September 21, 2019

Thought for the Day

Memorize the following
and use it as a mantra
in every encounter, every experience
whether it appears to be
inner or outer:

"They are all the same....
They are all the same....
They are all the same....
All beautiful and equal in their holiness,
they are all the same...."

One response offered to
nothing short of
everything.

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Prayer for the Day

Help me see
sameness everywhere.
Help me see through the eyes of LOVE.

Amen

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September 20, 2019

Thought for the Day

ONENESS IS FOREVER.

And Oneness is formless.

A miracle is the willingness to see this
and only this, clearly,
in anyone or any thing else.

For everyone and everything
is an aspect of the whole,
perfectly undifferentiated and undivided.

It is about seeing sameness everywhere.

Be willing, then,
to bring healed (because you have done your work
and thus can now share it with others)
and healing light into this world
that it may rebuild itself from the roots up.

For this world is dark from illusion believed
and aches so poignantly for peace,
for truth, for love, for light,
and it is given you to heal it.

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Prayer for the Day

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace;
where there is hatred, let me sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
where there is doubt, faith;
where there is despair, hope;
where there is darkness, light;
and where there is sadness, joy.

O Divine Master,
grant that I may not so much seek
to be consoled as to console;
to be understood, as to understand;
to be loved, as to love;
for it is in giving that we receive,
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned,
and it is in dying that we are born to Eternal Life.

Amen

Prayer of St Francis

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September 19, 2019

Thought for the Day

Aspects of Reality must begin
to replace aspects
of unreality in your mind.

For where else is unreality located?

That's what a miracle is, honey.

A miracle is what allows you to lay down
all of the specious beliefs
that you are circumscribed too.

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Prayer for the Day

I am sick and tired of the perturbations
of this fickle mind.

Lord, heal me.

Please....

Amen

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September 18, 2019

Thought for the Day

The world attempts to set before you
each and every day
countless temptations
which challenge and threaten
your peace of mind.

Guard your peace.

How is this accomplished?

Through your fidelity to truth,
your allegiance to He Who is peace.

Enter not an adulterous
relationship with the world.

For restlessness and upset is not
the path to God.

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Prayer for the Day

Only Thee forevermore.

Amen

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September 17, 2019

Thought for the Day

Self-referencing is the tap root
of 100% of all suffering and misery.

"How did that turn out?"

"What does this mean?"

"How does this affect me?"

"How do I feel about this or that?"

"I want it to happen this way."

"I need them to do this."

"This is what needs to happen,
this is how it should be done."

"Get outta my way, I gotta 'do' me."

To whom, pray tell,
does what you call your life apply?

Because of this spurious act
of self-referencing,
you make the meaningless meaningful...
the valueless valuable...the impossible possible...
the non-existent existent....

At least you think you do.

And you create a narrative
to prove it so to yourself.

It may be real to you,
but it is not real.

And unless you start questioning,
"Who is this I?"
"Where is this I?"
you are going to continue experiencing
the mask clogging up real-time,
distorting your lens, polluting your space.

You miss the staggering beauty
of seeing the constant unfolding of the transcendent
within the manifest, that it may be fully known
by all beings everywhere.

Heaven truly has no end
and no beginning. The Always
and the Everywhere literally
has no reference point, being simply and truly
rapturously in love with all that is.

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Prayer for the Day

Who prays and to Whom?

Thank you for the love
and grace to be able to lean back and enjoy
the magnificence of it all
with no need to comprehend
in recognition that
there really is no one to understand.

And I'm just okay with that.

Amen

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September 16, 2019

Thought for the Day

Dear sweet child....
Nothing outside yourself
holds your inheritance.

The LIGHT is inside of you
and IT requires absolutely nothing
to shine in PEACE.

Here you are!

Here is Home!

You have need of nothing else!

Look!

From here, the LIGHT which shines brighter
than the light of ten thousand suns
extends Itself into Eternity.

