Cultivating Blooms of Purpose

Every living being has an intricately woven purpose that connects it to all life around. If you consider a rose, you can see that...

Awakening Part 1: An interview with Leonard Jacobson

First of a two-part series In this age of heightened security, global uncertainty and climatic change, many spiritual teachers and guides continue to lead the...

How Big is Your God?

The following is an excerpt from the book How Big is Your God? by Paul Coutinho (Loyola Press, October 2007).Stephen Covey, in The Seven...

Living from the Authentic Self: the Middle Path as a Way...

When we are born into this world as a little baby, we are very simple, ordinary and in a state of immense trust in...

Connecting with the Divine Feminine

It is so simple to connect with the Divine Feminine...really...but even if we have ignored and denigrated her power, her amazing love, truth and...

Holiday Services 2015

The following are holiday services scheduled in the Upper Midwest December 7, 24 & 31 - Unity Minneapolis: Christmas Remembrance Service (remembering those who have...

Emotional Awareness: Doorway to Inner Transformation

Emotions are very natural. Becoming aware of emotions is a process that has two components. The first one is to acknowledge our emotions. There is...

Controlling Our Thoughts & Feelings

"I saw my lower self in the form of a rat. I asked, "Who are you?" It replied, "I am the destruction of the...

Abundance

A college professor was asked what he did on his summer vacation. He talked about the adventure, drama and amazing plants and insects he'd...

Happiness can’t be found in the Future

In the United States, it is about life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. In our lives, we chase after happiness. If I just...

God is not a Four-Letter Word

Recently I purchased a Time magazine -- Special Edition: Mindfulness, The New Science of Health and Happiness. The front cover boasted a lovely young...

Healing through Time

They say our ancestors live on through us -- not only in our DNA or behaviors, but in the matrix of our luminous energy...

The Unitive Experience: How to Embrace It

There is an unseemly coarseness and tumult to our times that robs the grace from the fabric of our interrelatedness. At first, it sounds...

Renewable Energies & the Renewing of Mind

About two and half years ago, I was introduced to the subjects of renewable and nuclear energy resources. At the time I was working...

A Prayer for your Heart

The grace of all that is flows like a mighty river. Will our hearts be the dam or will they allow in the transformation...

Soul Breathing for Optimal Health and Abundant Living

Have you noticed your breath lately? Your breath tells a story. Whether your breath is deep, relaxed, flowing, shallow or disconnected, the way you breathe...

How To Maximize Your Retreat Experience

In 2003, I decided to go on a two-week meditation retreat vacation. My thinking was that when I had previously traveled, it almost always...