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Fasting The Mind

Spiritual Exercises for Psychic Detox, with teacher and author Jason Gregory ...
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Shamanic Healing

Shamanic Healing Traditional Medicine for the Modern World with healer and author Itzhak Beery ...
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There’s No Place Like Home

Rev. Paul John Roach and Rev. Patricia T. Bass share their experiences of the past 10 weeks and offer practical advice for living a joy-filled life ...
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On the Road with Paul & Wendy – Week 10: What we learned

Wendy and Paul share what they have learned over 10 weeks on the road in this final show of their sabbatical ...
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On the Road with Paul & Wendy – Week 9: Dallas, TX

This week Paul and Wendy spend an hour with his daughter, Miriam, talking about parenting, spirituality, and her involvement with Hinduism ...
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On the Road with Paul & Wendy – Week 8: Sooke Harbor, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Sooke Harbor, Vancouver Island, British Columbia. This week's topic: self-esteem and self-awareness. Photo Credit: Herb Neufeld, via Flicker, https://www.flickr.com/photos/oggiedog/8391749576 ...
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On the Road with Paul & Wendy – Week 7: Whidbey Island, Washington

This week Paul and Wendy spend an hour with long-time friends Nick and Kristine Tillotson in their straw bale house ...
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On the Road with Paul & Wendy – Week 6: Hastings, England with drummer LIam Genockey

This week Paul and Wendy Roach spend an hour with long-time friend Liam Genockey, drummer for Gerry Rafferty, Paul Brady and Steeleye Span, from his home in Hastings, England ...
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On the Road with Paul & Wendy – Week 5: The Isle of Rona with island manager Bill Cowie

This week Paul John Roach and Wendy Van Roach are on the Isle of Rona a remote Scottish Island (LAT 57 33.3.3N, LONG 05 59.2W). Listen as as Paul and ...
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On the Road with Paul & Wendy – Week 4 – Clannish Stones

This week Paul John Roach & Wendy Vann Roach are in the town of Stornoway in the Isle of Lewis, Scotland. Stornoway is a town on the Isle of Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides (also known as the Western ...
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On the Road with Paul & Wendy – Week 3 – Isle of Lewis

This week Paul John Roach & Wendy Vann Roach are in the small Village of Arnol on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides on the Northwest of Scotland. Check out their interview ...
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On the Road with Paul & Wendy – Week 2 – Poolewe in the Western Scottish Highlands

The adventures of Paul & Wendy continue in the Western Scottish Highlands! ...
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On the Road with Paul & Wendy – Week 1 – Edinburgh & Ochil Hills, Scotland

Listen in with Paul and Wendy as they discuss their travels in England, Edinburgh and Ochil Hills, Scotland ...
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Reclaiming Your Body with author Suzanne Scurlock-Durana

Reclaiming Your Body Healing from trauma and awakening to your body’s wisdom with author Suzanne Scurlock-Durana ...
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Oh, the Places You’ll Go with Rev. Paul John Roach & Rev. Patricia T. Bass

Listen in with Rev. Paul John Roach & Rev. Patricia T. Bass to learn all about Reverend Paul’s plans for his sabbatical and to get to know Reverend Patricia who ...
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Soul Whispering with Linda Star Wolf and Nita Gage

Soul Whispering The art of awakening shamanic consciousness with authors Linda Star Wolf and Nita Gage ...
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No Time or Space to Spirit

We are not limited by linear time. The universe is timeless and limitless and we can experience that infinite presence on a daily basis ...
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Inside the Miracle

Inside the Miracle - Enduring illness, approaching wholeness, with author Mark Nepo ...
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What Is Freedom?

We discuss how true freedom comes when we regulate ourselves by Principle and become empowered to live dynamic lives ...
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Interview with Brian Leaf

The Teacher Appears - 108 Prompts to Power Your Yoga Practice with author Brian Leaf ...
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Circulate The Good

In this sermon we explore how to allow the inner stream of God’s abundance to bring greater demonstration of Good into our lives ...
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Listening to Ayahuasca with Rachel Harris

New hope for depression, addiction, PTSD, and anxiety, with author Rachel Harris, Ph.D.   ...
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Strength and Courage 

On this Father’s Day 2017 sermon we explore the qualities of strength and courage and how they can serve us well in difficult times ...
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Interview with Lisa Smartt Author of Words at the Threshold

Words at the Threshold - What we say as we’re nearing death with author Lisa Smartt ...
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What is Paganism?

We explore seven key elements of paganism as an earth-based spirituality ...
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The Little Book of Wisdom – with author Don Miguel Ruiz, Jr.

The Little Book of Wisdom – with author Don Miguel Ruiz, Jr ...
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Got That Feeling In My Soul!

On Rock and Soul Sunday we discover the power of connecting to our souls and some elegant suggestions on how to do this in the teachings of The Four Agreements ...
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Interview with Don Jose Ruiz

My Good Friend the Rattlesnake - With Don Jose Ruiz, author, teacher, and son of Don Miguel Ruiz ...
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Taoism 101

We explore the four essential teachings of Taoism and examine a wisdom teaching by Chuang Tzu and how it applies in our lives today ...
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A discussion of the movie, Silence

A Discussion of Martin Scorsese’s New Movie Silence - With Mark Dennis and Darren Middleton ...
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Some Cool Parables

We look at nine parables of Jesus and their relevance to our lives today in contacting and living from the kingdom of heaven within ...
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The (not so) Little Book of Surprises

The (not so) Little Book of Surprises - Words and photographs from the mystical vision and poetry of Deirdre Hade, Endre Balogh, and William Arntz ...
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Infolding and Unfolding

Infolding and Unfolding

Life does not happen to us, it happens for us. We explore how to unfold the amazing intelligence, love and life that is already unfolded within us ...
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What’s Tarot Got To Do with it? with Jim Larsen

What's Tarot Got To Do With it? The Fool’s Path to Enlightenment - Exploring the tarot and how to know in the Silence of our souls with author Jim Larsen ...
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Universal and Unconditional

In this message we examine the radically inclusive, vast and allowing nature of Reality and how we can cooperate with it ...
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Dark Matters with Lauri Boyd

Dark Matters - Discovering wholeness in the shadows with Unity minister and author Lauri Boyd ...
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An Hour With Father Richard Rohr

An Hour with Father Richard Rohr - Talking about his new book The Divine Dance: The Trinity and Your Transformation. A warm and engaging discussion about the trinity and the ...
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How To Stay Youthful

In this message I share secrets of staying youthful in body and Spirit, in our relationships and in our work ...
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Where Spirituality and Politics Collide

Where Spirituality and Politics Collide - With author, professor, blogger and singer/songwriter Peter Bolland and Unity minister Paul Tenaglia ...
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Sunshine

In this Easter message, we explore the nature of sun/sonshine through the power of the trinity of light, love, and life ...
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Shamanic Power with Stanley Krippner

The Shamanic Power of Rolling Thunder - The celebrated and controversial Native American medicine man with author and professor Stanley Krippner ...
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Springtime (Palm Sunday)

We look at the Palm Sunday story from four perspectives – literal, allegorical, metaphysical and spiritual finding a template for our journey: executive humility, appreciation, affirmation, transformation ...
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Unity and Non-dual Awareness with Richard Anderson

Richard Anderson - Coach, teacher and author talks about Unity and Non-dual awareness in his native country the UK ...
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A Hour with Neal Vahle

A Hour with Neal Vahle - Unity historian, college professor, author and editor, Neal will talk about his book The Spiritual Journey of Charles Fillmore – Discovering the Power Within ...
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Looking Straight Ahead

We explore the power that comes from focused, openhearted living based on moving forward from the timeless point of now ...
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Living the Paradox

Living the Paradox - Of time and eternity, finite and infinite, gradual and immediate with Paul and his wife Wendy Roach ...
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Falling for the Stars with Lisa Loving Dalton

