Discover the Power Within You

Unity is designating 2012 as the year to Discover the Power Within You, linking with the powerful book of the same name by the late Rev. Eric Butterworth. If you are unfamiliar with the book or with Rev. Butterworth, we invite you to visit for more information on the man and on the book that Oprah Winfrey claimed “changed my perspective on life and religion. Eric Butterworth teaches that God isn’t ‘up there.’ He exists in, around, above and through each one of us, and it’s up to us to seek the divine within.”

Each month of 2012 will focus on a different topic, correlating with the top 12 most requested prayer needs received by Silent Unity. Bookmark this page and check back often for feature articles, meditations, affirmations and other resources (including writings from Rev. Butterworth) to support that month’s topic.


From Eric Butterworth

Concerning Grace—You are not a helpless creature bobbing about like a cork on the seas of life, at the mercy of the storms of fate and circumstance. You are the very self-livingness of God.

From Miserable Sinners to Masters—In the simple but dynamic teachings of Jesus, we have a message that is universal and practical. It contains the keys to the kingdom of health and prosperity and peace and freedom.

Other Resources

You are Unfettered, Unbound, Triumphant, Glorious, Free by Martha Smock—You can be free, because this is the way God created you. The beginning of your freedom lies in your own mind.

The Spirit of Happiness by May Rowland—The limitations of the personal man are really not worth mentioning, except that by uncovering them we are better able to free ourself from them.

Forget the Past by James C. Lewis—If you really want a new burst of true happiness and enthusiasm for life, then make a declaration of release from the past.

The Foundation of all Spiritual Healing by Robert Brumet—We are intrinsically spiritual beings, and as spiritual beings, we cannot be sick, poor, or unhappy, because we are wholeness itself.

Authentic Being and Conscious Doing by Gary Simmons—You move in the same direction as Spirit when you live out of your authentic Self.


Pamela Whitman, host of Miracle Revolution on Unity Online Radio, explores our freedom of choice. Will we allow our minds to be ruled by the lies of the ego or the love of God within? What self will rule our awareness? Listen.


Rev. Dale Blackford, host of The Heart of Being on Unity Online Radio, discusses freedom and what it truly means in this podcast of "Freedom: Consider the Unconsidered." Listen.