old-fashioned phone call? While the world is practicing safer at-home practices, more spiritual centers, including ours, have turned to internet technologies like Facebook, Zoom, FaceTime and Google Hangouts. But, Dr. Heather has not forgotten about the benefits of phone calls. Starting Wednesday, April 8, Dr.…

Our Actions Are Making a Difference

Dear Friends, I miss you. I miss your hugs, your presence and your warmth. And I am so proud of you for staying away, for staying home and sheltering in place. I know it is hard for us not to hug our friends. I know it is hard, but if we remember why we are…

Believing in Something More

I’m a huge fan of The Crown on Netflix and binge-watched all of season three over the holidays. In a recent episode, Prince Philip realizes he has lost his faith. The character says, “It’s been more of a gradual thing: a drip, drip, drip of doubt, disaffection, disease, discomfort. … [and] compulsive over-exercising. An inability…

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…

Becoming a Blessing by Making Space

Dr. Rachel Naomi Remen’s book, “My Grandfather’s Blessings” is opening my heart and mind. Dr. Remen writes exquisitely about the wisdom of her grandfather and her own approach to patients who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. She also writes about other doctors and how their presence, not their medical expertise, was often what…