Falling for the Stars - A stunt gal’s tattle tales with stuntwoman, actor, drama teacher and healer Lisa Loving Dalton ...
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Exploring the Lost Masters with Linda Johnsen

Lost Masters - Rediscovering the Mysticism of the Ancient Greek Philosophers with author Linda Johnsen ...
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The Wisdom of Micah 6:8

Exploring the power of justice, faithful love and humility as key elements on the spiritual path ...
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Unique Like Everyone Else

I'm off to Australia this coming week so the next few blogs will take the form of a travelog through the beautiful states of New South Wales and Victoria. Wendy ...
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Interview with Rev. Charline Manuel

In this four part series "Unity Ministers Share Their Spiritual Journey" this week I talk with Rev. Charline Manuel ...
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Uppity Women of the Bible Part 2

In this message we look at the various Marys of the Gospels as well as Martha, two courageous women and a dangerous dance ...
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A Middling Sort of Middle Way

Are you a middling sort of person? Truth be told, most of us are. We avoid extremes, occasionally get a little crazy, but the majority of the time we go ...
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Interview with Rev. Mark Fuss

In this four part series "Unity Ministers Share Their Spiritual Journey" this week I talk with Rev. Mark Fuss ...
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Uppity Women of the Bible, Part 1

In part one we look at courageous, strong and intuitive women from the Old Testament including Rahab, Deborah, Jael, Ruth, Esther and Judith. We explore what they have to teach us ...
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The Door

I have just returned from Unity World Headquarters at Unity Village in Kansas City where I serve on the Board of Trustees. I remember the first time I came to ...
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Unity Minister, Rev. Phil Pierson

In this four part series "Unity Ministers Share Their Spiritual Journey" this week I talk with Rev. Phil Pierson ...
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Expanding The Good

This week we explore the truth that we have the power to expand the good or contract it with our choices, ideas and outlook.  We focus in this message on ...
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Connected

Today I am sharing a poem that I wrote about our inherent oneness. God, Divine Presence, The Universe, whatever we name it, does not perceive separation or give any evidence ...
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Unity Minister, Patricia Bass

In this four part series "Unity Ministers Share Their Spiritual Journey" this week I talk with Rev. Patricia Bass ...
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Jesus & Buddha Share Their Wisdom

We explore the amazing similarity in the teachings of Jesus and Buddha and their relevance to our lives today ...
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Staying Creative

As I write this blog I'm watching the cedar waxwings cascade around shrubs in my backyard as they feast on berries. Sometimes they get intoxicated on the fermented fruit and ...
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Fully Engaged with Tom Sterner

Fully Engaged - Using the Practicing Mind in Daily Life with author Thomas M. Sterner ...
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Unpacking Ezekiel

We explore the message of restoration and renewal from exile and forgetfulness that Ezekiel provides and how to put into practice a higher truth ...
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Making Peace With Your Mind – with Mark Coleman

Make Peace With Your Mind - How mindfulness and compassion can free you from your inner critic with author Mark Coleman ...
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Power of Imagination

The Power of Imagination

We explore how to bring the formless into form with ideas from Charles Fillmore and a poem by Paul ...
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Start Right Where You Are

Start Right Where You Are - How little changes can make a big difference with author Sam Bennett ...
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Spiritual Maturity

We offer ten hallmarks of spiritual maturity including a quotation from the wisdom of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius ...
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How to live an authentic and empowered life

An Hour with Gregg Levoy - Talking about how to live an authentic and empowered life ...
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Everything New

Explaining the radical idea of Nothing and Everything we gain insight from Meister Eckhart, Charles Fillmore and the Book of Revelation on this White Stone Sunday ...
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Earth Gospel

“Earth Gospel” - An exploration of author and professor Sam Hamilton-Poore’s illuminating prayer book of eco-inspiration ...
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Fired Up

On our annual burning bowl Sunday for 2017 we explore the nature of fire and light and its power to help us release the old and claim the good ...
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An Interview With Maggy Whitehouse

The ever insightful and ever effervescent Maggy Whitehouse joins me to talk about birthing the Christ in our hearts this Christmastime, unleashing love, abundance, and joy. Listen to the archive ...
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Funkytown Podcast with Jeffery Lord: Spirituality and Rock Music

Jeff Lord invites me once again as a guest on his Funkytownpodcast show. We talk about spirituality and rock music focusing on my new book concept: The spiritual path in ...
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Enlightenment with Jason Gregory

Enlightenment Now: Liberation is your True Nature with teacher, speaker and author Jason Gregory ...
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Spiral Wisdom

We investigate spirals and how they reveal a pattern of living that is creative and centered in Truth ...
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Whispers From the Wild with Amelia Kinkade

Whispers from the Wild: Listening to voices from the animal kingdom with author and animal communicator Amelia Kinkade ...
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Breakthrough Moments

We talk about moments of awakening to our true nature with personal reflection, a quotation by Franz Kafka and practical ways to open and receive ...
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Becoming Childlike

We look at qualities of being childlike from trust and innocence to rich and open hearted, referencing the prophet Isaiah, Jesus in Mark and Tibetan master Chogyam Trungpa ...
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Healthy Mindedness with John Dunne

Healthy Mindedness With John D. Dunne the Distinguished Chair in Contemplative Humanities through the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Dr. Dunne combines Buddhism and neuroscience to ...
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Welcoming the Christ Within

Advent 1 - Hope At the traditional beginning of the church year we explore what it means to welcome the Christ into our lives. We unpack the powerful message of ...
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Secrets of the Adepts – Interview with James Phillips

Secrets of the Adepts The wisdom of ancient Egyptian spirituality with author and speaker James Phillips ...
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The Power of Gratitude

The Power of Gratitude

We examine the fact that we always have a choice between love and fear, expansion and contraction.  Insightful quotations from Charles Fillmore and Pema Chodron guide us to activate gratitude ...
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Disappearance of the Universe Interview with Gary Renard

A talk with best selling author and lecturer Gary Renard about his book Disappearance of the Universe ...
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What is Tithing?

The secret power of tithing explained ...
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Staying Centered on Election Day

Staying Centered on Election Day

Staying Centered on Election Day Ways to stay calm and loving on momentous days ...
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Principles of Abundance

Charles Fillmore’s seven steps to living the abundant life ...
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Accepting Unconditional Love with Ruth Cherry, PhD

Accepting Unconditional Love with psychotherapist and author Ruth Cherry, PhD ...
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The Light Overcomes the Dark

Using scriptures from John, Luke, Genesis and a powerful formula from Charles Fillmore as well as Hindu spirituality we explore how light and dark work together to do amazing things ...
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The Power of Forgiveness with Emily Hooks

The Power of Forgiveness With author Emily J. Hooks.  Discover wholeness and self-love with a comprehensive process for healing ...
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Healthy Living Lessons from the Buddha

Healthy Living Lessons from the Buddha

A look at the noble eight-fold path and what it tells us about wisdom, ethics and heart connection ...
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Simples Gratitudes

Simple Gratitudes

I believe we need only one thing to live in gratitude and appreciation. That one thing is our ability to allow the present moment to unfold just as it is ...
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Drowning in the Light with Jared Rosen

Drowning in the Light Memories of the new age with author, artist and innovator in digital media I.J. Rosen ...
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Mahatma Gandhi’s Favorite Scripture

Mahatma Gandhi’s Favorite Scripture

An examination of the power of the Isha Upanishad and the three words that transformed Gandhi’s life ...
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Abandonment Recovery with Susan Anderson

The Abandonment Recovery Workbook Guidance through the five stages of healing from abandonment, heartbreak, and loss with author Susan Anderson ...
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Essence of the Gospels

Key teachings from Jesus on how to live successful lives ...
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Native American Spirituality

