May 21, 2019

Thought for the Day

Do not doubt.

Truth surrounds you completely
so you can never
truly be lost.

Sometimes you are going the farthest
when you seem to be going
nowhere.

Sometimes you are moving faster
when you are not moving
at all.

Sometimes you are learning more
when you think you are
no longer learning.

Sometimes you are leaping forward
when you think that you
are falling back.

Trust.

It's all unfolding so perfectly
that I could squeal like a little pig.

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Prayer for the Day

Help me peacefully rest
as I ride the crest of this wave
called, "Trust."

Amen

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May 20, 2019

Thought for the Day

Be very very clear with yourself:

Whenever and wherever
you have failed to hear a call for love,
a call fo healing and for help,
you have actively refused to be helpful.

Only appreciation is due
every experience you have in this life.

For all expressions of love
and all cries for it
bring LOVE to your Awareness,
if you are teachable.

And all suffering is the result
of resisting this simple message.

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Prayer for the Day

Let me embrace a new mantra today,
one that I can authentically live by
with the deepest sincerity
and trueness of heart:

"Help me hear every call.
Every call.
And help me to real eyes
it is but my own call
I am always answering."

Amen

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May 19, 2019

Thought for the Day
(Happy birthday Randy)

Sunday is practice day.

Notice the prison in which others are trapped
when they cannot allow LOVE in
to heal them.

Notice when you are in the selfsame prison.

Determine to be LOVE'S
chosen instrument;
Her vessel for the healing
of this world.

Resolve to "be" LOVE
in this world, to utterly and completely
embody Her Presence.

As you surrender, She will teach
you Her ways, showing you how...

She will sweep your heart clean
of all but Her LIGHT.

This is your practice.

Tell me how it goes.

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Prayer for the Day

Ravish me,
for I am forever Thine.

Amen

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May 18, 2019

Thought for the Day

If you learn nothing else in this life,
then make the successful learning
of this simple truth your highest priority:

ALL ERROR LIES IN THE MIND
OF THE INTERPRETER.

Sorry. You are the one
that is in need of healing, my dear.

***

Prayer for the Day

Until the past is no longer;
until it ceases being the lens 
through which I look and experience life---
until I am without an "i,"
entirely absent of agenda or prejudice,
I am not allowing the LIGHT
to live through me as 'me'.

The light is hidden 
under a very dense bushel
of me, myself and I.

Show me the way, Lord,
please show me the way.
For I choose the road less traveled.

Amen

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May 17, 2019

Thought for the Day

Truth surrounds you completely
so you can never truly lose your way,
regardless of what the mind
seeks to tell you.

Believe it not.

Be brave.

When given the choice
between what the mind attempts
to dish up for you
and the LOVE of GOD,
choose the LOVE of GOD.

It cannot fail.

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Prayer for the Day

Take all of me
and use me
as Thou seest fit.

Amen

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May 16, 2019

Thought for the Day

Watch yourself carefully.

Be willing to hear
your own cry for freedom.

Otherwise you will be unable to step away
from identification with the mask
of the imagined self.

There is only one interpretation
for everything in this life:

All things are either an expression of LOVE
or a desperate cry for it.

In other words, every loving thought is true,
everything else is an appeal for help,
and therefore, healing.

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Prayer for the Day

Break me open.

Split me through and through...

So I can love even more.

Amen

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May 15, 2019

Thought for the Day

Love the light and the dark
equally, but do so while
standing in the light.

***

Prayer for the Day

Let me never forget
that it is only in light
that one may see clearly.

Light! Light! Only Light!

Help me remain deeply tethered
to Thee, for Thou art
my Hiding Place.

Amen

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May 14, 2019

Thought for the Day

There is an unseen Deity
which is always present.

We cannot be closer or farther
from IT in any given instant---
regardless the thought, feeling or experience.

It is here---undeniably
and intimately present
if this is what we wish to SEE,
forever wounding us, wooing us
with IT'S kiss.

God is here, my child, God is here.

***

Prayer for the Day

Rapturous LOVE,
wave after wave of ecstasy.

I am Thine, oh Lord.

Amen

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May 13, 2019

Thought for the Day

When you understand,
you are no longer afraid.

Rely on the mind
to tell you what is true
and you will be afraid!

Ask then the ONE
WHO KNOWS the TRUTH.

For you have need of REALITY
to dispel your fears.

Fear or Truth, you don't get both.

It is so simple, dear.

The exchange is yours
for the asking.

***

Prayer for the Day

If God is not nor can He be
deceived in me,
the problem must be
that I am deceived in myself.

Dear Holy One
within my very being,
help me perceive myself
without deceit.

Amen

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May 12, 2019

Thought for the Day

Sunday is practice day.

Today you are asked to look
carefully at resistance
each time it pops up.

Remind yourself:

"What I resist, I am honoring.
I am proclaiming its power
to threaten me."

Feel yourself soften and yield
immediately.

For nothing has power over you
unless you give it to it.

Trust. Everything is in Divine order.

To live defensively
is to volunteer for the role of victim
which is the antithesis of trust.

It is to choose to live
enslaved by fears, having willingly
given your power away
to the unREAL.

Tell me how it goes.

***

Prayer for the Day

Relax.
Trust.
Soften.
Accept.

Bless my practicing today.

Amen

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May 11, 2019

Thought for the Day
(Happy birthday, Virginia.)

There can be no offense
in Christ.

Period.

If you are unhappy,
with anyone or any thing
including yourself,
you know who you are listening to.

***

Prayer for the Day

Christ, walk before me.

Be Thou these eyes,
this mind, this heart, these hands,
these feet.

Ever lead the way, for Thou art
the very LIFE of life.

Amen

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May 10, 2019

Thought for the Day

Never ever be willing to accept
a brother or sister's
highly variable opinion of themselves.

His split mind or her split mind
becomes your split mind
if you believe it too.

Never ever forget:

You share Heaven or you share hell.

You share Resurrection
or you share crucifixion.

You share FREEDOM
or you share bondage.

You share healing
or you share sickness.

You share LOVE
or you both lose yourselves
in the mind field
of false events appearing real.

You cannot perceive part of yourself
as sick (appearing as other)
and achieve your own goal.

It's all rather clear cut,
would you not say?

***

Prayer for the Day

There is a yawning cavern
between the fickleness of the mind
and what is all rather succinct, clear cut.

I am weary, Lord,
of my lack of consistency.

I open this heart
to Thy healing grace this day.

Amen

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May 9, 2019

Thought for the Day
(Happy Birthday
Swami Vidyadhishananda Giri)

You begin to accept spiritual help
simply by asking for it.

Then you start sharing it with others
because you real eyes
that you want it.

Giving and receiving are one,
after all.

Nothing is ever beyond the scope
of what may be healed for you
and nothing will ever be denied
any simple and sincere request.

Ever.

All you have to do
is remember to ask for it.

***

Prayer for the Day

How we complicate life!

And how simple is the spiritual path
when you really think about it.

Help me slow down today.

I choose a simple life, a humble
and mindful life...
with a heart as wide as the world.

Amen

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May 8, 2019

Thought for the Day

There is no such thing as a day
which is not a gift.

