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Is it right to seek guidance from sources outside the Spirit within?

Q. I find that many Course students are contacting mediums and seeking guidance from other spiritual beings. I am confused. I have always thought that the course was leading us to the Christ Spirit or Creator within. I thought we should only contact the Christ within us through meditation from which we receive our guidance. I […]

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Does the Holy Spirit always answer our call? It doesn’t seem that way.

Q. It’s said a number of times in the Course that the Holy Spirit always answers a call. I feel blessed to have had a number of experiences in my life when I have felt that my call was answered, so I know from experience that answers are given. It’s the always I don’t get. […]

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When the body dies, is that the end of the ego?

Q. When the body dies, is that the end of the ego? A. That’s actually one of those rare questions that the Course gives conflicting answers about. In Chapter 4 of the Text, we find these passages: The so-called “battle for survival” [in myths] is only the ego’s struggle to preserve itself, and its interpretation […]

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Were we actually “created above the angels”?

Q. I came across a personal revelation that Helen Schucman was given, which said, “You were created above the angels because your role involves creation as well as protection.” Does that mean that the role of angels is protection, not creating? And does it mean that all of us were created above the angels? A. I […]

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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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Where does the Holy Spirit go when we all wake up?

Q. I’m struggling with the question of the reality of the Holy Spirit. For instance, where does the Holy Spirit go when we all wake up? Is the Holy Spirit just part of the dream, or is He eternal, and so still around when the dream is over? A. The Course directly addresses the question […]

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Discerning the Holy Spirit’s Guidance

When we ask the Holy Spirit about something, how do we know it's not just our ego talking?

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Learning to hear guidance

The Course advises us to turn to the Holy Spirit for guidance on every aspect of our lives. But how do we learn how to hear the Holy Spirit's guidance?

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Does the Holy Spirit do things?

Does the Holy Spirit actually DO things in the world? Ken Wapnick says He does not, and I would like to know your view.

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