An interview with elder and wiseman Dee Wineman ...
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In the Flow with the Tao Te Ching

We examine how flow is the nature of the universe and how the Tao Te Ching balances this idea with the inherent still center at the heart of all things ...
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Dropping The Struggle with Roger Housden

Dropping the Struggle: Seven Ways to Love the Life You Have I interview Roger Housden about his latest book on releasing anxiety and stress ...
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Embracing What Is

We explore the nature of Reality and how we can become aware of this open secret.  We look particularly at a breakthrough experience described by Tony Parsons in his book ...
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Standing Firmly in Truth in the Midst of Tragedy

Standing Firmly in Truth in the Midst of Tragedy

The primary task of a spiritual community is to remember and affirm who we are and to live dynamically from that remembrance and affirmation. This remembrance informs the community’s teachings, ...
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The Tao Te Ching

The Tao Te Ching - A walk through of this amazing Chinese text of wisdom and practicality ...
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Extend Love

We explore three ways to extend love by coming out of hiding, asking what is mine to do and staying playful ...
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Unity and A Course in Miracles

An interview with author, teacher and radio host Paul Hasselbeck to talk about his latest book comparing Unity with the Course in Miracles teachings ...
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Do No Harm

First do no harm is part of every doctor’s dedication. We examine the way of being harmless and look at examples for Hinduism, Buddhism and the teachings of Jesus ...
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Shiva/Shakti

Exploring the integration of male and female energies based on the Hindu Gods Shiva and Parvati or Shakti ...
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Work: Joy or Drudgery?

In this message we explore how important attitude is in converting whats into hows. Looking at Brother Lawrence, The Bhagavad Gita, Jesus’ vision and everyday life we see how to make ...
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Unity Ministers Share Their Spiritual Journey: Paul John Roach!

Unity Ministers Share Their Spiritual Journey 5 - Rev. Paul John Roach’s wife Wendy interviews him about the spiritual teachings that have influenced him ...
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The Hero’s Journey 4: The Return Home

Having received our blessing we must go back into our seemingly ordinary lives to integrate what we have learned ...
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Unity Ministers Share Their Spiritual Journey: Marj Britt

Unity Ministers Share Their Spiritual Journey 4 - Rev. Marj Britt shares her eclectic spiritual inspirations and practices ...
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The Hero’s Journey 3: Receiving The Gift

We continue our series on the hero’s journey by exploring the nature of the gifts that we receive to sustain and inspire us in our lives ...
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Unity Ministers Share Their Spiritual Journey: Scott Schell

Unity Ministers Share Their Spiritual Journey 3 - Rev. Scott Schell shares his joint journey with Unity and the Ridhwan School ...
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The Hero’s Journey 2: Testing

In this message we examine the purpose of tests, trials and temptations in our lives with reference to the Buddha, Jesus, and Ramakrishna among other great tales of overcoming ...
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Unity Ministers Share Their Spiritual Journey: Rev. Robert Brumet

Unity Ministers Share Their Spiritual Journey 2 - Rev. Robert Brumet talks about his commitment to the Buddhist practice of Vipassana ...
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The Hero’s Journey 1: Leaving

We begin our four part series on the hero’s journey by discussing the call to adventure and our willingness to leave our comfort zone for new possibilities ...
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Unity Ministers Share Their Spiritual Journey: Rev. Howard Caesar

Unity Ministers Share Their Spiritual Journey 1 - Rev. Howard Caesar talks about his experience with the Oneness Blessing and with John of God ...
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Watchtower Wisdom

Referencing the Book of Habakkuk and the writings of Bob Dylan we explore how to climb the watchtower of awareness and clarify our vision for our lives ...
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Religion and Violence – Part Two

Religion and Violence - Part two of a three-part series on how violence and religion are so intimately connected through both terror and war with Rev. Jim Gaither ...
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True in Our Deeds

The third in our series on being true in our thoughts, words and deeds.  This week we explore how to sanctify our actions so that they are helpful and effective ...
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Religion and Violence – Part one

Religion and Violence - Part one of a three-part series on how violence and religion are so intimately connected through both terror and war, with peace activist Len Ellis ...
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True in our Words

We explore the power of words to hurt or heal and how harnessing our creative words can have a powerful effect on ourselves and our world ...
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Reduced To Joy

Reduced to Joy - A discussion with best-selling author Mark Nepo. Poems for transformation and awakening ...
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True in our Thoughts

Join Rev. Paul John Roach as we discuss being impeccable and in full integrity in our thoughts ...
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The Mystic Vision

On this show I shared my thoughts on the mystic path and practical mysticism referencing the works of F.C. Happold and Evelyn Underhill.  Find out how mystics can pay the bills ...
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Jesus’ Other Cheek

A discussion of nonresistance, surrender, and letting go ...
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A Way To God with Matthew Fox

A Way to God - Thomas Merton’s Creation Spirituality Journey. An interview with Matthew Fox about his new book on the great Catholic mystic and activist Thomas Merton ...
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The Power of Three

The power of three, the trinity, is the creative process. Listen in as we explore ways it unfolds ...
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The Spirituality of England

The Spirituality of England – Ancient and Modern. Paul and his wife Wendy share their thoughts on the spirituality of the English people and landscape based on their latest trip ...
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What is Sanity?

To be truly sane is to see the inherent craziness and insanity we take for granted as normal in our everyday world ...
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You Inner GPS with Zen Cryar DeBrucke

Your Inner GPS - Follow your internal guidance to Optimal Health, Happiness, and Satisfaction with Zen Cryar DeBrucke ...
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Daring Greatly

We explore Brene Brown’s great book about how the courage to be vulnerable transforms the way we live, love, parent and lead ...
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Atheism

“Atheism” - With Peter Bolland, author, professor, and songwriter. What is atheism and how is it a meaningful approach in a religion obsessed world? ...
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The Way of Balance

In the third part of our series we see how we can bring fullness and emptiness together to find balance and peace in our lives ...
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The Activist’s Tao Te Ching

The Activist’s Tao Te Ching - Ancient advice for a modern revolution with author William Martin ...
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The Way of Negation

We explore how emptiness guarantees fullness with reference to great mystics, practical spirituality and the glorious insights of the Heart Sutra.  Find out how letting go is the best thing ...
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On the Verge with Cara Bradley

On the Verge Wake up, Show up, and Shine with Cara Bradley. Ways to tap your personal power and thrive ...
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The Way of Affirmation

The first in a three-part series focusing on ways to approach the divine.  This week we look at God as the affirmative impulse of the Universe ...
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Peace in Uncertainty

Paul John Roach talks about the current state of the world and how to live serenely amid the apparent strain and stress ...
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4 Keys to Mastery Series

In this series I offer four powerful and relevant messages on the theme of mastery in our relationships with others, with money, with wholeness, and health and in the unfoldment ...
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Spirituality and the Beatles

Fascinating discussion with author, minister, and lecturer, Phil Goldberg, exploring the spiritual lives of the Beatles and their influence on our society. Phil will be visiting Unity Fort Worth April ...
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Miracles of Nature

We explore ten reasons to honor and appreciate Mother Nature also referencing Nature’s amazing self-renewing power ...
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Spirit Matters Interview

In this interview I talk about Unity, the mystical path, and my journey in awareness. One of the co-hosts of this show, Phil Goldberg, will be our guest speaker at Unity ...
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Seeking Jordan

Seeking Jordan - How I learned the truth about death and the invisible universe with psychologist, professor and author Matthew McKay ...
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Happily Ever After And 39 Other Myths About Love

Happily Ever After And 39 Other Myths About Love with authors Linda and Charlie Bloom ...
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A Healthy Mind in a Healthy Body

We explore the river of life that integrates our Spirit, mind and body and offer up ten helpful practices to live by ...
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Clearing Emotional Clutter

Clearing Emotional Clutter  - Mindfulness Practices for letting go of what’s blocking your fulfillment and transformation with author Donald Altman ...
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Healing and Wholeness Class

Myrtle and Charles Fillmore on Healing and Wholeness - Part 1 Wednesdays - 7:00 - 8:30 pm Unity of Fort Worth - Fellowship Hall April 6th - May 4th Led by ...
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An Hour with an Elder Empress of the Rastafari Faith

An Hour with an Elder Empress of the Rastafari Faith - Journalist, Jamaican senator, and personal friend of Bob Marley, Barbara Makeda Blake Hannah joins me to share about her ...
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Everlasting Life

In this Easter message we explore the Truth of the three great qualities that have no opposites: Light, Love, and Life.  The realization of his inherent Oneness in Light, Love, ...
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Interview with Dr. Shelley Kaehr

Lifestream - The insights of a past life regression therapist Dr. Shelley Kaehr ...
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The Power of Courage

We explore the oceanic consciousness that we are with references to Charles Fillmore, the Gospel of Luke and some amazing sayings from the Gospel of Thomas ...
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Don’t Be A Jerk!

