God is the source of a mighty stream of substance, and you are a tributary of that stream, a channel of expression. Blessing the substance and cultivating a consciousness of gratitude, increase its flow.
Embracing my shadow, I bring it into the light and heal. I am whole.
From your center, you bring the attributes of wholeness to the experiences of the storm. The purpose of your center is not to make the storm go away. The purpose of taking life into your center is to get what you need in order to become fully present to the storm.
You are the avenue through which the presence of God lives in this world. For this to occur, you must show up. You must be present to win.
Purpose is the universe’s intention to be, through you, the presence of God.You exist because Purpose is. Your spiritual purpose is to be the expression of the divine nature at the center of your being.
Principle is another way of describing the nature of the universe, it’s order and intelligence. It is another word for God.
You have only one relationship – your relationship with God. Your relationship with God is experienced within three sub-arenas: your relationship to life, with others, and with yourself. In each of thees categories, the objective is to experience communion with God – God in life, in others, and in you.
Conflict is simply an interference pattern of energy. It arises from within as an effect of two competing intentions. The soul’s top priority is to bring one into relationship with those aspects of self that live outside of wholeness and a sense of authentic being.
Wholeness is not outside of you, nor is it separate from you. It is the essence of your true nature and spiritual identity. In order for us to awaken to a greater understanding of our wholeness we must have a beginner’s mind. That is, we must set aside what we know about ourselves so that we may discover an even greater truth.
Most of us recall clearly where we were the moment we heard of the 9/11 attacks. JD Schramm shares the spiritual journey he began that day and the twists and turns which brought him to today. Schramm teaches communication at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. He may be a familiar face to some as his husband, Ken Daigle, interned at Unity Palo Alto and now serves as senior minister at Unity San Francisco.
The heartbeat of all humankind is the heart of the Divine. God is active in and through me. Through Love and the power of free will, I choose the mold or pattern I desire. In so doing, I co-create with God. I will sing and make melody to the Lord.—Psalm 27:6
Faith is the voice inside us posing questions that nudge us into new areas of growth. Aligning our creativity with the love, we are establishing our vision clearly in thought and we experience our vision warmly in feeling.Next, we ask…
The abundance of God is expressed in endless forms! Energy, joy, enthusiasm, creativity, and financial substance–these remind us of what an abundant world God has created for all to enjoy.
“Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus.” – Philippians 2:5 I align my thoughts, words and actions with the Infinite Intelligence and allow my creativity to flow freely.
Compassion is the natural extension of my love. I unite with my family and friends on a level of empathy and understanding. I take time to Visualize the free and clear flow of wholeness in my relationships. Divine wisdom guides my words, my actions, my very being.
My thoughts are like seeds i the rich soil of my mind. As I think about abundance and wholeness, I am sowing seeds that will produce it. I focus on positive thoughts and hold them in prayer, fully expecting good outcomes. I affirm: I am a child of God, blessed with unlimited good.
Divine life is my ongoing source of well-being in mind, body, and spirit. Maintaining my spiritual practice keeps me open to the flow of divine ideas, substance, and guidance. Daily declare that your spiritual life and world, your mental life and world your physical life and world are unified and that you are expressing harmoniously the ideas of the Christ Mind on these three planes.
It’s your turn! We just past the half-way mark for 2017 and it’s time to take a step back, take a breath, and talk about what’s on your mind. Today is our annual Q&A Sunday. In the Bulletin you will find a card and you are invited to write a question for Rev. John to answer during the service.