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How does the Course address boundaries?

Q. How does the Course address boundaries? It tells you that, whatever your brother asks of you, you should do, and even more. But in the early dictation, Jesus refers to Edgar Cayce burning himself out because he did too many readings in an attempt to respond to all of the requests he received. Jesus […]

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What are the laws of God?

Q. In a nutshell, what are the laws of God? I take them to be analogous to the laws of physics, statements of foundational truth, such as I am as God created me. The Course mentions the laws of God frequently, but as far as I can see, we have to ferret out just what […]

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Does consciousness choose?

Q. Is it accurate to say that consciousness chooses? I can find reference to consciousness doing other things like engaging, responding, distorting, and inducing, but not choosing. I suppose one could deduce from all those verbs that it does choose. A. The word “consciousness” in the Course is usually used to denote the conscious level […]

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Where can I find the decision maker?

Q. Where can I find the best passages in the Course about the decision maker?

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Why does the Course say “life is thought” when some enlightened teachers say that thought is of the ego?

Q. In Lesson 54, it says “If I did not think I would not exist, because life is thought.” Some enlightened teachers like Eckhart Tolle or Sri Nisargadatta Maharash say that thought is of the ego and that our Self exists in a state of pure being. They claim to not think except when they […]

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After we return to God, what prevents us from separating again?

Q. After we return to God, what prevents our “fall” from happening again? A. The Course does address this very briefly in one place. “When the Atonement is complete and the whole Sonship is healed,” it says, “The Holy Spirit will remain with the Sons of God, to bless their creations and keep them in […]

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