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“Is the ‘ache’ I feel for others a judgment? …What I am experiencing is an overwhelming sadness/ache for others and I sense this is in fact the flip-side of the ego coin and is a form of judgment in its own right. The arrogance of ‘feeling sorry for people’ perhaps, although it doesn’t feel like pity…I feel overwhelmed at times by this ‘ache’ for others, for the state of the world and so on. I wonder if it is like any other projection that needs to be recognised for what…Continue
A Course in Miracles tells us: “Everyone makes an ego or a self for himself, which is subject to enormous variation because of its instability. He also makes an ego for everyone else he perceives, which is equally variable.” (T-4.II.2) I have to admit that I have a hard time seeing how others are just ideas in my mind. There they are, a body, which seems so solid and real to me… (September 12, 2014)
The body, like all of the universe of form, is only an empty…Continue
“…Please can you give specific examples of how you personally "extend or create" as Truth? My understanding is that as egos we extend and this is seen in all examples of projecting and then believing our projections as truth. But egos' projections are illusions that end in chaos. For the awakened mind, instead of projecting it "extends or creates" in Truth. Can you translate how as a unified One we constantly create? I recently read that Albert Einstein described himself as someone…Continue
My friend’s friend passed away recently and my friend said, “I am happy he is home in God now and relieved his pain is over.” But the man who passed did not seem to have any interest in spiritual awareness at all. So is it true that he went home to God? If so, then why go through the hassle of becoming aware of God in the world if you are going to go back there in any case?
There is a faulty premise behind your questions and it is that in you there is some…Continue