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13. Give up all the pleasures of the world

Friday, Jun 23, 2023 856 words 3 mins 48 secs

We are asked to be willing to give up "the pleasures of the world." The reason is that, if we see ourselves as at the effect of anything in the world, we're saying it has power over us to...

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12. Peace and love and happiness are given by God to share with him

Monday, Jun 19, 2023 546 words 2 mins 25 secs

If you want to experience any of the attributes that are true of God, such as love, peace, happiness, health, joy, power, etc, then it does entail actually moving closer to God. God has these attributes in him as...

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11. The world doesn't affect you

Friday, Jun 16, 2023 1608 words 7 mins 8 secs

I've been getting hints for a while, that there is a disconnect between inner and outer states, or between how I experience the world and what the world does. That it's possible to remain in a state of happiness...

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10. Can you save the world?

Wednesday, Dec 07, 2022 795 words 3 mins 31 secs

If you want to be happy, and the world is a shit hole, can you be happy? If the world is broken, everything keeps dying, nothing lasts, sooner or later everything goes to hell, and there's an insurmountable amount...

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9. Nightmares vs Happy Dreams

Tuesday, Nov 08, 2022 1237 words 5 mins 29 secs

Nightmares and happy dreams have one thing in common, they are both dreams. It cannot be the fact that it is a dream that determines whether it is happy or not. It also can't really be a matter of...

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8. The world can never make you happy

Wednesday, Mar 17, 2021 1060 words 4 mins 42 secs

It is not natural to feel sad, unhappy, depressed, angry, alone, lost, grieving, frustrated, offended, victimized, weak, afraid, guilty, sinful, hurt, broken or annoyed. These are NOT natural. They are NOT the signs of a person being "emotionally mature" or...

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7. If you’re unhappy and you know it, choose again

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 797 words 3 mins 32 secs

You always perceive in people what you CHOOSE to see in them.

If you CHOOSE to be upset and angry, it CHANGES how people look. It makes them SEEM like they are attacking you. And because of this change in YOUR...

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6. Would you rather be right or happy, or wrong, or correct?

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019 657 words 2 mins 55 secs

Sometimes in the heat of conversations, people throw forth the "you'd rather be right than happy" quote. Funnily enough this quote is usually given by someone trying to be right. ;-)

Anyway, what is this "being right" thing? It begins when...

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5. Would you rather be right or happy?

Friday, Mar 02, 2018 977 words 4 mins 20 secs

Trying to be "right" happens when you yourself believe you are guilty ie wrong.

So you first of all believe you yourself are guilty and you're experiencing the guilt. Then, typically, you project the guilt and try to disassociate from it.


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4. Are you hiding in your happy place?

Thursday, Feb 01, 2018 1221 words 5 mins 25 secs

We are responsible for creating this world, not God.

We are responsible for creating our bodies and everything that seems to happen here.

This entire universe would not exist AT ALL if it were not for Sons of God dreaming it.

Prior to...

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3. In need of some good news? Everything is okay. Be happy!

Friday, Jun 02, 2017 684 words 3 mins 2 secs

Here's some very simple logic which will be hard to actually accept if you have an ego.

In God's truth, nothing real has happened to warrant any kind of upset, suffering or concern. Absolutely nothing has gone wrong. There's no grounds...

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2. Enjoyed another angel encounter last night

Saturday, May 13, 2017 205 words 0 mins 54 secs

Did a healing for myself after feeling pain in my hand, which was anger I was holding onto.

After a process of visualizing the healing and commanding it to leave etc, I was again not expecting it but.... there was an...

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1. Remembering the happy truth

Monday, Jan 23, 2017 397 words 1 mins 45 secs

The happy truth behind every seeming disasterous illusion in this world, is that nothing has gone wrong at all and we are still with God.

The happy truth is also that it is actually possible to be immortal, as spirit, and...

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