There is no thought, no feeling,
no experience nor encounter
which is not a gift.

Slow your roll, darlin'.

Open those eyes
and that heart of yours
and LOOK

LIFE is like standing in the Ocean.

Grab onto PEACE
and do not let the waves
knock you down.

You have but one work in this life:

SEE LIGHT and GIVE LOVE
to everything.

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Prayer for the Day

Thank you for the gifts;
for they are indeed
beyond number.

Amen

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May 7, 2019

Thought for the Day

Who, pray tell, is unworthy, wrong,
contemptible, infuriating, exasperating
or otherwise screwing up to Christ?

Go ahead. Tell me.

I really would like to know.

***

Prayer for the Day

All are your lambs,
and I offer myself to Thee
as their caretaker.

Use me.

For all are Thine.

Amen

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May 6, 2019

Thought for the Day

Wherever you are,
whatever you are doing,
regardless of what is unfolding,
GOD is here.

GOD is always here, dear child,
GOD is always here.

There is no place or state
where HE is not.

There is no place
which is either nearer or farther.

When the reality of this simple truth
begins to settle in, deep within
your heart of hearts,
peace and trust become
your constant companions;
the one true north from which
you never depart.

***

Prayer for the Day

I know that Thou art forever eminent,
but be Thou manifest without obscuration
as the IOS within me.

Amen

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May 5, 2019

Thought for the Day

Sunday is practice day.

Today you are asked
to authentically practice
being a savior.

I ended class last night by telling
those present:

"Listen carefully and always answer
the deeper need."

If you are present, if you are
truly listening, you will always
hear a deeper cry
emanating from the one before you.

Listen carefully to that
and speak your words
of love and kindness!

Here is one who is suffering.

Why would you not try to help him
climb down off that cross
he has himself nailed upon?

Why would you add another nail
and hang yourself up there
along with him?

Even keeping the mouth shut,
saying and doing nothing,
is a blatant act of collaborative crucifixion.

Get out of the space between
your own two ears
and really hear what your world
is trying to tell you,
what the world around you
has always been trying to tell you,
but you have been so wrapped up in
me, myself and I
that you could not hear
God calling out to you.

This is all.

But mighty indeed the gift
you try to give to the world!

Here you live on the cutting edge
of the solution
rather than living a life which is content
to just be another cog in the wheel
of that which ails our world.

Share how it goes.

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Prayer for the Day

Teach me to be an instrument
in the mighty hand of the divine.

Amen

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May 4, 2019

Thought for the Day

The problem is not that
you have been misguided in this life,
it is that you have followed
no guide, no guide at all!

Listening to the mind does not count
as following guidance,
it is to choose to be lost
in a fabrication, a storyline.

Your willingness to learn
of the only True Guide
depends upon your willingness
to question nothing short of everything
that you have taught yourself.

For you who have learned so amiss
have absolutely no business
being your own teacher.

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Prayer for the Day

Father:

Thy Life
lived as me.

I want nothing else.

Amen

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May 3, 2019

Thought for the Day

Nothing you or anyone else
has ever thought or could ever think
is true.

Absolutely nothing.

Until this is accepted, awakening
is impossible.

With its acceptance, is one's true beginning;
the undoing of the never done,
the deconstruction and demolition
of the imagined self.

***

Prayer for the Day

I present myself
for complete undoing.

Head now freely offered on chopping block,
Spirit have Thy way
with me.

Amen

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May 2, 2019

Thought for the Day

There is always always always
the Presence of a benevolent and loving GOD
in the midst of every single human experience.

Why can you not stop yourself
in the midst of what is unfolding
either inwardly or outwardly
and LOOK for That?

There is no such thing as separation
other than a belief which you cherish
in your mind and hold to be true.

Burn everything instantly in the FIRE
in each and every moment
and in each and every experience
which each moment holds
that would seek to tell you otherwise.

This is the true yoga.

***

Prayer for the Day

Living on the cutting edge of what is,
I have become flame,
extinguishing all but LOVE.

This fire is LOVE.

The burning is LOVE.

What is left is LOVE.

Grace! Nothing other than Grace!

Amen

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May 1, 2019

Thought for the Day

Never never never
confuse activity with accomplishment.

May your comings and your goings,
what you do or do not do
arise from stillness
and inner guidance.

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Prayer for the Day

All efforts cease
and stillness pervades...suffuses
and encompasses
everything.

No life but His remains.

Amen

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April 30, 2019

Thought for the Day

To feel misery, to feel distress of any kind,
means that you are identified
with the mask of i, me, my & mine.

You are looking for protection,
for justice and for retribution,
you are not looking for redemption.

Is it simply too much for you to believe
that right now you have the power
to let go of all of your troubled past,
to relinquish every perturbation of the mind
and be free once and for all?

How tiny and pitiful,
how lame and wimpy
is your god anyway?

***

Prayer for the Day

It is a sad case indeed
to believe that God
is powerless over
one's inner experience of life.

What else could this represent
but a not-so-subtle attempt
to knock the Almighty off the throne
and plant the ego's ass
there instead?

Only God.

For I would seize making
the most powerful force in the whole universe
(because if is the only force there is)
weak and inept
because I do not see myself
a part of it.

Amen

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April 29, 2019

Thought for the Day

The mind, your mind,
is the great deceiver.

It tells you constantly
that you are not who you are,
and thus you waste time trying to free yourself
by whatever means possible
from a state which is real only to the mind.

In this you fail 100% of the time,
being slave and prisoner to nothing
which you insist on being something.

You cannot be other than
who you are, my child---
whole, complete, set in glory.

He waits to reveal Himself
in ravishing glory
to one who is willing to accept that
truth is true and only truth is true.

Will you draw your line in the sand
and say, "I am she whom my Source
says I am, not who the mind
tries to seduce me into believing"?

***

Prayer for the Day

Extinguish me in Thy fire, O God.

Amen

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April 28, 2019

Thought for the Day

Sunday is practice day.

Today is a day in which we will be
working with forgiveness.

There is an aspect of forgiveness
which you have not given
your full attention
and is the basis for today's practice.

You will not be forgiving
any particular act as such.

You will be forgiving yourself
for having judged and felt offense.

To forgive literally means, "to let go."

Nothing is worth
the sacrifice of your peace of mind.

Forgive yourself.

Let it go.

Be happy.

Move on.

Relinquish all expectations
that life roll out in a certain way
or that others behave in a particular manner
that is to your liking.

Let go of the urge to react---to be impatient,
annoyed, frustrated, uptight.

You will not know peace
until you stop crucifying yourself
and God's Son.

Can you not see that this is
precisely what you have been doing
all along?

Finally, replace the old, worn out,
knee-jerk ways of reacting
with something for which
you feel truly grateful.

Certainly it is a cause for profound joy
to feel yourself softening and yielding
with kindness and gentleness
in a situation which formerly
brought out the Tasmanian devil in you.

For there is no greater joy
than when Christ replaces "me"
as the center of your life.

***

Prayer for the Day

What other way of life
could ever be considered free?

Bless my small efforts
to practice sincerely today.

