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“Could you help with some guidance in the work of quieting fear from thought when facing seemingly unchangeable physical problems, i.e., the slow loss of one's vision or serious health diagnosis in one's child or a close loved one. What can one do consistently in a practical way to combat the frightening feelings that come so tenaciously.....so often in the nighttime? I am wondering if there are honest affirmations or words that might help break the dark fears of the future -…Continue
“…I recently started a new position at work in which I am the supervisor of 6 people. 2 of them approached me about their unhappiness with one of their coworkers work ethic they demanded action. It was really hard for me as I just don't like to judge anyone. I did do it in the spirit of love and it did seem to work out pretty well but I was curious of your thoughts. I'm just learning that even in that situation I could be peaceful and not fearful. It was the first experience that I have…Continue
“The more I read RG (Releasing Guilt for Inner Peace) the more it resonates with me. Since I'm retired and no longer have the imposed structure of a job and also divorced and no longer have the daily stress of my former marriage I can easily focus on what's going on with me. I can follow my feelings and what shows up is a free-floating, non-specific fear which according to the Course is guilt. There is no denying it or attributing it to anything outside of me. While I'm not…Continue
“I was doing a meditation the other day that guides you to feel the space around your body and eventually leads you to a state where you are "no self". I noticed when I did the meditation that I felt a sensation of energy (lightness, tingling, a distinct presence of energy) and I did have a definite feeling of being something other than my body. My question is how does one differentiate between the feeling of spirit/a connection to truth and the energy that you might feel that…Continue