WEEKLY NEWSLETTER FOR October 16, 2017
Theme for the month of October is:
FALL INTO KINDNESS
Often I enjoy re-reading an early writing of Ernest Holmes. Today I felt an urge to be reminded yet again of who I am, what I am capable of, and yes, encouraged to allow my “individual spark” to glow and grow.
Holmes’ book, Can We Talk To God, addresses those very questions. And I noticed that as I typed the title, my “Tools” icon lit up, apparently questioning the correctness of the word “to”. We certainly say, perhaps not often enough, that we pray to God, but I wonder now. Does questioning of the simple two-letter word “to” indicate we don’t truly believe we have the ear of God? That speaking out our plea is of little worth?
“We could not derive much comfort, pleasure or joy from talking to the principle of chemical affinity (yet we do derive a great benefit from learning that such a law exists). Neither can we hope to get much satisfaction from thinking of God only as an Infinite It.
“The heart longs for, the mind comprehends and the intellect needs such a contact…It is fundamental to our belief that there is a Presence in the universe with which we may consciously communicate and which will consciously respond to such communication.”
It is my experience that when I fully grasp and “feel” this inner Presence it is indeed more than feasible it hears and responds. Yes, I “talk” to IT. It hears before I even fully know how or what to convey.
“There is a Power and a Presence in the universe which responds to us so completely, so perfectly, that we shall be amazed when we realize how completely, and how perfectly, but it can only operate for us through us.”
So it is up to me to become clear and speak my prayer, my intent, my word to that Presence in order for IT to shine It’s response through me and out into my world. I do this with confidence, believing, trusting I am not only heard but answered. Then it is up to me when and if I choose to hear.
I claim my closeness with the Inner Presence. I speak my word
knowing I am always heard and replied to in love.
All events are held at this Center.
Rev Dotty is back from her sabbatical. If you are in need of treatment please call the Center (530-589-9719) to set up an appointment with her or one of our other practitioners. Office hours are Tues& Wed, 10:00am to 2:00pm.
Sunday, October 22 – 10:30am: Jackie Stanfill will present “Sorting of the Seeds” as her message. Special Music will be performed by Ellen Alford and Andy Sumahit.
KRAFTY KRAFTERS & MIDWEEK MEET-UP
Wednesday, October 18. Due to the water leak which occurred on Sunday September, 17th all Wednesday activities will be cancelled until further notice. Watch future newsletters to see when they will start up again.
PASSAGES CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP
Tuesday, October 24 at 1:30pm-3:00pm: If you are providing care for someone and feel overwhelmed, frustrated or just need to talk and get advice on how to handle a particular issue come join the group on
THE OPEN MIC
Thursday, October 26 – Anyone interested in performing or just enjoying the entertainment is invited to join us. Time: 7pm-9pm. Cover Charge at Door $3.00 per person. Kids under 12 FREE
Tuesday, Oct 31 10am – 12 pm. Facilitated by Francine Fields. Our Mind is often on overload and the result is poor balance between the mind and the body adding to our stress levels which can lead to mental and physical disease. In this workshop you will learn more about this balance and learn at least two very important Energy Clearing techniques which anyone can do. A $20 donation is suggested with half going to the center. A sign-up sheet is on the table.