In August 1997, I purchased my first copy of A Course In Miracles (ACIM) so that I could join a brand new study group that was forming near my home. At the time, I had only recently become aware of ACIM, and knew nothing of its actual teachings. However, since the summer of 1994, when… Read More
In the first article of this three-part series, The Commitments of Peace, I gave a brief introductory overview to three of the seven commitments we need to make in order to create and experience peace in our lives. The first three commitments were to Peace, Love and Forgiveness. Two weeks ago, I supplemented that article with The Commitments of Peace… Read More
We often feel anxious in times of change. This natural response creates a paradox. We recognize that, without change, a deepening of our Christ consciousness cannot occur, yet we want to avoid disruptive feelings. We have a choice to make at such times: be willing to explore the unknown with curiosity and excitement, or resist our own growth.
In last week’s blog article, The Commitments of Peace, I gave a brief introductory overview to three of the seven commitments we need to make in order to create and experience peace in our lives. At the time I wrote that article, I only intended to speak about those three commitments in my talk the following… Read More
Last week’s activities at Unity Church of the Hills was one of the peak experiences in the entire history of this beautiful ministry. The UCOH community celebrated the retirement of our beloved spiritual leaders for the past ten years, Rev. Steve and Mary Bolen. UCOH has now officially entered a new era in its history and… Read More
In this week’s UCOH Blog, Licensed Unity Teacher, Rick Busby recaps highlights from last week’s “Unity People’s Convention 2017” held in San Antonio, where a generous contingency of UCOH staff, LUTs, volunteers and music team members helped make this year’s national convention a ringing success.
Peace is my favorite word. Seriously, out of every word I could possibly choose, without a doubt, my favorite is peace. As a word, peace not only sounds pleasant, but to me, it also feels like the experience it defines. Even more than just the way it sounds and feels, I love the word peace, because, I believe that peace is the end game, the very purpose of our lives.
In A Course In Miracles, in the chapter “God or the Ego,” it states that “only reality is true”. Our work is to allow our perception of the world to be translated into knowledge of the real world.
In this week’s blog, our Director of Member Development and Licensed Unity Teacher, Bob Withrow shares a bit about his recent journey to Egypt and some of the learning and unlearning that transpired as part of this mystical journey. My journey, or at least my intent to journey to Egypt, began almost 46 years ago
In Charles Fillmore’s metaphysical classic The Twelve Powers, he delineates twelve inner creative faculties with which each one of us is divinely endowed. Among these are the powers of love, faith, imagination, understanding, wisdom and will. We also have powers of strength, order, renunciation, zeal and life. The last of these twelve powers is the power… Read More
This is the ninth and final installment in the “Walking the Unity Talk” series exploring how to live the Unity Principles in our lives. In this article, we conclude with an exploration of Unity’s Fifth Principle, which I style as the call to action principle.
Last week’s blog article, “Affirmative Prayer and the Power of Yes” closed with a focus on the creative power revealed when we engage in meditation and affirmative prayer. For many, walking a labyrinth is the equivalent of meditation.
In this 8th installment in the “Walking the Unity Talk” series, we conclude our exploration of Unity Principle #4, which focuses on the creative power found in silent meditation and affirmative prayer. In this week’s installment, we focus on the value of using affirmative prayer as a vehicle for creative thinking, and the means for… Read More
In this 7th installment of the “Walking the Unity Talk” series, we begin exploring Unity Principle #4, which focuses on the creative power found in silent meditation and affirmative prayer. In this week’s installment, we highlight the value of time spent in silent meditation. Next week, we will conclude our look at the Fourth Unity… Read More
It could be said that the main purpose of A Course In Miracles [ACIM] is to teach the lessons necessary for us to learn how to teach only love. ACIM does not aim to teach the “meaning of love,” which it maintains is “beyond what can be taught.” However, it does aim to teach us… Read More