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40. Your attack against reality

Tuesday, Dec 05, 2023 824 words 3 mins 39 secs

"Your sleeping and waking dreams have different forms, and that is all. THEIR CONTENT IS THE SAME. They are your protest AGAINST reality, and your fixed and insane wish to CHANGE it."

We are in a state of denial...

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39. You're still innocent underneath your guilt

Friday, Oct 06, 2023 1775 words 7 mins 53 secs

God willed that you be innocent forever, and God's will is done. Nothing can ever change this. This innocence isn't merely some kind of judgement of your condition. It's your actual permanent state of being. In your being, in...

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38. The world must be denied

Thursday, Jul 06, 2023 846 words 3 mins 45 secs

If ACIM is to be believed, and interpreted correctly, it is literally saying that this world is the OPPOSITE of what's real. And therefore it is completely unlike the nature of God's Kingdom. Indeed, unlike your real self.

"For...

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37. 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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36. Deny anything and everything that is not of God

Friday, Jan 20, 2023 1011 words 4 mins 29 secs

Since you are OF God, being FROM God, you are exactly LIKE God. You cannot BE like anything else because you are not of or from anything else. You are not OF this world, or OF the body, or...

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35. The world is always a disappointment

Saturday, Dec 10, 2022 3569 words 15 mins 51 secs1 comments

"You do not really want the world you see, for it has disappointed you since time began."

Let me first just say that I don't intend for this to be a "negative" post. Nor is it being pessimistic. But it's...

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34. God gave your mind the freedom to deny itself

Thursday, Oct 27, 2022 2783 words 12 mins 22 secs2 comments

"If you deny Him, you bring sin, pain, and suffering into your OWN mind, because of the power He gave it. Your mind is capable of creating worlds, but it can also DENY what it creates, because it is...

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33. The separation has actually occurred

Thursday, Oct 27, 2022 1950 words 8 mins 39 secs

Read this carefully from ACIM.

"The Separation HAS occurred. To deny this is merely to misuse denial."

These are Jesus's words. They are correct. It does not say that impossible separation from God has been made possible. It does...

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32. 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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31. Miracle mindedness depends on denying the world

Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022 982 words 4 mins 21 secs

The connection between denying illusions and working miracles...

"The miracle worker is one who accepts my kind of denial and projection, unites his own inherent abilities to deny and project with mine, and imposes them back on himself and...

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30. Miracle working is the proper use of denial

Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 564 words 2 mins 30 secs1 comments

Denial has two applications. Either to deny reality, or to deny unreality. The ego uses it to deny God. You as a miracle worker are to USE DENIAL to deny anything NOT of God any power to do anything.

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29. The proper use of denial to protect you

Saturday, Sep 11, 2021 704 words 3 mins 7 secs

The world is the denial of God. The body is the denial of God. If you side with the world and body you give them power to affect you. It's a way of saying that your own dream is dreaming...

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28. Fear affirms love, denial affirms truth, ego affirms God

Friday, Aug 27, 2021 911 words 4 mins 2 secs

"denial DEPENDS on the real belief in what is denied for its OWN existence."

To deny something, implies that you actually believe it EXISTS, but that you do not WANT to acknowledge its existence. This isn't the same as the thing...

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27. Sickness is simply denial

Thursday, Nov 19, 2020 668 words 2 mins 58 secs

"The denial of God is the ego's religion."

At the soul level, everyone is immortal and holy. There is no problem, no unhappiness, no sickness, no death.

At the mind level, which is part of the soul, and perhaps only part of...

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26. The proper use of denial to work miracles

Saturday, Nov 14, 2020 2671 words 11 mins 52 secs

What is true is true. God's truth and reality are the only truth and reality. God's truth is permanent and cannot be changed or damaged. This means that you can either accept tit, or you can PRETEND it is not...

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25. 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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24. The purpose of removing blocks to awareness

Friday, Apr 19, 2019 1373 words 6 mins 6 secs

Your natural condition is that you are a powerful, loving, mind-causal, capable, miraculous being, who can do literally anything.

"There is nothing my holiness cannot do."

"There is no order of difficulty in miracles."

That "nothing" is utterly literal and all encompassing. Anything...

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23. Fear is an attempt to hurt yourself and deny your immortality

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 3076 words 13 mins 40 secs

"All forms of sickness, even unto death, are physical expressions of the FEAR of awakening."

Fear is not "just fear". It's not just "an emotion". It's not just "one thing". It's not just "a reaction". Everything that fear appears to be,...

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22. People pleasing is hell

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 870 words 3 mins 52 secs

When you are a people pleaser, it means that you hide yourself from others. You do this by putting a mask or "persona", a facade or "face" over the top of yourself, showing to the world only what you want...

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21. 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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