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I know as an ACIM student I’m not supposed to want to “fix the world” but I see so many problems and people in pain and I feel like I have to do something…
Statements like “supposed to” or “should” with or without a “not” indicate that you feel guilt and fear. This means that you are reading A Course in Miracles with the ego (personal thought system). When the Course seems to inspire guilt and fear in you, know that these come from your mind, not from…Continue
I don’t see how I’ve created my own life. Some terrible things have occurred and I didn’t want them…
(In A Course in Miracles “to create” means “to extend” or “to be one with”. ACIM uses the word “make” for what is meant by “create” in this question).
Your choice for the limited, imperfect, disordered experience of not-Truth (universe of form) was not made by you personally or individually. It was made by the split mind of which your mind is one…Continue
“…I am 23 years old. Since I graduated from high school I haven’t joined any… form of education…What I feel in me is this… worldly desire for finding my goal/purpose in form. It feels like I cannot be fully happy while this remains unknown for me. Like just living ordinarily doing very little in form makes me unhappy…I noticed that the stories, articles about Finding Your Purpose make me sad in a way…But the truth is that the other part of me, the truer part, wants to let go of…Continue
What exactly is meant by “spiritualizing the ego”? Does ACIM discuss this? And why is it undesirable?
What is popularly called “spiritualizing the ego” is called “confusion of levels” in A Course in Miracles. It refers to confusing the seeming-levels…Continue