Spiritual Truth: Oneness

Recognize Ourselves in Others — By Rev. Paula Belleggie This day as I encounter others, rather than being quick to judge, I choose to be quick to recognize; that as I behold others, even those with whom I disagree, I recognize the livingness and lovingness of the One behind their actions and words, and then I am faced with the Beloved. No longer do I imprison myself and my experience by a sense of separation and duality; rather, I stand in the knowing of “with the grace of God, there go I.”  I embrace rather than turn away.  I walk

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Spiritual Truth: Abundance

Deposit Hope Into the Bank of Life — by Dr. Ernest Holmes How would it be if we all opened a spiritual account with the Bank of Life and, realizing that we are drawing on the Infinite, each day deposited enough hope and happiness and faith to more than meet any emergency that might possibly arise? The wonderful part about this is that we know Life contains all these things and it wants to give them to us. It is intended by the Divine scheme of things that we should have them. Why can we not think of it this

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Sanctuary

In my last blog I talked about Nature as being a place where we can renew our connection to the One and remember who we are. I wrote that blog in Leadville, but fortunately for us, we don’t necessarily have to drive a couple hours to be in Nature where we live…and BONUS TIME…there is a hidden gem right outside of Sedalia called A Sanctuary Place where they have several meditative media to help facilitate inner peace. I had visited this place during my early Science of Mind studies with Rev. Carla and Mike Ryan, but had not been there

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Musings on Nature

While it is difficult to completely eliminate any kind of noise in our world, it is certainly worth a try. In the absence of sensory pollution we can become a little clearer. We can hear the voice within a little better, which is why so many seek a bit of nature as a means of release and escape from the pressures of living. Like Thoreau, We take a mini retreat to “Walden pond” to get reconnected not just with Nature, but with our own nature. We remember that we are like the trees: rooted and strong; timeless and eternal like

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Why are we called a Center for Spiritual Living and not a church?

By Rev. Rick McCollum I have had people ask me why we call ourselves a Spiritual Center and not a church.  The definition of church focuses on a physical building dedicated to the Christian faith.  We do not limit ourselves to just the Christian faith.  We honor all paths to the Power in the Universe that is greater than we are.  We recognize every individual is an expression of the One God, One Spirit, One Power that is called by many names and is the same Divine Presence.   Just as we would not limit ourselves by saying we are

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