I’m lost because I live in illusions

Day fifty two – review day two: On the second review day we delve deeper into the illusions which are the cause of our upsets – illusions come from our living in the past – our prejudgments. Here are the review thoughts of the day: I am upset because I see what is not there. […]

A meaningless world engenders fear

The book continues with: “Actually, a meaningless world is impossible. Nothing without meaning exists.” That’s the catch twenty two of this section of the workbook. If all is meaningless, then meaninglessness in itself is meaningless. To a great extent Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching says it best when it says: The ultimate reality that can […]

I am upset because I see a meaningless world.

Today’s exercise is supposed to be done with eyes open. At the same time I’m in the middle of a major clearing of clutter. I moved three very, heavy book shelves, and all their contents (two or three thick) from one room to another. My back is hurting a lot. My feet are hurting even […]

My meaningless thoughts are showing me a meaningless world.

Day 11 – My meaningless thoughts are showing me a meaningless world. Not much happened today until in the afternoon I went to the gym. After exercising I went to the sauna. The sauna at this gym overlooks the ocean. On may days one can see Catalina Island about twenty four miles away. Today, the […]

My thoughts do not mean anything

Day ten of A Course in Miracles continues with the lack of meaning of my thoughts. I start the day’s exercise (five recommended) by saying my thoughts do not mean anything and allowing thoughts to come up with eyes closed: Thought: “I cannot think of anything.” Affirmation: “My thought about ‘I cannot think of anything’ […]