Amen

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April 27, 2019

Thought for the Day

Who can actually flee from God
when God cannot be contained?

Laughable and pitiable, right?

The one who thinks he can do this
can find no hope for peace, for happiness
or security in this life.

Human life is a vain attempt
to flee from His Presence
which is ludicrous when you think about it
because He is ever within
as the innermost Self.

How then do we escape from us?

***

Prayer for the Day

I am ready, Lord.

Burn me to ashes.

Truth is true
and only truth is true.

Amen

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April 26, 2019

Thought for the Day

Be ever mindful of every sign
of avoidance and resistance.

Perhaps it is unclear to you,
but when you pass over what is
because you want it to be easy or different,
this is the ending of all true possibility or progress,
for it is a choice to cling to darkness
and avoid the light.

From this point on you are circling
the drainpipe and rearranging
the deck chairs on the Titanic.

It is a very sad pronouncement
to the universe which says,
"I refuse to be teachable,
I refuse to grow. Not Thy will but mine!"

And it most definitely is the sign
of something other than the Divine
sitting on the the altar
in the tabernacle of the heart.

***

Prayer for the Day

Not my will but Thine.

Amen

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April 25, 2019

Thought for the Day

God is endlessly calling you.

Today, be ever aware
of anything which draws you out
of the space between your ears
in a positive way.

Briefly hit the pause button
and remind yourself:

God is calling me.

Taste the moments of your life.

Touch the moments of your life.

Trust the moments of your life.

Be the Christ to your world,
no more and no less.

Be free of the prison walls
which have so long confined you
and take joy in the opportunity
to help free all others.

For until you embrace
your true Identity, you will always struggle
to be who it is you think
you are supposed to be
and do what it it is you think
you are supposed to be doing.

Allow that LIGHT to stream forth
from your inner altar
and bring its eternal effulgence
to your world.

Only LIGHT can behold
and bear witness to LIGHT.

***

Prayer for the Day

Dear Christ I pray,
make Thee a servant
again through me.

Amen

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April 24, 2019

Thought for the Day

You live your life swept into
the alternating currents of frenetic activity
and that of dull complacency,
which do consume both time and attention
and keep you conveniently distracted
but will never ever satisfy the heart.

You know this. Deep down you do.

Where in this cacophony of chaos
you have made of your life
is the PEACE of GOD?

Can you long remain content
with such a shallow and hollow life?

GOD waits to be wanted by you.

***

Prayer for the Day

What have I to show for my time here
on earth if it cannot be said
that I was utterly consumed
by the fullness of GOD?

Amen

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April 23, 2019

Thought for the Day

I care only about
an experientially based theology
of the heart, where one's entire life
is deeply and permanently saturated
with the intoxicating scent of the LOVE of God,
with God's unmistakable and undeniable Presence---
for I will never never never be content
to live a shallow and mundane existence,
ensconced in mind and lured endlessly
by the trappings of the world.

Why then are you?

Why do you leave the seeking
to your teacher and to others,
caring not to seek the Fount of Life
for you own sake, that you might be
a beacon of hope
in a world which is bereft of it?

***

Prayer for the Day

Worshipping...seeking...
yearning...entering...
exploring....receiving...
giving...healing...loving...
yielding...resting...
turning...deepening...
longing....panting...aching...
throbbing...disappearing...
into Thee, O God.

Consume me...take all of me...

For I have no life but Thine.

Amen

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April 22, 2019

Thought for the Day

Let us begin today's thought
with a quote from
A Course In Miracles:

"It is impossible not to believe what you see,
but it is equally impossible
to see what you do not believe."

Ch.10.VII.59:1

You have so much faith in your beliefs---
the report of the five senses
and the meaning and interpretation
which you give to their accounting,
your memory, your history,
your story.

They are fixed like concrete.

Your experiences build the type of perceptions
which you have and these become your beliefs.
What you then project, you perceive.

Once a belief becomes fixed,
your perceptions stabilize around those beliefs,
which means that it is very difficult
for anyone or anything to get through to you.

You are stubborn and hard-headed,
believing you are right,
which means that you are
pretty much unteachable.

It is a closed system
which is protected fiercely by you
and therefore impenetrable
unless you make a conscious decision
to challenge what you believe,
and begin to explore the idea
of placing faith in a more reliable
yet unknown and therefore unexplored Source.

This boils down to a simple fact:

What you believe you do see.

The question is, "What do you believe?"

Are you willing to concede that
you may be wrong?

This is why Jesus said, "Blessed
are ye who have not seen
and still believe, for those who believe
in the resurrection will see it."

What does resurrection then mean?

Resurrection is the complete triumph
of Christ over the ego,
not through attack, but through
transcendence.

Will you roll the stone away
which you have placed
before your heart and guard
so diligently, that Christ may emerge
from His tomb, transcending
all the machinations of the ego
and ascend unto the Father
and His Divine Kingdom?

***

Prayer for the Day

I choose Christ.

Amen

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April 21, 2019

Thought for the Day

Sunday is practice day.

Your practice for today
is simple, though not necessarily easy.

How easy or how difficult it is
depends solely upon you.

Whenever you are tempted
to judge yourself or another
remind yourself of these three things:

(1)

Nothing nothing nothing nothing nothing
can demonstrate that anyone
has ever or could ever be unworthy
of your complete and radical acceptance,
your whole-hearted welcoming
of them back into your heart
as part of your Identity.

(2)

All fear ultimately boils down
to a fear of loss of some kind.

And to feel fear at all is to have already
accepted a lie as your identity.
Thus, all actions born of this confusion
are based on a perceived sense of lack.

(3)

There is no fear in love;
no loss, no lack, no change possible.

This is all.

The consistency with which you practice today
will be very revealing; for it will clearly
demonstrate how sincere the desire
to truly be free actually is for you.

***

Prayer for the Day

To be consistent,
I must remain tethered to the Divine,
to True North within.

Here we go again; 80/20.

Aye aye aye.

80% focus on True North,
20% on the experience at hand.

For it is Thy eyes through which I would see
this day and all days.

Never never never let me stray
from Thee, O God.

Amen

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April 20, 2019

Thought for the Day

What is meant when we say that
your solitary purpose in this life is to be
the LIGHT of the world?

The LIGHT which lights
even the light itself
is LOVE.

And that LOVE is you,
my precious precious child,
that LOVE is you!

When it is poured out for the sake of all
from an emptied and open heart
which has been laid bare,
it astounds and woos
even the hardest, the most closed off
and shut down of hearts.

That is why he Who was and is
a living demonstration---
whose life exemplifies his message to us
completely, being a Living Presence
for all of time
was known to have said:

28 Come unto me, all ye that labour
and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me;
for I am meek and lowly in heart:
and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
30 For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.

His burden is LIGHT!

Matthew 11:28-30 King James Version (KJV)

Not light, as in the opposite of heavy,
but the LIGHT Itself----LOVE!

How can LOVE be a burden
when LOVE heals all?

Isn't it time to roll that stone away
that you placed in front of your heart
and come HOME?

***

Prayer for the Day

LOVE, I pray Thou consume me,
for I am Thine.

