Matsiko!

Matsiko in Africa means Hope. And that’s just what these kids brought to our sleepy little Village by the Sea. The Matsiko World Orphan Choir rolled into San Clemente on Thursday afternoon April 25th. Their two day stay was brief but also powerful and life changing. Our family opened our home and hearts to three…

Life’s A Play

LIFE’S A PLAY No one living knows in what sort of life our souls hover prior to birth.  We only belatedly discover that, when the bright lights go on, it’s show time. We come into this world with no idea how to deal with it, or what our part in it is to be.  Because…

We Are Spiritually Supported Always

During our Tuesday night class on The Essential Ernest, students were asked to write a paper on how their thoughts create their reality. Pat  Brencic used what she knows about the importance of a positive attitude to create positive results in her life. She learned  something  about judgment and perception as well. Her writing is so…

Religion 101: Spiritual Not Religious

Which of the world’s religions most accurately defines me as a person? One of my very favorite parts of the service is in the very beginning. “Lighting the Flames of Faith, a Call to Service” when a reverend will light a candle for each of the world’s religions “We perform this ceremony at the start…

Parenting with the Power of I AM

I send my kids into the world equipped with self-worth and shame-resilience. Early in my parenting role, I had the opportunity to take Science of Mind classes at the Center. In class, Dr. Heather made the power of I AM abundantly clear, explaining that when we refer to the I AM we are talking about our Self,…

The Awareness of Autism

As we come to the conclusion to the month of April, autism will remain near and dear to my heart.  In case you didn’t know, April is autism awareness month and those who live their lives surrounded by this diagnosis are trying hard to make you aware.  I’ve done my share of the work, especially…

Matsiko World Orphan Choir In San Clemente

This Friday April 26, 2013 at 7:00pm our center will be hosting the Matsiko World Orphan Choir. Come support these inspiring children in this “Love Offering Concert”  “Matsiko” is the Ugandan word for “hope” a word that embodies both the childen and the songs that they sing. Inspiring all who experience a Matsiko World Orphan Choir performance audiences applaud the…

Not Acting Your Age!

Tanya and Don Tanya and Don are my aunt and uncle. They are about as close to being my parents as you can get. At ages 66 and 67 years old they just won’t act their age! This weekend down in beautiful Mission Bay in San Diego they competed in The International Championship Triathlon. With…

Can Prayer be Taught?

Today I received a telephone call that made my heart sing. Someone very dear to me called me to ask me how to pray. She explained that she knows that she needs to take classes to really learn it, but her friend and sponsor, prays to Jesus and she doesn’t feel this fits her beliefs.…