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  • Todays "sermon"

    Posted April 1, 2012 by Tammie, Rev Wonder

    Here was what I shared today :)   Your Faith   Such a touchy subject Faith, you ask most folks and either there hackles go up, or they stammer, or blush as though embarrassed.  Faith, a simple concept of what do you believe.  What do you “know” that you cannot see...

  • Join us on FaceBook

    Posted April 1, 2012 by Oracle Claretta Taylor Pam

    Pleased to have completed our facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Universal-Life-Church-Monastery-of-Massachusetts/239352442777020

  • fool me twice, ULC Monastery

    Posted March 31, 2012 by Willow Rose

    There is a great country song by Gary Allen where the line is "I might have known it, but nobody told me about this part" And so true it is. So I, like many other fools, was ordained in the Universal Life Church and became listed as a justice of the peace in my area, yada yada yada and performed...

  • Being Thankful

    Posted March 31, 2012 by Dallas Rae, Ph.D.

    www.facebook.com/namastedharmacafe   Please join or "like" my page if you have not already.   It consists of daily meditations, inspirations, and pictures (many from my travels to Tibet). Please join it and jump in and share your thoughts, post a picture, a quote, anything that resonat...

  • Where the Sidewalk Ends

    Posted March 31, 2012 by Jay Olson

    There is a place where the sidewalk endsAnd before the street begins,And there the grass grows soft and white,And there the sun burns crimson bright,And there the moon-bird rests from his flightTo cool in the peppermint wind.Let us leave this place where the smoke blows blackAnd the dark street wind...

  • Why Us? Part 2

    Posted March 31, 2012 by Lamonte Johnson

    Why Us  Part 2    Psalm 8:4 "What is man that you are mindful of him?" I can see it now. As King David gazed into the heavens and saw the glorious night sky a sense of awe came over him. Falling to his knees he asked the Creator the question most people want to know; what is man,...

  • Why Us?

    Posted March 31, 2012 by Lamonte Johnson

    Why Us Part 1     Romans 1:20: "For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse." In preparing for this latest addition to my blog I ran int...

  • The Will of God

    Posted March 31, 2012 by Pastor Jonathan Roundtree

    Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will [18] go to such and such a city, spend a year there, buy and sell, and make a profit"; whereas you do not know what will happen tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away. Instead you oug...

  • easter

    Posted March 31, 2012 by chester begley

    Easter is like christmas alot of people talk about the holidays. The meaning of these holidays isn't always known or even remembered. These are important holidays. We should make sure everyone knows the meaning behind these holidays. God is here for us why shouldn't we bring him in our lives especia...

  • The Night Has A Thousand Eyes

    Posted March 30, 2012 by Jay Olson

    The night has a thousand eyes,   And the day but one; Yet the light of the bright world dies   With the dying sun.   The mind has a thousand eyes,   And the heart but one. Yet the light of a whole life dies,   When love is done.~Francis William Bourdillon

  • HE COMFORTS ME

    Posted March 30, 2012 by RICK WORTHAM

    WHENEVER IM DOWN AND MY HEART IS SAD I PRAY TO HIM AND HE COMFORTS ME WHEN MY FINANCES FALL THROUGH OR SHORT I PRAY TO HIM AND HE COMFORTS ME WHEN A FAMILY MEMBER GETS UPSET WITH ME I PRAY TO HIM AND HE COMFORTS ME AS I WALK ALONE IN THE WORLD SOMETIMES I PRAY TO HIM AND HE COMFORTS ME WHEN ...

  • Morning Prayer

    Posted March 30, 2012 by Patriarch/Archbishop Daniel Fashingbauer

    Have mercy on me, O God, in your goodness; in the greatness of your compassion wipe out my offense. Thoroughly wash me from my guilt and of my sin cleanse me. A clean heart create for me, O God, and a steadfast spirit renew within me. Cast me not out from your presence, and your holy spirit ...

  • Warning..SCAM Alert!

    Posted March 29, 2012 by Tina Miracle

    Dear brothers and sisters, please be aware that an unscrupulous cad is sending messages through the monestary claiming to be an ill woman who wants to donate her money to a worthy cause.  Do not respond to emails from Mrs. Alice Edwards or to anyone using the email address " barrtonymoore6...

