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Harmony in Oneness: Exploring Spiritual Unity Across Religions

  "Embracing Oneness invites a profound sense of unity with existence. From Advaita Vedanta to Christian mysticism and Unity Church, diverse traditions converge on the belief in a shared spiritual essence." Michael Corthell Oneness is a fundamental spiritual concept that transcends cultural and religious boundaries. It encapsulates the belief in a unifying, interconnected essence that underlies all of existence. This article delves into the concept of Oneness and examines its significance in three distinct religious traditions, including the Unity Church. Defining Oneness At its core, Oneness posits the existence of a singular, all-encompassing spiritual reality from which everything emanates. It implies an inherent unity between all beings, emphasizing a shared source of existence that transcends individual identities. Hinduism: Advaita Vedanta Advaita Vedanta, a prominent school of Hindu philosophy, espouses the concept of Oneness in its purest form. It teaches that there

Global Unity and Equality

"Equality means treating every person, no matter who they are, with respect and fairness. It's about justice, breaking down unfair systems, and making sure everyone gets their fair share." Michael Corthell   What do we mean by 'equality'? Equality encompasses the fundamental principle of ensuring that each and every individual is granted fair and impartial opportunities to fully explore and utilize their inherent potential and capabilities. It revolves around the notion that no person should encounter diminished life prospects solely due to circumstances beyond their control, such as their birth, socio-economic background, personal beliefs, or physical or cognitive abilities. At its core, equality represents the unwavering belief that every human being, regardless of their diverse attributes, should be treated with respect, dignity, and fairness. It stands as a formidable pillar of justice, emphasizing the eradication of unjust hierarchies and systemic disadvantag

Recognizing Ignorance

Let's try this: If you have  never  changed your mind about some fundamental thing in your belief system, if you have never  questioned  it's basics, and if you have  no wish  to do so, then you are very likely ignorant. How about going out and finding someone who,  in your opinion , believes, assumes, or considers certain things very strongly and very differently from what you believe. Then just have a basic honest conversation. That is how we can all build positive tolerance and unify.  

Better Angels: Reuniting America

''The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battle-field, and patriot grave, to every living heart and hearth-stone, all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union, when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.'' ― Abraham Lincoln ____________________________________ Gettysburg Address ''Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.  Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battle-field of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.  We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain