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We are a spiritual community that blesses all teachings and all spiritual teachers. We know that there is no wrong way to worship, whether it be lighting a candle, facing the east, burning incense, repeating a mantra, lighting a menorah, or offering prayer. We respect all the ways there are to draw closer to Spirit, for even though there may appear to be great differences in the path, the destination is the same.

As an expression of our community, the Spiritual Living Podcast offers you weekly messages on the principles and practice of spiritual living, delivered by Rev. Patrick Cameron and various guest speakers.

Each talk may be downloaded from this page by clicking the links that follow. Or you may choose to subscribe to this podcast and have each new talk downloaded automatically to your iPod or mp3 player.

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Start Before You're Ready

Successful people start before they're ready.

We sense that there is a deeper spiritual connection "out there". How do we fine-tune our experience? How do we identify, develop, and share our gift with the world?

If we wait till we're ready, we'll never start. But what we have right now is enough to start.

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Certainty of Change

In essence, how we live our lives is a description of how we manage change.

We know we live in a spiritual universe, we believe there is an aspect of creativity called The Law, which says Yes to everything we give it, and we know that the Universal Spirit is personal to each one that turns to It.

Abundance is being happy with what we have. Today is an abundant day for us.

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Surrender as a Path of Awakening

Surrender says, "Here is the fire. There is love on the other side. I am walking through. I know not how I will keep from being burned, but I know that I am going through."

Surrender as a spiritual practice is that we sit silently and honour the Great Intelligence that is within us, that is guiding us, that is present to us.

Joseph Campbell said, "We must be willing to give up the life we've planned to have the life that's waiting for us."

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Thinking as a Path of Awakening

David White wrote, "There is no path that goes all the way---not that it stops us from looking for the full continuation." In other words, we tend to look for the one way to take in life, and in that, we settle into fixed beliefs.

But real life steps in and disrupts us through Divine Discontent---All of us have these divine urges that want us to express more. The Universe expresses itself through us, ever expanding, ever seeking new experiences and insight.

What does a world that works for everyone look like? The answer is surprising.

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Love as a Path of Awakening

Sometimes things fall apart because something new is seeking expression. The truth of our being is eternal, but we do fall off the rails sometimes. We fall into the trap of looking outside ourselves for happiness, for God, or for someone to change the world. It is not outside us; it is within. We create happiness within. God is within. And only within will we find the power to change the world.

Our thought is creative, but in our ignorance, we use it destructively. Do we consider the existence of evil, or is it simply the misuse of good? Love overcomes both hate and fear.

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Work as a Path of Awakening

There are three great mysteries: air to the bird, water to the fish, and being to the human. Our sense of disengagement stems from our lack of awareness and mindfulness about our state of being.

Being is not a popular idea. Instead, we are always trying to manipulate the circumstances of our lives, believing that happiness comes from our circumstances. But we are as happy as we choose to be. We are already a success at the level of consciousness we inhabit.

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Saying Yes to Today

Every day we will be providing a bigger concept of life. And in that inner growth we have an enlarged power to speak forth into the Creative Mind. The result will be that we will get a fresh impulse and be doing a bigger thing for ourselves. Growth and realization are always from within and never from without.

Old thoughts must be destroyed and new must take their place. Every time the old thought comes, we must look it squarely in the face and declare that it has no part in our mind. It has no power over us. We must state the Law and rely on it to the exclusion of all else.

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Saying Yes to Transformation

Our lives are the result of what we say "Yes" to. It's important that we say yes to transformation. The transformation is not adding anything to ourselves, it's simply allowing the revelation of our true self.

Ernest Holmes said that one of the most difficult things to believe is that we are always a success. We are always achieving the goal that we set up in thought. We need not worry or wonder if we will succeed, but to direct our intention to that which we really desire to succeed in.

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It's Not for Nothing

This Father's Day, Rev. Connie Nissen speaks about the walls we put up in consciousness, and she gives us meditation exercises to help break them down.

Many of us carry a hole in our heart in the shape of the father. A common story told is, "If my father had just been there, I think I would be better than I am now." But Joseph Campbell wrote, "Where we stumble, therein lies our treasure." The fatherless sons, telling that single story, may feel valueless. But we know these feelings create our experience, that our thoughts and beliefs are creative things.

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Saying Yes to Possibility

Do we know our true nature? That we are Divine? Life is a projection of reality, depending on which stage of consciousness we are in.

According to the Vedanta, there are six states of consciousness:

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