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posticon Your Body: Friend or Foe?

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In the workbook for A Course In Miracles, one of our favorite lessons is “I am not a body. I am free. For I am still as God created me.”

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While your true identity is not your physical body, that does not give you an excuse to misuse or abuse it. But that’s what many humans are doing today, for various reasons.

Your physical body is the “vehicle” you have chosen to help you accomplish the mission you’ve chosen for this lifetime.Read more

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posticon Honor Your Children

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We sometimes hear our children are the last best hope for humanity and our planet. Whether that’s true or not, Spirit has some thoughts about raising children in today’s world.

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Your Children

If you’re religious, you may remember the Ten Commandments God reportedly gave to Moses. The second commandment is “Honor thy father and thy mother.”

Today, we’d like to turn that around and say to you who are parents, “Honor thy children.”

Becoming and being a parent today in your modern world, particularly in Western society, is an awesome responsibility.Read more

posticon Release and Fly

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Many years ago, my local Boy Scout troop went on trip to Philmont, the Boy Scout ranch in northeastern New Mexico. It was a fun trip, full of adventures, but often tiring for a group of teenage boys.

One of our adventures was a full-day backpacking trip into the mountains. I’ll never forget when we got back to our base camp that day, and released our backpacks. I felt so light, as if I was flying, free of all that weight.Read more

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posticon Question and Answer Series #1—Protection From Harm

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Lately, we’ve been talking about the coronavirus. While we do not want to dwell on it too much, we realize it’s been preying on nearly everyone’s minds.

As Spirit has said before, the fear around the virus is worse than the virus itself. The big question is “How much protection do you need?”

Lately, Berna and Spirit have held a series of question-and-answer talks. Occasionally, we’ll be using some of those for posts. Today is the first one.

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Many years ago, I had a dream about standing in the middle of a cornfield, as a man, in the 18th or 19th century.Read more

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posticon The Doors of Perception

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perception dominates

Every day you look out at the world around you through the doors of your perception. How real is that perception? What if you’re making it all up?

You may have heard the story about a wise old guru who always had the perfect answer for every question.

One day, someone told the guru he was moving to Chicago, and wanted to know what the city was like. The old guru asked, “What is the city where you live now like?”Read more