message from longfellow

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010, 11:24 AM [General]

    If we could look into the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each person's life, sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostilities. 

     

    --   Longfellow

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    Love

    Monday, November 15, 2010, 10:16 AM [General]

    ACIM Lesson 319 ~ I came for the salvation of the world.

    Here is a thought from which all arrogance has been removed, and only truth remains. For arrogance opposes truth. But when there is no arrogance the truth will come immediately, and fill up the space the ego left unoccupied by lies. Only the ego can be limited, and therefore it must seek for aims which are curtailed and limiting. The ego thinks that what one gains, totality must lose. And yet it is the Will of God I learn that what one gains is given unto all.

    Father, Your Will is total. And the goal which stems from it shares its totality. What aim but the salvation of the world could You have given me? And what but this could be the Will my Self has shared with You?

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    We are Wayne

    Saturday, July 4, 2009, 3:58 PM [General]

    A Parable Of Risk: Betting On The Here & Now

    by David Zoe

    Wayne had waited all of his life to begin loving, to enter into communion with all beings. It seemed to him that there was always something more to atone for before he could feel himself worthy of Love. Another act of forgiveness to go through, another bad habit to overcome, another day of meditation, one more retreat, more solitude, always, always, though, there was the waiting.

    The call had resonated so deeply with him, he knew he had to follow. Where would it lead? He wasn't sure he could handle another journey and it's always accompanying dark night of the soul. He didn't want to head out again only to always be with himself, only to return to where he always is, to that place where all find themselves. Here. And that's when it deepened. It broadened, sweeping him up in waves of Love and Understanding. It was a felt sense of completeness, total and without exclusion. "Is that it", he thought? "That's all? You mean I need not go anywhere, need not do anything? And all this searching, all this time spent chasing my tail like a dog, only to find out, now, that, It never not Is, that, It Is ALL, even me, with all my insane judgements and chattering voices, sweeping emotions and compulsive desires.

    At that moment time ceased. At that moment the Reality of Eternity was no longer some fancy intellectual concept but known beyond a shadow of a doubt as the only Real experience he had ever had. The doors of perception flung openly madly revealing previously hidden dimensions of the Real that he now knew were the fundaments of all Createdness. Like so much ice melting in the sun of spring his once rigid boundaries were soon to be no more. The expansion of self to Self was merely his own Essence unfolding like a thousand petaled Lotus. A fragrance, an aroma wafted all around his boundless nature. Music, celestial tones emitted from his very Self, for he was the music of the spheres, the infernal Stars, the exploding Galaxies, the plains and rivers of Light and Love that rolled through them, the Awareness was him, was All. He could now chase down dreams with the innocence of a child, wherever and whatever---even whomever--- he would place his Awareness on he would become the Essence of.

    "What Love", he thought, and it would increase. "What bliss and joy, what peace and understanding, what connectedness", and it was so. The separation ceased to be. He now knew that it was his travels, his journeys, his beliefs that he had to do in order to be worthy of that had prevented him from Being his Real Self, from embracing the Totality that simply IS, that he know knew to be ALL, from the heights of joy to the depths of despair. He was never, is never, not Divine. He was never, is never, not at One with All That Is. And so long as he believed he needed to go here or there, do this or that, in order to become worthy of being Who We Always Already Are he would fail to recognize his most Real Self; the Self that is One with All, that is not separate, but is of the same substance, the same Spiritual Prescence, that constitutes all of manifest reality.

    Was it a coincidence that at precisely the moment he realized it would only happen here, only happen now, It did? Was it merely an irony that when he ceased the search, the search ended, and not only ended but revealed to him what always already is the case, is the Condition of Reality? All he could do was laugh. There was no punishment needed, no judgement called for. In fact he now knew that as an Eternal One he co-created this game, this searching, these dramas, so that All might not be so bored with ItSelf.

    Time wasn't an issue. Time doesn't matter to those who know Eternity. So what's the rush when you will never not Be? What's the headlong fury for when the Truth is that we have all time at our disposal, that our games have no whistle that is going to blow, that the only end to the drama comes when we choose to enact another role or choose to detach from all roles and enter once again into the Unified Field of Oneness? Judgement dropped with this understanding and Wayne knew that as he would re-enter the world of Game-players and Mask-wearers he would now allow all to play the part they believe is their's to play, he was beyond judging others, for to him he now saw the Truth; that it would merely be judgement of Self, the Self that is unassailable, the Self that is you, him and her, this and that, those and these, us and them, here and there, One and All.

