FAQ Tag Archives: love

Why are we “drawn” towards a particular person? And what should we do when we are?

Q. Why would we be “drawn” towards a particular person or persons? According to the Course, is this the workings of the Holy Spirit or the ego, or both? Wouldn’t the people we feel drawn to, as well as the ones we have an aversion to, be our way towards healing our minds, our very […]

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What is “the record”?

Q. What is the record? I have encountered this term in the Urtext and am wondering what it means. Is it like the Akashic records? A. “The record” (or “the records”) is mentioned in six passages in the original dictation, and there is an additional passage that refers to Helen’s dream from years before, “The […]

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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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How would ACIM suggest responding to the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut?

Q. Would you please suggest some articles to read to help our group understand how ACIM would suggest responding to the tragedy that occurred Friday at Newtown, CT. Your time and effort are greatly appreciated, especially during such a difficult time. Thank you. A. I hope that the following articles give you and your group […]

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Do we actually do anything in Heaven

Q. I know that once God takes the final step for us we will enter Heaven and bask in His indescribable Love for us, and in our unshaken innocence and Selfhood, but do we actually do anything in Heaven? I guess what I’m almost equating Heaven with is this: If someone is basking in the […]

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What is the nature of love on earth?

Is the word "love," as applied in the Course to our earthly lives, synonymous with forgiveness?

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