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19. Identifying with spirit

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2023 1369 words 6 mins 5 secs

What you believe is true, you will believe is true of you, and therefore defines what you are. You become one with whatever you believe is true. If you believe and trust God's truth, you will identify with your...

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18. Redefining christian elements in ACIM

Saturday, Apr 16, 2022 4546 words 20 mins 12 secs1 comments

A glossary of christianity terms reinterpreted and clarified by Jesus in A Course in Miracles.

Here are some elements of ACIM which may sound christianity-oriented, but of course Jesus redefines and clarifies their meaning.

1. Heaven - is the kingdom...

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17. God and Christ cannot enter a body

Thursday, Jan 21, 2021 910 words 4 mins 2 secs

The body is a separation device. It was made to section off and fence in a SMALL PORTION of mind, which seems then to find itself housed "inside" the body, while the larger portion of mind appears to be "separated...

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16. Learning to forgive with Christ Vision

Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 1856 words 8 mins 14 secs

"To forgive is to OVERLOOK"

"Everything the body sees is an illusion."

Years ago when I began the course, I thought I understood forgiveness. I thought it basically meant not blaming people, and trying to learn that everyone is innocent. It's kind...

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15. Body vision and christ vision are fixed states

Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 1197 words 5 mins 19 secs

They are two MECHANISMS for seeing, and they REPORT in two entirely different ways, and it's to you to decide WHICH OF THEM you are going to listen to. And you cannot listen to them both, fully, at once.

"The body's...

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14. Christ vision is inclusive, body vision is exclusive

Friday, Jul 12, 2019 3617 words 16 mins 4 secs

"Christ vision" ... "beholds a light beyond the body" ... "looks on everyone, on every circumstance, all happenings and events, without the slightest fading of the light it sees."

Christ Vision is an all inclusive way to see. It's as if...

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13. Body vision versus Christ Vision - a collection of ACIM quotes

Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 5198 words 23 mins 6 secs

This is a MAJOR axis in the course, transitioning from false perception to true perception. Learning to overlook the world of bodies and see beyond it to the light of the real world, so that you are ready to move...

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12. The world (anti-christ) is made as a veil of idols

Sunday, Jun 02, 2019 434 words 1 mins 55 secs

"An idol is a false impression, or a false belief; some form of **anti-Christ** which constitutes a gap BETWEEN the Christ and what you see."

So anti-christ or "the world of idols" is some kind of wall that you interpose between...

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11. Body vision and christ vision occur simultaneously - two forms of perception at once

Sunday, Dec 23, 2018 3023 words 13 mins 26 secs

When you are having true perception.... "M-8.6. The body's eyes will continue to see differences. 2 But the mind that has let itself be ***HEALED*** will no longer acknowledge them. 3 There ***will be those who seem to be "sicker"***...

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10. Christ's vision looks upon himself as the world disappears

Wednesday, Nov 07, 2018 370 words 1 mins 38 secs

Before the separation, let's say you were wholly Christ, you were everywhere, and you looked upon yourself and saw yourself everywhere.

Then the separation came along and put a "rift" down the middle of you, separating you from the other half...

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9. Christ's vision overlooks the body and the world

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 1390 words 6 mins 10 secs

If you're seeing bodies, your vision is blinded by sight of form.

Christ's vision LOOKS PAST bodies to the truth and does not see physical forms.


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8. God created multiple sons in the sonship along with the Son of God Christ

Sunday, Nov 26, 2017 1095 words 4 mins 51 secs

"I could not atone for MYSELF ALONE. Listening to one Voice implies the decision to share It in order to hear It yourself. The Mind that was in me is still irresistibly drawn to EVERY MIND CREATED BY GOD, because...

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7. The physical world itself is a state of false perception in the mind of Christ

Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017 429 words 1 mins 54 secs

Here is a very interesting paragraph from ACIM:

"The world is false perception. It is born of error, and it has not left its source. It will remain no longer than the thought that gave it birth is cherished. When the...

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6. As Christ you have authority over illusions

Saturday, May 06, 2017 322 words 1 mins 25 secs

As Christ, you have AUTHORITY over illusions. Authority over the ego. Authority over death.

This authority doesn't mean you are equal with illusions or equal in power with the ego. The ego has NO power. Your Authority reveals that you HAVE...

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5. The metaphysics of Christianity seems to make sense

Sunday, Apr 23, 2017 1525 words 6 mins 46 secs

Christianity makes sense. It makes logical sense. The structure of its metaphysics is consistent, albeit mistaken. But here's a secret... everyone who has an ego believes the Christian doctrine, because it's really a doctrine base on the ego's thought system...

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4. Do you need to be fully awake in Christ to perform miracles?

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 933 words 4 mins 8 secs

Do you need to be fully awake in Christ in order to perform miracles? NO!!!!!!!!!

ACIM says of the miracle, "The miracle is taken first on faith, because to ask for it implies the mind has been made ready to conceive...

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3. Trying to be separate from God is being the anti-christ

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 566 words 2 mins 30 secs

If you are trying to be separate from God, you are trying to be the antichrist.

If you believe in separation to any degree, this is the same thing as believing that you are in darkness, and therefore that you are...

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2. You as Christ have not been changed even a tiny little bit

Sunday, Jul 03, 2016 672 words 2 mins 59 secs

You as Christ have not been changed even a tiny little bit by anything that supposedly has happened in the world.

You as Christ are perfect love, perfectly invulnerable, perfectly loved and adored by God, and perfectly healthy. You are absolutely...

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1. Your secret identity as Christ

Monday, May 16, 2016 704 words 3 mins 7 secs

Here's your secret. It's a bigger secret than that you tried to kill God's son. And it's a bigger secret than that you attacked God and still want to be separate.

The biggest secret of all, is that you are actually...

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