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42. You have a problem with God's authority

Monday, May 08, 2023 1932 words 8 mins 35 secs

In ACIM we're told we have an authority problem. If you read ACIM it speaks about us having an issue with "who authored who".

We're told that God is the author of us, because he is our creator and...

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41. Total commitment to the truth

Thursday, May 04, 2023 1449 words 6 mins 26 secs1 comments

The aim of our purification, of sorting out the true from the false, is to become fully committed only to the truth. This means purifying or filtering out anything which is not of God, and accepting everything that is of...

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40. God already created you perfect

Monday, May 01, 2023 495 words 2 mins 12 secs

If we realize that we are immortal beings, we must also realize that we are perfect. Being immortal means living forever, which is only possible if you never change. Being changeless is part of reality, and it's what makes...

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39. Thy will not my will be done - being of service to spirit

Saturday, Mar 04, 2023 1122 words 4 mins 59 secs

“Before you will to do anything, ask Me if your will is in accord with Mine. If you are sure that it IS, there will BE no fear.”

Part of the ego belief is that we have a WILL...

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38. The world has no hope to offer you

Sunday, Feb 12, 2023 2092 words 9 mins 17 secs

The world in and of itself is completely hopeless. You think it isn't. You think there are ways it can work out. You think there is hope to be had. And most likely you have confused a more positive...

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37. Forgiveness is about denial and acceptance

Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022 481 words 2 mins 8 secs1 comments

What you accept, you do not deny.

What you deny, you do not accept.

In order to awaken to reality, you must deny anything which is not real. And you must accept what is real.

Accepting what is real...

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36. Can you accept that there is no world here?

Thursday, Dec 23, 2021 2657 words 11 mins 48 secs

This is possibly the most threatening and mind-blowing teaching in A Course in Miracles. There is in fact NOT a world here! It's not even a matter of who made the world, it's the even higher truth that it...

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35. Your sole responsibility of accepting the atonement

Tuesday, Dec 07, 2021 2088 words 9 mins 16 secs3 comments

Many here are familiar with a line that says your "sole responsibility" is to accept atonement for yourself. This has, however, been butchered and used as a separation device, and an excuse for not doing anything. When you look...

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34. You can only accept the atonement for everyone

Sunday, Aug 22, 2021 1809 words 8 mins 2 secs

"I heard one voice because I had learned that learning is attained BY teaching. I understood that I COULD NOT ATONE FOR MYSELF ALONE."On the one hand, we're asked to accept atonement for ourselves. This is because our own mind...

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33. Accepting the Holy Spirit's help

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2020 885 words 3 mins 55 secs

Here is a very important statement by Jesus:

"Never attempt to OVERLOOK your guilt BEFORE you ask the Holy Spirit's help."

Notice how this says ****NEVER****. That means, without exception. The Holy Spirit is supposed to be involved in ALL healing and...

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32. Are you going to accept ALL of what Jesus wrote?

Thursday, Oct 08, 2020 540 words 2 mins 24 secs

A. Sometimes ACIM says things like "God has not many Sons, but only One."

B. Sometimes ACIM says things like "We are the Sons of God Himself and therefore as holy as He is"

Which is true? A? B? or Both? Why...

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31. Complete forgiveness is accepting atonement

Saturday, Apr 04, 2020 1728 words 7 mins 40 secs

In ACIM, Jesus spells out that forgiveness and atonement are the same thing, and so is true perception. These are all a state in which there is recognition, accurate perception, and a forgiving attitude which sees that there is no...

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30. Don't accept the world

Tuesday, Nov 05, 2019 490 words 2 mins 10 secs

There is a risk of accepting the world. Because we have to be aware that our perception and beliefs have a lot to do with what we see in the world, or as the world.

If we are in ego and...

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29. Accepting reality - everything in the Kingdom is still perfect

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 779 words 3 mins 27 secs

"This is a very simple course. Perhaps you do not feel that a course which, in the end, teaches nothing more than that only reality is true is necessary. But do you believe it?"

Before the separation from God and the...

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28. Should you question everything?

Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 929 words 4 mins 7 secs

Every question contains fear. Knowledge is a state of total certainty, in which there is nothing to ask, no questions, no doubts, no fear. When you have knowledge, there is no basis for needing to ask anything.

When you don't have...

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27. How can you accept the world?

Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 1008 words 4 mins 28 secs

Is it possible to accept the world?

First of all, we have to keep in mind that we have perception, and our perception of the world is going to change depending on our mindset. This renders the world not really a...

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26. Beware of accepting the world

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019 945 words 4 mins 12 secs

There is a common trend towards trying to accept everything in the world. To allow it. To give it permission. To let it be whatever way it is.

There is one part of this which is beneficial. If you resist things,...

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25. When you can't help someone

Tuesday, Apr 09, 2019 875 words 3 mins 53 secs

When someone becomes afraid, they also become resistant to being helped. The fear and victimhood is really a choice to deny and resist the truth, and so they do not want the truth. This can make the situation very difficult...

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24. Have a little willingness to accept the truth

Saturday, Dec 29, 2018 2129 words 9 mins 27 secs

Very simply the entire separation from God is a matter of becoming confused about what is true and what is false. That which is really true (God's truth) has been associated with all the properties of what is false, and...

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23. Denial or acceptance - its your only choice

Saturday, Aug 25, 2018 3856 words 17 mins 8 secs

In terms of the truth, these are our only two options: either accept it as it is, or deny it. Denying it is an attempt to reject what the truth is, and to replace it with something else.

Jesus says denial...

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