Do You Have the Power to Stop God?

Have you ever denied your identity? When I watch one of my favorite musicals, Les Miserables, I am always moved by the goodness of the protagonist, Jean Val Jean. He was a man who was cruelly and brutally incarcerated for stealing a loaf of bread. Released from prison after nineteen years of unjust punishment, he…

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…

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.…

No Need to Keep It Secret

Recently I was asked to bless our new business neighbors, Evolution Hospitality. The president of the company asked about our Center, what we believed, and what denomination we were. I answered that we are spiritual, honoring the golden thread of truth that flows through all religions, and that we believed that consciousness was creative. Immediately…

Brave Enough to Surrender

Are you brave enough to surrender?  At first this seems like an oxymoron like adult children or barely dressed. But taking a deeper look, we can see that it takes real courage to let go and let God, to surrender to a greater ideal. We celebrate Palm Sunday using the genius of Andrew Lloyd Weber…

Finding Our Place in Life

Many years ago, when I taught elementary school, I loved to teach easy, fun, joy-filled songs. One of my favorites was “All God’s Creatures Got a Place in the Choir.” Recently I found two video versions that tickled my heart. I am going to share them with you because they reminded me of a simple…

Effective Prayer Starts With You

Rev. Dr  Heather Clark Why aren’t my prayers answered? Does the Big Daddy have something against me? NO! I don’t think so. The aspect of the Divine that answers prayers is impersonal “gives to all alike.” And is crazy about Its Creation — me and you!. So if my prayers are not answered, then it…