Religion – The Pagosa Springs SUN http://www.pagosasun.com The most trusted source for news and information about Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Thu, 23 Jan 2020 21:59:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.5 The residue in my cup http://www.pagosasun.com/the-residue-in-my-cup/ Thu, 23 Jan 2020 22:00:43 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=195846 By Jan Davis
Special to The PREVIEW

Leah studied her favorite coffee cup and sighed. Years ago, she discovered the old mug tucked away on a shelf in one of the local thrift stores. The quote engraved on the outside, “A Cup Half-full,” grabbed her attention and reminded her how she chose to view life. In spite of the circumstances, the simple words encouraged her to find something good in every situation. The cup still looked decent and the words still resonated in her mind. But inside told a different story.
Regardless of how many times she washed this cup, a small deposit of previous coffee breaks persisted. She needed something stronger than soapy water to wash away the stains.
Leah turned to the Word of God, her version of Google when matters of the heart needed answers. How to remove old residue? First, acknowledge the source of the grunge. God’s word supplied more than one answer.
In Leah’s case, spots in her half-filled vessel denoted a marked past. Sediments of offenses, disappointments and pain corroded the inside of her heart. The grime symbolized the dark areas.
The process took time. A quiet time of reflection bathed her heart with the presence of God. As she emptied herself, Jesus bathed her white as snow with his cleansing blood. Through the soothing words of His Holy Spirit, Leah overflowed with God’s joy and peace.
There’s no room for residue in a heart full of love. She reached for her journal. The little book contained proof of God’s faithfulness. Recorded moments, when steam rose from her warm cup of brew, while tears rolled down her cheeks in recognition of deep hurts.
Leah’s preferred cup may be half full, but God revealed a way to guarantee her personal vessel remains full. With her spirit and soul dirt-free and filled with God’s goodness and mercy, Leah slipped out of her cozy chair and headed to the kitchen. A little bleach and water soon had the inside of the cup as clean as the external.
“Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow.” — Isaiah 1:18 (NKJV).
Because of Jesus, our sins are washed away.
I love you but, Jesus loves you more.

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New Thought topic: ‘Opening Spiritual Gateways in Your Life’ http://www.pagosasun.com/new-thought-topic-opening-spiritual-gateways-in-your-life/ Sat, 18 Jan 2020 12:00:43 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=195502 By Lisa Burnson
Special to The PREVIEW
“I open the way for joy and love to come. I am an irresistible magnet for what belongs to me by Divine right.” — Florence Scovel Shinn.
All are welcome to join the New Thought Center for Inspirational Living (NTC) this Sunday, Jan. 19, at 10:30 a.m., for our presentation “Opening Spiritual Gateways in Your Life.” Open yourself to receiving the good that God wants for you. Our speaker will be Shayla White Eagle McClure.
Also on Sunday, Jan. 19, from 2 to 3:30 p.m., we invite all who enjoy writing in the company of others to join our writing group for “Stories To Tell Us.” More information can be found on the website: Stories2TellUs.com.
We welcome people of all religions, cultures, races and lifestyles to our services, where we celebrate the Science of Mind and positive thinking.
Our community of affirmative-minded people share joy, laughter and awareness of connection to spirit, and our ability to co-create a life of infinite possibilities.
We will have spirited live music.
Meditation circle
We invite the public to enjoy our weekly meditation circle each Wednesday at 6 p.m., weather permitting.
Upcoming events
Thursday, Jan. 16, 6 p.m.: “Fountain of Youth: The Ancient Five Rites.”
Saturday, Jan. 18, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: “Enhancing Your Gift of Intuition.”
Thursday, Jan. 23, 6 p.m.: “Feeling Depleted? Health and Wellness Lifestyle.”
Thursday, Jan. 30, 6 p.m.: Movie: “Experiencing the Miraculous” with Dr. Wayne Dyer.
Feb. 1, time to be determined: “Reversing Diabetes and Toxic Build Up.”
Please call NTC for more information about these events.
About us
NTC is a New Thought center based on fostering living a spiritually centered life and promoting the philosophies of the Centers for Spiritual Living and the Agape Centers. NTC honors all lifestyles, cultures and religious paths to the Divine.
We welcome local talent to share gifts, aptitudes and knowledge. Have a hand in making a difference. Participate, learn or contribute your insights, beliefs, knowledge and skills.
NTC events are held at 3505 W. U.S. 160, on the second floor of the Best Western Lodge (elevator available).
Request a concentrated affirmative mind treatment or obtain information by joining us; emailing PagosaCommunityNewThought@gmail.com; mailing P.O. Box 1052, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147-1052; or calling (505) 604-5031. Find us on Facebook (Pagosa Community of New Thought).

