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ACIM Affirmation Cards

A set of twelve cards, each featuring an inspiring affirmation from A Course in Miracles on the frontside. On the backside is a related prayer to recite throughout the day. Each measures 3 1/2″ by 5 1/2″ and is printed in vibrant color on 14 point card stock.

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Watching Clouds

Do you ever watch the clouds? I haven’t enjoyed simply watching the clouds since I was a girl growing up in Oregon. I remember sleepy summer days when I would spend hours just looking up at the sky watching the clouds. Nowadays, I am rushing from one thing to another, my mind filled with the needs of MDC, my family and a multitude “important” issues that fill my thoughts. But today I took a moment and looked up toward the heavens to watch the clouds…

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His Message

Isn’t it interesting how we can remember significant moments in our lives? I can remember this story about our son Jeffrey when he seven years old like it was yesterday because it still is teaching me a powerful truth.

I remember how he came home from school, requested to use my office and computer and then hurried up stairs to begin his important task…

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It’s Time to Make It Personal

Viewing the coverage of the two most recent mass shootings, it is hard to know how to respond. And then I remembered…it is not my job to figure it out, but it is my job to let it be answered for me (and for all the world) by the One Who truly knows.

As that thought crossed my mind, my eyes landed on the box of Wisdom from A Course in Miracles Cards that sits on my kitchen counter. I keep this box of inspirational quotes from the Course close by just for situations like this. I closed my eyes, ran my fingers over the cards and asked for help. This is the card I pulled out . . .

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But It’s a Rectangle!

My goddaughter, Lauren, turned twenty-eight a few days ago. When children’s birthdays roll around, if you are like me, a flood of memories come to mind when they were just little ones. Thinking back on Lauren’s life, I was reminded of the following story that not only spoke of Lauren’s insight at such a young age, but also an important insight we can all learn from.

Grandma and Grandpa were taking three-year-old Lauren on a trip. As she rode in her car seat with a carton of juice in hand…

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The Circle of Life

A new movie hit theaters last week, but it was really just a technological update of a twenty-five year old movie, The Lion King. I felt at the time of this movie’s first release, as I do after seeing its latest incarnation, it is dealing with the deep, spiritual themes of life and how we are all interconnected.

When watched through the eyes of A Course in Miracles, this movie presents a wonderful allegory of our own lives…

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ACIM Trending on Google

Google searches for A Course in Miracles surged after the first Democratic Presidential debate appearance by Marianne Williamson in June. The queries hit a peak on June 28th and then again on July 6th after an article in the New York Times entitled, “The Curious Mystical Text Behind Marianne Williamson’s Presidential Bid” was published.

With the current rise in interest in the Course, we thought our readers would enjoy a fascinating article we ran by Roger Walsh back in 2014. Dr. Walsh is professor of psychiatry, philosophy, and anthropology at the University of California, Irvine. In the article he asks, “So what, then, is A Course in Miracles?”…

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What You Truly Deserve

Many years back, comedy legend Jack Benny was being honored with a distinguished humanitarian award. Upon receiving the award he said, “I don’t really deserve this award, but then I have arthritis, and I don’t deserve that either. Thank you very much.”

When tough things happen in our lives, we often silently ask, “Why me?” Ironically, when good things happen, we often ask the same thing. It is not a question of whether we “deserve” the things we experience in life, but rather, “How will we handle them, now?”

A Course in Miracles’ counsel would be…

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Bill’s Advice

“Change is the only constant in life,” so said Heraclitus, a pre-Socractic Greek philosopher who lived around 500 BC. He was right way back then, and he is right today. One thing that doesn’t seem to change, however, is conflict. A Course in Miracles says. “Conflict is the root of all evil, for being blind it does not see whom it attacks. Yet it always attacks the Son of God, and the Son of God is you.” As you can see, conflict is the antithesis of a holy encounter. A holy encounter shows us the commonality in a situation and ourselves, whereas conflict shows only the separation . . .

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An Opinion That Heals

Over forty years ago, the Center was founded for the purpose of sharing the transformative message of A Course in Miracles.

The Course is not another religion or dogma, it is a path to healing our lives right now. It is a tool to teach us how to be in the world but not of it.

It tells us that peace is not just a nice idea but our right. To experience the peace that we all are truly seeking, however, we have to want it more than our problems more than our need to be right, and more than our precious opinions and judgments…

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