Undoing the Blocks to Peace

By |2019-12-20T11:45:10+00:00February 11th, 2019|ACIM, Peace|

In Lesson 133, Jesus tells us, “You do not ask too much of life, but far too little”. This particular epigram never used to resonate much with me. My life was okay before I picked up A Course in Miracles. A bit shit, (life is a bit shit, Jesus tell [...]

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By |2019-10-21T14:04:07+01:00January 15th, 2019|ACIM|

Workbook Lesson 156, “I walk with God in perfect holiness” is a lesson in pure acceptance. “Today’s idea but states the simple truth that makes the thought of sin impossible. It promises there is no cause for guilt and being causeless it does not exist. It follows surely [...]

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By |2019-11-08T10:36:38+00:00January 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Tom Carpenter’s extraordinary work “Dialogue on Awakening” provides the greatest insight I know of into Jesus’ own awakening journey. In this book he recounts an extensive dialogue between himself and Jesus, the awakened Christ. The New Testament give us some idea as to the events of [...]

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By |2019-11-08T10:37:16+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

At the beginning of each new year, I start the workbook from the beginning. I don’t always finish it, but I always get going. The time commitment demanded of the first few lessons is so minimal as to hardly constitute effort at all. However, the practice [...]

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Daily Practice

By |2019-11-08T10:37:48+00:00December 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|

What does daily practice actually mean? Surrender maybe, or intention, or that illusive “little bit of willingness” that Jesus seems so keen on in the text. Is it a process that allows me to touch the divine ground of my being perhaps? Or does it reveal my [...]

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