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Rev. Kathy McCall

Rev. Kathy McCall

Our Minister, Rev. Kathy McCall, shares words of wisdom here each week. Come back often for insight, inspiration, and motivation for living a more meaningful, spiritually directed life.


Rise Up and Reclaim Your True Identity!

It’s resurrection time again! That means we must to be ready to sacrifice the old and embrace the new. Are you ready? It can be quite a challenge to release and let go of favorite habits, negative thinking, fear, resentment, and a host of ego’s behaviors. For some, it is…

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Questions to Ask Yourself

Spring is here and Easter is almost upon us! We can see it in the flower buds starting to blossom, in the slightly warmer weather, in the feeling of anticipation in the air. This is the time of new beginnings. The Spring Equinox should be the real “New Year,” according…

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Spring Festival is Upon Us!

Sunday the 14th is the first day of Holy Week. It represents the last week in the life of Jesus, complete with all of its ups and downs: from the high of baptism, to the low of temptation, to the high of teaching, to the low of casting out the…

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Everyone and Everything Belongs

The World Religion Series we just completed at Unity of South Bay was a reminder of larger community. Having visits from the leaders of the different faith groups we covered (Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism and Islam) made us more aware of spiritual communities beyond our own. It was one of…

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Grateful for Unity

My mother introduced me to “New Thought” when I was a teenager. She used to subscribe to Science of Mind magazine back then, and she would share passages and articles with me and we would discuss it for hours! (Science of Mind was the original name of what became “Religious…

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Exploring Judaism

One of my dear friends is Jewish. She and I lived with several other roommates in San Francisco in the late ’60s. We also traveled through Mexico together. She did not really practice her faith, but when we returned to Salt Lake City, I was invited to meet her very…

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Exploring Christianity

Many who find Unity have left a more “mainstream” Christian Church. Or others are unchurched or already metaphysically or mystically inclined. So Unity easily becomes a match with its basic principles, lack of dogma, and acceptance of all people. Since in Unity we differ in some of our beliefs from…

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Exploring Islam

My first experience being in a Muslim Country was visiting Egypt in 2011. We arrived in Cairo at night, and the weather was beautiful and balmy. The drive to our hotel went right past Mubarak’s Presidential Palace, which felt surreal since this was right after the Revolution in which he…

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Exploring Hinduism

This is Week 1 of our six-week World Religion Series. We begin with Hinduism. Though not Indian, Larisa Stow is a long-time student of Hinduism and a Hindu Musician as well, often performing with her band, “Larisa Stow & Shakti Tribe.” She will be playing some Kirtan Music on Sunday…

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Paraphrased from Wikipedia: “Valentine’s Day originated as a Western Christian Feast Day and is recognized as a significant cultural, religious, and commercial celebration of romance and romantic love in many regions around the world, although it is not a public holiday in any country. Some stories tell of Saint Valentine…

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