“The only difference between the life you are living and the life you want lies in your willingness to express who you are. (Treatises of A Course of Love: Treatise on the Nature of Unity and Its Recognition, 3.1)” Affirmation: “I would seek to know who I really am today.” Reflections: 1 – Self-Expressive We… Continue reading To Live the Life Dreamed Of
“Why would we begin a Treatise on Unity by talking of treasure? To pave the way for talking of calling. What is it in you that recognizes talents that lie fully realized within? The practical mind is not the source of such imagination. The practical mind makes of imagination a fantasy. It is the heart… Continue reading Have You Heard a Call?
“Ego desires cause one to think of a grand piano. Thoughts joined in unity hear music. Ego desires cause one to think of an elaborately framed painting. Thoughts joined in unity see beauty. You are used to thinking that if you do not have a tangible goal, such as that of music lessons or the… Continue reading Without Struggle or Effort
“You may well be feeling a sense of relief in having learned that who you are right now is a being of perfection, and you may find in this a somewhat peaceful resting place to dwell in for a time. (Treatises of A Course of Love: Treatise on the Nature of Unity and Its Recognition,… Continue reading Peaceful Resting Place
“As this treatise is not concerned with material treasure, we will not explore the dimensions of physical treasure except to say that the feelings that cause one to think that any physical thing is capable of being a treasure or being treasured are of the ego. We will instead assume that you have moved beyond… Continue reading Material Treasures Are of the Ego
“You will become increasingly aware that a slight twinge of annoyance is nothing but a veil drawn over intense fury. (W-21)” Affirmation: “May I be angry with no one today.” Reflections: 1 – Nighttime Dreams This assertion, one of the more well-known from A Course in Miracles, does not seem credible on first reading. But… Continue reading Slight Twinge of Annoyance / Intense Fury
“There is no more self-contradictory concept than that of ‘idle thoughts.’ What gives rise to the perception of a whole world can hardly be called idle. Every thought you have contributes to truth or to illusion; either it extends the truth or it multiplies illusions. You can indeed multiply nothing, but you will not extend… Continue reading No Idle Thoughts