Hello and welcome! Abundant Life Spiritual Center is a dynamic spiritual community with a focus on awakening those who walk through our doors to the divine within and inspiring them to live confidently, passionately and powerfully. Together we learn how to Live Fearlessly and Love Outrageously because life is meant to be filled with joy and lived with ease as a positive experience, not a struggle. We named ourselves Abundant Life because we know that the Abundant Life - a life of wholeness and authentic self-expression, purpose, creativity and love - is the divine birthright of everyone and we want to support your living it.
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Beginning Sunday, January 11, we will embark on a four-week journey called “A Closer Walk With God.” As we step into 2015, let’s take time to re-center ourselves in the one Presence and one Power that we call God. No matter where we are on our spiritual paths, we can move into a deeper intimacy with Spirit. Be still. Be in relationship and connection with your Source for its own sake. We will use the books A Closer Walk With Go and The Gathering by Jim Rosemergy along with Practicing the Presence by Brother Lawrence. We will delve into the Lord’s Prayer and the 23rd Psalm.
By Rev. Carol
I don’t know anyone who thinks last year went by slowly. Even the younger generation felt its rapid-fire quality. Is time moving more quickly? It seems so. But maybe we just aren’t stopping to breathe enough and notice the Presence. It is the Presence after all, which establishes Itself as an eternal Now and invites us into the experience of everlasting Life. Practicing the Presence is where my New Year resolution lies this year.
The first meeting of our new Men’s group will be on January 18th at 9:15 a.m. prior to our Sunday service. All men are invited. The group’s initial content and focus will a metaphysical study of prominent male characters featured in the Bible. We'll examine their life purpose, their journey and the corresponding archetypes at work within their personalities, life decisions and accomplishments.
On Sunday, February 8th, 2014 Abundant Life Spiritual Center will hold its annual White Stone Service, a tradition within Unity. This special service will support you in looking ahead and claiming your Truth today. You are not defined by yesterday! During our meditation, we will listen to Spirit for a new name, a new way of being in the world.
Our band, The Grateful Living will have special music at this service..
"To him who overcomes, I will give some of the hidden manna. I will also give him a white stone with a new name written on it, known only to him who receives it." Revelation 2:17
Grammy-nominated Matthew Santos blessed us a guest musician on Sundays, December 7 & 21, 2014. Santos is a remarkable rock/folk artist with a large following. While he is widely known for his musical collaboration with Lupe Fiasco on the song Superstar, his original music penetrates the soul.
Santos truly stirred all who attended in December with several songs including "Christmas Song" by Dave Matthews. Santos also performed during our November, 2013 “Wisdom of the Beatles Series: Part 4 - The Long and Winding Road of Life,” when he was a guest musician along with drummer Rich Stitzel and bass player Graham Czach. We are grateful that we are able to bring such amazing talent to Abundant Life Spiritual Center. Take a listen to some of Santos' music here:
A seed prayer group at Abundant Life Spiritual Center has formed with the intention to positively affect our neighbors and communities in the City of Chicago. We meet monthly on the first Sunday of the month from noon to 1 pm.
In Truth, we know we are One. As One, the blessings of any one of us positively affects the whole. As One, the despair of any one of us negatively affects the whole. As spiritual journeyers it is our work to establish a vibration of Love and Harmony in our world. Prayer and meditation are the ways we connect to the one Presence and Power that is all Love, Peace, Harmony and Joy. It is the foundation of Unity and the foundation of Abundant Life Spiritual Center. Through prayer, we claim what is true and effect action in line with Divine Mind.