A Life of Joy

“Joy is the infallible sign of the presence of God.”—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin In Unity, we teach that the qualities of the Divine are present within us, and we can call them forward into our lives consciously. The spiritual quality of joy is simply part of our nature as expressions of Spirit, as children of God. It’s in us, now and always. It’s not dependent on...

I Am Grateful

“Heaven and earth listen and respond to the soul that is quickened into praise and thanksgiving … Praise is gratitude in action.” —Myrtle Fillmore (How to Let God Help You, Unity Books) Gratitude is recognizing our abundance, acknowledging it, and openly appreciating it by giving praise and thanks. It is knowing everything is a gift. Even challenges and heartache...

I Am Prosperous

When I think of prosperity, my mind automatically goes to thanksgiving for the people and things already in my life, and how blessed I am. I haven’t always felt prosperous. In fact, for many years I felt poor, so I was poor. Then I learned one of the spiritual principles taught in Unity: We create our experiences through our way of thinking. Discovering this simple step didn’t...

I AM the Light

Claiming the Light—a Work in Progress As I consider the power of light, I find myself on a cold, dark October night in small Long Island, New York City—a city in which I was a visiting stranger. I still recall the feeling of roaming up and down the confusing streets, looking for a light. My life to that point—especially the preceding decade—had largely been spent in a...

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