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January 3, 2017

Faith & New Beginnings

A new year is the archetype symbol for new beginnings. It is also the perfect moment to rely on the creative power of our faith. Why? Because the power of faith is the single best creative faculty we have for embracing the inevitable changes that new beginnings bring. In The Twelve Powers, Charles Fillmore describes … Continue reading “Faith & New Beginnings”


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January 2, 2017

Spiritual Creativity & Transformation

For the past decade or more, each year, I have faithfully participated in two special services at my home church, Unity Church of the Hills in Austin. The first, a Burning Bowl ceremony, takes place on New Year’s Eve and the second, a White Stone service, takes place on the first Sunday of the new … Continue reading “Spiritual Creativity & Transformation”


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December 15, 2016

I Am Home

In October 2001, I attended my first Sunday morning services at Unity Church of the Hills (UCOH). Two weeks earlier, the UCOH community had moved into the brand new facility that has now been its home for the last fifteen years. At the time, the membership at UCOH totaled about 200 souls who, under the … Continue reading “I Am Home”


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October 3, 2016

Blessed Are The Peacemakers

In Dr. Roger Teel’s spiritual bestseller, This Life Is Joy, he presents a conceptual structure called “The Seven Pillars of Truth.” In writing about peacemaking, Dr. Teel offers a powerful perspective that acknowledges the spiritual and creative power of truth principles that are available to us, while also reminding us that peacemaking is an inside job. … Continue reading “Blessed Are The Peacemakers”


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September 22, 2016

Living The Truth We Know

According to renowned Unity minister and author Eric Butterworth, the great challenge of our age is the virtual absence of meditation from our daily lives. Butterworth describes meditation as the “art of lowly listening.” In Unity, the fourth principle teaches that the only space where we may “lowly listen” is in silent meditation. Without making … Continue reading “Living The Truth We Know”


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August 10, 2016

Understanding Spiritual Understanding

The first idea to understand about spiritual understanding is that no one ever attains it without first striving for it. As Charles Fillmore emphasizes in The Twelve Powers, each of our creative faculties of mind is a potential power. The development of these powers to their fullest expression is not an automatic process, nor is it … Continue reading “Understanding Spiritual Understanding”


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July 24, 2016

The Power of Power

In Charles Fillmore’s metaphysical classic The Twelve Powers, he delineates twelve inner creative faculties with which each one of us is divinely endowed. Among these are the powers of love, faith, imagination, understanding, wisdom and will. We also have powers of strength, order, renunciation, zeal and life. The last of these twelve powers is the power … Continue reading “The Power of Power”


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July 16, 2016

Saying No, To Say Yes

Insofar as we often find ourselves in transition and facing the paradox of change in our lives, encountering resistance is inevitable, but not insurmountable. Fortunately, we come equipped with a powerful capacity for renunciation, the power to release and eliminate anything we believe does not serve us. In short, we have the power to say, … Continue reading “Saying No, To Say Yes”


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Unity minister and metaphysical author, Eric Butterworth's classic book, Discover the Power Within You, makes the point that "your thought is your life."

September 10, 2015

The Greatest Discovery of All Time

In the “Foreword to the 40th Anniversary Edition” of Eric Butterworth’s spiritual classic, Discover the Power Within You, the esteemed poet Maya Angelou acknowledges her affinity for the compelling idea at the very heart of Butterworth’s teachings. Namely, that “the power of God, the essential spirit, is within each of us.” This idea is also at … Continue reading “The Greatest Discovery of All Time”


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