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17. 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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16. Letting go of defining the meaning of everything

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 3777 words 16 mins 47 secs1 comments

I have been noticing in myself lately that I keep being judgemental. My thoughts feel like judgements. Even just basic thoughts of "what something is" feels like a judgement. I wondered to myself why I seem to be judging...

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15. Forgiving your self condemnation

Wednesday, May 04, 2022 1283 words 5 mins 42 secs

"Although you have attacked yourself, and very brutally"

In the separation from God, each of us has condemned ourselves. We've accused ourselves of sin, and condemned ourselves to suffer. We want ourselves to be punished, murdered, and destroyed. Ultimately...

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14. Sick bodies are accusers

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2020 2869 words 12 mins 45 secs

Sickness in your own body is an attempt to accuse others of sin. It is part of the process of projection. "You but accuse your brother of your own sins" "Sick bodies are accusers".

This is entirely to do with cause...

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13. Dealing with those who accuse you of sins

Friday, Jul 05, 2019 546 words 2 mins 25 secs

Sometimes people try to put you down, condemn you, make you wrong, call you names, claim you sinned etc. They may have a strong opinion, be domineering or power hungry. They may even say something quite vicious designed to push...

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12. 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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11. A healthy body exonerates your brother - sick bodies are accusers

Thursday, Aug 02, 2018 1735 words 7 mins 42 secs

"Sick bodies are accusers." "Behold, brother, at your hand I die."

Ok now, this is a lesson in cause and effect and what happens when it is reversed.

When your mind is sane, it knows it is "cause". It causes, it creates,...

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10. Sick bodies are accusers - do not choose death

Sunday, Jun 10, 2018 3516 words 15 mins 37 secs

A radical teaching in the Course which not many are willing to accept, is that the condition of your body is still subject to the Golden Rule. That means that what applies to you applies to others equally. So when...

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9. 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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8. Fear of judgement is self-inflicted suffering

Saturday, Feb 10, 2018 1620 words 7 mins 12 secs

I used to attack myself pretty severely through the fear of being judged by others. I was painfully shy and perceived a need to withdraw in an effort to protect myself, but all this did was hurt myself deeply.

My shyness...

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7. You can't judge, forgive, correct, communicate with, attack or be hurt by others

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 847 words 3 mins 45 secs

It's not possible to judge others.

It's not possible to forgive others.

It's not possible to correct others.

It's not possible to communicate with others.

It's not possible to attack others.

It's not possible to be hurt by others.

It nevertheless SEEMS possible to do all...

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6. Judgement and sin and attack are the same thing, happening within your mind

Sunday, Jul 09, 2017 2370 words 10 mins 31 secs

"He who would not forgive must judge, to justify his failure to forgive."

A Course in Miracles tells us that as soon as we cease to be forgiving, we enter into an unforgiving state where judgement is automatic. Judgement is attack....

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5. You but accuse your brother of your own sins

Tuesday, May 02, 2017 579 words 2 mins 34 secs

"You but accuse your brother of your own sins." - ACIM

Every single occurrence of you being angry at someone, blaming them, being afraid of them, believing they are doing something to you, being hurt by them, getting revenge, or whatever......

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4. Being judgmental

Monday, May 01, 2017 758 words 3 mins 22 secs

"He who would not forgive MUST judge to justify his failure to forgive." - ACIM

Meaning, forgiveness is a fixation on the truth that Christ is real and nothing of the ego is real. It fore-gives by having a purely forgiving...

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3. What does it mean to judge?

Friday, Jan 27, 2017 603 words 2 mins 40 secs

If judgement and forgiveness are opposites ("he who would not forgive must judge, to justify his failure to forgive"), then judgement is the condition of being unforgiving.

Being unforgiving really means that you are looking at the appearance of illusions and...

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2. There's a reason why you should not judge

Wednesday, Jan 04, 2017 571 words 2 mins 32 secs

There is a reason why you should not judge, and it has absolutely nothing to do with other people or whether it hurts them.

There is also a reason why you need to forgive, and it has absolutely nothing to do...

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1. Thoughts of accusation accuse you as well

Sunday, Oct 30, 2016 316 words 1 mins 24 secs

It is not possible to hold a thought of accusation in your own mind, which seems to be about someone else, without YOU also receiving side-effects from that thought. That thought is toxic.

A thought of attack, even if it's a...

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