Words on Faith
This Sunday, February 25th at 1pm we will be offering a tour of 5112 Pegasus Court Suite E, the leading contender for our new sacred space. We hope you will join us for our 11am Celebration Service and then the tour at 1pm.
Excerpt from Dynamics for Living by Charles Fillmore:
“In the Old Testament the tithe or tenth is mentioned as a reasonable and just return to the Lord by way of acknowledging Him as the source of supply. Tithing is the giving of a tenth of one’s supply to God and His work. Tithing is a tacit agreement that man is in partnership with God in the conduct of his finances. This leads to confidence and
assurance that whatever is done will bring increase of some kind.
“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. When I let go of what I have, I receive what I need.”
― Tao Te Ching
The following is an excerpt from an article by Joseph Cardillo, Phd, in a 2013 article for Psychology Today. It will help us see the beauty and wonder of winter.
What Is Healing?
The purpose of the Healing Ministry is to offer and promote healing. We do that mainly by offering the Healing Circle on the first Wednesdays of each month. We are present at the Unity Booth at Frederick events throughout the year. Articles in the Unity Newsletter also help support healing on all levels.
“I begin to think that most of our weaknesses are due to the fact that our “belief” is too narrow, and that we don’t believe through to the end. To stop believing a second too soon, or not to believe enough, is sufficient to ruin the whole structure of what we are building.”
-- Teilhard de Chardin
Unity in Frederick is almost finished with our flood recovery projects. The last item is fixing a crack in the sewer line and we expect that to be fixed within the next several weeks. We are grateful for all the financial donations we have received during this time, as well as those donating their talents and time. Those still wishing to donate to Unity’s out-of-pocket costs can drop their donation off in the weekly offering basket or mail it directly to the office (please designate it as “Flood Fund”).
“Look well to the growing edge. All around us, worlds are dying and new worlds are being born.”
-- Howard Thurman
In 2013, Margaret Stortz, a retired UCRS minister wrote the following about the impact of change and new birth: