Course Descriptions

“Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Spiritual and Self Help Courses

Calgary Centre for Spiritual Living offers a variety of spiritual and self help registered courses that can help you to expand beyond your boundaries and step into your magnificence. Get ready to make a real connection to Spirit by using ancient and modern spiritual practices. Participate in classes taught by amazing New Thought teachers. Discover your inherent creative power.

Classes usually run 6:30pm to 9 pm one weekday per week for eight to ten weeks. Take course at the Calgary Centre for Spiritual in person or online through Zoom. Check the Events Calendar for upcoming dates and times. To register contact office@calgarycsl.org. If you would like more information or if there is a course you would like to see offered at the Calgary Centre for Spiritual Living please contact the spiritual director at drpat@calgarycsl.org to make a request.

Our parent organization, Centers for Spiritual Living, provides education that transforms lives, igniting the potential of each individual to connect with their True Self and to apply and express love, and facilitates personal and global stewardship, healing and connection. Their mission is to continuously create a profound, professional, and provocative curriculum with emphasis on the consciousness as embodied and taught by Dr. Ernest Holmes. They produce curriculum that includes the practices of Spiritual Mind Treatment, Meditation, and Visioning, and is consistent with the philosophy of Science of Mind, while reflecting ageless wisdom and exploring new ideas from modern science, quantum physics, and psycho-spiritual approaches to Truth.

 

Foundations of Science of Mind

Foundations of Science of Mind is the entry-level class in the study of the Science of Mind and is the suggested prerequisite to all other classes. You will be introduced to the basics of the Science of Mind, Meditation, Spiritual Mind Treatment, Visioning and other Universal Spiritual Principles and Practices.

Each week will consist of the exploration of spiritual principles and spiritual practices that support those principles. You will learn to use the creative process as well as powerful and practical tools to “change your thinking, change your life” and you’ll experience this adventure with like-minded people from all over the world.

In addition to reading and writing exercises each week, there are guided meditations and exercises to assist you in applying, embracing and incorporating Science of Mind Principles in your own life.

Textbook: 

Science of Mind, The Complete Edition by Ernest Holmes.

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10 weeks (each class is 2.5 hours per week plus homework)

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Meditation Is More Than You Think

9 Health Benefits of Daily Meditation to Reduce Stress

This is an introductory meditation course that begins with the beginner and moves step by step through the powerful tool of meditation in many different modalities. Topics include meditation with light, mantras, sound, movement, breathing, and more. Each week is very experiential with various forms of meditation that the student can then take with them for a richer practice at home.

Textbook:

An Easy Guide to Meditation by Roy Eugene Davis

Journey of Awakening by Ram Dass OR An Easy Guide to Meditation by Roy Eugene Davis

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8 weeks (each class is 2.5 hours per week plus homework)

Prosperity Plus

Ready to enjoy abundance on a whole new level? You can with Prosperity Plus. This course offers a proven path to increasing prosperity in your life and will open you to experience greater abundance in ALL areas: relationships, career/business, health and spirituality.

You will learn:

  • Techniques to dissolving the blocks that are sabotaging your success.
  • The art and science of true transformation.
  • How giving of your time, talent and treasure unleashes the flow of your highest good and abundance.
  • The meaning of living full spectrum wealth in every area of your life.
  • And so much more!
Based on the powerful program developed by best-selling author & spiritual teacher Mary Morrissey.

You'll be asked to tithe of your treasure and your time and talents each week empowering you to experience prosperity in every area of your life.

Prerequisite not required.

Textbook: 

Prosperity Plus participant package by Mary Morrissey

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7 weeks (each class is 2.5 hours per week plus homework)

Treatment and Meditation

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Treatment and Meditation: Spiritual Practices for Daily Living focuses on the student developing lifetime habits of meditation and Spiritual Mind Treatment. Spiritual Mind Treatment for oneself is reviewed and strengthened, and then students advance to treating for other people.

Textbooks: 

Can We Talk to God? by Ernest Holmes
Journey of Awakening by Ram Dass

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10 weeks (each class is 2.5 hours per week plus homework)

Mind Body Connection

Understanding chronic pain: The mind-body connection -- Health ...

This course is designed to give the student a greater understanding of the mind/body connection, and the important role consciousness plays in the healing process. This course is a clear, step by step process that begins with Principle, deals with the emotional issues surrounding the body, gives emphasis to effective meditation, unlearning old concepts of duality and disease. This course is ideal for the beginner or the advanced student who desires a deeper understanding of physical healing.

