Lesson 39: My Holiness is my salvation

My chest pounded and head felt heavy. I watched the anger rise and reminded myself to do nothing. What had fighting with my father ever achieved? Nothing. He was himself. Always was. He never saw his need to please others. He never understood how he sometimes put me, his daughter down just to please someone …

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Lesson 38: There is nothing my holiness cannot do.

The door banged loudly behind him. Resisting the urge to follow him, I began to clear the dishes. It was best to wait for a few moments. There was no point in talking to him when he wouldn’t listen. Scolding him didn’t work, disciplining him did not work, and showing him his flaws certainly didn’t …

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Lesson 22: What I see is a form of vengeance

I mopped the floor with more force than necessary. The broom swished and sloshed across the floor leaving more puddles behind than was necessary. “Careful Gaby. You might slip and fall yourself,” said Cindy kindly. I sent a smile her way, even as I wished Craig would come and fall down instead. What an idiotic …

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A Practical Guide to Forgiveness – 2

Part one of this post which speaks about what Forgiveness is and why it is important is here. HOW DO WE FORGIVE? According to DOTU there are three major components of forgiveness – 1) Remember that you are dreaming. 2) Forgive both your projected images and yourself for dreaming them. 3) Trust the Holy Spirit …

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A Practical Guide to Forgiveness – 1

This blog post is the first of a two part series. This first post includes the What and Why. Part Two covers the How. WHAT IS FORGIVENESS? “Let me perceive forgiveness as it is.” – Lesson 134 in ‘A Course in Miracles’ (ACIM). Lesson 134 in the ACIM workbook says, “Forgiveness must be practiced, for …

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Forgiving yourself

Most of us live in the past. Our wrong choices are reminders of our incompetence and we would rather stay in the comfort of failure than to step beyond it and risk failure again. And so guilt becomes our friend. It is easier to choose guilt than change. Why? Because it is easier to live …

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