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perception dominates

posticon The Doors of Perception

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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

posticon A Little-Known Fact about Reality

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Perception is a mirror, not a fact. ~ Lesson 304, A Course in Miracles

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This morning, I came across what some would consider a revolutionary article. It suggested reality is not objective. The article was based on a new quantum physics experiment, reported in MIT Technology Review.

Among other things, the article said, “…under the right conditions, two people can observe the same event, see two different things happen, and both be correct. (Emphasis is mine.)

What many might consider revolutionary is the idea both people can be correct.Read more

posticon The Unforgettable Street Sweeper

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Your angels often come to you well-disguised. ~ John Cali & Spirit

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In my younger days, one of our family’s neighbors was a street sweeper—a pretty humble vocation. Like most of our neighbors, Giuseppe and his family were Italian immigrants.

We lived in a small farm town, where almost everyone was friendly. With one exception.

The “Americans,” as they called themselves, harshly discriminated against the Italians. Even in our little Roman Catholic parish, the pastor required segregated seating. The Americans were on the right side, and the Italians on the left.Read more

posticon Materializing, Dematerializing, and Other Illusions by John Cali

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I’ve always been fascinated by this subject. But I didn’t really believe it was possible. That is, until I saw it happen right before my eyes.

One day many years ago I was leaving my office to go home. I went to my car, reached in my pocket for my car key. It wasn’t there. I looked in the driver’s side window, and there was my key, still in the ignition. Since I locked all the doors, I had a problem.… Read more