Looking Back, Looking Forward

You probably remember where you were on September 11, 2001. I certainly do.
Even after the remembrance ceremonies are done, we will still be left with the constant reminders that life in the United States has changed. At the airport, you can’t go to the gate with friends and family; you can’t carry your water bottle through security; and the list goes on and on.

There is the invitation, and the opportunity, to live in fear. Of another attack, of the financial situation, of flu season that’s coming, etc.

But there is also the opportunity to remember the truth of who we are–the beloved of God. Remember that Jesus said “my kingdom is not of this world.” In the Christ consciousness that He had and we call have, we can choose to be in the world, but not of it. What that means for me is the conscious awareness that I am safe, because I never walk alone.

Click on the link below to listen to my message from Sunday, September 11, entitled “Looking Back, Looking Forward.”
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About revjerryt

I offer spiritual counseling around healing issues related to relationships (with our Higher Power, ourselves and family), coming out (regardless of sexual orientation), and other concerns. I am a Religious Science / New Thought Minister living in the San Diego area, and senior minister of Joyful Living Spiritual Center, meeting at the Days Hotel (543 Hotel Circle South, Mission Valley/San Diego) in the East Wing Meeting Room on the second floor. Learn more at http://www.joyinsandiego.org. Other services include weddings, holy unions, baby blessings, baptisms, and memorial services. Learn more about me, and my book, at http://www.revjerry.com. I am also the founder of the LGBTQ Spiritual Summit, bringing members of the gay and lesbian community together with leaders of various religious denominations and spiritual traditions, in order to start the conversation about healing. Learn more at http://www.lgbtqspiritualsummit.org.
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