A Course in Miracles Blog

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2058. The need for miracles of healing

Saturday, Apr 22, 2023 1738 words 7 mins 43 secs

Forgiveness is a state of mind in which you recognize that there is nothing that NEEDS forgiving. It is a recognition in which you know there is no sin, sin is impossible, attack is impossible, so nothing can have...

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2057. Beyond the secret of salvation

Thursday, Apr 20, 2023 725 words 3 mins 13 secs

When I used to consider "the secret of salvation", which is the idea that you are "doing it to yourself", I could recognize the need for total responsibility. I saw that anything which I thought someone was doing to...

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2056. Forgive the world of sin

Thursday, Apr 20, 2023 1132 words 5 mins 1 secs

Let's say that the entire contents of spacetime is sin. It is an idea of sin. Sin is a lack of love. The world was made as an attack on God, as a sin against him. Let's say that...

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2055. The Holy Spirit isn't just your "right mind"

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2023 1553 words 6 mins 54 secs

There are many ACIM myths circulating and one of them is an improper idea of what the Holy Spirit is. Some people will say "he is just your right mind". This isn't accurate enough and can be misleading, greatly...

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2054. Holy relationship beyond the body

Monday, Apr 17, 2023 945 words 4 mins 12 secs

You may notice that all the times you refer to someone, you refer to their body almost exclusively. You barely have a notion of the person that doesn't in some way involve their body. You might even be surprised...

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2053. The importance of comparing and contrasting

Friday, Apr 14, 2023 2106 words 9 mins 21 secs

"You, then, have two conflicting evaluations of yourself in your minds, and they CANNOT BOTH BE TRUE. You do not yet realize how COMPLETELY different these evaluations are, because you do not understand how lofty the Holy Spirit's perception...

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2052. The cure for all sickness

Thursday, Apr 13, 2023 1257 words 5 mins 35 secs

"Atonement heals with certainty, and cures all sickness."

"The body can be healed as an effect of true forgiveness. Only that can give remembrance of immortality, which is the gift of holiness and love."

Sounds like we need to...

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2051. Do not allow your brother to be sick

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2023 1528 words 6 mins 47 secs

I’ll say this straight and try not to be too insensitive.

If someone is sick they are deceived. All sickness is an illusion. Death is a lie. If someone seems to be sick, they are lying. Sickness is dishonesty...

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2050. You are immortal, so stop trying to die!

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2023 2759 words 12 mins 15 secs

"You are not sick, and you cannot die. But you CAN confuse your self with things that do."

"You play the game of death, of being helpless, pitifully tied to dissolution in a world which shows no mercy to...

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2049. Earth is not God's creation

Monday, Apr 10, 2023 1920 words 8 mins 31 secs

Quite often there are discussions in ACIM circles about whether this world is real or not. Whether the planet earth really exists, or is an illusion. Whether perception overlays on top of it or is just a misinterpretation of...

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2048. The mind and the body are opposites

Sunday, Apr 09, 2023 2145 words 9 mins 31 secs

The nature of the mind is completely opposite to the nature of the body.

Mind is inclusive and expansive. It is everywhere and is shared by everyone. Everyone is one in mind. Mind is collective and joined. It reaches...

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2047. You split your mind when you attack people

Saturday, Apr 08, 2023 1765 words 7 mins 50 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...

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2046. The unnatural nature of earth, which is opposite to heaven

Friday, Apr 07, 2023 2375 words 10 mins 33 secs

In A Course in Miracles, Jesus says that this world - Earth - is upside down, back to front, and inside out. Perhaps we should look at how this is the case, to realize just how OPPOSITE Earth is...

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2045. Have gratitude to God for giving you eternal life

Friday, Apr 07, 2023 1340 words 5 mins 57 secs

"I am forever an effect of God."

While it is wonderful to reflect on your truly divine attributes, such as your immortality, invulnerability, permanence and unchangeability, we should also recognize that the ONLY reason you have these attributes is...

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2044. Heaven is a real place beyond the earth

Thursday, Apr 06, 2023 2173 words 9 mins 39 secs

In ACIM Jesus makes many clear references to a distinction between heaven and earth. He particularly uses the term "in heaven" as an opposite to "on earth". This clearly implies to most readers that heaven is some kind of...

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2043. Giving and receiving are one?

Thursday, Apr 06, 2023 1642 words 7 mins 17 secs

This really makes no sense. If you are thinking the way most people think most of the time, it makes no sense.

If I give you all my money, I have no money left. If I give you my...

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2042. Everyone is thinking with the ego, not just Ken

Wednesday, Apr 05, 2023 885 words 3 mins 55 secs

The problem as I see it isn't specifically with Ken Wapnick or other teachers who teach similarly, nor is it really a problem with non-duality. The problem is much more widespread and it's something happening in the minds of...

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2041. Know yourself only as God created you

Tuesday, Apr 04, 2023 675 words 3 mins 0 secs1 comments

"The Bible instructs you to "KNOW thyself," or BE CERTAIN. Certainty is always of God."

"The goal of the curriculum, regardless of the teacher you choose, is KNOW THYSELF. There is nothing else to learn. Everyone is looking for...

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2040. Your changelessness is your peace

Tuesday, Apr 04, 2023 1354 words 6 mins 1 secs

"I am as God created me.

I will remain forever as I was

Created by the Changeless like Himself.

And I am one with Him, and He with me."

The truth is that you are incapable of change. You...

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2039. Stuck in false perceptions?

Sunday, Apr 02, 2023 594 words 2 mins 38 secs1 comments

"False perception", ie being heavily in your ego, is a state of imprisonment. It's a very closed way of looking at things, it cuts you off from the light, wraps you in heavy walls, and makes everything look serious....

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