As I consider the challenging times we are facing, I realize that they are precisely why we practice: so that in the midst of their appearances and uncertainties we remind ourselves of the truth that Spirit is the one certainty, the one Power and Presence that there is. We practice so that in those moments when the “known” evades us, we have unshakable faith in the Unknown and that from It new possibilities are birthed.
And that takes me directly to our traditional October Friendship Month and this month’s theme, “Celebrating the Power of Friendship.” Although we are not currently meeting in person, there is no distance between souls and the bond of friendship we share as a global spiritual community remains unbroken. I invite you to join us each week this month as we honor this truth principle.
The October 4, 2020 topic is Are You Your Own True Friend? Self-friendship is founded in the True Self, the unconditional love and compassion of the heart. Now we generously offer these qualities to others, but what about ourselves? Ernest Holmes offers us this undisputable fact: “You are the only person you can’t divorce.” This Sunday we will explore what it means to befriend the self spiritually, mentally, and emotionally.