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Friday, August 09, 2019 edition

"The Value of Spiritual Community"
Sunday, August 11, 2019

This Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 10:30am, we invite you to our Celebration Service where Rev. Maryum Morse will be giving the talk: "The Value of Spiritual Community"In this discussion, Rev will speak on how working together for a common goal in your spiritual community adds value to your life in immeasurable benefits

Lily S. Cree, RScP. is on pulpit duty. Eje Lynn-Jacobs & George Friedenthal will set the musical tone for our joyful Celebration Service.

This weekly gathering is your opportunity to build up your faith muscles and forge a connection with other truth-seekers in your community!

We look forward to your presence here with us!
You Are Welcome here
This week's quote:
"If love is in our hearts, every thought, word and deed can bring about a miracle. Because understanding is the very foundation of love, words, and actions that emerge from our love are always helpful." -Thich Nhat Hahn
This Week's Affirmation
All the energies of the Universe direct me to my perfect life.

This week's quote:
"Worry is like a rocking chair-it gives you something to do but it does not get you anywhere." Anonymous
This Week's Affirmation
The more I risk and share the more alive I am and become.

Reverend Maryum's Weekly Prayer
I Live in Divine Love

I know there is only God. Spirit is perfect peace, calm, clarity and love. Being one with this love gives me a sense of heaven on earth. I know I am nurtured and supported.
Love expresses in me, as me in this moment. There is no separation because love is all there is, and I am one with it. I speak my word, claiming and accepting the peace, calm, and clarity that come from my sense of oneness with the Divine. Even during dark times in my life, I focus on love and it outshines the darkness.
As love shines forth, I am filled with gratitude for this truth. By the power of my word spoken into Law, the invisible becomes visible. My intention is made manifest, and Truth is realized. I know it is done. And so it is. Amen.
Rev. Maryum Morse

Center of the Heart Mantra
Miracles follow miracles;
Wonders always increase;
I give thanks for this amazing day!
Upcoming Events not to be missed!

Rev. Maryum's "Prayer Power Hour"
Will resume Monday, August 12, 2019 @ 5:30pm!

Come together with us to receive your blessings, feel better and relieve yourself of worry and stress through the power of prayer!
Choosing the Agreements by Which You Live
4 consecutive Sundays
beginning Sunday, August 11, 2019
12:30pm - 2:00pm
$65 in advance / $80 at the door
Pre-register here:
Rev. Maryum Morse teaches this powerful SOM certified course based on the groundbreaking spiritual book The Four Agreements by Miguel Ruiz.
On 4 consecutive Sunday afternoons, you will learn how to harness the power of your word and how to express that power throughout all areas of your life!

What's Up?      Special guest - Melanie Mitchell, creator of the Coastal Lenormand, will be studying with us and giving a presentation on Lenormand in general and her wonder deck in particular. Melanie is a photographer and her deck features Santa Barbara scenery. We will also have a segment on "how to read tarot" featuring elements and numbers.
Meeting:                   Aug. 24th, 2019 10-11:45 AM 
                                     (ongoing every few weeks)  
Location:                   Center of the Heart - a spiritual center
249 N. Turnpike Rd., Santa Barbara 93111 - 
Near the SBCC Wake Center
Registration:            ;
Brian@inspiredanswers.net 805-637-1031

Cost:                           $5 per person per meeting

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    The Good Thought
Quotes About
"This world of ours... must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect.."
Dwight D. Eisenhower


