Tag: Willingness

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 […]

Lesson 321: The Freedom Found in God: Exercise in Listening

lesson 321 ACIM

Today’s ACIM lesson, #321, Father, my freedom is in You alone is hard for ego to accept.  The temper-tantrum prone inner child that proclaims, “I’d rather do it myself” is not keen on relying on powers outside of itself.  Except there’s the rub – the power isn’t outside.  We reside within the mind of God […]

Lesson 185: The Peace of God

Let not some dreams be more acceptable

From last year’s writing, this post is about choosing the peace of God, without a mention of Independence Day.  But really, it is about independence from the desire to choose illusion over Heaven; the ego thought system over God’s. “To mean you want the peace of God is to renounce all dreams.” To say, “I […]