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Category: ACIM

Hell: Resistance to Life

Resistance to Life

“There isn’t any hell or heaven except for how we relate to our world.  Hell is just resistance to life.” ~Pema Chodron, The Wisdom of No Escape. When I am in hell, I need to write.  The part that is screwed up (of course!) is that I resist writing, as well.  When I am in […]

Rules of Engagement

Rules for Decision

As a child, I remember rehearsing my defense.  In my imagination, I was being attacked and I needed to lay out arguments to ward off the assault.  These days, I don’t spend a lot of time running through such scenarios in my head, although when something or someone is really getting to me, I still […]

Resistance is Hell

Resistance is hell

“Resistance is Hell, for it places man in a ‘state of torment.”  –Florence Scovel Shinn, The Game of Life and How to Play it After several weeks of being mired in resistance, I have at last come home to God.  There is something disheartening about trying to manage things myself, about allowing ego to take […]

Power Cannot Oppose

Power Cannot Oppose

I obviously have been out of sync lately since my writing has been sparse.  This “feels” like a problem.  Appearances tell me this, and yet as I contemplate today’s daily lesson (“Let me recognize my problems have been solved.”), I know that in truth what I think of as “problems” are really just ego’s feeble […]

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