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56. Moving into the light to perform miracles

Friday, Mar 31, 2023 1954 words 8 mins 41 secs

"The miracle-worker begins by PERCEIVING light, and translates HIS perception into sureness by continually extending it, and ACCEPTING ITS ACKNOWLEDGMENT. Its EFFECTS assure him IT IS THERE. The therapist does not heal; he LETS HEALING BE. HE can point to...

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55. Choosing away from death

Thursday, Mar 16, 2023 964 words 4 mins 17 secs1 comments

Recently I had a doctor telling me that death was going to be the only way forward. Dr Death, death's representative, told me that my wife had only a 1% chance of living and that I should end her...

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54. The goal of life

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2023 1184 words 5 mins 15 secs

"But to the Holy Spirit, the goal is life, which HAS no end."

The Holy Spirit's goal is eternal life and immortality. That means everything he is doing is working towards the complete resurrection of the entire sonship back to...

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53. Let yourself be forgiven

Monday, Mar 13, 2023 614 words 2 mins 43 secs

Jesus says the only meaningful prayer is for forgiveness. In effect this means asking to BE forgiven.

We know, however, that real forgiveness is a recognition that there is nothing TO forgive, because forgiveness SEES innocence and completely disregards...

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52. The Holy Spirit resurrects us into eternal life

Sunday, Mar 12, 2023 919 words 4 mins 5 secs

"To the ego, the goal is death, which IS its end. But to the Holy Spirit, the goal is life, which HAS no end."

If you imagine that heaven is level 1, above, and earth is level 2, below,...

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51. Let the Holy Spirit fulfill his function

Sunday, Mar 05, 2023 1012 words 4 mins 29 secs

There’s quite a lot in the course about the Holy Spirit having a function. A role which he is supposed to fill, where he does something that you do NOT do.

I think this becomes largely ignored by most...

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50. Let the holy spirit

Sunday, Mar 05, 2023 1599 words 7 mins 6 secs

Quite a lot of quotes here about LETTING the Holy Spirit do stuff for you and through you…

“I will step back and let Him lead the way.”

“Then let him turn within to his Eternal Guide, and...

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49. Thy will not my will be done - being of service to spirit

Saturday, Mar 04, 2023 1122 words 4 mins 59 secs

“Before you will to do anything, ask Me if your will is in accord with Mine. If you are sure that it IS, there will BE no fear.”

Part of the ego belief is that we have a WILL...

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48. Get to know the Holy Spirit

Thursday, Mar 02, 2023 2232 words 9 mins 55 secs

Once upon a time, in heaven, there was a rebellion against the will of God. The children of God believed they were separate, and threw themselves into a nightmare world of magic and hell and death.

God saw this...

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47. 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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46. The struggle of judgement

Thursday, Sep 29, 2022 1277 words 5 mins 40 secs

To judge, is to evaluate, or to decide upon the meaning. We assess, we deduce, and we theorize as to what something is. It's kind of like an attempt to study something, to learn something about it, to understand...

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45. The translation of the meaning of the world

Friday, Sep 23, 2022 1614 words 7 mins 10 secs

Jesus speaks in ACIM about translating hell into heaven, converting somehow the Earth into heaven's reflection. ie that the Earth is neutral/devoid of meaning and we project meaning onto it. Or to put it another way, we decided that...

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44. Changing your interpretation of the world

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 1119 words 4 mins 58 secs

Focusing on this simple formula some more...

"If he senses even the faintest hint of irritation in himself as he responds to anyone, let him instantly realize that he has made an interpretation which is not true. Then let him...

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43. The holy spirit can heal anything through you

Thursday, May 19, 2022 2929 words 13 mins 1 secs

"The Holy Spirit is the IDEA of healing. Being thought, the idea GAINS AS IT IS SHARED."

As we allow ourselves to be healed, we become healed, and in turn become healers. We are able to give the miracles...

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42. Being a channel for God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit

Wednesday, Mar 09, 2022 1323 words 5 mins 52 secs

As a child of God, God has placed himself in you, as an extension of his mind, will and power. You don't really "have" anything "of your own", or exclusive to you, because everything God gives is given to...

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41. Where is the Holy Spirit in all this ACIM study?

Monday, Mar 29, 2021 1086 words 4 mins 49 secs

There are a lot of ACIM students believing that they are working miracles. There's often talk of shifting perception, changing beliefs and so on.

But when you look deeply at what ACIM says, not only does it rarely mention shifts in...

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40. Holy Spirit moves my body

Monday, Nov 09, 2020 838 words 3 mins 43 secs

Ok so.... weird as this will sound... when Holy Spirit does healing with me, it usually entails significant shaking of the body and also movement of body parts. Usually it entails the movement of my head into some kind of...

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39. Accepting the Holy Spirit's help

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2020 885 words 3 mins 55 secs

Here is a very important statement by Jesus:

"Never attempt to OVERLOOK your guilt BEFORE you ask the Holy Spirit's help."

Notice how this says ****NEVER****. That means, without exception. The Holy Spirit is supposed to be involved in ALL healing and...

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38. Inviting the holy spirit to heal you

Saturday, Jul 04, 2020 1291 words 5 mins 44 secs

At the moment, I am focusing on receiving healing. Much has happened the past several months and I am still recovering from it.

One valuable tool I've found is to repeat short phrases in quick succession. These include:

I surrender

I surrender to...

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37. The Holy Spirit's use of your healed body

Sunday, Feb 09, 2020 507 words 2 mins 15 secs

"Now in the hands made gentle by His touch, the Holy Spirit lays a picture of a DIFFERENT you. It is a picture of a body still, for what you REALLY are can not be seen nor pictured. But THIS...

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