Intuitive Card Reading just for You!
I am pulling a card from 
"Archangel Power Tarot Cards"
by Doreen & Radleigh!
Three of Gabriel
"Prosperity arising from wise planning. Time to take the next step. Optimistic plans that turn as expected."
"You've made some good choices, and now our ship is coming in! As you wait for it to dock, it's an excellent time to consider your next steps. Long-term planning is a good idea. What is our next adventure? What actions are required in order to make that endeavor a reality?
You may need to travel for business purposes. Review your options while you keep your enthusiasm high.
The work you've done so far will yield fantastic results, so there's no need to worry! If it takes a little while for you to get a return on your financial or energetic investment, just have patience.
Additional meaning of this card: Self-confidence. Teamwork. Optimism. An expected outcome."
What stands out for me with this card is: Keep your enthusiasm high and Optimism
Here's why:
Keeping your focus is sometimes difficult in the tide of endless distractions going on.   I recently saw a very nostalgic movie the other day which reminded me of the slow, taffy pulling pace of yesterday - thirty to fifty years back. A time that was relatively technology free - where you could actually get still enough, lift off the needle from the record for just a moment - ask yourself
"Self, how can I serve you best?"
"Self, what steps are necessary to further my dreams?"
"Self, is this plan of action I'm taking on headed where I truly want to be?"
So, about that plan...You're on your course, you're headed for new horizons and leaving behind where you have been.   Maybe you've been humping up your hillside so hard, that sweat is almost blinding you.
This is the time to review the plan. Get a bearing on surroundings. Set a spell and allow your breathing to slow down and just listen to the sounds of nature and the sound of your inner guidance.  
Once you have re-connected to that wellspring of hope, have reaffirmed that this is indeed what you signed up for - you are 100% on board and ready proceed without any unnecessary doubt, this card says "You're on the right path and it's going to be FABULOUS!!!"
So once you're reassured, then you can let that childlike heart of yours get EXCITED from anticipation as as the joyfulness that comes when you are truly prepared for a NEW BEGINNING!
The Three of Gabriel shows a picture of an ocean built clipper ship with its myriad sails filled with the winds of fortune! You are embarked upon a glorious new journey, secure in the knowledge that you KNOW how to take care of business.
There's not one doubt in your prowess coming to the forefront of your beingness. This is the fuel of your journey - so be CONFIDENT, be ENTHUSED, be GLAD, JOYFUL and revved up! Because Boy Howdy! You are headed on a course charted for success!
And as I always say - YOU ARE NOT ALONE! The team is assembling and you are guided inexorably towards the fulfillment of your dreams.
Let's delve into the symbols
Here's why -
"Three - the magic number has shown up again this week - is associated with communication skills and feelings self-expression. Adventure, creativity, and humor
Meaning in a nutshell:
That you should remember that Life is an adventure to be expressed with a wide open heart, unleashing your creativity in all its splendor.

There has never been a person like you before. Your passions and self-expression is much desired and required in this space and time NOW.
Retracting and shrinking away in a corner does not serve anybody here, least of all you.
Next symbol - Archangel Gabriel - traditional tarot calls Wands - Gabriel is a guardian of truth and divine messenger.
This tells me this card means DIVINE GUIDANCE is tap tapping you on the shoulder. Whispering directions to follow, to clear up confusion and urge you to know that though you may not have ever piece of the plan mapped out - the breadcrumb trail is intact.
Watch in the near future of unmistakable signals and guidance. The right person, tool and place will be revealed.
So be of good cheer, keep the thoughts about who you are and where you are headed in the most positive of terms. No unfair judgy behaviors. Practice joy, ditch the heavy scowls and dark broodiness.
The Heathcliff manic depressive routine need not be. You are light. You are peace. You are love.
The team assembles just as you need the help.
Here is a quote to help illustrate:
"It isn't all over; everything has not been invented; the human adventure is just beginning.""
Gene Roddenberry
Here's an affirmation to use to help get in the flow:
Deep at the center of my being is the unlimited potential of the Creative & the Divine!"
  And so it is.
And So It Is.
Namaste & Peace - Roxy Angel Superstar
If you are interested in having a reading by Roxy, please call  (805) 636-4217  or email me at  roxyangelisrich@gmail.com. Visit my website at www.roxyangelsuperstar.com


H elp us collect food for
Santa Barbara Food Bank!
In joint effort with the Shirdi Sai Prayer Group, Center of the Heart is participating in this helping to end hunger in our county!

Leave in orange bin in front of side garden entrance door of Center.

