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Talking to God: Where, When and How?

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 | 11:27 am

Do you ever find that your life is so messy that you just don’t know where to begin, especially when it comes to prayer? You aren’t alone, and there are ways that one can get through these times with a little helping hand from above. Contrary to popular opinio... More »


Start Your Week Off Right with Monday Night Meditation

Monday, July 25, 2016 | 11:36 am

Meditation brings benefits on both on mental and physical levels. It sharpens the mind by increasing focus and expands through relaxation. It also helps to reduce anxiety, brings emotional stability and brings awareness. It helps to lower the blood pressure, d... More »


The Importance of Giving Back

Thursday, March 3, 2016 | 4:49 pm

No matter how tough you think your life is there’s always someone who has to face challenges that are even tougher than yours. Giving back has a strong meaning – you give and nothing happens. No benefits for you, no recognition, no reward. Your biggest and sol... More »


Lent Opportunity: Mid-week Spiritual Renewal

Friday, February 19, 2016 | 1:44 am

A Wednesday Evening Prayer and Meditation is offered by La Cañada Presbyterian Church for the season of Lent, through March 23. The new series takes place Wednesdays from 6:15 to 7:00 p.m. in the church’s Cook Prayer Chapel, 626 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada.... More »


Your Success Seminar

Monday, December 7, 2015 | 1:05 pm

Everyone is curious about what makes a persona successful and short of going up and asking the most successful person, you know, it’s hard to find the answers you need. Consider underlying principles like intelligence, hard work and luck with a group of like-m... More »


Neighborhood Church: A Holiday Primer on Forgiveness and Kindness

Thursday, November 26, 2015 | 3:05 pm

The holidays are coming up and what better way to prepare than to stoke practices of kindness, compassion, and forgiveness! It can be a high pressure time, and everyone can prepare for showing up as our best, engaged selves through intentional work with the Bu... More »


Embracing the Beginning of Life

Friday, November 13, 2015 | 2:18 pm

Embracing the Beginning of Life seeks to build awareness within the parish in accordance with Vatican II’s Charter on Rights of the Family ‘Human Life must be respected and pro-tected absolutely from the moment of conception.’ Meetings are on the third Tuesday... More »


Lake Avenue Church: A Spirit-Synced Way of Life

Thursday, September 3, 2015 | 11:47 am

In Galatians 5-6 the Apostle Paul wrote compellingly about people’s search to know how to live life well.  He said that many have a strong inclination to sync up their lives either with their own internal desires or with the world’s values.  Following their ow... More »


Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church: “Vocation”

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 | 3:50 pm

Vocation (Latin–vocare: called) “Vocation” means a “call.” So, your vocation is what God calls you to do with your life. Everybody is called by God to know, love and serve Him. The difference is how each one does this. “Prayer itself, born in Catho... More »


Pasadena Christian Church: “Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart”

Friday, November 21, 2014 | 11:49 am

Just Bill ‘Give thanks With a Grateful Heart, ‘ is a favorite hymn of mine. Gratitude sets forth a firm backdrop for ministry as I begin partnership with you. The moment I stepped into the Pasadena pulpit, you welcomed me with gracious and loving hearts. I... More »


Lake Avenue Church: Wherever I Go

Monday, August 11, 2014 | 4:57 pm

This summer God has given me an opportunity to travel out of the state with some amazing people. While traveling I saw God through his beautiful creation. Now I see him everywhere I go. I’ve seen that no matter what you’ve done or where you have gone God w... More »