You Are of the Earth
December 28, 2016
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       message  2017       
This planet is your physical home.
While it is true that you are a soul
temporarily inhabiting a physical body,
and will one day leave this plane of existence,
while you are here,
it is good to remember that this flesh that you live in
arose out of a process of millions of years
of life struggling to survive and express itself.
You cannot separate the body from its environment.
Land, sea, sun, and sky are the building blocks of your being.
It is unwise to take for granted
that which makes your life here possible.
Today, let your prayer be one of gratitude
for the ground under your feet, the water that refreshes,
the sun that lights your way, the sheltering sky,
and all the life forms with whom you share the planet.
The human race will not always have this place to enjoy.
If you don’t love the land,
you are rejecting some part of yourself.
A lot of life came and went
in order for you to breathe this air
and see the sun rise.
Be grateful.

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This Sunday, January 1:  Rev. Eric - Your Best Year Ever
Chad Smithson is our guest musician
Meditation at 10:00 am
Children's Program opens at 9:55
Celebration service at 10:30 - potluck brunch follows

New Year's Eve at Amazing Grace - Saturday, December 31
5:30-9 pm - Vision board creation party ($10)
Receive a vision for your wonderful new year and express it in a collage you'll keep
Invite a friend - and bring a treat to share
9:30-midnight - Kirtan with Gina Sala ($20 in advance, $25 at door)
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New Year's Day at Amazing Grace - Sunday, January 1
Sunday service on regular schedule
Intention-setting workshop with Rev. Eric, 1-3 pm, $25

Start your new year in a powerful way
with a process to identify and commit to your intentions for 2017

Spiritual Practice class with Rev. Eric starts January 3
10 Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30 pm

Learn many forms of meditation to find what's right for you
Deepen your use of Affirmative Prayer to revitalize your life

$210 / $130 if taken before - Beyond Limits or Foundations is prerequisite
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New class - How to Create Anything You Want
created by Practitioners Sprite Sunlight and Justin Thuemler

5 Sundays starting January 15, 1-3 pm  $85

Use your mind and heart to get more of what you want
and less of what you don’t want in your life.  Using the book Into the Magic Shop by Dr. James Doty,
you'll learn to create a custom daily practice to open your heart and focus your mind. 
It's not really magic - it's about using cutting-edge science and ancient wisdom to create your future.
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Sunday service at 10:30 am - prelude music starts at 10:20
Meditation 10:00-10:20
Children's program for ages 2-12 - opens at 9:55
Potluck brunch after service - please bring a dish to share

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Amazing Grace Spiritual Center                                                        Services 10:30 am Sunday
A Centers for Spiritual Living Church
                                                Potluck brunch 11:45
Rev. Eric O'del  206.402.2633
                                                            2007 NW 61st St  Seattle WA 98107
Rev. Colette Mercier 425.891.7892                                                   at the corner of 20th Ave NW in Ballard

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