The Urantia Book unequivocally declares: The doing of the will of God is nothing more or less than an exhibition of creature willingness to share the inner life with God . . . [Paper 111:5.1, page 1221.2] What? Seriously? That’s it? When I began The Urantia Book journey so many years ago, that was my initial … read more of Doing the Will of God.
A water bearer in India had two large pots, each hung on each end of a pole which he carried across his neck. One of the pots had a crack in it, and while the other pot was perfect and always delivered a full portion of water at the end of the long walk from … read more of Story from India.
Introduction We’ve done a lot of talking this weekend about the individual’s journey with faith and about developing the character traits required to stay on that pathway that leads us all the way to Paradise and beyond. I’d like to focus on what believers who’ve made the big decision to enter into the kingdom … read more of Follow the Yellow Brick Road.
… and helping to establish the Auckland Study Group I first encountered The Urantia Book some time in 1985. It was through a work colleague who would bring this very large blue book to work and read it at lunchtimes. When I asked him what this big blue book was about, a hesitate answer would … read more of My Experience with The Urantia Book.
A personal account of faith as a tool of mind cultivation (Presentation made at the last Urantia Association International Conference in 2015) A very good day to everyone! Let me first say that I’m happy to be here with you, to see my old friends, and to make new friends, hopefully. It is quite challenging … read more of Cultivating Mind: Choosing The Right Tool.
“Remind thyself, in the darkest moments, that every failure is only a step toward success, every detection of what is false directs you toward what is true, every trial exhausts some tempting form of error, and every adversity will only hide, for a time, your path to peace and fulfilment.” Augustine Mandido II, author. … read more of With Respect To Adversity.
The Challenge What unifies us today is orr awareness that the dawn of a new and enlightened spiritual era on Urantia is here, and we have enlisted as pilgrims of its progress. Just as the light of dawn disseminates across the horizon on a world of space, so must the dawn of a new spiritual … read more of The Second Mile: The Challenge, the Message, the Way.
True leadership is the art of self-mastery. We all have some understanding of what self-mastery is. A broad definition is the process of mastering and developing the human and spiritual natures. It is a process that involves self-awareness, self understanding, and self-control. We all engage in self-mastery for different reasons, some because they want a … read more of The Art of Self Mastery.
What unites us this week, is the love we have for God and our willingness to learn to become better leaders of the Revelation. It is in God’s honour that I am standing here and all my gratitude goes towards him for being with you, sharing and learning for the next few days. “The purpose … read more of Leadership, God and me.
You are a leader. Most of us will react to this title by claiming, “I am not a leader,” but a leader is someone that makes decisions, takes action, and can motivate somebody to do something. Few of us make it through the first minute of the day without doing all that. You lead the … read more of What Does it Mean to be a Leader?.
After finding the book, on a wave of enthusiasm, I decided to try and place it in every public library in my state. Arrangements were made with Urantia Foundation to supply and ship the books. I located and called all the librarians for approval. Together we placed almost a thousand books in Texas public libraries, … read more of Who is A Leader? Serving on the ISB.