The Challenges of Diversity

Diversity is one of the dominant aspects of the universe as described in The Urantia Book. It pervades all of the grand universe, including spiritual and ascending beings and the physical environments.  Diversity presents challenges to us all as we go about our daily lives, but because of its never-ending and constantly expanding presence, it is very important to learn how to deal with it here on Urantia in preparation for our future universe career. Read More of The Challenges of Diversity.

True Success

(Editor’s note: This is an introduction to another well-researched study project undertaken by Neil Francey. Click on the links at the end to see the complete work.) The Harmonious Balance of Our Physical, Mental and Spiritual Energies The Papers in The Urantia Book teach personal growth as the proportional expansion of the whole self. This … read more of True Success.

New Zealand Corner

As I write this, our government has just announced a pause of the Trans-Tasman travel bubble for at least 8 weeks. This has caused quite some consternation and upheaval for thousands of New Zealanders who had gone to Australia to visit family and friends, reflecting the strong ties between our two countries. There will be … read more of New Zealand Corner.

President’s Report – Summer 2020

Dear Friends and Readers of The Urantia Book, Firstly, I would like to acknowledge and recognise the original and traditional custodians of this planet, The United Midwayers. This is my first Arena report as President of ANZURA. Our AGM was held virtually via Zoom on 21 November 2020 and elections were held for the positions … read more of President’s Report – Summer 2020.

2020 Annual Conference Report

Last year’s 2020 ANZURA conference, hosted by our New Zealand team was held as a virtual Zoom conference on 10th October. For all the reasons we’re only too familiar with by now, the theme was aptly titled Post COVID Spiritual Life. This was a “first” for ANZURA and while the virtual format is not as … read more of 2020 Annual Conference Report.

Language Matters

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.

Ancient Orvonton, and a Young Cosmic Web

  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.

The Mind Arena of Choice

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.

Amarantos

(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.

President’s Report – Spring 2020

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.