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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

Wednesday, Nov 18, 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

Friday, Nov 13, 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

Monday, Mar 11, 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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20. The simple truth about death - it's just a form of denial

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 318 words 1 mins 24 secs

1) You already have eternal life because God creates only that which is permanent and lives forever.

2) It is not possible to change eternal life or to bring an end to it.

3) You do have the freedom however to DENY...

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19. What is a block to awareness?

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 396 words 1 mins 45 secs

It is any form of DENIAL, which actually PREVENTS you from being consciously aware of something that has been repressed.

That means that while the block remains, it is not merely a matter of you having to deal with "what you...

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18. Miracles translate denial into truth and heal sickness

Friday, Apr 13, 2018 933 words 4 mins 8 secs

(Comments on "the mechanism of miracles.")

"Miracles are merely the translation of denial into truth."

... Here I initially thought Jesus is talking about a typical form of denial, like, not wanting to admit something. But Jesus seems to be referring to...

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17. Using denial to fake applying the course principles

Monday, Feb 26, 2018 997 words 4 mins 25 secs

A desire to affirm what is true or spiritual or more positive, can actually be a form of denial.

What you are actually doing is you are trying to make the bad stuff go away, not by its proper undoing, but...

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16. Pretending to be little by placing blocks on your awareness

Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 714 words 3 mins 10 secs

Identity is completely tied to how much awareness you have.

Everyone believes that "all of their self" is defined by what they are aware of.

When you look within, whatever you are aware of as being within yourself, you will regard that...

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15. What is not love is murder - how we try to get away with it using denial

Sunday, Nov 05, 2017 1247 words 5 mins 32 secs


Here's how this works.

A mind which is fully awake and aware, recognizes that it actually shares a mind with everyone. It is at one with them. It sees its own identity within others,...

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14. Denial and projection is very common

Sunday, Oct 15, 2017 469 words 2 mins 5 secs

Denial is an attempt to get rid of something, make it go away, place it anywhere other than here, push it outside of conscious awareness, and to disassociate from it. It’s an attempt to pretend it does not exist. This...

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13. The two forms of denial

Friday, Oct 06, 2017 293 words 1 mins 18 secs

Denial can be used two ways.

1) Deny God's truth and replace it with lies.

2) Deny lies and replace it with God's truth.

One defends the ego and makes God unreal. The other defends God and makes the ego unreal.

Denial of God...

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