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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

“More precious than jewels,” is the noble woman according to the Book of Proverbs.  But, in a previous chapter, the same writer tells us that “Wisdom” is more precious than jewels.  Wisdom, also named Sophia in ancient texts, is the feminine aspect of the Divine, so desiring to know God that she gave birth to humankind.  She is the Divine...

Monday, December 26, 2016

Tipping Point or Turning Point?”As 2016 fades into the background, 2017 presents us with the possibility of a “tipping point,” the moment at which there is enough critical mass for a major change to occur.  Our personal “Tipping Point” also requires a critical mass of desire, thoughts and action. A "Turning Point" is much the same, but requires...

Monday, December 12, 2016

In this wondrous time of year, we witness the wonders of the first snow fall, of holiday lights and decorations, the glitter, the activity of giving, the excitement of children as they anticipate visits from Santa and extra days off from school. We hear the sounds of familiar carols playing in stores and churches and on car radios. And perhaps...

Friday, September 9, 2016

The theme for Unity’s 23rd Annual World Day of Prayer was “Discover the Power In You: Unleash Your Divine Potential.”  The theme touched my heart as it called to mind beloved Unity minister, and author of “Discover the Power Within You,” Rev. Eric Butterworth.  In his book, Butterworth explores how Jesus came to know the Power in Him.  He...

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

The 2016 Olympics are over.  The athletes have returned home, many with bronze, silver gold medals.  The gold medal is the ultimate reward for a journey of hard work, sacrifice and dedication.  Imagine how incredible it must feel to reach that goal; to win the approval of peers, coaches, family and people around the world.

And then,...

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

At times life seems like a “House of Mirrors,” the carnival attraction reflecting distorted and disorienting images making it difficult to find our way.  The way out, past the distortions is not the way we came in. It is not in our past or in what is behind us.  It is not in the distorted reflections.  It is in the deepest place in the heart...

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