More Joy and Less Stress in Eight Easy Steps

In the second installment of this healthy lifestyle series from Susan Smith Jones, Ph.D., we will learn the importance of reducing stress in our lives and how to achieve it. Why is reducing stress so important? Believe it or not, the American Association of Family Physicians reports that two-thirds of all doctor visits are due to stress-related ailments. It's also believed that 80 to 90...

Creating the Health We Desire

In the first installment of this healthy lifestyle series from Susan Smith Jones, Ph.D., we will learn what led her down the path of healthy living and how it influenced her career. You can accomplish anything if you do not accept limitations … whatever you make up your mind to do, you can do.—Paramahansa Yogananda At 17 years old, my grandmother Fritzie taught me to live a sacred...

Jesus Speaks to the 12: Simon, Thaddeus, and Judas

This is Part 4 of a four-part series leading up to Holy Thursday. Each day, three disciples who were present at the Last Supper will be highlighted. It is partially inspired by the Unity teaching of the Twelve Powers. Jesus Speaks to Simon Like John, I smile a Cheshire grin when I look at you Simon, and even if you’re not around, and someone mentions your name, a chuckle...

Jesus Speaks to the 12: Thomas, Matthew, and Alphaeus

This is Part 3 of a four-part series leading up to Holy Thursday. Each day, three disciples who were present at the Last Supper will be highlighted. It is partially inspired by the Unity teaching of the Twelve Powers. Jesus Speaks to Thomas Thomas, Thomas, Thomas … such a reputation you have. Did you know most people see your questioning as a lack of faith? I don’t believe that...

Jesus Speaks to the 12: John, Philip, and Bartholomew

This is Part 2 of a four-part series leading up to Holy Thursday. Each day, three disciples who were present at the Last Supper will be highlighted. It is partially inspired by the Unity teaching of the Twelve Powers. I look at you, John, and I smile, chuckling inside for just a moment. You have sometimes seemed least like the others in our little group. I know that sounds odd, because after all...

Jesus Speaks to the 12: Peter, Andrew, and James

This is Part 1 of a four-part series leading up to Holy Thursday. Each day, three disciples who were present at the Last Supper will be highlighted. It is partially inspired by the Unity teaching of the Twelve Powers. I am sitting here imagining the Last Supper. It is first-century Palestine, in a room with a simple, wooden, rectangle table where Jesus and 12 disciples are seated. There are no...

Howard Caesar: 40 Years of Serving Unity

In mid-October 2016, I had the privilege of conducting an interview for Unity Leaders Journal with Rev Howard Caesar. Our focus topic was on mission, vision and values at Unity of Houston, Texas, where Howard has served as the senior minister these past thirty-three years. This article is a snapshot of what transpired during that fall afternoon.

Expanding into New Territory: Unity of the Great Plains and Unity of St John

Unity Worldwide Ministries’ Rev Steve Colladay has a great job: He gets to help bring new ministries into manifestation. As Ministry Expansion Coordinator, Steve coaches spiritual leaders on vision and mission, and supports them through the extensive application process to become an official Unity ministry.

“These people have a vision and they step out on the edge of faith. They may not even have people yet. It’s a major calling and response to Spirit. It’s a God job all the way through,” he says.

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