Prayer for the Holidays

Prayer for the Holidays by Lovater H. Jones, RScP As the Thanksgiving and Christmas Holidays approach the memories of holidays past come to mind.  Many of the memories are joyful, but for some, they bring up memories that are not so happy.  The Truth is that God is present in both the joyful and the less than joyful memories.  They are both the flip side of the same coin.  God is in every situation, therefore we … Read More

As You Pray for Others, Pray Yourself

As You Pray for Others, Pray Yourselfby Chaplain Carmella Herrera, RScP As I began to call upon the God, I feel the Creative Power of Source Energy.  As I surrender to this Source Energy, I let go of what I believed about the past, and what I maybe had even hoped for. Knowing that the past is no longer, I can change the meaning of past events that no longer serve me.  I begin by … Read More

A Prayer for The Grieving Heart

A Prayer for The Grieving Heartby Rev Martha Quintana, Former Senior Minister I miss my grandmother, Magdalena, even now.  When I was growing up, she was my favorite person because I knew she loved me. I didn’t have to be special or do anything special, she just loved me.  When she passed away in 1993, the world seemed darker and not the same anymore. I missed her, her wisdom and her humor.  Over time, grief … Read More

A Prayer of Life

A Prayer of Lifeby Rev. Martha Quintana, Former Senior Minister “Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” ~ Howard Thurman I Am. This is the name of the Most High, the One Who Creates. I Am is the secret name of God and this name resides in the heart of every person … Read More

Rio Grande CSL Sacred Covenant Prayer

Rio Grande CSL Sacred Covenant PrayerSubmitted by Marilyn O’Leary, RScP (because we are urged to say this prayer daily as our new minister is revealed to us) There is only One Life! This Life is Good! This Life is God! This Life is my life now! In knowing that I am one with this Life that is God…. I, therefore know that I am one with all of Its blessed expressions, which includes the Presence … Read More