“You are afraid of Him [God], and do not see you hate and fear your Self as enemy. (M-19.4)” Affirmation: “May I think calmly.” Reflections: 1 – Afraid of God? This passage is true because we project our God from within, seeing Him in our own image. And that image believes that the true Self… Continue reading Are You Afraid of God?
“Atonement means correction, or the undoing of errors. When this has been accomplished, the teacher of God becomes a miracle worker by definition. (M-18.4)” Affirmation: “Correct me today.” Reflections: 1 – Atonement This is what we need, all of us: Atonement. We need to have our errors undone, all corrected. If this seems a long… Continue reading A Miracle Worker? How Possible?
“You but mistake interpretation for the truth. And you are wrong. But a mistake is not a sin, nor has reality been taken from its throne by your mistakes. God reigns forever, and His laws alone prevail upon you and upon the world. His Love remains the only thing there is. Fear is illusion, for… Continue reading A Mistake Is Not a Sin
“And now is guilt forgiven, overlooked completely in His sight and in God’s Word. “Anger but screeches, ‘Guilt is real!’ Reality is blotted out as this insane belief is taken as replacement for God’s Word. (M-18.2 – M-18.3)” Affirmation: “guilt forgiven” Reflections: 1 – Varying Definitions of the Ego Anger is empowered by the ego… Continue reading Forsake Anger / Guilt Forgiven = Overlooked Completely
“God’s teachers’ major lesson is to learn how to react to magic thoughts wholly without anger. Only in this way can they proclaim the truth about themselves. (M-18.2)” Affirmation: “no anger today” Reflections: 1 – An Interpretation that Is Not True When one of our significant others says something that angers us, we can be… Continue reading React Wholly without Anger
I’ve been asked to post an announcement about “The Fifth Disciple,” a new book by Cynthia Bove that’s a comparison of the Gospel of Thomas and A Course in Miracles. The two spiritual manuscripts, according to Christ Lenois of One Books, parallel each other in surprising and insightful ways. An excerpt from “The Fifth Disciple”… Continue reading Book Announcement
“Can nothing give rise to anger? Hardly so. Remember, then, teacher of God, that anger recognizes a reality that is not there; yet is the anger certain witness that you do believe in it as fact. Now is escape impossible, until you see you have responded to your own interpretation, which you have projected on… Continue reading Anger Recognizes an Illusory Reality