There is a middle ground in the debate between creation and evolution: It does not have to be creation or evolution, but can be both creation and evolution. This is the message of Divine Principle, when it suggests that internal and external truth should develop in full consonance.
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When I reflect back over these almost 40 years, my mind comes to the only conclusion possible – I never stopped walking Father’s Trail. There have been times in my life when I felt like I was still trudging through the mud trying to catch elusive goals, yet Father has always been on the shore giving guidance and inspiration. I realize that the heart of my own spiritual formation began right here and that following Father’s Trail has been a metaphor for my own spiritual life.
The fight for women’s rights was far from unified, despite the sanitized version of events often presented in history books.
The 30 second elevator speech ?
If we are no longer good, if we are no longer a God-centered culture, if we want to take God out of our schools, out of the pledge of allegiance and off of our money, do we really think that we can continue to be God’s champions? Are we so naive to believe that God will continue to bless us no matter what?
By Unificationist, the site means to embrace people who are members of or associated with the larger Unification community and share its ethical beliefs about life, that is regardless of abstract theological propositions.
Empathy connects us with our common humanity. It protects us from prejudice, blame and judgment – those things that divide us from each other.
Selected for the Cornerstone by Robin Graham (UTS’80)……………………Sexual energy is a powerful force. It has the potential to generate love, create life and lineage, and fuel our creative drive.
Directed poorly, it can also destroy the things we want most in life.
Evolution can be a problem for religious people, but it shouldn’t be; it is a completely sound scientific theory and thus should help us understand who we are, and how we came to be here. In terms of working for unity between science and religion, it is essential to accept evolution, not just play lip service to it.
Selected for the Cornerstone by William Selig (UTS ’81 and ’12)…………….Humble prophets are hard to find, especially in this election year, but they have a special vocation: to remind the skeptical that religion, which can indeed be divisive, is also a moral prod and an intellectual spark.