Amen

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April 19, 2019

Thought for the Day

Find your Source, your Creator,
and you will find LOVE.

Find the true Self,
and you will find LOVE,
because you are ONE with CHRIST
WHO is LOVE.

Come, my Beloved, come quickly today.
I will meet you in the garden of longing.

***

Prayer for the Day

Open my eyes today,
that I might see myself in YOU
and YOU in me.

Amen

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April 18, 2019

Thought for the Day

No one and no thing has ever
or could ever be excluded
from God's Embrace.

There has never nor could there ever,
be anything which does not already
fully and completely
possess Christ.

It's deeper than you DNA, child.

You have always been a child of God.

You will always be a child of God.

...even if you do not believe it,
feel that it is so, see it or trust it.

Got that?

You may be burdened
by a belief that you are unworthy,
a fiasco, flawed,
but He sees you in His Likeness,
holds you tenderly in His Embrace,
and trusts you to the moon and back.

Because this is so, you have every reason
to trust Him...

***

Prayer for the Day

Remove Thou the scales
from these eyes
and the blindness of this heart.

For I am Thine.

Amen

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April 17, 2019

Thought for the Day

You cannot deeply know yourself
until you know the ONE who created you.

Nor can we accept ourselves
until we know the ONE
who has already accepted us.

How prepared are you
to accept the ONE
who has already radically accepted
all of you?

***

Prayer for the Day

Like a sunflower turning its face
toward the sun, I open this heart
completely and irrevocably
to Thee, Oh, God,
and a great healing
begins.

Moving effortlessly from the silent depths
Thy living waters flow, Light penetrating
light penetrating light
and the sweetest missive
reverberates throughout my being:

"Welcome home, child, welcome home."

Amen

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April 16, 2019

Thought for the Day

The only thing that gives
what we do value
and expresses who we truly are
and whom it is we serve is LOVE:
the unconditional, limitless
and unobscurated LOVE of GOD.

The most difficult boundary
for each of us to hurdle,
that we must hurdle
if we would be free is this:

Accepting that you are already
fully accepted, cherished
and held forever sacrosanct
within a LOVE which holds
no record of wrong.

No ordinary human being
can love in this way---
only one who has been touched 
by the sacred, swept deeply into the mystery 
of the everlasting Arms of God.

***

Prayer for the Day

Dear Holy Spirit:

Awaken that LOVE in me,
for I would be united 
with my Source and Self.

Amen

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April 15, 2019

Thought for the Day

Contrary to popular belief,
Christ was not Jesus' last name.

The recognition that what seems
to separate you from God
is naught but fear is pivotal.

In truth, nothing can separate you
from the LOVE of GOD.

Ever.

The ego's dream of autonomy
is shaken to its very core with this revelation,
for it would have you believe
that many things separate you from God,
such as sin, unworthiness, failure, etc.

And when you see the cost of fear---
when you recognize it clearly,
it is easily dropped.

For when you overlook LOVE,
your overlook your Self and Source.

When you overlook your Self,
you cannot help but fear unreality.

What rules your heart?

***

Prayer for the Day

I ask to know Thee, oh God,
as I am fully known.

How else is the Self recognized?

Amen

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April 14, 2019

Thought for the Day

Sunday is practice day.

In every single instant of life,
whether consciously or unconsciously,
you choose your master,
and there are only two masters
from which to choose.

Both promise you love, power,
freedom, happiness, safety and security,
but only one actually delivers
on this promise and does so completely.

The other gives you misery instead,
yet keeps that carrot dangling out there,
in hope that you will continue
to chase after it.

You have a divided mind.

One half serves one master,
while the other half lives
in servitude to the other.

All of life comes down to the choice
you make in each and every moment.

Which will you allow dominion
over your human experience?

Is it in Christ that you live
and move and have your being,
or is the ego your chosen master
and its pack of lies?

Do you serve madness or truth?

Fear or LOVE?

Prison or FREEDOM?

Is it the darkness of ignorance or
the scintillating clarity of LIGHT?

Do you choose conflict or PEACE?

The grave or your Resurrection?

Thus your practice is to
bring great mindfulness to bear
upon the choice you make.

I am not asking you to make
one choice over the other,
I am asking you to bring
the faculty of awareness
to what you are doing.

For one thing is certain
regardless of the choice you make----
the results will speak for themselves
and remain 100% consistent
with that choice.

***

Prayer for the Day

It's not so easy getting away
with behaving unconsciously anymore
and then asking all innocent-like,
"Why is this happening?
Life is too hard! It's not at all fair
and often so unkind!"

Hear me, Lord, hear me:

I choose a conscious life,
a life that reflects the good,
the beautiful, the holy.

This little life is Thine.

Amen

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April 13, 2019

Thought for the Day

Question for you to reflect
upon today:

Has listening to the harping of the ego
ever saved you from anything?

Long on promises and short on delivery,
has it every brought you anything
other than more fears, more uncertainty
and the never-ending need to try harder
and struggle more?

***

Prayer for the Day

Could anything be meaningful
apart from Thee, O God?

This little life is Thine.

Amen

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April 12, 2019

Thought for the Day

Every single idea has a purpose.

The goal of every idea,
without exception, is the natural
extension of itself.

This is how either sanity or insanity
prevails in your experience
and is both preserved and maintained.

It is why all the ideas
which are formulated within your mind
and entertained; dancing with them,
playing with them, chasing them, believing them,
is the clearcut reason why
you experience so much chaos,
self-aggrandizement, self-loathing
and uncertainty.

You must formulate a new habit
of looking at the source of every outcome
in your life.

For only then is it possible
to undo the pattern which prevails
within your experience.

God's Will is ONE precisely because
It's extension is always like itself,
without deviation, fluctuation or change.

Yours, my dear, is fickle as hell.

***

Prayer for the Day

Like a candle which does not
flicker in the wind, so emptied of self
may this vessel become,
that it reflects naught but LIGHT,
no hint of shadow.

Amen

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April 11, 2019

Thought for the Day

Surely you see that we can look upon
a delusional thought system
without any fear whatsoever
because that is what it is:
delusional.

How could it have any effects
on you when its source
is not real?

***

Prayer for the Day

No me, no problem.

Amen

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April 10, 2019

Thought for the Day

Reestablishing Christ Sovereignty
over ego autonomy
is the key to freedom.

Remember the One who said,
"Behold! I make all things new!"

This promise will never fail
to refresh you
in difficult times.

***

Prayer for the Day

No 'i', only God.

Thy will be done.

Amen

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April 9, 2019

Thought for the Day

Life is amazingly simple
if you remember but one thing:

"All power is of God,
what is not of Him
has no power to do anything."

ACIM.X.42

***

Prayer for the Day

The ego is masterful at
making much ado about nothing.

But not today....not today.

Nothing which is not of God
has any power to affect me
in any way whatsoever.

Hear, O Universe!

Here is my line in the sand!

I have taken the baton
and I accept my role
in the Eternal Plan which saves
humankind from the dilemma
of its own madness!

Amen

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April 8, 2019

Thought for the Day

Precious child, you can only
look on darkness through LIGHT,
which instantly dispels it,
revealing with perfect clarity
that what has no true effects
does not and cannot exist.

