The Center for Spiritual Living, Redding
The Center for Spiritual Living in Redding, California, provides spiritual tools to transform our personal lives and help make the world a better place.
The Center for Spiritual Living, Redding, is a spiritual community and way of life that honors all paths to God and helps people to discover a personal relationship with God. When God is the focus of our spirituality, then other areas of our lives fall into place — we are happier, we can do more for others, be better stewards of the Earth and bring peace and harmony to the world.
We extend a warm welcome to all people in search of a spiritual community where they are embraced, respected, accepted for who they are, inspired and supported to grow to their highest potential.
No matter where you are on your spiritual journey, you are welcome here.
Are you feeling alone, lost, empty or disconnected? Are you in crisis? Are you lacking fulfillment, looking for answers, healing and a spiritual home?
At the Center for Spiritual Living, Redding, you will find a like-minded community, a spiritual home, where you can discover peace of mind, healing, inspiration and live with a personal relationship with God. We look forward to meeting you in person!Back to Top
Video of Most Recent Sunday ServiceBack to Top
Minister's Message for September 2015
Peace Be unto Thee, Stranger
"Peace by unto thee, stranger, enter and be not afraid. I have left the gate open and thou art welcome to my home. There is room in my house for all. I have swept the hearth and lighted the fire. The room is warm and cheerful and you will find comfort and rest within. The table is laid and the fruits of Life are spread before thee. The wine is here also, it sparkles in the light. I have set a chair for you where the sunbeams dance through the shade. Sit and rest and refresh your soul. Eat of the fruit and drink the wine. All, all is yours, and you are welcome." The Science of Mind by Ernest Holmes
"What you are seeing and hearing right now is nothing but a dream. If we can see it is our agreements that rule our own life, and we don't like the dream of our life, we need to change the agreements." The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz
Ah, September. Fall leaves, cooler temperatures, kids back in school - oh, and, of course, football! (Please don't burst my fantasy bubble about cooler temperatures!)
As we come back together in Fall, with the busy-ness of summer vacations and being out of town behind us, it's a great time to join the back-to-school consciousness and take a class! Classes are a great way of deepening our learning, participation and application of the philosophy, as well as making new friends and stretching your mind. Classes are where we really begin to create changes in our lives that result in greater expression of our authentic selves.
Speaking of our "authentic selves" - from the pulpit this month, we'll be looking at the classic, Four Agreements. This is a powerful way to live lives of greater joy, harmony and spiritual alignment. It is also a great way to begin to break up the trance of following the "ways of the world" or the "domestication," as Don Miguel Ruiz calls it, and awaken more fully to our Authentic Self. Living as our Authentic Self brings greater joy and ease into our lives.
Finally, an aspect of living Authentically means being open to change. Cynthia and I took a clear look at several circumstances in our lives and decided we could create a more fun, relaxed and authentic marriage ceremony next Spring - practicing "making it welcome" instead of "making it happen." While we're a little sad to wait a bit longer, it feels like perfect, right timing. Our love for each other is perfectly intact (in fact, became deeper in this process) - just allowing outer circumstances the time to align with our inner love. We hope you will join us on Saturday, March 12, 2016, when we do celebrate and understand that timing is always in Spirit's Mind. Thank you.
I look forward to journeying with you this month!
Rev. David RobinsonBack to Top
Visitors and newcomers are always welcome!
- Join us in the Social Hall after each service. Refreshments will be served!
- Interested in becoming a member? Attend The QuickStart Class, a newcomer's orientation class and a Prospective New Members Meeting which are held quarterly.
- Pick up a Friendship Packet from a Board of Trustees Member at the Information Desk in the Foyer.
- Call our 24-hour recorded prayer line: 530-221-HEAL (4325).
- Browse the Awareness Bookstore for inspirational reading and listening material.
- Call us at 530-221-4849 or e-mail us for more information.