March Theme and Talks
March 8-Rev. Ali “Bring It On: Stepping In”
Life is an inside out journey and the spiritual path starts with self exploration, which leads to discovery of our values and what truly matters most in life. As we step in, it is key to remain tuned in to our inner wisdom and guidance, the Spirit within, as we engage in our transformation and emerge ready to bring our inner findings out into the world. Rev. Ali shares four stages of personal transformation, patterned after the butterfly life’s cycle, the egg, the chrysalis, the caterpillar, the butterfly. There is roadmap within each of us,
“Don’t follow someone else’s map. You should glean teachings from all directions, keeping true to those that bring progress yet remaining open to changes in yourself.” Deepak Chopra
March 15-Rev. Ali “ Bring it On: Stepping Up”
Stepping up the joy in our lives requires us to choose joy as often as possible. Joy is defined in the dictionary as a feeling of great pleasure and happiness. Joy is experienced through our relationships, our work, our hobbies and pastimes; we all have our preferences and find pleasure in our own unique way. Realizing our differences as well as our similarities, allows us to deepen our understanding and respect for one another. Rev. Ali explores acceptance, allowing, and appreciation, three A’s to joy.
“Joy is a return to the deep harmony of body, mind, and spirit that was yours at birth and that can be yours again. That openness to love, that capacity for wholeness with the world around you, is still within you. The healthiest response to life is joy.” Deepak Chopra
March 22-Practitioner Nancy Walker will speak this week on “We Live in Multidimensions”, and will explore what these “invisible domains” are. “Each of us lives in multidimensions. We can choose where to focus our attention, and wherever that focus goes, a new reality opens up. When I speak of other dimensions, I’m referring to domains of Consciousness. Consciousness is the maker of reality, but maker really means “chooser”. Through our attention we bring these dimensions to life: We populate them, add new meaning, and paint unique pictures.” Deepak Chopra
March 29-This week Practitioner Nancy Walker will speak on “The Meaning of Life is Everything”.
In his book, Deepak Chopra explores the idea of life as pure potentiality, and therefore, everything! Nancy will discuss this idea and the concept that everything is pure essence. Chopra says: “All that is required to find the essence of life is to step outside the picture and see yourself. You won’t see a person or even a soul, just a speck of awareness-the point that is producing the most lovely, appalling, mundane, holy, astonishing, ordinary, and marvelous pictures. But even in using these words, I have fallen into the temptation of trying to describe the indescribable. Let me throw every image away and say the simplest things that are true: I exist, I am aware, I create. These are the three qualities of essence that permeate the universe.”