No matter how many relationships you get into and how much pain you encounter, the key is to always look within. What is the issue in the mind? Unfortunately, the deceived mind is addicted to quite the opposite. It is addicted to projection and denial of this projection. This ACIM healing discussion explores relationships and anger: David uses the example of a friend’s experiment with open relationships to show how the mind can turn away from projection and denial, and towards true healing. David shares that in his story, he had to see that he did not want to project or deny any longer.
Tag: 5–10 mins
Inspiration 5–10 mins, Christ-Identity, Contentment and Happiness, Dedication and Devotion, Desire, Gentleness, Healing, Heaven, Holy Instant, Love, Metaphysics, Mystical Experiences, Mystics and Saints, Oneness, Present Moment, Quantum Physics
What if you do entertain the notion of enlightenment? Some symbols and stories are about the possibility that you will become enlightened in a different Earth lifetime, and that it isn’t possible in this one. But deep down, there is a feeling that anything is possible. What if you entertain the notion of the Holy Instant as spoken about in “A Course in Miracles?”
Living with Purpose 5–10 mins, A Course in Miracles, Awareness Of Dreaming, Beliefs and Concepts, Dreamer of the Dream, Past–Future Thoughts, Readiness and Willingness, Script Is Written, Self-Concept
Have you been tricked into believing that the future is different from the past? Let your ideas about time be retranslated! The whole of A Course in Miracles brings home one central teaching. Much like a kaleidoscope or a fractal, this teaching might be said with thousands of different words, and in a thousand different ways, but the core remains the same.
Relationships 5–10 mins, Attack Thoughts, Attentiveness, Authority Problem, Autonomy, Beauty, Comparison, Grievances, Independence, Love, Relationships
To be able to trace everything we say, do, think, feel, and touch back to mind takes a considerable amount of mind training. ACIM daily lessons serve as tools to help the mind reorient itself. It is quite common for years and years of humbling to accompany the mind training, before one can truly see that all perception is an impersonal non-located state of mind. When you start to get the awareness that everything is a thought, it is blatantly simple. This is what Workbook Lesson 23 of “A Course in Miracles” refers to: “I can give up this world by giving up attack thoughts.”
Living with Purpose 5–10 mins, Accepting Correction, Compromise, Error and Sin, Giving and Receiving, Grievances, Guilt, Illusion vs Reality, Jesus, Rituals, Sacrifice, Suicide, Symbols
Are you holding on to the belief in sacrifice? The ego-mind believes that sacrifice is possible. When you practice having the awareness that everything is mind, this belief in sacrifice comes up into question. How could sacrifice be real, if everything is mind? This questioning is an opportunity for a resurrection in the mind! Holding on to a belief is what gives seeming life to an identity that is separate from the Love of God. Therefore your true identity seems covered over by this belief, much like a cloud covers the sun.
Stress and Worry 5–10 mins, Accepting Correction, Authenticity, Christ-Identity, Competition, Desire to Change the World, Fear of Loss, Guilt, Healing, People-Pleasing, Perceptual Problem, Responsibility, Society, True Innocence, True Joy, True Peace, Worldly Issues
What thoughts and beliefs are running your life? Do you think you need to act a certain way and say the right things in order to be loved? Do you think something bad will happen if you actually follow your heart? These people-pleasing mechanisms can be released when their underlying beliefs and assumptions are held […]
Trust 5–10 mins, Dark and Intense Emotions, Divine Providence, Fear, God, God-Dependence, Holy Spirit, Quantum Physics, Self-Concept, True Freedom, Trust
Lesson 50 of A Course in Miracles: “I am sustained by the Love of God.” In that lesson, Jesus tells us that, “In this world, you believe you are sustained by everything but God.” By following the Holy Spirit’s prompts we begin to trust that we will be divinely provided for in every circumstance.
Depression 5–10 mins, Autonomy, Control, Desire, Guidance, Independence, Intuition, Mantras, Miracles, Prayer, Present Moment, Rituals, Separation, Spiritual Vision, Symbols, Theory vs Experience
Why hold on to a little autonomous role, even that of being a spiritual person? Nothing repetitive, no spiritual ritual, will take you to the holy instant. Only the desire of your heart will take you home. You can have a spontaneous Awakening just from following your intuition. What Jesus is saying in A Course in Miracles can be paraphrased as, “You can see this world without any help. But you need help to see another world. You need help to have spiritual vision. You need a lot of help to come back to remember who you are as the Christ. Yet you can see this world without help.”
Depression 5–10 mins, Body, Communication, Contentment and Happiness, Creation and Extension, Function, Jesus, Listen and Follow, Love, Mind, Miracle Worker, Roles, Trust
The mind has become the slave of the body, doing meaningless things. You are a transcendent being. Use the body as a miracle worker for the glory of God, as a blessing for the whole universe. You are headed for joy and peace! In this illusion, the body has become the end—pleasure, comfort, and convenience are all for the body. In the Kingdom of Heaven, minds don’t work to give the body a life because there is no body to have a life. Everything is reversed here. Here, mind seems private and separate and has its own private thoughts and that it has to work out life.
Trust 5–10 mins, Ego, Jesus, Listen and Follow, Mind Training, Readiness and Willingness, The Matrix, Trust
“A Course in Miracles” says that trust is key to learning to hear guidance. Trusting David and the Messengers of Peace is a way to start. It takes great trust, willingness and readiness to hear Spirit.