• 8 Reasons You Should Teach Yoga

    4 days 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

    6 days 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

    1 week 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

    3 weeks 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?…

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

    4 weeks 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 weeks 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

    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

    1 month 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 Festival: Lara Catone

    1 month 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

    1 month 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

    1 month 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

    1 month 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…

  • Why We Need To Choose Creativity Over Conformity

    2 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…

  • 5 Meaningful Methods Of Meditation

    2 months ago.

    Here's a comprehensive article that appeared in Spirit, Science and Metaphysics (that includes videos), on 5 different types of meditation. There’s a myriad of methods for meditation. Some are easy and some are difficult. All require daily practice to perfect.…

  • Pat Bailey, Insights: Substitutionary Atonement?

    2 months ago.

    Many Christians in the West, and especially the US, view substitutionary atonement as the only way of understanding the cross of Christ and Christian salvation.What is substitutionary atonement? Is it biblical? Is it what the Apostle Paul meant when he…

  • Pat Bailey: Insights, Living in the Moment

    3 months ago.

    My wife, Debbie, and I recently visited our families in Atlanta. The focus of our trip was to address some financial and housing issues of our aging parents, my 84-year-old mother and Deb's 80-year-old father. We knew that it wasn't…