February Thoughts for the Day

February 28, 2019

Thought for the Day

What you believe about yourself
does not define you,
but it does define your experiences
in this world.

What you believe has no meaning
other than the meaning
which you give to it.

Thoughts cannot tell you
who you are.

Memories do no and cannot
define you.

Feelings bear no import
on who you are, nor bodily conditions
or experiences.

What, then, defines you?

Who you are is Who your Source
says that you are---
unchanged, unchanging, unchangeable,
before the foundations of the earth,
LOVE inviolate.

Tat tvam asi----
Thou Art That.

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Prayer for the Day

I think one of my childhood hero's said it best:

I YAM WHAT I YAM
AN’ THA’S ALL I YAM.

Thank God.

Amen

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February 27, 2019

Thought for the Day

The only one...the only one...
who truly understands you
and accepts you as you are, is God.

Is it not peculiar then
that it is God you seek to avoid at all cost,
from Whom you run
with such determination?

That you fill your days with busyness
and distraction which allows you
to successfully put even the idea of God
so distant from your awareness
that it never occurs to you
to sincerely explore the nature
of the most important relationship
you could ever have?

Is this not the source of all resistance?

What would you seek to change
or avoid in this life if you KNEW---
intimately KNEW---
the Father's LOVE for you?

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Prayer for the Day

Only Thee, oh God.

Amen

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February 26, 2019

Thought for the Day

You already are the LIGHT of the world,
you cannot become it,
and striving to do so is insanity.

But this is indeed
the spiritual ego's ploy.

Resist not what you changelessly are,
for when you do, you fall back into
the grip of fear, inadequacy,
separation, isolation
and condemnation.

Is this the world you really want?

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Prayer for the Day

What manner of LOVE is this?

That you should call me "your child,"
and like water poured into water
inseparably mixed.

I in You and You in me,
my eye, Thy Eye, One Eye,
I step out of my boat
and walk on water,
spread these wings
and fly.

Amen

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February 25, 2019

Thought for the Day

What is the greatest gift
of the practice of mindfulness?

The Awareness that everything
we think, say or do
aligns us with light or darkness,
love or fear, Christ or ego.

Don't kid yourself.

Every moment of life is spiritual practice,
regardless of whether
you are aware of it or not.

You are always aligning
with something, but what?

The allegiance to judgment, grievance,
fear & ignorance,
which is a denial of God,
is the ego's religion.

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Prayer for the Day

I am always aligning
to one thought system
or the other---to the ego's
or that of love.

And from the chosen alignment
I will either find my Self
or lose sight of it.

Anchored soul-ly to the LIGHT,
I choose the path of LOVE.

Amen

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February 24, 2019

Thought for the Day

Sunday is practice day.

Your practice for today
centers around an honest investigation
of judgment whenever it comes
into play.

We ask that you not censor yourself
in any way as you observe your inner world
carefully, but simply allow
the light of understanding
to come to you as you recognize
the ins and outs of why you judge
in the first place.

This will necessitate paying close attention
to your inner world with sincerity---
desiring to see something
accurately about the workings of the mind, 
as well as an ability to examine
your what is in a manner
which is firm and honest,
yet kind and gentle.

Here is the nugget you are asked
to begin to observe with clarity:

You believe that you judge others
based upon the messages they give you,
but you judge them based upon
the messages which you give them.

Judgment is based entirely
upon who is doing the looking.

You do it in order to reinforce
identity as the imagined self
which depends on judgment in order
to maintain its storyline---
the conceptual framework
of its seeming existence.

Thus, judgment is the weapon of choice
in the ego's arsenal for maintaining
its imagined but very fragile kingdom.

To unwind this dynamic
takes a degree of honesty
most are not prepared to apply.

Yet it is the honest recognition of this
process that shows you
in very clear terms that you are
far more attached to being right
than you are to being happy.

Because ultimately, being right
or being happy depends entirely
upon who is doing the looking,
not how the looker chooses to look at things.

It is the ultimate recognition that no one
can deny you happiness but you.

Would you be free?

Make no mistake about it,
this is precisely what is in play
when one finally determines to look upon
judgment with honesty and integrity.

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Prayer for the Day

Only an authentic life will do.

Amen

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February 23, 2019

Thought for the Day

Today I want to clearly expose
two very delusional patterns
that the spiritual ego employs
which are nothing more than
trading one form of bondage for another,
and then calling it "freedom,"
or at the very least, the belief
that to proceed in this direction
is the path to it.

