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This week we continue our series the Christ in Training with a talk on judgment. Judgment can often be a difficult topic to understand. Judgment as a spiritual tool is the ability to discern and make wise choices. Judgment relates to the 12 Power of Wisdom and the power to evaluate. Judgment is...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, April 19, 2018
This week continue our series based on Gerry Boylan's book Christ in Training. This week Rev Val will speak on Love, a deeper more authentic Love that springs from the essence of our Divine self. There are many types of Love but the Love we speak of this week is the pure, unfiltered, unconditional...
By: rnelson
Posted: Monday, April 16, 2018
One of the things I always ask of first time visitors is "what of all the choices you have on a Sunday morning had you take the time and make the effort to come spend the time with us." I am curious about what the driving forces are that have people come together. I get a variety of answers. Some...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, April 5, 2018
 This Sunday is Easter, one of the most holy days in Christianity. Most of us have had an experience of Easter in our lives. Even those of us who were not raised in a church community have some experience of what Easter means to the Christian faith. Everybody experience will be different based on...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, March 29, 2018
  Sunday is Palm Sunday typically celebrated as Jesus triumphant entry into Jerusalem. In Unity we teach, or at least I teach, it is about the choices we are guided to make. We know the story and what Jesus was about to face. The mythology of the Jesus story is he knew this as well and made the...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, March 22, 2018
I been working for a number of years on the idea of mirroring and while I was preparing my talk last week on thoughts held in mind I spent considerable time contemplating the idea. If you remember from the talk I said we are always in a story. I create the story of my life based on past experiences...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, March 8, 2018
This week we continue to explore the discipline and practice of Lent by exploring one of the key principles of Unity; the power of our thoughts. Unity’s 3rd principle teaches that "the external reality we experience with our five senses is not fixed but rather the results of the thoughts and...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, March 1, 2018
I realized today that I was spiraling into the darkness of depression despair. I have always prided myself, probably one of the first mistakes, on always rising above conditions. Throughout my 63 years on the planet I have faced a variety of challenges, many of my own creation. But, when faced with...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, February 22, 2018
     "Augustine taught that true freedom is not choice or lack of constraint, but being what you are meant to be. Humans were created in the image of God. True freedom, then, is not found in moving away from that image but only in living it out."         This Sunday we begin a new series, Keep A...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018
This week we continue our study of the 4 Agreements by exploring the agreement "don't make assumptions." Seems rather straight forward and simple but like all the agreements there is more to it then first look. I don't know who first coined the phrase "life is meaningless and humans are meaning...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, February 1, 2018

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