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56. Your mind causes the world to change, literally

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2023 2178 words 9 mins 40 secs2 comments

Lately I've been noticing that .... my state of mind, has something to do with what happens. I know that sounds a bit far fetched to many people. But we are after all told that this world is a...

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55. Your thoughts influence people

Wednesday, Mar 01, 2023 477 words 2 mins 7 secs

I had a dream last night where I seemed to be teaching someone about using the mind to heal.

This woman and her husband were in a hospital where their daughter was in the bed. She had some problem...

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54. Miracle working entails the full realization of the POWER OF THOUGHT!

Sunday, Feb 05, 2023 387 words 1 mins 43 secs

And... a real avoidance of MIS-CREATION. Which means not having the kinds of thoughts which are destructive. ONLY having constructive creative thoughts of life and resurrection!

What Jesus is clearly saying is that you can't just go on through...

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53. Don't be a victim of destructive thinking

Sunday, Feb 05, 2023 1370 words 6 mins 5 secs

"This means that I cannot allow them to leave their mind unguarded, or they will not be able to help me. Miracle-working entails a full realization of the power of thought, and real avoidance of miscreation. Otherwise, the miracle...

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52. Thoughts are creative and powerful

Friday, Feb 03, 2023 726 words 3 mins 13 secs

Thoughts are attempts to create. They are attempts to give and express. They produce effects. They are not passive or neutral. A negative attacking thought is an attempt to use thought for destructive purposes. That means to "mis-create" or...

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51. Your mind has the power to change the world

Thursday, Jan 05, 2023 2397 words 10 mins 39 secs2 comments

The world is kind of like a "rendering" of a world, a picture or image. It's not really a place with actual bodies and objects. It's pictures of them. Three-dimensional animated pictures. These images are projected by the mind...

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50. Your mind has the power to change the physical dreamworld

Thursday, Jan 05, 2023 2683 words 11 mins 55 secs1 comments

What if our mind has the power to modify the world, given we are the dreamer and it is a dream - our effect? What if by mental intention you can cause events to proceed differently? What if you...

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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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