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UUs tour the ancient cultural sites of Egypt http://www.pagosasun.com/uus-tour-the-ancient-cultural-sites-of-egypt/ Sat, 18 Jan 2020 12:00:39 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=195506 By Pauline Benetti
Special to The PREVIEW
Julie Loar, longtime member of the Pagosa Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (PUUF), recently returned from leading one of her frequent tours to the ancient cultural sites of Egypt. She was accompanied by fellow PUUF members Diane Davis and Joan Ward as they toured the historic sites in Egypt in late October.
From the Great Pyramid and the Sphinx on the Giza Plateau to the temples at Luxor, the Valley of the Queens, the Valley of the Kings and beyond, with a four-day cruise on the Nile, Davis and Ward experienced the ancient times of an amazing culture. They also had the opportunity to see a craftsman at work at a rug maker and visited stores for papyrus, alabaster, essential oils and cartouches and other jewelry.
Our fellowship offers each individual support in our unique spiritual path and an opportunity to participate in positive social and environmental action. We welcome diversity and invite everyone to share in our faith community.
Religious Exploration (RE) classes are held on the third and fourth Sundays and continue through to May. For more information about RE, contact Anna Ramirez at afrancis_@hotmail.com.
Find us in Unit B-15 of the Greenbriar Plaza. From North Pagosa Boulevard, turn right onto Park Avenue and right again into Greenbriar Plaza, then turn left and continue around the complex until you see the Unitarian Universalist sign as it faces the mountains. Join us. For further information about the PUUF, visit pagosauu.org or call 731-7900.

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Jessica Peterson and Paul Roberts guest musicians at Sunday Night Unplugged http://www.pagosasun.com/jessica-peterson-and-paul-roberts-guest-musicians-at-sunday-night-unplugged/ Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:00:00 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=195486

Photo courtesy Paul Roberts
A bird-shaped ocarina, one of many instruments that will be heard at this week’s Sunday Night Unplugged at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church.

By Jessica Peterson
Special to The PREVIEW
This Sunday evening at 5 p.m., Sunday Night Unplugged will welcome Jessica Peterson and Paul Roberts as the special guest musicians. This quiet, contemplative service of music and meditation is offered every month at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, 225 S. Pagosa Blvd., and is open to the public free of charge.
Peterson and Roberts create rich sounds on a variety of instruments from around the world. Mandolin, tamboura and various drums will be heard along with six types of flute, each with its own distinct form and timbre.
Pan flute, an ancient Greek instrument in use for over 5,000 years, will sound the first notes. A metal tongue drum of a type invented a little more than a decade ago will join in for “The Seikilos Epitaph,” a song from the first century AD. Quite literally written in stone, it is the oldest surviving complete musical composition. The song’s message is: While you’re alive, shine. Don’t spend time in grief, for life is brief.
“Breton Gavotte” and “Dans Fisel” are traditional dance tunes originating in Brittany, the Celtic region of France. Mandolin goes solo here, allowing its subtle tone to be fully appreciated. Roberts’ mandolin, created by English luthier Stefan Sobell, has a relatively large body that produces an unusually full, smooth and clear sound with rich sustain.
“Rosa Mysteria” features a solo keyless wood flute of the type used in the Middle Ages. Haunting and delicate, this simple instrument sounds quite different from the modern keyed flute.
In a combination not likely to have been heard in our area before, fujara, Slovakia’s majestic overtone flute, and tamboura, India’s ancient long-necked lute, harmonize in “Slovindia.” The tamboura’s deeply reverberant drone and characteristic buzz provide a sonic landscape over which the fujara’s overtone-rich sound ripples. Fujara evolved in the seclusion of the Slovakian mountains as a shepherd’s flute. In 2005, UNESCO listed it as a masterpiece of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity. Expect to hear unique sounds imitating nature: the purl of an upwelling spring, and the rush of wind in an alpine valley.
A tiny ocarina in the shape of a bird opens the next musical interlude, “Snowy Forest.” A creatively played hand drum defines the soundscape through which Native American style flutes, handmade by Peterson, soar. The winter forest comes alive.
The final musical offering is one you will surely recognize, though you may not realize the melody originated in Ukraine. Mandolin and concert flute collaborate to end the evening on this joyful note.

