Divine Order is Letting Go

An affirmation is a prayer stated in present tense, following the example of Jesus and giving thanks in the awareness of God’s absolute presence constantly at work in our lives. The only thing wrong in the world is us getting into the picture and messing it up, like a child getting into his parent’s paints

12 Oct 2014

Traditional Naturopathy

Essentials of Life Holistic Enrichment Center is based on the belief that in the beginning, everything was created as perfect and good.  We use the name “God” to refer to this Creative Force. We believe God is Good, God is Love, God is Life.  Within this belief system, it is our conviction that we were

05 Oct 2014

Autumn Equinox

Summer has gone and autumn is just beginning.  Winter is on all of our minds.  Will it be harsh?  Let’s pause for a moment at this balancing point and enjoy the gifts that are with us right now. Autumn begins with the days and the nights being equal.  The equinox marks the day of perfect

28 Sep 2014

Freedom of Choice

Free will is a gift which has been known to get us in trouble from time to time (see our last message entitled, “Original Sin”), but it is also the most valuable gift that’s ever been given to us, so long as it’s correctly used This gift allows us the beauty of our individual preferences. 

21 Sep 2014

Original Sin

What went wrong? We were given a paradise and perfect bodies. How did we end up with wars, hunger, disease, deceit, hatred, heartache, homelessness and cruelty? Why should those things ever exist in a perfect world? They don’t. These things do not exist in a perfect world, which is what was given to us. Again,

14 Sep 2014

Honor the Lord with thy Substance

Tithing is mentioned in various places throughout the Bible, but the message is always the same.  Give to God first, and God shall provide for your needs.  Consider the following verses: “Honor the Lord with thy substance and with the first fruits of all thine increase: so shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and

07 Sep 2014


HALT!  Do not allow yourself to get too Hungry, Angry, Lonely or Tired!  When we allow our True self to be clouded over by any of these, then we endanger our peace and well-being, and that of others, as well. Those of us who are consciously on a spiritual path sometimes think we are too

31 Aug 2014

Spirituality With or Without Religion

Religion has been around for a very long time, but not nearly as long as spirituality.  Spirituality is something within us.  Religion is a system of explaining the Divine nature of Life.  Spirituality IS the Divine nature of Life. Religion tells us we must believe this way or that way.  Spirituality tells us to go

24 Aug 2014

Overcoming Depression

Depression is something which can happen to any of us, and does indeed happen to all of us at some point of time.  The question is how long does it stay and how much is it affecting our lives.  There are tools which can be used to alleviate this state of mind, but they are

17 Aug 2014


There is quite a bit of misunderstanding about what it means to be humble.  Humility has somehow gotten a reputation for meaning shabby, less than, run down, poor or lowly.  It is none of those things.  True humility is seeing the proper relationship between yourself and God, as well as between yourself and the rest

10 Aug 2014
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