“Living boldly and vibrantly does not mean denying my fears,” said the Daily Word a few years ago.
Did it happen? Does it matter? The event we celebrated on Easter is one of the greatest plot twists in the history of storytelling, but does it have any bearing on our day-to-day lives? Even those who were there at the time it happened had a hard time grasping the implications of this event. They… Read More
By Wednesday of each week an “Order of Service” has come together for the upcoming Sunday. That document results from the input of a variety of people—Cathy Schwanke starts it off, filling in the volunteers for the week, suggesting readings, affirmations. Alice Cooper and others are consulted regarding announcements. Dona Holloway lets us know what… Read More
Authentic community happens when people get to know each other and for all of human history, one of the primary ways people have gotten to know each other is over a meal, says, the author, Mike Graves in his insightful, Table Talk, Rethinking Communion and Community. The word “companions” literally means “those who break bread together.”
In Unity we hold fast to the power of positive thinking, hold fast to this central idea: Our thoughts create our lives or put another way: change your thoughts; change your life. If this is true, then ponder this: What thoughts were being held in mind by Jesus to create the events known as the passion—the betrayal, the trial, the crucifixion?
Resurrection! We are a people of resurrection. Living out of this mystery changes how you see the world. Join us this Sunday, Easter Sunday, to celebrate the mystery, majesty, and power of this high Holy day. We have a special service planned. Bring your friends and family. All Are Welcome!
In the introduction to his magnum opus, The Metaphysical Bible Dictionary, Unity co-founder Charles Fillmore said, “The Bible is from Genesis to Revelation, in its inner or spiritual meaning, a record of the experiences and the development of the human soul and of the whole being of humankind; it is also a treatise on humanity’s… Read More
God was not angry! Cynthia Bourgeault, Episcopalian priest and spirtual author I could not find blame and anger anywhere in God. Richard Rohr, Catholic priest, quoting Julian of Norwich Nowhere in Luke do we find a picture of an angry, vindictive God that needs to be placated by a friendly Jesus. David J. Lose, Lutheran… Read More
Ask sociologists, historians, pretty much anyone who has studied the impact of world events on human development, and most will say that what we encounter during our Lenten journey (the events leading up to the resurrection we celebrate on Easter) changed the trajectory of Western civilization.
Forty days of flooding in the Book of Genesis, a forty-day walk by Elijah to the mountain of God, forty years of wandering through the wilderness heading to the Promised Land, forty days of temptation in the desert. Floods, wilderness wanderings, and desert temptations—these stories are not so much history or geography as they are… Read More