I Am Love

Affirmation: My thoughts, words, and actions reveal my loving nature.

Live a Life Full of Love

Love is easy. Easy-going in the way it glides and unfolds in each of us. Love is yours and mine to feel and give, as it is centered in our very nature.

But that belief—love is a universal power—can be obscured by all the attention given to romantic love (think Valentine’s Day) or the oft-complicated love we’ve grown to accept in our relationships with family and friends.

So how about this February—not just one day but all month long—we focus on the power of love.

Unity Pride

Unity Pride

Unity founders Charles and Myrtle Fillmore believed that by accepting each other we expand our spiritual consciousness. Today, more than 125 years later, Unity is still dedicated to helping ALL people discover a positive path for spiritual living.

Love: A Basic Human Need

My mom passed away a few years ago. So now, just one more card or letter from her would be the greatest gift I can imagine. Romantic love is, of course, a delightful thing. But I have gained an appreciation for that love that is something more, that deep, abiding love that is all-encompassing.

The Simple Life, Part I

There is much to learn in life, but it is best to learn how to live. When we are young, we have little doubt that life holds great promise. We have things to accomplish, places to visit, and people to love. However, it is the rare young person who puts these compelling issues in perspective. For most of us, the importance of spiritual principles and a relationship with God is a realization that occurs much later in life. By this time, we may be somewhat bruised by our experiences, but we need not be embittered, for we can live the simple life.

You Don’t Have to Walk Alone

You Don’t Have to Walk Alone By Rev. Jesse Herriott, M.A

We are creatures of connection by nature. In fact, research by neuroscientist Dr. Candace Pert suggests that our ability to form the right connections could actually lengthen our life span. Our ability to grow and evolve is directly proportionate to the quality of our connections to our inner world, our outer environment, and to other people. In other words, our connections speed up our personal evolutionary process. And whether you know it or not, on a very basic level, there’s a part of you that’s confident in the ability to form the right relationships, at the right time—those necessary for your next stage of evolution.

Love Holds the World Together

Minnie was starved for affection. Throughout the many years she and Homer had been married, he'd never shown her any outward signs that he loved her. One day Minnie couldn't stand it any longer and blurted out, “Homer, why don't you ever tell me you love me?”

Homer replied without a smile: “Minnie, when we were married, I told you I loved you. If I ever change my mind, I'll let you know.”

Homer may have thought that was good enough—that love never needs to be shared. But he was wrong. Love is the greatest power in the world, but it requires continual circulation to stay strong and vital. It was designed to be expressed.

The Simple Life, Part II

The simple life is a life of love. This life of love is complicated when we believe that we do not possess love and must receive it from another person. We ignore the truth that God is love and that we are made in God's image and after God's likeness. Love is our nature, and if we are to experience it, we must allow its imprisoned splendor to escape from within us. This is why Jesus commanded us to love one another. No one discovers love by see king it from others. This only complicates life. Life is simplified when we are more willing to express love than to get love.

Looking Through

Each of us has a great storehouse of treasures, some of which are just beyond human awareness.

We also have the power to bring these treasures into visibility. This power has always been within every person; it came with us from the beginning and no outer condition or situation can take it from us. We cannot do anything to rob our self of this immeasurable gift. However, we do have the choice to use our God-given powers to the fullest or to let them lie dormant.

The Art of Knowing

Have you ever watched a child take its first wobbly, insecure steps? The little legs move forward, hesitantly at first, and the child sometimes tumbles to the floor. But he continues to put forth effort and his steps gradually become more firm and effective.

The quest of the Spirit is also a growing process. It is a training process. It requires steadfast effort and devotion. It requires action on your part. Start now to think of yourself as being everything you know you should be and want to be.

Transcendent Love

Transcendent Love

I grew up going to Catholic school, and although I always felt a deep connection with God, there was a point in my life when I set aside all religious practices. Later, I became familiar with Unity teachings through my mother, Rev. Carmen Fe Figueroa, an ordained Unity minister leading Unity en Dominicana in the Dominican Republic.