The first we have talked about
extensively this week and that is
choosing the path of acquisition---
that of learning all about Reality or God
rather than KNOWING God directly
through the giving of oneself
completely through the intimacy of union.

In many cases, there is a belief
that the more you learn about the truth,
the more likely you will KNOW the truth directly,
that the active pursuit of one
delivers the changeless experience of the other.

This is the attempt to understand
through effort and gain.

It is a path of addition
rather than subtraction; where one
does not actually undertake the journey
of the undoing of the personal self
(which unequivocally results in knowing
through direct experience), but is based
entirely upon knowing all about the journey.

The second is any path
which relies upon magic to get there.

This is the path of looking to anything
outside oneself to deliver
that much sought after spiritual experience;
rather than possessing the grit,
will, perseverance, and above all, bravery
to actually undertake the journey.

For the heart knows that this
is the only true path HOME.

The difference is the gulf which stands
between sincere yearning
and instant gratification takes too long.

The list the world has tried, and still does,
is endless: drugs (hallucinogens in particular),
teachers, books, service, etc., anything that calms
the mind and convinces you
that you can have that mind-blowing
experience of God
without having to actually
surrender to the truth within.

The question then is not a matter of
what can I do for God, what can I do
for my brothers and sisters, what can I do
for the world, but who am I being,
so that the fullness of Christ may be expressed
unobscurated through me?

For only one who has surrendered
completely to the heart of God
can live as that LOVE in this world.

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Prayer for the Day

So many shabby imitations
in this world---
precious few real McCoy's.

May the epitaph read only this:

Salvation was her greatest
accomplishment.

She lived as love
and cast a great LIGHT
in a world which had forgotten
how to SEE.

Amen

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February 22, 2019

Thought for the Day

The only seeming problem which you face
in this world is that you are blinded
to your true Identity.

Because of this, you fill the hours
of your days in search of meaning,
validation, acceptance, significance,
satisfaction, security and control
where there is none.

The human challenge is not to become
more than you are, nor to be better or different,
but to remember Who you are
and abide as that presence
in this world.

But this cannot and will not happen
so long as you keep trying
to find escape from an imaginary self
who dreams of imaginary problems
and seeks relationship with others
who are striving to do the same.

Once it is again felt and known
the safety and rest of your Identity
in God, making an idol of yourself
or anything else in this world
is entirely inconceivable.

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Prayer for the Day

I rest in God.

Amen

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February 21, 2019

Thought for the Day

The actual expression of your life
in the day-to-day trenches,
and in particular, within the storms
which each of us must pass through
and learn to navigate
are a powerful demonstration,
an unmistakable replica, of the reality
to which we have given ourselves.

It is the undeniable evidence,
not of some lofty-other-worldly
state of perfection, but of what is KNOWN
FIRSTHAND by you.

The greatest of all manifestations of spirit
is one who lives as LOVE
incarnate.

How else will the world know
of the Father's LOVE?

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Prayer for the Day

I have a spiritual friend
who is especially fond of saying
the phrase, "You gotta do you."

But the million dollar question is,
"Which 'you' are you doing?"

May LOVE be the only demonstration
to which this life bears witness
from henceforth and forever more.

Amen

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February 20, 2019

Thought for the Day

You can know all about someone
or something, yet not know them at all.

Let's take two different examples.

I can read all about oranges.
I can take an internship
in Florida on an orange farm,
get a degree in horticulture,
and even write the word 'orange'
in a notebook thousands of times,
but I will not really know an orange
until I taste it; discovering its tangy sweetness,
citrus goodness, the succulent juiciness,
that one of a kind taste being both
unforgettable as well as unmistakable.

Or, let's say I hear about
a brand new vegan restaurant opening up.

I invite my friend to go with me,
make a reservation for both of us,
and we go on the appointed day.

We sit at our table and study
the elaborate menu handed us.

I memorize everything.

My! It all LOOKS so wonderful!

After I am certain I know the menu 
completely by heart, we get up and leave.

But you tell me, how will I know 
whether or not I like
the restaurant if I never ever
eat there?

The same is true of the Divine.

If I do not know God,
intimately know Him,
I cannot really know my Self.

"Taste and see that the Lord is good;
blessed is the one who trusts in Him."

Psalms 34:8

You are not free to give up your freedom,
but you are free to deny it.

Likewise, you are sustained
by the LOVE of GOD.

You cannot lose this, ever,
but you can most certainly pretend
that you have lost it and know it not.

Yet you tell me?

