Living in the Question
Living in the Question
— Dr. Deborah Gordon
“Spirituality serves as our greatest single resource for changing our centuries-old trajectory of violence and division. Spirituality is profoundly transformative when it inspires in us the attitude of surrender to the mystery...”
— Wayne Teasdale, The Mystic Heart, p.11
Dr. Deborah Gordon explores this timely topic of moving forward into a world which for much of us, still looks like the unknown. This message is about living in and from the question of “what could be possible?” as we open up to the impress of a higher ideal and tap into a realm of possibilities much greater than we can begin to imagine for ourselves.
Join Dr. Deborah and the rest of the Sunday Six on Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 10:30am on Facebook Live.
This Week’s Science of Mind Theme
Living in the Question: A High Idea
Our lives are transformed and expanded when we live in and from the question, “What is Spirit’s highest idea of Itself as my life?”
Direct Revelation is the practice of the Principles of Spiritual Being, Freedom, and Heaven. As individualized expressions of the One Infinite Reality, we have access to the infinite wisdom and intelligence of the Ultimate Reality. Direct Revelation is available to us through our intuition and can be intentionally cultivated through Visioning.
Visioning is the practice of cultivating the Field of Consciousness and illuminating what wants to emerge into form, without preconceived ideas or limitations.
Heaven is the state of awareness of our True Nature. We actively seek to know the True Nature of every individual and celebrate each individual’s unique expression of it.
There is only One Power and Presence, the One Source back of all things. Knowing there is only One Life, this Life must be who I am. Living from a place of curiosity, and remaining open and willing to receive Spirit’s highest vision of Itself expressing through any situation, allows us to live and act from a place of Divine Guidance in order to create Heaven on earth.
Questions open us to something new. They break us away from what we think we know and desire, and invite something greater within to guide us. We learn through curiosity, remaining open to experience a shift of perspective, a new awareness, a heightened experience of life.
Are you willing to ask: “What is Spirit’s highest idea of Itself as my life?”
Grief Support Group
Many of us have experienced change and loss on many levels, especially in this last year. If you’re feeling the need for support for any kind of loss, Pauline Weninger, RScP, and Rev. Melody Bailey are offering a Grief Support Group in March on four Wednesdays starting March 10 at 7pm.
Meeting ID: 834 8775 2037
Remember when we used to hang around together after service, and check in with each other, connect, talk about the service or just share about our lives in general? Our long-time CSLK member, Laura Green, is recreating that same experience on Zoom (as closely as possible), every two weeks. If you’re looking for that community feel, come and help create it. We’re so grateful for Laura in taking the leap forward to help facilitate this time together!
Join Laura for a time of Fellowship on Zoom, directly following our Sunday Service on Facebook Live (two Sundays from now) on March 14, 2021. (You’ll have to jump over from Facebook to Zoom.) See event details.
Meeting ID: 829 8904 5903 Passcode: fellowship
Membership Drive is in Full Force
With only a couple of weeks until our AGM, please make sure you sign up for membership so you can vote! We have an easy form on the Ways to Donate page of our website (you can also get to it via the orange MEMBERSHIP button on the home page).
Membership is full of meaning. It gives each of us the opportunity to consciously and mindfully say: “Yes! I choose to belong to the Centre for Spiritual Living Kelowna. This is my spiritual community. I am home.”
Membership is also a legal requirement to be a voting member at our Annual General Meeting which is coming up March 21st. We’ll meet at 2pm on Zoom to share the “state of our community” and vote in our Board members. This is an open meeting; however, you must be officially signed up and registered as a 2021 member to vote. See the 2021 AGM Agenda.
Free SOM Magazine
You are welcome to pick up a free issue of the current SOM magazine as our gift to you. The magazines are in a plastic bag outside of the Pandosy Peace Centre, on the table that faces Pandosy Street.
The Drop In: Coffee and Connection
Coffee and Connection is every other Thursday, and the next one is on Thursday, March 18, 2021, from 10am to 11am PST. Chat with Dr. Deborah Gordon, Rev. Barbara Samuel and Rev. Gwen Smith about whatever is on your mind!
Meeting ID: 84822529807
Practitioner of the Week
Contact our Practitioner of the Week directly via email with your request for prayer or treatment support for ANYTHING. This coming week (from Sunday to Saturday) is Rev. Melody Bailey at email@example.com. This is such a beautiful gift from our practitioners. Thank you!
CSLK’s Weekly Happenings
Sunday Meditation is on the first and third Sunday of each month. The next meditation is on March 7, from 9:45am to 10:05am. (See details.)
Meeting ID: 824 2377 7379
Our Sunday Celebrations are at 10:30am on Facebook Live. Visit our page at https://www.facebook.com/CSLKelowna/ and scroll down until you see the video. (The replay can be watched later on YouTube.)
Our children's VIBE program is on hiatus. For information, please contact Joanne Marie, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are so Grateful for your Support!
We’re thankful for the many ways we are able to accept donations:
On our website cslkelowna.org via PayPal or credit card.
Through Interac money transfers sent to email@example.com.
By CAFT automatic transfers directly from the bank.
Cheques can be mailed to: Suite 131, 101-1865 Dilworth Drive, Kelowna, BC V1Y 9T1.
For more information, please contact our treasurer, Derek Hinchliffe.
“Through spiritual discernment, we see that we have within us a power which is greater than anything we shall ever contact; a power that can overcome every obstacle in our experience.”
— Ernest Holmes
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Vol. 30. Issue 10 | Editor: Annie Zalezsak