“The world will end when its thought system has been completely reversed. Until then, bits and pieces of its thinking will still seem sensible. (M-14.4)” Affirmation: “May my thought system be reversed sooner rather than later.” Reflections: 1 – Our Rearing The thought system that needs reversal is ego-inspired. This ego causes us more problems… Continue reading Bits and Pieces Seem Sensible?
“The world will end with the benediction of holiness upon it. When not one thought of sin remains, the world is over. It will not be destroyed nor attacked nor even touched. It will merely cease to seem to be. (M-14.2)” Affirmation: “The world will not be destroyed.” Reflections: 1 – Cease to Be Many… Continue reading How the World Will End
“And what, O teacher of God, is it that you want? You have been called by God, and you have answered. Would you now sacrifice that Call? Few have heard it as yet, and they can but turn to you. (M-13.6)” Affirmation: “I would answer the Call from God.” Reflections: 1 – Students/Teachers This passage… Continue reading Call by God Answered
“Decide for God, and everything is given you at no cost at all. Decide against Him, and you choose nothing, at the expense of the awareness of everything. (M-13.8)” Affirmation: “I choose the awareness of everything.” Reflections: 1 – Decide for God? How does one decide for God? Perhaps we are skeptics. Perhaps we have… Continue reading Give God a Chance
“[The Word of God] is denied if you attack any brother for anything. For it is here the split with God occurs. A split that is impossible. A split that cannot happen. Yet a split in which you surely will believe, because you have set up a situation that is impossible. And in this situation… Continue reading Illusory Split from God Experienced in Attack
“‘Seek but do not find’ remains this world’s stern decree, and no one who pursues the world’s goals can do otherwise. (M-13.5)” Affirmation: “I would seek and find, not the reverse.” Reflections: 1 – We Find Only to Lose We do not ever really “find” anything permanent in this world, when we are following this… Continue reading Overcome Misery / Find Lasting Happiness
“Yet he must rejoice that he is free of all the sacrifice its values would demand of him. To them he sacrifices all his peace. To them he sacrifices all his freedom. And to possess them must be sacrificed his hope of Heaven and remembrance of his Father’s Love. Who in his sane mind chooses… Continue reading Hope of Heaven / Remembrance of God’s Love