What has the body, mind or world
ever offered you 
that can surpass the profound intimacy
of the LOVE of GOD---
eternal, changeless, forever unfailing?

One who has tasted, knows this.

Have you?

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Prayer for the Day

Like a moth to a flame,
this heart pants for Thee, oh God.

It pants only for Thee.

Nothing but Thy LOVE,
nothing but Thee.

Burn me to ashes,
til' only LOVE remains.

Amen

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February 19, 2019

Thought for the Day

It is very easy
to overlook nothingness.

But it is impossible to overlook
nothingness which we have confused
as something-ness
through the power of belief.

To overlook means
to let it go in recognition that
truth and illusion
are forever irreconcilable.

How do you remember
who you are?

By offering up what you are not,
and by thus, aligning to what you already are;
unchanged, unchanging, unchangeable,
glorified, whole, complete.

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Prayer for the Day

Hidden in Thee, oh God.

Live Thou this little life
I formerly thought of
as 'me.'.

Amen

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February 18, 2019

Thought for the Day

Misery is never more evident
than in the life of a spiritual seeker;
one who is trying to be kind and loving,
living a life which is filled with good works.

There is nothing more painful to bear witness to
than one who is working so very hard,
so very very very hard,
to manufacture their own light
through striving and effort.

Where is the grace in that?

No matter how hard they try,
and try they do with all their might,
their lives never quite match up to
what they profess to believe is the truth.

All the while the Father whispers to them,
hauntingly, from the tabernacle of their hearts,
humming, throbbing, achingly tender, longing so
for divine relationship with his only begotten,
whispering, pleading, with the most profound
earnestness, "Have I not, do I not now, love you
as I have asked you to love all others?"

"Come Home to Me,
for I am your Father, and you
are my child."

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Prayer for the Day

I surrender all.

Amen

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February 17, 2019

Thought for the Day

Sunday is practice day.

This morning I found the most
delightful quote in my inbox:

"We cannot be present and run 
our story-line at the same time."

Pema Chodron

If you do not stay on what I refer to as
the cutting edge of the present moment,
you get caught up in the whirlwind
of time and space---buffeted along
alternating currents of highs and lows,
remembering and then forgetting,
certainty followed by confusion,
often within the span of a few minutes!

Thus you practice is to stay
present to the here and now
and to reign yourself back in swiftly
when you find yourself
out in the weeds.

And more than this, see if you can
maintain an alertness to the here and now,
and yet feel a softening into
what is without resistance, approaching
every experience with tenderness,
kindness and acceptance.

This is the practice.

Share if you feel led to do so.

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Prayer for the Day

Bless my practicing today
as I strive to stay present
to the precious GIFT of LIFE.

Amen

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February 16, 2019

Thought for the Day

You share REALITY with GOD
because REALITY is WHOLE
and cannot be divided.

The reason forgiveness
is always for yourself
is because the only one
it is possible to forgive, is the one
who is doing the looking.

Thus, forgiveness is for the one
who thinks it possible
to see or experience anything
other than GOD, in recognition
that there is only GOD.

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Prayer for the Day

GOD is the light in which I see
and so it is.

Forever and forever
from everlasting to everlasting
only GOD.

Amen

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February 15, 2019

Thought for the Day

When the mind is sick
and you are busily fanning the flames
of ego's neurosis and victim consciousness,
you are not asking for peace,
and therefore do not know
that you already have it.

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Prayer for the Day

It is indeed an extremely
painful experience
to see clearly the devastation, ignorance
and selfishness of thinking
you are separate, that your pain
is your own and therefore has no impact
on the world at large.

But it does.

It does.

Bring to my Awareness
the presence of PEACE.

Amen

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February 14, 2019

Thought for the Day

What if the key to LIFE
and the key to blindness were to be found
in each and every moment?

Will you choose LOVE
or will you choose fear?

Will you live
from unfolding to unfolding,
trusting utterly in the light?

Or will you live a life of blindness, stumbling
around in darkness?

Such is all the choice which lies before you
each and every moment,
only one of which is REAL.

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Prayer for the Day

A life which is poured out entirely
for the sake of many,
offering only LIGHT,
only LOVE, in simple humble trust.

Take this little offering,
such that it is,
and use it according to Thy Will.

How does one give up
something which was never theirs
in the first place?

Amen

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February 13, 2019

Thought for the Day

Today you are asked to look carefully
at how often judgment
is a part of your human experience.