  • Compassion

    Posted March 29, 2012 by Pastor Jonathan Roundtree

    Then the master of that servant was moved with compassion, released him, and forgave him the debt. (Mat 18:27)  For the past few days I believe that God has been dealing with me on compassion. He put me in situations when I needed compassion and situations where I was to have compassion. But ...

  • Invictus

    Posted March 29, 2012 by Jay Olson

      Out of the night that covers me,Black as the Pit from pole to pole,I thank whatever gods may beFor my unconquerable soul.In the fell clutch of circumstanceI have not winced nor cried aloud.Under the bludgeonings of chanceMy head is bloody, but unbowed.Beyond this place of wrath and tears...

  • Thought for today

    Posted March 29, 2012 by Rev. Sierra SingingHawk Hopkins

    I walked a mile with Sorrow,And never a word said she;But, Oh, the things I learned from herWhen Sorrow walked with me!-- Robert Browning HamiltonWe may think that forgetting the past is essential for growth and peace of mind. It's a tempting idea: we'll start over again, we think, fresh and new. Bu...

  • Loving One Another

    Posted March 29, 2012 by Pastor Joyce Roundtree

    Edification for the Mind & Spirit 3/29/12 Loving One Another… Brethren, if anyone among you wanders from the truth, and someone turns him back, let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save a soul from death and cover a multitude of sins. James 5:19-20 My dea...

  • Morning Prayer

    Posted March 29, 2012 by Patriarch/Archbishop Daniel Fashingbauer

    Sing joyfully to the Lord, all you lands; serve the Lord with gladness; come before him with joyful song. Know that the Lord is God; he made us, his we are; his people, the flock he tends. Enter his gates with thanksgiving, his courts with praise; Give thanks to him; bless his name, for he...

  • Evening Prayer

    Posted March 28, 2012 by Patriarch/Archbishop Daniel Fashingbauer

    The Lord is my light and my salvation, whom should I fear? The Lord is my life's refuge; of whom should I be afraid? One thing I ask of the Lord; this I seek: To dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life. That I may gaze on the loveliness of the Lord and contemplate his temple...

  • Life Sculpture

    Posted March 28, 2012 by Jay Olson

     Chisel in hand stood a sculptor boy With his marble block before him, And his eyes lit up with a smile of joy, As an angel-dream passed o'er him. He carved the dream on that shapeless stone, With many a sharp incision; With heaven's own light the sculpture shone, -- He'd caught that andgel-...

  • Who Is Able

    Posted March 28, 2012 by Pastor Jonathan Roundtree

    Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, (Eph 3:20)      As I was reading this morning I was taking in the things that God wanted me to apply to my life. I was reading about not satisfying the f...

  • Morningprayer

    Posted March 28, 2012 by Patriarch/Archbishop Daniel Fashingbauer

    Praise the Lord, O my soul. I will praise the Lord all my life; I will sing praise to my God while I live. . . Psalm 146 Praise the Lord, my mind and memory, my thoughts and deeds of this day. I will praise the Lord wherever I go; I will sing praise, for the Lord is good. Prise the Lord...

  • Prayers for Meg

    Posted March 27, 2012 by John Slaten

    When you ask Meganne Campbell how she gets through the day, her answer is simple: She has her faith.Meganne is only 22, but she’s fighting an aggressive form of cervical cancer that has halted her former way of life. Her life now is hospital visits, cancer treatments, long hours of resting, an...

  • A respose to Sinead's heart felt letter

    Posted March 27, 2012 by Drs. V Merit, Metaphysician

    The follwing is a comment posted after the reading Sinead's letter that I thought was touching... it's follows: Actually... I have never heard of her until I read this letter.... now I have truly felt her heart. Yet another example of how like minds bring people together.... it is that union that...

  • Namaste Cafe

    Posted March 27, 2012 by Dallas Rae, Ph.D.

    http://www.facebook.com/namastedharmacafe   I have always wanted to open a café called “Namaste Café” where people would gather, have coffee or tea, visit with a good book or friend in a cozy, welcoming, Zen atmosphere. There would be big comfy sofas to relax on, ...

  • Evening Prayer

    Posted March 27, 2012 by Patriarch/Archbishop Daniel Fashingbauer

    Lord, as this day ends, soul and body, I am tired. And all I have done: is it worthwhile? I need you, Lord, where can I turn, except to you? O Lord, my heart is not proud, nor are my eyes haughty; I busy not myself with great things too sublime for me. Nay rather, I have stilled and quiete...

