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2019 Speakers and Topics

Spirituality in Action

2019 • Themes • Topics • Recommended Reading

Anchor book for 2019: 365 Science of Mind by Ernest Holmes

 

January 2019 – Principle: I Learn and Embody Science of Mind

Recommended Reading: Creative Mind and Success by Ernest Holmes (updated and gender-neutral)

January 6 – The Thing Itself – Dr. David Ault

January 13 – The Way It Works – Dr. Edward Viljoen

January 20 – What It Does – Rev. Elizabeth Rowley

January 27 – How to Use It – Rev. Shannon O’Hurley

 

February 2019 – Integrity: I Am Truthful in Facts and Motives

Recommended Reading: For the Inward Journey by Howard Thurman

February 3 – Integrity – Dr. Edward Viljoen

February 10 – How God Works Through Us – Dr. Edward Viljoen

February 17 – Individual vs Individualized – Rev. Ruth Barnhart

February 24 – Our Highest Values – Dr. Edward Viljoen

 

March 2019 – Oneness: I Seek the Common Good

Recommended Reading: Beyond Religion by H. H. Dalai Lama

March 3 – Oneness – Dr. Edward Viljoen

March 10 – Recognition of Our Shared Humanity – Dr. Edward Viljoen

March 17 – Living a Spiritual Life – Dr. Edward Viljoen

March 24 – What is the Common Good? – Dr. Kim Kaiser

March 31 – Relaxing and Settling the Mind – Dr. Edward Viljoen

 

April 2019 – Diversity: I Promote Diversity and Inclusion

Recommended Reading: True Inclusion: Creating Communities of Radical Embrace by Brandan Robertson

April 7 – Diversity – Rev. Joyce Duffala

April 14 – Uniqueness and Oneness – Dr. Edward Viljoen

April 21 – Easter Sunday – Dr. Edward Viljoen

April 28 – Inclusion: Beyond “Otherness” – Dr. Edward Viljoen

 

May 2019 – Compassion: I Care for the Poor

Recommended Reading: The I of the Storm by Gary Simmons

May 5 – Real Compassion – Rev. Masando Hiraoka

May 12 – Cause and Effect – Dr. Edward Viljoen

May 19 – Who Are “The Poor”? – Dr. Andriette Earl

May 26 – Inner Peace – Dr. Edward Viljoen

 

June 2019 – Empowerment: I Protect the Vulnerable

Recommended Reading: A New Republic of the Heart by Terry Patten

June 2 – Protect the Vulnerable – Rabbi George Gittleman

June 9 – Translating Heartbreak into Action – Dr. Edward Viljoen

June 16 – Creating Meaningful Conversations – Dr. Edward Viljoen

June 23 – The Divine Invitation – Ester Nicholson

June 30 – Heart-Centered Social Engagement – Tracy Brown, RScP

 

July 2019 – Creativity: I Advocate for Freedom of Thought

Recommended Reading: The Sun Does Shine by Anthony Ray Hinton and Laura Love Hardin

July 7 – Creativity – Dr. Edward Viljoen

July 14 – Moving Beyond Our Story – Dr. Edward Viljoen

July 21 – Living in Choice – Dr. Edward Viljoen

July 28 – Living an Empowered Life – Rev. Chris Bell

 

August 2019 – Gratitude: I Appreciate Other Nations and Peoples

Recommended Reading: Grateful by Diana Butler Bass

August 4 – Gratitude – Dr. Edward Viljoen

August 11 – Blessings as Gratitude – Dr. Edward Viljoen

August 18 – Respect as a Virtue – Dr. Edward Viljoen

August 25 – Honoring All People – Dr. Edward Viljoen

 

September 2019 – Stewardship: I Love Our Planet

Recommended Reading: Spiritual Ecology: The Cry of the Earth by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

September 1 – Love – Dr. Edward Viljoen

September 8 – Love in Action – Dr. Edward Viljoen

September 15 – Transcending Fear – Dr. Edward Viljoen

September 22 – Community and Connection – Rev.Ruth Barnhart

September 29 – Healing Our Planet – Dr. Edward Viljoen

 

October 2019 – Unity: I Cherish the Human Family

Recommended Reading: The Power of Oneness: Live the Life You Choose by Sandra Brossman

October 6 – Unity – Dr. Edward Viljoen

October 13 – The Principle of Oneness – Dr. Edward Viljoen

October 20 – God and the Universe – Rev. Joyce Duffala

October 27 – Seeing Others as One – Dr. Edward Viljoen

 

November 2019 – Spiritual Guidance: I Stand for Spiritually Motivated Moral Leadership

Recommended Reading: Start with Why by Simon Sinek

November 3 – Spirituality – Dr. Edward Viljoen

November 10 – Self-Mastery – Dr. Edward Viljoen

November 17 – Leading from the Heart – Dr. Kim Kaiser

November 24 – Science of Mind and Morality – Dr. Edward Viljoen

 

December 2019 – Celebration: I Celebrate the Holy Days

Recommended Reading: The Power of This Thing Called Life by Ernest Holmes (updated and gender neutral)

December 1 – Science of Mind and Rohatsu – Dr. Edward Viljoen

December 8 – Science of Mind and Kwanzaa – Dr. Edward Viljoen

December 15 – Science of Mind and the Solstice – Dr. Edward Viljoen

December 22 – Science of Mind and Christmas – Rev. Julie Schmidt

December 29 – Science of Mind and Hanukkah – Dr. Edward Viljoen

 

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