March 13th, 2017

The Highest Service

By John-Roger, DSS

This article by John-Roger was originally published in The Movement Newspaper, July 1986. When we talk about service, we realize that the most important thing we have to do is love. Then we don’t look at things as being a burden or a sacrifice and we really aren’t too concerned about anyone’s concept of truth […]

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February 7th, 2017

Light Columns

By John-Roger DSS

This article is an excerpt from John-Roger’s three volume compilation Fulfilling Your Spiritual Promise. We have a guideline in the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness, which is to always leave something better than you found it. One way I do this is to plant Light columns everywhere I go. For example, many years ago when […]


January 3rd, 2017

A Wedding at a Soul Awareness Seminar

By Sylvia Giussani

There’s a lot of flexibility within the format of an MSIA Seminar – even for a wedding! Fernando Mercado was scheduled to lead our usual Wednesday Spanish Seminar at the Peace Awareness Labyrinth and Gardens when on Monday, he received a call from Cesar Esquite, a member of our LA community, saying that he and […]

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December 5th, 2016

Anchoring the Light with John Morton

By Antonietta Schulz, photos by David Sand

Participants arrived very early this time, to hear our beloved Traveler John Morton talk about the Light and how to Anchor it in our daily lives… a theme so profound and perfect for the times we are living in now. The house was full. This was one of the largest events of this kind held […]

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November 16th, 2016

100% Living and Working with John-Roger | An Interview with Candace Semigran

By David Sand

100% Living and Working with John-Roger An Interview with Candace Semigran   NDH: So what’s it like working with J-R? Candace: What’s it like working with J-R … other than heavenly? Well, as you know from your work, it’s a blessing. I was always wanting to make sure I was pleasing him, that I was […]

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This article by John-Roger was first published in the New Day Herald in August of 2002. What we are not doing is “inter”-cessory work. This is when, let’s say you are having a disagreement with someone, such as your spouse or a co-worker, and someone intercedes on behalf of both of you and mediates between […]

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October 27th, 2016


By John-Roger DSS

This article by John-Roger was first published in Rod and Staff, 1987. As your will and the Father’s will become one, you enter into that quality of devotion that gives the credit to Spirit. You know that of yourself, you can do nothing. You say, “Father, here I am. This is your child. Whatever you have […]

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This article by John-Roger, DSS, was first published in the New Day Herald, September 1989. You know something about choices; you make them every day. And that’s one of the things about choices … they do have to be made anew every day. You can’t decide that this aspirin is going to handle all your headaches […]

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September 22nd, 2016

Being of Service: An Inner Ministry

By Mate Kelber

Being of Service: An Inner Ministry by Mate Kelber Mate received the Volunteer of the Year Award at MSIA’s 2016 Conference I have always felt that being an ordained minister is an honor, a privilege and a blessing, and I hold that very sacred in my heart. Alex Padilla encouraged me to write J-R a note […]

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September 21st, 2016

My Life with the Traveler

By Genie Ford

My Life with the Traveler by Genie Ford Genie received the Lifetime Service Award at MSIA’s 2016 Conference I was looking for a teacher, and I knew it. I grew up in Texas in a large family in the Depression. My mother was a Bible-quoting person—for everything. It was interesting, though, that I don’t think she […]