“Not one day is meant to be lived in a struggle with what it brings. (The Treatises of A Course of Love: ‘A Treatise on the New,’ 2.21)” Affirmation: “Not one day is meant to be lived with struggle.” Reflections: What a reassuring statement this passage is! We do not have to “fight” life, and… Continue reading No Struggle
“This is why it has long been stated that you are not called to evangelize or convince anyone of the merits of this course of study. This is just a course of study. Those whom you would seek to evangelize or convince are as holy as your Self. (The Treatises of A Course of Love: … Continue reading No Need to Evangelize
“Only from this shared vision, this observation of what is can you begin to produce unity and relationship through unity and relationship. (The Treatises of A Course of Love: ‘A Treatise on the New,’ 2.18)” Affirmation: “observe what is“ Reflections: The hallmark features of A Course of Love are the “unity and relationship” in which… Continue reading Unity and Relationship
“Your awareness of the Self that you are now was not present in the past, but you can truly now, with the devotion of the observant, see that the Self you are now was indeed present, and was the truth of who you were then as now. (The Treatises of A Course of Love: ‘A… Continue reading The Omnipresent Self
“Although you are different now than you were as a child, and different now than you were a few years ago, and different now than when you began your learning of this course, you are not other than who you have always been. (The Treatises of A Course of Love: ‘A Treatise on the New,’… Continue reading How Different Are We Now?
“You would not be here if you were still interested in glorifying the ego, but you also are not yet completely certain of your Self and in your uncertainty, still subject to the patterns of thought of the old. (The Treatises of A Course of Love: ‘A Treatise on the New,’ 2.13)” Affirmation: “I would… Continue reading No Glorification of the Ego
“. . .[T]hose who have achieved ‘first place’ do so realizing that the elevated ‘place’ they briefly hold is of a finite nature and that others will soon do the same and that those who follow in time will do so more easily, with less effort, and with even greater success. (The Treatises of A… Continue reading Those Who Will Follow Us