You have a critic between your ears
that offers judgments of everything.
If this were not enough to contend with,
it even believes it possesses the ability
to read the minds of others;
assuming meanings and intent
for which it could not possibly
know in truth, then uses this fabrication
of imagination as ammunition
for further judgment.

Here is a truism you can take to the bank:

When you attack the Divinity of anyone,
you lose sight of your own.

You become an idolator.

Today, look upon each one whom
you encounter with this singular intent:

To deeply appreciate
each soul you encounter in recognition
that each...each....
is a part of GOD.

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Prayer for the Day

God is my Source.

I cannot SEE apart from Him.

Thy Will be done in me.

Thy Will be done through me.

Thy Will be done as me.

Amen

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February 12, 2019

Thought for the Day

LOVE cannot suffer.

Thus, awakening to LOVE'S PRESENCE
and surrendering to her
brings undeniable and unequivocal
invulnerability.

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Prayer for the Day

LOVE, precious LOVE,
burn me to ashes.

Amen

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February 11, 2019

Thought for the Day

In the end, the only thing which matters is this:

What will be the life you choose
to be lived by in this world?

Will it be the life of LOVE or that of fear?

Will it be a life which is defined
by the painful fruits of judgment and grievances?

OR will it be the path of true forgiveness,
of a LOVE which holds no record of wrong?

Will you walk the path of peace?

Will you walk in blindness,
or will you be the LIGHT of the world?

Will you be bound by LOVE
or by the mask of hate and its world?

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Prayer for the Day

LOVE live me.

I offer YOU and only YOU
all of this little life.

Amen

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February 10, 2019

Thought for the Day

Sunday is practice day.

I have had a certain passage from the Bible
deeply on my mind and heart
for a few days running now
and decided to create a practice for today
which is based upon their message.

“If you love those who love you,
what credit is that to you? Even the spiritually blind
love those who love them. 33 And if you do good
to those who are good to you, what credit is that to you?
Even the spiritually blind do that. 34 And if you lend
to those from whom you expect repayment,
what credit is that to you? Even the spiritually blind
lend to others, expecting to be repaid in full. 
35 But love your enemies, do good to them, 
and lend to them without expecting
to get anything back. For your reward is great,
because you have aligned yourself with LIGHT,
and demonstrated that you are children of the Most High, 
because he is kind to the ungrateful and blind,
loving with no record of wrong."

Luke 6:32-35

Your assignment today is not to resist darkness
regardless the form in any way.

When you resist, you join
with it in darkness.

We literally give the darkness the power
which it has over us through
resistance and fear.

Align with God = Light = Love.

Surrender and trust.

Can you sweep darkness out of a room
if I hand you a broom?

Or do you simply turn on the light?

You have had the same way
of dealing with things in your life
for a very long time.

Approach the pleasing,
resist the unpleasant.

Cleave to the feel-good things in life,
resist and avoid the rest.

Why keep trying to handle things
in the same old way when it has shown itself
to fail time and time again?

Can you change your Reality?

Can anyone?

"What Comforter can there be
for the sick Children of God except
His Power through you?"

ACIM, p. 187

Do not fear any darkness,
do not resist!

Illusion is healed by restoring it to LIGHT.

Therefore, align with LIGHT
and turn in, turn in.

Turn into what is and BE
the Bringer of LIGHT.

For you are the LIGHT of the world.

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Prayer for the Day

Let me be the hollow reed,
the empty flute, which plays
for this world the haunting melody
echoing from that LOVE SONG
which rises with aching, fierce
and unceasing tenderness
from the Heart of God.

Amen

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February 9, 2019

Thought for the Day

Previously we offered a message
on the subject of binding and loosing
which was based upon the following
Bible verse:

“Truly I tell you, whatever you bind on earth
will be bound in heaven, and whatever
you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.

Matthew 18:18 NIV

We said to bind something on earth,
was to bind it in Heaven.
It was to place yourself in chains,
binding yourself to it.

While to loose yourself from something
on earth, was to free yourself
from it entirely, and in doing so,
to loose it in Heaven.

Heaven and earth are not separate
from one another unless we make them
separate in our minds, and Heaven and hell
are states of mind, not geographical locations.

It was said to bind yourself
meant to hold a grievance,
while to loose yourself,
was to forgive.

Let us today take another look
at both binding and loosing
from a different perspective.

You should loose yourself from blindness.

And you should bind yourself to LIGHT!

Everything which is not bound
to LIGHT is bound to blindness,
which means the mask.

You always get what you truly want,
be it the mask and its world
or the LIGHT.

It is not about sin or what
you do or not do in this world.

