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13. Unworthiness is a breakdown in cause and effect

Saturday, May 28, 2022 1079 words 4 mins 47 secs

If you are feeling unworthy or unwanted, know this.

In spacetime, cause and effect seem to occur whereby you cause something temporarily, it produces something temporary, and then the cause is withdrawn. As if it has deposited a creation...

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12. Do you feel unworthy of God?

Monday, May 23, 2022 1841 words 8 mins 10 secs

"Whenever you question your value, say, "God Himself is incomplete without me."

"God is incomplete without you, simply because His grandeur is total, and you cannot BE missing from it."

"YOU are the work of God, and
His Work is...

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11. Your shame is self destructive

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 1603 words 7 mins 7 secs

"Perhaps there is a fear of failure and shame associated with a sense of inadequacy."

Perhaps worse than guilt, shame is self destructive and a form of self imprisonment. There is not much spoken of this in ACIM. But shame is...

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10. The body is worthless and useless

Thursday, Mar 08, 2018 259 words 1 mins 9 secs

"I did assume a human form with human attributes afterwards, to speak to those who were to prove the body’s worthlessness to the world. This has been much misunderstood. I came to tell them that death is illusion, and the...

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9. Unworthiness, remose, shame and guilt are bullshit illusions of denial

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 5784 words 25 mins 42 secs

Most people feel some sense of unworthiness. Some people feel it very strongly. Unworthiness means you do not believe you deserve to be loved. You're not good enough or smart enough or perfect enough or something enough. There is something...

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8. Revealing the fact that you are still worthy of God's love

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 563 words 2 mins 30 secs

If you can "do a forgiveness" and get to where you can accept that the sin was not real, therefore didn't really happen, and that therefore you are still innocent, it will reveal something to you.

It will reveal that God...

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7. You probably think there's something about you that isn't good enough

Wednesday, Mar 01, 2017 251 words 1 mins 6 secs

Maybe it's your hair, the shape of your face, or some other body part. Maybe it's how you speak. Maybe it's the way you walk or where you came from.

In one way or another, you probably walk around with layer...

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6. Idol worship puts you down - you are more worthy than that

Thursday, Feb 02, 2017 379 words 1 mins 41 secs

The thing about idol worship, is that it puts you down.

You can't put someone or something up on a pedestal without diminishing your own value.

Jesus speaks to this many times in ACIM where, for example, we give a gift to...

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5. Unworthiness is settling for less

Saturday, Nov 05, 2016 329 words 1 mins 27 secs

Unworthiness comes from the belief that you cannot have the 'real thing' - the real love - God, because of something you did (sin), which means you have to SETTLE for lesser substitutes.

And likely, these lesser substitutes, you don't really...

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4. Unworthiness is settling for less

Saturday, Nov 05, 2016 329 words 1 mins 27 secs

Unworthiness comes from the belief that you cannot have the 'real thing' - the real love - God, because of something you did (sin), which means you have to SETTLE for lesser substitutes.

And likely, these lesser substitutes, you don't really...

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3. Opening yourself up to abuse

Sunday, Oct 02, 2016 250 words 1 mins 6 secs

When you believe something is true which is not of God, you give an open invitation for others to compound your belief and thereby to abuse you.

Whenever you believe something of the ego, it gives permission to the entire ego...

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2. What does it mean to be worthy of God?

Friday, Jul 01, 2016 450 words 2 mins 0 secs

There are two versions of this answer.

One relates to conditional love. If God has certain conditions which must be met in order for you to be worthwhile loving, then if you don't meet those conditions you aren't worthy enough. This...

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1. Your deep belief that you're unworthy of God

Saturday, Apr 02, 2016 644 words 2 mins 51 secs

Somewhere deep down inside you believe you are unworthy of God. You think God doesn't want you and doesn't love you. Or that even if He does, you don't deserve it.

Because you forgot who you are - that you are...

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