Ribbon Falls on Ideal Center of Scientology for the Middle East

On August 21, national and city dignitaries as well as religious leaders joined Scientologists from Israel and 27 nations to celebrate the opening of the new Center of Scientology in Tel Aviv. The Center is the first Ideal Scientology Organization (Ideal Org) in the Middle East and designed to both serve the growing membership and provide Scientology-sponsored humanitarian programs throughout the region.Located on Jerusalem Boulevard in Tel Aviv’s ancient port city of Jaffa, the Center’s new … [Read more...]

Children are People Too, Right?

Courtesy of the Scientology Parent blog Of course we all know that children are people too, not some unknown species. As a parent, we may do very well with this concept. However, surprisingly a lot of the things some parents do in the handling of their children goes against this simple concept: Children are men and women, just like you and me.L. Ron Hubbard stated the following in an essay entitled How to Live with Children published in his book Scientology: A New Slant on Life … [Read more...]

What Other Scientology Activities Occur Locally?

Church of Scientology of Missouri on what goes on in a local Scientology ChurchWhat is the Church of Scientology of Missouri?The Church of Scientology of Missouri is the local hub for all Scientology activity in the surrounding areas. While there are many individual Scientologists throughout Missouri, Illinois and surrounding states and each of these may have their own Dianetics or Scientology groups, the Central Organization is the coordinating body and central focal point for them all. … [Read more...]

What are Scientology Religious Beliefs about the Creation of the Universe?

Most of the world’s religions express some view of the creation of the world. Some religious traditions, such as Hindu and Buddhist, see the universe as essentially eternal, without beginning or end. The first books of the Bible contain an account of the creation of the universe, which some Christian faiths hold to be allegorical and others regard as an expression of literal fact. Other religious traditions have other views, but each attempts to explain this ultimate question of where we came f … [Read more...]

Hubbard Dianetics Foundation Offers Way to Erase the Pain from Your Past

This  press release, posted by Church of Scientology & Celebrity Centre Nashville, explains how Dianetics helps persons who are suffering from the loss of loved ones and other traumatic incidents. The Dianetics Seminar, described here, is available through any Scientology Church of Mission. Pain, painful emotions, sadness and grief can last a lifetime. But do they have to? Why does an event that took place in 1982 still affect a person in 2012? Isn’t there something that can be done abo … [Read more...]

Using Scientology to teach a child to ride a bike

Another interesting post from the Church of Scientology Missouri blog, posted by Lyndsay, hat shows the practical nature of the Scientology religion and its use in matters great and small.My daughter has finally decided that she wants to learn to ride a bike.  Her preference to this point in her life has been to rely on daddy’s willingness to pedal like a maniac while she sits comfortably on a tag-a-long.  However, something has changed and she now is pushing to learn to ride – although not w … [Read more...]

Overcoming lethargy

This posting, from the Church of Scientology Missouri blog, seemed particularly appropriate in the 100 degree plus weather we've been experiencing lately.“Lethargy” is a state of lessened awareness and activity brought about by a feeling of a lack of energy.  The word originally came from a Latin word, meaning “forgetfulness.”  Most people experience mild forms of lethargy, and given the explosion of the sale of energy drinks, one might hazard a guess that this is a problem for which a true r … [Read more...]

International Youth Day

In 1985, the UN celebrated the first International Year of Youth. On its 10th anniversary, the General Assembly adopted the World Programme of Action for Youth, setting a policy framework and guidelines for national action and international support to improve the situation of young people.In honor of this day, celebrated on  August 12, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said: "Working with and for young people is one of my top priorities. Youth are a transformative force; they are creative, r … [Read more...]