AHSCKNYE – The Miracle of Infinite Possibilities

By: Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

This Sunday, December 31, 2017, we continued our mini-Via theme of AHSCKNYE, which stands for Advent, Hanukkah, Solstice, Christmas, Kwanzaa, New Years and Epiphany. We celebrate all of these traditions at Jubilee! Circle, recognizing the depth and the breadth of the spiritual expressions of humanity. Below is an excerpt from the Dec. 31, 2017 sermon celebrating the miracle of trust, along with a link to the sermon audio.

Readings:
From the Jesus Story: Matthew 11:25-30:  Come to me, all you that are weary …
From the Apostle Paul’s letters: Colossians 3:12-15: Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts
From A Course in Miracles, Lesson 24: I do not perceive my own best interest.

Song used in the sermon: My Heart is Open – Maroon 5

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AHSCKNYE – The Miracle of Trust

By: Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

This Sunday, December 24, 2017, we continued our mini-Via theme of AHSCKNYE, which stands for Advent, Hanukkah, Solstice, Christmas, Kwanzaa, New Years and Epiphany. We celebrate all of these traditions at Jubilee! Circle, recognizing the depth and the breadth of the spiritual expressions of humanity. Below is an excerpt from the Dec. 24, 2017 sermon celebrating the miracle of trust, along with a link to the sermon audio.

Readings:
From the Hebrew Scriptures: Isaiah 9:2-7:
 The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light
From the Jesus Story: Luke 2: 8-20: And Mary kept all these things, pondering them in her heart.
From A Course in Miracles, Chapter 15This Christmas give the Holy Spirit everything that would hurt you.

Song used in the sermon: Come Darkness, Come Light by Mary Chapin Carpenter

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AHSCKNYE – The Miracle of Blessing

By: Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

This Sunday we continued our mini-Via theme of AHSCKNYE, which stands for Advent, Hanukkah, Solstice, Christmas, Kwanzaa, New Years and Epiphany. We celebrate all of these traditions at Jubilee! Circle, recognizing the depth and the breadth of the spiritual expressions of humanity. Below is an excerpt from the Dec. 17, 2017 sermon celebrating the miracle of blessing, along with a link to the sermon audio.

Readings: 
Proverbs 11:25-30: The one who blesses others is abundantly blessed
Mark 1:1-8: I am sending my messenger
ACIM, Chapter 4: Salvation is a collaborative venture

Song used in the sermon: Blessed – Lucinda Williams

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AHSCKNYE – The Miracle of Assurance

By: Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

Rev. Jay Joslin, a minister at what we call our “Mother Ship” –  the Jubilee! Community in Asheville – brought the meditation to us this week on the Miracle of Assurance. Below is an excerpt from Jay’s message and a link to the meditation.

Readings: 

From the Hebrew Scriptures: Psalm 146: 5-9: The Holy One lifts up those who are bowed down.
From the Jesus Story: Luke 1: 26-37: Do not be afraid.
From A Course in Miracles, Chapter 24: Before your brother’s holiness the world is still

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AHSCKNYE: Expectation of Miracles

By: Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

This Sunday we began our mini-Via theme of AHSCKNYE, which stands for Advent, Hanukkah, Solstice, Christmas, Kwanzaa, New Years and Epiphany. We celebrate all of these traditions at Jubilee! Circle, recognizing the depth and the breadth of the spiritual expressions of humanity. Below is an excerpt from the Dec. 3, 2017 sermon celebrating the first day of this Advent season, along with a link to the sermon audio.

Readings: Psalm 80: 1-7: Let thy face shine that we may be saved.
Mark 13: 33-37:You do not know when …
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 12: You see what you expect, and you expect what you invite

Song used for this sermon: Ordinary Miracle by Sarah McLachlan, sung by the amazing Alyson Ford.

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Via Negativa: Persistence

By: Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

This past Sunday, November 26, 2017, we wrapped up our mini Via Negativa theme of Eye of the Hurricane by talking about how persistence can help us find calm in the midst of life’s storms.

This week’s readings:
Romans 5:1-5: we boast in our hope …
Luke 21:5-19: By your endurance you will gain your souls.
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 21: What faith you give to sin you take away from holiness.

This week’s sermon song: Get Back Up by Barenaked Ladies

Below in an excerpt from the sermon and a link to audio from the sermon.

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