Sunday services 10:00 am
Center for Spiritual Living Sarasota
Meeting: South Gate Community Center
3145 South Gate Circle ~ Sarasota, FL 34239
Mailing: PO Box 15232 Sarasota, FL 34277
941-927-6212

Reverend Karen Wolfson

Ordained by International Centers for Spiritual Living and in the ministry since 1988, Rev. Karen has served as Assistant Minister at Centers in Atlanta and Sarasota before founding the Center for Spiritual Living Sarasota (originally Center for Spiritual Awakening) in January 2002.

She has served in several leadership roles with the International Centers for Spiritual Living – most recently co-chairing the annual Leadership Conference (held at Asilomar in northern California) She also served as Leadership Conferences Liaison to the International Centers for Spiritual Living (ICSL) Board of Directors.

Reverend Karen also served on the ICSL (then RSI) Board of Education as Director of the ICSL (then RSI) Practitioner Department.

She is a member of the Gulfcoast Affirming Interfaith Network (G.A.I.N.), Diverse faith communities affirming the dignity of all. (G.A.I.N. presents an annual Interfaith Service and annual World AIDS Day Service).

Reverend Karen has been a monthly contributor to Creative Thought magazine, and her articles on spiritual and personal growth have appeared in a variety of publications.

She authored a book, The Essence of Troward, which is used in the class curriculum of many Centers for Spiritual Living throughout the US and England. She more recently authored a book based on Troward’s Creative Process in the Individual.

Reverend Karen has created and facilitated several women's prayer gatherings, in addition to creating and teaching a number of classes on practical spirituality and growth, with emphasis on the consciousness and practical application of positive prayer.

She has lived in Sarasota since 1993 with her husband, Irwin Wolfson, R.Sc.P. (Religious Science Prayer Practitioner, licensed by International Centers for Spiritual Living).


