Going Through The Workbook for Students of A Course In Miracles
10-30-2018, 06:33 AM, (This post was last modified: 12-07-2018, 06:29 AM by RitaJC.)
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Going Through The Workbook for Students of A Course In Miracles
Last Monday, I started to go through the Workbook for Sudents of ACIM.

As it says in the Introduction: "The exercises are very simple. They do not require a great deal of time, and it does not matter where you do them. They need no preparation."

As far as I have gotten, I find this material just brilliant!

And it feels not right not to share the experience with anybody.

Do you feel at least interested to explore the option of joining me and doing this together?

I could wait until you catch up and would be more than happy to repeat the first 9 exercises

UPDATE: If you would like to give the Workbook For Students of A Course In Miracles a try and haven't started yet, please, let me know if you would be interested in some support from me. On January 1st, 2019, I will start a new series from the beginning, with e-mail support and a special place online for sharing and mutual support, if there is enough interest
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10-30-2018, 07:07 AM,
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Great book and the exercises are very good!

Some exercises took very long though until I really could access and understand what they are about Smile
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10-30-2018, 02:51 PM,
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Found a couple of interested people
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10-31-2018, 03:12 AM, (This post was last modified: 11-09-2018, 07:48 AM by RitaJC.)
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RE: Going Through The Workbook for Students of A Course In Miracles
Lesson 1

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10-31-2018, 10:40 AM,
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I like this. I do not believe in anything to be true, except family, and maybe the 3 laws of thermodynamics
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10-31-2018, 11:12 AM,
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(10-31-2018, 10:40 AM)Drew Wrote:  I like this. I do not believe in anything to be true, except family, and maybe the 3 laws of thermodynamics

In order to rewire your thinking patterns, we have to let go any last exception though
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11-01-2018, 06:46 AM, (This post was last modified: 11-09-2018, 07:48 AM by RitaJC.)
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Lesson 2

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11-02-2018, 05:57 AM, (This post was last modified: 11-09-2018, 07:49 AM by RitaJC.)
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RE: Going Through The Workbook for Students of A Course In Miracles
Lesson 3

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This was my first AHA moment Smile
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11-03-2018, 04:22 AM, (This post was last modified: 11-09-2018, 07:49 AM by RitaJC.)
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Lesson 4

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11-04-2018, 06:22 AM, (This post was last modified: 11-09-2018, 07:50 AM by RitaJC.)
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Lesson 5

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11-05-2018, 04:49 AM, (This post was last modified: 11-09-2018, 07:50 AM by RitaJC.)
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RE: Going Through The Workbook for Students of A Course In Miracles
Lesson 6

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Guilt and shame turned out to be the most persistent ones for me
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11-05-2018, 02:12 PM,
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I LOVE the Course in Miracles.  Reading it certainly saved my LIFE and gave me back my 'sanity'.  I've read it through several times and own 3 versions.  Only this year has my life/mind been quiet enough to really delve into the workbook lessons.  This year I haven't missed one!  Today is Lesson 309 for November 5th.  It would be nice to have a place to share with others.  
Can you remember who you were before the world told you who you should be?
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11-05-2018, 11:03 PM,
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Seeenco! I almost missed this lesson but actually in reality or reality within actuality, completed the lesson while failing to know I was doing it. Had a good space clearing talk with my boss on the way home from work which I believe qualify's for the second part.
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11-06-2018, 05:52 AM, (This post was last modified: 11-09-2018, 07:51 AM by RitaJC.)
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RE: Going Through The Workbook for Students of A Course In Miracles
Lesson 7

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This one makes so much sense and is a real game changer

Enyiah said:
Quote:It would be nice to have a place to share with others.