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Satan’s rant and the God of Heaven http://www.pagosasun.com/satans-rant-and-the-god-of-heaven/ Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:00:51 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=195500 By Jan Davis
Special to The PREVIEW
“You think you won the war. Big mistake. I’ll make you regret the day you created me,” Satan ranted to no one in particular while the earth trembled beneath his feet.
To his surprise, only one-third of the angelic host bought into his deception. He rallied his troops around him. “We are a vast number and possess great power and skill. Back me and together we will realize the demise of God’s empire.”
The great deceiver slipped into the Garden of Eden and turned his attention to God’s other handiwork, Man. “He loves you too much to ever let you die. Trust me.”
Satan couldn’t believe how simple it was to plant the lie into the mind of man. He chose the sweetest fruit as his deadliest weapon. The woman, easy to persuade because of her predisposition to please, caved first. The man soon followed.
God’s chosen people proved to be a worthy opponent as average men rose to the call of God and lead his people. They built a mighty nation and overcame every obstacle Satan attempted to throw their way. Slavery, persecution and vast enemy armies couldn’t stop them.
“I must find a way to end this thorn in my side. It’s time to focus on God’s only son. Disguised as a man, he tried to weasel his way in and usurp my kingdom.” Satan manipulated the hearts of prominent and arrogant men who convinced the crowd to kill Jesus. “Jealousy is such a persuasive tool.”
“So much for the Son of God.” He smirked as Roman soldiers nailed Jesus to the cross. “It is finished.” He mimicked Jesus’ final words.
“I must retreat for a while and rethink my strategy.” Caught off guard by the resurrection of Jesus, Satan stepped back to contemplate the results of this one action on his long-term goal.
Satan continued to orchestrate his plot with the faithful support of the fallen angels. “With the rapture of God’s church and those wretched Christians out of the way, victory is within reach. The frontal assault is straightforward enough. Time to establish my rightful position as King of the World. The God of Heaven kicked me out of His domain, but mine will exceed his lofty endeavors.” A self-righteous smile spread across his grotesque face and added to his evil personification.
“First order of business … rid the world of His remnant and any traitors who rally to their allegiance. No place for defectors in the greatest monarchy on earth.” Satan began to initiate war against the nation of Israel and the tribulation saints.
“I recruited two individuals with similar personalities. They behave like brothers, poured from the same mold. Both egotistical and prideful, they were easy to influence with the simple idea, It, was all about them. Given stations of importance, they became simple pawns in my bigger scheme.”
Influenced by Satan, the anti-Christ and false prophet rose to prominence in the end-times. Things progressed as planned, but then …
“The victory of the greatest battle ever fought belonged to me. My demons were strong, skillful and ready for revenge.” But once again, God of the Universe and his angelic host proved superior to Satan’s army.
With the two counterfeits cast into the Lake of Fire and Satan bound for a thousand years, peace resided on earth. Jesus ruled from the Throne of David and exercised justice on mankind.
Unable to move about in freedom, Satan ranted, “How dare he chain me up like a slave. He’ll pay for this foolish blunder.”
Once released from the abyss, Satan set out to accomplish his mission. “Humanity is vulnerable to persuasion. All I need to do is offer them their own kingdom.” God’s timetable ended before Satan could complete his scheme.
The heat rises to the point of near suffocation. Fire reaches high into the atmosphere as it draws into its clutches every ounce of air. Brimstone falls to the ground and simmers as hot coals on the dry and crusted ground.
“Pathetic, tormented souls surround me and cry out in pain. I am the ultimate fool. This is my destiny. He won. No one is higher than God.” Satan ranted, but no one listened.
God’s word is true — a real heaven and hell exist. It’s not too late to accept Jesus. Follow Christ into an eternal home created for you in heaven. Say yes to his invitation and sit down at the Marriage Supper of the Lamb.
“Then the king will say to those on his right, come you who are blessed by my Father; inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.”— (Matthew 25:34 (CSB).
“Anyone whose name was not found written in the book of life was thrown into the lake of fire.” — Revelation 20:15 (CSB)
Because of Jesus, we have the promise of eternal life.
I love you, but Jesus loves you more.

