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27. Have gratitude to God for giving you eternal life

Friday, Apr 07, 2023 1340 words 5 mins 57 secs

"I am forever an effect of God."

While it is wonderful to reflect on your truly divine attributes, such as your immortality, invulnerability, permanence and unchangeability, we should also recognize that the ONLY reason you have these attributes is...

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26. Your changelessness is your peace

Tuesday, Apr 04, 2023 1354 words 6 mins 1 secs

"I am as God created me.

I will remain forever as I was

Created by the Changeless like Himself.

And I am one with Him, and He with me."

The truth is that you are incapable of change. You...

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25. Forgiveness looks for the good

Saturday, Apr 01, 2023 1411 words 6 mins 16 secs

Innocence is goodness. If guilt is equated with evil, then innocence is equated with good. In order to forgive someone or something requires looking for the good in them - looking for their innocence. Seeing their harmlessness, their gentleness,...

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24. God loves you very much

Saturday, Mar 11, 2023 1304 words 5 mins 47 secs

This is where my mind went last night. I had no idea God felt so highly of me. Holy Spirit guided my thoughts.

God loves you.

God knows you.

God created you.

God designed you.

God chose you.


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23. Escape from guilt and reclaim your innocence!

Thursday, Nov 17, 2022 629 words 2 mins 47 secs

Resurrecetion and salvation is all about finding freedom from GUILT. Which means reclaiming your INNOCENCE. Guilt is the subtrate of the ego, of all sickness, all forms of suffering, the world, and even death. Without guilt there is no...

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22. You are just mistaken, not guilty

Thursday, Nov 10, 2022 1924 words 8 mins 33 secs

"ANY mistake can be corrected, if TRUTH be left to judge it. But, if the mistake is given the STATUS of truth, to what CAN it be brought? The "holiness" of sin is kept in place by just this...

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21. Your sinlessness is guaranteed by God

Thursday, Apr 28, 2022 3368 words 14 mins 58 secs

I really like this term - "sinlessness". It feels good. It feels the way "there is no sin" feels when I say it. That my sinlessness is guaranteed by God, is right up with there "I am still as God...

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20. The face of innocence

Thursday, Dec 02, 2021 1110 words 4 mins 56 secs2 comments

In A Course in Miracles, Jesus speaks of the face of innocence. This is an aspect of the ego identity which tends to side with "positivity" and "being good" and "people pleasing" and trying to portray itself as innocent, harmless,...

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19. The innocence of miscreation

Tuesday, Jun 22, 2021 3124 words 13 mins 53 secs

How was the tiny mad idea possible? How was it possible for us to mis-create? Why did God give us the ability to try to sin? Did we lose our innocence in the separation? How is it that this world...

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18. You are still innocent

Saturday, Apr 10, 2021 723 words 3 mins 12 secs

The vantage point of heaven looks upon whatever you think you have done, and finds you innocent. Every single time. It does not matter what you think you are doing or how wrong it is or how guilty you feel....

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17. 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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16. The body must be healed to prove your brother's innocence

Friday, Jul 05, 2019 3152 words 14 mins 0 secs

Here is an ACIM teaching which many will find controversial or unacceptable. This is often overlooked or disbelieved. Surely it can't be claiming what it's claiming? Let's find out.

Basically, Jesus says that your body must be healed, so that it...

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15. You must heal your body in order to teach innocence

Thursday, Dec 06, 2018 2265 words 10 mins 3 secs

"The power of witness COMES from your belief. And everything you say or do or think but testifies to what you teach to him. Your body can be means to teach that it has never suffered pain because of him....

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14. Damaged bodies are accusers - demonstrate a healthy body to prove your brother's innocence

Tuesday, Dec 04, 2018 1015 words 4 mins 30 secs



Here is the passage which definitively explains that if you show a damaged,...

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13. To see a sinless body is impossible, bodies are not equal

Monday, Oct 29, 2018 532 words 2 mins 21 secs

It is not possible to see bodies as equal. I know there is a strong movement in society towards trying to see all body types, shapes, sizes, persuasions, as equal. However, this is insane.

If you take the attempt to see...

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12. Judgement is impossible, we are all innocent

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 588 words 2 mins 36 secs

When you are innocent, you can ONLY see innocence. When you are guilty, you can ONLY see guilt.

IF you think that you therefore can objectively, unbiased, clearly discern, "whether or not" your brother is innocent or guilty, you are severely...

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Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 600 words 2 mins 39 secs

These sections from the Course present one of the most CORE parts of Jesus's teaching - that you must USE YOUR BODY to demonstrate the innocence that you believe in. Anyone demonstrating sickness or death believes in attack and is...

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10. Real innocence vs fake innocence

Thursday, Dec 07, 2017 488 words 2 mins 10 secs

Real innocence is invulnerable. It is strong. It needs no defense. It cannot be attacked. It has immortality. It is pure. Sinless. Guiltless. Fearless. It is powerful. Truthful. Honest. Nothing happens to true innocence against its will. True innocence can...

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9. 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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8. 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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