Mind Over Matter – Spirit Over Mind

The Challenge of Choice As a clinical psychologist, I often present my clients with the assertion: “Most of our life is spent in a mindless state!” This is usually met with expressions of bemusement or puzzlement, or a knowing nod of the head. But what am I getting at when I make such a bold … read more of Mind Over Matter – Spirit Over Mind.

Attaining the Highest Levels of Self-Realisation

Presented at the Tasmanian Conference, October 2010 The highest levels of self-realization are attained by worship and service. [Paper 140:4.6, Page 1572.6] The more closely man approaches God through love, the greater the reality—actuality—of that man. [Paper 117:4.1, Page 1285:3] Key Questions for the Conference: Why are worship and service linked together so often in … read more of Attaining the Highest Levels of Self-Realisation.

Proclaiming the Religion of Jesus: an Interfaith Perspective

(Presented at the 2018 Conference at Alexandra Headland, QLD) We live in a troubled world! A cursory glance at the state of things through the eyes of our modern media would suggest that we have plenty to be concerned about. And yet, as Urantia Book students, we are comforted by the promise that our planet … read more of Proclaiming the Religion of Jesus: an Interfaith Perspective.

Equipped to be Teachers of the Religion of Jesus

 Are You Willing? Are You Ready? We are standing on the brink of a spiritual renaissance, the likes of which, has never been seen before…. It is easy to become discouraged when one looks at the divided and factionalized state of this world. How on earth, we might ask, is this planet Urantia, and its … read more of Equipped to be Teachers of the Religion of Jesus.

Attaining the Highest Level of Self-Realization

The highest levels of self-realization are attained by worship and service. [Paper 140:4.6, page 1572.6] The more closely man approaches God through love, the greater the reality—actuality—of that man. [Paper 117:4.14, page 1285.3] KEY QUESTIONS FOR THE CONFERENCE: Why are worship and service linked together so often in the UB? What is ‘self-realization’? – The realization or … read more of Attaining the Highest Level of Self-Realization.

Touching The Divine

This is the second in a series of articles dealing with the ultimate human experience. In this article, I wish to explore the central and critical role of prayer and especially worship in both our individual and collective lives. In my last article, “The Ultimate Human Experience”, I highlighted the extraordinary, breath-taking, and mind-boggling fact … read more of Touching The Divine.

The Ultimate Human Experience

This is the first in a series of articles that will bring us face to face with the ultimate human experience. I wish to explore what I believe to be the fundamental life questions: How do we become like God? How do we do the will of God? What is the ultimate human experience? We … read more of The Ultimate Human Experience.

How I found The Urantia Book

Presentation to ANZURA Annual Conference—Melbourne 2007 My very first contact with The Urantia Book was in 1993 when I walked into my local public library in Perth, Western Australia and,  as was my custom, went straight to the “Religion” section. There staring me in the face was this enormous hard-covered blue volume with an intriguing … read more of How I found The Urantia Book.