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Sunday Night Unplugged to kick off 11th year on Jan. 19 http://www.pagosasun.com/sunday-night-unplugged-to-kick-off-11th-year-on-jan-19/ Sat, 11 Jan 2020 12:00:19 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=194630 By Sally Neel
Special to The PREVIEW
Guest artists Paul Roberts and Jessica Peterson will kick off the 11th year of Sunday Night Unplugged on Sunday evening, Jan. 19, at 5 p.m. (Please note the date change.) Sunday Night Unplugged began in 2009 as an attempt to offer a time and setting for people to reflect, pray and meditate.
“We weren’t entirely sure about the shape of the service when we began, but we thought we would try to design it around the style of the Taizé service, a service begun in France,” said Fr. Doug Neel, rector of St. Patrick’s. “Over the years, it has come into its own. We have tweaked the format here and there over the years, but for the most part, the service of music, meditation, silence, readings and prayers seems to fulfill the need.”
Artists from around the community offer to play for this unique service. They bring not only their musical talent, but their own spiritual gifts to add to the ambiance.
Roberts and Peterson have been regular artists for Sunday Night Unplugged over the years, offering their delicate balance of strings and flute. Roberts is an accomplished musician who owns and plays a wide variety of unusual stringed instruments, flutes and drums. Flutist Peterson is a versatile musician as well, offering her skills not only on the traditional flute, but on Native American flute, Irish flute, ocarina and more. Together, their music brings a beauty and charm that promotes a peaceful listening opportunity.
The decorations add a lovely meditative visual as well. Candles not only bring a soft warmth to the lighting, but also are lit to symbolize individual prayers as participants are moved to do so. The altar is the main focal point and is decorated with beautiful flower arrangements, statues, pottery or even musical instruments, depending on the theme for the service. St. Patrick’s is also known for its beautiful clear glass transept windows that provide a spectacular view of the mountains and the forest.
“The wonderful thing about Sunday Night Unplugged is that it is non-denominational,” said Neel. “People from all over town, regardless of their religious preferences, find that the service is very ‘user -friendly.’ We do read a Psalm, have a short scripture reading as well as a non-scripture reading, and say prayers, but the majority of the time is spent in silence and listening to beautiful music. It is personal time.”
He added, “I can’t tell you how many people have told me how important this time is for them. It offers a time for reflection, a time to get away from the day-to-day routine, a time to sit and be with God. The fact that the service has continued for 11 years and is still well attended says that there is a need for this in our world. I’m happy we can provide that for our community.”
St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church is located at 225 S. Pagosa Blvd. The public is invited to attend Sunday Night Unplugged free of charge. For more information, call 731-5801.

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A prayer for the new year http://www.pagosasun.com/a-prayer-for-the-new-year/ Sat, 11 Jan 2020 12:00:11 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=194645 By Sami Fortin
Special to The PREVIEW
Lord, Prince of peace, spirit and truth:
Let all the world know that even if it all comes crashing down around them, those who are found in my presence will know “All is well.”
Truth is my new word for the coming year. How do I touch the world with truth? How can I make a difference? I feel so small and insignificant and yet you tell me I matter. In fact, you know the number of my days and you can count the hairs on my head and not one thing happens that you don’t know about. You came into this world to call us out of it, not to be recluses, but to show others that you are the truth, the way and the life.
Father, help us to get out of our comfort zones and be in the right place at the right time to encourage one another. May we start this new year flaming into fire the gift you’ve given each of us to do. If we question what that looks like, we miss out on the gift. You’re about doing good and that’s what you want us to do, laying down our lives for others. Give us the strength to do just that. Go the extra mile, not only give our jacket, but our shirt, too. Put a generous heart in your people that they not only give out of their pocket book, but out of their time, also, knowing that we’re covered by you. Grant us a bigger trust in the one who created us to do greater things than this.
Instead of making New Year’s resolutions, let us resolve to follow you more closely, read your word more diligently, be involved with your people that are earnestly working to make your world a better place, by sharing your love and forgiveness. Help us to go out of our way to show kindness, putting others before ourselves.
I don’t have the answers for my neighbor’s problems, but I know you do. Give us the right words, or just a smile or prayer at the right time. Give us a boldness to step out and share the good things you’re doing in our life. You say in your word, “Do not remember the past events, and pay no attention to the things of old. Look, I am about to do something new; even now it is coming. Do you not see it? Indeed, I make a way in the wilderness, rivers in the desert.” (Isaiah 43:18-19).
Let us walk in expectation of this new thing you’re doing in our life by seeking joy beyond measure, being content in our circumstances; peace that passes understanding, by letting go of past hurts and rejections; love that knows no boundaries, by being kind to those who are hard to love.
Lord, I pray you’d give each of us a new word, one we can hold onto each year. Give us goals we can accomplish in your strength alone showing others the power in your Holy Spirit. It won’t be us, but they will see you.
Help us to hold onto your promises and know (even if we doubt) that you love us and you have plans for us — plans for our welfare, not for disaster, to give us a future and a hope (Jeremiah 29:11). Make us strong and courageous and careful to obey all the wonderful laws you give us. This is the way to a wonderful life; filled with your spirit. As you make all things new, give us a greater hope that we will see goodness in the land of the living.
In Jesus name, amen.
We have no greater joy than to see our children walking in the truth. Won’t you invite Him in today? I’ll have to write again to share what I’m learning. Truth is my new word for the coming year.

