Independence Day Indeed


Since the Course came through the Americans Helen Schucman and Bill Thetford, I wondered if Jesus included a special lesson for us on Independence Day.  He did: I want the peace of God. To say these words is nothing. But to mean these words is everything. If you could but mean them for just an … Continue reading

One Little Prayer: God’s Grace Is Enough


I have no cause for anger or for fear, for You surround me. And in every need that I perceive, Your grace suffices me.   (A Course in Miracles Workbook Lesson 348) I have every reason to feel safe and abundant. All That Is exists only WITHIN God, which is inherently safe and need-less. While … Continue reading

A Lightworker’s Pledge


I’ve seen good, well-meaning people engrossed in worldly matters, looking away from seemingly difficult truths (I’ve done the same myself), but now I choose to follow the inner, spiritual voice— Source—God’s Voice—the Holy Spirit—the Voice for Love! I place my attention on what is true—what The Creator Extended in Creation. I choose a higher course. … Continue reading

Fruit Basket Upset


The Story Behind Healing Loss: Choose Love Now I had been a student of A Course in Miracles (ACIM) for several years, was in the midst of doing the workbook lessons, had been working hard in the area of spirituality and forgiveness and thought I saw the fruits of my spiritual labor finally ripening and … Continue reading

Every Need that I Perceive – Update


Because we are powerful co-creators and manifestors, it’s a good idea to bring consciousness to our desires.  Let us be clear on what we want for our lives and what we need to bring our visions to fruition.  But let us be equally clear that with our lives we are creating squares for the larger … Continue reading

Independence Day Update


Since the Course came through the Americans Helen Schucman and Bill Thetford, I wondered if Jesus included a special lesson for us on Independence Day.  He did: I want the peace of God. To say these words is nothing. But to mean these words is everything. If you could but mean them for just an … Continue reading

The Terrestrial Trinity of Proper Priorities


Prepare the Path for Miracles:  Practice Proper Priorities By now almost everyone with access to the media has heard of the need to take care of oneself to avoid burnout, resentment, ineffectiveness, illness and the tragedy of an unfulfilled life.  Many even understand that when we compulsively focus on the needs of others to the … Continue reading

Obsession – A Really, REALLY Insistent Call to Healing


God and man were one; but . . . through carnal thoughts and words and deeds, man tore himself away from God; debased himself. . . . the Holy Breath would make them one again, re­storing harmony and peace; . . . naught can make them one but love; . . . The only Savior … Continue reading

All things are possible, BUT. . .


that does not mean we can make happen any thing we desire.  God’s Will is Love and always for the greater good of all His Children.  The “greater good of all” comprises a complex plan in constant flux, responsive to infinite twists and turns from countless free will actions.  Think of it as a huge … Continue reading

Dealing with Disappointment – Burn (One Love) by Ash Ruiz


Grace Notes: of Music and Spirit Dealing with Disappointment – Burn (One Love) by Ash Ruiz A Course in Miracles (ACIM) assures us that “all things work together for good,” and we “cannot but be in the right place at the right time.” We are also reminded that the Holy Spirit BOTH provides for all … Continue reading