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10. An early experiment in miracle working

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 653 words 2 mins 54 secs

Practiced a little bit of `miracle working` this morning ... the 'change the dream' and 'reverse cause and effect' kind. I am reporting this just because I'm still experimenting/learning/discovering what is possible and maybe it is useful.

I had back pain...

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9. Are you being tempted by the ego?

Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016 581 words 2 mins 34 secs

In ACIM the idea of evil is defined as 'ego', more or less. Not just individual egos but also a collective one.

The ego uses temptation to distract you from the truth. It is capable of creating scenarios in which...

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8. People believe they are supposed to suffer

Tuesday, Sep 22, 2015 419 words 1 mins 51 secs

I think a lot of people have a belief that they are 'supposed' to suffer.

When an opportunity for healing is presented, unconditionally, with no strings attached, we actually recoil a bit in suspicion that we're not 'supposed' to be free...

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7. You have a secret plan to deny and reject God's Love

Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 1278 words 5 mins 40 secs

To accomplish this you need to portray yourself as different from God - not loving and not lovable.

You proceed to arrange for a whole bunch of people to come along and attack you. They are to do it out of...

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6. Stop being dead serious

Sunday, Dec 14, 2014 113 words 0 mins 30 secs

If you do a lot of very important things in your life, you will become dead serious.

Do unimportant things. Keep it simple and light.

Beware of the lure of important success and achievement.

The ego lures you with importance and seriousness into...

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5. There are multiple levels to the dream

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 503 words 2 mins 14 secs

There are multiple levels/dimensions to the overall dream, of which the physical world is just one. The dream is not just the physical world. And awakening from the physical level is only one step in full awakening. For example:


Christ consciousness...

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4. Gratitude helps you to receive what you don't yet have

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014 422 words 1 mins 52 secs

It is possible to be grateful for what you do not have, in order to manifest it.

When you get stuff, you become grateful after the fact. You usually reserve all of your gratitude for receiving. This is the ego's version...

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3. Seek and do not find is the rule of the ego

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 846 words 3 mins 45 secs

"Seek and do not find" is the absolute rule of the ego's way of perceiving.

It's very simple logic.

1) You already have everything you need. You are love.

2) Deny everything you are. "It's not in you".

3) Feel deprived and lacking and...

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2. You can find justifications for any viewpoint if you want to

Sunday, Apr 20, 2014 1080 words 4 mins 48 secs

It's possible to rationalize and justify ANY viewpoint you want to take. If you look, you will find all kinds of reasons in support of your opinion. The thing is, you won't think it's your opinion because you'll justify how...

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1. A simple meditation based on being quiet

Sunday, Mar 30, 2014 567 words 2 mins 31 secs

Here's a fairly easy meditation you can try. I call it 'being quiet'. You can use it to connect with and listen to Holy Spirit or Jesus.

Consider that your thoughts are actually audible, i.e. they are making sounds. If you...

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