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22. Oneness means sharing - we are all host to God

Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 1623 words 7 mins 12 secs

When I was trying to understand the true nature of oneness as given in ACIM, Jesus kept substituting the word "sharing". I didn't at first understand why that would be the same thing, but now I do.

We're told...

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21. When ACIM talks nonsense

Friday, Oct 07, 2022 1753 words 7 mins 47 secs

ACIM has many statements which really don't make any sense. For example:

"To have all, give all to all."

Let's look at this closely.

In this world, let's say you have a chocolate cake. You follow Jesus's advice. You...

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20. Oneness does not mean there are no parts in reality

Sunday, Sep 25, 2022 825 words 3 mins 39 secs

"Creation is the sum of all God's Thoughts, in number infinite, and everywhere without all limit. Only Love creates, and only like Itself. There was no time when all that It created was not there. Nor will there be...

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19. Being one with God

Tuesday, Jun 14, 2022 418 words 1 mins 51 secs1 comments

"God and the Souls He created ARE symbiotically related. They are COMPLETELY dependent on each other."

I'm realizing that dependence on God is what this path is really leading to. As the course says, God is the mind with which...

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18. You and your brothers are one

Friday, Feb 26, 2021 1593 words 7 mins 4 secs

"18. A miracle is a service. It is the maximal service that one soul can render another. It is a way of loving your neighbor as yourself. The doer recognizes his own and his neighbor's inestimable value simultaneously."

This touches on...

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17. Giving and receiving are one - give it or lose it!

Wednesday, Nov 11, 2020 2296 words 10 mins 12 secs


"To the Holy Spirit, it is the fundamental law of sharing, by which you give what you value in order to keep it in your OWN minds."

"To have all, give all to all."

"Atonement as a Lesson in...

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16. The problem of over-simplifying oneness

Wednesday, Oct 07, 2020 1788 words 7 mins 56 secs

"And reason now can lead you to the logical conclusion of your union. It must extend, as you extended when you joined."

Some of us like to describe reality as oneness, or perhaps that "its all God", or "non-duality". A state...

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15. Giving and receiving are one - how to heal

Sunday, Feb 02, 2020 1337 words 5 mins 56 secs

Giving and receiving must occur simultaneously.

This means that in order to receive love and healing, you must give love and healing.

Which in turn means, that the only way for you to be healed, is to extend healing to others.

Which therefore...

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14. Oneness does not mean you don't have a self or a brother!

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019 621 words 2 mins 45 secs

If you as Christ, God's Son, are "one with God", does that mean you do not exist as an individual being/son? Does it mean there is only God and NO son? No. It also does not mean that your "brother"...

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13. The one law of God

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 1151 words 5 mins 6 secs

God has one law. It is very simple.

God can only create in his own likeness. He doesn't know anything else. He creates beings - sons or souls - who are all identical to Him, and therefore are identical to each...

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12. Oneness does not mean "is one thing" in Jesus's use of the term

Wednesday, May 02, 2018 1501 words 6 mins 40 secs

In A Course in Miracles, whenever Jesus uses the term "oneness" or "one with" or "are one", he DOES NOT MEAN that they are "one thing" like a count of 1.

The classic idea of "oneness" is this ego concept of...

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11. Oneness - is God dreaming?

Thursday, Mar 29, 2018 934 words 4 mins 9 secs

There are two distinct aspects to creation. One is God's own Self which is complete, the other is God's creation or the exending/projecting outward of God. This extension is referred to as Christ or the Sonship or Kingdom.

Now, we're told...

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10. Is "God Is" enough of a teaching? How about nonduality? Oneness?

Monday, Mar 26, 2018 719 words 3 mins 11 secs

We can reduce a lot of what the Course teaches seemingly down to simple statements such as "god is". But then when you try to extrapolate that back out to properly describe what we're experiencing, it doesn't work. Information has...

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Friday, Mar 02, 2018 4110 words 18 mins 15 secs


This is going to have to be pretty long because this is a very difficult subject to explain, so bear with me. Some of you may be willing to accept what I'm going to say, some will not.

Oneness. What does...

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8. God created many sons, many minds, and yet they are all SHARE his oneness

Monday, Nov 27, 2017 486 words 2 mins 9 secs

"It should especially be noted that God has only one son, yet ALL HIS CREATIONS ARE HIS SONS, every one must be an integral part of the whole Sonship. The Sonship in its oneness transcends the sum of its parts...

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7. Communication is sharing oneness

Sunday, Oct 01, 2017 1040 words 4 mins 37 secs

Communication means sharing. Not sharing where one person hands over something to someone else, who now possesses that thing, but the first person doesn't. It means, you both have access to the same state at the same time concurrently. In...

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6. Communication is oneness with God, ego communication is a communication failure

Saturday, Sep 23, 2017 1040 words 4 mins 37 secs

Communication means sharing. Not sharing where one person hands over something to someone else, who now possesses that thing, but the first person doesn't. It means, you both have access to the same state at the same time concurrently. In...

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5. There is only one

Thursday, May 11, 2017 73 words 0 mins 19 secs

There is only one God.

There is only one way to love.

There is only one metaphysical truth.

There is only one curriculum for awakening.

There is only one mind.

There is only one reality.

There is only one way to be at peace.

There is only...

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4. Sickness is an attempt to make you one with the body

Monday, Apr 17, 2017 1353 words 6 mins 0 secs

The purpose of sickness is to make you and the body seem to be "one".

The ultimate goal of sickness, which is "death", is the attempt to fully unite who you really are with the body, so that when the body...

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3. What applies to one, applies to all

Friday, Aug 19, 2016 456 words 2 mins 1 secs

If you believe in sickness, just in general, you will become sick. But that's not the end of it. You'll believe other people are sick too, even if they aren't. And that means that your belief in sickness attempts to...

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