Don’t Be A Jerk…and other practical advice from Dogen, Japan’s greatest Zen Master with Brad Warner, author, zen priest, filmmaker and punk bassist ...
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The Power of Mindfulness

Awareness, presence and mindful attention are ways to live a meaningful life.  In this message we discover how to do it ...
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Vegan Activist Dr. Will Tuttle

The World Peace Diet With author, activist, Buddhist priest and musician Dr. Will Tuttle ...
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A Widow and a Jar of Oil

We explore 2 Kings 4:1-7 as a powerful template for successful living and offer practical advice to enhance the good in our lives ...
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Investigating Islam

What do we really know about the Muslim religion? Is so called Islamic terrorism a real threat? How can Rumi, a Muslim, be America's favorite poet? How can we gain ...
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Investigating Islam Panel Discussion

Investigating Islam – Episode 6 of 6 - A listeners’ discussion of what we have learned about the impact of Islam in today’s world ...
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Keys to Mastery

We explore seven powerful keys to mastery using ideas from Charles Fillmore, Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj and the wisdom of experience ...
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Modern Day Terrorism

A discussion of Modern Day Terrorism with Dr. Mark Dennis, Professor of East Asian Religions at Texas Christian University ...
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Keys to Prosperity

Keys to Prosperity

We explore seven keys to unleash prosperity in our lives through contacting and activating the inexhaustible supply of God ...
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Maggy Whitehouse

The Gift of Sufi Poetry

The Gift of Sufi Poetry - With author and broadcaster Maggy Whitehouse ...
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Keys-to-Harmony

Keys to Harmony

Using inspiring quotations from Charles Fillmore and Eric Butterworth we examine Unity’s framework of Personality and Individuality and how to shift from ego to Spirit and discover order and harmony ...
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The World of Islam

The World of Islam - With Professor, singer, songwriter, and blogger Peter Bolland ...
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Keys to Healing

Keys to Healing

In this first of our four part series on the classic principles of Unity we focus on keys to healing; how to find health and wholeness in our lives ...
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The Nature of ISIS

The Nature of ISIS - With Associate Professor of Islamic and Religious Studies at Texas Christian University Dr. Yushau Sodiq ...
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Rehabilitating the Pharisees

We examine the message of freedom taught by Jesus contrasted to the limitations of the Pharisees drawing examples from John 3, Matthew 23, and the lyrics of Eddie Vedder ...
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Paul and Wendy

Prejudice and Discrimination –Why?

Prejudice and Discrimination –Why? A discussion on the divisions in our country and our world with Paul and his wife Wendy ...
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Secular Meditation

Secular Meditation 32 Practices for Cultivating Inner Peace, Compassion, and Joy with author and leader of the Harvard Humanist Mindfulness group Rick Heller ...
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Uniquely Gifted

Uniquely Gifted

We explore the truth that God has poured out many gifts for us.  We activate these gifts by Being and Doing.  We also do an exercise based on Douglas Harding’s ...
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Liberating Jesus

Liberating Jesus: Finding the true meaning of the Gospels with author and attorney Roberta Grimes ...
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Spirit is in Charge

On this White Stone Sunday we examine the significance of Revelation 2:12-17 and its call to remember our divinity and align with Spirit ...
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I Release and I Let Go

On this Burning Bowl Sunday we examine the invitation to release, let go and expand into a greater more generous life ...
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Peaceful Glow

We immerse ourselves in the glow of the new birth reflecting on the nature of light and how it shines in the darkness of fear and ego ...
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I Choose

Inspiring words of wisdom about choice for life and the holiday season ...
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Sex, Love and Dharma

Sex, Love and Dharma - Ancient Wisdom for modern relationships with author Simon Chokoisky ...
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Celebrating the Joy

Using the inspiring words of Nehemiah, Jesus, and Charles Fillmore we examine how to celebrate the joy that is the strength of the Lord in us ...
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Sanctify Yourself!

When times are tough it is not an excuse to fall apart but to “gird up our loins” as the Bible says. It’s a time to gather ourselves together and ...
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Glastonbury Myths

This poem was written on December 9th 2015 in response to a newspaper article I read saying that the Glastonbury myths have been exposed and proved false. These myths include ...
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Looking Ahead

We examine how we learn from history but cannot live there.  We explore how to look ahead with inspiration from the Tao Te Ching, The Beatitudes and Joshua ...
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Lessons from the Archangels

Lessons from the Archangels - Celebrating the angelic powers this holiday season with author Belinda Womack ...
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Look and Listen!

We examine the power of being present, looking, and listening and how maintaining the high watch gives us greater clarity and ability ...
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Seven Cups of Consciousness

Seven Cups of Consciousness, Change Your Life by Connecting to the Higher Realms with author Aleya Dao ...
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A House Not Made With Hands

When we build on spiritual awareness we are not making the Tower of Babel but a house not made with hands ...
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Reclaiming the Wild Soul

Reclaiming the Wild Soul How Earth’s Landscapes Restore Us to Wholeness with author Mary Reynolds Thompson ...
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Lamps Old and New

We contemplate and celebrate the nature of light and lift our consciousness through its illuminating power ...
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The Spirituality of Age

The Spirituality of Age, A seeker’s guide to growing older with Robert T. Weber and Carol Orsborn ...
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The Reality Beyond the Façade

Many of Elton John’s songs allude to the reality that is hidden beyond the façade. As we celebrate Elton John’s music on Rock and Roll Sunday we explore themes of ...
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Sidewalk Oracles

Sidewalk Oracles, Playing with Signs, Symbols, and Synchronicity in Everyday Life with author Robert Moss ...
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What is a Saint?

