In Unity, we often affirm divine order and divine guidance for ourselves and each other. Yet how often do we first determine what this needs to be!
When we affirm, ‘Divine guidance directs me wonderfully on my path’ we have to prepare to be taken out of our comfort zone. This happened for me in my work here at Unity.
When Doreen Davenport, my minister, asked me to work here, I was delighted. It was a huge privilege – it still is. However, I noticed that after a while I knew there was more for me – so I started to study SEE in Unity. Then after a while, there was a vacancy to lead Silent Unity UK and I stepped up, knowing this was mine to do however inadequate I felt. I knew I was being called higher.
After another few years, we needed a centre leader – so again I stepped up. For me, this was perhaps the scariest step of all – standing up in front of people on a Sunday and speaking. The lectern shook because I did!
Soon after that I became a licensed Unity teacher and 6 years after that (because it took me a while to say yes) I was ordained as a Unity minister.
In my experience, being taken out of our comfort zone, is definitely part of the journey. Yet, when we journey together in spiritual community, when we can be vulnerable with each other and ask for help we get this help and we grow.
Join us on the journey. Let us grow together.
Rev Kimerie Mapletoft
Director of Silent Unity and Daily Word UK
Unity in the UK