Truth Is Truth
August 22, 2018
  Eric msg 1  
       message selma       

There’s a debate going on
in the world (not just in America)
about the nature of Truth.
When individuals can take the same circumstances
and draw completely opposite conclusions about them,
it’s easy to become confused and ask questions like
“Is there an objective Truth?” and
“Can we count on facts, or is everything relative?”
Here’s a truth that no one can escape:
Karma is real, and everyone really does live with the result
of their words and deeds.
You can run from the facts of your situation only so long.
No matter how chaotic the Universe seems,
we are governed by Spiritual Laws that apply to everyone equally.
What are people of faith to do
in the midst of this debate about Truth?
Speak your truth, live in alignment with your truth,
and change your mind and actions
when a greater or higher Truth is revealed.
This is God’s gift to us all:
Endless spiritual evolution.

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Sunday, August 26 - Rev. Colette: "Selma"
Peter Kirkland is back with us this Sunday!

"Selma" is showing tomorrow, August 23, at 6:30 pm
Free (love offering) - free popcorn - air conditioning!
Discussion will follow the showing
Meditation at 10:00 am / Children's Program opens at 9:50
Celebration service at 10:30 - potluck brunch follows

Naomi Wachira benefit concert for Kenya - This Sunday, August 26, 7 pm
Naomi Wachira is a singer/songwriter/storyteller born in Kenya.
The Global Service Team is sponsoring her concert to benefit construction and operation of the Greenlight Education Center in Kenya, which they are visiting in September.
She will also be one of our musicians at service that morning.
Learn more   Tickets are $20 at the door or  buy tickets here

August Gift of the Month Club Collection - Casa de los Amigos
This is the last Sunday to bring your donations
Casa de los Amigos is a service of YouthCare,
housing unaccompanied and/or undocumented 12- to 17-year-olds.
Requested items include new athletic shoes (sizes 5,6,7), bras and sports bras,
new underwear/socks, diaries and journals, looms for a weaving project,
and duffle bags (can be used).
Looms may be ordered here and shipped directly by choosing "Amigos" at checkout.
Many other needed items may be ordered here and shipped directly.
Or you can donate and write "CASA" in comments, and funds will be welcome.
Drop off donations Sunday mornings or Thursday evenings.

Two classes starting in September
"What the Mystics Knew" with Rev. Eric
Study the texts of the major world religions and Science of Mind
to experience the One Truth that mystics throughout the ages have embodied
Ten 2.5 classes, Mondays, September 17-November 19 - $200
Successful completion of Beyond Limits is required.
"Beyond Limits" with Rev. Colette
An introduction to the principles of our teaching and the power of affirmative prayer
Ten 3-hour classes, Tuesdays, September 11-November 13 - $240 ($140 if re-taking)
Both are CSL-certificated classes   Click "reply" to request more information

Listening Heart Group meets 1st and 3rd Sundays at 12:30
Our Practitioners offer this group twice monthly, 1st and 3rd Sundays.
Whatever is on your heart is welcome here - loss, chronic illness, grief, life challenges.
Join us for compassionate conversation and support (meet in Eric's office).

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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 service - please bring a dish to share

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Rev. Eric O'del  206.402.2633                                  2007 NW 61st St  Seattle WA 98107
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