On All Saint’s Day we examine what is a saint? Can we aspire to be one too? We explore what a saint really is and how we can aspire to ...
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An Hour with Simon Wood

An Hour with Simon Wood - Oxford graduate, copywriter, poet, and Londoner Simon Wood joins me to discuss his latest poetry ...
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Spiritual Telepathy

Spiritual Telepathy With Colleen Mauro - Ancient techniques to access the wisdom of your soul ...
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Polarities

We discuss how we live in a both/and world and that the polarities in our lives create wholeness. We look at insightful scriptures from the Tao Te Ching ...
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You Can’t Ruin My Day

You Can’t Ruin My Day - 52 wake-up calls to turn any situation around with publisher and author Allen Klein ...
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Circulation

We examine the powerful principle of circulation with insight from Charles Fillmore, Jesus, Dogen, Eric Butterworth, and William Wordsworth. Everything flows; discover how to be a part of that flow ...
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An Hour with Steve Bhaerman

An Hour with Steve Bhaerman - Author, comedian, activist Steve Bhaerman joins me along with his alter ego Swami Beyondananda ...
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The Four Yogas

In this message we look at the four great pathways to spiritual realization and effective practice:  Action, Devotion, Knowledge, and Discipline as laid out in the Hindu teachings as Karma, ...
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The Transfiguration of Our World

The Transfiguration of Our World - How a light alliance is transforming darkness and creating a new earth with author Gordon Asher Davidson ...
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Chant the Name of the Lord

We discuss that chanting the name also connects us to the nature of the divine.  We explore chant from Christian, Buddhist, and other traditions ...
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Maintaining an Awakened State

Writer, singer, professor and speaker Peter Bolland joins me again to explore how to stay open ...
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Joy Bliss Ananda

Joy Bliss Ananda

Looking at the inherent joy within God’s creation and sparking it in our souls. We explore the nature of bliss and joy as qualities of Spirit expressing, looking at examples ...
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Bright Dark Madonna

A novel from the Maeve Chronicles exploring the nature of Mary Magdalene with author Elizabeth Cunningham ...
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Affirmative Prayer

Affirmative Prayer

A discussion of Unity’s form of prayer, how it differs from conventional prayer, and how to do it. Plus 20 powerful affirmations from the Unity tradition ...
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Journey to Japan

Paul’s wife Wendy joins him to discuss the discoveries they made on their recent visit to Japan ...
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Finding Rest

Finding Rest

This Labor Day weekend talk focuses on finding rest in our being through centering, being good to ourselves, and renewing by relaxing. Taking advice and inspiration from Jesus, Marcus Aurelius ...
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Staying Awake! Seven potent practices for staying conscious in a world full of distractions

Originally published by Unity Magazine - Sept./Oct. 2015. Seven potent practices for staying conscious in a world full of distractions BY REV. PAUL JOHN ROACH Can you recall a moment ...
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Speaking with Nature

Speaking With Nature - Awakening to the deep wisdom of the Earth with author Sandra Ingerman ...
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Dweller On The Threshold

Dweller On The Threshold

The doorway from one room in consciousness to another is a powerful place. We investigate how to pass across the threshold and celebrate how the Christ Spirit is there at ...
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Direct Pointing to the Heart

We discover the inner sanctum of love and possibility that lies at the heart of us and look at ways to enter ...
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Opening to Meditation

Opening to Meditation - Discussing the many paths to successful meditation with counselor, radio personality, and teacher Diana Long ...
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The Wheel of Healing with Ayurveda

The Wheel of Healing with Ayurveda - A path to a healthy lifestyle with practitioner and author Michelle S Fondin ...
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Ten Steps to Healing

In this message we offer principles and tools to redirect our lives in a healthy direction ...
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An Hour with Brother ChiSing

An Hour with Brother ChiSing - Buddhist/Christian teacher ChiSing discusses his path and how his cancer diagnosis has deepened his practice ...
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The Hidden Realm of God

In this episode we look at the historical Jesus and his Healing Philosophy with author, professor, and president of Holos University, Rev. Jim Gaither ...
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Divine Sophia with Tricia McCannon

Return of the Divine Sophia - Healing the Earth through the Lost Wisdom Teachings of Jesus, Isis, and Mary Magdalene” with author Tricia McCannon ...
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Everyday Zen

We look at the very practical nature of Zen and how it helps us to live a present and focused life.  Several examples are given from Zen teachings many of ...
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It’s A Furnace!

We look at the dramatic story of the Burning Fiery furnace from Daniel and how it shows us how to overcome the powers of ego, control, and fear ...
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Jane Eyre’s Sisters with Jody Gentian Bower

Author Jody Gentian Bower joins me for a discussion of her new book, Jane Eyre’s Sisters – How Women Live and Write the Heroine’s Story ...
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The Hidden Realm of God with Rev. Jim Gaither

Professor, author, and speaker Rev. Jim Gaither joins Paul in a dialogue discussing his new book about Jesus as philosopher and healer ...
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Is there really such a thing as a coincidence?

Is there really such a thing as a coincidence? In this wide ranging talk we look at the correlation of coincidence and divine order and investigate the nature of the ...
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Tantra for the West – With author and publisher Marc Allen

What does tantra have to do with your relationships, work, money, creativity, sex, food and drink, being alone, meditation and yoga, aging and healing, politics, freedom, and enlightenment? Everything! Within ...
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Strong and Kind

The greatest qualities of a father are the blend of strength and tender kindness. In this sermon we examine the balance of opposites that give our lives true meaning and ...
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Taming Your Outer Child

Overcoming self-sabotage and healing from abandonment with author and psychotherapist Susan Anderson ...
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Wisdom of Smokey the Bear

We explore the poet Gary Snyder’s humorous and inspiring liberation sutra about Smokey the Bear as a call to live more holistically and let go of self-sabotaging behaviors ...
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Love Is Stronger Than Death

One woman’s experience with the mystical union of two souls, with priest, retreat leader and author Cynthia Bourgeault ...
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Conscious Evolution

We share our role in the evolutionary unfolding of our lives, our society and our planet ...
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In the Company of Sages

Psychotherapist Greg Bogart talks about his book exploring the journey of the spiritual seeker ...
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Point of Origin

Laird Scranton, a leading authority on Dogon mythology and symbolism, talks about his book on Gobekli Tepe and the spiritual matrix for the world’s cosmologies ...
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Joseph: Not Just a Dreamer

Examining our potential to solve current problems and move humanity into a new paradigm ...
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An Hour With Richard Anderson

A journey from dogmatic fundamentalism to New Thought ...
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The Gift of Shamanism

Author and healer Itzhak Beery talks about his latest book of visionary power, ayahuasca dreams, and journeys to other realms ...
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The Fertile Earth

Exploring the abundance of Mother Earth at this spring festival time ...
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An Hour With Barbara Marx Hubbard

Discussing the revised edition of her classic book Conscious Evolution: Awakening the Power of Our Social Potential ...
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The Grateful Life

The secret to happiness and the science of contentment, with authors Nina Lesowitz and Mary Beth Sammons ...
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Ignite Your Authenticity

Being authentic allows you to accept the seeming limitations of humanness. Doing this opens the way to your true self. In this show I invite you to: Discover the blessing ...
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Loving What Is

We examine Byron Katie’s techniques for freeing ourselves from our personalities and stories and unleashing the flow of spirit in our lives ...
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Imagine The Life You’d Love to Live, Then Live It

“Imagine the Life You’d Love to Live, Then Live It” Fifty two inspired habits and playful prompts with author Peg Conley ...
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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

We examine the nature of mirrors as reflectors, homes to our projections, and also the Truth. Using quotations from St. Paul and the Tao Te Ching we explore how to ...
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Aramaic Wisdom and Cosmic Consciousness

“Aramaic Wisdom and Cosmic Consciousness” With author, workshop presenter and speaker Dale Allen Hoffman ...
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You Can’t Keep a Great Idea Down

Jesus’ message of love and forgiveness cannot be destroyed even by death. We explore the greatest idea of all and, using the beautiful passage in John 20:1-18, we see how ...
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The Physics of Angels

“The Physics of Angels” – Exploring the realm where science and Spirit meet with Matthew Fox ...
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Each Step Is Important

In this Palm Sunday message we discuss ways in which we can step forward effectively in our lives as we celebrate the amazing demonstration of Jesus Christ ...
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Happiness A to Z

A gleeful guide to finding and following your bliss with author Louise Baxter Harmon ...
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All Are Welcome

We are all welcome in God’s universe.  We explore the radical inclusive message of Jesus and his call for us to be a welcoming presence.  We also share Thomas Keating’s ...
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The Inspired Life

“The Inspired Life” - Bringing big changes and greater happiness week by week with author Susyn Reeve ...
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Following Inner Guidance

We offer seven steps and a four way test to discover and activate inner guidance as well as a look at the template offered in the Lord’s Prayer ...
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The World Influencing Art, Music, and Consciousness of Rastafarianism

