The Freedom to Choose (5-19-19)

Rev. Gary continues his discussion of our personal power by showing how we can become more aware of our freedom to choose, and how that can make all the difference in our lives.

Sunday, May 19, 2019 “Our Freedom to Choose”
Affirmation: “I choose thoughts, words and actions that set me free.”

“We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thought. With our thoughts, we make the world.”
– The Compassionate Buddha

“Man is the power of God in action. The power to control his thinking is the highest gift given to man. There is a universal, creative force that urges man forward to the recognition of the creative power of individual thought.”
– (KEEP A TRUE LENT, by Charles Fillmore 153).

“The past has no power over the present, except as you give it power in your thought.”
– (LISTEN, BELOVED, by Martha Smock 135)

“All power is in the midst of us, doing all things through us, right where we are in every experience.”
– ONLY BELIEVE, by Sue Sikking 27)

“All power has been given to us to react to, accept, or refuse all things around us. Our problems are never what others are doing but how we react and respond to people and situations.”
– (ONLY BELIEVE, by Sue Sikking 116).

“Every thought shapes our lives. There is no such thing as a little thought, no such thing as an unimportant thought. It may be heavy, it may be light, but it always should be well-directed, with discrimination and precision.”
– Eknath Easwaran

“The most divine thing about you is your power of choice.”
– (LIVE YOUTHFULLY NOW, by Russel A. Kemp 92)

“When you realize that God is the power that works through you, you do not do less, but more. You are filled with new strength and energy.
– (HALFWAY UP THE MOUNTAIN, by Martha Smock 218)