It is about the temptation
to bind yourself to the care and concerns
of the mask of i, me, my & mine.

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Prayer for the Day

Only LIGHT.

Amen

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February 8, 2019

Thought for the Day

What could you possibly value more
than peace of mind?

When you value anything other than peace,
you are being vigilant against God,
and this will always make you
afraid of remembering Him.

Why?

Because remembering would be a threat
to the substitute identity which
you treasure more than truth,
more than your One True Self,
established in grace---
beyond time and space
before the foundations of the earth.

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Prayer for the Day

I am that, I am.

Amen

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February 7, 2019

Thought for the Day

Nothing in this world protects you.

Nothing in this world defines you.

Nothing in this world can either add
to what you are, or subtract from it.

Thoughts, feelings and world
can influence the narrative
and conditioning of the character,
but only if the character is mistaken
for one's self & allowed to be in charge.

But this is a choice to preclude your Reality;
to withhold the awareness
of LOVE and LIGHT.

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Prayer for the Day

Why would anyone purposefully
withhold awareness
of LOVE, of LIGHT, of TRUTH of FREEDOM
from oneself if he realized
that this was what he was doing?

It's really hard to suspend
one's disbelief of what they are doing
to themselves so entirely, and with
enough oomph and sincerity
that he can actually take
the ruse seriously.

No more games.

Today, the scales fall from the eyes
and the heart rests in humble gratitude.

Amen

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February 6, 2019

Thought for the Day

The reason why you want
a better body than the one you have now,
a fulfilling relationship in which you feel
special, safe, valued above all others
in bodies, loved and adored,
the reason that you want the perfect job,
abundant resources, accolades, appreciation,
respect, security, happiness, etc.,
is because you do not know
who you are without them.


Isn't it high time you found out?

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Prayer for the Day

Nothing lies
beyond Your Will for me.

To remember is to restore the mind
to what it already knows.

I will to remember everything
knowing that You will give me everything
but for the asking.

Amen

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February 5, 2019

Thought for the Day

Listen vigilantly, and heed
these words.

There is only one reason why
one finds themselves
hopelessly lost in the weeds,
shrouded in darkness,
unable to see the light.

It is because you are trying
to find salvation for the imagined self
rather than from it.

Look carefully, you who have been
wading waist deep in the sewage
of the mind, unable to tell the forest
from the trees in that shit storm
you have been lost in.

Are you not looking for
some thread of peace and clarity
for the character?

The only FREEDOM in the entire universe
is letting go of who you thought
you were.

"And be not conformed to this world:
but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind,
that ye may prove what is that good,
and acceptable, and perfect, will of God."

Romans 12:2

Each day you have thousands, if not
millions of opportunities
to be transformed by the renewal
of your mind when you find yourself
caught in the web of mask
which views the world blindly
because it sees only in darkness.

This is the instant when salvation
is at hand. Here is the only
moment of choice!

Here is the instant in which
you have the opportunity to re-align yourself
with the LIGHT, choosing to trust
in the power of truth rather than
false events appearing real---
as in thoughts, feelings, events
and meanings that the mask shrieks
to you are the truth.

Look closely. The self you think you are
isn't even alive---it is merely a collection
of highly spurious opinions and interpretations
which change on the slightest
of whims, beliefs, biases, fears,
rage, paranoia and self-righteousness,
which all-to-quickly
shifts to self-doubt, riddled
with confusion and uncertainty,
self-torment and self-loathing.

Is this really what you want
to be listening to?

"I have been crucified with Christ 
and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. 
The life I now live in the body, I live by faith
in the Son of God, who loved me 
and gave himself for me."

Galations 2:20

What will you do?

What will you do?

Live as the character you mistakenly
thought was you, or be lived
by Christ; your one true Source
and Self?

"Why is it strange to you that faith can move mountains?
This is indeed a little feat for such a power.
For faith can keep the Son of God in chains
as long as he believes he is in chains.
And when he is released from them
it will be simply because he no longer believes in them, withdrawing faith that they can hold him,
and placing it in his freedom instead.
It is impossible to place equal faith in opposite directions. What faith you give to sin you take away from holiness.
And what you offer holiness has been removed from sin."

ACIM Ch 21.III

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Prayer for the Day

I choose to walk in LIGHT.

Amen

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February 4, 2019

Thought for the Day

The state of peace as well as
happiness for that matter
are an inside j-o-b.

Have you dropped your anchor
in something real, something steadfast,
something which has boundless
and unshakable depth?

