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55. Earth is a mirror reflecting heaven or hell

Thursday, Apr 21, 2022 931 words 4 mins 8 secs

"That was the first projection of error outward. The world (Earth) arose to hide it, and became the screen (mirror) on which it was projected (a second projection ONTO the mirror which produces perception - what is reflected back...

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54. God's thought system of heaven is holographic

Friday, Jan 14, 2022 888 words 3 mins 56 secs

"The recognition of the part as whole, as of the whole in every part, is PERFECTLY natural. For it is the way GOD thinks, and what is natural to Him, IS natural to you." "Each part you remember adds...

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53. There are only two states, heaven and earth

Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 1025 words 4 mins 33 secs

Logically speaking, there can only ever be two states. There is "what is", and there is its opposite - "what is not". The separation from God was nothing other than an attempt to experience "what is not", which was an...

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52. The real world is between heaven and earth

Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 977 words 4 mins 20 secs

The real world is not this world. It is not planet Earth. Nor is it in fact the same thing as the forgiven world.

The real world is a "borderland of thought" which is IN BETWEEN this world and...

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51. Forgiveness is the reflection of heaven

Thursday, Jul 29, 2021 1458 words 6 mins 28 secs

The truth of the reality of God's Kingdom is the true nature of your soul. Every property, quality and characteristic of what you are, is given by God. God creates only like himself, and God is immortal.

The result is that...

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50. God's Kingdom is a perfect hologram

Thursday, Jul 08, 2021 948 words 4 mins 12 secs

Reality, Heaven, the Kingdom of God, God's mind and thought system, real existence, Creation, your Divine Home, the Sonship, and the dwelling place of all the Creations of Light, is "structured" as a perfect hologram.

If you don't know how a...

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49. The perception of heaven as the real world

Saturday, Jun 05, 2021 1407 words 6 mins 15 secs

"Do not perceive ANYTHING God did not create, or you ARE denying Him."So you can PERCEIVE something God CREATED, which is in heaven?

"ALL His Thoughts are thus perfectly united within themselves and with each other because they were created neither...

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48. You can see God and your Brothers in Heaven

Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 665 words 2 mins 57 secs

It is not possible to PERCEIVE **within** reality, because there is no perception WITHIN reality. Perception is an interpretative process based on judgement. You can evaluate reality and PERCEIVE it, but this isn't the SAME as knowing it or DIRECTLY...

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47. Spacetime is heaven's exact opposite in every way

Friday, Oct 02, 2020 1134 words 5 mins 2 secs

The world, Earth, this universe, was made as an EXACT LOGICAL OPPOSITE to God's Kingdom. It was made on purpose to OPPOSE every possible quality of God's nature, so as to ATTACK God's nature and suggest that since this world...

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46. There are different things in heaven

Sunday, Aug 16, 2020 1697 words 7 mins 32 secs

Ok so this might be a bit controversial.

It seems to me, there MUST be "different things" in heaven, somehow. When you start to look at it, there's just too many different things happening there.

1) God created the one son or...

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45. You think you are outside the Kingdom in another world

Sunday, Feb 09, 2020 758 words 3 mins 22 secs

"When God created you (in Heaven), He made you part of Him. That is why attack WITHIN the Kingdom is impossible. But YOU made the ego without love, and so it does not love YOU. You could not remain WITHIN...

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44. Accepting reality - everything in the Kingdom is still perfect

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 779 words 3 mins 27 secs

"This is a very simple course. Perhaps you do not feel that a course which, in the end, teaches nothing more than that only reality is true is necessary. But do you believe it?"

Before the separation from God and the...

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43. There is no life outside of heaven

Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 1228 words 5 mins 27 secs

"There IS no life outside of Heaven. Where God created life, there life must be. In any state apart from Heaven, life is illusion. At best, it seems like life; at worst, like death. Yet both are judgments on what...

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42. Some things are possible only in heaven

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 1173 words 5 mins 12 secs

There are some things which ACIM states are not possible in this world, and which is only possible upon leaving this world, leaving the body, and returning to Heaven with God.

1. Creation

2. Your creations

3. Totally freed will

4. Knowledge

5. Eternal Life


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41. Heaven and Earth are two different worlds

Monday, Jun 03, 2019 695 words 3 mins 5 secs

Look at all these clear statements by Jesus testifying that you can either be IN HEAVEN, or ON EARTH. They are TWO WORLDS, two places, two locations if you will. You can be IN heaven, or ON earth. When you...

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40. Heaven is a place, Earth is not a place

Monday, Feb 25, 2019 986 words 4 mins 22 secs

"The Kingdom of Heaven is the dwelling place of the Son of God, who left not his Father, and dwells not apart from Him. Heaven is not a place nor a condition. It is merely an awareness of perfect Oneness,...

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39. The real world absolutely IS Heaven!

Sunday, Feb 03, 2019 315 words 1 mins 24 secs

"Sit quietly and look upon the world you see, and tell yourself, "The real world is not like this. It has no buildings, and there are no streets where people walk alone and separately. There are no stores where people...

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38. You seem to be outside the kingdom, in a dream of exile

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 1484 words 6 mins 35 secs

"T-23.II.19. There is no life outside of Heaven. 2 Where God created life, there life must be. 3 In any state apart from Heaven life is illusion. 4 At best it seems like life; at worst, like death. 5 Yet...

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37. Earth and Heaven are different worlds

Sunday, Dec 23, 2018 625 words 2 mins 46 secs

Yes Earth is not Heaven. Being ON EARTH, on the physical planet earth, is NOT being in Heaven. You cannot be in both places, and you cannot see both worlds. One or the other. This is your only choice. Either...

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36. What is the real world? The forgiven world? Heaven?

Friday, Dec 21, 2018 4763 words 21 mins 10 secs

In ACIM we're told about "the real world" and many people have different ideas about what that's referring to. Here's my take on it. It took me quite a long time to realize this.

Contrary to popular belief, the real world...

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