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20. Unconditional sight

Thursday, Dec 07, 2023 557 words 2 mins 28 secs

False perception is exclusive vision. It sees only a small part of what there is to see, excluding the rest. It is blinded by form and appearance and cannot see past the surface of an illusory world. It has covered...

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19. Parallels between opposite approaches to ACIM

Sunday, Nov 12, 2023 849 words 3 mins 46 secs

In the two opposing views of ACIM - one that God created this world, and one that he didn't, there are some parallels.

Both views recognize that the ego is a problem and seeks to undo it. Both views recognize...

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18. Making sense of quotes about "the world"

Wednesday, Nov 01, 2023 3628 words 16 mins 7 secs1 comments

In A Course in Miracles, there are many things said using the term "world." Much of this is confusing as to WHICH world it is referring. In helping to sort this out, let's identify the possible worlds. WORLD #1: God...

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17. The reflection of heaven on earth is not heaven itself

Saturday, Oct 28, 2023 2181 words 9 mins 41 secs

In ACIM, we're told that we made a world, which is really spacetime, and a part of this spacetime is planet Earth. This didn't exist before the separation from God, and DEPENDS on the continuation of separation in order to...

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16. Heaven and Earth - A circle within a circle

Thursday, Oct 26, 2023 799 words 3 mins 33 secs

"The body is a tiny fence around a little part of a glorious and completely limitless idea. It draws a circle, infinitely small, around a very little segment of Heaven, splintered from the whole,...

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15. What would God be like if this world were real?

Monday, Oct 16, 2023 712 words 3 mins 9 secs

A very useful tool is to ask yourself the question, "what would God have to be like if he created this?"

An important thing to realize is that whatever God creates, is a part of himself. Whatever he wills,...

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14. Forgive the world of sin

Thursday, Apr 20, 2023 1132 words 5 mins 1 secs

Let's say that the entire contents of spacetime is sin. It is an idea of sin. Sin is a lack of love. The world was made as an attack on God, as a sin against him. Let's say that...

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13. You can only love the world when you see it with loving eyes

Thursday, Mar 23, 2023 1776 words 7 mins 53 secs

If you see the world through your filter of darkness, you'll see a darkened world. The world will appear to be unlovable because you do not see love in it. You see darkness in it, and no-one can love...

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12. Atonement accepts that it never even happened

Thursday, Mar 09, 2023 1410 words 6 mins 16 secs

"How simple is salvation! All it says is what was never true is not true now, and never will be. The impossible has NOT occurred, and CAN have no effects. And that is all."

I've found personally that I...

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11. Forgive the world, huh what now?

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2023 2275 words 10 mins 6 secs

Do I even know what the heck the world even is and how to look at it and forgive it?

"The world is horribly cruel."

What kind of a statement is this? What's happening in the mind? Is the...

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10. There are only two worlds - the real world is actually heaven

Monday, Jan 16, 2023 2470 words 10 mins 58 secs

"It is impossible to see two worlds which have no overlap of any kind. Seek for the one; the other disappears. But one remains. They are the range of choice beyond which your decision cannot go. The real and...

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9. The world cannot change its broken nature

Monday, Jan 02, 2023 1806 words 8 mins 1 secs

The world can't really be held responsible for its nature. It was given its nature by those who made it. It was made for a purpose to serve them. And it functions exactly as they wanted it to.

Its makers...

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8. Feeling peaceful because the world sucks

Sunday, Jan 01, 2023 1365 words 6 mins 3 secs

I feel more relaxed and peaceful, which I think is a result of looking at the world's system of failure, unrelenting attack and constant problems.

There was always an effort to resist the world going wrong, a constant tension...

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7. The unreality of the world

Sunday, Nov 06, 2022 2507 words 11 mins 8 secs

A collection of ACIM quotes focusing on the UNREALITY of the world. It is vital, and our only task, to correctly identify the world AS unreal, to take away from it all sense of reality and assign it to...

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6. Enjoy the forgiven world

Thursday, Oct 06, 2022 702 words 3 mins 7 secs

The way I see the world, I recognize at least in theory that it was made by mistake. It was made to oppose God's nature, even as an attack on God. It is unnatural and strange and filled with...

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5. The vanishing forgiven world

Tuesday, Sep 08, 2020 711 words 3 mins 9 secs

When the world is seen with false perception, that is, with the body's eyes being believed and seeing nothing else, blinded by perception of form, the world seems like a dark prison and God is nowhere.

When you lift up and...

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4. The forgiven world is NOT REAL

Friday, Jan 25, 2019 434 words 1 mins 55 secs

See if you can follow this. It's quite simple and clear....

"A world forgiven cannot last. 2 It was the home of bodies .... 5 The world of bodies is the world of sin, for only if there were a body...

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3. What is the real world? The forgiven world? Heaven?

Friday, Dec 21, 2018 4763 words 21 mins 10 secs

In ACIM we're told about "the real world" and many people have different ideas about what that's referring to. Here's my take on it. It took me quite a long time to realize this.

Contrary to popular belief, the real world...

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2. A forgiven world cannot last

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 663 words 2 mins 56 secs

"To forgive is to OVERLOOK"

"Forgiveness recognizes what you thought your brother did to you has not occurred. It does not pardon sins and make them real. It sees there was no sin. And in this view are all your sins...

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1. Beyond the forgiven world - the end of the world

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 2483 words 11 mins 2 secs

A selection of quotes (with mostly my emphasis) talking about how this world ends and how you move beyond it to Heaven...

"Now He waits but that one instant more for God to take His final step, and TIME HAS DISAPPEARED,...

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