Yes, this is the difficulty of "thinking" and/or "feeling" our way out of suffering. We are within that "infrastructure" (or at least we think we are) and consider ourselves bound by its (our) perceived…"
Educator and writer. Longtime, though inconsistent, studier of the Course, and student.
"A Course in Miracles" has helped me in these ways:
Though I often resist the Course's Teachings, I continue to find areas of my life growing more peaceful. I can call on Silence and allow myself to be transformed, if only for a few moments. I am able to question the patterns and corners of dead end thinking that leads back to the self. There has been a deepening of the presence of Love, enough to make me question my self-employed ego and wonder why I keeping re-hiring him. I am able to stand outside negative emotions and observe them, and then choose. Not all the time, but enough times to see possibilities.