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Video: There is More to Us than We Realize, with Edward Viljoen

Join me in affirming this week:

I open my mind and my heart to allow the Divine to express through me, and to guide me to do what is mine to do.

I sometimes wonder if what I do, say, or think can possibly make enough of an impact in the world to make a difference. It helps to remember the Starfish Story attributed to Loren Eisley that tell of a young boy picking up stranded starfish on the beach and throwing them back into the ocean. A man asks him what he is doing to which the boy replies “If I don’t throw them back, they’ll die.” The man points out that there are miles of beach and hundreds of starfish and that the boy is not likely to make much of a difference. The boy listens and then bends down to pick up another star fish. He flings it into the ocean and says “It made a difference to that one.”

There is a phrase in our teaching that says “we believe in our own soul, our own spirit, and our own destiny.” We may not always be able to see the long view of how everything is connected and how everything works out; however, we are convinced that everything we do, say, and think matters—if not to us immediately, to someone or something, now, or at some time we cannot know of.

I invite you to join me in affirming the quotation above and posting it on the social media of your choice. If you have done so, I would love to hear from you about the results.  You can email me at edward@cslsr.org. I’d love to hear from you.

Don’t forget to tag your affirmation with the tags #TheGlobalVision and #AWorldThatWorksForEveryone 

Warm regards,
Edward Viljoen

Dr. Edward Viljoen, author of The Power of Meditation, speaks at The Center for Spiritual Living, Santa Rosa

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Immersed in an Atmosphere of Exotic Beauty, Spiritual Devotion and Splendid Nature. Travel to Bali with Edward Viljoen


Imagine waking up in paradise, joining your fellow travelers for a daily spiritual practice of reciting the Gayatri Mantra (I'll teach you how), Yoga (accessible to everyone, even beginners) and spiritual community. 

That's what I'm going to be facilitating for Spirit Tours this coming January 2017:

A pilgrimage to the Island of the Gods, where 'holding this sacred space' is a way of life.

With daily spiritual practice, optional yoga/light stretching, facilitated tours to some of Bali's holiest sites, complimentary massage and so much more.

You will be immersed in an atmosphere of exotic beauty, spiritual devotion and splendid nature.

A Journey to Bali - Island of the Gods
January 3rd , 2017 to January 13th , 2017           

Join me on a pilgrimage to the Islands of the Gods, where Holding the sacred space is a way of life. With daily spiritual practice, facilitated tours to some of Bali holiest sites, cultural integration into Balinese life, Balinese blessings by holy Balinese priest you will be immersed in an atmosphere of exotic beauty, spiritual devotion and splendid nature.
  •  $3189 land only
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What is mine to do, with Edward Viljoen


What is mine to do?  That is a worthy question for all spiritual seekers to consider.  We see a world in which we are called to conscious social action, guided by spiritual wisdom.  And each person is guided to respond to something different.  Each of us is guided to respond to what has heart and meaning, and each of our paths is different.  But when we fail to pay attention to what it is that is calling us into action, the result it that we do not live as powerfully as we might. 
And, what is mine to do will be different to what is yours to do.  For some of us the right thing to do is offer support in prayer, for others, we contribute from our wealth, for others we share our time, for others we become involved in organizations that support human dignity.  For all of us, there is something that wants to be done through us that only we can do.

Dr. Ernest Holmes wrote Humanity’s mind should swing from inspiration to action, from contemplation to accomplishment, from prayer to performance.  This would be a well-balanced existence.  In other words, there is a balance for each of us between action and spiritual practice.
Join me in affirming this week, “I affirm that every action I take, every situation I experience, every word I speak and every thought I have is a reflection of my faith that the Universe is conspiring for my good!.”

Every week I invite you to join me with this process of affirming an idea and posting it on the social media of your choice.  If you have done so, I would love to hear from you about the results.  You can email me at edward@cslsr.org.  I’d love to hear from you.

Don’t forget to tag your affirmation with the tags #TheGlobalVision and #AWorldThatWorksForEveryone




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Spiritual Guidance, Personal Responisbility and Conscious Social Action with Dr. Edward Viljoen



May at the Center is all about spiritual guidance, personal responsibility, and conscious social action. What a wonderful focus for this month leading up to our Presidential Primary Election on June 7 and our voter registration deadline of May 23. The idea in our month’s focus is that spiritual guidance is available for all if we would just take the time to access it. And that spiritual wisdom is available for all areas of life, even for how we exercise the privilege of participating in our nation’s elections.

Each person must participate and vote in a way that matches their values, and when each person takes the time to consult with the wisdom that is within them, we can be sure that each will make a right choice. It is when we don’t pay attention to the available spiritual guidance that concerns arise. Using the spiritual tools of meditation, contemplation, affirmation, spiritual study, selfless service, and gratitude, we can navigate through the fast paced, information dense weeks that are ahead of us with a sense of poise and inner peace.

Join me in affirming this month, “We see a world in which spiritual guidance is valued and where we are called to conscious social action.” Every week I invite you to join me with this process of affirming an idea and posting it on the social media of your choice. If you have done so, I would love to hear from you about the results. You can e-mail me at edward@cslsr.org. 


Don’t forget to tag your affirmation with the tags #TheGlobalVision and #AWorldThatWorksForEveryone.

Warm regards,
Edward Viljoen


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