Last month, Reverend Jyoti DeVernie announced her upcoming retirement, effective September 22. We embrace Jyoti in her divine guidance that this is the exact right time for her and wife Mary (‘Sacred Spouse’, as we say) to embark on their next chapter! Jyoti has made great strides in her ministry, as our spiritual leader and … More Amazing changes and amazing grace!
As the Ford Explorer in front of us came to a screeching halt, the driver slammed on their brakes bringing us all to a standstill. There were no cars ahead of them for at least 10 car lengths. I questioned what I could not see that had caused us to stop so suddenly. Then, I … More Drive Forward: The Principle of Creativity
Greetings, Summertime is here and growth is happening – in our gardens and here at Center for Spiritual Living Boulder Valley. Our theme this month is Creativity and I love the affirmation shared by Rev. Raymont Anderson from CSL Greater Baltimore: “I create the story of my life with every thought I think and every … More Creating Your Story: Rev. Jyoti DeVernie
Society often defines Empowerment as: “authority or power given to someone to do something”. This suggests that a person becomes empowered by something outside of themselves, that it is something given to them by another person. We often hear about being empowered by our job or by a crowd that is listening to a speaker. … More The Spiritual Practice of Empowerment
Love Lives Here, – it’s our tagline and so it does! No one that has ever attended a Sunday service could say they did not feel the excitement, the joy, the love, the peace that is generated at our Center. The unconditional love that is expressed and felt in this community is special and I … More LOVE, LIVES, HERE
Greetings Beloveds! I am delighted that we are finished with the cold nights and I’ve finally been able to get my flowers and veggies planted. It gives me such joy to pick the colors and shapes and flavors and be reminded of the amazing diversity and beauty of the divine. I also see the beauty … More Empowerment: Rev. Jyoti DeVernie
As you can see from the picture, our tree, our symbol of our abundance and growth, is really growing. It gained another inch in the last month! Our attendance has increased to the highest average in many years. As treasurer, I am happy to announce that we continue to be prosperous and over time have … More Abundance and Growth
Most of us would like to think of ourselves as compassionate. You may donate your time to nonprofits and feel a sense of good knowing that with loving kindness you are helping those less fortunate. At Center for Spiritual Living Boulder Valley, our outreach program changes each month and many of us joyfully bring in … More Is Compassion A Spiritual Practice?
Greetings Beloveds! May is filled with opportunity and blessings: May you be blessed! May you be happy and grateful! May you be prosperous! May you have work and people that you love! May all that you plant, in your garden and in your mind, blossom beautifully! May you be filled with compassion for yourself and … More From My Heart: Rev. Jyoti DeVernie
Recently, I caught up with a friend of mine. Her life has been one of struggle over the years, and yet when she approached, I saw a definite change. She smiled big. Her walk more confident. She felt bright, full of energy. Curiosity had me. I wanted to know more. When I asked, she told … More Be who you are meant to be