As we bring the year to a close I am present to the many gifts this community provides in Chicago and beyond – tens of thousands of hours of spiritual education touching tens of thousands of lives with the express intention of disrupting the psychosis of fear and lack while cultivating and liberating the ingenuity of the human spirit. Read More
Such a privilege to hang out with the Living Legends of today’s spiritual evolutionary movement that inspire me: Bishop Carlton Pearson, Bishop Yvette A. Flunder, Dr. Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith and Dr. Kenn Gordon at The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries annual conference in New Orleans with the Association for Global New Thought. Read More
This past Sunday we gathered for our Annual Meeting … it was short, sweet and intended to maximize interest and participation! We shared exciting information on our 2016 and 2017 financial affairs, overall community engagement and upcoming Taste of Bodhi details. The short of it is we had a great 2016 and 2017 is proving to be filled with generosity, creativity and, in true Bodhi fashion, lots of love! Read More
“You are capable of making a difference, of being bold, and of changing more than you are willing to admit. You are capable of making art.”
— Seth Godin
And you can begin that creation right where you are! Sure, there may be a new career or love interest in your future. Sure, there might be more money accumulated and more things gathered but none of that is required for you to launch the brilliant work of art that is you!
Watch: Rev. Lola Introduces “Shining Brightly”
Temple means house of God. Your body is the house of God. Your body is your temple. Your body is the house of the living spirit. It is your most sacred space. It is the manifest realm of God. It is the tabernacle of the Almighty. And it is with you everywhere you are. Your physical experience is the way that Life knows of Itself. Without you the self-knowingness of Spirit cannot exist.
Watch: Rev. Lola Introduces “Your Body. Your Temple.”
This month we break free of our survival structures. We enter the high altar of consciousness. We dance with the infinite realm. This month we affirm that we are first and foremost spiritual beings.
By virtue of today’s culture and society we can be fairly confident that there are deep neural pathways that support our finite self. We can be fairly confident that deep grooves exist to confirm that something “out there” is going to get us. The false belief of survival can be subtle and it can be dramatic. Read More