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As I awaken to the truth of who I am, I am touched by how our elder brother
Jesus uses symbols to remind us of our daily lessons. Yesterday after I had
just finished our family's shopping for the week and began to worry about
how we would get our groceries home through the street festival which was
in full swing near by, I suddenly noticed the sun shining through the trees
across the way above some houses. It suddenly occured to me that inside
of me and all of us is this shining light which brilliantly shines and shines
for eternity and I was reminded that I am this light and that everything will
turn out ok which it did.
Later I looked up my wookbook lesson for Saturday; Lesson 188 the peace
of God is shining in me now. I chuckled to myself,(Jesus you are so creative
in getting your message across!) The first two paragraphs asks what are we
waiting for, why not embrace our true reality right now? Good question and
one in which terrorfies my ego. It screams I cannot!!
Later I tried this lesson's meditation which encourages us to let our true
thoughts lead us back to our real home. As usual I had mixed results with a
few moments of peace mixed up with a jumble of ego thoughts, sensations,
images etc...I will not give up and will pray this prayer found at the end of the
lesson,"The peace of God is shining in me now.
Let all things shine upon me in that peace,
And let me bless them with the light in me,
many blessings to all.
What a beautiful example! I have often had amazing synchronicities happen like this; little things that occur in my daily life that are in PERFECT alignment with the day's workbook lesson. It is humbling and awe-inspiring to think of what a perfect plan the Atonement must be, and how perfect the Universe is if we just get out of our own way and allow it to flow!
Yes, miracles happen to me when I can bring my awareness into the present moment and curb my ego's urges to get busy with something, anything in the world. The flow of love in the holy instant scares me severely. I find it so hard to stay present, my ego makes it so uncomfortable for me. But the miracles that happen when I manage to stay connected fills me with joy and heal me.
Today I met a stranger that was so positve, full of energy and gushing love and compliments for me and my childcare centre. I literally started to step back it was overwhelming for my ego. With sheer willpower I tried to return her love and I succeeded. I was so touched, it felt like a miracle.
It gives me hope that I will be able to get my ego out of the way of the atonement and flow of love more often, many blessings.