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  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
 I have been reminded this week of the power of clear intention and vision.When I arrived at Unity of Louisville 4 1/2 years ago Rev Val, the Board and I set a clear intention to extend the brand and awareness of Unity. The focus, primarily, was on the spiritual seeker, what is often described as...
By: rnelson
Posted: Thursday, January 25, 2018
 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

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