  • Atheism is not Anti-God!

    Posted March 27, 2012 by Sojourner Robert Hess

    So you're an atheist, well I see no reason for us to fight about that.   The word atheist has been largely twisted both by the media and extremists on both sides to the point where it has be generally accepted to mean "Against God". Actions and billboards by groups such as the American Atheis...

  • Time to pray

    Posted March 27, 2012 by RICK WORTHAM

    When I open my eyes its time to pray As I eat my food its time to pray As I leave my home its time to pray As I greet the world its time to pray When Im on a break its time to pray When satan tempts me its time to pray When I feel his prescence its time to pray As I leave my co-workers...

  • The Power In Your Mouth

    Posted March 27, 2012 by Pastor Jonathan Roundtree

    And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony…  (Rev 12:11) When I was young I spent a lot of time in church.  As a matter of fact, all different kinds of churches. Let me explain. My mother’s, mother was Baptist, my father’s, mother...

  • "Giving Is Easy!"

    Posted March 27, 2012 by Pastor Joyce Roundtree

    Giving is EASY! By Joyce Roundtree 3/27/12 Each year at Thanksgiving my Foundation makes an effort to feed those who are in need of a meal. My philosophy, after myself, husband and kids were homeless and hungry one Thanksgiving, was that no one should have to go hungry on the one day of the year...

  • Learn To Listen

    Posted March 27, 2012 by Pastor Jonathan Roundtree

    Then He said, “Go out, and stand on the mountain before the Lord.” And behold, the Lord passed by, and a great and strong wind tore into the mountains and broke the rocks in pieces before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind; and after the wind an earthquake, but the Lord was not i...

  • EMS..."My Reputation Preceds Me"

    Posted March 27, 2012 by Pastor Joyce Roundtree

    Edification for the Mind & Spirit…A Daily Piece of Peace 1/20/12 My Reputation Precedes Me As like many, my reputation has not always been in the best condition because of things that I have done, said and/or encouraged. I allowed myself to be taken out of character on a few occasions not...

  • EMS..."Giving My Last"

    Posted March 27, 2012 by Pastor Joyce Roundtree

    “Edification for the Mind & Spirit…A Daily Piece of Peace” 1/23/12 Giving My Last… Recently, I was discussing the story of Elijah and the widow whom he came upon who fed him her last (1Kings17). This scripture carries so many messages that it is almost difficult to narr...

  • Power of Prayer

    Posted March 27, 2012 by Pastor Jonathan Roundtree

    pray without ceasing,  (1Th 5:17 NKJV)There is a hymn that says: “What a friend we have in Jesus, All our sins and grief’s to bear! What a privilege to carry everything to God in prayer! Oh, what peace we often forfeit, Oh, what needless pain we bear, all because we d...

  • Rev D's Tip of the Day

    Posted March 27, 2012 by Denise Solis

    Good Day to All!!  Today is the day we give thanks for all of the wonderful people, places and things in our lives.  Every morning I begin my day with the words "I am grateful for..."  Whether in my head or spoken out loud I try to remember what is good in my life.  This is more ...

  • Morning Prayer

    Posted March 27, 2012 by Patriarch/Archbishop Daniel Fashingbauer

    Lord, teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain wisdom of heart . . . Psalm 90 Help us do today the things that matter, not to waste the time we have. Yes, the moments we have are precious, Lord, see that we count them dear. Teach us to number our days aright. Fill us this day ...

  • Evening Prayer

    Posted March 26, 2012 by Patriarch/Archbishop Daniel Fashingbauer

    Father in heaven, I lift my eyes to you and wait for your help. I am your servant, entrusted with your gifts; I am yours alone. I lift my eyes to you who dwell in heaven. Like a faithful servant, I wish to do your bidding. As the eyes of a good servant are on the master, so are our eyes o...

  • infomation

    Posted March 26, 2012 by Rev. Carl W. Cappello Sr. DD

    Hi All, Does anyone know of a good link or web site where I can find good Clerical Apparel. Thank you for your help

  • Issues w/ blacks, they have the "EVE" gene, by Sinead O'Connor

    Posted March 25, 2012 by Drs. V Merit, Metaphysician

    The shooting death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin occurred February 26th, but his story has been dominating headlines for the past week, catching the attention of political figures and celebrities alike.  Irish singer Sinead O’Connor took to her blog to passionately speak out about the ...

