Today I Believe

Rev. Martha Quintana. Senior Minister

Today I Believeby Rev. Martha Quintana, Senior Minister “I believe in the sun even when it is not shining. I believe in love even when it is not shown, and I believe in God even when I can’t hear him.” -Inscription etched in the wall of a Holocaust victim’s home. Life Is. Life is everywhere equally present and no matter the appearance, it is there; tucked into those quiet places, bursting forth in the form … Read More

Gentle Mindfulness

Kamatara Johnson, RScP

Gentle Mindfulnessby Kamatara Johnson, RScP I take this moment, in the stillness of the morning, and breathe deeply, feeling the life of me right here and now.  I am centered in the One Loving Source, rooted in the Divine, filled with the Spirit even as I breathe in and out.  I am in alignment with the I AM.  There is no separation.  In this space, I affirm for myself a continued knowing throughout the day, … Read More

I Know the Divine

Kamatara Johnson, RScP

I Know the Divineby Kamatara Johnson, RScP As I’m waking up this morning, I see the sunlight shining on my roses and sparkling through the crystal on my window, making little rainbows inside my house…and there it is.  I know the Divine.   The dog barking outside.  My cat curled up in my lap, purring.  The birds twittering in the trees…and there it is. I know the Divine. My children and husband getting ready in the … Read More

I Am the Hero of My Life

Rev. Martha Quintana. Senior Minister

“Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.”  ― Jalaluddin Rumi, The Essential Rumi I Am the Hero of My Lifeby Rev. Martha Quintana, Senior Minister There is One Life.  This Life is the Divine’s Life and It is Perfect.  It is contained in countless life forms, countless stars, in the sweetness of countless rain drops and, yet, this Divine Life is counted in, as, and through every single sentient, … Read More

Life Always Provides a Fresh Start

Alicia Kay Hanlen, RScP

Life Always Provides a Fresh Startby Alicia K. HanlenPractitioner EmeritusTaos Study Group “And suddenly you just know it’s time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings.” — Meister Eckhart At this moment, I breathe deeply and allow myself to just trust in the Universe. In that internal place where I know Spirit/God/Love resides.  It takes practice, devotion, and – yes – faith to allow that trust to blossom.  But what I know … Read More