Nothing Is Forever
January 24, 2018
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       message at peace in my power       

Your current joys will not last forever,
but neither will any of your problems.
The world always seems to be in crisis,
but your world doesn’t have to be.
When you let go of all-or-nothing thinking,
you are able to be present
with what is actually in front of you.
Enemies become friends.
Bodies heal, or pass away.
Questions get resolved or become unimportant.
Rest assured:
the things that bedevil you today
will fade away,
and most likely be forgotten,
like all the cuts and scrapes you got
playing as a child.
The most powerful person,
and the most effective in healing the world,
is the one who’s stepped off the merry-go-round
of full catastrophe living.
No problem of the human race
has ever kept Spirit from beholding us
with Unconditional Love.
Be like that.

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We're going back to ONE SERVICE at 10:30 am on February 4
Silent meditation at 10:00 / Potluck brunch after service

Sunday, January 28: Rev. Colette - "At Peace in My Power"
Rafe Pearlman is our guest musician
Our 2018 theme is "Living Oneness in a Fragmented World"
Our January talk series is "At One with One's Self"

Two services this Sunday only
9:00 service / 10:00 coffee hour / 10:20 children's program /
10:30 silent meditation / 11:00 service / 12:15 potluck brunch

Win against hunger in our Soup-er Bowl co-opetition through Feb. 4
Help us make goal - we have a matching grant!

We're joining with other CSLs in collecting cans/boxes of soup, chili, and stew.
Our goal is 4,000 cans (surpassing 3,400 in 2017) and 100% participation.
Bring in a case!  Or donate by clicking on this donate button - $1=1 can
(click on "add special instructions" and write in SOUP)

The Spirituality of the Twelve Steps: A New Thought Perspective
With Practitioner Makena Phillips
This Sunday, January 28, 1-3:30 pm
$20 (scholarships available) - click "reply" to sign up
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Two showings of "Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible" 
A film on one of the themes we're exploring this year in
"Living Oneness in a Fragmented World"
Wednesday, February 7, 6:30 pm and Sunday, February 25, 1:00 pm
Film is 50 minutes, and a facilitated discussion follows - Free

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Be-Loved World Chants with Gina Sala and Friends
Sunday, February 11, 7-9 pm
More information on
Tickets $25 in advance at Brown Paper Tickets
($30 at door)

Rev. Cynthia James is our guest speaker Sunday, February 18, 10:30 am
Her talk is "Effective Engagement with the World: Take the Long View"
followed by a workshop on finding your ways to engage, 1-3 pm, $25

Our 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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In February: Sunday service at 10:30 am - prelude music 10 minutes before service
Silent meditation 10:00-10:20
Children's program for ages 2-12 - opens at 9:50
Potluck brunch after 11 am service - please bring a dish to share

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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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