A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of "A Course in Miracles"
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Back by popular demand -- and newly updated by the author -- the mega-bestselling spiritual guide in which Marianne Williamson shares her reflections on A Course in Miracles and her insights on the application of love in the search for inner peace.
Williamson reveals how we each can become a miracle worker by accepting God and by the expression of love in our daily lives. Whether psychic pain is in the area of relationships, career, or health, she shows us how love is a potent force, the key to inner peace, and how by practicing love we can make our own lives more fulfilling while creating a more peaceful and loving world for our children.
were constantly invalidated by people who didn’t love us and by people who did. In the absence of love, we began slowly but surely to fall apart. Years ago, I told myself not to worry about a devil. I remember thinking that there’s no force of evil out stalking the planet. That, I told myself, is all in my mind. Then I realized this is not good news. Since every thought creates experience, there’s no worse place it could possibly be. While it’s true there isn’t an actual devil out there grabbing
lives, the mystical light that bursts forth within our souls. Our minds were created as altars to God’s Son. He represents God’s Son. To worship Him is to worship the potential for perfect love which lies within us all. Fairy tales are mystical allusions to the power of the inner self, handed down from generation to generation. They are stories of transformation. Tales like Snow White and Sleeping Beauty are metaphors for the relationship between the ego and the divine mind. The wicked
think about it consciously, a real warmth and love filled up my chest. “Mike? Hi! It’s so good to hear from you!” And it was. It felt wonderful to hear his voice. “How are you doing? I’ve missed you.” (Can you believe he said that?!?) I don’t know if I said I’d missed him, too. His line was so ridiculous, I probably didn’t say anything. But I do remember this: He said, “Well, when can I see you?” I said, “When would you like to?” “How about tonight?” At that moment, words came out of my
worry came into my mind, I saw an internal image of lots of champagne bottles with their corks popping off in the middle of Heaven. I hadn’t rejected a brother. I had simply accepted myself in a whole new way. He had a win—a lesson learned and a friendship if he wanted it—and I had a win. Forgiveness hadn’t turned me into a doormat. It had taught me how to own my yes and own my no, without anger, with dignity and with love. 15. COMMUNICATING LOVE “To communicate is to join and to attack is
organization dedicated to personal growth. Once they left the organization, however, the marriage fell apart. This doesn’t indicate that the marriage had nothing going for it anyway. Rather, it reveals the importance of a context bigger than the personal concerns of one or even both parties. Why is marriage a more profound commitment than other forms of relationship, such as a couple who are living together? Because it is an agreement that, while a whole lot of shaking and screaming might go on,