Monday, July 2, 2018

The Spiritual Meaning of Freedom

Ever since the dawn of civilization, ever since the first humans began to grasp the significant fact that they were individual beings in a universe that seemed to be more or less hostile to them, the entire search of the human mind, its whole endeavor, has been to get free from evil, from bondage and the shackles of lack, want, fear, superstition, uncertainty, pain, disease, poverty and fear of the hereafter.

Monday, June 18, 2018

“God, whose love and joy are present everywhere, can’t come to visit you unless you aren’t there.”

can’t come to visit you unless you aren’t there.”
Angelus Silesius

I am nothing

Standing on the bare ground,

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Let us not desert our own work, our own God within us, to gaze or pattern after our neighbor.

Let us not seek to make his gift ours; let us not criticize his failure to manifest any specific gift. Whenever he "fails," give thanks to God that He is leading him up into a higher place, where there can be a fuller and more complete manifestation of the divine presence through him. Emilie Cady Lessons In Truth: Spiritual Gifts CH 11.36.
 Distrust nobody.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

'THOU ART WITH ME.'

"If you would just take that one statement and realize . . . what difference does it make WHAT the present valley of the shadow of death is . . .

Thursday, May 3, 2018

"See the Big Picture..."

He that is within me is greater than he that is in the world. I can of my own self do nothing. The Father within me, He doeth the works. Therefore, I’ve got to sit here now until the Father within me becomes a reality, not just a quotation, not an affirmation but a reality, a realized consciousness.” Joel Goldsmith
Guy Finley explains that we have no space in our lives at all because there is no space between our thoughts and actions. But what makes us aware of that rushing nature is the essence of timelessness and space itself. The Real Meaning of Stop and Smell the Roses
It has nothing to do with the form. The form may have been epidemic, or the form may have been a depression, or the form may have been a threatened volcano, or a threatened tidal wave. The form has nothing to do with it. Once you’ve come to see that it isn’t God ordained, that it has nothing of reality to uphold it or support it, now you can sit back and wait for the Lord God to be upon you. So, sit still. Be still and know, and then when you feel this Presence upon you, your work is done. Joel Goldsmith
It is the Foundation’s underlying philosophy that A Course in Miracles has been given to the world by Jesus as a profoundly radical correction of the thought system of guilt that made the material universe, and which continues to sustain it. We therefore believe that it defeats the Course’s ultimate purpose to change his message or distort it in any way, compromising the purity of the teaching. Nonetheless, it is clear that A Course in Miracles has been written on many different levels, to assist students spiritual growth at whatever state of correction their minds can accept without fear. As the Course itself says, in the context of the use of magic in place of miracles:

Sunday, April 1, 2018

This is the message of the Resurrection.

Was there a Physical Resurrection?

October 2, 1976