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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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7. The course is really asking us to return to innocence

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 298 words 1 mins 19 secs

This means we need to purify and release and undo all belief in death, punishment, fear, guilt and sin. Every way that we believe we are not worthy of being considered innocent has to go.

While we believe we have really...

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6. There are two ways to be innocent and only one of them will work

Friday, May 19, 2017 683 words 3 mins 2 secs

As you attempt to get rid of parts of yourself that you do not like, such as parts that you have condemned as sinful and guilty, you will gradually be running out of Self to get rid of.

Yet, trying to...

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5. Nothing can affect you when you're sinless

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 657 words 2 mins 55 secs

Those who are holy are not worried about the ego. They don't fear attack. Who they are, is so innocent and free of sin and guilt and fear.

Since there is no sin in them, there is nothing to latch onto....

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4. Pushing the envelope of innocence in God's presence

Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 1459 words 6 mins 29 secs

God was talking to me last night.

I began to ask Him to forgive me for some things. Jesus nudged me that I was making a mistake to ask this. I then wondered if God would forgive me then. God said,...

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3. Whatever you do you are innocent

Sunday, Apr 02, 2017 301 words 1 mins 20 secs

No matter what you do you are innocent!

This is true, but it is grossly misunderstood and misused by the ego.

In order for this truth to apply, you have to BE in your innocence. It can't be intellectual. You can't use...

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2. Let the Holy Spirit decide for you whether you are innocent or not

Monday, Nov 28, 2016 760 words 3 mins 22 secs

"...I do not feel guilty, because the Holy Spirit will undo all the consequences of my wrong decision if I will let Him.

I choose to let Him, by allowing Him to decide for God for me."

In order for you to...

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