In Proverbs 4:7 we read, “Wisdom is the principle thing; therefore get wisdom. And in all your getting, get understanding.” This is telling me that while it is important to get wisdom, wisdom is not much use unless we understand wisdom. An important aspect for both our humanity and divinity is the getting of understanding. “The awakening [...]
From the writings of Myrtle Fillmore, co-founder of Unity The light of God revealed to us—the thought came to me first—that life was of God, that we were inseparably one with the Source, and that we inherited from the divine and perfect Father. What that revelation did to me at first was not apparent to [...]
In her book Dare to Believe, May Roland tells us,“Your life is ruled and governed by a power that is within you. You exercise the right to use this power through your gift of faith.” And this gem: “Faith aroused glows and flames within you.” Matthew 17:20 quotes Jesus as saying: “If you have faith the [...]
Have you ever been asked: “Just WHO do you think you are?” It’s usually said in a derogatory manner. But it’s a fair-enough question: Who DO you think you are?
The ten commandments have formed the basis for civilized life for most of the western world for at least 2600 years. We find them in two books of the Torah, Exodus and Deuteronomy, where they are an important part of the story of Moses bringing the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt. As they set out on [...]
Jesus’ teachings are very much based on hope, and more than hope, faith – faith that our hopes will be fulfilled. What a difference it would make to the Christian world if we truly believed the promises of Jesus.
Spring is the season when many of us decide it is time to give our homes an extra special cleaning which for me also means releasing items I no longer need or use.
If we have faith the size of a tiny seed which can grow into a huge tree, our word will be fulfilled. Whats more, with faith, nothing will be impossible for us.
E = Empower: “make stronger and more confident” - its about making ourselves stronger and more confident. Like on a plane - fit your own mask first, empower self before we can help others to empower themselves. Power is one of our spiritual gifts, and to use it well we need to Empower ourselves and encourage others [...]
This week I read about a 6 year old whose dog had to be euthanized. As he sat with his parents, stroking the sleeping dog, they discussed the question, “Why do people live longer than dogs?” The boy surprised them with his answer. ”People are born so that they can learn how to live a good life [...]