• Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: “Joseph’s Silence"

    1 week ago.

    "Joseph's Silence." Is Joseph, the betrothed of Mary, a historical figure or a literary character? What truth is in the tale of Joseph telling? What does our experience of the divine life call us to? http://youtu.be/eR14_V3qxx8 Editor’s Note: Dr. Pat Bailey…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: Is Christ A King?

    3 weeks ago.

    "Is Christ a King?" What might the title "King" when applied to Christ mean to our higher consciousness? http://youtu.be/ddaRt-Nlmes Editor’s Note: Dr. Pat Bailey of Telluride’s Christ Presbyterian Church, is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. He was ordained in the Presbyterian Church in…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: “Am I Orthodox or...?"

    4 weeks ago.

    "Am I Orthodox or . . . ?" A sermon about the struggle of the early church to define itself, between orthodoxy and gnosticism; a struggle between authority and experience that defines us still. Also a chance to view a…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: More Than Meets the Eye?

    1 month ago.

    Is There More than Meets the Eye? Is there a deeper order to our reality? I reveal my one fundamental. http://youtu.be/xSuvvKHB9gU Editor’s Note: Dr. Pat Bailey of Telluride’s Christ Presbyterian Church, is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. He was ordained in the Presbyterian…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: Am I the Opposite of You?

    1 month ago.

    "Am I the Opposite of You?" Our minds work by naming, categorization, and distinguishing between opposites. Yet many of our spiritual traditions tell us that we are not separate but one. Is there a basis for such thought in the…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: What Kind of Car Did Jesus Drive?

    2 months ago.

    What Kind of Car Did Jesus Drive? What were the vehicles of Jesus' awareness and fulfillment? What are ours? Can we view Jesus as a vehicle in our spiritual life rather than the goal or destination of our spiritual life?…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: The Circle

    2 months ago.

    The circle is a very fundamental symbol in our human experience. It displays both our outer and inner worlds. No wonder it shows up so frequently in religious forms, such as the Celtic cross. In this sermon we explore together…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: Baptisms Updated

    3 months ago.

    Last Sunday we celebrated a baptism, an ancient ritual in the Christian tradition. In the past, the ritual was often used to "divide out" the insiders and outsiders, those going to heaven and those not. At Christ Church it is…

  • Pat Bailey, Insights: Does God Cuss?

    3 months ago.

    "Does God Cuss?" Is the Bible just children's stories about heroes and virtuous women? People who say that they believe "every word of the Bible," may not be aware of some of the more notorious words and stories contained therein. What…

  • Pat Bailey, Insights: Does My Body Have A Soul?

    3 months ago.

    The title to my sermon last Sunday was "Does My Body Have a Soul?" Is there something to our existence that is not bound by time, body, or space?  Can such consciousness survive death?  Or is the better question, can…

  • 8 Reasons You Should Teach Yoga

    4 months ago.

    Deciding to become a yoga teacher can be a life changing decision, especially if you live the corporate lifestyle. The decision to teach yoga usually follows a major life event such as an injury, health problem or relationship breakdown. These…

  • B.K.S. Iyengar, Who Helped Bring Yoga to the West, Died Wednesday

    4 months ago.

    Khrisnamacharya was the renowned Indian yoga teacher, Ayurvedic healer and scholar widely regarded as the father of modern yoga. He is responsible for bringing yoga to the West, but  did so largely through his disciples: K.Pattabhi Jois, his son T.K.V. Desikachar,…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: Our Best Refuge

    4 months ago.

    I've been building a shed, trying to get it dried-in in the middle of all this rain. So, I've been thinking about shelter and refuge in the midst of life's storms. Where or what do we go to for refuge?…

  • Some Things Take Time: Slow Down and Stop Pushing

    4 months ago.

    Ezzie Spencer, PhD, writes about what lunar rhythms can teach us about life and spiritual practice.  Here are several excerpts from a post  about how Life can become easier and far more fulfilling when we slow down and let things…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: How Big Are You?

    4 months ago.

    Sometimes I tie my children's sermon, a short conversation with the children, to my main sermon. I often joke that the children's sermon is just as much for the adults as the children. Last Sunday I spoke about being big…

  • 12 Little Known Laws Of Karma That Will Change Your Life

    4 months ago.

    Here are several excerpts for a post on the Spirit, Science and Metaphysics blog, 12 Little Known Laws of Karma That Will Change Your Life: What is Karma? Karma is the Sanskrit word for action. It is equivalent to Newton’s…