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 This week we will explore the idea of "being impeccable with your word." At first glance, years ago when I first read the book, I thought this meant do what you say you are going to do. Walk your talk and to some degree that is part, but only a small part of the practice. This practice demands you...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018
 This weekend we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. The birthday does more then celebrate the man it celebrates the ideas and the dreams of a people. I reflected this week on what the dream means to me and how do I take actions to make manifest the dream. Just a reminder of...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2018
I spoke last week of the many challenges that last year seemed to bring. Challenges individually, collectively, and as a society. Challenges that seemed to strike at the core of my faith and core beliefs. Not a comfortable place to rest  in but what I have found when I am willing to sit in this...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, January 4, 2018
Reflecting on the year 2017 I am reminded of the old Chinese curse "may you live in interesting times." This has certainly been an interesting year; personally, professionally, and collectively. I have had many experiences that have brought me moments of great joy and I have had moments that have...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, December 28, 2017
Please join me in spirit or in person as we celebrate my husband Rev.Jack Poole's life on January 11, 2018 at Unity of Louisville, 757 S. Brook Street, Louisville KY. 4:00 pm reception before and after the service. Jack's Celebration of Life service at 6:00 pm.We request you bring hugs, your...
By: rnelson
Posted: Tuesday, December 26, 2017
I have been reflecting on the Advent season and contemplating the reason for the order of the days. I believe that we start with Faith because Faith is the foundation. With Faith we are able to see beyond conditions to the unlimited possibilities available to us. Jesus is reported to have told...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, December 21, 2017
In a recent talk by Gerry he said he read a bumper sticker that said "if your not outraged your not paying attention." I have even heard commentators describe this as the age of outrage. Certainly there is much to be outraged about. I am not immune to the waves of emotions that events in the world...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, December 14, 2017
 We continue our Advent series this week talking about Peace. We prepare for our birthing a new reality, the awakening of our Christ consciousness, by reflecting on the idea of peace. Peace is so much more than the absence of conflict. Peace is a state of mind in which we know and affirm that no...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, December 7, 2017
The holidays are a magical time of year. It is a time filled with miracles of love, light, and possibilities. The very air is filled with the spirit of expectancy. As we enter this holiday season let us remember to celebrate our community and the multiple ways we connect with each other and with...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017
I will be brief today. Living a life of gratitude is one of the most powerful spiritual practices we can learn to cultivate in our lives. So often I have heard people mouth the words "it's all good" while living and expressing a life of pain and suffering. I am talking about cultivating a authentic...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, November 16, 2017

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