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

    2 weeks 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

    3 weeks 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

    4 weeks 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…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: Where Are We Headed?

    1 month ago.

    "Where Are We Headed?" Do the Christian tellings of beginnings and endings give us a historical explanation or do they inform us and call us to the deeper aspects of our existence in the here and now? Is our consciousness,…

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

    1 month 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

    2 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

    2 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: Renunciation

    2 months ago.

    My sermon on Monday, August 10, was titled "What Should I Renounce?" What does renunciation of various things have to do with the spiritual life? Is there a deeper way of letting go and self-emptying that is not a denial…

  • Some Things Take Time: Slow Down and Stop Pushing

    2 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?

    2 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

    3 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…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: Evil

    3 months ago.

    In my sermon "When Does Evil Begin?" I discuss how an evolutionary worldview reshapes how we think about evil in the human experience. How do we reconcile our propensity for evil with our aspiration for the good, and when does…

  • Telluride Yoga Fest: Micheline Berry

    3 months ago.

    The 7th annual Telluride Yoga Fest takes place this week, July 10 – July 13, with classes for all levels of practitioners: 4-day Guru pass, $495; 3-day Namaste pass, $395; 3-class pass, $108; all-day intensive, $150. Buy here now. With over 30…

  • Telluride Yoga Festival: Lara Catone

    3 months ago.

    The 7th annual Telluride Yoga Fest takes place this week, July 10 – July 13, with a class for all levels of practitioners: 4-day Guru pass, $495; 3-day Namaste pass, $395; 3-class pass, $108; all-day intensive, $150. Buy here now. Feel at…

  • Telluride Yoga Festival: Cat McCarthy

    3 months ago.

    The 7th annual Telluride Yoga Fest takes place this week, July 10 – July 13, with classes  for all levels of practitioners: 4-day Guru pass, $495; 3-day Namaste pass, $395; 3-class pass, $108; all-day intensive, $150. Buy here now. Yoga is all…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: Touching Transcendence

    3 months ago.

    In last week’s sermon I asked "Can we touch transcendence?”  "Are we capable of transcendence?" Our spiritual traditions teach us that we indeed can. If that is right, then the only other question is "Do we want to?" http://youtu.be/aC5vYS-bIVY Editor’s Note: Dr.…