Everyone Wins
October 4, 2017
 Eric msg 1 
       message afterlife 2       

There simply aren’t any losers in Divine Mind.
Every beloved child of God is a winner.
Everyone has 10,000 chances to try again,
to do things over, to make it better,
to heal, to bless, to correct, to love,
to forgive, to be forgiven,
to make amends, to learn and to grow.
 
We are God-seeds becoming God-Realized beings.
Failure is impossible.
No matter how long it takes
(or how many lifetimes)
we will attain the goal.
 
However steep the climb,
and no matter how deep the setbacks,
from the drunk in the gutter,
to the most vicious criminal,
to the most innocent of victims,
we are all going to wind up at the same destination.
 
Each in our own way is going to attain
the mind that was in the Christ,
the equanimity and wisdom of the Buddhahood,
and the Compassion of the Holy Mother.
 
Take heart – and don’t give up.


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Sunday, October 8: Rev. Eric - What We Teach about the Afterlife
Congregant soloists Juniper-Lorelei Rayne and Gaelen Poage

We're now offering 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


Tonight, 7-10 pm at Ballard First Lutheran Church
Service of Prayer and Action

Prayer, letter writing, and silent reflection
in response to the violence and chaos of recent days
At our neighbor congregation - 65th & 20th - more on Facebook

 
71006 Gina poster cutKirtan and World Chant with Gina Sala and Friends
Friday, October 6, 7:30-10 pm

Drop deeper into Love in a wonderful evening of world chant,
mantra, and groove - more info
on Facebook
$25 in advance at BPT or $30 at the door (no one turned away)


123RF 7 bowls with candlesTibetan Bowl Meditations every Sunday 5-6 pm
A deep, centering meditation grounded in the toning of Tibetan Bowls
in the Sanctuary - free/love offering


Play Date: How to Turn Lemons into Lemonade - Sunday, Oct. 15, 1-4 pm
123RF lemonadewith Practitioners Sprite Sunlight and Justin Thuemler

Bring us your sour lemons, and we'll help you use those perceived obstacles as ingredients for your greater good.  A fun, interactive play date.
$25 - click "reply" to register


October Gift of the Month Club: Licton Springs Tiny House VillageLicton Springs 2
We are collecting supplies for the newest community for our homeless neighbors at 88th and Aurora.  Check the list here
If you'd like to organize providing 60 sandwiches for a meal,
click "reply" to let us know.


Classical Guitar Concert with Naeim Rahmani Saturday, Oct. 28, 7 pm naeim 
Now based in Seattle, Iranian-born, internationally renowned Naeim Rahmani
brings his award-winning classical guitar performance to Amazing Grace.
$20 in advance at BPT / $25 at the door - share on Facebook


      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.
                         
Search the Amazing Grace Business Directory here
Find services offered by congregants and friends
To list your own business, email Stacy at directory@amazinggraceseattle.org or call 206.779.2485

Register your Fred Meyer card and we'll receive donations when you shop
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Shop Amazon Smile to benefit Amazing Grace
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OR click on the Donate/Shop button at www.amazinggraceseattle.org.

 
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Check out the Science of Mind Magazine webpage - great articles & videos
http://scienceofmind.com/


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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www.AmazingGraceSeattle.org
 
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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