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Friday, November 22, 2019 edition
"Ride the Rollercoaster"
Sunday, November 24, 2019

Rev Maryum Morse gives the talk: "Ride the Rollercoaster" this Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 10:30am. In this talk, Rev will discuss how to weather the ups and downs of life with enthusiasm like an adventure ride upon a rollercoaster.   She will give examples from her own experience as well as the wisdom teachings of Ernest Holmes and other New Thought authors.
Muriel Guilbaud, OCM, RScP  will be on pulpit.
Eje Lynn-Jacobs & George Friedenthal  provide the music to frame this service beautifully.
Come out and join in this powerful gathering which sets the tone for your week by strengthening your faith and connection with other truth-seekers in your community!
Stay after service and have a bite to eat with us and make friends too.
We look forward to your presence here with us!
You Are Welcome here
This week's quote:
"Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and right doing, there is a field. I'll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about. Ideas, language, even the phrase 'each other' doesn't make any sense." Rumi
This Week's Affirmation
"I am patient and paying attention and though I find that much is hidden from plain view, there is plenty being revealed."
Reverend Maryum's Weekly Prayer

I Live in the Oneness of Spirit
Spirit is all there is, there is no other. In this consciousness of scared Oneness, I grateful recognize that I am an individualized expression of the Creator and Sustainer of all life.
Knowing the One Life permeates through all there is, I am alive with Its presence. Spirit expresses in, as, and through me. That which God is I am. I am grateful for this unity with the infinite which supports all areas of my life as I embrace the wisdom of the Universal Mind. Easily, effectively, and intelligently making wise choices that lead me to an expanded awareness of who I am. I welcome the effects of these choices as they show up in my life as love, peace, and harmony. I freely move forward in my spiritual evolution in joy and wellbeing. The past is the past I am in this now moment of bliss.
Grateful for this Truth of my being, I release my word to Law and allow it to be. I live in the oneness of Spirit with each breath I take. I have faith it is done now. 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!
This Week's not to be missed Events!
Healing Your Inner Child - session 4
Sunday, November 24, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Cost: $10 per session

Heal your inner child and transform your life!
In this Program that is guided by facilitator and ACIM Minister Muriel Guilbaud, you will learn how to heal your needy inner child through giving it the nurturing attention it has always wanted.
Rev. Maryum's "Prayer Power Hour"
Mondays @ 5:00pm
Come together with us to receive your blessings, feel better and relieve yourself of worry and stress through the power of prayer!
Winter Outdoor Rummage Sale
Saturday, Dec 07, 2019
8:00am -2:00pm

The Good Thought
Going with the Flow
"When you are grateful - when you can see what you have - you unlock blessings to flow in your life."
Suze Orman
"When you are grateful - when you can see what you have - you unlock blessings to flow in your life.."
Victoria Osteen
" Just do you. Go with the flow and with your life because that's you experiencing life. You being yourself is you doing your purpose, so the more we get out of the mindset of thinking there's a certain way to go about things, the more free we become.."
Keke Palmer


Intuitive Card Reading just for You!
I am pulling a card  from the Archangel Power Tarot   for today's wisdom

Eight of Raphael
"There is something better waiting for you! Do what you know is right for you. A spiritual quest."
"There is something better waiting for you! The ways in which you've evolved have you convinced that there must be more to life (and there is!). The inward search for answers is rewarded at this time. It's time to leave the past behind and embrace a brand new you. This choice is not forced upon you, but it is of your making.
Your past experiences have been very important in helping you understand who you are. Be grateful for what you've learned, and build upon it! A relocation or change in your job or relationships is possible at this time.
Additional meaning: A journey. A spiritual quest. Doing what you know is right for you. A change of interests.
What stands out from this card is: "something better waiting"
Here's why:
Whenever the 8 shows up it is a signal that balance and abundance are a'coming your way. Something has broken in the current situation - Something has been signaling inside of your deeper and quieter place within your mind that change is here. Now. To deal with.
The best part about this card is that it is being ushered forth with the angelic helper Archangel Raphael which means: the supreme healer in the angelic realm and chief role is to support, heal, and guide in matters involving health - meaning "God heals".
So this means that with the appearance of this card, though your world may have blown up into a unrecognizable hot mess, that underneath all this disruption lies the gold - the Solution to your problem that had you in bondage.
Even though we humans (as the years advance) don't exactly like changes, this kind of change will result in a Ka-ching. Meaning you will find your coffers added to. You will find that what your soul has been longing for that you never even spoke aloud to anyone, now your circumstances will support a revamping of your life circumstance in a way that will feel as if you have unseen hands guiding you to right where you need to be.
This is the time that messages within your meetings and comings and goings, will contain an element of improvement. You'll meet the right connections leading to you inexorably towards what will truly make you happy.
How awesome is that?
So as pictured on the face of this card, you are journeying up a path with support by your side and even though the way seems dimly lit, there is inner light guiding you on your way.
Fear not, you are protected.

Here's an affirmation to help anchor this idea:

"I am courageous even though things are unknown to me."

