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49. Fear is when you disown your own power

Thursday, Aug 18, 2022 2429 words 10 mins 47 secs

So long as you remain in a position of causation, you are all-powerful. And that means the truth comes out of you, it is given and shared, and reinforces itself. You see it in everything you project it onto,...

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48. Being a host to the Power of God

Wednesday, Jun 15, 2022 899 words 3 mins 59 secs

"My Father gives all power unto me."

"all power and glory are yours because the Kingdom is His"

"By teaching the power of the Kingdom of God Himself, He teaches you that ALL POWER IS YOURS."

"All power is given...

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47. God is my strength and power

Saturday, Mar 19, 2022 956 words 4 mins 14 secs

In ACIM there are lessons surrounding the idea that God is my strength. It's a very simple 4-word sentence. But in it you can also see the dynamic of relationship between you and God, in terms of the power...

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46. Claiming your freedom from imprisonment

Thursday, Dec 16, 2021 5727 words 25 mins 27 secs

In A Course in Miracles there are hundreds of references to FREEDOM scattered throughout. Freedom is also contrasted against its opposite, which is imprisonment, enslavement, being bound to the ego, to the body, to darkness, suffering and death. The...

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45. Giving your power away is death

Monday, Sep 13, 2021 1278 words 5 mins 40 secs

When you move away from love, you move away from power. Love is power. God is love. God is power.

Moving away from love you move into fear. Fear is powerlessnses. It's the attempt to have no power. It's the attempt...

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44. The transmission of healing power

Thursday, Jun 03, 2021 1301 words 5 mins 46 secs

To transmit large amounts of love to someone, supplies a lack and heals them. All suffering is simply the illusion of a lack of love, ie belief in sin and fear.

But the ego will believe that this undertaking of exprsesion...

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43. The power of God to work miracles through you

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 1767 words 7 mins 51 secs

"The power to work miracles belong to you."

Sometimes when I am thinking about ACIM matters, Jesus interjects and finishes my sentences. I was thinking "miracles are..." and Jesus interjected, "the power to heal."

This kicked in a sudden cascade of many...

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42. The power of miracles

Friday, Jan 01, 2021 610 words 2 mins 42 secs

"What He enables you to do is clearly NOT of this world, for ***miracles violate every law of reality***, as this world judges it. Every law of time and space, of magnitude and mass, of prediction and control, is transcended,...

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41. The power to work miracles belongs to you

Friday, Nov 06, 2020 2765 words 12 mins 17 secs

I've heard some people saying that we do not perform miracles. I've also heard some people saying that Jesus always acknowledged God as the one who does miracles. I've also heard people saying that we do not have any power...

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40. God's strength powers your miracles

Monday, Nov 02, 2020 530 words 2 mins 21 secs

"Thus is Christ's strength invited to prevail, replacing all your weakness with the strength that comes from God, and that can never fail. And thus are miracles as natural as fear and agony appeared to be before the choice for...

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39. The power of choice leads to salvation

Thursday, Jun 11, 2020 1269 words 5 mins 38 secs

In ACIM, there is a central pillar which was not clear to me before. It is an unexpected strategy for acheiving salvation, which is pointed to and reinforced over and over again. And in effect is the ONLY way.

We may...

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38. The power of your free-will choice

Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020 931 words 4 mins 8 secs

Jesus merely asks us to choose again. To keep choosing again until we make the correct choice.

"I must have made a wrong decision because I am not at peace. I made the decision myself but I can choose otherwise."

He tells...

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37. You are a powerful being - you share God's power!

Friday, Feb 07, 2020 2530 words 11 mins 14 secs

"To say, "Of myself I can do nothing" is to gain all power. And yet it is but a seeming paradox. As God created you, you have all power." - ACIM"There is nothing my holiness cannot do." - ACIMI want...

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36. Miracles are expressions of power and life

Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 672 words 2 mins 59 secs

A miracle, is actually a THING. It's discreet thing. Like a ball of energy, if you will, expressing from you and causing something to happen.

"Miracles are a spark of life."

"Miracles are energizers".

"Miracle impulses".

"Miracles are thought creations."

There is actually a SOMETHING...

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35. You share the power of God and are powerful also!

Thursday, Jun 27, 2019 620 words 2 mins 45 secs

Some believe that God is the only power and that of yourself you can do nothing. This seems to be a state of humility. But there is an ego trick at work here, suggesting that if God has all the...

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34. Take back your power!

Thursday, Jun 27, 2019 852 words 3 mins 47 secs

ACIM is simple. You've given your power away to illusions which have no power of their own. You have projected causality outside yourself, making you an effect. You think the world is responsible for causing you, so you try to...

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33. Miraculous demonstrations are proof of the Holy Spirit’s unlimited power!

Friday, Dec 28, 2018 683 words 3 mins 2 secs

"Miracles demonstrate that learning has occurred under the right guidance, for learning is invisible, and what has been learned can be recognized only by its RESULTS."

Which means miracles are supposed to produce EFFECTS and CHANGES in things tangible or seen,...

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32. The powerful demonstration of Jesus' resurrection

Thursday, Dec 06, 2018 849 words 3 mins 46 secs

"We said before that the purpose of the Resurrection was to "demonstrate that no amount of misperception has any influence at all on a Son of God." This ***demonstration*** ***EXONERATES*** those who misperceive, BY ESTABLISHING BEYOND DOUBT that they have...

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31. The power of decision is my own - my self is ruler of the universe

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 464 words 2 mins 3 secs

"The power of decision is my own"

"God's teachers choose to look on dreams a while. It is a conscious choice. For they have learned that all choices are made consciously, with full awareness of their consequences."

"No one can suffer loss...

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30. The power of your mind - the power of decision

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 401 words 1 mins 46 secs

"My Self is ruler of the universe

It is impossible that anything should come to me unbidden by myself. Even in this world, it is I who rule my destiny. What happens is what I desire. What does not occur is...

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