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I’m new to A Course in Miracles. There seem to be so many books about and teachers of ACIM and often what they teach seems to conflict. How do I know who to follow?
The only Perfect Teacher is the Holy Spirit within you. Teachers in the world are imperfect. We teach because we are still learning. Teachers are at various stages in their awareness of Truth. This can make it seem like we contradict each other when it is just that some are more aware of…Continue
So if I am choosing my illness, what about animals? What about plants? They get diseases, too. What about infants and small children who get sick? Are they all choosing, too?
The entire universe of form, including all plants and animals, is a projection of not-Truth from the split mind. As not-Truth it is inherently limited, imperfect, and disordered. The split mind projects itself into not-Truth by projecting itself onto only one animal – humans. Your…Continue
I get confused about if there is one projection that we all share or if we are each living in our own projection…
It’s both. Not-Truth is a universe of form projected from one split mind. This projection includes billions of versions of the split-mind which make their own projections of meaning onto the universe of form. These projections are what make the experience seem dense, multi-layered, complex, mesmerizing, and convincing to each seemingly-individual…Continue
I had an encounter with someone who I would classify as a narcissist. During a particular conversation, he lost control himself and became irrational and demanding. What followed is a long story but basically he blames the whole argument on me. We are no longer on speaking terms which, to be honest, is a good thing because he started to be nasty even before that conversation.…Continue