Nashville Hubbard Dianetics Foundation Celebrates 67th Anniversary

Originally published by the Church of Scientology NashvilleFor anyone who has experienced self-doubt, depression, anxiety or unreasonable fears, the book Dianetics: the Modern Science of Mental Health is the resource to turn to for answers and guidance. This book was authored and published in 1950, launching a movement for Man to know and help himself.L. Ron Hubbard began the book with these words, “Dianetics is an adventure. It is an exploration into Terra Incognita, the human mind, … [Read more...]

Confession, Religion and Peace

This entry, courtesy of the STAND websiteHave you ever gotten something off your chest and felt the relief? I'm talking about an act you committed, large or small, that was eating away at you, leaving you all balled up in regret and guilt.Were you able to tell that to someone—maybe a loving parent or a trusted friend—without any serious judgment or retribution? Even if there was some blowback, can you recall that moment of relief you experienced just the same? That feeling that you mi … [Read more...]

The First Amendment and Freedom of Speech and Expression

This blog was originally posted on StandLeague.orgTHE FIRST AMENDMENTI’ve studied the Constitution of the United States more than once and I love what our founders put in place for future generations. The First Amendment is a particular favorite of mine: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Gove … [Read more...]

World Health Day 2017–Vital Data on Depression

It is vital for anyone concerned about depression to watch The Marketing of Madness—Are We All Insane, a documentary produced by Citizens Commission on Human Rights.As the film begins, "There is no denying the psychological and emotional problems, even severe mental distress, can affect most anyone. But does this mean we are all insane?"This film exposes the unholy alliance between psychiatry and the pharmaceutical industry and the insidious way that the general public has been sold on th … [Read more...]

Help Spread the Peaceful Future of Award-Winning Google Doodle

Kudos to Google for running their "Doodle for Google" competition and selecting one with such an upbeat message for the winner of the award. And congratulations to Sarah Harrison who designed the winning doodle, promoting inclusion and tolerance. I encourage people to spread this message along with the fundamental principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.As Google describes the contest: "Last year, we asked young artists across the US to create a doodle about what they see … [Read more...]

My Family and My Life After Going Clear

The Scientology Parent blog gives incite into what it is like to attain the state of Clear in an interview with Felcia, a mother of two, who describes the enormous difference going Clear has made in her life—her creativity, her aspirations, her relationship with her children.The state of Clear is described briefly in this video from the YouTube Scientology channel:While the full article is available on the Scientology Parents website the following excerpts will give you a good ideal o … [Read more...]

North America’s Largest Church of Scientology Premieres in the San Fernando Valley

Massive new Scientology Church sheds her ribbon to launch an epic season of expansion for the religion.Head north over the rise from Hollywood, cross Mulholland Drive, and behold a Valley dotted with swimming pools, lemon trees and stretching for all the eye to see. At 260 square miles, the San Fernando Valley is home to 1.8 million residents, the world’s most prominent movie studios and backdrops featured in American cinema from Casablanca to ET. It’s a paradox typical of society today: rig … [Read more...]

L. Ron Hubbard’s Birthday Celebrated Around the World

To celebrate his March 13, 1911 birthday, each year Scientologists from sixty countries gather at the religion’s spiritual nexus in Clearwater, Florida in a weekend celebration of their founder’s life. This year, they acknowledged Mr. Hubbard’s seemingly endless accomplishments, and cast their eyes toward a limitless future, inspired by the life and works of L. Ron Hubbard.LRH, as his multitudinous followers know him, was a polymath—a person of wide-ranging knowledge and education. Beginning … [Read more...]