The Greatest Law
This week, Rev. Joanne begins a six-part series based on the book The Twelve Freedoms1 by Unity minister Phillip Pierson. Using The Twelve Powers of Man2, as taught by Unity co-founder Charles Fillmore, Rev. Pierson pairs the Powers into six dyads, one “active” and one “passive,” that inform and support each other.
Earth: This Is It, People!
I was born in Cleveland, OH in 1962. I was too young at the time to remember the social unrest of the 1960s such as assassinations of politicians and civil rights leaders, or the widespread protests against the Vietnam War. However, what I do remember is the rank and wretched pollution and stench in the city center.
Christ the Lord is risen today, halleluiah!
On this Easter Sunday, our Unity Spiritual Center community gathered as we do every Sunday, to celebrate together inspirational message, uplifting music, and the very joy of life. Although we remained physically separated to honor the benefits to the greater good of public health, we joined together by virtual platforms available in this amazing twenty-first century.
Closer is He than breathing, and nearer than hands and feet1
Every Moment Is an Opportunity for Spiritual Growth
Among the many wonderful things about humans being conscious, sentient creatures is that at any moment, we can choose to change our thoughts, attitudes, and perspectives from fear, worry, and lack, to love, optimism and abundance.
Embrace the Possibility of Today
Be Here Now
Unity teaches a concept known as Divine Order. It is often misunderstood. I, like many Truth students, struggle with this concept. At first reading, and even second or third, it smacks of the idea of predestination – that humans have no free will, and God, being omniscient, omnipotent, and omnipresent, has already determined the outcome of every situation, now and forever.
Separation from God is an illusion
One of the most important things for humans to have in their lives is healthy relationships. We can certainly survive, and even live a long life without forming close relationships, but without the bonds we form with others, it is not a whole lot of fun.