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Tomorrow's Church

(based on the Minister’s Message at USC’s annual Membership Meeting)
The last two weeks we’ve discussed Tomorrow’s God during our Sunday lessons. The corollary to Tomorrow’s God is Tomorrow’s Church. There are numerous books, and seemingly endless theories, about…
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Keep a True Lent

Many folks who begin attending Unity churches have rejected the teachings of their childhood religions, especially the ideas of sin and damnation. I was not from a church-going family, and I grew up with prejudices about the Bible and Jesus.…

"On Them Has Light Shined"

The Prophecy of Isaiah 
Isaiah 9:2, 6 
 
“The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them has light shined... For to us a child is born, to…

Language of the Heart

We’ve heard it said, and sung, that “love is all around,” and “love is in the air.” When we connect this idea with the knowing that we live, and move, and have our Being in God Mind—and that God is…

Infinite Expressions of the One God

In the beginning there was the One God. In a great bursting forth of creativity and love, the One God gave expression to myriad aspects of itself, each containing the original spark of that Oneness, each mirroring to the others…

DILLON MODELS THE "I AND THOU" RELATIONSHIP

On a typical workday morning as I rode the El to the Chicago Loop, I would be jostled as I moved through the crowded car to a seat. The train was noisy and uncomfortable, and passengers would be flung against…
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My Country 'Tis of Thee

My country, ‘tis of thee, sweet land of liberty…America. The land of hope, of dreams, of promise. Of thee we sing. For thee we pray. 
We let go of any ambiguity about our nation, and remember the times when it…
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A NEW HUMAN MANIFESTO

Things have changed since 2012. There seems to be more light in the world. It’s like we were waiting to exhale until we successfully passed that landmark year and could believe that we were going to be successful in realizing…
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DANCING TOGETHER IN THE LIGHT AND DARK

Light and dark, young and old, aggressive and receptive, motion and stillness, male and female, life and death: there is a powerful dynamic to our existence that is created by the interplay - the dance - of opposites. In some…
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THE INESCAPABLE GOD

Where can I go from your spirit?
   Or where can I flee from your presence?
 If I ascend to heaven, you are there;
   if I make my bed in Sheol, you are there.
 If I take the wings of the…
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Angels In Disguise

Last Saturday I went to the local farmers’ market. I follow a plan when shopping there—I walk down one side and back up the other, noting prices and inventory, and sampling the fruits that I am interested in buying. After…