ACIM Study Group Notes — I see only the Past

I see only the past. (A Course in Miracles, Lesson 7) How many of our present moments do we actually spend in the present? Most of our now moments are colored by our memories of the past. We're seeing what is not here because the past is not here. When we mentally...

read more

Stop Shoulding on Yourself

The process of self-inquiry teaches us to notice when we are being judgmental and invites us to reinterpret our old views. But often, as we're learning not to judge our neighbors, we forget not to judge ourselves. We judge ourselves for what we see as our past...

read more

What am I using time for?

How often do we spend time reminiscing about the past or planning for the future? We think of time as something that exists independently of us; something so limited and precious that we better use it wisely. By constant planning, we are living in fear that we won't...

read more
My Only Function is to Love

My Only Function is to Love

In this world of form, we have created different kinds of love: we think that the love we feel for one person can be different from the love we feel for another. We think that there are different ways of loving different beings, and that there are degrees to love. But...

read more

Loving Yourself

  It is true that as human beings, or spirit beings inhabiting human bodies, we are meant to have relationships, romantic and otherwise. The world is nothing without relationships; without relationships, the world would not be because we make the world through...

read more

Hostage to Ego or Host to God

An old Cherokee chief was teaching his grandson about life: "A fight is going on inside me," he said to the boy. "It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil - he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment,...

read more

A Little Willingness

Because we measure success in linear, worldly terms, we sometimes may feel like we're going backwards in our spiritual growth. We feel discouraged when we don't quite understand our own behavior or the behavior of others. We may feel like we've failed when we realize...

read more