This is exactly why I started those daily posts Smile
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11-07-2018, 04:36 AM, (This post was last modified: 11-09-2018, 07:52 AM by RitaJC.)
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Lesson 8 is up

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“The one wholly true thought one can hold about the past is that it is not here.” This realization can be the first step to healing and empowerment
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11-08-2018, 04:06 AM, (This post was last modified: 11-09-2018, 07:52 AM by RitaJC.)
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RE: Going Through The Workbook for Students of A Course In Miracles
Lesson 9 is up

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"These exercises are concerned with practice, not with understanding." Smile
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11-09-2018, 07:43 AM, (This post was last modified: 11-09-2018, 07:54 AM by RitaJC.)
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Lesson 10 is up

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Since Wednesday, I use these images as my desktop background to have a reminder in front of me the whole day.
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11-10-2018, 12:08 AM,
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I feel I missed last practice, my brothers and sisters. In enter return I bring insight.

This Hill, though high, I covet to ascend,
The difficulty will not me offend,
For I perceive the way to life lies here;
Come, pluck up, heart; let's neither faint nor fear:
Better, though difficult, the right way to go,
Then wrong, though easy, where the end is woe.

page 39 "The Pilgrims's Progress" John Bunyan. first part published 1678. second part of book published 1684.

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11-10-2018, 05:23 AM,
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RE: Going Through The Workbook for Students of A Course In Miracles
Lesson 11 is up

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And if the mind is protesting try the same content in a question form: Might it be true, that ... ? It relaxes the resistance
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11-11-2018, 06:05 AM,
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RE: Going Through The Workbook for Students of A Course In Miracles
Lesson 12 is up

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Now, this really got my attention, even after all my decades of experience in the spiritual world view
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11-12-2018, 04:46 AM,
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Lesson 13 in up

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11-13-2018, 04:54 AM,
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RE: Going Through The Workbook for Students of A Course In Miracles
Lesson 14 is up

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This one feels really good. My whole system was protesting against the previous three
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11-13-2018, 02:13 PM,
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I have a trouble putting this one into context.  In my heart KNOW God did not create a meaningless world but to say "that war is not real" or "the plane crash is not real" is difficult to affirm from the perspective of this world.  When my perspective shifts (by the Grace of God's Holy Spirit),  I may perceive it that way but until then, stating that these things "are not real" feels I am closing my eyes to the reality around me.  
How can I be of service to this world if I don't even acknowledge it's existence? 
 
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11-14-2018, 04:05 AM,
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(11-13-2018, 02:13 PM)Enyiah Wrote:  I have a trouble putting this one into context.  In my heart KNOW God did not create a meaningless world but to say "that war is not real" or "the plane crash is not real" is difficult to affirm from the perspective of this world.  When my perspective shifts (by the Grace of God's Holy Spirit),  I may perceive it that way but until then, stating that these things "are not real" feels I am closing my eyes to the reality around me.  
How can I be of service to this world if I don't even acknowledge it's existence? 
 

Fair enough. What I have seen being really helpful is using such affirmations in a question form, i.e., "Could it be that ...?" and not trying to find an answer. Just allowing the conditioned ways of "seeing" the world to loosen up a bit.

Thank goodness, these exercises are not for understanding, but just for practicing. We can do it a couple of times a day no matter how we feel about them or what our opinion is, can't we?
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11-14-2018, 04:07 AM, (This post was last modified: 11-14-2018, 04:07 AM by RitaJC.)
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RE: Going Through The Workbook for Students of A Course In Miracles
Lesson 15 is up

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If there is strong resistance to this in your system try using it in a question form: "Is this___ an image that I have made? Could it be that this ___ is an image that I have made?" And don't push for an answer
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11-15-2018, 03:51 AM,
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Lesson 16 is up

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A neutral thought is truly impossible
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11-16-2018, 03:51 AM,
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RE: Going Through The Workbook for Students of A Course In Miracles
Lesson 17 is up

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And if the resistance is too strong try it as a question: "What if ... ? Would it be possible that ... ?" No answer needed. Just help the brain to loosen its grip on the old beliefs
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11-17-2018, 05:41 AM,
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Lesson 18 is up

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11-18-2018, 02:37 AM,
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Lesson 19 is up

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The bad news: The way we think determines not only our experience. The good news: If we change the way we think we change the experience, and not only for ourselves.
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11-19-2018, 03:57 AM,
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Lesson 20 is up

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Setting a timer
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