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15. The goal is to know thyself as immortal

Monday, Mar 27, 2023 1183 words 5 mins 15 secs1 comments

"The goal of the curriculum, regardless of the teacher you choose, is KNOW THYSELF. There is nothing else to learn. Everyone is looking for himself and the power and glory he thinks he has lost."

"The Bible instructs you...

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14. Do you know who you really are?

Thursday, Jan 19, 2023 1761 words 7 mins 49 secs2 comments

"The goal of the curriculum, regardless of the teacher you choose, is KNOW THYSELF. ***There is nothing else to learn.*** Everyone is looking for himself and the power and glory he thinks he has lost."

"I do not know...

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13. The goal of the curriculum - know your self AND your brother

Thursday, Oct 01, 2020 583 words 2 mins 35 secs

Basically, you simply just need to remember who you are, as God created you. To "know" your SELF again.

Jesus: "I was a man who remembered the Soul and its knowledge."

"I have nothing that does not come from God. The main...

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12. Know yourself as God created you

Thursday, Aug 08, 2019 1197 words 5 mins 19 secs

A deep message in ACIM is very simply, that God created you as a perfect being, and if you would just BE YOURSELF, the way God intended, there would be no problem. If you would just be clearly in touch...

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11. Nothiing in reality can be perceived, only known

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019 783 words 3 mins 28 secs

This is a potent, and clarifying passage, about the fact that ALL perception (even true) is totally OPPOSITE to reality still. Even Christ vision, even sight of the real world, is STILL a state of separation. "Perception is a separated...

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10. If you’re unhappy and you know it, choose again

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 797 words 3 mins 32 secs

You always perceive in people what you CHOOSE to see in them.

If you CHOOSE to be upset and angry, it CHANGES how people look. It makes them SEEM like they are attacking you. And because of this change in YOUR...

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9. Do I really know anything?

Saturday, Jan 20, 2018 722 words 3 mins 12 secs

So often I believe I know. I think that I have the facts or the information. Or that I have experiene. Or that my assumptions are true. Or that I know better than someone else. Or that they are wrong...

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8. You can share the power of God if you know how to pray

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 1385 words 6 mins 9 secs

You can share the power of God, if you know how to pray. "Prayer (asking) is the medium of miracles". - ACIM

How do you ask? How do you pray? How do you accurately communicate with God as to what you...

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7. We don't know much at all

Friday, Dec 30, 2016 541 words 2 mins 24 secs

"Purpose is meaning. Today's idea explains why nothing you see means anything. You do not know what it is for. Therefore, it is meaningless to you. Everything is for your own best interests. That is what it is for; that...

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6. Do you really know anything?

Friday, Dec 30, 2016 683 words 3 mins 2 secs

Sometimes (ok, often), I think I know what is good or bad. For myself, for other people etc. But I have to question this. Do I really know anything?

What if my efforts to help are hurtful? What if I'm distracting...

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5. I'm getting to know God

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016 436 words 1 mins 56 secs

God is not like anything else. God is constant. God doesn't change. God is unwavering. God isn't variable. God isn't partial. God doesn't have favorites.

God is always the same. God is always coming from the same place. He doesn't have...

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4. On not knowing what anything means

Friday, Sep 30, 2016 274 words 1 mins 13 secs

I hear the term "I don't know what anything means" thrown around quite a bit. It leads to this idea that we're meant to 'not know anything' in order to wake up.

I was just reading in the Text last night,...

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3. The insists it knows the truth

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 638 words 2 mins 50 secs

The ego is extremely sneaky and insistent that things are true which are not true.

Here you are, created by God to be absolutely immortal and innocent and invulnerable forever, and yet in spite of this, there's the ego saying "oh,...

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2. Forgiveness is a constant state of knowing there is nothing to forgive

Monday, Jun 13, 2016 618 words 2 mins 44 secs

Forgiveness is a constant state of knowing there is nothing to forgive. God is "forgiving" but only in the sense that He knows there is nothing to forgive. Forgiveness is more of a sustaining of the truth, an extension of...

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1. Forgiveness is justified - forgive them for they know not what they do

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 582 words 2 mins 35 secs

When I have guilt in me, I am unaware. Guilt blocks my awareness. I can't even tell that I'm guilty. It's not like, I have full complete awareness and there is also guilt present. If I had full complete awareness...

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