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UNITY'S FIVE principles:
God is. i am. i think. i pray. i do.


God, Absolute Good and Unconditional Love, is the one constant Presence and Power in our lives and in the world.


The Gift of this Principle is FAITH


All human beings are made in the image of God, and so our core essence is also goodness and love.


The Gift of this Principle is SELF-ESTEEM


We create our life experiences through our way of thinking and feeling. Everything we manifest begins with a thought.


The Gift of this Principle is PERSONAL POWER


Affirmative prayer and meditation heighten our connection with God-Mind and bring forth wisdom, healing, and abundance.

The Gift of this Principle is GUIDANCE


Knowledge of these principles is not enough. We must put them into practice and live the truth we know.

The Gift of this Principle is INTEGRITY

The History of the five principles

Charles and Myrtle Fillmore's great-granddaughter, Connie Fillmore Bazzy, an ordained Unity minister and then president of Unity School of Christianity, was asked to summarize Unity’s teachings in an article for Daily Word® magazine. She condensed the teachings of Unity into five essential points.

These ancient universal principles taught by Unity offer foundational guidance for living abundantly and staying in tune with your own divine nature. These principles, shared in individualized expressions, are used in Unity centers throughout the world. Above, you can read the principles as expressed at Crystal Coast Unity. Below are the five principles as written on

  1. God is everywhere and always present in every circumstance. This divine energy underlies and animates all of existence.

  2. Human beings are innately good because they are connected to and an expression of Spirit.

  3. Our thoughts have creative power to influence events and determine our experiences.

  4. Prayer and meditation connect and align us to our own spiritual nature within God.

  5. It is not enough to understand spiritual teachings. We must apply our learning in all areas of life, incorporating them into our thoughts, words, and actions.

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