Posts Tagged ‘Mary Morrissey’

It is a unique thing to be working through a prosperity course and not being focused on “getting rich quick” or quick rich scheme or ponzi scheme if you will. Mary Morrissey is a decent enough speaker and teacher. Yes they focus heavily on “tithing” of money, which never has sat well with me in general.

Yet they also tie into other points of tithing that I still remember learning from Father Bob in my Roman Catholic days, of not only money but of time and talent as well. For as my patron saint, Francis of Assisi was fond of singing, it is in giving that we receive. We are entering our seventh week of this ten week journey, and a question posed in the homework is around what has been gained by this?

Gained, a renewal of spiritual practice of self-examin, which always happened for me daily, beginning and end of the day: what is working, what needs to be changed, roads of creativity, yet this course (and since entering the New Thought fold) has become more structured once more.

There is also the “clearing” as they dub it, which is a renewal of my vow of simplicity, removing the excess of life to bless others or create the space for the energy that unites us all to move, grow and create within spacial realms.

Then there is the giving of our time, and finding a way to connect beyond ourselves.

So has there been a profound, AHA! or even a “money money I am in the money” moment? No. But there is a weight that has lifted from the family home through releasing that spiritual sludge which can become oppressive within our energy, the sludge that hardens like a plaque and creates disunity with the Holy. Removing and coming back in sync as a family unit is the blessing.

The next is walking towards into the renewed vision of an open, barrier free home, a place of gathering free of labels to discover how to live out in our communities, the answer to a very simple yet profound question:

What would Love do?

The first step is : poster

The next step and question is simply to ask, is there a reality where the Rainbow Chapel needs to be renewed?


It has been quite a journey for my family as we searched for that spiritual home. We have found that within the New Thought circles, specifically at the Calgary Centre for Spiritual Living. As I had written in the fall, I took a course in Science of Mind, and well, definitely wanted to continue learning, but did not want it to be an isolated journey.

The opportunity (financially and time wise) presented itself in the new year. Mary Morrissey‘s Prosperity Plus course for myself, and life partner to take together and wade a bit deeper into this teaching. The teaching that really allows us synchronicity with our socio-cultural family beliefs/traditions, and our own understandings that blend well with what Ernest Holmes laid out for a metaphysical understanding of Spirit.

Anyway back to the beaten path instead of the rabbit trail.

What is Prosperity Plus? A get rich quick scheme?

Well it is a 10 week course centered on life prosperity. I am currently in week 3, and you know what, money is the least of it. What it reminds me of is my formation as a Franciscan. It is formation as a New Thought monastic living in the world if you will. It is centered on “tithing”; that is going to where you are comfortably giving and dreaming, and taking the next few steps forward.

Currently it is centered on casting your vision (present tense, positive); and tithing of time (1.5 hours a day to spiritual practice-meditation, journalling, contemplative reading, clearing, etc.) and talent (4 hours of volunteerism). It is a new way of living to focus on the life one truly is called to want and be in unity with the Spirit.

So is it a course or journey that is worthwhile?

One will get out what they put in, but also it does aid one in consciously creating a new life.