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.

Think Alike – Necessary or Unnecessary?

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?.

Universal Ethics – Concepts from The Urantia Book

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.

Mota – Vation

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.

The Parable of the Sower

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.

Where are the Daughters of God?

(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?.

The Temple Deep Clean

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.

Are You Lonesome Tonight?

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?.

Business on Urantia

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.