Notes from a sermon by Dr. Richard A. Wing, Co-Pastor
June 16, 2019
THE UNTETHERED SOUL – John 6: 56-69
We cannot learn our true purpose and meaning in life by focusing on ourselves.
The great gift of the Christian faith is that we are rescued from our self-obsession and our self-preoccupation. Michael Singer wrote in his book from which I took the sermon title, THE UNTETHERED SOUL: ”Your inner growth is completely dependent upon the realization that the only way to find peace and contentment is to STOP THINKING ABOUT YOURSELF.”
AA Members are clear that the aim of the program is to move from the mind that serves itself to the mind that serves others.The Gospel of John says, “Many of (the disciples of Jesus) turned away and no longer accompanied him.” Jesus cut through all of the fear that Peter had and said to him: “Do you also want to leave?”Continue reading