  • My Latest Podisode 03-23-12

    Posted March 25, 2012 by Pharoh Ahaya

    Greetings Friends, I invite you to lend an ear for 30 minutes to hear my latest podisode (podcast-episode) on the following: about the endocrine/exocrine system, glandular health, strengthening instinct and intution exercises, the truth about your shoes, nuclear energy uncovered, and more in under ...

  • Prayer

    Posted March 25, 2012 by Reverend Timothy Allan Arbeau

    Can you please pray for me i need to have brain surgery next week for a tummer im  so scared please help me i dont know what to do please help me if you can PLEASE :(

  • 10 things I believe

    Posted March 25, 2012 by Rev. Bear Jones

    My dear friend Pearly Sue and I were discussing Paganism and she asked me to write down ten things I believe. The list is appended below. I have to preface them with this one caveat: Everyone gets to believe what they want to believe. I make no attempt to change people's religious beliefs. This is j...

  • Morning Prayer

    Posted March 25, 2012 by Patriarch/Archbishop Daniel Fashingbauer

    O God, you are my God, for you I long; for you my soul is thristing. I long for you like dry, weary land without water. Give me your strength and your glory. I wish to praise you all my life fill my soul as with a banquet. I cling to you; hold me close in your hands. Psalm 63 Glory to...

  • i think this is funny hope you do to

    Posted March 24, 2012 by Father Richard Hunt , Orthodox Catholic

    a priest a rabi and mormon are going fishing together they are out on the lil boat fishing when the priest say i need more bait ill be right back so he gets up walks across the top of the water to shore gets bait and walks backthe mormon is perplex by this but lets it go with no other thoughtli...

  • a rant and rave

    Posted March 24, 2012 by Father Richard Hunt , Orthodox Catholic

    when a person askes for help  and you take it apon yourself to help so you ask others to help and they say  we will help as long as you have proof that the first person needs help i asked for some help from a group of ministers ( ulc) i am triing to save a young family  and i am...

  • Faith

    Posted March 23, 2012 by Father Richard Hunt , Orthodox Catholic

    These past few days my faith has been tested, i recently posted i am trying to help a family from forclosure. i have been called every thing from a scamer to just plan fruad. each night i go to bed and i prsy for the strangth to get through another day. now i have a very simple ministry i go to ...

  • Angels, Aliens and Astronauts

    Posted March 23, 2012 by Rev. J. Keith Sowell

    What if Angels, Aliens and Astronauts are all the same names for Visitors and Messengers from the Heavens, or Space.

  • Wow

    Posted March 22, 2012 by Bishop Robert M. Paris, D.Min., D.D., ,N.A.C.M., (KT)

    I found that I live close to the Headquarters, and got to meet the HQ taff. If any of you are ever in Modesto please do yourself a favor and drop by for fellowship. After all would a Catholic Priest go to Rome and not want an audience with the Pope? But our Leader is easier to get to talk to than th...

  • Cool meditation!

    Posted March 22, 2012 by Rev. Sierra SingingHawk Hopkins

    I play while I work and I work while I sleep. I depend on the functioning of my subconscious imagination to do my work.--Edith ShannonOur minds are never at rest. It's rather nice to know that someplace within we remember everything that caught our attention; even when we weren't conscious of it. Le...

  • The World's Sixteen Crucified Saviors by Richard Carrier

    Posted March 21, 2012 by Drs. V Merit, Metaphysician

    It is the nature of all religions based on fear and unchangeable dogmas, to deter and thus exclude its disciples from all knowledge adverse to their own creeds. And sometimes their own religions systems are magnified to such an exalted appreciation above all others as to lead them to destroy the evi...

  • The Turn

    Posted March 21, 2012 by RICK WORTHAM

    I took a turn today And it was an unpaved road As only few had traveled it there was curves and bends hills and bumps along the way it seemed to go on forever very narrow but still a road there were signs and warnings to keep on that road and not let me detour As I traveled along I felt the...

  • What is this site for YOU?

    Posted March 21, 2012 by Rev. Sierra SingingHawk Hopkins

    Hello EveryOne! I'm new here and have a small idea of what this place is, from what I've been discovering on others' pages. But I was wondering:   "What does this site mean for YOU - personally?"   Is it a social gathering place? A place to share ideas? A place to vent? Is it somew...