If not, why?

If not, what do you have to offer
anyone else, let alone the world?

Offer, then, your inner guide
you will to remember.

And get your own house in order
before you try to change the world.

For the world begins & ends
with you, my dear.

***

Prayer for the Day

How can I see the LIGHT in anything
if I do not see it in myself?

How can I be the LIGHT of the world
if I have not discovered it within?

To the Holy One within
the tabernacle of this heart
I offer my will to remember
everything.

Amen

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February 3, 2019

Thought for the Day

Sunday is practice day.

Your practice for today has three parts.

Part I

Today you are asked to honestly explore
your inner world in order to clearly see
just how blind you have been
in this life.

Begin by making a list
of all those whom you feel
haven't got a clue, who live in darkness,
whom you feel are, well...horrible.

Now let me ask you a question:

How can you accuse, judge or condemn
another when you, yourself, walk
in darkness, the darkness of the imagined self,
the mask of i, me, my & mine?

Did you know that only one who walks
in darkness himself
has the ability to judge another?

Further, the judgment you place
upon another is the judgment
you place upon yourself.

But when you walk in LIGHT,
you SEE only LIGHT.

Now look carefully again at the list
you have made.

The two greatest powers
you possess in this world
are that of binding and loosing.

"Truly I tell you, whatever you bind on earth
will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose
on earth will be loosed in heaven."

Matthew 18:18 NIV

What is binding? To judge another.

What is loosing? To forgive another.

One or the other is experienced
in every single instant of your life!

All human experience
is being created, moment by moment,
out of what you choose
to do in every single moment.

And whatever you give your attention to
becomes your god.

Thus, what you do not forgive
is not forgiven and masters you still.

Would you be free?

Then free the persons
whom you have placed on your list
with the nectar of true forgiveness.

Part II

The second portion of your assignment
is to watch your inner world
for the slightest sign of unforgiveness
toward those whom you encounter today,
either in person or in thought.

Relax immediately. Soften toward them.
Honor the LIGHT that is within them,
their sacred immutable reality.

Remember, here is one
who would be brother or sister,
no less glorified than are you.

Set them free
that you may be made free as well.

Part III

Finally, look carefully at yourself.

See the sword of judgment
you have wielded with ruthless precision
against yourself.

The savageness with which
you have treated he or she whom
the Source of all that is
calls, "Beloved."

Forgive yourself, that you might see
through eyes washed clean
of blindness.

This is all.

May the force be with you,
for indeed, it always is.

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Prayer for the Day

You have to SEE the LIGHT
to be the LIGHT.

LOVE, alone, completes
the work.

Come one! Come all!

We journey to the Promised Land;
the sacred heart of Christ.

Amen

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February 2, 2019

Thought for the Day

There is one rather stunning difference
between how I experience life
and how you do, and it is this:

I experience myself as a dimensional being
abiding beyond both time and space,
and you see yourself as a linear being,
operating within a body and therefore
subjugated by the laws of time and space,
caught in the spider's web of mind
and therefore, its victim; both sum and substance
of the mask of i, me, my & mine.

Consider these sacred words:

Projection makes perception;
the world you see is what you GAVE it,
nothing more than that. 

ACIM

I remind you here that you are not being asked
to see anything that is not the truth.
This is why the word 'see' is consciously used here
and why we now refrain from use
of the word 'perceive.'
Perception is gone as soon as you truly see.

ACOL Treatises

“The light of the body is the eye:
if therefore thine eye be single,
thy whole body shall be full of light.”

Matthew 6:22

The point of all this?

The Kingdom of Heaven
is always at hand.

What is a miracle?

A miracle is the result of an inner alignment
with a higher dimension
accessed through SIGHT
and not perception.

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Prayer for the Day

Unwavering now, the eyes,
the mind, the heart,
the being are aligned
or attuned to
the dimension of Christ.

And so it is.

Amen

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February 1, 2019

Thought for the Day

Any voice, any voice whatsoever,
be it between your ears, in a book,
on a flat screen, or streaming from
someone's mouth, which does not
lead you to a love which holds
no record of wrong, a love which knows
no fear, which remains undisturbed
by anything this world tosses at you,
should forthrightly and summarily
be dismissed.

***

Prayer for the Day

Where is my trust?

Let this be my only mantra.

LOVE is the answer to every question,
for everything, absolutely everything,
is an expression of love
or a desperate cry for it.

LOVE, precious LOVE,
let this vessel be Thy instrument
in this world which is so burdened
by fear.

Amen



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