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231. 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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230. You must forgive God and undo the false God you made

Monday, Jan 16, 2023 1575 words 7 mins 0 secs

In the separation, you confused the true and the false. You assigned God's properties to the false world, BUT YOU ALSO assigned false properties to God. This turned God into an evil enemy to you in your perception of...

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229. You have and are nothing other than what God gave you

Monday, Dec 19, 2022 1316 words 5 mins 50 secs

The true nature of your Holy Self is that you are a CHANNEL FOR GOD. You are a medium. You are not an island, you are not the source of anything, and you do not have anything other than...

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228. The separate life

Friday, Sep 30, 2022 919 words 4 mins 5 secs

Separation is really about trying to do everything alone, without God. After all, if you separate yourself off from God, who was essentially doing everything for and with you, you end up in a position where you have do...

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227. Oneness does not mean there are no parts in reality

Sunday, Sep 25, 2022 825 words 3 mins 39 secs

"Creation is the sum of all God's Thoughts, in number infinite, and everywhere without all limit. Only Love creates, and only like Itself. There was no time when all that It created was not there. Nor will there be...

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226. The ego is not a self - you have a real self in God

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2022 1269 words 5 mins 38 secs

While it may seem like the ego is the idea of an individual self, some kind of artificial self, this isn't really an accurate way to frame it. The ego is actually the idea of NOT having a self.


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225. Separation vs The Separation from God

Tuesday, Jul 12, 2022 764 words 3 mins 23 secs

"The Separation HAS occurred. To deny this is merely to misuse denial. However, to concentrate on error is merely a further misuse of legitimate psychic mechanisms. The true corrective procedure, which has already been described as the proper use of...

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224. Finding yourself as a part of God

Thursday, Jun 16, 2022 1336 words 5 mins 56 secs

Lately I feel like I have found a whole new sense of identity, and that I've discovered God.

I have been dwelling on two workbook lessons, 91 and 92. They talk about how I am not a body, and...

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223. Being a host to the Power of God

Wednesday, Jun 15, 2022 899 words 3 mins 59 secs

"My Father gives all power unto me."

"all power and glory are yours because the Kingdom is His"

"By teaching the power of the Kingdom of God Himself, He teaches you that ALL POWER IS YOURS."

"All power is given...

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222. Being one with God

Tuesday, Jun 14, 2022 418 words 1 mins 51 secs1 comments

"God and the Souls He created ARE symbiotically related. They are COMPLETELY dependent on each other."

I'm realizing that dependence on God is what this path is really leading to. As the course says, God is the mind with which...

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221. Do you feel unworthy of God?

Monday, May 23, 2022 1841 words 8 mins 10 secs

"Whenever you question your value, say, "God Himself is incomplete without me."

"God is incomplete without you, simply because His grandeur is total, and you cannot BE missing from it."

"YOU are the work of God, and
His Work is...

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220. God's creations come with a guarantee

Thursday, May 05, 2022 795 words 3 mins 31 secs

God is permanence. What God creates is also permanent. How can it be, that if God has created you as permanent, that you can malfunction? The whole idea that you can even have anything wrong with you is completely...

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219. The ego believes it has triumphed over God as his enemy and opposite

Tuesday, May 03, 2022 1282 words 5 mins 41 secs

"To the ego, THE EGO IS GOD."

"The ego's goal is quite explicitly EGO AUTONOMY. From the beginning, then, its PURPOSE is to be separate, sufficient unto itself, and independent of any power EXCEPT ITS OWN. This is WHY...

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218. The ego's attack on God

Monday, May 02, 2022 1211 words 5 mins 22 secs

"Listening to the ego's voice MEANS that you believe it is possible to attack God. You believe that a part of Him has been torn away by YOU."

"We have repeatedly emphasized that the ego DOES believe it...

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217. Your sinlessness is guaranteed by God

Thursday, Apr 28, 2022 3368 words 14 mins 58 secs

I really like this term - "sinlessness". It feels good. It feels the way "there is no sin" feels when I say it. That my sinlessness is guaranteed by God, is right up with there "I am still as God...

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216. I am still as God created me

Sunday, Apr 03, 2022 641 words 2 mins 50 secs

"I am not a body I am free, for I am still as God created me."

You cannot define yourself. God created you. You had no say in this because you didn't exist at the time. You came into...

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215. This meaningless world is a mirror for God's reflection

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2022 1384 words 6 mins 9 secs1 comments

It's important for us to be willing to look at the world and recognize that it HAS NO MEANING. The world ITSELF is utterly meaningless. It was made as a projected idea of the opposite of God. God is...

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214. God is my strength and power

Saturday, Mar 19, 2022 956 words 4 mins 14 secs

In ACIM there are lessons surrounding the idea that God is my strength. It's a very simple 4-word sentence. But in it you can also see the dynamic of relationship between you and God, in terms of the power...

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213. Being a channel for God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit

Wednesday, Mar 09, 2022 1323 words 5 mins 52 secs

As a child of God, God has placed himself in you, as an extension of his mind, will and power. You don't really "have" anything "of your own", or exclusive to you, because everything God gives is given to...

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212. To love or not to love God

Monday, Feb 14, 2022 1022 words 4 mins 32 secs

It's very simple.

God is love and we are to have a loving relationship with God.

In love, everything is perfect, holy, immortal, safe and alive.

If you reject God's love, you will introduce hell into your mind. You...

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