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97. Why you have ego rebounds - you do not want the truth

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2023 1203 words 5 mins 20 secs1 comments

In the separation from God and yourself, all that's happened is a part of your mind has believed in being separate. This "split mind" believes things which are not true, and not of God.

We call it the ego,...

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96. Why do ACIM teachers keep choosing death?

Sunday, Oct 22, 2023 3110 words 13 mins 49 secs

This will be a touchy and controversial subject. But we need to be more honest about death and what exactly is going on when spiritual people keep getting sick.

When someone's body dies, and when people have believed that the...

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95. A forgiveness prayer for the sick and dying

Monday, Oct 16, 2023 1071 words 4 mins 45 secs

If a person is sick, God is a murderer.

If the sickness exists, if it has reality, it has been created, then it must have been created by God.

Only what God creates is real, or exists, or...

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94. The need for miracles of healing

Saturday, Apr 22, 2023 1738 words 7 mins 43 secs

Forgiveness is a state of mind in which you recognize that there is nothing that NEEDS forgiving. It is a recognition in which you know there is no sin, sin is impossible, attack is impossible, so nothing can have...

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93. Do not allow your brother to be sick

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2023 1528 words 6 mins 47 secs

I’ll say this straight and try not to be too insensitive.

If someone is sick they are deceived. All sickness is an illusion. Death is a lie. If someone seems to be sick, they are lying. Sickness is dishonesty...

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92. You are immortal, so stop trying to die!

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2023 2759 words 12 mins 15 secs

"You are not sick, and you cannot die. But you CAN confuse your self with things that do."

"You play the game of death, of being helpless, pitifully tied to dissolution in a world which shows no mercy to...

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91. The Holy Spirit is the idea of healing

Wednesday, Mar 01, 2023 487 words 2 mins 9 secs

"The Holy Spirit is the IDEA of healing."

"Healing does not come DIRECTLY from God, who knows His Creations as perfectly whole."

"But healing is nevertheless OF God, because it proceeds from His Voice and from His laws."


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90. Miracles give life through love from God

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2023 749 words 3 mins 19 secs

All sickness is merely a lack of love. When love is lacking, life is lacking. There is a diminishing of light, of presence, of strength. In the darkness there begins to be limitation, deterioration, fragmentation, weakness and corruption.


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89. You may be cursing others with your guilt

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2022 633 words 2 mins 48 secs

In ACIM there is a lot of talk about imprisoning someone, and also about setting them free. Jesus actually says that you can either a) amplify the sickness of another by reinforcing beliefs they already have, or b) weaken...

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88. Lost in a perception of physical suffering

Thursday, Oct 20, 2022 536 words 2 mins 22 secs

If someone tells you that something is medically wrong with a person, your mind will narrow. You'll probably find yourself focusing on their body. You'll feel like you are locked into the situation with no way to escape it....

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87. The sick are merciless to everyone - but miracles can undo it

Monday, May 09, 2022 1799 words 7 mins 59 secs1 comments

Ok so, this is possibly a touchy subject, and I'm not trying to make anyone feel guilty. If you have some kind of a sickness, pain, upset, disability, whatever, this is going to be talking about that and I...

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86. The temptation of a sick body

Thursday, Apr 14, 2022 772 words 3 mins 25 secs

A person's body is held up as a picture. It covers up who they are. It says, "this is true of me." Or "this is what I am."

"You made the body in attempting to deceive yourself."

"What you...

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85. The ego disease - a world of mentally ill people

Monday, Mar 28, 2022 2745 words 12 mins 12 secs

"Into eternity, where all is one, there crept a tiny, mad idea, at which the Son of God remembered not to laugh. In his forgetting did the thought become a serious idea, and possible of both accomplishment and real...

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84. The truth about sickness, fear and victimhood

Thursday, Mar 24, 2022 1024 words 4 mins 33 secs

In ACIM Jesus sometimes says some things which would be .... possibly offensive... to many people. These truth bombs don't go so far as to point fingers or to try to make people guilty, but it's quite likely that...

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83. How projecting sin makes your body sick <3

Thursday, Mar 24, 2022 3864 words 17 mins 10 secs

There is a lot of resistance to this very radical part of ACIM, so let's look at it even more closely.

When you project sin onto others, you are accusing them of your own sins. You do this to...

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82. Sickness is just a mistake

Sunday, Jun 20, 2021 1131 words 5 mins 1 secs

Jesus refers in the course to sickness as "a magical solution". It's an attempt to solve a problem. The only problem is, this solution is mistaken, because it actually does something opposite to what the person thinks it will do.


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81. Sickness is impossible for immortals

Thursday, Jun 10, 2021 1478 words 6 mins 34 secs

What you are, what everyone is, is only that which God has given you to be. There is no other truth about you. The only truth about you is the truth you have inherited from God, who is the only...

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80. Praying for the cancelling of sickness

Sunday, May 02, 2021 2038 words 9 mins 3 secs

There's a technique you can try, to help with removing sickness. I call it cancelling. Sometimes Holy Spirit advises me to do this.Basically, you attempt to focus on the NON-EXISTENCE of the symptom or problem. To recognize it as nothing....

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79. Those who are sick are trying to die, but they don't deserve to

Sunday, Apr 18, 2021 856 words 3 mins 48 secs

Anyone who is sick, is trying to kill themselves.

That's the harsh truth of it.

"Sickness is but a little death."

"Sickness where guilt is absent cannot come, ***for it is but another form of guilt***."

ALL sickness, is induced by guilt. And guilt...

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78. Undoing the god of sickness

Thursday, Dec 03, 2020 1479 words 6 mins 34 secs

When you are confused by believing the ego's world, you assign to illusions all the properties of reality. You take the properties of God away from God and from your real self, and give them to the non-existent world.

This is...

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