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Oroville CA 95966
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Theme for the month of May

Building the Beloved Community

          There are times when I find myself taking things for granted rather than questioning the truth behind a belief or an action.  When any of us blindly accept a situation or condition for too long, it most often turns against us and we may find ourselves in a pickle, a mess, a hurtful place.  It is an instance where we’ve turned a mound into a mountain.

           The first step is always awareness—look honestly at whatever situation that is causing discomfort. Identify it; name it. No excuses or alibis. As Ernest Holmes has written, “You tend to attract to yourself circumstances and situations which are like the images of your thought.”

           I admit, sometimes it takes time to assimilate a new response, a new way of viewing ourselves and most importantly accepting the responsibility of “aiding and abetting” your current circumstances.  But now is the time to change the tune of despair that is playing in your brain to one of hope and bright promise.

          Repeat, pray without ceasing, “I know that I am in partnership with the infinite.

I identify myself with this partnership knowing that it always leads to success. I accept that the action of infinite intelligence is back of everything, and it now does so through the thought pattern of success I am establishing for myself.”

          In Joy,

                    Rev. Pat

Weekly Affirmation

          The invisible presence and power of God within me now creates the loving life with which I am now identifying.


Rev Dotty is available Tues & Wed, 10:00am until 2:00pm. Call or stop

Wed. AM:             Krafty Krafters meet. Bring a lunch along with crafting supplies for a few hours of Fellowship; drop in between 10:00 and 2:00.

Wed. PM: Guided Meditation, at 3:15 to 4:00 with Rev Pat Ballard. On the fourth Wednesday of the month Jackie Standfill presents us with her “Singing Bowls, centering on the chakra points located on our physical body.  Donations are appreciated.

Sun, May 14, 10:30am: Becky Richards, RScP speaks on “The Individual As Part Of The Community.” Special music will be by Ellen Alford and Andy Sumahit.

Tues., May 23:     Caregivers Support Group, sponsored by Passages Caregivers Resource Center, meets at 1:30 to 3:00 pm. If you are providing care for someone and feel overwhelmed, frustrated or simply need to talk and get advice on how to handle a particular issue, come join in the discussion.

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