Spiritual Practice

  • Yoga as a Path of Self Discovery and Self-Care

    Do you ever feel like you are running on empty, grabbing for an energy drink and yet feeling depleted? Are your shoulders tight and your schedule jam packed? Do you barely have time to breathe between a conference call and

    April 17, 2017 • Inspiration • Views: 179

  • Vivacious, Audacious Prayer

    An Interview with Rev Linda Martella-Whitsett, Vice President of Silent Unity Propelled Forward On one’s life journey, you never quite know what lies ahead. However, Rev Linda Martella-Whitsett felt quite secure in her role as

    April 12, 2017 • Inspiration • Views: 1546

  • A Call to Awakening

    Unity has always been a movement of awakening and raising consciousness. Many of us passionately promote peace and live on the forefront of breaking down barriers between genders, races and sexual orientations. While we know it

    April 5, 2017 • Inspiration • Views: 594

  • Youth of Unity: My Safe Space to Explore

    Editor’s Note: Patrick McNamara was president of the YOU (Youth of Unity) chapter at Unity of Independence, Mo., for 2 years (2002-2004). He was also the chair of the International YOU (IYOU) Restructuring Committee which met

    April 3, 2017 • From UWM, Inspiration, Youth • Views: 505

  • The Quest for Spiritual Auto-Renewal

    When I think of spiritual renewal, the first thing that comes to mind is getting time away. Why? For many in the business of providing spiritual enrichment to others, making provisions for our own spiritual nourishment can feel

    March 14, 2017 • Inspiration • Views: 412

  • Sacred Reciprocity

    Spring is when the seeds of intention that we planted early in the new year start to shoot and bud, along with the tips of green emerging from the earth. It is a time of hope, growth and regeneration in both the natural world and

    March 8, 2017 • Inspiration • Views: 541

  • My Steps to Spiritual Renewal

    In 2005, I remember sitting with my mom in the hospital and holding her hand while the doctor gave her the dreaded stage 4 cancer diagnosis. At 30 years old, I began caring for my mother. Being so young, I had not prepared myself

    March 6, 2017 • Inspiration, Uncategorized • Views: 2587

  • Dyads of Spiritual Renewal

    For me, spiritual renewal can best be understood as two pairs of dyads. One dyad is play and pray. I am equally and unequivocally dedicated to each of these—and in some cases I cannot separate the two. Play encompasses many of

    March 1, 2017 • Inspiration • Views: 993

  • Hit the Wall? Try a Sabbatical

    In the fall of 2015, I hit the wall. You know the one—the wall ministers hit when they are ready to call it quits. I hit it hard, and it hurt all the way to my soul. I was exhausted—physically, emotionally and spiritually.

    February 27, 2017 • Building Community, Inspiration, Ministry Operations • Views: 593

  • Deep Play: The Journey of Process Painting

    “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” So said the great Chinese philosopher Lao-tzu. It can also begin with a single brushstroke. Let’s take a journey together. You are an archaeologist of sorts. Part

    February 23, 2017 • Inspiration, Uncategorized • Views: 579