  • Prayer...?

    Posted March 21, 2012 by Rev. Sierra SingingHawk Hopkins

    I slide the door open, and step out into the frosty Oregon morning. Taking my trusty campanions, my coffee and cigarettes, I wander out back. Finding a place to sit, I take a few sips of my coffee and breathe deeply. "I inhale you God"   A small, frantic yellow bird briefly lights on the bac...

  • Angelus

    Posted March 21, 2012 by Patriarch/Archbishop Daniel Fashingbauer

    V/. Angelus Domini nuntiavit Mariæ, R/. Et concepit de Spiritu Sancto. Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum. Benedicta tu in mulieribus, et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Iesus. Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, ora pro nobis peccatoribus, nunc et in hora mortis nostræ. Amen. V/. Ecce Ancilla Domi...

  • (false) Guilt by association

    Posted March 20, 2012 by Sojourner Robert Hess

    Let's talk about Sects.   Now that I have your attention, let's really talk about sects, that is groups of people who come together based (initially) on a shared core belief. These groups are comprised of fallible, at times selfish, and even cruel human beings. These individuals seek to be be...

  • All Is Forgiven

    Posted March 19, 2012 by RICK WORTHAM

    All is forgiven As soon as you ask With out any question About your past You are a new person With me by your side I will light the path And be your guide Should you stumble Or ever fall I will be there To change it all We need to talk From day to day So I can help you To find your wa...

  • Tolerance

    Posted March 19, 2012 by Jay Olson

     by John Leroy Maxwell This is not a perfect World, we see things everyday..That make us take a second look, or make us turn away..The heart of man has turned to stone, and compassionis not found.. We've taken Love and Friendship, andbeat them to the ground.. No longer do we hold our Hopesand ...

  • Morning Prayer

    Posted March 19, 2012 by Patriarch/Archbishop Daniel Fashingbauer

    I call upon you, O Lord. In the morning you hear me; in the morning I offer you my prayer, watching and waiting. . .Psalm 5 I lift my heart to you, O Lord, to be strengthened for this day. Be with me in all I do, my God; guide me in all my ways. I will carry some burdens today; some tria...

  • Does the pope speak?... It is Jesus Christ who is speaking!

    Posted March 18, 2012 by Drs. V Merit, Metaphysician

    Does the pope speak?... It is Jesus Christ who is speaking! Source: Evangelical Christendom, Vol. 49, January 1, 1895, pg. 15, the organ of the Evangelical Alliance, published in London by J. S. Phillips. (See also Index page, pg. 14) "The Pope is not simply the representative of Jesus Chri...

  • Evening Prayer

    Posted March 18, 2012 by Patriarch/Archbishop Daniel Fashingbauer

    The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. In verdant pastures he gives me repose. Beside restful waters he leads me; he refreshes my soul. He guides me in right paths for his name's sake. Even though I walk in the dark valley I fear no evil; for you are at my side with your rod and your staff...

  • Birthday Wish

    Posted March 18, 2012 by Rev. Dr. Dean And Rev. Barbara Rose

                         My birthday wish Hi, my brothers and sisters, It's time for my annual birthday wish. I enjoy extending my love of life to others, so here goes: Meditate or contemplate, for s...

  • Morning Prayer

    Posted March 18, 2012 by Patriarch/Archbishop Daniel Fashingbauer

    O God, you are my God, for you I long; for you my soul is thristing. I long for you like dry, weary land without water. Give me your strength and your glory. I wish to praise you all my life fill my soul as with a banquet. I cling to you; hold me close in your hands. Psalm 63 Glory to...

  • Evening Prayer

    Posted March 17, 2012 by Patriarch/Archbishop Daniel Fashingbauer

    Out of the depths I cry to you, Lord, hear my voice. . . Psalm 130 From my fears, failures and sins, I cry to you. Lord, hear my voice. From the depths of my heart I cry to you, from the darkness of myself. Fom life's shadow I cry to you. Lord, hear my voice. For you are merciful, Lor...

  • Calling

    Posted March 16, 2012 by Brother Micheal McBride

     I was born and raised Roman Catholic but have always had issues with the beliefs. I was an altar server and completed my sacraments as instructed. To this day I can still remember mass almost word for word, but to me the words ring hollow. There are some good teachings there but I have never b...

