Archive for July, 2011

5 Ways to Sneak In a Meditation

July 27, 2011

Do you have a problem making time to meditate? Perhaps you find yourself multi-tasking, even in the midst of a meditation! Here are five quick ways to sneak a meditation into your daily routine, and as a result, experience a transformation in your life! Try each one at least three times, and see what works for you.

#1: Deliberately Move More Slowly. Make a conscious decision to deliberately do whatever it is you are doing at a slower pace. Simply imagine you are on a “Slo-Mo” setting. As you do whatever it is you are doing, begin to notice how your body feels as you move. Become aware of how your breathing changes as you slow your movements down. As you become more consciously aware of your being, spend a few moments in gratitude.

#2: Alphabetically Affirm. Run through the alphabet, creating a positive, affirming word for each letter. For example, Appreciative; Beautiful; Creative; Delightful, Enthusiastic… Then simply put the words “I am…” in front of each word and say it as an affirmation — and say it with FEELNG!

#3: Perform The Smile Exercise. Take a few deep breaths to focus and become consciously aware of yourself. Put all your attention on your face, with particular focus on the right and left sides of your mouth. Create a half smile by lifting only the right corner of your mouth. Notice how this feels. Bring it back to neutral, and lift only the left corner of your mouth. Again, pay attention to how this feels. Bring it back to neutral, close your eyes and breathe deeply. Now open your eyes and lift both corners of your mouth at the same time. Keep going until you have a huge smile, showing teeth proudly! Notice how this feels. Breathe deeply and spend a few minutes reflecting on everything you are grateful for in your life.

#4: Transform a Meal into a Meditation. As you sit down to eat, pause and look at your food. Appreciate the texture and colors of what is on your plate. Notice the way the food is arranged, and experience a sense of gratitude for its journey to become your meal. Eat slowly, with intention, becoming aware of how the food feels in your mouth, enjoying the taste of every bite. Allow your meal to become a time of quiet reflection and awareness.

#5: Make Joy Your Choice. As you become aware that you are dreading something (i.e., a meeting, a discussion with someone who is angry, a project that is difficult, a teacher conference, a home owners meeting, a doctor’s visit), take a moment and breathe deeply. As you become aware of your breathing, begin mentally affirming “I choose to do this with joy.” Continue repeating this mantra until you feel a shift in your heart center. Claim joy as your inner attitude, regardless of what it is you are facing.

These techniques may sound too simple to be profound, but you will be amazed at the difference each one can make as you move through your hectic day. Not only will you feel more centered and connected with Spirit, you will see a dramatic improvement in how effectively you are performing as well!


David Hiller Workshop: Now is the Time to Do Greater Things ~ Nov. 6

July 14, 2011

Don’t miss this fabulous workshop: Now is the Time to Do Greater Things!

The Christ said that “We can do all the things He did and Greater”   2011 is the time to activate that truth! 

Sunday, November 6, 2011 

Imagine – doing all the things Christ did & greater!

Learn how to synchronize the mind and the heart to create miraculous outcomes

  • Experience an exceptional Psych-K process to install and activate the Christ belief that “We can do all the things he did and Greater” into the Subconscious
  • Learn how to give and receive powerful laying- on- of- hands healing and prayer
  • Angelic Healing Experience

Join Rev. David Hiller for the Service and Workshop at 1:00 – 4:00 pm 

2604-H Carver St., Durham, NC 27705 * (919) 471-3504 

Workshop presented in support of your magnificence!

 Suggested Donation:  $22 – $33 * No one turned away.

Need some One-on-One time? David is available for private counseling and Psych-K sessions on

Monday, November 7 at $65/hr. Call the church at (919) 471-3504.                    

David Hiller has a Master’s Degree in Counseling and serves as an Interfaith Minister, Spiritual Counselor, Psych-K Consultant, and Healer.  He has conducted healing and fear release seminars for 27 years in churches, hospitals, colleges, and mental health agencies & has witnessed thousands of miracles.  David & his wife, Margaret, co-authored the popular New Thought book, “Dare to Dream – Healing Fears, Creating Miracles & Living Your Dreams.”  He is available for individual sessions by phone at (843) 333-8260.

Monthly Activity Report for June, 2011

July 12, 2011

Adult Spiritual Education ~ Monthly Activity Report, June 2011

Wednesdays, June 1-15 ~ Meditation Class, led by Rev. Cher Holton

Sunday, June 12 ~ Healing Class: Spiritual Healing and Healing Touch, led by Rev. Vi Schonhardt and Patricia Skinner

Sunday, June 12 ~ Board Training, conducted for UCR by Revs. Cher & Bil Holton

Saturday, June 25 ~ Forgiveness Workshop, led by Jim Dincalci

===== Other Items of Interest =========

SEE canceled due to low sign up.

Friday, June 24 ~ UCR and USLC ministers retreat

Postings to Adult Spiritual Education Blog.

Planning for upcoming months!


Cher & Bil


Drs. Bil & Cher Holton

Spiritual Leaders—Unity Spiritual Life Center

2604-H Carver Street, Durham, NC 27705-2796

Church Office Phone: 919.471.3504

Home Office Phone: 919.767.9620

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