A Reflection on ‘Insensitive’ Words in The Urantia Book (Presented at the October 2020 online ANZURA conference) The focus of this article is on language – and specifically on what I am calling ‘insensitive’ language. This labelling is, by definition, subjective and words that might offend one person do not have the same effect on … read more of Language Matters.
(Presented at the October 2020 online ANZURA conference) Norman: COVID 19 has put the entire world through a period of great challenge. One of the reasons a virus like this is such a challenge is because it affects peoples’ lives in a very mortal sense. The threat of dying suddenly raises deep anxiety in people. … read more of Post Covid 19 Spirituality.
Urantia Activities in Australia and New Zealand (Presented at the October 2020 online ANZURA Conference) Much on ANZURA’s website – like other websites – is an archive, and I hope you will agree, a very valuable resource – both for aiding in study and for keeping our memories alive. Good memories can be energizing especially … read more of A Bit of History.
Video 4D The Urantia Book presents a cosmology that stirs the soul: a central and perfect universe, fringed by spacetime shallows in which finaliters are born; finaliters, destined to launch from this cosmic continental shelf into oceanic depths, seeding the light and life of personality throughout nested levels of outer space. Soul stirring indeed! … read more of Ancient Orvonton, and a Young Cosmic Web.
One of the few topics that we are told led to Jesus being stirred within his spirit was the inference that we should all see alike. When asked by James Zebedee Master, how shall we learn to see alike and thereby enjoy more harmony among ourselves? (141:5.1) Jesus replied: “James, James, when did I teach you … read more of Think Alike – Necessary or Unnecessary?.
In this collection of short papers, the study of ethics is taken to a universal level. They apply to the highest forms of behavior relative to progress for each of us in the realms ahead. They go beyond the application of ethics at the mortal level of functioning where they are the basis of our … read more of Universal Ethics – Concepts from The Urantia Book.
Mining the Archives (Editor’s Note: Mining the Archives is a collection of articles that have been published in various newsletters over the years and have been lying buried in the archives. A team of volunteers have been “mining the archives” for the gems, so now we can bring them into the light of day to share using … read more of The Mind Arena of Choice.
(Robert Venosa (1936 -2011) was an artist and also a Urantia Book reader who lived and worked in Boulder, US and in Spain. This poem was taken from his book, Noospheres 1991) An eternal Light from the infinite source An idea in motion on an infinite course Guided by love and powered by light, One … read more of Amarantos.
The Australia and New Zealand Urantia Association (ANZURA) is made up of individuals who desire to assist in fostering the study of The Urantia Book and the dissemination of its teachings throughout Australia and New Zealand. It seeks to do this by providing interactive learning environments in which students may deepen and broaden their knowledge of the book and … read more of About ANZURA.
For a High Degree of Universal Achievement This sequential list of quotations from the teachings contained in The Urantia Book has been arranged into thirteen courses. It allows study within a specific framework. In this course, that topic is motivation. The Urantia Book is the Master Motivator. The framework for Mota-vation is based on … read more of Mota – Vation.