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New Thought presentation: ‘May the Force Be With You’ http://www.pagosasun.com/new-thought-presentation-may-the-force-be-with-you/ Sat, 11 Jan 2020 12:00:04 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=194647 By Lisa Burnson
Special to The PREVIEW
“When you’re matched up to the energy of peace and love, you regain the power of your source — that being the power to manifest your desires, to summon well-being and to attract abundance.” —Dr. Wayne Dyer.
All are welcome to join New Thought Center for Inspirational Living (NTC) this Sunday, Jan. 12, at 10:30 a.m. for our presentation “May the Force Be With You.” Embrace your gift of intuition and enlist your helpers, the angelic realms, and more within your heart. Our speaker will be Shayla White Eagle McClure.
Also on Sunday, Jan. 12, from 2 to 3:30 p.m., we invite all who enjoy writing in the company of others to join our writing group for “Stories To Tell Us.”
We welcome people of all religions, cultures, races and lifestyles to our services, where we celebrate the Science of Mind and positive thinking.
Our community of affirmative-minded people share joy, laughter and awareness of connection to spirit and our ability to co-create a life of infinite possibilities.
We will have spirited live music.
Upcoming events
Thursday, Jan. 9, 6 p.m.: Movie: “Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead,” the story of a man who changed his life through better nutrition.
Saturday, Jan. 11, 2 p.m.: “Manifestation Magic” workshop.
Thursday, Jan. 16, 6 p.m.: “Fountain of Youth: Ancient Rites for Longevity.”
Saturday, Jan. 18, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: “Increasing and Enhancing Your Natural Gift of Intuition.”
Sunday, Jan. 19, 10:30 a.m.: “Opening Gateways in Your Life: 40 Day Manifestation.”
Thursday, Jan. 23, 6 p.m.: “Forever Young: Better Health Through Nutritious Eating Habits.”
Please call NTC for more information about these events.
About us
NTC is a New Thought center based on fostering living a spiritually centered life and promoting the philosophies of the Centers for Spiritual Living and the Agape Centers. NTC honors all lifestyles, cultures and religious paths to the Divine.
We welcome local talent to share gifts, aptitudes and knowledge. Have a hand in making a difference. Participate, learn or contribute your insights, beliefs, knowledge and skills.
NTC events are held at 3505 W. U.S. 160, on the second floor of the Best Western Lodge (elevator available).

