A Place Called Home

I have lived in many places from the tiny rural villages I was raised in, to cosmopolitan cities. Each one has a special place in  my heart. When I knew I was being called to southern California, I was living in Calgary, Alberta. Calgary is a great city, close to the mountains. I has a…

Ordination Celebration Sunday, November 23, 2014

The Center for Spiritual Living Capistrano Valley Cordially invites you to the Ordination Ceremony for Rev. Karyn Allen Rev. Bruce Fredenburg Rev. Pattie Mercado Sunday, November 23 At 4:00 p.m. Reception immediately following Ministerial Robed Processional Please RSVP to Diane Hennessy 949-240-6463 or diane@cslcv.org Center for Spiritual Living Capistrano Valley 1201 Puerta Del Sol San Clemente,…

The Gift of Friendship

Over the years I have noticed something strange about myself. i was always a very sensitive child…at three years old sobbed about Bambi’s mother being shot when the story was being read to my older sister. I still make certain I have lots of tissues in my purse when I go to the movies no matter whether going…

I feel so used.

How can I serve today?  There are times in our life when we feel really useful. We may feel everything is going well, we have direction, we have connections, and we are being called upon by others for assistance. These are the times to reflect upon the idea of being used. Some of us do…