Textbooks: 

Science of Mind, The Complete Edition? by Ernest Holmes
Reinventing The Body, Resurrecting The Soul by Deepak Chopra

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10 weeks (each class is 2.5 hours per week plus homework)

Practical Mysticism

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This course is an exploration of mysticism, what it is and what it is not. It provides the framework for the student to live a more mystical life in present time. Each student sets a personal intention for their lives. Emphasis is given to the practice of meditation and the practice of witnessing consciousness. This course is ideal for those seeking to deepen their own awareness of the Divine reality in daily living.

Textbook:

The Foundations of Mysticism by Joel Goldsmith

Entering the Castle: Finding the Inner Path to God and Your Soul’s Purpose by Caroline Myss

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10 weeks (each class is 2.5 hours per week plus homework)

Power of Your Word

Power of Your Word explores Spiritual Mind Treatment by examining each stage of treatment in depth. This course enhances and encourages the development of personal spiritual practice in life.

In this class you will learn how to identify the underlying factors for effective prayer, describe prayer content and write affirmations and treatments that address personal desires and needs for yourself and others. On a personal level, you will learn how to identify any personal limiting beliefs and describe situations in which you interrupt your prayers.

Power of Your Word explores what it means to pray continuously and aids in designing and/or deepening a spiritual practice that will continue to feed your spiritual life. Come discover the Power of Your Word.

**Foundations of Science of Mind is a required pre-requisite for this class

Textbooks: 

Can We Talk to God? by Ernest Holmes
How to Use the Science of Mind by Ernest Holmes

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8 weeks (each class is 2.5 hours per week plus homework)

Essential Ernest Holmes

This course gleans the most pivotal and powerful material from the extensive writings of the founder of the Science of Mind, Dr. Ernest Holmes.

During this course, you will:

  • Explore the most important teachings of Dr. Holmes and experience the vast depth and power of this master metaphysician’s concepts
  • Enhance your application of Spiritual Mind Treatment (affirmative prayer) along with other tools of our teaching
  • Discover Dr. Holmes’ intriguing notions on significant aspects of our experience, such as life after death
  • Expand your consciousness and deepen your embodiment of spiritual principle
  • Realize the impact of Dr. Holmes' vision: “That the living Spirit shall through us walk anew into Its own creation and a new glory come with a new dawn.”

Prerequisite: Beyond Limits

Textbook: 

The Essential Ernest Holmes by Dr. Ernest Holmes

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8 weeks (each class is 2.5 hours per week plus homework)

Exploring Roots of Science of Mind

The Roots of the Science of Mind is a transformational course and a fascinating journey through the minds of New Thought luminaries who greatly influenced Ernest Holmes, the founder of Religious Science.

Truth lives on through the works of the authors and spiritual pioneers that we study: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Judge Thomas Troward, and Emma Curtis Hopkins.

You will deepen your understanding of the philosophical foundation of Religious Science and other New Thought teachings, and be inspired by the power of the written word. Of equal importance, we will focus on how these powerful teachings can be APPLIED today… in the laboratory of our lives.

**Foundations of Science of Mind is a suggested prerequisite for this class, but is not required.

Textbooks: 

The Science of Mind, The Complete Edition by Ernest Holmes
Emerson’s Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The Edinburgh Lectures by Thomas Troward
Scientific Christian Mental Practice by Emma Curtis Hopkins

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10 weeks (each class is 2.5 hours per week plus homework)

Emerson’s Essays 

LITERATURE - Ralph Waldo Emerson - YouTube

Ralph Waldo Emerson has been the most quoted, most inspirational writer in America for over a hundred years. The American voice in Self-Reliance and The Oversoul has influenced the New Thought movement profoundly. Emerson is quoted by all the great metaphysical writers, and he was the first to break through traditional Christianity in such a way as to inspire multitudes to higher thought. Background information on Emerson's times and his fellow members of the Transcendentalist circle is covered. They include Bronson Alcott, Margaret Fuller, Henry David Thoreau, and Walt Whitman.

Textbooks:

Emerson’s Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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8 weeks (each class is 2.5 hours per week plus homework)

Essential Emma Curtis Hopkins

Emma Curtis Hopkins Home Page

Emma Curtis Hopkins' course is designed to move the committed student from “zero to healer” in twelve lessons. Unveiling Your Hidden Power: THE WORKBOOK and THE TEXT include a "translated" text of her 12 lessons into modern language, along with daily practices.

Textbook:

Unveiling Your Hidden Power by Emma Curtis Hopkins

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12 weeks (each class is 2.5 hours per week plus homework)

The Power of Decision

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The Power of Decision class is designed to empower students to reach independent decisions, which enhance the quality of their lives. Based on the powerful metaphysical classic, this course is valuable for both the new and experienced student.

Textbooks:

The Power of Decision by Raymond Charles Barker

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8 weeks (each class is 2.5 hours per week plus homework)