  • Evening Prayer

    Posted March 16, 2012 by Patriarch/Archbishop Daniel Fashingbauer

    My God, every day I praise you, my voice blending with the prayer of every generation. You are good and merciful, slow to anger and of great kindness. The Lord is faithful in all his words and holy in all his works. The Lord lifts up all who are falling and raises up all who are bowed down. ...

  • Flights Of Fancy

    Posted March 16, 2012 by Jay Olson

    I am a lovely bluebird, nesting in a tree.   I’ll spread my wings to take a flight.   I’ll head right for the sea.   Flying upwards, over clouds, across the land and mountains.   I am the water of the streams,    The lakes, and seas and fountains. ...

  • Vanity

    Posted March 16, 2012 by Patricia Adams

    Vanity   1. (n.) The quality or state of being vain; want of substance to satisfy desire; emptiness; unsubstantialness; unrealness; falsity.2. (n.) An inflation of mind upon slight grounds; empty pride inspired by an overweening conceit of one's personal attainments or decorations; an ex...

  • HE KNOWS ME

    Posted March 16, 2012 by RICK WORTHAM

    YES IM A SINNER HE KNOWS ME I HAVE FALLEN FROM GRACE HE KNOWS ME IM ASHAMED OF MY SELF HE KNOWS ME I HAVE HURT HIM HE KNOWS ME I HAVE HURT OTHERS HE KNOWS ME I HAVE BEEN HURT HE KNOWS ME IM SORRY HE KNOWS ME I WANT HIS FORGIVENESS HE KNOWS ME I NEED HIM HE KNOWS ME I CANT DO THIS A...

  • Morning Prayer

    Posted March 16, 2012 by Patriarch/Archbishop Daniel Fashingbauer

    Have mercy on me, O God, in your goodness; in the greatness of your compassion wipe out my offense. Thoroughly wash me from my guilt and of my sin cleanse me. A clean heart create for me, O God, and a steadfast spirit renew within me. Cast me not out from your presence, and your holy spirit ...

  • Evening Prayer

    Posted March 15, 2012 by Patriarch/Archbishop Daniel Fashingbauer

    Lord, I thank you for the many times you gave me help, always listening when I called. In my darkest moments, when all seemed to be lost, there you were, at my side. The Lord always listens and has pity; the Lord always comes to our help. Our mourning you change into dancing; you alway...

  • A Dog's Purpose? (from a 6-year-old).

    Posted March 14, 2012 by Jay Olson

      Being a veterinarian, I had been called to examine a ten-year-old Irish Wolfhound named Belker. The dog's owners, Ron, his wife Lisa , and their little boy Shane, were all very attached to Belker, and they were hoping for a miracle. I examined Belker and found he was dying of cancer. ...

  • Evening Prayer

    Posted March 14, 2012 by Patriarch/Archbishop Daniel Fashingbauer

    The Lord is my light and my salvation, whom should I fear? The Lord is my life's refuge; of whom should I be afraid? One thing I ask of the Lord; this I seek: To dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life. That I may gaze on the loveliness of the Lord and contemplate his temple...

  • Gluttony

    Posted March 14, 2012 by Patricia Adams

    I've decided to do a "series" of posts on the practical applications of sin. You're probably thinking, What?! Well, most people don't really think of sins as being very serious and a lot of others think that because we "now live under grace" it doesn't matter any more. I don't mean to always come of...

  • Journey Through the Labrynth.

    Posted March 14, 2012 by Mystic Angel

    As I began down the path of the Labrynth , I am greeted by a beautiful shining star. It's light shines down upon my dark path and brings with it a message of hope. It lights my path so I may more clearly see and I am filled with the sense that I am not alone. I am guided by a beautiful butterfly. A...

  • The Girl Who Ran

    Posted March 13, 2012 by Jay Olson

    My heart by the second, beats faster. The time grows closer with every breath.   The "Good Luck!" and "You Go!" Can’t to dispel, my feeling of disaster.   I step to the line marked upon the path. All runners, anxious like me.    Our palms, they sweat, our hearts beat ...

