Talking Points
About New Thought


• New Thought is a spiritual tradition that honors all faith and paths to God
• New Thought has its roots in the Transcendental Movement that took place in the United States beginning in the 1830's.
• Famous writers of the New Thought Movement include Ralph Waldo Emerson, Thomas Troward, Phineas Quimby, William James, Mary Baker Eddy, Emma Curtis Hopkins, Charles and Myrtle Fillmore, and Ernest Holmes.


• God is all good and active in everything, everywhere.
• I am naturally good because God's Divinity is in me and in everyone.
• I create my own experience by what I choose to think and feel and believe.
• Through affirmative prayer and meditation, I connect with God and bring out the good in life.
• I do and give my best by living the Truth I know, and I make a difference!


• There is an inherent perfection and sacred worth in the universe, all of creation, and every individual.
• The community of all life is interconnected and interdependent.
• Consciousness is infinitely creative; we create our experience through our thoughts and feelings.
• Human consciousness is ever evolving into higher states of awareness.


• We honor the diversity of cultures and faiths while aiming to articulate, practice, and embody universal spiritual principles.
• We encourage personal transformation and collective awakening.
• We practice the gift of active compassion and kindness through our service to all life.
• We foster a world that works for the highest good of all.


• Creativity
• Community
• Education
• Integrity
• Abundance
• Spirituality
• Unconditional Love
• Compassion
• Service