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Prayer for the Day

Like the moth to the flame,
let me never turn
from Thy Spirit,
oh Lord.

You are my breath, my life
and my very being.

Amen

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September 15, 2019

Thought for the Day

Sunday is practice day.

Everything the mind tells you
will hurt you.

For all the mind can reveal
is what you are not.

And from what you are not,
you think that what you see
is real, when it is not. Ever.

Your own advise
cannot help but hurt you.

For what you think is real
and what you think you have need of
actually withholds the LIGHT
from your awareness.

Only the Holy Spirit
knows what you truly need.

He will steer you toward all things
which do not block the LIGHT.

Therefore, your assignment
for today is to remember to take
a step back and ask for guidance.

You will find that help is consigned and limited
to the degree that you are open to it.

Invite it willingly
by remembering to pause
and sincerely ask for it.

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Prayer for the Day

I will step back
and allow the LIGHT
to lead the way.

Amen

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September 14, 2019

Thought for the Day

Listen, dear child, nothing
has ever or could ever
touch you, save God Himself.

God has place you in Himself
where His Being shines
with LOVE effulgent and immaculate.

His LOVE has no edges, no flaws,
nor bounds.

Here, disturbance of your PEACE
can never be.

Your One Reality, God's Gift to you,
is yours forever.

It cannot change.

Let one mantra
haunt your being this day:

"Always mine."


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Prayer for the Day

Always mine.

Amen

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September 13, 2019

Thought for the Day

Why do you persist in valuing
the valueless, when you know
that you have seen glimpses of the truth
and know better, that you have
touched upon and tasted the sacred?

For LOVE longs to lead you
and does so ardently, passionately,
ever ready to scoop you up
instantly into Her sweet Embrace.

All it takes is one genuine heartfelt "yes."

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Prayer for the Day

Yes.

Amen

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September 12, 2019

Thought for the Day

Anytime that judgment arises,
reality slips away.

Now you cannot see clearly,
nor is there any possibility of it.

For what is denied
cannot be recognized
even when it is still there.

Reality does not require
your recognition
for it to be what it is,
but your experience of it
most certainly does.

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Prayer for the Day

The sickness of self-deception
gnaws at me.

Mercy fall upon me,
for I would be free.

Amen

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September 11, 2019

Thought for the Day

The character and the world as it sees it;
i.e., its memories, judgments, beliefs,
stored hurts and narcissistic clinging
to its rather spurious and limited point of view,
or TRUTH, stainless, exactly as it is.

Which will it be?

For you cannot see both,
as each involves a different seer/Seer
and depends upon which
you cherish more.

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Prayer for the Day

Let me worship before the throne
of the great I AM
rather than before the throne
of who I'm not.

Amen

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September 10, 2019

Thought for the Day

Is truth your aim, or self-deception?

There are no other options
available to you.

In self-deception you are alone,
with awareness narrowed to yourself.

Yet the laws of LOVE are not suspended
just because you sleep.

There is a LIGHT inside of you
calling you to come Home.

Here is the only truth there is.

Are you not weary of the endless games
of desperate self-deception
and self-sabotage you play?

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Prayer for the Day

Today I will consciously invite God
into every experience.

How do I experience this,
my Father?

What would You have me see?

Show me my world
through the Eyes of Clear Seeing,
Love, live Thou through me.

Amen

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September 9, 2019

Thought for the Day

Do you want a rich spiritual life,
one that is deeply fulfilling,
beyond your wildest imagination?

All you have to do is listen.

Listen unceasingly, friend.

The LIGHT is calling you.

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Prayer for the Day

I am listening, Lord.

Amen

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September 8, 2019

Thought for the Day

Sunday is practice day.

Your assignment is to offer
the light of perfect vision today.

Be willing to see Christ and nothing else.

Interact with Christ.

Feel Christ.

Serve Christ.

Forgive Christ.

And Love Christ in all things.

