Thursday, September 7, 2023

Friendships that bless

 By Kathy Ball - for the St. Helena Star - September 5, 2023

I’ve been thinking a lot about friends lately — what they mean to me and what it means to be a friend. A friend is someone you can trust; someone who is loyal, compassionate and forgiving; someone who makes you feel loved. And for me, there is no better example of what it means to be a friend than the master Christian himself, Jesus Christ....

 Love distinguished everything Jesus did. He taught love for God, for ourselves as God’s children, and for others both in what he said in his sermons and what he did with his life. He uncovered the divine law of Love, or God, that inspires and impels us all to love. As the author of First John describes it, “We love each other because (God) loved us first” (4:19, New Living Translation)....

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Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Mind-Wholeness Reigns

By Julio C Rivas, CS

 “Next, the Lord commanded Moses, “Put your hand inside your shirt.” Moses obeyed, and when he took it out, his hand had turned white as snow—like someone with leprosy. “Put your hand back inside your shirt,” the Lord told him. Moses did so, and when he took it out again, it was as healthy as the rest of his body.” — Exodus‬ ‭4‬:‭6‬-‭7‬ ‭CEV‬‬

“When we fully understand our relation to the Divine, we can have no other Mind but His, — no other Love, wisdom, or Truth, no other sense of Life, and no consciousness of the existence of matter or error.” — M B Eddy 
“Love-Intelligence saturates, generates and holds all existence.
As we awaken to the provable fact that we are Wisdom-Grace’s perennial effulgence, we pierce evil’s mirages, and rebirth our human system with omnipotent health, pulchritude, plenitude, and excellence.” — Julio C Rivas, CS