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Our Mission:
Center of the Heart is a loving spiritual community that empowers all people to live passionate, successful and joy-filled lives.
Our Mantra:
Miracles follow miracles;
Wonders always increase;
I give thanks for this amazing day!
Prayer Intention for Center:
We are a thriving spiritual community. We claim our personal growth and healing now for the betterment of the Planet, our lives & everyone.
We are committed, supportive and joyful friends   We come together to celebrate our uniqueness and our Oneness in this safe & loving space.
E-Light News Link for
Friday, August 02, 2019
Video Links:
For Sunday, August 04, 2019
08 04 19 Center of the Heart Solo Eje Lynn Jacobs
Eje Lynn-Jacobs sings "Get By (Little Help from My Friends"
08 04 19 Center of the Heart Solo George Friedenthal
George Friedenthal sings "Let's Get Together""
08 04 19 Center of the Heart Invocation Roxy
08 04 19 Center of the Heart talk Minister Muriel Guilbaud
08 04 19 Center of the Heart Thanksgiving Muriel Guilbaud


"Optimism is the secret of self-reliance. Self-reliance is the secret of a dynamic power. A dynamic power is the secret of an immediate success."
Sri Chinmoy
More and more I have come to admire resilience.
Not the simple resistance of a pillow, whose foam
returns over and over to the same shape, but the sinuous
tenacity of a tree: finding the light newly blocked on one side,
it turns in another. A blind intelligence, true.
But out of such persistence arose turtles, rivers,
mitochondria, figs-all this resinous, unretractable earth.
- Jane Hirshfield

What Brother Ernie said:
The Meek Shall Inherit the Earth

This is a teaching of non-resistance. War lords and plunderers of human possessions have come and gone. Kingdoms have risen only to crumble in dust and become numbered with past events. Passion and lust for power have strewn the earth with destruction; it would seem as though the meek had lost out in the titanic struggle for temporal supremacy.
In the midst of this drama of human existence, Jesus declared that the meek shall inherit the earth.
Let us inquire if his teaching was a true one.
Do we teach our children to follow the steps of a Caesar and a Napoleon?
Or do we tell them the story Of Jesus or Buddha.
The cross is mightier than the crown and we teach our children that love masters everything. The meek shall inherit the earth. To whom have our artists turned for inspiration and that quickening power which enables them to depict the ideal? Not to the war lords nor even the captains of industry, -- but to the meek. What characteristics are set before us as being worthy? Have not faith and belief in the divine Goodness been the theme of our greatest singers.

Who could write a beautiful story about hell? But heaven and love have inspired thousands to the uplifting of humanity. Jesus was right when he said that the meek shall inherit the earth. They have done so and will continue so to do.
Excerpted from
The Bible in the Light of Religious Science
By Ernest Holmes

In need of spiritual support?
Let our licensed Practitioners pray with you! 
A licensed Practitioner of Religious Science is a spiritual coach trained to see the absolute Truth in any situation, whether it is physical or mental health, finances, relationships, career issues, etc.  They serve individuals privately in person, by phone, or sometimes by e-mail assisting them to see the Truth behind their present situation.
Our Practitioners have completed 4 to 5 years of training and classes accredited by Centers for Spiritual Living to answer their Spiritual calling. A practitioner's license is renewed every two years with their minister's recommendation after having met service and continuing education requirements.

A licensed practitioner will pray with you after church service regarding any situation, circumstance, or goal you desire. These services after church are offered free of charge.

Below is a list of our licensed practitioners who serve this community  
Bev Berry,  RScP (Outreach)
Darrolyn Fennelly , RScP
Denise Foxwell,  RScP
Douglas Howard,  RScP
Ej√© Lynn-Jacobs,  RScP
Lily S. Cree, RScP
Muriel Gilbaud, RScP
Roxy Angel Superstar, RScP
Shar Ybarra, RScP
Sibyl Piediscalzi,  RScP (Outreach) 
Trish Jahnke,  RScP (Outreach)
Brian Bailey (Prayer Warrior)
Susan Rice, (Honorary Practitioner)
email us at  info@centeroftheheart.com  
or telephone office  (805) 964-4861
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Center of the Heart
487 N. Turnpike Road, Santa Barbara, California 93111
(805) 964-4861
Office Hours : Tues - Thurs 2:30pm - 6:00pm
email: info@centeroftheheart.com

Meditation Serice @ 10:00am
Celebration Service @ 10:30am

Center of the Heart is a Center for Spiritual Living in Santa Barbara California. Lead by Spiritual Leader & Senior Minister Reverend Maryum Morse for over ten years.  Our Center is non-denominational, non-judgmental, where we give total acceptance, allowing for spiritual growth and healing of your emotions so that you can become happier, experience more joy, miracles and release fears. You will  find a healing spiritual community to embrace your creativity, celebrate your individuality, learn laws of prosperity and abundance and the tools to deepen your connection with Spirit