A Course of Love · ACOL · ACOL "Treatise on the Personal Self"

Change that Even Angels Could Not Bring About

“How difficult it is to believe that you need not change the world but only your own self. How difficult to imagine that this one change could bring about all the changes you would imagine that even an army of angels could not bring about. While such a thought remains inconceivable to you it will… Continue reading Change that Even Angels Could Not Bring About

A Course of Love · ACOL · ACOL "Treatise on the Personal Self"

Bitterness Retains Cycle of Suffering

“Bitterness is the cause of this inability to make a new choice and what keeps the cycle of suffering in motion. (Treatises of A Course of Love: Treatise on the Personal Self, 8.7)” Affirmation: “I would leave bitterness behind today.” Reflections: 1 – Self-Pity Here Jesus takes up bitterness again. We are filled with self-pity… Continue reading Bitterness Retains Cycle of Suffering

A Course of Love · ACOL · ACOL "Treatise on the Personal Self"

Negate the Choice to Suffer

“What happens when you believe the choice to suffer, as well as the choice to leave suffering behind, has always been found within? Who then are you to be angry with for all that has occurred? Do you blame yourself and your ancestors for the history, both ancient and recent, that you think you would… Continue reading Negate the Choice to Suffer

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Bitterness Is to the Heart What the Ego Is to the Mind

“You may believe that bitterness is just another word, another label for the evil you have always been convinced existed in the hearts of some, but even being that it is just another word, it is one chosen to introduce an idea of such fallacy that it rivals only the ego in its destructive potential.… Continue reading Bitterness Is to the Heart What the Ego Is to the Mind