I discuss this fascinating subject with Darren Middleton, a leading authority on the subject ...
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Wisdom of the Saints

We examine what a saint truly is and how the qualities we see in saints are also in us.  A lively and joyous exploration of our inherent good ...
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An Hour with Cash Peters

Cash Peters, broadcaster, radio commentator and author joins me for a lively show based on his book about John of God entitled, “A Little Book of Believing” and his latest ...
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Musicians Paradiso and Rasamayi

A discussion with musicians Paradiso and Rasamayi who share their spiritual message through extraordinary musical vibration and tone. In this show they discuss their life work. Listen to the interview ...
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The Relationship Handbook: An interview with Gina Vucci

“The Relationship Handbook –  A path to consciousness, healing and growth” Shakti Gawain’s new book is reviewed with co-author Gina Vucci. Listen to the interview here: ...
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The Woman At The Well

Exploring John 4 we see how Jesus breaks down taboos and goes to the heart of spirituality in ways that are meaningful for us today. Photo credit: http://www.wikiart.org/en/annibale-carracci/the-samaritan-woman-at-the-well Artist: Annibale ...
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Matthew Fox on Meister Eckhart

“Meister Eckhart: A mystic warrior for our times" with author and transformational teacher Matthew Fox ...
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Walking The Earth

We examine ten ways to walk upon the earth including wandering, pilgrimage, labyrinth, barefoot, and being present to what is ...
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The Power of Myth with Peter Boland

“Why Myth is Still Potent” Professor, writer, and singer songwriter Peter Bolland joins me to discuss the power of myth in modern society ...
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Passion

We explore the nature of passion and its power in transforming our lives especially when we use it skillfully ...
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An interview with Eric Maisel

The always engaging and insightful Eric Maisel discusses the roles of meaning and life propose in creating a personally rewarding and helpful life ...
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Willingness

In this message we unpack Revelation 2:12-17 and decipher its message of victory for us as we focus on the word on our White Stone ...
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Talking Story – One Woman’s Quest to Preserve Ancient Spiritual and Healing Traditions

In a warm and engaging show, Marie-Rose and I discuss her exploration of the world’s shamanic traditions, her personal insights, and the importance of integrating the light and dark sides ...
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Freedom!

Referencing The Who, Byron Katie, Zen teachings, St. Paul and Jesus we explore the idea of choice and freedom as we conduct our annual Burning Bowl Ceremony ...
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The Star

Following the journey of the Wise Men we investigate the nature of guidance and how to trust it ...
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Funkytown Podcast

A discussion of Christmas Spirituality with Fort Worth Podcaster, Jeff Lord ...
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The Stable

On this fourth Sunday of Advent we look at the significance of the stable, its various symbols that represent aspects of us, and the deeper meaning of what happened ...
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The Journey

We explore the nature of the spiritual journey which is our willingness to be present to life. We examine journeys – inner and outer ...
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The Pondering

Mary pondered the significance of Christ being born in her heart.  We do the same focusing on the mystical poem of John of the Cross from The Ascent of Mount ...
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Garden Blessings – an Interview with June Cotner

A delightful hour discussing the inspirational and healing power of gardens and gardening with anthologist June Cotner. Listen to the archive here: ...
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The Annunciation

We begin our journey with the announcement of our worthiness to receive the Christ.  We examine the annunciation as told in the Gospel of Luke and the promise it brings ...
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Brave New Mind

Elliott Maynard shows his passion for new ways of thinking and being, and how the quantum field offers new paradigms for technology, education and creativity. Listen to the archive here: ...
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Meaning of the Trinity

Drawing from the wisdom of Meister Eckhart and referencing Dostoevsky, Jack LaLanne and a Tibetan lama, we look at how the Trinity is a powerful way to appreciate the flow ...
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Poems of Joy and Gratitude

Poetry can reveal truths that ordinary speech can’t penetrate.  In this message we look at eight poems that celebrate joy, gratitude, and meaning in the midst of everyday life ...
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The Fun Of Dying

The thoughtful, bubbly and insightful Roberta Grimes joins me to discuss her book The Fun of Dying and the joy we can expect when we realize the true meaning of ...
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Wisdom of James

We explore the wisdom found in the book of James focusing on the wisdom from above, the encouragement to count it all joy, and letting the implanted word fruit in ...
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How do you pray?

Check out this show with Celeste Yacoboni. We discussed her new book "How do you pray?" Inspiring responses from religious leaders, spiritual guides, healers, activists, and other lovers of humanity. Fascinating ...
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Gems from the Gospel of Thomas

We examine eleven sayings from the lost Gospel of Thomas which illuminate Jesus’ key teachings of looking clearly, recognizing the Truth, and living the light filled life. Photo Credit: Nag ...
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Celebrating the Light and the Dark

The three day period of October 31 through November 2 on the calendar brings us three festivals or holy days that have marked the Christian calendar for centuries yet originated ...
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An hour with Mark Nepo

Mark Nepo and I enjoy an engaging and insightful conversation based on themes from his new book The Endless Practice which explores becoming who you were born to be through ...
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Enjoying the Flow

Flow is a fascinating subject and in this message we examine its characteristics and availability to us all noting its presence in all world religions ...
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An Hour of Serious Jocularity

An intriguing hour of conversation on topical subjects with a inflection of humor with good friend, and thought-leader, Steve Bhaerman. Listen to the replay here: Be sure to check out ...
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Staying Centered in Difficult Times

Life can be difficult and painful.  In this message we offer five ways to overcome difficulty and find the radiant center of light in the darkness ...
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Hair On Fire

Author Wayne Pate and I discuss his book “Hair on Fire” – A novel of the experiences of a Comanche war band as they struggle to protect their ancestral lands ...
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Intelligence Within All Creation

We discover that wisdom, order, and intelligence exist within all of creation and that everything is a part of the energy and truth of God ...
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Earth Calling

Ellen Gunter and I discussed the timely topics of climate change and global warming, some of their causes, and what we can do about it personally and as Earth honoring ...
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Maintaining an Awakened State

How to stay open and receptive to Spirit on a daily basis and bring the Aha moment into the every day ...
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A Celebration of Greatness in Every Woman

I had a delightful conversation with authors Mary Anne Radmacher & Liz Kalloch about their book “She: A Celebration of Greatness in Every Woman” Mary Ann and Liz’s book empowering ...
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Loaves and Fishes

We examine the miracle of the feeding of the 5,000 in Matthew 14 and discover the seven-step template for manifesting abundant good in our lives ...
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Having The Time Of Your Life

Listen in to this engaging conversation about life, its purpose and how to live it fully based on author Allen Klein’s latest book. Allen just returned from a retreat at ...
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The Jewel in the Lotus

We examine the great Tibetan Buddhist mantra Om Mani Padme Hum for its meaning and relevance to us today.  We also look at two of Jesus’ parables and the Heart ...
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Why Prayer Works and Doesn’t Work

Referencing the gospels, Marcus Aurelius and Emerson we explore how to make prayer effective using our ability to align with the divine. Photo by Mark Cartwright ...
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Love Cycles with Linda Carroll

Tune into my radio show, World Spirituality, next Tuesday as I talk with author, Linda Carroll about her book, Love Cycles - The Five Essential Stages of Lasting Love. About ...
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Lessons from a Zen Garden

In an honest, joyous interchange, with author and Zen priest Karen Maezen Miller we explore how to experience non-distracted awareness moment by moment in the everyday circumstances of our lives. Listen ...
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The relevance of Unity

I was attracted to Unity back in 1977 because of its relevance. It was not a Sunday religion or a book of rules; it offered a way of living my ...
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Endings and Beginnings

We examine the power of the threshold or between times and see how endings and beginnings are interconnected, getting insight from poets T.S. Eliot and David Whyte ...
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How did a Jewish Preacher Become God?