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Start Where You Are 2017-09-03 35:43
Ordinary Goodness 2017-08-27 35:38
WWLD (What Would Love Do) 2017-08-20 29:33
Angels With One Wing 2017-08-13 35:54
Freedom to Surrender 2017-07-30 30:11
Freedom...to Fail 2017-07-23 28:49
Freedom...to What? 2017-07-16 32:11
Declare YOUR Independence! 2017-07-09 33:05
Free or Not - It's YOUR Choice 2017-07-02 26:49
Shine Your Truth! 2017-06-25 38:39
Simply Shine - It's Not Complicated 2017-06-18 21:25
Remembering WHO You Are and WHOSE You Are 2017-05-21 33:32
Mom's Day ~ Celebrate Mom by Being YOU! 2017-05-14 32:35
RENEWAL - Take Time to Sharpen Your Saw 2017-04-30 33:39
RENEWAL - Never Enough Time? 2017-04-23 30:09
Resurrection - An Easter Experience 2017-04-16 43:45
RENEWAL - What's in the Way 2017-04-09 28:42
RENEWAL - Press Your Pause Button 2017-04-02 31:29
Your Creative Genius - Part IV 2017-03-26 29:51
Your Creative Genius - Part III 2017-03-19 36:42
Your Creative Genius - Part II 2017-03-12 34:47
Your Creative Genius - Part I 2017-03-05 32:45
Oh, for the Love of God! 2017-02-26 28:49
Loving What Is - Really 2017-02-19 32:59
But . . . I'm NOT a Joiner! 2017-01-29 38:20
First Things First Part 3: The Practice: It Makes All the Difference!. 2017-01-22 40:44
First Things First Part 2 - The Presence - Experiencing God 2017-01-15 35:49
First Things First Part I - The Power - Knowing God 2017-01-08 35:16
JOY - Happy for No Reason (Part II) 2016-12-18 30:03
JOY - Happy for No Reason (Part I) 2016-12-11 29:18
JOY - Your Holiday Survival (Thrive-al) Guide 2016-12-04 28:51
GRATITUDE - The Magic of a Smile 2016-11-27 25:51
O.M.G! Oh. My. Gratitude 2016-11-20 28:43
We've Voted - Now What 2016-11-13 30:55
Contemplative Service - Healing Vibrations 2016-10-30 40:05
Healing - A Year to Live 2016-10-23 34:03
Health - Blessings In Disguise 2016-10-09 32:43
Healing is Revealing 2016-10-02 29:22
AUTHENTICITY - I Know I'm In There Somewhere 2016-09-25 28:58
AUTHENTICITY - When the Going Gets Tough 2016-09-18 32:55
GOOD NEWS Part Four 2016-08-28 22:17
GOOD NEWS Part Three 2016-08-21 29:22
GOOD NEWS Part One 2016-08-07 30:21
Freedom From All Discord A Meditative Sunday Experience 2016-07-31 27:38
FREEDOM - Free or Not It's YOUR Choice 2016-07-24 37:48
FREEDOM - Declare YOUR Independence 2016-07-17 35:19
FREEDOM - How to Be Truly Free 2016-07-03 26:14
Surprise Abundance & Abundant Surprises Part 4 -Your Soul's Abundance 2016-06-26 29:42
Surprise Abundance & Abundant Surprises Part 3 -Your Relationships 2016-06-19 36:48
Surprise Abundance & Abundant Surprises Part Two -Your Abundant Health 2016-06-12 35:47
Surprise Abundance & Abundant Surprises Part One - Your Prosperity 2016-06-05 32:32
Cosmic Illumination - Seeking to Know (A Meditative Experience) 2016-05-29 37:17
Spiritual Practice - Growing Pains 2 Trudge, Trudge, Trudge - MIRACLE! 2016-05-15 32:49
Spiritual Practice - Growing Pains (1) OUCH! 2016-05-08 28:39
Spiritual Practice - Listen to Your Inner Wisdom 2016-05-01 31:58
Spiritual Practice - Prayer (2) Are My Prayers Really Answered? 2016-04-24 32:59
Spiritual Practice Prayer Why & How Should I Pray 2016-04-17 33:38
Spiritual Practice - Clutter to Clarity 2016-04-03 29:41
Resurrection Like Never Before! 2016-03-27 23:33
Community - We Are All In This Together 2016-03-20 32:26
Community - The Shoulders we Stand On 2016-03-13 30:46
Community - It's All About Trust 2016-03-06 27:14
The Many Languages of Love 2016-02-28 31:11
Love the World (and EVERYONE in it) 2016-02-21 32:19
All You Need Is Love 2016-02-07 32:42
First Things First Part 3 - The Practice - It Makes All the Difference 2016-01-24 42:36
But . . . I'm NOT a Joiner ! II 2016-01-17 43:59
First Things First Part 2 - The Presence - Experiencing God 2016-01-10 32:52
First Things First Part 1 - The Power - Knowing God 2016-01-03 34:13
Making Way for the New by Releasing the Old II 2015-12-27 40:29
Christmas Reflections II 2015-12-20 18:17
Your Holiday Survival (Thrive-al) Guide 2015-12-06 28:16
Simply Forgive 2015-11-29 32:35
O.M.G! (Oh My Gratitude!) II 2015-11-22 33:25
Its Halloween! - Say Boo to Your Fears 2015-11-01 29:58
The Power of Intention - Part Four - Get Out of the Way 2015-10-25 33:50
The Power of Intention - Part Three - You Are the Face of God 2015-10-18 32:37
The Power of Intention - Part Two - Say Yes! 2015-10-11 29:17
The Power of Intention - Part One - Sing Your Song 2015-10-04 29:49
Service II - Walking Each Other Home ~ Kindness 2015-09-06 28:46
Service I - Walking Each Other Home 2015-08-30 31:23
No Excuses II 2015-08-09 24:00
Your Amazing INVISIBLE Power 2015-08-02 29:04
Between the Dark and Daylight - Part Two - Dancing with Change 2015-07-12 26:50
Between the Dark and Daylight - Part One 2015-07-05 37:46
Your Magnificent Seven! - Celebrating Our Community's Core Values 2015-04-12 27:20
Celebrating Your Personal Resurrections 2015 2015-04-05 20:42
The Only Thing You Need to Decide (Part 2) 2015-03-08 36:23
The Only Thing You Need to Decide (Part 1) 2015-03-01 28:15
IT'S ALL ABOUT LOVE (Part 3) Loving the World 2015-02-22 35:19
IT'S ALL ABOUT LOVE (Part 2) Loving Each Other 2015-02-15 32:46
IT'S ALL ABOUT LOVE (Part 1) 2015-02-08 29:42
Life is Like the SUPER BOWL! 2015-02-01 34:11
But . . . I'm NOT a Joiner! 2015-01-25 41:00
A New Year - Making NEW Agreements! (Part 2) 2015-01-18 32:10
A New Year - Making NEW Agreements! (Part 1) 2015-01-11 36:24
Set the Tone for Your New Year 2015 - It's NOT About Resolutions! 2015-01-04 30:56
Making Way for the New by Releasing the OLD 2014-12-28 34:15
Christmas Reflections 2014-12-21 20:21
O.M.G! - Oh My Gratitude! 2014-11-30 33:44

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