So why fear it?

***

Prayer for the Day

Only LIGHT.

Only LOVE.

Only GOD.

Amen

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April 7, 2019

Thought for the Day

Sunday is practice day.

Today's practice
will be the vigilant application
of point and not-point.

Your mind has one purpose:
To serve Spirit.

When you find yourself lost
in thoughts and feelings which tell you
something is unsatisfactory
and peace is no longer in your awareness,
what you are being shown is that
your mind is not in service to spirit,
it has mistaken itself for ego.

Return to point by telling yourself this:

"The mind which serves the spirit
rests in the fullness of peace
and is filled with joy.

Aberrant thoughts, feelings
and judgments are the result
of mistaken identity.

Therefore, effects
which have no true cause
do not exist.

No one can serve two masters."

Remember, your vigilance
is the price of freedom.

***

Prayer for the Day

Is peace in my awareness?

With one question, one
easily sees.

For if peace is not in my awareness,
the mind is in servitude
to ego and not spirit.

Bless my efforts
to stay on point today.

And with each success,
regardless how small,
may peace return to every mind
which has forgotten
what it is.

Amen

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April 6, 2019

Thought for the Day

You do not have to die,
but the lies in you must.

You confuse weakness for strength
each time your berate yourself,
indulge the mind, or say, "I can't."

It is the lamp of Awareness;
the willingness to LOOK with clarity
and kindness on all illusions,
to not avert one's gaze, to refuse to turn away
in fear and self-righteousness
that dispels the darkness.

You must LOOK at it
to be able to LOOK beyond it.

***

Prayer for the Day

It is a strange thing
to be able to look directly
at something which formerly
scared the shit out of you,
to look with kindness and compassion,
yet see the very meaninglessness of it.

To look and feel the feeling,
and deeply so---yet not bear the weight
of it, the burden of believing it
and taking it personally.

How to explain such mysteries
and such freedom?

They must be lived directly
to comprehend.

May the LIGHT of clarity,
charity and PEACE
shine on all beings.

Amen

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April 5, 2019

Thought for the Day

Why can we not stand fully in our Divinity,
and fully in our humanity,
experiencing both as completed beings,
making our stand as the LIGHT of the world,
gathering all that is into the boundlessness
of the infinite heart,
holding each and every living thing
with a LOVE that is at once
both tender and fierce
and forever holds no record of wrong?

***

Prayer for the Day

Hear my "yes."

I will be that ONE.

Amen

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April 4, 2019

Thought for the Day

Truth's LIGHT is blinding
in Its certainty.

Go within.

The LIGHT is waiting
to have a conversation with you.

***

Prayer for the Day

I am listening.

Amen

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April 3, 2019

Thought for the Day

Never underestimate the power of LOVE.

The problem
is that we all get discouraged
when we do not see
the results immediately.

Truly, the ego's motto is:

Instant gratification takes too long!

The results are there,
invisible to the human eye
but not the heart.

They may take time to manifest.

Trust LOVE, even when the evidence
would tell you that it is not there,
this is not working, things
are not changing!

Like seeds which have been planted
in the soil of trust,
they flower in their own time.

***

Prayer for the Day

Precious Love, I pray Thee,
consume me...
take all of me, for I am Thine.

Amen

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April 2, 2019

Thought for the Day

You feel as though something
has gone wrong.

If you were truly doing this thing right,
things would be different.

You do not want these thoughts,
you want happier feelings,
and at the very least, certainly not ones
that make you feel as though
you were walking on a bed of hot coals---
you want the blissful experiences
the ones which reveal your glory 
and feel oh-so-wonderful!

Shouldn't we be into
the good stuff by now?

But here is the blessing
which has been poured out upon you:

May the LOVE and FIRE
of CHRIST consume you.

What more do you have need of
than the humble and grateful recognition 
than what is unfolding
within your human experience?

***

Prayer for the Day

Thank you for the GIFT.

Amen

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April 1, 2019

Thought for the Day

When you cling to what the mind is telling you,
when you wallow in self pity
and isolate to better lick your wounds,
see clearly what you are doing.

For you are trying your level best
to leave God homeless.

And can you try to do this
and ever know that you are HOME?

Is it possible to completely
deny the Father's Presence
and not believe that it is He
who has denied you?

Precious child, only you
can deprive yourself of anything.

***

Prayer for the Day

Help me see what I am doing
to myself with deepest clarity
and gentleness today.

For I would end this game
of self sabotage
once and for all.

Amen

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March 31, 2019

Thought for the Day

Sunday is practice day.

In every moment of life,
you are choosing between
what is here and what is not here.

If you choose rightly, 
your choice is to feel what arises,
to soften into it, to hold it gently,
to allow undoing to unfold.

You choose to experience
the whole of your life exactly as it is,
knowing all is well and everything
always turns out all right.

For in the end, this is a pledge
one makes to themselves,
to be entirely here for you, 
something you more than likely
have never done before, 
but it is a decision to truly be here
for the unfolding of life,
to gently receive it, recognizing that it is all GIFT,
no matter what.

It is a lesson in trust
and the extremely humbling recognition that
you are the doer of nothing
except how you choose to experience
the isness of what is.

It is ultimately the recognition
that LIGHT has no opposite,
it has no alternative
except in the manufactured imaginings
of a mind which chooses
to delude itself.

So that is your assignment.

Can you be very brave today
and welcome all of life,
all of your experience, exactly as it is,
without avoiding, resisting,
manipulating, arguing
or medicating yourself
with mind numbing and life negating
activities---such as excessive eating,
television, exercise or frenzied busyness?

Can you practice psychological
and emotional sobriety
by being with what is as it is
no matter what the inner or outer world reveals?

Then tell me about your day.

***

Prayer for the Day

I choose to live
an authentic life.

Amen

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March 30, 2019

Thought for the Day

To be enamored by the mind,
caught up in thoughts and thinking,
binds you and blinds you
in a false prison
of your own making.

The prison door stands wide open,
yet you cling to the bars of your cell
in darkness screaming,
"Help me! Help me! Help me!"

"I am so lost! I am so miserable!
I feel so tormented!"

Dearest child, the LIGHT has come.
Walk out of the door
of the mind and enter the cave of the heart.

We are waiting for you.

***

Prayer for the Day

To stop doing what you have
always done requires the skill
of seeing clearly what you are doing,
what you have always done
for as long as you can remember,
and to know unequivocally
that it does not work.

Clear Seeing flooding the inner landscape
I head straight for the prison door.

It is the cave of the heart for me!

Amen

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March 29, 2019

Thought for the Day

When you refuse to forgive a brother,
when you see not the LIGHT in him,
you are hating a part of yourself
and therefore denying the Father access
to His own inner altar within you,
for what He created
is forever part of Him.

***

Prayer for the Day

How could I have been so blind
my entire life?

And yet, steeped in ignorance,
believed I actually understood,
thought that I could see.

Can I forgive myself for this?

For I KNOW my Father SEES it not.

Then why do I find self forgiveness
the most difficult lesson of all?

Grace, I beg thee, show me how.

