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Sunday, May 29, 2016

May 29: Post Traumatic Church Syndrome

Reasoning by Pastor Sherry Petro-Surdel

Symptoms of Post Traumatic Church Syndrome are very similar to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, including flashbacks, avoidances, mistrust and even hostility. The inspiration for this Reasoning came from a hilarious, courageous and profound book of the same title as the Reasoning, by Reba Riley. The book is about one woman’s desperate, funny, healing journey to explore 30 religions by her 30th birthday. The end of her interfaith journey led her to end this book with, “The impossible is far more possible than you know.”

Post Traumatic Church Syndrome

Sunday, May 22, 2016

May 22: Maybe

Reasoning by Pastor Sherry Petro-Surdel

We are often determining whether an event in our lives is good or not good for us. We put a judgment on the happenings of our life, yet we say, “All is well, for highest good.” This Reasoning deals with the MAYBE…


Sunday, May 15, 2016

May 15: From Beginning to End and Back

Reasoning by Pastor Sherry Petro-Surdel

Did you know that the two most important times of your day are the beginning and the end? They can determine the success of your day. This Reasoning focuses on practices from waking up to going to sleep that can ensure a productive, creative and spiritually grounded day.

From Beginning to End and Back

Sunday, May 8, 2016

May 8: Mother Earth Direction

Reasoning by Singing Man

The Mother Earth Direction is the fifth of the Seven Sacred Directions.  On the medicine wheel it is represented by the color green.  Since the beginning of time, people of all cultures have developed a reverence for the Mother of all things, maintaining that the Earth is their mother.  Then, there are those who continue to destroy the very essence of our Mother.  Our Sacred Mother is rebelling through earthquakes, weather calamities, and global warning.  We are taught never to forget this direction in our prayers and ceremonies.  I say these things so that we as the two-legged mammals, can be more respectful to our wonderful mother and begin to take care of her for all of our relations.  Most people would never harm their own mother.  If she were sick, would we not nurse her back to health?  Our Earth Mother has become very ill.  She is running a fever.  If she gets sick enough she will die.  If she dies, all of Creation will die.

All is not lost, there are many things we can do to prevent any more damage from happening.  Singing Man will discuss basic philosophies to help us to maintain our respect and reverence for Mother Earth.

Mother Earth Direction

Sunday, May 1, 2016

May 1: What Makes One a Fool?

Reasoning by Pastor Sherry Petro-Surdel

What is the difference between a wise person and a fool? It is definitely not about one’s education or status. Wisdom is our individual ability to use our experiences and our insight to make decisions of higher good. This Reasoning will look at the characteristics of A Fool and A Wise Person. Come see where you fall in these categories.

What Makes One a Fool?

Sunday, April 24, 2016

April 24: Awestruck

Reasoning by Pastor Sherry Petro-Surdel

Oh the wonder of it all! There is a new psychology called Wonder therapy. Research has shown that it can diminish anxiety and increase enjoyment. It is also a way to tame the “monkey mind” and remove the “tyranny of the ego.” How awestruck are you? Your answers to a few simple questions can determine that. Awe is a next of kin to gratitude and we all know how powerful it is to be in a state of gratitude. Now imagine a tool alongside of gratitude which can elevate our experience.


Sunday, April 17, 2016

April 17: Outwitting the Devil, Freedom and Success

Reasoning by Pastor Sherry Petro-Surdel

Whatever your belief system is regarding “The Devil”, what will be presented this Sunday could be one of the most important revelations of our time on this subject.
For over 70 years a manuscript was hidden. Most recently it was found and released to the public. It is a dialogue with the opposite of God. There are amazing revelations that can free us and our minds so that we can soar. You will not want to miss this Reasoning.

Outwitting the Devil, Freedom and Success

Link to YouTube video - The interview with the Devil from Napoleon Hill