Lessons from May 2024

Lessons from May 2024

Four Steps To Forgiveness

Rev Karen Patrick explores how forgiveness heals and provides us with a simple four-step method to practice so that we can experience the peace that forgiveness brings. “To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” Lewis B. Smedes

Wanting What You’ve Got

Why should you want what you’ve got? What if you don’t like it? Am I stuck with it?  Here is a key: it’s all a unique gift exclusively for you. Life, in its essence, is a gift. It has bestowed upon you your distinct talents and abilities. Your mind, body, oxygen, and even sunshine are all gifts. Did you create any of these marvelous things? No. The most vital aspects of your life are all given to you free of charge. Your duty is to cherish them and enjoy what you…

The Universal Mother

It’s Mother’s Day, and we want to celebrate all Mothers in our Unity community. Around 1870, Julia Ward Howe called for a “Mother’s Day for Peace” dedicated to celebrating peace and eradicating war. As expressed in her “Mother’s Day Proclamation” from 1870, Howe felt that mothers should gather to prevent the cruelty of war and the waste of life since mothers of mankind alone bear and know the cost. This was one of the little-known ideas that sparked the beginning of Mother’s…

Everything Is Holy Now

We live in an interconnected universe. Physicists have shown that the observer and the observed interact and that energy and matter interchange. Albert Einstein believed that we live in a friendly, supportive, interactive universe. Everything changes, but nothing ever really dies. Jesus presented a very clear image of this loving and responsive universe for us to consider. There was a time when we thought only certain things or specific people were holy. Our Unity understanding reveals that everything is holy now.…