For I would KNOW the FREEDOM
which is offered me
and live as an extension
of the very HEART of God.

Amen

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March 28, 2019

Thought for the Day

You are not saved from anything.

How can the unREAL be anything
other than meaningless?

Remember this?

You cannot make the meaningless
meaningful and ever transcend it.

For you see what you are not
from what you are.

You cannot see what you are
from what you are not.

My child, you are saved
for glory, a glory which is your birthright, 
established before
the foundations of the earth.

***

Prayer for the Day

In the stillness I rest
in the Everlasting Arms
of peace.

Amen

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March 27, 2019

Thought for the Day

Your Father sees no stain upon you,
it is only you who do.

And this stain which you perceive
upon you is the one thing
which prevents you from seeing
the only thing which truly matters
in this life: to know your Father, or Source.

It is an intimacy beyond
human comprehension and a love
unlike anything this world has ever
or could ever know.

Any devotion less than this is a waste
of precious time and resources.

Dearest child, LOVE created you
like Itself.

And LOVE, if it be real,
holds no record of wrong.

Is it not time to come Home
to your Self?

***

Prayer for the Day

Precious Love...
take me Home.

Amen

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March 26, 2019

Thought for the Day

If you do not gain anything else
from your time here on earth,
then let this be your own true take away:

There is no distance
between you and God.

There never has been
nor could there ever be.

***

Prayer for the Day

LOVE created me
like Itself; unchanged,
unchanging, unchangeable.

And there you have it.

Amen

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March 25, 2019

Thought for the Day

Beloved child, you cannot hide your glory,
even from yourself;
for God has given it to you
and there is nothing which you can do
to hide its LIGHT, which shines effulgently
from the holy of holies within you
in everlasting peace and sublimity.

***

Prayer for the Day

I am Thine.

Forever and forever
only God.

Amen

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March 24, 2019

Thought for the Day

Sunday is practice day.

The problem is not that
you know too little,
yet you believe that this is so.

And because you do believe this,
you are always seeking to understand,
that you may know even more.

The problem is that you know too much!

Baba said, "An ounce of direct experience
is worth a ton of theory."

And Jesus said:

"Truly I tell you, unless you change
and become like little children,
you will not know the Kingdom of Heaven."

Matthew 18:1 NIV

Thus, your assignment today
is to be very aware of when you think
you understand anything,
when you think you know,
when you believe that you are right.

This is the time to practice
the Texas two-step:

Step 1: The humble recognition
that you do not know,
that the greatest enemy to awakening
is the "I know" mind.

Nothing is ever as it appears to be
and there is always more happening
than what you could possibly see.

Step 2: Ask for help. Your inner guide
will gladly help you, if you make
a sincere request for assistance.

Help has never nor could it ever
be denied to one who truly wants it.

This is all. Mighty is the power you wield
when this is embraced
as a prescription for life
and not simply a Sunday practice.

***

Prayer for the Day

I must decrease. He must increase.

Live Thou through me
as me.

Amen

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March 23, 2019

Thought for the Day

This world lives in a mesmeric trance
of condemnation, judgment
and self interest which is as delusional
as it is fear-based.

So deep the blindness that
we have almost entirely
forgotten about the LIGHT.

But what was the Will of God
to give you is yours forever.

Disobeying the Will of God is meaningless;
it is the belief that it is possible to abide in a world
of inner darkness which is separate from your Source, 
beholding a world in which you see no light.

It is meaningful only to the clearly insane.

Be willing to leave this vain imagining
by the wayside.

You need it not for it has not helped you.

Be confident that
you have not, nor could you ever
lose your True Identity.

For the Father hath declared,
"Thou are forever my Beloved Child,
the extension of My holy Self!"

***

Prayer for the Day

His Will is mine,
now and forever.

Amen

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March 22, 2019

Thought for the Day

Have you ever considered
that the reason the mind gives you
so much grief is because you have not yet decided,
not yet truly picked a side?

You would rather try to stand
in the illusion of a gap
and play games with the mind
in a futile attempt to try to have both worlds.

Battling with the mind
and calling it 'spiritual inquiry'
is you engaging with distraction
and using it to remain on the fence.

And that running hither thither and yon,
asking every tom, dick and harry
for the answer you seek to your dilemma
when you have the answer
tied safely around your neck?

Do you know what you are doing,
what that's all it about?

It must be recognized as nothing more
than a delay mechanism
on the part of the false "i'
in a futile attempt to preserve
its dominion as the presiding "you."

***

Prayer for the Day

To the spiritual ego
it seems pretty brutal
to have someone SEE THROUGH YOU
so clearly day after day.

Yet I am not so ignorant
that I cannot see
that it is LOVE
daring me to look upon
what I denied because it was the truth.

Even if I am not exactly
jumping up and down and wildly grateful
for all of this, still I am grateful
and offer sincere and humble thanks.

Amen

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March 21, 2019

Thought for the Day

Since the LIGHT can never
nor has it ever been extinguished,
you just might want to ask yourself
why you are not experiencing it.

Kind of a pink elephant in the room
type of question, is it not?

***

Prayer for the Day

Let me not take a single step,
nor utter a single word,
or even make a simple gesture,
unless I am feeling myself
basking in the sunlight of the spirit.

Amen

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March 20, 2019

Thought for the Day

"This is all just bullshit
and anything I say or do
just adds to the storyline."

This statement is just a thought.

It doesn't mean anything
other than the meaning
which you give it.

But when you choose to believe it,
(and you must see that
no one is putting a loaded gun
to your head and saying,
"Believe this thought m----- f----,
or I'm gonna shoot you,")
it circumvents you from doing
what has been asked of you.

You have failed to see
that a simple, menial task
was actually a cleverly disguised opportunity
for you to get over yourself
and overcome you.

***

Prayer for the Day

The moment I entertain any thought,
any whatsoever, I go trippin'
down the freeway of delusion---
whose entire journey
and destination is the b-movie
so endearingly entitled,
"What Is Not Happening,"
in which I get to play the lead.

Help me to stay glued
to the Here and Now,
and tell the mind to take a long walk
on a short pier.

Note to mind:

You may have been helpful
getting me here,
but you have definitely outlived
your usefulness.

Take a break. You've earned it.

Spirit has this.

Amen

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March 19, 2019

Thought for the Day

You've had it all wrong.

You have misunderstood the difference
between the horizontal axis
and the vertical one; the difference
between the long path
and the short path.

While you have tried again and again
to change how you relate to others,
to change how you relate to your world,
you have failed to see
that your only work in this life
has been that of learning how to
completely conquer yourself.

Ever submitting body, mind and spirit
to the living Christ within;
dying daily, the spiritual eye
ever on the inner LIGHT, until nothing
but that LOVE remains.

***

Prayer for the Day

Only Thee.

Amen

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March 18, 2019

Thought for the Day

"What do you want from me?
What do you want from me?" I screamed,
exhausted, frustration being
a master piece of understatement.

"Your heart, my child, only that."

"What will you take from me?
What will I lose?"

"Only the LOVE you offer me freely,
which is no loss but only gain,"
said He.

"I am terrified," I spoke.