How did a Jewish Preacher Become God? The Story of Jesus In this message we explore the various aspects of Jesus’ journey from prophet to God, how it happened and ...
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The Story of Jesus

Referencing Matthew 6:1-18 we examine three sets of five found in Jesus’ teaching on how to move from outer to inner, harnessing the power of the Lord’s Prayer and the ...
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Power of the Inner Chamber

Referencing Matthew 6:1-18 we examine three sets of five found in Jesus’ teaching on how to move from outer to inner, harnessing the power of the Lord’s Prayer and the ...
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Co-creators 4: Being of Service

Being of service is not just about what we do but also how we think or feel and the energy we share. In this message we explore the power of ...
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Co-creators 3: At Work

We offer five ways to make our work life more meaningful and creative using ideas from the Bhagavad Gita, The Gospel of Luke, Charles Fillmore and inspiration from Sufism and ...
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Co-creators 2: At Home

Staying creative and loving with our family, partner, and friends is often difficult.  In this message we examine how to be effective in our relationships ...
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Co-creators 1: To Thine Own Self Be True

Looking at John 5:1-21, Charles Fillmore, and Shakespeare we examine what it means to be a co-creator with God ...
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Great Heroes: Florence Nightingale

We explore how sacred service involves breaking stereotypes, stepping out in faith and trust and being the light we are in Truth ...
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Great Heroes: Rosa Parks

Looking at the courageous act of Rosa Parks in 1955 we explore the power of decision points in our lives referencing Joshua and Jesus in the process ...
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Great Heroes: George Washington

Looking at five powerful quotations from George Washington we see his relevance to our lives today ...
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Practicing Non-Expectation

How a trip to India taught us to trust in whatever the universe dished out. I first travelled to India in 1976 on the overland route from London. I stayed several ...
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Great Heroes: Arjuna

We explore the journey of Arjuna from fear and despondency to empowerment and spiritual freedom based on the great Hindu text The Bhagavad Gita ...
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Great Heroes: Arthur

We follow the ancient story of King Arthur and discover how he calls us to live a life of courage, dedication and grace ...
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Life of Prayer Class

Do you want to know how to pray more effectively? Do you need help in developing a prayer life? If so, this free seven-week class is for you. I will ...
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Mother Earth

In our celebration of Mother Earth and the Mother Goddess we discuss five ways in which Mother Earth is important to all of us and how being in the flow ...
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Easter Sunday

"I told you." In this Easter message we look at four scriptures in which Jesus sets out the when, how, why and who of his resurrection and its relevance to ...
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Top 10 Virtues

We define what virtue is and note the hundreds of virtues found in all the world’s spiritual and philosophical traditions.  We then distill this to 10 virtues and invite us ...
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Palm Sunday Celebration Time

We look at the Palm Sunday story of Jesus entering into Jerusalem, both literally and spiritually, and find out how relevant it is for our own journey ...
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Where is Church?

We investigate the true nature of church and its hallmarks.  Listen to find out where church really is ...
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Unfolding, connected, and complete

“Notice the changing landscape as you travel: hills becoming valleys, forests becoming open fields, everything seamlessly part of the whole. Our lives are like that: unfolding, connected, complete.” The inspiration for ...
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Esther-Fragrant Star

In this sermon we delve into the comic-serious story of Esther in the Old Testament and find parallels in our own lives especially in Esther as a representation of our ...
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Sacred Space

Hearth and Home

In this sermon we look at the importance of creating a sacred space and moving through the threshold from our distractions to the center ...
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The Rose and the Lotus

The Rose and the Lotus

We share poems and sacred texts from east and west as we explore the symbolism of blossoming plants as a metaphor for our own flowering.  We reference T.S. Eliot, Rumi, ...
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Lean into Lent

Lean into Lent

Lent is a preparation time, a 40 day period to get ourselves ready for the momentous events of Easter week.  The actual period is closer to 46 days because Sundays ...
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Take it to the Limit

In this podcast we look at ways to move beyond apparent limitations utilizing the Unity principles and the six paramitas of Buddhism which show us ways to say yes to ...
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Love is patient and kind

“Love is patient and kind” 1 Corinthians 13:4 Love is the virtue that contains all other virtues and two of the most beautiful that are enfolded in love are patience ...
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Keeping The Faith

We examine the advice given to Timothy by Paul in 2 Timothy 4:1-8 and how it is extremely relevant to our lives today ...
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Over and Over

We look at the various ways we give away our power and then show how we can empower ourselves in healthy ways. We note what advice Jesus and Byron Katie ...
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Home Place

The famous author, poet, farmer and activist Wendell Berry writes that “no settled family or community has ever called its home place an “environment”.  No-one has ever called its feeling ...
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Jesus Was A Carpenter

We learn whether Jesus was actually a carpenter or something else and why this is of significance for him and for understanding our lives today ...
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The Small Creatures are Talking

Finding life humdrum and zoning out into fantasy does not bring happiness.  In this message we look at what wonders are right under our noses.  We share ideas from Mark ...
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Heartwood

Heartwood is non-living but supports the living tree. Using this as a metaphor we explore how challenging ideas and events can help us. Paul shares from personal experience including a ...
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Start Anew

Sermon from the Burning Bowl Ceremony for 2014. Together we look at what it means to start anew and what qualities of mind help us to do so ...
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Stillness

Stillness is found when we can stop long enough to create spaciousness in our lives and simply be present to what is.  In this message we examine the famous verse ...
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Christ in You, the Hope of Glory, Advent 4

In this lively sermon we unpack three powerful verses from St. Paul’s letter to the Colossians and how they are a call to remember and put the Truth we know ...
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On Our Way Home, Advent 3

We examine what is ‘home’, how to return there, and how the Christmas season offers a way to do just that ...
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The Golden Key, Advent 1

We look at how to move beyond misperceptions by trusting the inherent wisdom and love of divine intelligence referencing Anais Nin, Meister Eckhart, Emmet Fox and I Thessalonians along the ...
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How To Take Off

Today we learn seven ways to arise from circumstances and live an empowered life ...
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Is Enough Enough?

We already have what we are searching for; we just don’t always recognize it.  Today we discover how to remove the veil of unrecognized abundance and live our best life ...
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What if Jesus and Buddha Met for Coffee?

We imagine a meeting at Starbucks between Jesus and Buddha, what might happen, and what we can learn from it ...
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Laughter

On this community Sunday we enjoyed a reading of More Bears as well as a talk on laughter followed by a laughing meditation.  It was a buoyant and enthusiastic day ...
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Committed

We investigate the nature of commitment and dedication and their power in our lives.  We reference Charles and Myrtle Fillmore, Jesus and Milarepa ...
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Awakening

We explore ways we are in some sense asleep and how to wake up to our spiritual inheritance by asking the crucial words, ‘Who am I?’  We reference the wisdom ...
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Gratitude

We investigate why gratitude, thanksgiving and praise are keys to set us free, attract our good, and help us overcome all difficulties ...
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Epiphany

We look at the experience of epiphany in science, philosophy, spirituality and everyday life and offer five approaches to making ourselves available for an epiphany or breakthrough moment ...
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Together We Can

In this Rock & Roll Sunday message we explore interdependence and offer 12 spiritual gems from world spiritual traditions as inspiration ...
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Energy

In this message we look at the tremendous potential energy of God waiting to be harnessed by our thoughts, words, and deeds.  Discover how to unleash creative power in your ...
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William Wordsworth, The Unitive Vision and New Thought

By Rev. Paul John RoachPresented at the 2013 Unity Lyceum on April 5, 2013 The poems of the English Romantic poet William Wordsworth are not sacred texts in the ordinary ...
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Enthusiasm

The Christ within provides us with the enthusiasm to stay centered no matter what.  We draw inspiration from poetry, new and old ...
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Excitement!

