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Candlelight Pet Memorials at Los Angeles Pet Memorial Park

Candlelight Pet Memorials

Candlelight Pet Memorials are facilitated by The Center for Spiritual Living Granada Hills on the last Saturday of the month in Calabasas, California.

Have you lost a beloved pet, either recently or long ago?

Join other pet “parents” as we gather to remember and mourn our beloved animals. The Candlelight Pet Memorials are facilitated by Reverend Kathy Lyons, pet lover and parent, and founder of the Animal Ministry at CSLGH!

For many people, pets are family members. Some pet parents and their families experience an overwhelming sense of grief for their pet. Friends and family may not understand or have compassion for this grief and may dismiss or discount it. The CSLGH Animal Ministry supports the belief that all animals are sentient beings as well as the belief that some have that animals have an afterlife. Our ministers and practitioners provide Affirmative Prayer Treatment for anyone who is in pain or needs healing.

At the Pet Memorials we gather together to:

  • share stories, pictures and fond memories of your beloved pet
  • meet other pet parents and support one another
  • be amongst others in the same situation to ease your pain

Candlelight Pet Memorials Detail:

Light refreshments will be served. Feel free to bring food, snacks, and beverages.

Time: We meet at 3 PM, rain or shine.

The location for the Candlelight Pet Memorials is the Los Angeles Pet Memorial Park in Calabasas. We meet rain or shine! The Los Angeles Pet Memorial Park is tucked away behind some office buildings that front Ventura Boulevard. Get directions for the Los Angeles Pet Memorial Park.

Donation: $6.00 for one candle or four for $20.00.

Pet MEmorials facilitator

Rev. Kathy Lyons

The monthly Candlelight Pet Memorial is facilitated by Reverend Kathy Lyons. Call our Center for more information at 1-818-386-8136.

Our animal ministry meets on the 2nd Saturday of each month at 1 PM at our Center in Granada Hills. Get more information about the CSLGH Animal Ministry here.

Rear-ended without Judgment

Rear Ended without JudgmentAfter years of careful driving on the 14 Freeway, I was rear-ended Thursday morning where traffic goes from 80 mph to 0-5 mph for no apparent reason. I was able to slow down and stop with the cars in front of me. But, when I heard the dreaded screech of tires held hard by brakes. I looked up in my rear view mirror and saw the grey car behind me was not going to stop.

I had too much time! I had time to fully recognized that I had no path to get out of the way. My whole body tensed up. The grey car hit the right back side of my car, ripping my back bumper from its bolt into the trunk. The bumper stayed on because the trunk lid stayed locked down. Traffic allowed us to move from the fast lane to right shoulder.

I made a conscious decision to not be in reaction because I sure was full of unexpressed energy – adrenaline. I was not going to have any opinion about anything – just stay in the moment, acknowledging that I was shaky while we did the usual after-crash things.

I was so shaken and pumped with adrenaline that I sat in the safety of the wide shoulder for over 40 minutes, calling his insurance company, calling work to say I wasn’t coming in.

That right there was huge for me because the “old me” would have done a spiritual bypass. The old me would have done my own Science of Mind wholeness treatment and then off to work I’d go.

But, I know now that denying my feelings and telling myself that I’m OK when I’m not is a perversion of the Science Of Mind principle. Now I know that it’s OK to be in uncomfortable feelings, pain, even anger. And to know those feelings are included in wholeness.

Instead of confusing my body and mind by telling myself everything was OK when it wasn’t, I instead told myself,

Something happened (my car got hit from behind with me in it),

That event is over,

I made it.

I am not alone.

I am amazed by how healing it is to stay in the present moment. By allowing my feeling and pain and “uncomfortable-ness,” and not blocking them with a spiritual treatment, they moved through me much faster. Without judgment about my feelings and pain, the other driver, his insurance company, I just made an assumption that my highest good was unfolding.

And I have been able to see my highest good unfold quickly before me. The other driver’s insurance has told me that they are taking total responsibility for the accident and gave me instructions for getting my car fixed and taking care of my injuries.

I am not carrying any blame, shame or anger with me through the process. I am delighted that I won’t have anything to forgive or let go in the future because I’m not carrying it around with me right now.

In a correct use of Science of Mind, I know that God holds nothing against anyone. By just saying,

“Something happened,

That event is over,

I made it.

I am not alone,”

I get to enter into a new experience of Principle, of God. It’s a new way of being for me – not over-thinking or judging, just absolutely trusting that my highest good is unfolding. Trusting God. Trusting myself!

Thank you!

This post is a Five Minute Talk presented on a Sunday morning or Wednesday night at the Granada Hills Center for Spiritual Living. Talks are given by Licensed CSL Practitioners who invest at least four years in learning and applying these concepts and ideas in their daily life. For more topics like this one, please join us at our Center for one of our Sunday services or for our Wednesday evening service at 7 PM.

New Power of Decision Class Starts Today at CSL Granada Hills!

16711535571_1c86446b38_zDo you want to make better, more conscious decisions to live your best and most purposeful life? To live a happier and more prosperous life?

Join us at the Center for Spiritual Living, Granada Hills as we explore the Power of Decision in our new eight-week class, facilitated by Rev. Betsy Haas.

Monday, September 21 – November 9, 2015

Call our Center at 1-818-363-8136 to register for the class or for more information.

The purpose of the class is to empower you to reach independent decisions that enhance the quality of your life. The class is based on the metaphysical classic, The Power of Decision by Raymond Charles Barker.

The Power of Decision

Who should attend the Power of Decision class?

The class is open to anyone who wishes to learn:

  • How to tap into the universal Intelligence of life.
  • An awareness of the destructive aspects of indecision.
  • How to consolidate and confirm our grasp of the power of conscious decision.
  • That we are consciousness and therefore, the sole cause to our experience.
  • How to develop consciousness of happiness, health and prosperity.
  • A deeper understanding of spiritual mind treatment.

Power of Decision Class Details:

Register by calling 1-818-363-8136 or sign up in Sparks Hall.

The 8-week class begins Monday, September 21, 2015, and goes through Monday, November 9.

The class time is 7:00 – 9:30 PM. CSLGH classes meet in Sparks Fellowship hall, which is down the hall to the right from the front door or straight ahead from the back door access from our parking lot. Parking is on the street (please pay attention to parking time restrictions) and in the lot directly behind the Center.

We hope you will join us in class! Many of our Center’s members and non-members say that the classes and workshops we provide have helped them grow personally and spiritually, and allowed them to meet others of like mind!

For more information about The Power of Decision class and other educational and personal growth opportunities at The Center for Spiritual Living Granada Hills, email us or call us at 1-818-363-8136!

 

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