Category: SIF News & Random Thoughts

  • Easter Gathering at SIF – Sunday, April 16

    Easter Gathering and Potluck Celebration 10:00 a.m. Sunday, April 16, 2017 At our Home Office 85 Jones Lane Sedona, AZ 86336 Easter Sunday: The iconic Christian celebration of the resurrection of Jesus. Yet, it is also a powerful interfaith event for all humankind that demonstrates the strength and magnificence of God and of ourselves. Jesus […]

  • Feb 26 Gathering – What You See Is What You Get!

    The challenges of life seem to overwhelm us at times, even to the point of despair and hopelessness. And the positive experiences come and go, once in a while lingering longer than a moment, but mostly fleeting, as though tossed away as a feather in the wind. How are we to face these ups and […]

  • This Sunday at SIF – “What Is the Truth?”

    “What Is the Truth?” The truth is true – or is it?  And what is the truth, anyway? During these “amazing” times in which we find ourselves, some of us are probably shaking our heads, as we try to discern what is actually true and what is false in the headlines we are reading and […]

  • Looking for Someplace to go on Christmas Eve?

    Saturday, December 24 Christmas Eve Candlelight Gathering An Evening of Inspiration, Hope, and Joy! 6:00 p.m. Sedona Creative Life Center — Sedona Room 333 Schnebly Hill Road Sedona, AZ The evening Gathering will be followed by a Community Christmas Dinner in the Universal Room at the Center. Bring a main dish, salad, or dessert to […]

  • The Power of Gratitude – This Sunday 11/20 at SIF

    Sunday, November 20 – Sunday Gathering Let’s give thanks! The Power of Gratitude 10:00 a.m. At the Meeting Space at Weddings In Sedona 30 Kayenta Ct., Suite 3 Sedona, AZ With Thanksgiving coming up next Thursday, this Sunday we will celebrate a day of gratitude! When our hearts open in thankfulness, we open ourselves to […]

  • Politics and Happiness – This Sunday at SIF 11/6

    Wow! We surely are in the midst of an interesting time in history! We may be electing a woman president for the very first time – or perhaps a billionaire non-politician… Will either outcome make us happy, though, truly happy? What makes us happy? Over 30 years ago, New Thought minister and positive thinking guru […]

  • This Sunday – Oct. 23: War: What Is It Good For?

    So, there’s this war happening now in Iraq. Have you seen some of the images from that? …the devastation to the towns and villages – to the very fabric of life for thousands. Regardless of whether or not we believe it is “necessary,” or the “lesser of two evils,” to my human and spiritual eyes, […]

  • Sunday, Oct. 9 – Where Is God?

    Where Is God? It would be wonderful to connect with you this Sunday, as we walk this path together of discovery, insight and experience… I am surprised by how distracted I have become during this presidential election cycle! It’s so easy to get angry, disgusted, disappointed, jaded – in other words, to lose sight of […]


    SEPTEMBER 4 — SUNDAY GATHERING “Fundamentalism OR the Fundamentals?” We watched a video a couple Sundays ago from the Lunch with Bokara series, featuring Brother David Steindl-Rast and Rabbi Lawrence Kushner, who discussed “Mysticism, Fundamentalism, Gratitude and Forgiveness.” It got me to thinking about the word, “fundamentalism.” It is certainly a loaded word in our […]

  • Sunday, August 21: “Fundamentalism OR the Fundamentals?”

    So, we watched the video on Sunday from the Lunch with Bokara series, featuring Brother David Steindl-Rast and Rabbi Lawrence Kushner, who discussed “Mysticism, Fundamentalism, Gratitude and Forgiveness.” A lot packed into a half-hour! And what a great discussion following — thank you to those that were able to attend and contribute. Your insights, feelings […]