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Rev. Andrew Groves

Sunday, August 27, after services.
In honor of Sharon France's Mom.
$5 cookout - proceeds to benefit Albuquerque Center for Spiritual Living
and our partnership with the Rocket Fuel Food Backpack-Pantry Program.

Rev. Andrew Groves

Room 110. Monday, July 17.
4:30-(?)

Rev. Kylie Renner

I am not even a fan of pie, so you might wonder why I’m talking about pie this week. I was inspired by a quote from Glennon Doyle that reads, “Not only believe in abundance, but CREATE more of it. Quit fighting for a bigger slice of pie and just bake a bigger pie and invite everybody you know to share it with you. Nothing beats that. That’s POWER.”

So we will be exploring the power of not only just baking a bigger pie, but the biggest one we can at any given moment.

Join us for the fun.
Much love,
Rev. Kylie Renner

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Rev. Andrew Groves

Last Sunday, Rev. Kylie talked about a video she’d seen of people washing potatoes. Instead of scrubbing each potato individually, one at a time, a whole bunch of potatoes were packed tightly into a vat with water and stirred so that the potatoes ended up essentially washing each other, and washing themselves.

I loved this as an example of trusting the process that we’re all a part of, trusting our connectedness. But as I’ve meditated on the image this week, I’ve realized that an essential piece of this is trusting our fellow potatoes! Usually it’s pretty easy for me to have faith in an abstract concepts like “process,” and “flow” and “the Universe.” It’s a lot harder sometimes to have faith in other people, especially when we’re stressed, especially when we’re rubbing up against each other.

Yet, this is exactly where and how process, and flow, and the Universe show up in our lives — as each other. And if we can embrace this, with our skin rubbed raw, something greater opens up, something greater than we could ever imagine alone.

I can’t wait to see you Saturday for our service of song & celebration at 6:00 pm. Join us at 5:30 for wine & snacks. XO, Rev. Drew

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Rev. Masando Hiraoka

One of my favorite phrases (and one of my favorite bands when I was in middle school) is simply, “No Doubt!” To me, it’s the ultimate affirmation, used when someone says something that is so resonant, that feels so true, there are simply no other words to respond with. And yet, how often do we say something, or do something, or embark on something and instantly feel those pangs of self-doubt arise?

There is this idea of conviction, that Ernest Holmes talks about, when declaring a truth in our lives. It’s this type of conviction, that’s felt so deeply, that resonates so clearly, that we can say it out loud and here the words, “No doubt!” naturally follow. “I am a truly powerful presence on this planet…” “No Doubt!” “I am a badass spiritual warrior!” “No doubt!” “I am loving this thing called life, even in the midst of what feels challenging.” “No doubt.”

Wednesday Evening Service starts at 6:30pm, Happy Hour starts at 6.

See You Soon, (no doubt!)
Masando

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Rev. Andrew Groves

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Saturday, July 15 9:00-10:00 am
Labyrinth Building

Rev. Kylie Renner

It is really all connected. We are in the beginning of a huge remodel project at home and I keep finding it amazing that every single thing we decide effects everything else we are doing. This is a powerful remembrance that we will explore on Sunday. Join us.

With Great Love,
Rev. Kylie Renner

Change one thing, change Everything.

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Rev. Andrew Groves

You know how sometimes you’re swinging along having huge breakthroughs and epiphanies and it seems like barriers are tumbling down and life is opening up, but then… you take one swing too many and whatever you just crashed through leaves you choking on a cloud of construction debris, and you realize that you might have needed that wall, that that was in fact a load-bearing wall? Oops. Me too.

It’s tempting to get down on ourselves when this happens. Truth is, though, these are still always breakthroughs, even if they might feel like breakdowns sometimes. And we’re strong enough now to handle the really fundamental structural stuff!

I can’t wait to see you for our service of song & celebration this Saturday, July 8, at 6:00 pm. With my incomparable friends Patty Stephens & Sid Fendley. Join us at 5:30 for wine, snacks, and community! XO, Rev. Drew

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Rev. Masando Hiraoka

“Everything can be reconciled into one thing: something infinite, eternal, ever fully present and creative, and utterly begging of description, so that all we have left to call it is God.” - Ernest Holmes

So much of my life has been an ever-evolving inquiry into this something… this subtle energy of life that shows itself through the beauty of the natural world, and is experienced within as a sense of wonder, or connection or expansion or laughter or creativity… and has even made itself known in grief and heartache and dark nights of the soul. It’s this deeply intimate thing and at the same time totally incomprehensible in its vastness. Yet I yearn for it, to see it, to feel it, to know it.

This something that stirs within me, it’s essential.

We’ll dive into this great something at Wednesday Evening Service this week. Happy Hour starts at 6, service starts at 6:30.

See You There,
Masando

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Rev. Andrew Groves

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