    We are Wayne.

    by David Zoe

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    BRAVE HEART

    Tuesday, April 28, 2009, 9:24 PM [General]

    Brave Heart

    And Spirit spoke: "Who amongst you is ready, willing and able to follow in the footsteps of the Anointed One, to suffer the slings and arrow of mankind of the Earth dream?"

    And out of the hush from the throngs, one brave soul stood tall and said, "I will".

    As the crowd parted in awe, this one stepped forward. A reverent hush descended upon all assembled.

    For of all the tasks meted out this momentous day, of this onerous task, all agreed: "Take this cup from me, oh Father - is it not enough that we dare to partake in this dream of separation?"

    But this ones love and devotion to the ALL THAT IS was such that he knew that it was the greatest gift of all.

    To enter the arena of in-divided duality. To forgo, for a time, the bliss of our Oneness with Source.

    They gasped as one, as he stood strong and brave before Spirit.

    As the mantle descended upon this Brave Heart, one and all fell to their knees in gratitude and awe.

    And the Angels sang.


    As he left his Father's presence and stepped boldly through the mist of dreams - veil of tears, some say; he began to forget his true Home.

    He traversed the earth for many a lifetime, encountering myriad misadventures. Ever seeking, never finding the surcease he sought. Bearing his unfathomably deep suffering in upright position.

    Insatiable in his yearning, he sought far and wide throughout time and space, seeking he knew not what.

    He sank deep into the dream, becoming bound by the heavy chains of forgetfulness. Weak and exhausted with eyes so long cast down in darkness, he remembered not the Light.

    And Spirit moved: He cried out in joyous gratitude for this mere thread of remembrance. At long last he began to re-cognize that what he sought was within him all along.

    With the aid of Spirit, he remembered that he was dreaming, and he forgave himself - in all that he encountered. As he forgave, he blessed those that persecuted him, seeing that without these dream fragments, he may never bring to light the deeper recesses of his unconscious and may therefore, never find his way Home.

    His understanding grew: He was the author of all he beheld; director of all the characters therein. As 'they' acted out their unconscious fear and guilt, he knew it was not real nor something outside 'himself'.

    He came to see that there was no longer the need for what he saw (and was now forgiving) to have any impact. So in his seeming compassionate martyrdom, he became the greatest teacher of all.

    There came a day that he completely understood that he was not the dream he made up. And he released his body and stood before Spirit once more...

    And the angels sang.

     

     

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    ACIM: You are a mirror of truth...

    Wednesday, March 4, 2009, 1:47 AM [General]

    A COURSE IN MIRACLES:

     

    TEACHES US

     

    YOU ARE A MIRROR OF TRUTH IN WHICH GOD HIMSELF SHINES IN PERFECT LIGHT.

     

    The second coming of CHRIST means nothing more than the end of the egos rule on earth,

     

    And the healing of the mind.

     

     

    The ego is a part of the mind that believes your existence is defined by separation.

     

    The higher mind is the home of the HOLY SPIRIT.

     

    The lower mind is the home of the ego.

     

    When you are sad, know this need not be. Depression comes from a sense of being deprived of something you want, and do not have.

     

    Remember you are deprived of nothing except by your own decisions. Only the ego can experience guilt or anxiety.

     

    Watch your mind for the temptations of the ego, and do not be deceived by it. It offers you nothing.

     

    Thoughts of GOD are unacceptable to the ego, because they clearly point to nonexistence of the ego itself. When you have given up this voluntary dis-spiriting, you will see how your mind can focus and rise above fatigue, and heal.

     

    Release the strength of GOD in everything you think and do.

     

    Judge how well you have done this by your own feeling, for this is the one right use of judgment. Judgment like any other defense can be used to attack or protect; to hurt, or to heal. The ego should be brought to judgment and found wanting there.

     

    Without your own allegiance, protection and love the ego can not exist.

     

    Know that life is a eternal attribute of everything that the living GOD created.

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