“After your death you will be what you were before your birth.” Arthur Schopenhauer
Archives for March 2015
“With mindfulness, every moment of everyday is a precious jewel.” Thich Nhat Hanh
The True Servant
Regina Dawn Akers, minister, helps us see that we are the teacher when we are empty, and we abide in emptiness best when we remain the student.
Danielle Wright reads from the Bible at John 13:1-17.
Barbara Deurwaarder serves as Sanctuary Administrator.
“We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever.” Carl Sagan
“Everyone you meet in life – even total strangers – are already intimately connected to you. The idea that we are all separate and distinct is nothing but an illusion. We are all parts of a larger whole, like the individual cells in a body… When you look at other people, you’re really looking at yourself.” Steve Pavlina
“A life is either all spiritual or not spiritual at all. No man can serve two masters. Your life is shaped by the end you live for. You are made in the image of what you desire.” Thomas Merton
“The words of truth are always paradoxical. To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.” Lao Tzu
“The true inner self must be drawn up like a jewel from the bottom of the sea, rescued from confusion, from indistinction, from immersion in the common, the nondescript, the trivial, the sordid, the evanescent.” Thomas Merton
“But there is greater comfort in the substance of silence than in the answer to the question.” Thomas Merton
Surrender from the Mind to the Heart
Nyki Dobson, licensed minister, invites us into the heart of unconditional Love, into our Being where we and Life are One. Together we will explore, and we will inquire into what stands in the way of truly knowing our self as this Love. As we drop out of the head and into the Heart, we can become more and more open to this moment just as it is.
Rayla Daniels will be reading an excerpt from the Book “Falling into Grace” by Adyashanti.
Barabara Deurwaarder serves as Sanctuary Administration.