Worth the Risk

You will choose whether what has been is good enough. Or, you will choose something more. It’s all new before us, if we choose it. If we’re willing to risk. Risk challenging what you think you know, what you think you can or cannot do. Risk opening to new ideas, new...

Guidance Catchers – Aikya Param, RScP

Last Sunday Rev. Jeff talked about intuition and he had posted on Oakland Center’s Facebook page an article about 10 things that intuitive people do differently. Recently also, I asked to God’s guidance for a project, a big project, something that I foresee can keep...

Spiritual Guidance & Personal Responsibility, Barbara Gordon Kaleva

I have learned over the years to listen to my intuition and act on that small voice within every day of my life. My intuition is always right. I have learned to use my intuition in my work that I do as a Relationship Muse helping men and women to find their resolve...

Thanksgiving Eve – 2015

Dear Community, On this Thanksgiving Eve, I find myself thinking about how grateful that I am. Though I have so much to be grateful for, tonight what occupies my mind and my heart is you. In just five short months – five full, rich, challenging, fulfilling,...

Iroquois Thanksgiving Address

Today we have gathered and we see that the cycles of life continue.  We have been given the duty to live in balance and harmony with each other and all living things.  So now, we bring our minds together as one as we give greetings and thanks to each other as People....

Thank you for everything – I have no complaints whatsoever

Thank You for Everything. I Have No Complaints Whatsoever. The story is told about a woman Zen master named Sono who taught one very simple method of enlightenment. She advised everyone who came to her to adopt an affirmation to be said many times a day, under all...

Thanksgiving – 2014 – a re-post from last year

Nov 26, 2014 | On the eve of the day that we have chosen to set aside as a day of thanks, I find myself once again being with the paradox that is two seemingly opposite or even conflicting truths, existing simultaneously. I am so so very grateful, for I realize that I...

Global Vision

The Oakland Center for Spiritual Living is called a “Global Community.” This means we operate according to the Global Heart Vision, as set forth by Centers for Spiritual Living. Through the Global Heart vision, we see a world: That is free of homelessness, violence,...