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The World is Your Oyster


The World is Your Oyster

Rev. Barbara Samuel


“Pearls don't lie on the seashore. If you want one, you must dive for it!

Chinese Proverb

YOU are the architect and author of your life. Your thoughts are creative. Every thought you have, word you speak, and action you take is a “cause” set in motion.

Join Rev. Barb and the rest of the Sunday Six for a Soul Food Sunday on August 29 at 10:30am on Facebook Live.

Tune in early at 10:20am to hear the music of New Thought musician, Gary Lynn Floyd!


This Week’s Science of Mind Theme

Rise and Re-Emerge

Self-awareness is the practice that illuminates our alignment with each of the Science of Mind Principles. It is the practice of being conscious of one’s motivations, internal dialogue, and hidden beliefs. It is a willingness to observe and take responsibility for one’s internal and external choices.

We rise and re-emerge by recognizing that:

“The first step for you to take involves becoming aware that you already have the God-qualities you wish to cultivate and experience in everyday life! You already have what you want.”

— Ernest Holmes

We can renew our curiosity and become self-aware of our humanity and our connection to life itself by embracing the joyful and inquisitive nature of a young child. Through this self-awareness, we recognize our inherent God qualities and nurture them as we cultivate practices of conscious choice and self-renewal.

Through a practice of affirmative prayer, sacred study, and the inward journey, we create a dynamic equilibrium of Divine Right Action.

We spiritually discern what is ours to do on our continued journey as we practice self-love and answer the call to serve.

Your call this week is to gift yourself time to be aware, aligned, and renewed.


Survey for our CSL Kelowna Community

We are so interested in your thoughts! Please make sure to respond to the survey going out to our members and friends this weekend! It’s so important and valuable to try to establish the pulse of our community as we move forward. Please and thank you so very much!


Call for Volunteers

As the summer is coming to an end and we move into the fall, we are looking to start getting the Pandosy Peace Centre ready for use. Amanda Pope would like to arrange a few work parties in the month of September to do some much needed deep cleaning and gardening. If you have a couple of hours you can contribute to either cleaning or gardening, please contact Amanda. It will be fun to get together in some small groups to refresh our Peace Centre.

Also, as we plan for our next iteration of our Sunday Celebrations, Amanda would like to gather a team of people who can assist with the livestream service on Sunday mornings. If you are comfortable using a computer and are interested in being a part of this team, please contact Amanda at


Practitioner of the Week

Pauline Weninger, RScP: Our practitioners are here for you. They love to serve you with support and positive prayer (also known as Spiritual Mind Treatment). They are as close as your email and will respond to your prayer request as soon as they can. Please don’t hesitate to reach out.


August Hiatus for Zoom Meetings

Our community Zoom events are on hiatus in August. This includes our Sunday morning pre-service Meditations, our after-service Fellowship, and our Thursday morning Coffee and Connection.


CSLK’s Weekly Happenings

Sunday Meditation is on hiatus for August, but Rev. Melody Bailey is posting a pre-recorded meditation in our Facebook group. The next Zoom meditation will be on September 5th, from 9:45am to 10:05am.

Meeting ID: 824 2377 7379

Password: meditation


Our Sunday Celebrations are at 10:30am on Facebook Live. Visit our page at and scroll down until you see the video. (The replay can be watched later on YouTube.)


Our children's VIBE program is on hiatus.


We are so Grateful for your Support!

We’re thankful for the many ways we are able to accept donations:

  1. On our website via PayPal or credit card.

  2. Through Interac money transfers sent to

  3. By CAFT automatic transfers directly from the bank.

  4. Cheques can be mailed to: Suite 131, 101-1865 Dilworth Drive, Kelowna, BC V1Y 9T1.

For more information, please contact our treasurer, Derek Hinchliffe.



Spiritual awakening is a journey of the heart. Every person’s heart is aflame to know its true nature, to commune with its Source.

Michael Bernard Beckwith


Copyright © 2021, Centre for Spiritual Living Kelowna. All rights reserved.

Vol. 30. Issue 35 | Editor: Annie Zalezsak

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