One Size Does Not Fit All
November 8, 2017
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“Never give up” is a great motto of the Dalai Lama,
and it’s something to live by…
until the time is right to give up the struggle
and let Spirit take over.
Some people make plans
and boldly pursue their dreams;
others prefer to take life as it comes.
Either way will gain you spiritual growth.
Some forgive quickly.
Others take their time and work up to it.
There is no one right way,
only what’s right for each one of us.
Someone may try to convince you
that you have to follow one particular path, prophet or teacher.
Don’t you believe it.
Unless you do, and then by all means,
take that path and follow that prophet.
You can be convinced that there’s only one way,
and only one True path.
That doesn’t stop me from believing
that there are many paths….
but only One Truth.

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Sunday, November 12: Rev. Eric
What Is Home?  Part 2: Leaving Home

Garnett Hundley returns as our guest musician

We offer two services every Sunday
9:00 service / 10:00 coffee hour / 10:20 children's program /
10:30 silent meditation / 11:00 service / 12:15 potluck
Global Service Team meets this Sunday, November 12, 12:45 pm
Next Sunday, November 19, meet Tho Sokhun and Chea Sarin,
administrators of Cambodian Children's Destiny,
the school in Phum O that our Global Service Team helped to build.

They will speak during both services and offer a Q&A session after each
 123RF holiday decorations 2                                     Here come the holidays!
  Wednesday November 22 -  Holiday Decorating Party 6:30-9 pm
    Help decorate our Sanctuary for the holidays
    Holiday music, hot cider
    Bring a treat to share and wear your favorite holiday bling

Thursday, November 23 - Thanksgiving potluck and singalongThe-Wizard-Of-Oz-the-wizard-of-oz-28449628-1024-768
Saturday, November 25 - post-Thanksgiving potluck and singalong
  •   Our fifth year for this festive event - guests welcome!
  •   Potluck dinner 4 pm, "The Wizard of Oz" singalong 5:00-6:30 pm
  •   Bring side dishes, breads, desserts to share - we provide the turkey
  •   Dress as your favorite character in the movie
  •   Please click "reply" to let us know if you're coming, and bringing friends/family
  •   AND come on down even if you didn't RSVP - the more the merrier
  •   If you can help with setup or cleanup, please also reply to let us know
Live Where You Want to Live: How to get your Perfect Living Space
123RF hands holding house   Workshop with Rev. Eric Saturday, December 2, 10-noon
   A practical workshop to support you in finding your perfect home.
            Even if you're happy where you are, spread the word
             - we all know someone who's ready and willing
           Workshop is free - love offering gratefully accepted
                    November Gift of the Month Club:
Gift cards for holiday meals for low income families
Compass Housing Alliance offers gift cards to Fred Meyer and Safeway
to recently housed and low income families they serve.
We welcome your help in providing holiday meals for our neighbors.
You can contribute in one of three ways:
1.  Buy gift cards and mail them to us or drop in Sunday collection
2.  Donate money by mail or on Sunday, and we'll buy the cards (mark "Thanksgiving")
3. Donate via our website Donate Button and write "Thanksgiving" in the memo

Listening Heart Group meets First Sundays after service
Our Practitioners are offering a monthly gathering on first Sundays at 1:00.
Whatever is on your heart is welcome here - loss, chronic illness, grief, life challenges.
Join us for compassionate conversation and support.

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Sunday service at 9 and 11 am - prelude music 10 minutes before service
Silent meditation 10:30-10:50
Children's program for ages 2-12 - opens at 10:20
Coffee hour after 9 am service, potluck brunch after 11 am service - please bring a dish to share

Street parking   -   Access by stairs only
Service dogs only, please, on Sundays

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Amazing Grace Spiritual Center - A Centers for Spiritual Living Community
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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