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CENTER FOR SPIRITUAL AWARENESS
Founded in 1972 by Roy Eugene Davis
OCTOBER NEWSLETTER

Welcome to the October edition of the Center for Spiritual Awareness email newsletter including inspiration from Roy Eugene Davis and news about CSA ministry activities.


An Enlivening Power is Nurturing the Universe and We Can Learn to Cooperate with It.
– Roy Eugene Davis
Glorious Fall color at the 11 acre CSA International Headquarters retreat property near Lake Rabun in Lakemont, Georgia.
ASK: "WHAT IS LIFE FOR?"

For thousands of years, saints and sages have clearly defined the real purpose of life and the practical means by which permanent well-being, happiness, and spiritual fulfillment can be experienced. This is what they have said:

1. Learn to live in accord with the fundamental principles (laws) of nature which determine its actions and processes. 

Be on friendly terms with nature and all aspects of life. Attune your mind and awareness and conform your thoughts and actions to the inclinations and impulses of the intelligently directed Power that nurtures the universe. 

Choose to live wisely, simply, naturally, wholesomely, and constructively. 

Discover the role you are to play in the drama of life and play it well. 

Develop and skillfully use your knowledge, talents, and abilities to maintain your well-being and to assist others to their highest good. This is the way of right (dharmic) living.

Dharma is 
1) the inherent urge or influence of Consciousness in relationship to creation that upholds and maintains its processes; 
2) a life-path which is most compatible with one’s temperament and abilities and which allows one to always be in harmonious accord with supportive influences. All of one’s actions are then constructive and have beneficial effects, and personal fulfillment and spiritual growth are more easily experienced.

– Roy Eugene Davis, 
Seven Lessons in Conscious Living
Lesson One
Retreat: Invest in Your Self

Each day we spend our lives paying attention to an endless stream of thoughts, feelings, and reactions, to our circumstances, relationships, and emerging events. Thus we remain deeply identified with the role we are playing in the drama of life, and sometimes suffering is the result.

From time to time it can be useful to set our role aside in order to experience the profound peace and renewed perspective that can result from spending time in a quiet environment that can be supportive of deep introspection and stillness. The retreat experience is an investment in our Self, paying dividends in soul awakening, attitude adjustment, and effective living.

Those attending retreats at CSA enjoy the benefits of a peaceful environment set in nature, with clean air & water, permeated by the enlightened consciousness of Mr. Davis and thousands of individuals visiting for spiritual refreshment and meditation practice since 1974.

– Ron Lindahn
September Private Retreats  
Afternoon workshops were conducted by CSA Ministers (L to R) Furio Sclano from Italy, Gloria Donohue-Little from Kansas, and Marty Wuttke from California. Morning Qigong was led by Kathleen Rehling and afternoon Hatha Yoga was led by Julie Barrier. On Wednesdays participants come together for a vegetarian lunch prepared by Willie Davis.

During retreats individuals are encouraged to spend quiet time enjoying nature, reading, meditating, and reconnecting with their innate essence of being. 
CSA Retreat - October 19, 20
The October CSA Retreat will begin with silent meditation from 7-7:30 a.m. followed by optional Hatha Yoga and breakfast. The morning session from 10-11:30 a.m. will be led by Ron Lindahn. Vegetarian lunch from 11:30 to 1 p.m. will be followed by a workshop led by Clifford Rosen. Vegetarian dinner at 5 will be followed by a 30 minute silent meditation at 6 p.m. and a video of Mr. Davis at 6:30.
Atlanta CSA Meditation Seminar
with Ron Lindahn
Saturday, October 26 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Atlanta Marriott Century Center Hotel

Practice easily, enjoyably, and effectively with prayer, affirmation, breath awareness, mantra, pranayama, analytical contemplation, and transcendence.
Invite Your Spiritual Friends -  Donation Basis
Winter Webinars
Beginning in November we will be offering a one hour online webinar on the first Sunday of each month through March 2020. This will be available to everyone free of charge. 

The first of our Winter webinar series will be conducted at 2 p.m. EST on Sunday, November 3.
You will receive an email invitation to participate a few days, and again an hour before the event.
Teacher Training Class
During the September retreats Ron continued to offer Mr. Davis' Teacher Training program. Participants included current CSA ministers and representatives along with some who aspire to start a meditation or study group. 
Your generous donations make possible our continuing ministry outreach, retreats, seminars, and maintenance of the grounds and accommodations at the CSA International Headquarters in Lakemont, Georgia.
CSA staff and personally trained ministers continue with Roy Eugene Davis' mission to bring a clear, direct, message of how to live easily and effectively in order to fully awaken to Self- and God-Realization while enjoying a prosperous, fulfilling, meaningful life.
Center for Spiritual Awareness
P.O. Box 7, Lakemont, Georgia 30552
csa-davis.org
info@csa-davis.org
706-782-4723



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