Archive for May, 2009

Be in the world but not of it.

Posted in fear on May 25, 2009 by david1963

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

 The idea for today contains the only way out of fear that will ever succeed.

Nothing else will work; everything else is meaningless.

But this way cannot fail.

Every thought you have makes up some segment of the world you see. It is with your thoughts, then, that we must work, if your perception of the world is to be changed.

 If the cause of the world you see is attack thoughts, you must learn that it is these thoughts which you do not want. There is no point in lamenting the world. There is no point in trying to change the world. It is incapable of change because it is merely an effect. But there is indeed a point in changing your thoughts about the world. Here you are changing the cause. The effect will change automatically.

The world you see is a vengeful world, and everything in it is a symbol of vengeance. Each of your perceptions of “external reality” is a pictorial representation of your own attack thoughts. One can well ask if this can be called seeing. Is not fantasy a better word for such a process, and hallucination a more appropriate term for the result?

You see the world that you have made, but you do not see yourself as the image maker. You cannot be saved from the world, but you can escape from its cause. This is what salvation means, for where is the world you see when its cause is gone? Vision already holds a replacement for everything you think you see now. Loveliness can light your images, and so transform them that you will love them, even though they were made of hate. For you will not be making them alone.

The idea for today introduces the thought that you are not trapped in the world you see, because its cause can be changed. This change requires, first, that the cause be identified and then let go, so that it can be replaced. The first two steps in this process require your cooperation. The final one does not. Your images have already been replaced. By taking the first two steps, you will see that this is so.

Besides using it throughout the day as the need arises, five practice periods are required in applying today’s idea. As you look about you, repeat the idea slowly to yourself first, and then close your eyes and devote about a minute to searching your mind for as many attack thoughts as occur to you.

As each one crosses your mind say:

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

Hold each attack thought in mind as you say this, and then dismiss that thought and go on to the next.

In the practice periods, be sure to include both your thoughts of attacking and of being attacked. Their effects are exactly the same because they are exactly the same. You do not recognize this as yet, and you are asked at this time only to treat them as the same in today’s practice periods. We are still at the stage of identifying the cause of the world you see. When you finally learn that thoughts of attack and of being attacked are not different, you will be ready to let the cause go.

From: acim.org

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Lessons on Life

Posted in Uncategorized on May 21, 2009 by david1963

There was an Indian Chief who had four sons. He wanted his sons to learn not to judge things too quickly. So he sent them each on a quest, in turn, to go and look at a pear tree that was a great distance away. The first son went in the Winter, the second in the Spring, the third in Summer, and the youngest son in the Fall. When they had all gone and come back, he called them together to describe what they had seen. The first son said that the tree was ugly, bent, and twisted. The second son said no, it was covered with green buds and full of promise. The third son disagreed; he said it was laden with blossoms that smelled so sweet and looked so beautiful, it was the most graceful thing he had ever seen. The last son disagreed with all of them; he said it was ripe and drooping with fruit, full of life and fulfillment. The Chief then explained to his sons that they were all right, because they had each seen but only one season in the tree’s life. He told them that you cannot judge a tree, or a person, by only one season, And that the essence of who they are and the pleasure, joy, and love that come from that life can only be measured at the end, when all the seasons are up. If you give up when it’s Winter, you will miss the promise of Spring, the beauty of Summer, and the fulfillment of Fall.

 Moral of the story: Don’t let the pain of one season destroy the joy of all the rest. Don’t judge life by one difficult season. Persevere through the difficult patches and better times are sure to come some time. Live Simply Love Generously Care Deeply Speak Kindly, & Leave the Rest to God Happiness keeps You Sweet, Trials keep You Strong, Sorrows keep You Human, Failures keep You Humble, Success keeps You Glowing, But Only God keeps You Going! GOD BLESS YOU!!

Fear of God!

Posted in Uncategorized on May 14, 2009 by david1963

Fear God.  Why? Will “He” throw you into a fire (forever) if you do not? No No, do not fear God in a manner that causes you sickness and dis-ease. No fear God as the voice inside each one of us that Jesus calls the “Father.” Do not fear God because some kind of punishment will befall you. No, fear “Him” because if you do not follow the little voice, no matter even if “It” tells you to; “Move your family to Tim-Buck-Two” then you are listening to the devil. If you do not listen and follow no matter how foolish “It” may sound you are not following God but your own Ego which Jesus calls the Devil. We have been lied to folks. This site is a wake up to the reality of who you are site. Jesus tells you, you are “like gods.” I did not say this first Jesus did. I just found this to be TRUE!! Wow how does that make the Ego/Devil feel. Another human (heaven rejoices) has found salvation in the truth.

I want to address the “Christians” and “Muslims” reading this. Suppose what we will call the “little voice” tells you to go and “witness” to “that” person and you do not? How do you feel moments later when that person has left the area? Now suppose you listen to that “little voice” inside you, and you “witness” to that person. Now how do you feel? A lot better uh?

Think I Lied? Think Jesus lied? 

Your “reality” is made up of your “thoughts” what you “think” about you bring about. Change your thoughts and change your life. If you change the way you look at something the things you look at change.

For example: If you were a Muslim you would say that Christians are wrong and vice versa Why? Because you look at “things” different. Christians “think” Muslims hate them and vice versa Why? Who is right? Who told you, you are right and “they” are wrong?  God?  Does God judge, hate or kill? Depending upon the “book” you are reading or what school you go to or where you were born or what your parents taught, and their parents before them. Where did your “book” come from? Who is the author? God?

What if? Just what if, We were all wrong? And God is actually Love?

The Ego/Devil can not handle that one uh? Love every”One.” Even those who “hate” me. YES!

What if we are all ONE and not separate? Ever “thought” on your own? How is that TV working for ya? Still “think” you know what happened on 9-11 or what will happen in the future? 

Think again!

Ask yourself, would Jesus be in your “Church or Mosque?” He would? Why? If you have fear, hate or division Jesus would Not listen to your message you can be assured of this. Both Islam and Christianity claim to be “followers” of the carpenter from Galilee but do they really follow the teachings that he gave his life for?

Think again!

This time, listen to the “ONE WITHIN” you, for “He” is love.  Tell “your ego”, the devil to take a spiritual hike and really begin to live in the love of everyONE. We are all One. We must ALL understand this before we can have the salvation Jesus speaks of or the enlightenment Buddha speaks of or the new life that Mohammad speaks of. We are all right and wrong at the same time.

I will leave you with this thought and its not a new one, I think know you have heard it somewhere before, it will help in the coming days and weeks.

Here it is: “Love your enemies as yourself.”

Love,

David

This life is not stranger than you think. It’s stranger than you can think!

Posted in Ego, fear, Hope, Jesus, Love, Paul of Tarsus, Spirit, spiritual, truth, Uncategorized on May 6, 2009 by david1963

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If your beliefs have been “told” to you or you have read them in a book, forget them All. Your “beliefs” are all lies. Believe only what men like Jesus, Buddha, Lao-tzu or Mohammad taught. Everything else, Not Tested in “Spirit” is a LIE! 

All “dis-ease” begins in the mind.

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Love,

David