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Silence Part III

February 12, 2014 1,021 Comments
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Erik Walker Wikstrom in Simply Pray says “If you long to connect with the Sacred, if you desire to live a life that is more in touch with the Holy, stop listening for something and start simply listening…build your theology around the experience, rather than the other way around.” What Erik is telling us is by having …

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Why Spirituality?

October 3, 2013 688 Comments
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Why would you want to connect to spirit? What would the value of being aligned with spirit?  First I think it is about being centered.  When we are connected with spirit we feel centered and balanced. Feeling balanced gives us perspective.  We can appreciate the bigger picture.  We know that there are forces beyond the …

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Spirituality and religion

July 16, 2013 714 Comments
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Traditionally,  religion and spirituality were synonymous.  We went to church, believed the doctrines and participated in the rites and rituals.   The intention of the services and traditions was to provide ways for us to connect with God and  feel our spiritual natures.   The ideal of religion is good but I believe its implementation …

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Is the Universe a friendly place?

March 29, 2013 1,563 Comments
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Albert Einstein  said “The most important question a person can ask is, “Is the Universe a friendly place?” I saw this quote in an article last week and since that time have been thinking about the implications. If you believe that the universe is unfriendly then your mindset will lead you to be defensive, fearful …

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Wholeness

March 15, 2013 933 Comments
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“Wholeness is the embrace of ourselves just as we are, with nothing added or subtracted.”  This quote is from Jesse Jennings, founding minister of Creative Life Spiritual Center in Houston from an article titled,  The Trip to Wholeness: What to Pack, What to Expect. When I read it I was struck with the power of this …

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