  • Evening Prayer

    Posted March 13, 2012 by Patriarch/Archbishop Daniel Fashingbauer

    Lord, as this day ends, soul and body, I am tired. And all I have done: is it worthwhile? I need you, Lord, where can I turn, except to you? O Lord, my heart is not proud, nor are my eyes haughty; I busy not myself with great things too sublime for me. Nay rather, I have stilled and quiete...

  • The Winds Of Fate

    Posted March 13, 2012 by Jay Olson

    One ship drives east and another drives westWith the selfsame winds that blow.'Tis the set of the sails,And Not the gales,That tell us the way to go. Like the winds of the sea are the ways of fate;As we voyage along through life,'Tis the set of a soulThat decides its goal,And not the calm or the str...

  • Listen up Men: 7 Good Reasons to Cry

    Posted March 12, 2012 by Drs. V Merit, Metaphysician

    The Healing Property of Tears New York Times reporter Benedict Carey referred to tears in a piece as “emotional perspiration.” Given that I sweat a lot and hate deodorant, I suppose it makes sense that I weep often. But I’m not going to apologize for that, because aft...

  • Ashes, Dust to... Cufflinks and Rings

    Posted March 12, 2012 by Drs. V Merit, Metaphysician

    Ashes to Ashes, Dust to... Cufflinks and Rings: Bizarre but Lucrative Solution Burial Plot Shortage It's a bizarre but lucrative solution to the growing problem of where to bury the nation's dead. Britain's richest local authority is helping bereaved families to turn the ashes of their loved ...

  • New App Can Arrange Cremations

    Posted March 12, 2012 by Drs. V Merit, Metaphysician

    Virginians will be able to set up a cremation on their smartphones, thanks to an app from the Cremation Society of Virginia. "They can go through their phone via the app to arrange the cremation," said Sally Briggs, the company's general manager. "Some people don't have computers or might not h...

  • Bodies Switched by Colorado Funeral Homes

    Posted March 12, 2012 by Drs. V Merit, Metaphysician

    The bodies of two men who died on the same day at a Denver hospice were picked up by the wrong funeral homes even though one was white and one black. Robert Mitchell of Denver was cremated as Perry Heath of Aurora, KUSA-TV reported. His ashes, which have been exhumed, were buried at Fort Loga...

  • Plants to Dispose of Dead Pets

    Posted March 12, 2012 by Drs. V Merit, Metaphysician

    When his beloved dog Xiaoqi died earlier this year, Liu Jiang did not know what to do with the body, so he dug a 50-centimeter grave for his pet beneath a tree in his community. "I couldn't find any better solution for my pet," said the 29-year-old living in the Shijingshan district of the cap...

  • Cremations on The Rise

    Posted March 12, 2012 by Drs. V Merit, Metaphysician

    Cremations on The Rise Fifty years ago, cremations were almost non-existent in the U.S. "Cremation to most families was something that they just didn't go for. It just wasn't in their tradition. They wanted to keep the person intact. They wanted to bury the person. Some religions frowned on it,"...

  • Dutch Company Turns Cremation Remains into Global Charity

    Posted March 12, 2012 by Drs. V Merit, Metaphysician

    When a body is cremated, if it has any metal parts, like a titanium hip, those metal parts are left behind. For years it was either buried in graves or sent to the dump. But a Dutch company, OrthoMetals, has a business that gathers those materials and processes them for industrial reuse, sending...

  • New Flameless Cremation Process Could Be Legalized In Illinois

    Posted March 12, 2012 by Drs. V Merit, Metaphysician

    For 20,000 years, people have been using fire to cremate their loved ones. Now, for the first time, there’s a new way to do cremations and, if Gov. Pat Quinn signs a measure approved by the legislature, it could be available in Illinois by march. A flameless cremation process But, as C...

  • Evening Prayer

    Posted March 12, 2012 by Patriarch/Archbishop Daniel Fashingbauer

    Father in heaven, I lift my eyes to you and wait for your help. I am your servant, entrusted with your gifts; I am yours alone. I lift my eyes to you who dwell in heaven. Like a faithful servant, I wish to do your bidding. As the eyes of a good servant are on the master, so are our eyes o...

  • Chris DeBurgh's A Spaceman came travelling...

    Posted March 12, 2012 by Major Shane-Antony D'Arcy B.Sc (Hons) Celtic Druid

    A spaceman came travelling on his ship from afar, 'Twas light years of time since his mission did start, And over a village he halted his craft, And it hung in the sky like a star, just like a star... He followed a light and came down to a shed, Where a mother and child were lying there on a bed, A...

