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“When I was 10 my grandmother passed away. The music playing was Ave Maria and it made me cry. My mother tried to comfort me by saying, Your grammy's soul is in heaven now". I was miffed and said rather loudly, "Where was her "soul" before she died? And before she was born!" My mother had no answers.
Now 6 decades later, I look back on that event within the perspective of ACIM and the Holy Spirit. I wonder about the Course's position in that only the mind is…Continue
“…If one has read ACIM and experienced a number of shifts in identity, do the following statements/questions make sense to you?
1. IT is what we Are (MIND and mind) = ONE Mind
2. Is the above statement what Jesus (a figure within the mind to point us to the MIND) meant when he said "when two become One, it shall be done". I had experience where the two parts (seemingly) merged or crossed over.
3. Once one realizes that all is…Continue
“I was wondering lately how the Course would describe or define Maslow’s “Peak Experience” occurrence? I didn’t know that I had two distinct Peak Experiences before I took a psychology course in college… Nothing since then! Would a “peak experience” be something like the Holy Instant? Thanks.” – CS
What Maslow describes seems to take in many kinds of experiences. So I would say that his…Continue
“I would like to know how ACIM deals with Alzheimer's, dementia and mental illness. These illnesses seem different from say from cancer, paralysis or heart issues. The latter seem to leave room to make decisions with the Holy Spirit. But what about diseases such as the ‘brain’ related ones mentioned above. How can these patients choose again for Spirit?” – J
A Course in Miracles does not address specific illnesses because from the perspective of Truth all…Continue