Move Your Feet
Blessed are the Peacemakers
All Heroes Are Super
When most people think of what it means to be a “superhero,” images of supernatural abilities come to mind. In the first talk of the September Superhero Series, Rev. Joanne reminds us of the well-known catch phrase, “Look, up in the sky, it’s a bird, it’s a plane, no it’s Superman!”
The Eye of the Beholder
In the third and final talk in her series based on Secrets of the Lost Mode of Prayer1 by Gregg Braden, guest speaker Donna van Oosten tells us this week that Beauty is the Transformer. But what exactly is a “beauty?” Merriam-Webster defines beauty as:
God the Good, Omnipotent
There is a well known saying that goes something like, “A person is about as happy as they make up their mind to be.”1 Happiness can have many sources. Among them are giving and receiving blessings.
Time: The Best Medicine
There is often nothing more mysterious in spiritual practice than prayer. Many people raised within traditional religions often view prayer as something that is used for asking God for favors, at times even bargaining for divine intervention; Dear God, if you grant me X, then in exchange I will give you Y. For example, if God heals me or someone I love, then I will volunteer at church, or donate money to charity.
A reflection of the Divine
When we ask ourselves, “Where Am I?” we can respond in any number of ways. Rev. Joanne poses this question and explains that we can respond from either an external perspective or an internal perspective.
We are as happy as we decide to be
In the eighth and final talk of her series based on Steve Goodier’s Lessons from the Turtle1, Rev. Joanne concludes the story of the spiritual unfoldment of Turtle by showing us how to “live right side up.”
The only way to have a friend is to be one*
In the seventh of her series of talks based on Steve Goodier’s Lessons from the Turtle1, Rev. Joanne continues the story of the spiritual unfoldment of Turtle by telling us The Gift of Friends.