Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
2 miles North of
I-90, just south of Dalton Ave.
is offered only at the 11:am service.
We are a thriving spiritual community, inspiring and
empowering individual and global transformation.
Centered in Spirit, we celebrate a world of love,
peace, and abundance for all.
Will You Give?”
deeper gifts that all can give.
Guest artist: Mark Wilson
This month we
are setting our intention to experience a
“December to Remember” by sharing in the wonder,
the sacredness, and the holiness of this
time of year in new and empowering ways. And, if
the line “December to Remember” sounds familiar;
it is! I borrowed it from a Lexus advertising
we’ll jump right in by looking at the Christmas
tradition of gift giving. How do you feel about
giving gifts at Christmas? Is is a joy for you
or an obligation? Do you look forward to
selecting, preparing, making, or buying your
gifts or do you get stressed and worried?
For me, I
enjoy giving gifts. I delight in thinking about
the person and then waiting for an idea to pop
into my mind, or when I’m out shopping to see
something that reminds me of a certain person on
my gift list.
I must admit,
that often during Christmas, I get caught up in
the expense of it all. I don’t like that
feeling. It seems silly and contrived and
outer imposed -- this entire gift giving process
-- to find “just the right gift” or to spend
money not in my budget that somehow indicates
“value” of the person, based on the gift
selected.What a set up!
don’t participate at all in gift giving. Others
throw caution to the wind using credit cards
with abandon, paying for it throughout the next
year until “it” comes again and the cycle starts
This season, I
encourage you to join me in doing it diferently.
I am bringing an intentional awareness to my
process to assist me in thoroughly
enjoying myself as I give from what I value most
-- my ability to express gratitude,
appreciation, and love in a way that is
appropriate for me, for my budget and from what
will support my integrity and financial
Join us this
Sunday, as we explore some wisdom of giving
gifts from a spiritually based, as well as an
eco-friendly point of view, becoming more
conscious and happy during this holiday season.