Tag Archives: A Course in Miracles

posticon What Is Perception or Can You Trust What You See?

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It is impossible not to believe what you see. But it is equally impossible to see what you do NOT believe. ~ A Course in Miracles

A few days ago, I got an interesting lesson is how deceiving our perception can be. I was at my desk getting ready to open some mail. Looking around for my letter opener, I could not find it.

After searching my entire desk unsuccessfully, I was about to give up. At that moment, I looked down and there was my letter opener — right there in plain sight, directly in front of me.Read more

posticon Thoughts On Life and Death

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There is no death because what God created shares His life. There is no death because an opposite to God does not exist. ~ A Course in Miracles

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As some of you may know, I just returned to Wyoming from a family funeral in New York. I don’t mean to sound irreverent, but we had fun and laughed a lot.

It reminded me of another family funeral long ago, for my cousin George. George died at a relatively young age. As a typical Italian immigrant family, we were all very close.Read more

posticon Re-framing the Resurrection

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Either all things die, or else they live and cannot die. No compromise is possible. ~ A Course in Miracles

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Easter was always a big celebration in my Italian immigrant family. But you don’t have to be Christian to celebrate the resurrection, the miracle of Easter. For me, the lesson and miracle of Easter is we never die—life is eternal.

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Some of your spiritual traditions celebrate Easter as a time of resurrection, rebirth. But every day, not just Easter Sunday, is a day of rebirth.Read more

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posticon Are You Hiding Your Light?

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I am the light of the world ~ A Course in Miracles

Many of us grew up believing we did not have much to contribute to the world or our fellow humans. I certainly believed that. How about you?

If you grew up Catholic, as I did, your sense of self-worth was pretty miserable. The admission “I am not worthy” was enshrined as part of the ceremonial liturgy.

It took me many years to get beyond that nonsense. Some never get that far.Read more

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posticon Can Politics and Spirituality Go Together?

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…if there is any principle of the (United States) Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment than any other, it is the principle of free thought—not free thought for those who agree with us, but freedom for the thought that we hate. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, US Supreme Court Justice

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United States Supreme Court Building, Washington DC

My answer to the question our title asks is, “Definitely, yes!” Here’s Spirit.

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You don’t have to glue yourselves to the news media to see how vicious human relationships with each other can be today.Read more