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56. You can only see your own sins in other people

Thursday, May 26, 2022 1894 words 8 mins 25 secs

It may sound simple enough to say "you but accuse your brother of your own sins." But if you think on this deeply, you'll realize how strange this is. It holds up even when you are angry at someone,...

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55. Generalizing the learning to one single lesson

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 1286 words 5 mins 42 secs1 comments

"If you can accept the ONE GENERALIZATION NOW, there will be no need to learn from many smaller lessons."

Effectively what the Holy Spirit is trying to teach you is ONE LESSON. This one lesson is to learn how...

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54. Your sinlessness is guaranteed by God

Thursday, Apr 28, 2022 3368 words 14 mins 58 secs

I really like this term - "sinlessness". It feels good. It feels the way "there is no sin" feels when I say it. That my sinlessness is guaranteed by God, is right up with there "I am still as God...

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53. How projecting sin makes your body sick <3

Thursday, Mar 24, 2022 3864 words 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...

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52. Intense hidden hatred

Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 943 words 4 mins 11 secs

"You do not realize how much you hate each other. You will not get rid of this until you DO realize it, for UNTIL then, you will think you want to get rid of EACH OTHER and KEEP THE...

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51. Darkness and the evil sinful shadow world

Wednesday, Dec 22, 2021 4701 words 20 mins 53 secs

To understand the separation from God, consider the relationship between light and darkness.

At first, light is everywhere in heaven. Then in the separation, the presence of light is resisted by trying not to will that there be light. This...

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50. Tempted by another's sins

Monday, Dec 20, 2021 1076 words 4 mins 46 secs

The ego is sneaky about projecting sin and guilt onto others. If someone else is not really doing anything wrong, it is riskier and perhaps more difficult for you to "unfairly" project your own sin and guilt onto them....

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49. Forgiving the world of sin and death

Thursday, Dec 16, 2021 2162 words 9 mins 36 secs

Originally, the only existence was in Heaven. But in the separation, we opposed heaven and made an opposite state of mind. This state of mind then projected an opposite world, rooted in the idea of death (opposition to eternal...

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48. All sin is just a mistake

Saturday, Jun 19, 2021 2775 words 12 mins 20 secs

Everything that we consider to be a sin, is nothing more than being mistaken. Being mistaken means you are making an error in judgement. You've come to a false conclusion. It means you are incorrect. You have faulty reasoning. You...

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47. The illusion of sin

Monday, May 24, 2021 1519 words 6 mins 45 secs

The truth is, there is no real sin. Sin, the idea that you can attack something real, is literally impossible. Reality cannot BE attacked because it is permanent. Therefore sin is 100% impossible.

The question then is, what is this "sin"...

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46. Physical sin and the proof of resurrection

Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021 2111 words 9 mins 22 secs

In this world, sin is an EVENT. In fact, it is anything that seems to HAPPEN. Any physical change, any transformation of materials, any movement, any action, anything bodies of any kind do, any chemical interactions of particles, it is...

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45. Outside othe world of sin there is no sin

Monday, Nov 02, 2020 1512 words 6 mins 43 secs

We here in spacetime are accustomed to living well within the confines of the ego thought system. This whole world, this universe, was made in a thought of separation. It IS the ego thought system - a system of thought...

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44. Undoing the authority problem

Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 2352 words 10 mins 27 secs

First of all, let's touch on what the "authority problem" is. You as a Child of God, were authored by God. God caused you. His authority, or His power to Author you, designed you to be the way God wanted...

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43. The whole world is made of the idea of sin

Tuesday, Apr 07, 2020 702 words 3 mins 7 secs

Jesus's redefinition of terms continues to amaze me. When you suddenly realize that he has a whole different MEANING to a term, it suddenly opens up a whole box of insights.

For example "The world of bodies is the world of...

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42. The effects of sin must be undone!

Saturday, Apr 04, 2020 529 words 2 mins 21 secs

If the EFFECTS of sin remain and are not healed or undone, there remains PROOF that SIN HAPPENED. This is not good enough. Jesus states clearly that these effects continue to condemn your brother. PHYSICAL SIN has to be undone...

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41. The world of sin

Thursday, Feb 27, 2020 903 words 4 mins 0 secs

"The world of bodies is the world of sin for only if there were a body is sin possible."

The physical world is made of the idea of sin. "The body is the idea of sin made flesh and projected outwards."...

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40. There is no sin, guilt, fear, sickness or death

Monday, Feb 24, 2020 258 words 1 mins 8 secs

"There is no sin. Creation is unchanged."

"There IS no guilt in you, for God is blessed in His Son, as the Son is blessed in Him."

"There is no fear in perfect love."

"In the real world, there is no sickness, for...

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39. There is no sin and you're not a sinner

Sunday, Sep 29, 2019 817 words 3 mins 37 secs

"What if you looked within and saw NO sin?"

"Let me remember that there is no sin."

"There is no sin."

"There is no sin. Creation is unchanged."

"Before a holy relationship there is no sin."

I asked God, "please forgive me". HS responded, "for...

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38. What is the authority problem and why do you have an opinion?

Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 2967 words 13 mins 11 secs

The authority problem is an issue of authorship, power, and causality. ie, who is the author? Who caused? Who has the power to do so? Why has the authority to decide what the truth is?

God is the primary authority who...

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37. Dealing with those who accuse you of sins

Friday, Jul 05, 2019 546 words 2 mins 25 secs

Sometimes people try to put you down, condemn you, make you wrong, call you names, claim you sinned etc. They may have a strong opinion, be domineering or power hungry. They may even say something quite vicious designed to push...

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