The Beginning of Unity and Vegetarianism

Unity founders Charles and Myrtle Fillmore became vegetarians in the 1890s, and their views on vegetarianism began surfacing in public as early as 1903. In those early teachings, Charles expressed his understanding of a person’s diet and the important connectivity it has to spirituality, saying cell regeneration is aided by consuming food of the “highest and purest character....

If You Won’t Take Her, the Catholic Church Will

At the time, Natalie was 7, Kate 6, and me 5. Natalie and Kate lived on the fifth floor, and I lived on the third, in a tired Bronx brownstone at the corner of Aquaduct and 183rd. I adored them. I looked up to them. I copied everything they said and did. But as the youngest, I was dispensable and, according to them, quite annoying. Yet they magnanimously allowed me to tag along on adventures....

Creating the Health We Desire

In the first installment of this healthy lifestyle series from Susan Smith Jones, Ph.D., we will learn what led her down the path of healthy living and how it influenced her career. You can accomplish anything if you do not accept limitations … whatever you make up your mind to do, you can do.—Paramahansa Yogananda At 17 years old, my grandmother Fritzie taught me to live a sacred...

Prayer Shawl Group

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