A Course in Miracles Lesson 170

There is no cruelty in God and none in me. Lesson 170 asks us to consider that we are confused about the difference between fear and love – that we are calling fear love, and worshipping it accordingly, and as a consequence are actually afraid of love. This reversal divides us against ourselves, making peaceContinue reading “A Course in Miracles Lesson 170”

Lost Sections of the Manual for Teachers: Nonviolence

Here is a lost section from the Manual for Teachers in A Course in Miracles: The Teacher of God is nonviolent. He does not recognize conflict at all. In any circumstance in which his interests appear to separate from his brother’s, he quietly bridges the gap by remembering that his brother is his savior, andContinue reading “Lost Sections of the Manual for Teachers: Nonviolence”

ACIM: Changing our Mind Together

In Monday’s newsletter I wrote about the way in which judgment arises as a replacement for Vision. As the course asks: why judge when you can see? Judgment is a form of interpretation, and interpretation is never without ego involvement (T-12.I.2:1). This is not a crime against God or Nature! It’s simply another form ofContinue reading “ACIM: Changing our Mind Together”

Thank You for Being My Savior

Yesterday I wrote about release from guilt, drawing on Chapter Thirteen of A Course in Miracles. The suggestion there is that we undo guilt by loving all our brothers and sisters equally, without condition or qualification. Good advice, hard to follow. Here I want to make a slightly different, more personal point about guilt: YouContinue reading “Thank You for Being My Savior”