Spiritual Leader Message

 by Dr. Bob Churilla

There is a chill in the evening air. Tree leaves are beginning to turn red. Leaves are beginning to fall from the trees. For many farmers, harvest time has come. Metaphysically, what does fall mean for each of us on the spiritual journey? Are we bringing in our harvest? What progress have we made on the spiritual path?

Let us look back over what good we have brought in from our harvest. Maybe we have learned some new insights based on some books we have read or a class we have taken. Someone may have come into our lives and influenced us, much as a teacher would. Maybe we have seen improvement or consistency in some spiritual practice. It is possible we are slower to react to people that trigger us. We have brought in our harvest.

The fall of our spiritual lives is a time of reflection. We have come a long way over the year. Now it is time to bring in our harvest of good. Let us celebrate our accomplishments. Let us be thankful for all those who have assisted us on our path. It is a time to relax and enjoy the fruits of our labor. For the best is yet to come.