Workbook
Lesson #
123

I thank my Father for His gifts to me.

Text
Reading
T-12.II

Today's
Inspiration

The world of time is the world of illusion. What happened long ago seems to be happening now. Choices made long since appear to be open; yet to be made. What has been learned and understood and long ago passed by is looked upon as a new thought, a fresh idea, a different approach. Because your will is free you can accept what has already happened at any time you choose, and only then will you realize that it was always there. (M-2.3:1-5)

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URL for Greg Mackie’s presentation at the Community Miracles Center Conference in Las Vegas (April 8-10, 2016)

For those who attended Greg Mackie’s presentation on “How to Work Miracles” (and for those who didn’t as well!), here is the URL for the notes to that presentation:

http://tinyurl.com/jq455vj

We enourage you to download these notes if you would like to put into practice the material Greg presented on how to work miracles. Enjoy!

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