When I was growing up–well, okay, maybe just from about junior high school on–there was one day of the week that was my favorite of them all: Sunday. For a time, the reason was simple: That was the day of the week that I got to hang out with my friends. Later, though, there was another reason: It was the day on which I felt closest to God.
Either way, though, I loved it.
Then college happened and my ideas about spiritual things began to change–and fast. By the end of my 7 1/2-year college tenure, I no longer went to church–and my number of friendships had taken a serious dive as well.
Several months ago, though, something happened that changed that. I had been saying some affirmations regarding friendship while also attempting to be lead by my spirit in more of my small daily decisions when suddenly I felt led to go to the library.
There, my life changed, just a bit: A lady I happened to meet told me about Center for Spiritual Living.
I visited my nearest location as soon as I could–and I loved it.
Then, soon after that visit, I discovered that another branch–one much closer to my house–was opening up within weeks. I attended a planning session and felt so inspired by the people I met and the vision they espoused that I dove in right away.
Currently I’m participating in a small group, a weekly class and a volunteer crew there. I love the minister and the people . . . And Sunday is once again my favorite day of the week.
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I love that church! A couple I know well is in their ministerial program. Like Unity, The Center for Spiritual Living is open-source spirituality — just like you are here.
What jazzes me about both organizations is how they are open to wisdom from all sources, current and past, from multiple traditions.