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This week we will continue to explore the theme of life in transitions. Last week, on Sunday, I talked about the idea there comes a point in life where what has worked in the past no longer serves the highest good. It is a time to choose a new path and transition to new ways of being and doing in...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2019
Change is one of the very few constants in our lives. From the moment we are born to the day we die we are in a constant state of change. Cells die and are renewed. Babies transition to infants, to toddlers, to teenagers, and on it goes. Each stage and each moment brings us to a new place in the...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019
It is with great honor and privilege, that I have been ask to offer my thoughts on inclusion as we prepare for Black History Month. As someone who has been on this "Spiritual" path for over 20 years. I have come to identify myself as a Spiritual Being, having a very temporary human experience.That...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019
One of the typical issues ministers, myself included, face when counseling congregants is relationship issues. Interestingly I see relationships as a perfect laboratory to do our spiritual work. Rev Pat Williamson, my mentor, use to tell me that it is easy to be spiritual in a cave, though I often...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, January 17, 2019
Sunday is the White stone Ceremony. The White Stone is the 2nd step to the Burning Bowl. With the Burning Bowl we release what no longer serves us and with the White Stone we set, with Spirits guidance, a clear intention for the coming year. The intention is not so much what we will do but the...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, January 3, 2019
Quick easy way to describe Unity to those who ask without getting into jargon or theology. Adapt for yourself.1. Unity is based in prayer and healing with the goal of helping each individual on their spiritual journey. We believe that every person is connected and whole-we are One.2.Unity is a...
By: rnelson
Posted: Monday, December 17, 2018
The holidays are one of the most joyous times of the year, for many. Family and friends gather to share presents and remembering the year events. It is a time of great celebration and joy. But, let’s remember it is a time of great stress, feelings of loss and grief, and a general sense of...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, December 13, 2018
This week Gerry Boylan will be speaking on the Advent topic of Love. (For those of you familiar with Advent yes this is out of order). When we speak of awakening to Divine Love this is far greater love then what we, as humans, normally speak of. Divine Love transcends space and time. It exceeds the...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2018
Recently I reread Richard Bach's Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah. Great book, easy read, filled with principles and spiritual teachings. When the student failed at one of his exercises and said I just don't have enough Faith, the Reluctant Messiah told him it had nothing to do with...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, November 29, 2018
One of the things I have realize as I both get older and continue my spiritual journey is how little I actually know and this is a good thing. Thinking I know blocks me from ever deeper awareness or possibilities. When I was younger I thought I knew everything. In seminary I thought I knew the...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2018

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