Blog - Understanding Reality

Fear’s Ghastly Harvest

Posted by Roberta Grimes • November 26, 2022 • 45 Comments

Nobody knows the trouble I’ve been through. Nobody knows my sorrow. Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen. Glory hallelujah! Sometimes I’m up, sometimes I’m down. Oh, yes, Lord! Sometimes I’m almost to the ground. Oh, yes, Lord. – From “Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Had” in Slave Songs of the United States (1867) By survey,... Read More

Religionism vs. Materialism

Posted by Roberta Grimes • November 19, 2022 • 44 Comments

I believe I can fly. I believe I can touch the sky. I think about it every night and day. Spread my wings and fly away. I believe I can soar. I see me running through that open door! I believe I can fly, I believe I can fly, I believe I can fly! –... Read More


Posted by Roberta Grimes • November 12, 2022 • 37 Comments

All hail the power of Jesus’ name! Let angels prostrate fall. Bring forth the royal diadem, and crown Him Lord of all. Bring forth the royal diadem, and crown Him Lord of all! O seed of Israel’s chosen race, now ransomed from the fall, Hail Him who saves you by His grace, and crown Him... Read More

God’s Love

Posted by Roberta Grimes • October 22, 2022 • 30 Comments

God hath not promised skies always blue, Flower strewn pathways all our lives through; God hath not promised sun without rain, Joy without sorrow, peace without pain.  But God hath promised strength for the day, Rest for the labor, light for the way; Grace for the trials, help from above, Unfailing sympathy, undying love. –... Read More

God Cannot Send You to Hell

Posted by Roberta Grimes • September 17, 2022 • 61 Comments

People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway. If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway. The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do... Read More

God Needs No Religion

Posted by Roberta Grimes • August 27, 2022 • 83 Comments

With what shall I come to the Lord And bow myself before the God on high? Shall I come to Him with burnt offerings, With yearling calves? Does the Lord take pleasure in thousands of rams, In ten thousand rivers of oil? Shall I give Him my firstborn for my wrongdoings, The fruit of my... Read More

My Spirit Guide

Posted by Roberta Grimes • August 20, 2022 • 63 Comments

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. He leads me to lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside quiet waters. He restores my soul. He guides me in the paths of righteousness For His name’s sale. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil,... Read More

Faith vs. Knowing

Posted by Roberta Grimes • August 06, 2022 • 33 Comments

I wonder as I wander out under the sky, How Jesus the Savior did come for to die. For poor on’ry people like you and like I… I wonder as I wander out under the sky. When Mary birthed Jesus ’twas in a cow’s stall, With wise men and farmers and shepherds and all. But... Read More

Seeking Sense in Hindsight

Posted by Roberta Grimes • July 02, 2022 • 34 Comments

Let there be peace on earth, and let it begin with me. Let there be peace on earth, the peace that was meant to be. With God as our father, brothers all are we. Let me walk with my brother in perfect harmony. – Jill Jackson Miller (1913-1995) & Sy Miller (1908-1971), from “Let There... Read More

Seek Reality Online

Posted by Roberta Grimes • June 25, 2022 • 33 Comments

Nothing real can be threatened. Nothing unreal exists. Herein lies the peace of God. – ACIM, Preface.1:1-3 Seek Reality Online goes live officially on Monday, June 27th. But if you go to before that date, you will find that we are hosting a friends-and-family open house this weekend. Thank you for being its final... Read More