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ACIM Articles about Projection
Friday, May 19, 2023
2 mins 11 secs
1. "The Separation is merely another term for a split mind."
So the so-called "separation from God" or "being separate" or "believing in separation" is in YOUR mind, in the form of YOUR mind being SPLIT. It splits by...
Wednesday, May 10, 2023
6 mins 30 secs
When you are angry, you are using projection to try to make someone guilty. It's really an attempt to take some guilt or pain or upset from inside of you and push it out onto the world.
Wednesday, Mar 29, 2023
3 mins 31 secs
When you feel angry at someone and believe they are guilty, you will also feel afraid of them. And you will find that behind this fear, YOU feel guilty for some reason. You feel guilty because you have attacked...
Wednesday, Jan 25, 2023
6 mins 6 secs
We made a meaningless world. Not a world that means bad things or good things, but which means nothing at all. A world devoid of meaning, being the opposite of God which is all meaning.
"the final judgment upon...
Tuesday, Nov 22, 2022
2 mins 48 secs
In ACIM there is a lot of talk about imprisoning someone, and also about setting them free. Jesus actually says that you can either a) amplify the sickness of another by reinforcing beliefs they already have, or b) weaken...
Wednesday, Nov 16, 2022
10 mins 36 secs
The problem in your mind is that you have condemned yourself to be a sinner. You've accused and attacked yourself, claiming you are guilty. You cannot tolerate this guilt, so you want to make it go away, but your belief...
Monday, Oct 31, 2022
5 mins 42 secs
"Projection will ALWAYS hurt you. It reinforces your belief in your own split mind, and its ONLY purpose is to KEEP THE SEPARATION GOING. It is solely a device of the ego to make you feel DIFFERENT from your...
Thursday, May 12, 2022
3 mins 55 secs
If there is fear in you, and if you are projecting it outward, you will project it onto specific things. This is because fear is divisive and not whole, so it attaches to PARTS OF the environment. And in...
Thursday, Mar 24, 2022
17 mins 10 secs
There is a lot of resistance to this very radical part of ACIM, so let's look at it even more closely.
When you project sin onto others, you are accusing them of your own sins. You do this to...
Saturday, Jan 08, 2022
2 mins 51 secs
Projection is the natural law of ALL mind at ALL levels, by which the mind lives and extends itself, creatively. It projects out or forward, that which is within it.
"We said before that WHAT you project is up...
Thursday, Dec 30, 2021
6 mins 37 secs
Ok here's something you may never have considered about this world. This is an eye opener!
The world itself, by which I mean spacetime and all its contents including Earth, is in fact a projection FROM AND OF a hidden...
Thursday, Dec 30, 2021
12 mins 38 secs
Projection doesn't just mean you're trying to blame others. ACIM has a much larger definition, and blame is only a small part of it.
Projection is actually a natural function of ALL minds, including God's. Projection really means extension,...
Thursday, Aug 01, 2019
1 mins 44 secs
"When he said "mind is the builder," he did not realize that it is only what it is building NOW that really creates the future. The past, in itself, does not have the ability to do this. Whenever we move...
Tuesday, Apr 02, 2019
3 mins 35 secs
Complaining is victimhood. And it doesn't work.
Anything that happens, you choose. If you are conscious, you make a conscious choice, with deliberate intent to produce an effect. You cause it, implement it, make it happen and put it in place,...
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019
3 mins 49 secs
It’s important to realize, projection happens BEFORE perception.
"Projection MAKES perception"
"Perception is a RESULT, not a cause"
Perception is not really to do with what you project onto people. It’s the RESULT, or what you "see", AFTER you have projected something to...
Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018
2 mins 30 secs
There are two sort of perspectives relating to perception that we seem to fall into.
1. There is an objective world with our perception OF it, and what we project ONTO it is to do with how we interpret it.
Thursday, Mar 15, 2018
4 mins 2 secs
There is a huge amount of focus on "correcting perception". But perception is the SECOND step in our process.
It is PROJECTION that comes first. What about correcting projection?
Jesus describes our perception as a selective mechanism, in which we choose what...
Wednesday, Feb 07, 2018
4 mins 41 secs
Ego projections boil down to a very, very simple dynamic.
1) I decide what I want to see in someone.
2) I interact with what I now see in them as if I did not put it there.
The way I interact with...
Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017
13 mins 55 secs
----TL;DR: Changing your perception OF a sick body, isn't enough to change what you are projecting. You are projecting your body and the symptoms.----
"Projection makes perception. The world that you see is what you have put there to see; nothing...
Sunday, Dec 10, 2017
13 mins 32 secs
I had a re-read of much of Chapter 21: Reason and perception, to try to better understand the workings of perception. Below are some takeaways. Feel free to correct me if I’m mistaken.
Typically, we look out upon a world which...
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