"Never in my life have I received something
which cost me nothing."

"Oh, I have paid, and paid dearly
many times over, for the meager crumbs
this world has offered me."

"Could you possibly understand
how distraught, how naked I feel,
to be asked to receive so great a GIFT
which costs me nothing,
save the willingness to open this heart
to You, to freely give it to You,
that it might be ravished in its entirety
by your LOVE for me?"

"I know...I know..." said He.

"But My laws forever and forever only give---
nothing short of EVERYTHING,
they cannot take."

"How simple is salvation, child."

"Look for it where it may be found,
my dear. In the heart....in your sweet heart."

***

Prayer for the Day

Thou art the Eternal Guest.

Be Thou the only Guest
of this heart.

Amen

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March 17, 2019

Thought for the Day

Sunday is practice day.

Today's practice
is a practice in vigilance.

To every experience,
here is your calm and certain reply:

These thoughts are meaningless.

These feelings are meaningless.

This conflict is meaningless.

This uncertainty is meaningless.

You get the picture.

The mind is a meaning making machine,
and its interpretation
is always distorted---
not sometimes, nor even often,
always, my dear.

Yesterday you were told
that darkness is as total
as is LIGHT.

This is but another way of saying
that fear, the deluded fruit
of the "I know" mind,
is as total as is the Vision of LOVE.

Surely it is clear to you by now
that you will be given
what you most desire.

If you desire to be deluded,
you will be.

But if you desire to SEE, to truly SEE,
you will be granted VISION.

Sickness is separation.

And when you entertain
the noise between your ears
and your reactions,
you are sick and practicing separation.

Let your mantra be:

"Certainly there is more to this situation
than what I see."

Your mind cannot heal
its own distorted vision.

But if it can recognize that it is wrong,
deluded and unreliable
in its interpretations,
and asks for help,
help will indeed be given.

The invitation must come from you.

And whom you invite
through faith, will surely abide with you,
be it the Voice which speaks
for Truth or that of delusion.

***

Prayer for the Day

Be Thou the only One
Who rules this kingdom.

Amen

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March 16, 2019

Thought for the Day

Can you dare to face every challenge
life presents you today
with tenderness and trust?

For in every single instant of life,
you both serve and are mastered by,
the kingdom to which
you have given
your faith.

One is this world, shrouded
in darkness, chaos, fear and uncertainty,
the other is LIGHT.

And no one can nor ever has
served two masters.

Darkness is as total
as is LIGHT.

You are not asked to find a way
to convince yourself
that the darkness you are seeing
isn't really there if that is what you are seeing.

But you are asked to look upon it
calmly and fearlessly
in recognition that it is meaningless,
for it is the LIGHT of Truth
to which you have given your heart
and sworn your allegiance.

***

Prayer for the Day

Dearest Father in heaven,
hallowed be your name,
your kingdom come, your will be done,
on earth as it is in heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread.

And forgive us our trespasses,
as we also have forgiven
those who trespass against us.

And lead us not into temptation,
 but deliver us from
the blindness of ignorance.

For thine is the kingdom
and the power
and the glory
forever and ever.

Amen

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March 15, 2019

Thought for the Day

What you experience as 'world,'
is a demonstration
of what you have placed
your faith in.

It is a perfect replica
of either your mind or that of spirit.

You have trusted your mind
for so long, and look
what that has gotten you!

Before you throw the baby
out with the bath water,
why not give spirit a whirl?

Judging what you do not know
nor ever truly tried to know
is the hallmark of insanity,
the zenith of ignorance.

***

Prayer for the Day

Thou art my hiding place.

Amen

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March 14, 2019

Thought for the Day

You are afraid of the Will of God,
which is just another way of saying
that you are afraid of waking up.

You fear awakening
because you believe that
the Will of God
is different than your own.

Because of this, you resist
awakening, for you believe that it
 might well force changes and possible losses
on your life and upon the lives of those
for whom you care.   This, the thinking mind,
deems entirely unacceptable.

But the Will of God is your will.

They are one and the same.

What could the belief that they are different
be other than the sickness 
of separation expressed?

And so you hide in darkness,
claiming that the light is not in you,
and because of this, you cannot gain access 
to the light of truth right NOW---
denying that it is both who and what
you already changelessly are.

***

Prayer for the Day

I give thanks for the LIGHT
which reveals
I already am
that which I seek.

Amen

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March 13, 2019

Thought for the Day

Your liberation is certain
because it does not depend upon you,
it depends upon your
 Father's Word and promise.

His never fails, nor can it. Ever.

It is only yours which does.

Therefore, I implore, with all my heart,
that you place your certainty and trust
in Him and the power of what
He has to say about you,
not yourself.

This is how you gain direct access
to the fountain of grace,
which flows unceasingly on your behalf..

***

Prayer for the Day

Who am I to know anything
about anything whatsoever?

Lead me as a little child
which does not know the way to go.

For I would remember
my eternal HOME in THEE.

Amen

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March 12, 2019

Thought for the Day

Nothing can thwart or hamper
your progress in any way
other than that of believing your thoughts.

If you are to successfully
separate your sense of identity
from that of thoughts and thinking,
you must come to the realization
that no thought, none whatsoever,
is ever true.

***

Prayer for the Day

Garbage in and garbage out;
this is the mind's
singular task and preoccupation,
of which it is quite masterful.

So why even bother listening,
let alone take it seriously?

Acrimonious, sanctimonious,
a pompous and self-righteous ass
to boot...even when
it knows that it is wrong.

From henceforth
and forever more, only God.

Amen

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March 11, 2019

Thought for the Day

Never, under any circumstances,
allow yourself
to forget these two things:

(1)

The Universe of LOVE has not stopped,
just because you do not see
or experience it.

(2)

Just because your eyes and heart
are closed, does not mean
that you have lost the ability to see.

***

It is given you, in any instant,
to say, "Yes, I want to remember
the glory of God," and mean it,
really and truly mean it, and you will be shown
all that has been kept for you
while you chose to see not.

***

Prayer for the Day

Hear my "yes," oh Lord,
hear my "yes."

Amen

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March 10, 2019

Thought for the Day

Sunday is practice day.

Today our work
is with the trust lesson.

Whenever fear, uncertainty,
the urge to judge or become
angry or frustrated arises,
calmly remind yourself
of at least one of these truths:

If I were not a part of God NOW,
His Will would not be unified.

Time is easily relinquished
when I remember that
neither beginnings nor endings
were created by Him.

You see the body, or you
recognize the spirit.

Only one is real,
and no one can, nor ever has,
seen two worlds.

The laws of the universe
do not permit any contradictions.

What holds for God, holds also for me
through all ways and all conditions.

Trust.

Infinity has no meaning
without me, nor I without it.

Practice sincerely, then tell me
how your day goes.

Is there a change?

***

Prayer for the Day

Fickleness is falling away
as I embrace the sanctity
of my eternal Home in God.

Amen

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March 9, 2019

Thought for the Day

When you identify
with the personal self,
life is frightening.

