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16. 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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15. Behind all grievances there is love

Thursday, May 05, 2022 671 words 2 mins 58 secs

The interesting thing about all blocks to awareness, is that there is always love behind them. The block is there to hide the love. The block also makes it seem like the love is not there. But if you...

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14. Sick bodies are accusers

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2020 2869 words 12 mins 45 secs

Sickness in your own body is an attempt to accuse others of sin. It is part of the process of projection. "You but accuse your brother of your own sins" "Sick bodies are accusers".

This is entirely to do with cause...

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13. Dealing with those who accuse you of sins

Friday, Jul 05, 2019 546 words 2 mins 25 secs

Sometimes people try to put you down, condemn you, make you wrong, call you names, claim you sinned etc. They may have a strong opinion, be domineering or power hungry. They may even say something quite vicious designed to push...

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12. Damaged bodies are accusers - demonstrate a healthy body to prove your brother's innocence

Tuesday, Dec 04, 2018 1015 words 4 mins 30 secs



Here is the passage which definitively explains that if you show a damaged,...

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11. A healthy body exonerates your brother - sick bodies are accusers

Thursday, Aug 02, 2018 1735 words 7 mins 42 secs

"Sick bodies are accusers." "Behold, brother, at your hand I die."

Ok now, this is a lesson in cause and effect and what happens when it is reversed.

When your mind is sane, it knows it is "cause". It causes, it creates,...

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10. Sick bodies are accusers - do not choose death

Sunday, Jun 10, 2018 3516 words 15 mins 37 secs

A radical teaching in the Course which not many are willing to accept, is that the condition of your body is still subject to the Golden Rule. That means that what applies to you applies to others equally. So when...

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9. Grief and Loss - it is not necessary to grieve at all

Tuesday, Dec 26, 2017 2182 words 9 mins 41 secs

"No one can suffer loss unless it be his own decision."

"The miracle is proof he is not bound by loss or suffering in any form, because it can so easily be changed."

"I am in the likeness of my Creator. I...

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8. You but accuse your brother of your own sins

Tuesday, May 02, 2017 579 words 2 mins 34 secs

"You but accuse your brother of your own sins." - ACIM

Every single occurrence of you being angry at someone, blaming them, being afraid of them, believing they are doing something to you, being hurt by them, getting revenge, or whatever......

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7. Whatever you do you are innocent

Sunday, Apr 02, 2017 301 words 1 mins 20 secs

No matter what you do you are innocent!

This is true, but it is grossly misunderstood and misused by the ego.

In order for this truth to apply, you have to BE in your innocence. It can't be intellectual. You can't use...

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6. Whatever you're upset about, it's about you

Monday, Nov 28, 2016 848 words 3 mins 46 secs

Whatever you're upset about, it's not about anyone else, NO MATTER how much it seems to be someone else's fault.

Where is the upset located? Is your upset inside someone else's body? No, it's inside your body.

All of your feelings are...

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5. Special love and special hate are within you

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016 664 words 2 mins 57 secs

The Course talks about how special love covers up special hate.

I always thought of this as though special love is our special relationships, isolated friendships, marriages, etc. ... and that the special hate was 'somewhere else' in some unconscious realm...

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4. Thoughts of accusation accuse you as well

Sunday, Oct 30, 2016 316 words 1 mins 24 secs

It is not possible to hold a thought of accusation in your own mind, which seems to be about someone else, without YOU also receiving side-effects from that thought. That thought is toxic.

A thought of attack, even if it's a...

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3. Whatever you are perceiving you believe it is the truth

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016 692 words 3 mins 4 secs

Whatever you are perceiving, whatever you are believing, you ALWAYS believe that you are experiencing the truth.

If you are feeling guilty, you believe this is the truth. If you are projecting guilt, you believe that its true that the other...

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2. Making something special requires something else to be hated

Friday, Jun 10, 2016 958 words 4 mins 15 secs

One thing people in the world don't realize, is that when you make one part of the world 'special', it HAS to make other parts of the world rejected.

So if I say, I really love Mac computers, it tends to...

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1. Punishment is a sign of unforgiveness

Friday, May 06, 2016 195 words 0 mins 52 secs

Punishment is never called for. Ever. It is a sign of unforgiveness.

ALL mistakes are forgivable.

This doesn't mean you can use this to justify harm, because to *experience* innocence prevents you from being harmful. You don't therefore abstain from harm just...

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