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The bull and the brothers http://www.pagosasun.com/the-bull-and-the-brothers/ Sat, 04 Jan 2020 12:00:13 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=194245 By Lynn Moffett
Special to The PREVIEW
My dad, a charming man, told stories born from years of living. One memory came from an early age.
He was the third of four brothers whose father, a pastor, died when Dad was 8. His single mom worked hard in the ensuing years to provide food and shelter before and during the depression.
Left to their own devices, the boys proved full of mischief. They played basketball in their parlor, moved Model Ts up on neighbors’ porches and the like.
One Friday evening, their mom announced they were going on the first vacation Dad could remember. To those of us living in the 21st century a weekend away might not seem much of an escape from troubles, but to this struggling family, it sounded like heaven.
Visiting their uncle’s farm brought a long-forgotten smile to their mom’s face. The brothers spent hours hassling chickens, chasing goats and racing through the fields of corn. They played baseball and used the hoop attached to the barn for games of horse and two on two.
Throughout that Saturday, they eyed the prize bull. Dares barked between them, escalating as the day waned.
They chose a time when their uncle left to retrieve his mule from the farm next door. The oldest brother dashed through the pasture and leaped on Black Thunder’s back. Unable to find a hold, Thunder catapulted Tom 5 feet straight up. He landed with a thud on the hard-packed earth. The other three laughed until their sides ached. All the while, Tom bragged about getting on board and challenged Bob, next in line, to do better. He suffered the same fate, a sudden flight and the next moment slammed into the dirt. He jumped to his feet and dodged the cloven hooves intent on driving him into the ground. The big black critter wasn’t having fun.
Next came Dad, who not only scrambled to the bull’s back, but actually rode him. Though full of the euphoria at breaking a rule, he said the bull turned out to be the worst kind of experience. Through the brutal bouncing up and down on that boney spine and fear of jumping off, he held on. Hearing the racket, my grandmother tore out the kitchen door yelling. The animal hated that. He bucked and raced more than before.
Uncle Aaron returned and stood stunned to discover a boy riding his bull. When he shook off the surprise, he trotted through the grassy field to grab and gentle the creature enough to pull Billy off the bristly back.
Dad was the only one who got a tongue lashing. Nobody tattle-tailed among those brothers.
Interestingly, he always laughed and claimed it to be one of the best times in his life. He used the story to point out not only a delightful day at a farm, but the depth of my grandmother’s faith and how in the midst of dire times, she managed to teach her boys that a moment of adventure and laughter rolled together trumped all the hardships.
Are you going through a bad time? Is finding a positive moment impossible? My grandmother went through the same thing. Faith is what strengthened her. Without fail, she believed God would see her through the darkness and back into the light, as much as a platitude as that may sound. She held this scripture tight to her heart.
Galatians 6:9: “And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart.” (MSG).
In grandmother’s case, doing well consisted of taking care of four rambunctious sons in spite of losing the love of her life. She didn’t let her circumstances destroy her or them. She trusted blessing would come. God would never let her down.

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New Thought to hear about opening yourself to more http://www.pagosasun.com/new-thought-to-hear-about-opening-yourself-to-more/ Sat, 04 Jan 2020 12:00:02 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=194239 By Lisa Burnson
Special to The PREVIEW
“The source of your supply is immense. It’s all there waiting for you — Just waiting for you to tap into it.” — Tony Bourroughs.
All are welcome to join the New Thought Center for Inspirational Living (NTC) on Sunday, Jan. 5, at 10:30 a.m. for our presentation, “The Source of Your Supply is Immense.” We will resolve to release old ideas and disappointments that do not serve our forward progression, and be inspired to create room for our goals and dreams to come into our lives.
Also on Sunday, Jan. 5, from 2 to 3:30 p.m., we invite all who enjoy writing in the company of others to join our writing group for “Stories To Tell Us.”
We welcome people of all religions, cultures, races and lifestyles to our services, where we celebrate the Science of Mind and positive thinking.
Our community of affirmative-minded people share joy, laughter and awareness of connection to spirit and our ability to co-create a life of infinite possibilities.
We will have spirited live music.
Meditation circle
We invite the public to enjoy our weekly meditation circle each Wednesday at 6:15 p.m., weather permitting.
Upcoming events
Saturday, Jan. 11, 2 p.m.: “Manifestation Magic.”
Jan. 18, Vision Board Workshop, time to be determined.
Please call NTC for more information about these events.
About us
NTC is a New Thought center based on fostering living a spiritually centered life and promoting the philosophies of the Centers for Spiritual Living and the Agape Centers. NTC honors all lifestyles, cultures and religious paths to the Divine.
We welcome local talent to share gifts, aptitudes and knowledge. Have a hand in making a difference. Participate, learn or contribute your insights, beliefs, knowledge and skills.
NTC events are held at 3505 W. U.S. 160, on the second floor of the Best Western Lodge (elevator available).
Request a concentrated affirmative mind treatment or obtain information by joining us; emailing PagosaCommunityNewThought@gmail.com; mailing P.O. Box 1052, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147-1052; or calling (505) 604-5031. Find us on Facebook (Pagosa Community of New Thought).

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