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…

What Does It Mean to Keep Your Word?

Most everyone knows that there is power in commitment. The famous quote by W.H. Murray:  “Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back. Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation), there is one elementary truth, the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself,…

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…

Psychological Stages and Spiritual Stages of Life

To prepare for this Sunday’s activity on generations within our congregation,  I have been reading about the psychological stages of life and what is achieved in each stage.  What interested me the most was the suggestion that each stage had an existential question associated with it. This work was done by Erik Erikson and added to…

Did They Like Their Gifts?

What are your favorite gifts to give? Are those gifts similar to what you like to receive? During our annual commitment program, we are planning to give some gifts to our congregation. As you may know, the commitment program is a time set aside to renew our commitment to our spiritual home. That renewal involves…

The Journey Begins

“Where two or more are gathered in my name, I am there in the midst of them.” The other night I found myself carpooling to a sacred circle in a silver sedan with Dr. Heather, Rev. Pattie, Diane Henessey and Doris Palardy. I looked around the car and felt honored to be surrounded by such…

15 Transformative Spiritual Practices

As beings on a spiritual path, we understanding that manifesting our good on the outside requires goodness and light on the inside. But, it goes beyond just positive thinking. As we learned last month, our feelings play a significant role in the effectiveness of our thinking. Recently, in talking to a member of our Center,…

Beating Myself Up

Last week I lost my footing in step aerobics and tumbled off my step, rearranging my thumb and tibia from their normal locations. I was embarrassed but my stepper friends assured me that I had fallen gracefully.   Yesterday, to stay on the same theme, I walked smack into a closed glass door. I perceived an…