There you are in your little dinghy,
clinging to the things
that make your little world
seem safe to you--- and out there,
in the water, is life,
and oh, how it can seem so unfair
at times, cruel even,
changing on little more
than a whim it seems,
setting out purposefully to terrify
and make things difficult for you---
fears of being alone, loss, uncertainty,
sickness, infirmity, aging
and death chasing you like
hungry ghosts.

Which kingdom are you
identified with?

Suffering is only possible
if you are identified
with the personal self
and its perceived kingdom
rather than with the ONE
who lives in GOD.

You, my dear child,
are part of GOD's definition
of Himself.

To be identified with mind and body
is truly to be lost, alone, afraid.

But how can this be?

How can you be separated
from Infinity
when Infinity has no end?

There is no boundary;
nothing sufficiently distinct
to not be Him, whose universe
is none other than Himself.

Can anything which is part of God
be lost to Him?

***

Prayer for the Day

May I lose myself
completely in Thee, oh God,
to be washed forever
on Thy boundless shore of LOVE.

Amen

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March 8, 2019

Thought for the Day

The eternally glorified Self
is always with you,
yet you cannot and will not
KNOW It through direct experience
if you are not aligned
or attuned to the Divine within.

Where else, pray tell,
could the Kingdom of Heaven
actually be?

***

Prayer for the Day

Attuned completely
to the Kingdom of Heaven within,
I walk in this world,
but am not of it.

20 I am crucified with Christ:
nevertheless I live; yet not I,
but Christ liveth in me:
and the life which I now live in the flesh
I live by the faith of the Son of God,
who loved me, and gave himself for me.

Galatians 2:20 (KJV)

Thy Will be done as me.

Amen

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March 7, 2019

Thought for the Day

No man can nor ever has
served two masters.

Mind or spirit are the only choices
you have available to you
in any given moment.

Observe today how quickly the mind
leaps to judgment---
everything is either right or wrong
based upon the mind's definition.

Pesky little potentate, the mind!

Observe without censorship
and above all, do so with kindness.

After you have allowed the mind
to rave and rant a bit, airing its discontent,
pause and say:

Nothing is happening here
other than stages of growth and change.

Think about it.

Rapists, murderers, confused presidents,
co-workers, children,
whatever.

Stages of growth and change.

Anything more or different
is the ego's interpretation of events.

And its contribution is neither
generous, healing or kind.

Everything, everything, everything
is unfolding exactly as it should.

***

Prayer for the Day

Let me love my world today
with an open hand
and heart.

Amen

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March 6, 2019

Thought for the Day

You have made a world
by projection.

God has created a universe
simply by extending
Himself.

***

Prayer for the Day

A world of sorrows
or a universe composed of light.

This is the range of possibility;
the only seeming choice possible.

But in the end,
not a real choice at all.

I accept the omnipresence of truth---
this universe is composed of light,
and LOVE its singular expression.

May I serve only Thee.

Amen

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March 5, 2019

Thought for the Day

Nothing Nothing Nothing Nothing Nothing
Nothing Nothing Nothing Nothing Nothing
Nothing Nothing Nothing Nothing Nothing
Nothing Nothing Nothing Nothing Nothing
Nothing Nothing Nothing Nothing Nothing
Nothing Nothing Nothing Nothing Nothing
Nothing Nothing Nothing Nothing Nothing
Nothing Nothing Nothing Nothing Nothing
Nothing Nothing Nothing Nothing Nothing

....can separate you from
the LOVE of GOD.

Ever.

***

Prayer for the Day

If I gaze clumsily
at the beggar on the corner,
You are there.

If I look into the eyes
of the cashier at Whole Foods,
You are there.

If I listen to Donald Trump carry on
about something, still I see You
and only You.

Wherever I look, You are there.

I gaze into this heart,
regardless of what is happening,
You are there.

You are the LIGHT which nothing
can extinguish,
for everything yields
before Your Presence.

Thou art the Eye
which gazes through every eye,
the LOVE which streams
from every heart,
the PEACE which cradles everything
exactly as it is,
like a Mother which suckles
her precious child, adored more
even than Her own life.

God! God! Only God!

Amen

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March 4, 2019

Thought for the Day

In the end, you must come
to a point of reckoning
with yourself.

You cannot be a victim
of anything except
your own misperceptions
of yourself.

And when you argue
with others about how difficult
the path to truth is,
you are playing the victim card
and wallowing in self-pity.

But all the while,
 you are already complete
in Him.

Change your seeing,
and you change your being.

Got it?

***

Prayer for the Day

Loud and clear.

Amen

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March 3, 2019

Thought for the Day

Sunday is practice day.

Friday evening, I had a very troubled
conversation with someone
who was suffering deeptly
and experienced great frustration
regarding how easy I make things sound,
yet how difficult they actually are.

And I sent everyone who was present
at the time the following quote
from Richard Rohr:

"I have never been separate
from God, nor can I be,
except in my mind."

The moral?

Stop listening to the mind!

To continue to listen to the mind
is a hugely defiant and arrogant act;
it argues for the reality of an experience
which is clearly impossible.

Yet once you believe it,
it becomes reality to you, though not real
in REALITY.

This is the only gift the mind
can offer you.

Your mind will always stand against
the truth of your Identity,
and when you believe it,
it produces an illusory experience
that you are what it tells you,
you are what you are not
and that you are where
you can never be---outside the glory
of the Father.

Why are you listening
to this nonsense?

Can you give the faith
that you are currently giving
to the ego mind of fear
to the TRUTH OF YOU?

The mind's thoughts, opinions
and beliefs simply do not matter.

But what faith you give to this,
you take away from That.

You are blind to your True Identity
until you accept that
TRUTH IS TRUE
AND ONLY TRUTH IS TRUE.

Nothing nothing nothing that the mind says
is or can be true.

How could you ever experience
truth directly
if you are unwilling to lay
aside the mask of mind
and accept that its input
is entirely bologna?

Every instant in which
you turn to your mind,
you turn away from Christ.

Every instant you believe that
you are the mask
and are therefore outside of Christ,
you argue for an experience
what cannot happen to anyone.

Period.

Who will ride herd on you
if you do not?

Or are you gonna keep on sitting
in your precious nest,
argue for an experience
which is not real and keep on crying out
for Reality to come rescue you
from what isn't?

Remember:

The only way out of an illusion
is to recognize, at long last,
that I was never in it in the first place.

This is your practice.

Be vigilant.

Truth awaits you.

***

Prayer for the Day

I am he whom the Father
glorified before
the foundations of the earth.

This is my only Reality.

This is the soul Identity
to which I attune
this heart unceasingly this day;
to which I bow in humble gratitude.

Amen

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March 2, 2019

Thought for the Day

Your work is not to change
who you are, not to
fix who you are, nor even to heal it.

Your work is to SEE
Who you are already.

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Prayer for the Day

There is an eternity of difference
between I believe
or even I want to believe
and that of I am.

In Thee and only Thee
I live and move
and have my Being.

Amen

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March 1, 2019

Thought for the Day

God is the only light.

God is the only light.

God is the only light.

God is the only light.

God is the only light.

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Prayer for the Day

GOD is the LIGHT in which
I open these eyes which were blinded
by the darkness of ignorance
and at last truly SEE.

Amen


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