Are Science and Spirituality Compatible?

Are Science and Spirituality Compatible? It is common to think of spirituality as being a mental or emotional construct and science as being a universal one. Many times, it’s simpler to separate spirituality from science because there are so many things in our world that we cannot explain with math or experiment alone. We want…

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Healing Affirmations

Healing affirmations can be healing. How? Your thoughts have an impact on you. Not because they are inherently powerful on their own, but because your attention fuels them. You lend power to what you pay attention to. Your intelligence is inexhaustible and you are free to think about anything at all, but that doesn’t mean…

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The Philosophy of Science of Mind

History Philosophy of Science of Mind and the Centres for Spiritual Living were established in 1927 by Dr. Ernest Holmes. Dr. Holmes recognized a thread of truth within many religions and he sought to pull that thread loose from strict dogmas and traditions. While this New Thought practice is young, the philosophy of Science of…

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Changing Mind Series- Part 3: Relationships

What comes to mind when you think of other people? Rivals? Friends? Mentors? Strangers? Separate entities? Maybe you have noticed that people have described you as all these things. Since we’ve been opening up our descriptions of the mind and the human experience, let’s tackle some of our preconceptions about relationships next. What separates us?…

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Receive Your Good, Unclench Your Hands Dr. Joe Hooper

We’re at the beginning of February.  We’ve had quite a year already. My talk today is about using your hands. I noticed that many times over the past few weeks, I’ve been sort of like clenched up in almost a fist-type thing, and I’ve been saying to myself, “Why am I so pent up? Why…

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How to Change the Mind Series – Part 2: Morality

What do we want more than anything in the world? Maybe it’s to be happy, to be a good person, to be remembered, to love and be loved. Whatever description you resonate with, the fact remains: Nothing about you needs to change in order to make you beneficial. You were born that way. Redefining Morality…

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How to Change the Mind Series – Part 1: Defining Mind

When we are first introduced to ourselves, we start very small. We learn that we are an individual in a body, with a birthday and a family. We may learn about ourselves within the doctrine of a certain philosophy or religion and along the way we learn the reaches and the limitations of our mind.…

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What’s the Difference Between Religion & Spirituality?

The Difference Between Religion and Spirituality Every person needs a calling. It’s instinctive to need a teacher and a lineage to call home. Each individual spirit in this cosmos is looking for the kindred flames of others in the hopes that they can understand their purpose, and their reason for existence. When you find the…

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