Thus is the day well spent
in a manner worthy
of he who is host to God.

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Prayer for the Day

How I have feared the light,
this is now clear to me.

No more.

Awaken in me,
dear eyes of Christ!

Amen

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September 7, 2019

Thought for the Day

The LIGHT cannot be accepted
until you are willing
to accept it without limit.

Until then, you choose to remain in darkness
which is not even actually there;
refusing the LIGHT which is calling to you,
imploring...pleading...begging so poignantly
that you return to your Self and Source.

There is no baggage that is worth holding onto
to keep you from walking boldly
through that always open door
that has your name on it.

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Prayer for the Day

I choose FREEDOM.

I choose TRUST.

I choose LOVE.

I will to walk through
the gateless gate.

I come HOME
to Source and Self.

Amen

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​September 6, 2019

Thought for the Day

If the source of error is gone,
then all of the effects of error
are gone as well.

What could this statement
be pointing to other than
the mask of i, me, my & mine?

What of what you call yourself
and your life, when honestly considered,
is not an effect of this impostor?

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Prayer for the Day

I would know the truth
which sets me free of the impostor
and its effects.

Help me find genuine authenticity,
for I recognize it can only come
from knowing Thee, oh God.

Amen

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September 5, 2019

Thought for the Day

Only the past can separate.

It is the choice to live your life
in the phantom zone.

"The present is before time was
and will be when time is no more.
In it is everything that is eternal,
and they are one."
ACIM T-12.50:4-5

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Prayer for the Day

Help me abide mindfully
in the eternal today.

Amen

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September 4, 2019

Thought for the Day

The miracle is what allows you
to see yourself without your past
and your brothers and sisters everywhere
without theirs.

Truth, my child, lies only in the present,
devoid of absolutely everything
which has gone before.

The only things which last forever
can be found nowhere but the Living Now.

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Prayer for the Day

asato ma sadgamaya
tamaso ma jyotirgamaya
mrtyorma amrtam gamaya
om shanti shanti shanti.

Lead me from the untruth to truth.
Lead me from darkness to light.
Lead me from death to immortality
Om Peace Peace Peace.

(Brhadaranyaka Upanishad — I.iii.28)

Amen

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September 3, 2019

Thought for the Day

You cannot pull the wagon of the past,
nor carry the past like a beast of burden
into the present and allow for a miracle.

The miracle is the intervention
which you invite to stand in the gap
between the past and present.

Only a miracle frees you
from the past.

The miracle sees
through a naked and empty mind,
arms which embrace tenderly
and loves through a heart
as wide as the world.

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Prayer for the Day

Teach me to be a true
miracle worker.

Amen

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September 2, 2019

Thought for the Day

The purpose of time
is to release or imprison,
and that, my dear, is up to you.

Hang onto the past,
and you have opted for a prison cell.

Abide in the Living Now,
and experience the freedom
of true release.

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Prayer for the Day

May I be an empty container
through which
the river of LIVING WATER flows
without limit or obscuration.

Such is my offering
forevermore.

Amen

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September 1, 2019

Thought for the Day

Sunday is practice day.

The past is not the reference point
with which to judge the present;
not for you, or anyone.

Your assignment today
is to look upon everything which inhabits
your world, including yourself,
with no reference point whatsoever.

Enter each encounter or experience
from a very Zen place
with a clean and empty slate.

With humbleness of heart, ask to be shown
"what is the truth here?"

Without this approach to your life,
you have absolutely no capacity
to learn from what is being
experienced now, and are therefore
entirely unteachable.

Be willing to ask yourself
when this occurs,
"Why am I so afraid of LIGHT?"

The answer should be clear to you.

Holding onto your past,
your biases, preferences and conditioning
allows you to hold onto
the false self and its storyline.

It says, "I'd rather be right about
who I think I am than be happy."

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Prayer for the Day

What a great practice for today!

Spirit lead the way!

Amen

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