God is in everything I see because God is in my mind

Day thirty and God is in my mind – this is a difficult concept for me to get. My mind is in God makes sense but God is in my mind – I’m not too sure about. Anyway according to the workbook: The idea for today is the springboard for vision. From this idea will […]

Pantheism vs. panentheism

Today’s thought for the day is: God is in everything I see. So the question my be is this pantheism or panentheism? Before even attempting to answer the question we have to understand what the terms mean. Pantheism is the idea that all (Pan) is God (theism). And the reverse is true. God is all. […]

Accept all miracles little or large

In “A Course in Miracles,” book one – the text – it is written that there is no order in miracles. That’s to say miracles large and small are as difficult as each other. This morning I had a little miracle: Last night ended with my keyboard on which I write this blog broke. The […]

God is in everything I see

From the workbook: The idea for today explains why you can see all purpose in anything. It explains why nothing is separate, by itself or in itself. And it explains why nothing you see means anything. In fact, it explains every idea we have used thus far, and all subsequent ones as well. Today’s idea […]

Above all else I want to see things differently

day twenty eight and the thanksgiving holiday is over and I’m back to normal schedule a little heavier and tored from the driving and overeating. The thought for today is: Above all else I want to see things differently The idea is that if you can just see one thing correctly you can see everything […]

Above all else I want to see

From the workbook: Today’s idea expresses something stronger than mere determination. It gives vision priority among your desires…. There may be a great temptation to believe that some sort of sacrifice is being asked of you when you say you want to see above all else. If you become uneasy about the lack of reservation […]

My attack thoughts are attacking my invulnerability

Six practice periods are required in applying today’s idea. A full two minutes should be attempted for each of them, although the time may be reduced to a minute if the discomfort is too great. Do not reduce it further. The practice period should begin with repeating the idea for today, then closing your eyes […]

I do not know what anything is for

Before I even read the exercise the title for today reminds me of one of my favorite mantrams (mantras – mind training in Sanskrit – words you keep repeating). It is a phrase I heard from Ram Dass. It is: I don’t know Often I go for a walk and keep repeating, “I don’t know. […]

I do not perceive my own best interests

How true – unless you are totally happy you cannot have perceived your own best interests. Today’s exercise requires self honesty and a bit more work. I’ll quote from the workbook: Practice periods begin with repeating today’s idea, followed by searching the mind, with closed eyes, for unresolved situations about which you are currently concerned. […]

I can escape from the world I see by giving up attack thoughts

On day twenty three we move further away from illusions but as A Course in Miracles workbook says: The idea for today introduces the thought that you are not trapped in the world you see, because its cause can be changed. This change requires, first, that the cause be identified and then let go, so […]