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Sunday, December 4, 2016
Dear Friends,  We have entered my favorite time of year. I love Christmas! Starting with Advent and doing the inner preparation for the rebirth of my inner Christ through the reading of the Christmas Story at our Candlelight Service and on Christmas Eve in my home, the season...
Monday, November 14, 2016
Dear Friends, This week completes our Fall Program “Open Your Mind to Receive.” During the class we offered as part of the program, those of us who participated came away with a new awareness of where we gratefully receive and where we may set up blocks to receiving. The growth...
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Dear Friends, With the beautiful fall colors in full array and the long-awaited rainy days, we can’t deny that fall is truly here. What a blessing to see Mother Nature giving us such a clear message. Here at UCIR we are delivering a clear message, too - the message of lavish and...
Sunday, October 16, 2016
Dear Friends, My heart overflows with love and gratitude for each of you who is a part of our Unity Church in Redding spiritual community. We are truly a group of people who are open to receiving and anticipating even greater abundance coming into our life. I felt God’s...
Saturday, October 1, 2016
Dear Friends, A huge thank you to everyone who helped prepare our social hall, hallway, and front office for painting. What could have taken several hours was done in less than an hour as a result of all the willing and helping hands. We truly are a spiritual community that...
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Dear Friends, Sunday, October 2 will be a very special day in my life. It celebrates my induction as our Spiritual Director of Unity Church in Redding. On that day, Rev. Joe Sloan, our Regional Advisor, will be our guest speaker. We will have a short ritual ceremony in which I...
Sunday, September 4, 2016
Dear Friends, Resilience—that quality of flexibility and suppleness that allows us to pick ourselves up after disappointment and perceived failure and move ahead. Those of us in Unity know the power of resilience. We know how to face life’s challenges, know that God is all and...
Sunday, August 14, 2016
Dear Friends, Have you ever noticed how you feel more centered, how your breathing deepens, and how peace begins to radiate through your body when you are in a beautiful environment? I believe that beauty and spirituality are inseparable. If we are to live our spirituality fully...
Sunday, July 31, 2016
Dear Friends,August—the throes of summer. And we are definitely experiencing summer in Redding. The record temperatures affect Unity Church in Redding just like they do the rest of our town. To avoid the heat, some of our congregants have gone to cooler places and vacation spots...
Sunday, July 17, 2016
Dear Friends, While my grandsons were with me for the past two weeks, I thought a lot about how different they are from each other. I find it fascinating how two boys (actually there are three and the baby stayed home!) coming from the same two parents and being raised in...

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