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

    2 days 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 week 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?

    2 weeks 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

    3 weeks 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…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: Renunciation

    4 weeks 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…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: Our Best Refuge

    1 month 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

    1 month 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?

    1 month 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…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: Evil

    1 month 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…

  • Pat Bailey, Insights: Faith vs. Religion

    2 months ago.

    On the heels of July Fourth, last Sunday at Christ Church we discussed the relationship of faith and national identity. While religion so often divides us, faith is always a call to a broader view of inclusion, respect, and compassion.…

  • Telluride Yoga Fest: Micheline Berry

    2 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

    2 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…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: Touching Transcendence

    2 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.…

  • People Can Draw Energy From Other People The Same Way Plants Do

    2 months ago.

    Here are several excerpts from an article by Michael Forrester, a spiritual counselor and practicing motivational speaker, about recent research on energy transference between plants. A biological research team at Bielefeld University has made a groundbreaking discovery showing that plants…

  • 10 Things Highly Intuitive People Do Differently

    2 months ago.

    Here are several excerpts from a post by Carolyn Gregoire, a features editor at the Huffington Post, that offers an interesting analysis of The 10 Things Highly Intuitive People Do Differently.  Intuition is challenging to define, despite the huge role it…

  • Why We Need To Choose Creativity Over Conformity

    3 months ago.

    Mark DeNicola writes about the importance of creativity over conformity and shares a video (see below) from Jason Silva's Shots of Awe Series. “There is no one map for how to live our lives. Reality is just a word and…