NEW MOON MEDITATION
“Strengthening the Hands of the New Group of World Servers”
Friday, August 14, 2015
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Meditation is the primary form of service for those following a spiritual path. It is a means of cooperation and alignment with hierarchical intent. The new moon period follows upon the cycle of outbreathing in the rhythmic cycles of the breath; it is a time of pause wherein together we can establish a soul-mind-brain alignment. During this period we work in thought to concretize the ideas and impressions received at the time of the full moon period and undertake the sometimes difficult process of translating them into practical plans that can be of service in the world.. The effect of this meditative effort is to enhance the many ways in which the “power of the one Life” and the “love of the one soul” are working out through all true servers everywhere.
The meetings will be held in the library of our offices at 120 Wall St., 24th floor; it will include a brief talk on the theme Rebuilding the Shrine of Human Living: ‘The Children of the World’, group discussion and meditation. Please call or email us prior to the meeting. . Please call or email us prior to the meeting. We can also register you automatically for each meeting if you let us know of your interest. Meetings start at 6 pm and the door will be closed at 6:15 pm.
I ask you to drop your antagonisms and your antipathies, your hatreds and your racial differences, and attempt to think in terms of the one family, the one life, and the one humanity.(Alice Bailey)
...any doctrine of superiority based on racial differentiation is scientifically false, morally condemnable, socially unjust and dangerous…there is no justification for racial discrimination, in theory or in practice, anywhere. (From the Preamble to the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination)
The following publications from UNICEF will be helpful in seeding the group mind for the discussion period:
Between the World and Me Book Club:Your Critical Thoughts –Chris Bodenner, The Atlantic Monthly, July 26, 2015--download at:
- "American Racism in the 'White Frame,'" by George Yancy and Joe Feagin. July 27, 2015, The Opinion Pages, The Opinionator, New York Times - download at: http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/07/27/american-racism-in-the-white-frame/?emc=edit_ee_20150728&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=59398866&_r=0
- Final chapter of Nelson Mandela’s autobiographyThe Long Walk to Freedom(go to page 100)--download at:https://archive.org/stream/LongWalkToFreedomNelsonMandela.pdf/Long%20Walk%20to%20Freedom%20Nelson%20Mandela.pdf_djvu.txt
Theme and Thoughts for Discussion:
"Bridging from Separateness to the One Humanity--Healing Race Relations." What is the contribution each individual can make to bridge towards racial harmony in our world? The person of goodwill rejects outright any obvious forms of prejudice but still may unconsciously support ideas and attitudes that impute superiority or inferiority. An intelligent and reflective thinking through to an eventual thoughtform of solution can help free us from cultural conditioning and provide a bridge towards Aquarian values.