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In Touch With Reality

Our brains don’t know the difference between an apple that you pluck from a tree in the orchard or an image you close your eyes and visualize.  The brain fires all the neurons that apply to “apple” in either case.  … Continue reading

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Two Seconds Ago

I’ve learned that when Ramtha says, “What if?” he really means, “It is.”  When he said to his students, “What if you’re already dead, and this is a life review?” he really meant, “This life is an illusion and you … Continue reading

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The Games We Play

Based on the Principles of A Course in Miracles Long ago, You, the only Son of God, had a thought: “What if I left and went out on my own?” You immediately calculated all of the potentials, planets, lives and … Continue reading

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The Last Holdout

Hello?  Is anybody there??  They all left without me!  Why am I always the last one called?  Wait: What if I’m the only one?  What if I’ve always been the only one here, and I made all those people up?  … Continue reading

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View From The Ocean

I’ve been doing the Course long enough now that I feel like a fish out of water in my own life.  That might not be true if I participated in a Course community.  But drifting along, touching like minds via … Continue reading

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Tilting At Windmills

I was a “follow the rules” child: Got good grades because those were the rules, very involved in the church because they had lots more rules.  And my enemy was anyone who colored outside the lines, who thought the rules … Continue reading

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The Cozy Lie

“An open mind can hear the call to waken.  It is not shut tight against God’s Voice.  It has become aware that there are things it does not know, and thus is ready to accept a state completely different from … Continue reading

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An Apple and A Snake

What you see depends on what you expect to see. Our brains don’t know the difference between an apple that you pluck from a bowl on the table or an image you close your eyes and visualize.  The brain fires … Continue reading

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There Is No Death

I’ve looked death in the eye a couple of times, and I’ve even lived through times when I would have welcomed it.  What I know for sure is that I’m not afraid of it.  Oh, I may want to change … Continue reading

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Vision As A Noun

What if some great cosmic hand could pluck you out of your life and put you down precisely ten years in your past?  Imagine you had to live the last ten years all over again, excruciatingly exactly the way you … Continue reading

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