Reading The Urantia Book always amazes me. No matter how many times I read the same paragraph, I often find new meaning—a new revelation and then wonder how I hadn’t seen those meanings and values in my previous readings. It confirms to me that a revelation can only be perceived when one is ready to … read more of President’s Message – September 2021.
Inspirations of the Urantia Revelation—Beauty, Art, Music, and Expressions of the Soul Urantia Association International produced yet another successful 24-hour Urantiathon held over the weekend of 7th August 2021. This time we tried something different where we joined with artists from all over the world who shared their creative works inspired by the teachings of … read more of 24-hour Artists’ Urantiathon Report.
The 24-hour Artists’ Urantiathon was a new and fantastic experience for me. Our community of readers and students of The Urantia Book proved to be intermixed with many accomplished artists. The inspiration of the revelation was manifested in their magnificent, creative, and beautiful works, which included music, paintings, digital art, comedy, and literature. We also … read more of A Fantastic Experience.
Education Committee of Urantia Foundation Calls for Proposals Science: The Interface of Evolution and Revelation Thursday, June 16, to Sunday, June 19, 2022 Since the last Science Symposium in November 2019, scientific discoveries have continued to expand and excite public consciousness. A worldwide pandemic and its aftermath propelled mRNA, CRISPR-Cas9, and the benefits of genetic … read more of Science Symposium III.
Sharing Jesus’ life and teachings and building a temple of the unseen Father near the Sea of Galilee The Center for Unity is a live endeavor, and the concept has been changing and evolving. Seven years ago, I woke up and right before I opened my eyes, I saw the Sea of Galilee just like … read more of Center for Unity.
It is difficult to escape anxiety and fear in the modern age. If we focus on the news of the world, Urantia appears forever in a state of chaos, with threats of war, a withering climate, oceans of plastic, corrupt governments, poverty, and racial strife. We cannot deny the truth of these calamities. But the … read more of The Anxious Evolution of Urantia.
Happiness and joy take origin in the inner life. You cannot experience real joy all by yourself. [Paper 111:4.7, page 1220.06] There are two parts to this teaching, like two folds in the same cloth. The inner life vibrates to frequencies of psyche and spirit. Our bundle of spiritual attitudes (faith, self-forgetfulness, gratitude, patience, tolerance, … read more of Focus on the Father — Filling and Spilling.
The Tidings newsletter is an on-line publication that serves as Urantia Association International’s primary communication tool for reaching out to the Association’s membership, supporters, donors, volunteers, and general readership friends. It provides news and information on the many activities and events of the National and Local Associations around the globe as well as information and … read more of About Tidings Newsletter.
The world is changing fast and Urantia Association International is in a unique position to foster the Urantia revelation in so many ways. With localized teams in the form of associations springing up across the globe, we are ready to help anyone, anywhere, to study and spread the teachings that we all hold so dear. … read more of Ways to Donate to Urantia Association International.
Inspirations of the Urantia Revelation—Beauty, Art, Music, and Expressions of the Soul We invite you to join us once again for another 24-Hour Urantiathon. This time we will join with artists from all over the world as they share their creative talents that have been inspired by the Urantia Book’s teachings. The theme will be … read more of 24-Hour Artists’ Urantiathon.
The Nature and Nurture of the Soul 28—31 March 2024Maritime Conference Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA Mark your calendars now for the next exciting Urantia Association International Conference in 2024! This will be the 12th International Conference of the Association and is being organized by Urantia Association of the United States (UAUS) and will be hosted … read more of 2024 Urantia Association International Conference in USA.
Held April 24th – 25th, 2021 and hosted by Urantia Association of Peru It seemed like only yesterday when, at the end of 2016, we were asked to host the International Conference that Urantia Association International organizes every three years. The Urantia Peru team celebrated when we received the torch at the Amsterdam Conference to … read more of Report on Virtual International Conference.
What is of survival value for the soul in a conference? Here’s my current harvest from the conference on Cosmic Citizenship hosted by Urantia Peru Association April 24-25, 2021. First story. The opening prayer by Collins Lomo of Ghana showed a striking maturity of spiritual concept and spiritual leadership. Second story. International Conference organizers were … read more of Spiritual Value in the Peru Conference.
During a recent Urantia Association conference, a question was posed to those assembled: “How many have been successful in introducing The Urantia Book to family or friends?” The response was not surprising; a quick count revealed that only a smattering few raised their hands. For all those who have tried and failed to introduce the … read more of Two Sides of the Same Coin.
“It is the motivating thought, the spiritual content, that validates the mortal supplication. Words are valueless” [Paper 7:3, p. 85.1]. Nevertheless, I would share some words with you about thoughts. To ponder the creation of thought is an intriguing mental exercise, but one leans into the realm of religious mystery when reflecting on the fact … read more of Focus on the Father – Thoughts.
It has been a true honor to serve Urantia Association for the last eight years. I have been blessed to help guide this group of global, loving, God-seeking people as they have come together for the common purpose of sharing an epochal revelation. Right now, I am reminded of a Raymond Carver poem about a spring of water that gradually grows into a river … read more of President’s Message – March 2021.
Towards Cosmic Citizenship… Your Time Has Come! Due to the pandemic, unfortunately you won’t be able to come to Cusco, Peru but Cusco can come to you in your homes via a virtual unforgettable experience. Don’t miss this upcoming 11th Urantia Association International Conference on 24 – 25 April 2021. Uniting continents, we will have … read more of Update – 11th Urantia Association Conference – A Virtual Experience.
As the Coronavirus lingers—keeping many of us locked down in isolation—we felt it was time to bring our Urantia Book reader community together again to nourish our souls and discuss our favorite book. Another incredible 24-hour virtual event was held over the weekend of 24 – 25 January where we enjoyed presentations from around the world and engaged in stimulating discussions. With Faith, Joy, and Peace being our topics of focus, this experience was spiritually uplifting and … read more of Fourth 24-hour Urantiathon – Faith, Joy, and Peace.
Along the same lines as the previous 24-hour Urantiathons, Urantia Association International hosted Iberoamerican Urantiathon on 28 – 29 November, 2020. This time the webinars were presented in Spanish and Portuguese with simultaneous translations into English, Spanish, and Portuguese. The program featured 19 hour-long presentations offered by students from Brazil, Spain, Venezuela, Ecuador, USA, Australia, Colombia, Argentina, Mexico, and … read more of Iberoamerican Urantiathon.
Interview with Isabel Reinoso Manrique, President of Urantia Association Colombia Isabel, what new project are you considering for this time of “pandemic?” Because of the obligatory lock-down, we set out to organize virtual study groups. I learned a lot of new technology with great results. Originally, I had a single study group and now I have seven virtual study groups during the week, and every Friday at 7:00pm I … read more of Spiritualizing Everyday Life.