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Spring Into New Growth and New Beginnings

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by Rev. Dr. Peg Gordon

Spring is by far my favorite time of year, and also one of my busiest times of year. Both of my children were born in March. Everything feels so fresh and new in the Spring. It’s a wonderful time for new beginnings.

Our Board of Trustees has announced a new President. As a member of our ministry, I am grateful for Elf’s leadership in keeping our ministry going for the last eight years. It is with pure selfless dedication when you give your time to something you love dear…

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For Others

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By Rev. Rita Scheibeck

As I pray for others, I now affirm the unfolding good in their lives and in mine. I take a deep inhale, and as I breathe out fully, I release all thoughts of illness, lack, limitation, and in harmony from our collective human experience. I also affirm that we are all born with the power and authority of Divine Source Energy, in the unity and the likeness of the Collective Creators. We are one presence and one power, now and always.

I now allow, acknowledge, accept and affi…

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My Connection to the Holy Spirit

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By Rev. Rita Scheibeck

I now allow, feel and affirm the infusion of Authority, Love and Light into my consciousness. I connect to Infinite Source Energy and to the constantly creating, infinitely powerful Holy Spirit. As I take a few deep breaths, I know that Divine Joy moves in me, through me and as me now, to bless and affirm goodness and right outcomes in all situations.

I now allow, acknowledge, accept, and affirm that these things are so.

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The Weakest Link

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By Rev. Brian Kirsch  

I looked up the meaning to what is meant by “The Weakest Link”. Here’s what I found: “The person who is making the least contribution to the collective achievement of a group.” Let’s play with this idea for a moment.

Working with organizations in the past that “helped the less fortunate” always had me thinking. When serving food to the hungry of the community, most volunteers eventually have the thought that some of these people really don’t need the support. However, th…

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All That I Am

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By Rev. Rita Scheibeck

As I take a few deep breaths, I center myself and tune into the essence of Divine Source. I become more open to the spiritual guidance available to me, now and in every moment, and I know that Love is the only power in the universe.

As the unconditional free flow of Divine Love surrounds, comforts, fulfills and sustains me, I realize that I am loved and valued, now and always. I love myself just as I am, for there is no one in creation exactly like me.

I am unique, sp…

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Is It Possible To Forgive The Unforgiveable?

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By Rev. Susan Z. Rich

In today’s energy of fear, hatred, unbending beliefs and our whole way of life being challenged. We have all felt resentment, pain, rage and the desperate need for retaliation of an injustice done to you or someone else. There are so many levels of unforgiveness we carry and sometimes act out, it would be impossible to name them all. Regardless if it is a moment of road rage, years of childhood abuse, betrayal, an injustice never made right or small as a slight indignity g…

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Manifestation Monday

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By Rev. Estelle Thibodeau                                                                   

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“In the beginning,was the Word, and the Word was with God and the Word was  GOD. The Word became flesh and dwelt among us.”  “In the beginning, God Created the …

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Why Teach Spirit to be Spiritual? Let's Just Create!

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By Rev. Brian Kirsch

We’ve heard spiritual guru’s say "We are spirit learning to be human". WHAT? If I'm spirit, then I create! I don't need to learn to be human. The humor in  believing we need to learn to be human is like Eddie Murphy, from his Saturday Night Live skit, where we think he had to learn to be Gumby! We ARE SPIRIT. Let’s act like spirit and do what we do, which is create. Soooo, let's just jump right in and start to create!

Now it's interesting that once we decide what we're goi…

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It’s All About Me

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By Susan Z. Rich

When you make a decision, to say or do something that gives you a good feeling about yourself, then your divine self is patting you on the back or… your ego has just pulled a fast one on you. It is sometimes hard to discern. So many people who are always in reality, believe that making life all about you is the epitome of narcissism and entitlement. But as we are reminded when we start allowing others to vampire every ounce of light and energy we have in the good name of …

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Thou Shalt Have No Other God Before Me?

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By Rev. Brian Kirsch    


OMG, Does that mean there are other gods out there?


Now I’m not a huge Joel Osteen fan, however, years ago I saw him having an interview with the late great Larry King. I totally forget what they were discussing. But if you were familiar with the Larry King Live show, you know he dug into controversial topics. Soooo, Mr King asked Joel Osteen if he had an opinion on the matter and if he did have an opinion, what was it? The answer he gave was an absolute “AHA!” m…

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