“As the Sunflower turns its face to the light of the sun,
so Spiritualism turns the face of humanity to the light of Truth.”
This is the motto of Spiritualism
1.a – The Sunflower is native to American soil.
b – Modern Spiritualism is native to the soil of the United States being born in Hydesville, NY.
2.a- The Sunflower is transplanted to other soils either by humans or feathered creatures or the four legged variety – such as squirrels.
b – Spiritualism has been transplanted to many countries on many continents.
3.a – The Sunflower has a strong stalk which holds up the heavy laden heads.
b – Spiritualism has a strong philosophy which teaches all of mankind of our happiness here and in the hear after when we pass to spirit. It teaches the continuity of life because our spirit lives on intact with our personality.
4.a-The Sunflower provides a healthy and high energy food for the creatures in nature and for humans, as well.
b- Spiritualism provides food for thought regarding our souls and life purpose that we may grow and flourish while on this plane of existence. Our Nine Principles expound our teachings simply and eloquently.
5.a – The Sunflower has medicinal value.
b-Spiritualism teaches the value of healing our selves and then working with absent healing and hands on healing to heal others.
6.a – The Sunflower is magnetic. It attracts all insects because of its special nectar.
b- Spiritualism attracts all people who are searching for truth.
7.a – The Sunflower grows in poor soil in drought conditions without irrigation.
b – Spiritualism will grow in poor soil. Despite the challenges of locating an affordable meeting site where members can congregate, lack of money and trained workers of all nature – the religion quietly and steadily grows.
8.a – The Sunflower resists many weed problems that plague other crops.
b – Spiritualism resists many false teachings that plague other religions.
9.a – The Sunflower has long roots that break up packed soil and release nutrients to the soil.
b – Spirit Teachers break up false doctrines and release the truth about our future life in messages received from mediums.
© 2017 Rev. Beth Carter