Seattle Unity Sermon Video 06-25-2017—”Seeds of Transformation”

Sunday Service Video June 25th, 2017—”Seeds of Transformation”—Here is the link and player to the Sunday sermon from 06-25-2017, with Rev. Karen Lindvig’s sermon titled “Seeds of Transformation.”In this sermon, Karen describes mental frameworks for transformation in a number of ways: she draws from the transformation of a catterpillar to a butterfly through the process of metamorphosis; she recommends ways of confronting fears to seed one’s own transformation; she describes inspiration through art such as the Roger Waters (Pink Floyd) concert in Tacoma; and she advocates a recognition that the world itself—civilization on Earth—is in the midst of transformation.

 

Rev. Karen Lindvig Sermon “Seeds of Transformation”

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SERMON SUMMARY

http://seattleunity.org—In this Sunday sermon titled “Seeds of Transformation,” Rev. Karen Lindvig elaborates on the Annual Theme of the Transformational Journey. In this sermon, Karen describes mental frameworks for transformation in a number of ways: she draws from the transformation of a catterpillar to a butterfly through the process of metamorphosis; she recommends ways of confronting fears to seed one’s own transformation; she describes inspiration through art such as the Roger Waters (Pink Floyd) concert in Tacoma; and she advocates a recognition that the world itself—civilization on Earth—is in the midst of transformation. The profound message of this sermon offers seeds of transformation, mental seeds, that can grow, if cultivated and nourished the growing garden of our inner mindscape.

Quotations related to this sermon:

Dean Jackson: “When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty, but of her weirdness. They wanted her to change back into what she always had been. But she had wings.”

Alan Cohen: “Scared and sacred are spelled with the same letters. Awful proceeds from the same root word as awesome. Terrify and terrific. Every negative experience holds the seed of transformation.”

Amit Ray: “Meditation is the process of transformation and beautification of soul from a leaf-eating caterpillar to a nectar-sipping butterfly. It grows with the wings of love and compassion.”

Carl June: “Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakes.”

Luke 5:28: And amazement seized them all, and they glorified God and were filled with awe, saying, “We have seen strange things today.”

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