Christmas Eve Service in San Clemente

Christmas Eve Service in San Clemente.  Doors open at 4:30 and caroling begins at 4:45. Come and join us to celebrate the beauty of the season with our annual candle lighting ceremony. Take time to find that place of peace, silence and beauty within.  Where ever you are on your spiritual journey know that you…

Christmas Eve Service in San Clemente

Christmas Eve Service in San Clemente.  Doors open at 4:30 and caroling begins at 4:45. Come and join us to celebrate the beauty of the season with our annual candle lighting ceremony. Take time to find that place of peace, silence and beauty within.  Where ever you are on your spiritual journey know that you…

It Actually Was Perfect

Sometimes we get so caught up in crafting the perfect memories we don’t see what is right in front of us. Or “Christmas Television with Ella” or “How I Caught Myself Being A Holdiay Cynic” either way it’s a reminder that sometimes things are just perfect as they are. This is a little memory I…

It Actually Was Perfect

Sometimes we get so caught up in crafting the perfect memories we don’t see what is right in front of us. Or “Christmas Television with Ella” or “How I Caught Myself Being A Holdiay Cynic” either way it’s a reminder that sometimes things are just perfect as they are. This is a little memory I…

Thinking About Perfection and Practice

“Well, that sounds like courage” she said. I remember when I first heard “it’s yoga practice not yoga perfect.” It was such a revelation. It was releasing and demanding all at the same time. It meant I could release the need to for perfection but I couldn’t release being present. It meant that I might…

Thinking About Perfection and Practice

“Well, that sounds like courage” she said. I remember when I first heard “it’s yoga practice not yoga perfect.” It was such a revelation. It was releasing and demanding all at the same time. It meant I could release the need to for perfection but I couldn’t release being present. It meant that I might…

Meditation, Purpose & Emerson

What is your plot of land? This Sunday was our final week in our month on meditation. Rev. Dr. Heather Clark talked about using meditation as a tool to connect with the very essence of who we are and to ask how to manifest our good in the world. To ask “What is trying to…

Meditation, Purpose & Emerson

What is your plot of land? This Sunday was our final week in our month on meditation. Rev. Dr. Heather Clark talked about using meditation as a tool to connect with the very essence of who we are and to ask how to manifest our good in the world. To ask “What is trying to…

Words, Intentions and Transitive Verbs

All the World’s a Stage. You write the text. You pick your transitive verbs. Words are powerful. We talk about that all the time. The Intention behind our words is just as powerful, maybe more so. At the Center for Spiritual Living we talk a lot about “Tools for Transformation.” In fact this month is…