“I must have decided wrongly, because I am not at peace. (T90)” This passage starts a sequence of helps to return us to a peaceful state of mind. A Course in Miracles says elsewhere that the first obstacle that peace must flow across is our desire to get rid of it. How true, if we… Continue reading When Not at Peace. . .
“If you allow yourself to become guilty, you will reinforce the error rather than allow it to be undone for you. (T90)” 1 – Reinforcing the Error This passage emphasizes an important psychological truth, but one that we may never have heard before reading the A Course in Miracles. The passage also contains some ACIM… Continue reading Never Feel Guilty!
1 – Transfer of Perception to Knowledge “The way to recognize your brother is by recognizing the Holy Spirit in him. I have already said that the Holy Spirit is the bridge for the transfer of perception to knowledge, so we can use the terms as if they were related, because in His Mind they… Continue reading Holy Spirit = An Idea
1 – Weariness “The world is very tired, because it is the idea of weariness. Our task is the joyous one of waking it to the Call for God. (T77)” Have we not often awakened in the morning with a sense of weariness, thinking, ungratefully, “another day.” Our lack of gratitude for the day is… Continue reading The World Is Very Tired. . .Our Task: the Joyous One of Waking It to the Call for God
1 – Strong Call “The principle of Atonement and the separation began at the same time. When the ego was made, God placed in the mind the call to joy. This call is so strong that the ego always dissolves at its sound. (T75)” This passage identified why joy is the preferred way to come… Continue reading The Call to Joy Is So Strong that the Ego Always Dissolves at Its Sound
1 – Where Can I Go for Protection? “This is the question that must be asked: ‘Where can I go for protection?’ ‘Seek and ye shall find’ does not mean that you should seek blindly and desperately for something you would not recognize. Meaningful seeking is consciously undertaken, consciously organized and consciously directed. (T66)” We… Continue reading “Seek and Ye Shall Find” Does Not Mean that You Should Seek Blindly and Desperately for Something You Would Not Recognize.
“I raised the dead by knowing that life is an eternal attribute of everything that the living God created. Why do you believe it is harder for me to inspire the dis-spirited or to stabilize the unstable? I do not believe that there is an order of difficulty in miracles; you do. I have called… Continue reading Being Dis-Spirited / Stabilizing the Unstable