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“We believe the ultimate goal of life to be a complete emancipation from all discord of every nature,  and that this goal is sure to be attained by all.” ~ Ernest Holmes ~ The above quote is one of the tenets of Religious Science, from its statement, “What We Believe.” To me, it says, ‘no matter how many detours one may take, … Continue reading PERFECT LOVE


Have you ever noticed that your thoughts sometimes get caught up in a cycle where you are thinking the same thing over and over, until you finally catch yourself, and purposely move into the present moment? Or does that just happen to me?  Wikipedia states, “A habit is a routine of behavior that is repeated … Continue reading P.U.S.H.


When I was a child, I took piano lessons for several years. As much as I admired other children my age who played the piano well, and hoped I would too; nonetheless, I never excelled. It seemed no amount of practice made a difference. While I certainly learned some fundamentals about music that will always … Continue reading Surrender


This is a Universe of Wholeness, Allness, Oneness.  Spirit is a transcendent, perfect Whole that, in its Infinite inclusivity, harmoniously embraces all seeming opposites.~ Core Concept Five, The Science of Mind ~ “Let’s go upstairs!” is the way the late Rev. Dr.  Homer Johnson often began each prayer. He was inviting us to move into a higher … Continue reading ASCENSION


The spiritual path may become a wearisome one for the faint of heart. It takes great courage to set out on a journey of uncharted territory, depending upon the discipline of prayer as the one essential and dependable companion. Regardless of our religious persuasion, the fundamental beliefs we entertain about God, the universe or our … Continue reading PRAYER


“I want to know if you can disappoint another to be true to yourself.  If you can bear the accusation of betrayal and not betray your own soul.” ~ Oriah Mountain Dreamer ~ The phrase “I have absolutely no choice in the matter,” is not an uncommon one. This false belief arises during those times … Continue reading RADICAL FAITH


“What you are looking for is what you are looking with.” ~ Ernest Homes ~ It has been said that perception is reality. Before I jump on the band wagon, saying “yeah, that’s right,” I remember to pause for a moment and think about it, asking myself: what do I mean by that statement? For … Continue reading PERCEPTION


“There is one mind common to all individual men. Every man is an inlet to the same and to all of the same. He that is once admitted to the right of reason is made a freeman of the whole estate. What Plato has thought, he may think; what a saint has felt, he may … Continue reading ONE MIND


Last week, I watched four space travelers leave earth for a brief luxury tour of what lies beyond. Much preparation and anticipation preceded the adventure that lasted only minutes. Then they returned safely back to earth.   Many thoughts flooded my mind as I recalled the excitement of the first space travel back in 1961; … Continue reading OUT OF THIS WORLD


The words we hear ignite certain feelings that create images in the mind. When left alone, these feelings and images evolve slowly or quickly into the physical realm. The invisible feelings, emotions and images of the mind become visible depending upon their intensity.  These mental impressions are forerunners to “the word”; i.e., a single distinct … Continue reading GRACE


There are those who study the reliability of the universe. These scientists pass on their findings to whomever is open to receive them. Of course, the universe is too vast for scientists to study all the expressions of life with detailed attention, so they specialize their focus.  While sciences vary, all Laws and Principles, the … Continue reading SING YOUR SONG


Early on in my personal pursuit of Truth and Happiness, I stumbled upon The Science of Mind and began to learn about my relationship with Divine Mind. I read somewhere that we (humans) do not “think.” We think that we think, while all the time there is Something thinking through us. This concept was nothing … Continue reading THE BIG IDEA!


Me and a friend were talking about the spirituality of gardening. The conversation began with us both acknowledging that the vegetables she is now growing were comfort foods in our youth.  She showed me pictures of the growth process.  In this nostalgic mood, I remember my mother having a vegetable garden in the back yard. … Continue reading COMFORT FOOD


“Ask and you shall receive; knock and the door shall be opened.”Matthew 7:7 “Man has the ability to choose what he will do with his life, and is unified with a Law which automatically produces his choice.”~ Ernest Holmes ~ “While we are free to choose our actions, we are not free to choose the consequences … Continue reading THE POWER of CHOICE


Learning to surrender to the IS-Ness of Life is an essential spiritual practice. Much like forgiveness, it is not a one-time discipline. It must be done over and over again. Recently I reminded myself that it was time for me to surrender again to God’s will. Actually, I’ve had some resistance to the phrase, “surrender … Continue reading ACCEPTING WHAT IS

The Ideal: TRUTH

In spite of the struggle humanity is currently moving through; I am, nonetheless, awe-inspired by the unconstrained beauty that springtime yields. Over and over, I am called to reconcile my awareness of God’s magnificence all around, juxtaposed to the pain and suffering I see in the world.  I allow myself to move into the higher … Continue reading The Ideal: TRUTH


Can you look evil or tragedy in the eye and announce your faith, a faith that says Peace, Love and Harmony are the only Reality; that any so-called evil is “false evidence appearing real?” Can you do this without any resistance to the experience itself, knowing that “what you resist persists?”  In other words, have … Continue reading THE POWER WITHIN

Express Your SELF

“The highest God and the innermost God is One God.” ~ Ernest Holmes ~ The Principle of Being, as affirmed in the above quote, has been said in many ways. Mystics of every era have understood it; sacred books of the world have written about it; and devotees of all time have “caught it. “ … Continue reading Express Your SELF


Artificial Intelligence (AI) speaks to the phenomenal advancement humanity has made through the science of technology.  For example, I have easy access to information on any subject by simply entering a key word into my computer’s web browser. I may connect with people I have not seen in many years. I may play games, read … Continue reading LIVING INSIDE-OUT


Pierre Teilhard de Chardin said, “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience.” The entire month of February teaches me the divine dance between these two aspects of my nature.  One aspect is Invisible. It is the Source of my visible self, The Lead. It is The … Continue reading DANCE LESSONS


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