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


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
  Or catch one immediately after service for prayers

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
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Video Links:
For Sunday, November 17, 2019
11 17 19 Center of the Heart Invocation RoxyAngelSuperstar
11 17 19 Center of the Heart Meditation Eje Lynn Jacobs
11 17 19 Center of the Heart   Solo 1 - Eje Lynn-Jacobs
11 17 19 Center of the Heart Sermon RevMaryum Morse
11 17 19 Center of the Heart Song2 Eje Lynn Jacobs
11 17 19 Center of the Heart Thanks Prayer Rev Maryum Morse

What Brother Ernie said:

Lesson 6
We must learn to trust in the law of growth

If we think we can guide our brother aright while our own feet still walk in darkness we are mistaken. We must first clarify our own vision, then we shall become as lights lighting the way for others.
But can we teach a lesson we have not learned?
Can we give that which we do not possess?
To suppose so is hypocrisy, a thing to be shunned.
Jesus tears the mantle of unreality from the shoulders of hypocrisy, winnowing from the soul of sham and shallowness its last shred of illusion.
Pearls and Swine
The sacredness of Truth is given value by the teaching that we should not cast pearls before swine.
Spiritual truths cannot be taught to those who will not accept them. The wisdom of this world is foolishness to a greater wisdom; and the wisdom of Spirit is often overlooked by human foolishness.
We should not forget that Jesus was an illumined soul; he saw clearly that which we only look for. This is why he spoke as one having authority. Since he was able to prove his wisdom by his works we shall do well to accept his teaching.
We cannot see reality until our eyes are open; until the light of eternal Truth has struck deeply into OUR own souls.
There is neither strain, concentration, nor any particular effort of the will needed in doing this, but there must be a careful weeding out of negative thoughts; and there should be a great sense of joy and thanksgiving, and an enthusiastic acceptancy as we wait for the certain harvest.
By Ernest Holmes
Bible in the Light of Religious Science

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


Food for Thought...

What is the Meaning of Life?
This earthly world is a place of spiritual training for the soul and spiritual development is the purpose and meaning of human life. God (Buddha) created the Great Cosmos with the objectives of "progress" and "harmony," and these are the guidelines for the evolution of the human soul. God (Buddha) has created the system of reincarnation between this world and the Spirit World (Real World) so that we can cultivate infinite experience and walk ever closer to God (Buddha).
"You are born on this Earth once every few hundred or few thousand years so that you may work with many types of people in new circumstances to refine your soul further. Life on this Earth is not necessarily filled with good experiences, but before you were born, you all knew this."
  From the book: Invincible Thinking
Human beings are children of God (Buddha)
Humans are spiritual beings that possess eternal life and go through countless reincarnations. The human soul was created by branching off from God (Buddha), so a Divine nature or Buddha-nature dwells in every soul. Hence all human beings are children of God (Buddha).
The mind is everything
Humans are spiritual beings and the mind is our essence. We are undergoing spiritual training to polish our mind and return to the Spirit World with a higher state of mind and level of awareness. Everything is subject to the cause of law and effect so when we change our thoughts and our state of mind, our human relationships, health and financial circumstances change too. The causes of pain and suffering do not lie with others or the outside world but are actually created by ourselves. Therefore, we need to reflect on our thoughts and deeds and correct them through our own effort.
Life is a Workbook of Problems to be Solved
Everyone experiences troubles and hardships as a part of living in this world. We all would like to avoid them if possible. However, in the process of solving our problems in life, the soul acquires various experiences and learns many different lessons. These experiences and lessons are nourishment for the soul's growth.
The world is a ground for spiritual training
This earthly world is a training place for our souls, because we go through experiences we would not be able to go through whilst living in the Spirit World. Life in the Spirit World is strictly governed by "The Laws of Vibration", therefore, only souls that share the same wavelength can reside in the same realm. Although the heavenly world, from which we reincarnate, is a wonderful world overflowing with love, harmony and happiness, it does not provide the soul with many opportunities for progress. It is when a soul is placed in adverse circumstances that it can discipline itself, correct its misguided tendencies and make progress. That is why we periodically reincarnate to the earthly world, where people, whose wavelengths do not match, can gather together and refine their souls. The earthly world is also a place where we can encounter great souls whom we would never meet in the Real World.
A soul draws up a Life Plan before it is born
Human souls draw up a life plan before being reincarnated on earth. We decide in advance on the best environment for our own spiritual development, on such things as the country where we will be born, our language, family environment, financial circumstances, religion, education and occupation. We are confronted with human relationships and various troubles on earth but all these things are what we have planned for ourselves. Accordingly, when human relationships are at the root of our suffering, it is ourselves who decided to set these problems in our life plan. Sometimes people think that a husband and wife are not well-suited but, from a spiritual perspective, in fact it is the best possible pairing for their spiritual development. Couples are born promised to one another in order that they may learn a lot from their mutual differences.
Suffering, hardships and difficulties are opportunities for growth
Once we are aware that "life is a workbook" there is no longer any need to lament "why do I have to be put through this?" when confronted with difficulties and hardships. Instead, since these are opportunities for learning, we come to ask ourselves what it is that we can learn from them. Suffering is an opportunity to reflect on the mistakes of our own mind and to reform ourselves. At such times it is important to have knowledge of the Truth - the teachings which represent God's (Buddha's) mind, and to practice self-reflection. The scriptures of God's (Buddha's) Truth are reference books given to us by God (Buddha) for solving "the workbook known as life." The learning distilled from the experience of overcoming suffering becomes "wisdom." Increased enlightenment is actually the purpose of life. Knowing that "life is a workbook" is the first step towards enlightenment as we can understand that the difficulties and hardships of this world are not substantial but are opportunities for our personal growth. In this way, even in suffering, hardship and difficulties we can find the seeds of happiness.

Excerpted from:

  Yes, You are loved

"Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared." - Buddha

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