How We Live Now
January 3, 2018
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We live today the same way
that all of our ancestors lived:
by the Grace of the Divine.
Human beings have triumphed
in the battle of “Survival of the Fittest,”
and at a population of over 7 billion,
we are overrunning the planet.
Our technological advances are astounding,
and our scientific knowledge is expanding
at a rate that is difficult to comprehend.
With all the power that humanity has accrued
over our environment,
it is tempting to think that mankind
is the end all and be all of life,
and that we have done it all on our own.
We have been given intelligence,
but it comes from the One Mind.
We have been given life and agency,
but it is bestowed by the Invisible Everlasting.
Long after the sun supernovas
and planet Earth are no more,
on the day that the last human being
draws his or her final breath,
and humanity goes the way of the dinosaurs,
Spirit will still be in charge of the Universe.
We do well to remember who we are, and Whose we are.
When life seems overwhelming,
and you face a personal apocalypse,
remember to turn to the Source of the All Good.
Let this be your prayer:
“Thy Grace is my sufficiency. 
God is my all in all.”

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Sunday, January 7: Rev. Eric - "At One with Myself"
Our 2018 theme is "Living Oneness in a Fragmented World"
Our January talk series is "At One with One's Self"
Stephanie Johnson is 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 brunch

Our Listening Heart Group meets this Sunday 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.

Mindless Eating: transforming your eating habits and your environment
so you can enjoy your life AND be healthy
Offered by Practitioner Sprite Sunlight

Tuesday evenings, January 9-March 13, 6:30-8:30 pm - online only
Saturday mornings, January 20-March 24, 10:30 am-12:30 pm - at Amazing Grace

Ready to be free of yo yo diets? Make small, specific, easy-to-succeed-at changes
so that healthy eating is fun, easy, and "mindless." 
10 two-hour classes - internet access required - click "reply" to request more info - $250

Song Circle Singing and Vocal Improvisation Workshop
with Mia Shelton - Tuesday, January 16, 7-8:30 pm (note new date)

Open your heart and your voice in this playful and supportive circle
of spontaneous choral singing, created by Bobby McFerrin.
No prior musical experience needed - just your desire to laugh, learn, and play.
Preregistration requested - click "reply" to sign up - $10 suggested donation

12-Step Recovery from a New Thought perspective
With Practitioner Makena Phillips

Sunday, January 28, 1-3:30 pm
$20 (scholarships available) - click "reply" to sign up or request more info

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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

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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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