The Big Question

Essentials of Life is an inter-denominational church.  We are formed in the tradition of the Universal Life Church, which recognizes all peaceful and loving beliefs.  We are here to help each other find the Truth which is in each of our hearts.  This week our message was submitted by Rev. James A. Gattuso, Jr., a

05 Feb 2012

Forgiveness – the Key to Healing

At Essentials of Life Holistic Enrichment Center, our goal is to help people to learn how to use God’s gifts of healing.  Forgiveness is one of these gifts. As a doctor of naturopathy, people come to me all the time wanting to know how to heal.  They are in hopes I can tell them this

29 Jan 2012

Holistic De-Clutterization

What in the world is holistic de-clutterization, you ask?  Well, to tell you the truth, I made up that term…but it’s something we could all benefit from! We all know what cluttering is.  It’s when we clutter our life up with junk!  Oh, some of it might be very valuable stuff and not necessarily junk…but

22 Jan 2012

Legacy of Healing

My mother was and will forever remain a perfect example of God’s love for his children, because she was the absolute embodiment of a parent’s unconditional love.  She would do anything for us, forever believing in the goodness in each of us, no matter how troubling or rotten we were.  In so doing, she helped

15 Jan 2012

Hope in Peace

Today’s message comes in video form, created by my wonderful friend, Joanne Cooper.  The whole idea of Essentials of Life is for everyone to be involved in healing the world…teach people to teach people to teach.  Thank you Joanne for sharing your message of peace. More of Joanne’s videos can be viewed at As

08 Jan 2012

Turn, Turn, Turn

A new year has come, and an old year has passed away.  We must leave the past in the past and embrace that which is unfolding now.  Sometimes that’s joyous, and sometimes that’s very hard. Ecclesiastes 3 King James Version (KJV) Ecclesiastes 3  1To every thing there is a season, and a time to every

01 Jan 2012

Happy XMas (War is Over)

So this is Christmas and what have you done, Another year over, a new one just begun. And so this is Christmas, I hope you have fun, The near and the dear ones, the old and the young. A very merry Christmas and a happy New Year Let’s hope it’s a good one without any

25 Dec 2011

Give Birth to the Christ Spirit Within

Christmas is, of course, about the birth of Jesus, but it is also about the birth of the Christ Spirit within all of us.  This is what makes it so personal to everyone. Jesus and us are potentially the same.  In fact, if you believe that we are all one, and that we are all

18 Dec 2011

God Loveth a Cheerful Giver!

The Spirit of Christmas is upon us!  So what is it that makes a holly jolly Christmas for all?  Peace on Earth, goodwill toward men…the birth of the Christ Spirit within…mistletoe, cookies and LOVE! In preparing for Christmas, our  minds are centered upon buying and making gifts.  To give is truly the best part of

13 Dec 2011

A Passion for Freedom and LIFE!

Last week’s message, “Live Well and Help to Live Well,” gave a basic overview of who we are as a church, what we believe, and what we can offer to you.  If you haven’t yet read it, please do!  But when my husband read it…(and he knows me pretty well)…he said it lacked passion.  He

04 Dec 2011
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