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34. True healing is the undoing of guilt

Friday, Nov 13, 2020 1024 words 4 mins 33 secs

All sickness is just a form of GUILT. And removing this guilt makes sickness IMPOSSIBLE.

Guilt induces sickness because it demands punishment. It is an agreement to suffer. It is the result of NOT forgiving sin, thus believing sin is real....

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33. Innocence vs Guilt and the Golden Rule

Saturday, Aug 15, 2020 710 words 3 mins 9 secs

"When you forgive the world YOUR guilt, YOU will be free of it. Its innocence does NOT demand your guilt, nor does your guiltlessness rest on ITS sins. This is the obvious, a secret kept from no-one but yourself. And...

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32. The hidden guilt behind anger

Thursday, Aug 06, 2020 1304 words 5 mins 47 secs

I've been noticing lately, in myself, and also in other people, that guilt may not always look like guilt.

I am familiar with guilt in the sense that, let's say, I steal someone's property and then see them struggling without it,...

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31. Free will means there is no grounds for guilt

Saturday, Aug 01, 2020 1029 words 4 mins 34 secs

I was doing something and inquired of Holy Spirit, "Is it okay that I'm doing this?". The response was, "You're free."

This is always the response I get when questioning what I'm doing. Regardless of what I'm doing. Regardless of what...

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30. Anger is an attempt to make someone guilty

Sunday, May 24, 2020 750 words 3 mins 20 secs

"Anger takes many forms, but it cannot long deceive those who will learn that love brings no guilt at all, and what brings guilt cannot be love and must be anger. All anger is nothing more than an attempt to...

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29. There is no sin, guilt, fear, sickness or death

Monday, Feb 24, 2020 258 words 1 mins 8 secs

"There is no sin. Creation is unchanged."

"There IS no guilt in you, for God is blessed in His Son, as the Son is blessed in Him."

"There is no fear in perfect love."

"In the real world, there is no sickness, for...

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28. You're not guilty!

Sunday, May 26, 2019 788 words 3 mins 30 secs

"But you will not realize this, until you accept the eternal fact that God's Son is NOT GUILTY. He DESERVES only love, because he has GIVEN only love."

"Love, Which created me, is what I am."

"Having offered love, only love can...

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27. Guilt and shame and blame are not love or atonement

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 739 words 3 mins 17 secs

When you do something "wrong", if you go into guilt, you're trying to atone for your sin by demonstrating remorse and so on, but this is not love. Nor does it make up for it, nor does it undo it....

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26. You cannot sin or be guilty. These are lies!

Monday, Feb 26, 2018 1816 words 8 mins 4 secs

I've been finding an increasing awareness that there are some things we invented which are not God's way.

Sin. Guilt. Fear. Sickness. Suffering. Death.

Mentally I tend to arrange these things into levels, vertically. God is at the top (symbolically in the...

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25. Guilt is a lie

Sunday, Feb 18, 2018 1112 words 4 mins 56 secs

So there I was, doing something which I was feeling guilty about. But I didn't realize I was feeling guilty. Instead, I noticed I started having fearful thoughts. Except, I didn't realize they were fearful thoughts. But by that point,...

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24. The second source of guilt

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 419 words 1 mins 51 secs

The primary source of guilt is the belief in having sinned against God.

But after this, when guilt has been established, it is denied and made unconscious, then projected, or see as disassociated from your identity.

The problem is, this then justifies...

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23. You must heal your unconscious sin and guilt

Saturday, Dec 23, 2017 2241 words 9 mins 57 secs

A Course in miracles does not mention the phrase "unconscious guilt". However, Jesus does teach about it. In fact, the whole course is about removing the BLOCKS TO AWARENESS. A blocked awareness is indicative of UNCONSCIOUSNESS - not being...

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22. Guilt is absolute bullshit

Sunday, Oct 15, 2017 1828 words 8 mins 7 secs

Continuing with the "it's bullshit" theme, let's look at how guilt is also bullshit.

Guilt is not atonement. It is not compensation. It does not make up for doing something wrong. It does not help the person who you hurt. It...

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21. Trying to be right means you believe you are wrong and are guilty

Monday, Sep 11, 2017 326 words 1 mins 26 secs

Trying to be right is actually an attempt to cover up a belief you have that you are wrong/guilty.

It shouldn't matter in any discussion what other people say or claim or accuse you of. They are only doing that to...

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20. The only reason you are afraid is because you believe you are guilty and should be punished

Friday, Sep 01, 2017 415 words 1 mins 50 secs

If you are not guilty, you have nothing to be afraid of, because you do not believe you deserve punishment.

The innocent have no basis on which to be afraid. They know they are innocent. They cannot take any accusations seriously....

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19. Unworthiness, remose, shame and guilt are bullshit illusions of denial

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 5784 words 25 mins 42 secs

Most people feel some sense of unworthiness. Some people feel it very strongly. Unworthiness means you do not believe you deserve to be loved. You're not good enough or smart enough or perfect enough or something enough. There is something...

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18. Guilt is not really guilt, it is fake guilt and is a huge lie

Tuesday, Jul 04, 2017 1056 words 4 mins 41 secs

It seems as though guilt follows on from sin, but guilt is actually a big lie. When you sinned, you wanted to believe that the separation from God was real, that it has happened in reality with real effects. It...

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17. The physical universe and your body are your denial, covering up your unconscious guilt

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 1662 words 7 mins 23 secs

Before the physical universe came into being, there was only the Son of God and no "other".

The mind of the Son of God contained a state of guilt, which arose from the belief in the separation happening (sin).

The Son...

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16. Our fake innocence is hiding our unconscious guilt

Sunday, Jun 25, 2017 1814 words 8 mins 3 secs

Someone was accusing me of things I believed I didn't really do. They seemed to be just hell-bent on projecting their blame somewhere. It seemed uncalled for, and that I was unfairly treated.

My reaction to this was that I became...

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15. A guiltless mind cannot suffer

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 1389 words 6 mins 10 secs

It is not possible for you to suffer unless there is guilt in your own mind. The only way for a mind to have guilt in it, is for that same mind to believe it is guilty, thus identifying itself...

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