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23. The Holy Spirit is your Teacher and Therapist

Friday, Dec 29, 2023 780 words 3 mins 28 secs

How about we think of it this way. You suck. So you need help. Or more to the point, you don't know where you are, what you are, how you got here, what to do, what anything is, what...

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22. The purpose of taking a course in miracles

Monday, Sep 26, 2022 606 words 2 mins 41 secs

The PURPOSE of a "course", is that you TAKE the course, so that you can learn how to do something, and then AFTER you have taken the course, you are now ABLE to do that thing WITHOUT needing the...

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21. Why you must question all ACIM teachers

Saturday, Jan 01, 2022 1180 words 5 mins 14 secs

Each of us has free will. Each of us has everything within us, given by God. No-one can add to what you are or to what is true of you. However, when you are denying your own perfection, a...

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20. Where is the Holy Spirit in all this ACIM study?

Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021 1086 words 4 mins 49 secs

There are a lot of ACIM students believing that they are working miracles. There's often talk of shifting perception, changing beliefs and so on.

But when you look deeply at what ACIM says, not only does it rarely mention shifts in...

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19. The central teaching: There is no world!

Monday, Nov 30, 2020 1735 words 7 mins 42 secs

"There is no world! This is the central thought the course attempts to teach."

Everything in the course culminates with the clear recognition of what is true, and what is false. What is real, and what is unreal. What exists, and...

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18. Being truly helpful and not destructive

Friday, Nov 20, 2020 1358 words 6 mins 2 secs

Your mind has the ability to be either constructive (creative) or destructive. Using the mind for destructive purposes is what the entire ego thought system is about. The whole world was made in an attempt to destroy God and Heaven.


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17. The body as a teaching and healing device

Thursday, Jul 02, 2020 2268 words 10 mins 4 secs

The body is a symbol. It teaches either healing and life, or it teaches attack and death.

The body symbolizes and represents the attitude of the MIND that is using the body. The body is a SYMBOLIC MESSAGE.

When the mind is...

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16. A healed body teaches healing

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020 621 words 2 mins 45 secs

There's a radical teaching in the course that the human body should be in a state of perfect health in order to demonstrate a healed mind and symbolize eternal life. This means that if the body is in any way...

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15. How a teacher of God sees the world

Monday, Sep 02, 2019 1466 words 6 mins 30 secs

You are outside of the world, looking in upon it from the outside in. From this perspective, the body is given no value at all. The world is recognized as completely fictional. The body is used temporarily only as a...

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14. ACIM teaches you are immortal and resurrection returns you to eternal life

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 1222 words 5 mins 25 secs

A Course in Miracles is a teaching us to leave a dream of mortality, and return to a state of immortality. Everything in the course points to this. You are not merely substituting one limited illusion for another. You are...

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13. ACIM teaches you to claim your immortality

Sunday, Mar 10, 2019 1386 words 6 mins 9 secs

It may not be obvious, but A Course In Miracles is basically trying to get you out of a state of mortality, into a state of immortality. Think about all the ways that it does this.

That you are not at...

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12. Learning to teach only love

Thursday, Jan 24, 2019 1389 words 6 mins 10 secs

In all encounters with people, you have basically two ways of relating. Either you will give love, or you will withhold love. When you give love, you are in alignment with the Golden Rule, and recognize that the only strategy...

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11. You must heal your body in order to teach innocence

Thursday, Dec 06, 2018 2265 words 10 mins 3 secs

"The power of witness COMES from your belief. And everything you say or do or think but testifies to what you teach to him. Your body can be means to teach that it has never suffered pain because of him....

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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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9. Teaching to learn - developing trust in guidance

Thursday, Sep 07, 2017 2306 words 10 mins 14 secs

To the ego, it will not attempt to teach anything that it does not already know. It relies entirely on its own learning or what it already believes is true.

In this sense, everything within the ego thought system has already...

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8. How do you be truly helpful?

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 544 words 2 mins 25 secs


ACIM: "I am here only to be truly helpful.

I am here to represent Him Who sent me.

I do not have to worry about what to say or what to do,

because He Who sent me will...

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7. Witnessing a miracle is a teaching device

Saturday, Apr 15, 2017 759 words 3 mins 22 secs

If you were witness to a miracle happening, you would probably be simultaneously in awe, perhaps frightened, stunned, and it would also defy a whole bunch of 'laws' that you believe are true.

If it seems that it can't be possible...

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6. Taking it to the people

Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 335 words 1 mins 29 secs

I've been finding myself lately starting to 'take it to the people'. I don't know how this happened, it was sort of a subtle thing that just seemed like the next right thing.

I find myself in situations where I'm starting...

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5. Teaching to give more to those who have less

Sunday, Nov 13, 2016 946 words 4 mins 12 secs

I had an 'aha' moment today about being a teacher, i.e. being helpful in this world, which probably applies to everyone.

ACIM says that "those who temporarily have more" give to "those who temporarily have less". This is the relationship of...

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4. Many stores of miracles in Life and Teaching of the Masters of the Far East

Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 473 words 2 mins 6 secs

I've been starting to read "Life and teaching of the Masters of the far East". It's a collection of books, recounting the stories of travelers who went to the far East and encountered several very spiritually advanced people.

The only other...

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