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What: CSL’s “After-Lunch Special”

When: Every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. MT

Where: Science of Mind magazine’s Facebook page

CSL’s “After-Lunch Special” is a weekly interview series featuring some of the brightest beings in New Thought and Religious Science. For 15 to 20 minutes every Tuesday afternoon, you’ll spend time with:

  • CSL ministers doing powerful work across the globe
  • Accomplished authors with life-changing messages
  • Uplifting musicians touching our souls
  • Contributors to our monthly magazine
  • The faces gracing our magazine covers
  • Like-minded professionals transforming minds, bodies and futures

Save the date for these thoughtful conversations in August:

  • Tuesday, August 4th @ 1:30 p.m. MT
    CSL Music Director Amy Bishop, RScP, is back with the dynamic Robin Hackett. Hackett’s latest release, “Love Is What We’re Here For,” is featured in the July issue of Science of Mind magazine.
  • Tuesday, August 11th @ 1:30 p.m. MT
    Rev. Marie Kirkland will talk to Detra Johnson, RScP, about leadership development, being in servant leadership at CSL and how the power of affirmations have changed her personal life and her business over the years. Detra is a longtime volunteer for CSL’s World Ministry of Prayer.
  • Tuesday, August 18th @ 1:30 p.m. MT
    Debra Valentina will be with Pamela Varma, founder of Joyful Guidance. Varma loves to interview people to capture their meaningful stories and is the author of “Kauai Stories 1 and 2.”
  • Tuesday, August 25th @ 1:30 p.m. MT
    Rev. Karin Wilson will highlight Tracy Brown, RScP, and her thriving ministry, “What Is Mine to Do?” Brown’s decades of work in diversity and inclusion have her poised to be in service in powerful ways.


Rev. Marie Kirkland is the founder and Spiritual Director of the Living Aligned Virtual Ministry. As host of the podcast “Living Aligned Living Forward,” she interviews spiritual leaders who share what propelled them forward. Rev. Marie is a graduate of Holmes Institute, the School of Spiritual Leadership and the Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University. She is pursuing a doctorate in Psychology, specializing in spiritual psychology. She is a contributing author in the bestselling book “Speaking Your Truth, Volume II.” Her book, “Doing Less to Become More,” is forthcoming.

Amy Bishop, RScP,
is the music director for Calgary Centre for Spiritual Living and Centers for Spiritual Living internationally. Her voice is a combination of smooth pavement and a gravel road. Amy has always had a great passion for music, leading her to collaborations with Moby and opening for April Wine, Farmer’s Daughter and Chris Cummings.


Rev. Barbara Bue
is a minister and teacher with Centers for Spiritual Living and currently serves as the manager of the Licensing and Credentialing Department. Previously, she hosted a radio program called Memos From Life on a small public radio station and loves talking to authors who are teaching spiritual tools and principles in unique ways. Rev. Barb is excited to bring new work to light on this program.

Rev. Karin Wilson’s
heartbeat probably sounds a lot like the pitter-patter of keyboard. Born with a love of the written word, Karin has interviewed people throughout North America to produce evocative stories for newspapers, public radio and magazines, including Guide for Spiritual Living: Science of Mind. She’s been a media consultant to environmental groups, arts and cultural associations and with CSL.

Debra Valentina
, owner of Creativing, is a holistic intuitive coach for female executives and entrepreneurs, as well as a leadership development trainer, author, and inspirational speaker. Her memoir “Beyond Chaos: Journey to Freedom and Joy” was published in March. As her volunteer work, Debra serves in various ways through Centers for Spiritual Living.