Balance
Jan29

Balance

“what is joy without sorrow? what is success without failure? what is a win without a loss? what is health without illness? you have to experience each if you are to appreciate the other. there is always going to be suffering. it’s how you look at your suffering, how you deal with it, that will define you.” ― Mark Twain “There are moments when i wish i could roll back the clock and take all the sadness away, but i have a feeling that...

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Mandala
Mar02

Mandala

Mandalas take on countless sizes, shapes and forms and are a tool for gaining perspective, expanding thought and relaxing the mind. This excerpt from The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell provides an excellent description of how a mandala works. Excerpt from the Power of Myth: CAMPBELL: “Mandala” is the Sanskrit word for “circle,” but a circle that is coordinated or symbolically designed so that it has the meaning of a cosmic order....

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Silence Your Mind – Jill Bolte Taylor
Jun14

Silence Your Mind – Jill Bolte Taylor

Oprah Winfrey interviews Jill Bolte Taylor. Fascinating. Jill Bolte Taylor is an American neuroanatomist, author, and inspirational public speaker. Her personal experience with a massive stroke, experienced in 1996 at the age of 37, and her subsequent eight-year recovery, influenced her work as a scientist and speaker. It is the subject of her 2006 book My Stroke of Insight, A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey. She gave the...

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Meditation Music – Live from people connected around the world
May03

Meditation Music – Live from people connected around the world

We are all connected, spiritually. You can “listen” to the changes to Wikipedia. Little tones are small changes – The big tones are large changes: HatNote.  The internet has become a model of our spiritual connection. Wikipedia is a site that allows anyone to upload information to share with others. There are several websites one could visit to visually watch people around the world make the changes to the on line...

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Eric Butterworth: The Silence
Apr25

Eric Butterworth: The Silence

” Eric Butterworth ministered in four Unity communities: Kansas City, Pittsburgh, Detroit and New York City. While in Detroit, the congregation raised funds to build the Detroit Unity Temple, the largest Unity church at that time. More than 2,000 people attended his Sunday services each week. In 1961, he began his ministry in New York City. His Sunday lectures were held at Carnegie Hall, Town Hall, and then Avery Fisher Hall in...

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Thoughts on Meditation
Sep13

Thoughts on Meditation

Gudjon Bergmann’s most recent book – Baby Steps to Meditation – Gudjon Bergmann has been teaching and studying various methods of meditation for over twenty years. He has combined the best of traditional Eastern and scientific Western practices in a simple and practical meditation program, which has the same title as his new book, Baby Steps to Meditation (program website). Gudjon is an integral part of the...

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Meditation Music
Sep07

Meditation Music

 Each Wednesday evening at 7 pm in the UCOH chapel, you may join Rev. Donna Loflin for special time of going within.  Sitting in the silence with a group of people can be a very powerful experience. I invite you to visit Unity Church of the Hills to learn more. “On the digital release Music That Matters we find 36 of the most talented and dedicated musicians of contemporary, electronic, New Age and related genres on the planet...

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