Separation

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Not Taking It Seriously

Excerpts from Miracles versus Magic Workshop held at the Foundation for A Course in Miracles Temecula CA By Kenneth Wapnick, Ph.D. Remember, the separation began not with the tiny, mad idea, but when we remembered not to laugh at it and took it seriously instead. Therefore if we can look at our ego—even better, if we can look at our decision for the…read more
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What is meant by “Ideas leave not their source”?

Q #610: Please explain "Ideas leave not their source." I'm having a hard time understanding it. A: A Course in Miracles twice refers to this principle as one of the basic or central thoughts in its teachings (W.pI.156.1:3; W.pI.167.3:6,7), so it’s good to understand it. It’s a foundational thought in understanding both the Atonement principle and the process of forgiveness.…read more
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ACIM vs New Age

Although A Course in Miracles is often quoted and mixed with New Age spiritualities, they are really not the same. ACIM with its pure non-dualism does not compromise on its unique and consistent principles with the mostly existential theories of New Age movement. For instance, ACIM clearly states that the consciousness is the domain of the ego, yet the collective…read more
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You Are Not Really There

In "Disappearance of the Universe" by Gary Renard (Pg 256), Pursah has given us one of the most commonly used thought process example for true forgiveness: You’re not really there. If I think you are guilty or the cause of the problem, and if I made you up, then the imagined guilt and fear must be in me. Since the…read more
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Imprisoned by the Idea of Separation

The number one reason why the thinking of the world and the thinking of J are mutually exclusive is because J's reality was not the body, and the world's thinking is completely based upon an identification with the body as your reality. Even those of you who glance past the body still maintain the idea of an individual existence, which…read more