January/February 2017

Table of Contents

14. Creating New Opportunities For Unity

By Katy Koontz

New CEO Jim Blake feels driven to serve more people than ever, helping them discover all Unity has to offer. His long-term goals include spotlighting Unity as the spiritual destination for seekers of personal transformation. Houston, we have liftoff!

16. Close Encounters of the Preferred Kind

By Andrew Harvey

Into the most potent relationships, couples invite a third partner—the Divine. In this adaptation from his upcoming book, a leading expert on sacred activism shares what happens when you harness the energy of your romantic relationships to transform the world.

20. Unity in Diversity

By Radhanath Swami

The California redwoods have a secret, and it’s the reason these enormous trees have stood for centuries, despite surprisingly shallow roots. A high-profile swami explains how learning their secret can help us stand together in a world seemingly set on conflict and division.

22. Listening in With … Arun Gandhi
Escalating Nonviolence

By Katy Koontz

Growing up battered by a violent society, this man learned at the knee of the world’s most famous peace activist. Now he cultivates a much broader idea of peace than his grandfather ever had the chance to promote. To him, nonviolence means much more than simply not fighting.

26. Celebrating the Season For Nonviolence

By Barbara Fields and Annie L. Scholl

For the past two decades, a program honoring two slain human rights leaders has been inspiring people to work for peace, demonstrating how triumph can arise out of tragedy. Unity churches across the United States have been a big part of its success.

30. #Joy

By Molly Pennington, Ph.D.

See social media as a superficial time suck? What if you wielded it as a tool for spiritual activism—to raise consciousness and open hearts, not by sharing kitten videos but by standing up for what matters most? #Here’sHow!