We look at the spiritual meaning of excitement and what it means to follow our bliss.  ...
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Wild Mind

In this podcast we discuss the "Wild Mind." ...
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Breaking Down The Walls

In this message we look at ways to dissolve our defenses and open to the presence of love and safety using the template of Joshua at Jericho as our guide ...
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Bible Alive 5: Parables of Jesus

We explore the dynamic parables laid out in Matthew 13:1-33 and the spiritual messages of seed, sower, wheat and yeast.  Learn Charles Fillmore’s formula for manifestation ...
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Bible Alive 4: Ecclesiastes

Ecclesiastes teaches us a valuable lesson about the nature of impermanence and in this message we investigate the glorious and terrifying as two parts of one whole ...
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Bible Alive 3: Song of Songs

The Song of Solomon offers us a number of ways to deepen and enrich our relationships and remember to live a passionate and authentic life ...
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Bible Alive 2: Proverbs

In this message we explore the wisdom of the Book of Proverbs and its invitation to let the intuitive understanding of God fill and focus our minds ...
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Bible Alive 1: Psalms

We explore the metaphysical meaning of The Book of Psalms focusing on specific psalms ...
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Lest We Forget!

In this Memorial Day message we give thanks for the courage and service of those who have sacrificed for us all and that we are called to remember who we ...
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Visualization, Labyrinth and a Sense of Place

When I was a child growing up in Wales my parents would often take me on walks up a local mountain called the Garth. The lower slopes of this mountain ...
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Podcast: Sparks!

On Pentecost 2013 we look at the spiritual significance of Acts 2 and how we can spark our divine potential and live an inspired life.  We offer 15 ways to ...
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Radical Compassion

On Mother’s Day 2013 we investigate the boundless and freeing quality of compassion and how it works in our lives to overcome rigidity, resentment and a sense of separation ...
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Poem about Growing up in a Golf Club

Worlds separate us now.I have tiptoed across the creaking floorof the locker roomwith its bits of grass stuck to the floorboardsand odd scratchy golfballs kept in cardboard trays,closed the doorand ...
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Metaphysical Fairy Tales – Parable of the Vineyard

In this message we investigate why we cling to expectations and comparisons and how to free ourselves of these limiting ways of being.  The parable of the vineyard gives a ...
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Miriam and Kapil’s Wedding

On May 1st Wendy and I will be leaving for Denver, Colorado to celebrate my daughter, Miriam’s wedding. Her fiancé, Kapil is the son of Indian parents so the ceremony(ies) ...
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Metaphysical Fairy Tales – Jack and the Beanstalk

Today we tell the story of Jack and the Beanstalk and find out what it means for us metaphysically ...
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Metaphysical Fairy Tales – The Snow Queen

We explore the metaphysics of the Snow Queen by Hans Christian Anderson and its relevance to us today in connecting our heads with our hearts ...
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Wordsworth a New Thought Poet

I recently wrote a paper for the Unity Institute’s Lyceum 2013 held in early April at Unity Village. My topic was the poet Wordsworth and his influence on the Transcendentalists ...
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Poem: Rudry, Wales, 1970

Winter on the hazel mountain.Trout, under the blue bank wait.A man walks through the fogOf Christmas, to the lighted pub. In the brown dark beyond the parking lotBracken frondshold beads ...
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Vindication

Something happened in the tomb.  In this message we explore what that something was in particular reference to the story as told in Mark 16 ...
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The Green Man

The Green Man archetype represents the deep relationship we have with nature and is found in varying forms in many world traditions. The image of the Green Man whose face ...
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Looks Can Be Deceiving

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On The Road With Jesus

Jesus traveled constantly throughout his ministry and the metaphor of the journey is a powerful one.  In this message we explore the four key elements of the hero’s journey and ...
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Healings of Jesus

In this message we identify the four step healing method of Jesus and explore five things we can do to help our return to wholeness ...
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The Devil Made Me Do It?

In this message we examine the nature of the devil, that he has no power of his own and only exists as an idea in mind. We notice his absence ...
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The Beholder

I was sitting at breakfast with my mother and my wife in a quaint bed-and-breakfast in Wales in the late 1970s when the words “The Beholder” came strongly into my ...
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Spiritualizing Money

In this message we explore the key principles of prosperity and how to apply them successfully in our lives avoiding extremes and being open to possibility thinking ...
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Opening Our Hearts in Relationship

We examine ways in which we have a relationship with ourselves, others, our world and with God. Looking at inspiration from Portia Nelson, the Tao and Rumi we explore the ...
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Sacred Earth

In this message, which is part of the national Interfaith Power and Light Preach-In on global warming, we look at the beauty and variety of God’s creation, our connectedness with ...
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Time

In this message we explore the nature of time and our ability to have power over it through awareness of the Infinite, timeless moment.  We suggest ways to be creative ...
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Epiphany – Jesus’ Vision Quest

We look at the testing of Jesus in the Wilderness as a template for overcoming our own adverse beliefs and circumstances and choosing the limitless good of God ...
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Tree Fellin’

A parody of Tom Petty's "Free Fallin" with a relevant message of concern for the environmental well being of Fort Worth, TX.Go to 350.org to learn about environmental emission concerns ...
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Epiphany – Under a Bodhi Tree

In this message we explore the story of Buddha’s birth, early life, spiritual search and enlightenment and notice its relevance for us today ...
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Epiphany – Ladders & Angels

In this message we examine the story of Jacob and his journey from manipulator to sage.  His two great epiphanies (his dream and his wrestling with an angel) show us ...
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Epiphany – Burning Bush

This is the first in a series of four messages focusing on the idea of epiphany.  Today we examine the message of Moses and the burning bush and how it ...
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Advent 4 – What is our Role?

As Christmas day approaches we examine our role as bringers of light and new birth into our lives and into the world.  How is it possible?  We’ll offer some suggestions ...
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Advent 3 – What is the New Birth?

Rev. Paul John Roach, Senior Minister Referencing the story of Nicodemus in John, quoting from Charles Fillmore and Meister Eckhart and exploring the seed as a symbol of birth we ...
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Spiritual but not religious?

Do you have to go to church or attend a religious community to be on the spiritual path? For those who describe themselves as ‘spiritual but not religious’ the answer ...
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Who is Jesus?

Rev. Paul John Roach, Senior Minister In this sermon, on the second week of Advent, we discuss who is Jesus ...
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Podcast: What is the Christ?

Rev. Paul John Roach, Senior Minister In today's sermon, on the first week of Advent, we discuss What is The Christ? ...
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Kinds of Courage

Each of us is called to step up to the plate, to be engaged in life in ways that challenge and inspire us.  In fact, when we are unwilling to ...
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Fort Worth 350 Video

Citizens of Fort Worth Texas join in effort to draw attention to the Earth's pollution problem. Visit http://www.350.org/ to learn more about 350 and what you can do to help ...
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When Hope Seems Lost

The world has been going to hell, the creek has been rising and life as we know it has been about to end at least as far back as the ...
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A New Consciousness is Here

The other week I received a brochure for a weekend seminar at Texas Christian University entitled “Emerging Christianity – new ways of thinking, being, and following Christ.” This sounded inviting ...
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Discovering a Sense of Place

When I was a teenager growing up in Cardiff, Wales I would often go on walks to the hills that surrounded the city.  It was a beautiful area of farms, ...
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Creation Care and the Green Movement

A paradigm shift is taking place; one in which humankind’s spiritual nature recognizes our role in caring for this sacred landscape known as Mother Earth. Everything is connected.  We are ...
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Loosening the Bonds

We have all experienced moments when we felt joyously and exuberantly free.  Perhaps this feeling accompanied a particular success or achievement.  Often it comes unexpectedly, for no apparent reason, the ...
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