My Dear Friends and Fellow Students of The Urantia Book, I hope you are all doing well! It has been a tumultuous year. Many of you may be feeling psychologically bruised or wounded with the circumstances of the lockdown as you live with the ever-present possibility of catching COVID-19. It has been a particularly stressful … read more of President’s Report – Spring 2020.
10 October 2020 Post COVID Spiritual Life Long ago in 2018 when we first started to plan this conference, we picked a theme based on 2020 representing perfect vision, and were looking forward to exploring the hindsight, insight and foresight offered by The Urantia Book. Sadly, we were not given the foresight to predict COVID, … read more of Virtual ANZURA Annual Conference 2020.
In Paper 151, Tarrying and Teaching by the Seaside, Jesus started to change his teaching methods by using parables to transmit the truths he wanted to convey. The Apostles all had a go at interpreting the Parable of the Sower and ended up with very different interpretations. Then, at the end of Section 3 (More … read more of The Parable of the Sower.
(Editor’s note: this was presented by Marion at the 1997 Conference in Sydney) Our mission here on this planet is to strive to become Godlike, but the leap from mortal kind like us to God is unimaginably huge, as the authors of The Urantia Book never tire of reminding us! We are told that the … read more of Where are the Daughters of God?.
(Editor’s note: This was written by Nigel Nunn when he was editor of the Arena, September 1995) A shiver of satisfaction ripples through the Supreme when a human becomes dependable. But when a group of agondonter humans rises out of the mire of self-interest, cultural bondage and planetary delusions, and commits itself to gather dependably … read more of Editor’s Notebook.
As a boy of 13 he was now to see for the first time the Holy City. His heart beat fast with joyous anticipation of soon beholding the city and house of his heavenly Father. His dad told him it was just beyond the ridge of the Mount of Olives. From the time of leaving … read more of The Temple Deep Clean.
The manner in which the Universal Father sojourns with the creatures of time is the most profound of all universe mysteries; the divine presence in the mind of man is the mystery of mysteries. [Paper 1:4.1, page 26.3] The technique whereby the Thought Adjuster is able to make his eternal presence known to the material … read more of Creative Imagination in Prayer and Worship.
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 Are You Lonesome Tonight?.
The Big Picture This work is dealing with business concepts that can be used by any organization or commercial enterprise as a guide for the best possible practices based on the highest human values. Any enterprise which applies the principles and concepts described in The Urantia Book, is one based on ethics, honesty, the Golden … read more of Business on Urantia.
Martin McBurney, long time reader of The Urantia Book sadly passed away in July after a prolonged illness. He was a well-loved friend and kindred spirit to many in the Urantia community. He hosted and masterminded a memorable conference in Warburton, Victoria in 1990 with a theme titled “Shepherd’s Pie”. Here are a few words … read more of Farewell Martin McBurney.