Essay by Rev's Marcia Sutton and Lloyd Strom
is a procedure for initiating a Process of group healing that in turn
releases a cooperative creative impulse through each member of the group.
The procedure of Co-Creation is the step-by-step methodology that initiates
the Process. However, the Process of Co-Creation is a spontaneous activity
that reveals the wholeness of the participants as new conditions and circumstances
in thier lives that exceed their greatest expectations.
is an interactive Process
by which the wisdom of God finds its expression through us, both individually
and collectively. It is the practical application of the deep mystical
Truth that whenever two or more are gathered in the
name of God, the presence of God becomes consciously active
in our lives.
that affirmative prayer is one of the greatest tools available for individual
evolution. However, it goes beyond the practice of personal prayer to
provide a Process, that when coupled with small group synergy, supports
the evolution of consciousness through group initiation.
In this way, the Living Presence of God is experienced when the two
or more are gathered together to make the move from Law to Grace,
which is the movement from the more personal and rational nature of Mental
Science to the more trans-personal and mystical nature of true Spiritual
always produces something
greater than what has been done in the past because its end result is
always newness. That is to say, it produces a new creation
through a cooperative Process. It is not merely a technique, but rather
a collective state of consciousness that unfolds through
the Process of group healing. Healing takes place throughout the whole
Process because there is always something (idea, belief, pattern, behavior,
etc.) that is released so that the creative Process of Life can more abundantly
express Itself through us.
is a cooperative Process.
Therefore, it produces the opportunity for individuals to come into a
consentual commitment with others by developing clarity around their shared
values. In this way, something greater is created than what any one person
could have accomplished alone. The foundation of the Co-Creation
Process is Faith, and its only rule is Love. For Love alone
dispells the fear that allows our Faith to emerge. As our fears are dissolved,
the obstacles in our lives are removed and the opportunity is provided
for the newness of Spirit to manifest Itself as an
experience of Heaven on Earth.
Marcia Sutton and Rev. Lloyd Strom 2001