  • Simplify

    Posted March 12, 2012 by Minister Jorean Washington

    When we lose someone and find ourselves in that quiet reflective moment we are reminded of the things that really matter or should have mattered. Stuff that seemed so important yesterday or last week has lost it's importance when you are standing in tha lonely moment realizing that many of your frie...

  • Thoughts

    Posted March 11, 2012 by Jay Olson

      You never can tell what your thought will do In bringing hate or love, For thoughts are things and their airy wings Are swifter than carrier doves. They follow the law of the universe - Each thing must create its kind, And they speed o'er the track to bring back Whatever went out from your ...

  • Spending Millions To Kill Each Terrorist

    Posted March 11, 2012 by Reverend Doctor John Reuling Sr. of The NCO

    Is there any way to look at the war in Afghanistan as anything but a mounting failure? We have been there for about 10 years and we have learned that the death of each Taliban fighter we battle costs at least $50 million. That's a conservative estimate. It could actually be $100 million.  &nbs...

  • Sunday Peace

    Posted March 11, 2012 by Listening Heart - Kim

    As I sat with my husband today at Daves Beach, my spirit was bathed in a wonderful serenity as my body, mind and soul were fed by the glistening of the sun on the water, and the sounds that the water eminated as it danced itself upon shore ♥ Charlston Heston in the background narrating the ps...

  • First time speaking at church

    Posted March 11, 2012 by Tammie, Rev Wonder

    What a cool deal.  I got to speak today at church, it was a wonderful experience.  I did one of my wild empath chronicles, and they really liked it :)   I talked a little bit about empathy being a survival skill, the fact that it was genetic and that most are "awakened" through...

  • Evening Prayer

    Posted March 11, 2012 by Patriarch/Archbishop Daniel Fashingbauer

    The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. In verdant pastures he gives me repose. Beside restful waters he leads me; he refreshes my soul. He guides me in right paths for his name's sake. Even though I walk in the dark valley I fear no evil; for you are at my side with your rod and your staff...

  • Redemption

    Posted March 11, 2012 by Rodney Philip Re

    As I weep the Lord wipes away the tears from my sorrowful face. Like a sudden wind He lifts me up and qualifies me, a sinner, redeemed a covenant with the faithful.

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted March 11, 2012 by Patriarch/Archbishop Daniel Fashingbauer

    Morning O God, you are my God, for you I long; for you my soul is thristing. I long for you like dry, weary land without water. Give me your strength and your glory. I wish to praise you all my life fill my soul as with a banquet. I cling to you; hold me close in your hands. Psalm 63 ...

  • how my life changed

    Posted March 10, 2012 by Mike Celtic Warrior O'Brien

    It was about 20 yrs ago it was right after my mother had gotten really sick and we had to put her in  anursing home cause my father could not take care of her like he wanted. I got angry at God cause my mother was such a good christian woman and why would he allow her to suffer the way he did. ...

  • Words of Wisdom

    Posted March 10, 2012 by christopher burgess

    I have come to realize, through careful mediations and trying to live as stress free as possible. That most people only see, at most 33% of the things that go on around them. I have notice that the more you slow down your personal actions the more you notice that people are ingoring every day common...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted March 10, 2012 by Patriarch/Archbishop Daniel Fashingbauer

    Morning Praise the Lord, all you nations, glorify God, all you peoples! For steadfast is God's kindness toward us and the fidelity of the Lord endures forever. . . Psalm 117 Praise the Lord, faraway space, glorify God, every home and family! For God has brought us to the beginning of thi...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted March 9, 2012 by Patriarch/Archbishop Daniel Fashingbauer

    Evening My God, every day I praise you, my voice blending with the prayer of every generation. You are good and merciful, slow to anger and of great kindness. The Lord is faithful in all his words and holy in all his works. The Lord lifts up all who are falling and raises up all who a...

  • Solitude

    Posted March 9, 2012 by Jay Olson

    Laugh, and the world laughs with you;Weep, and you weep alone.For the sad old earth must borrow it's mirth,But has trouble enough of its own.Sing, and the hills will answer;Sigh, it is lost on the air.The echoes bound to a joyful sound,But shrink from voicing care.Rejoice, and men will seek you;Grie...