• Guided Meditation for Home Practice: Connecting to Your Soul for Guidance

    2 months ago.

    When we began this series, I wrote about the many benefits received from a regular meditation practice. Just in case you missed the post, however, the facts are repeated below. This week, my goal is to help you to connect to your soul…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.09.10

    5 months ago.

    September 10 to 17, 2015  Visible planets: Morning: Venus, Mars, Jupiter   Evening: Mercury, Saturn Dr. Deepak Chopra. I don’t know exactly when or how I first became aware of the man who would become an important part of my [life]…

  • Integrative Wellness Summit: Kristin Metheny

    5 months ago.

    The newly formed Telluride First Foundation’s freshman conference is an Integrative Wellness Summit, Friday, September 11 – Sunday, September 13, 2015. The event brings together top experts in the fields of nutrition, longevity, and integrative healthcare, who plan to share the latest scientific findings and the great potential for enhanced, holistic…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.04.16

    9 months ago.

    April 16 to 23, 2015  Visible planets: Morning: Saturn         Evening: Venus, Jupiter A late degree Aries New Moon – which will always take place in the final week of the Aries zodiac month – is a good time to really…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.02.05

    1 year ago.

    February 5 to 12, 2015  Visible planets: Morning: Jupiter, Saturn   Evening: Venus, Mars The last week of Mercury retrograde is upon us and I can already feel the ruminating energy of directional planetary change. The snow has melted down here…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.01.08

    1 year ago.

    January 8 to 15, 2015 Visible planets: Morning: Jupiter, Saturn    Evening: Mercury, Venus, Mars Today the phrase “no news is good news” keeps running through my head. I realize this proverbial saying means that not hearing about a situation, or…

  • Celebrating Christmas in Telluride - and Austin

    1 year ago.

    Editor’s note: When news of my friend Katrine’s win hit my inbox, it struck me that her upbeat story proves Christmas can be more than buy, fry, cry, and wonder why. So if your “ho ho ho” has turned into “ho ho no,” read…

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

    1 year 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: “Am I Orthodox or...?"

    1 year 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 year 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 Reformed?

    1 year ago.

    "Am I Reformed?" What did the Protestant Reformation give to the modern world? Are we in the midst of a new Reformation and what are the key ideas that are emerging? http://youtu.be/SYlsJ8CzkH0 Editor’s Note: Dr. Pat Bailey of Telluride’s Christ Presbyterian Church, is…

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

    1 year 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: The Circle

    1 year 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

    1 year 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 year 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 God Cuss?

    1 year 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…