Author Archives: Tom Carpenter

Transform The World Into Heaven

Do I believe that sin is real because of what I see in the world? Or do I see it in the world because of my belief? Is the world the cause of my belief, or its effect? This is … Continue reading

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At Home

We resist thinking of ourselves as formless “spirit” because of all the functions the body performs that we believe are an influence on our experience. In Lesson 92, but throughout ACIM, Jesus reminds us that the body, including the brain, … Continue reading

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Remember Just This

Sometimes it seems the “reality” of the world is too much to overlook. It is so easy to get lost in the need to overcome it; so enticing to think I can see what is “wrong” and know how to … Continue reading

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Love or Fear?

Are you the presence of love or fear? Which you believe determines what you perceive your world to be.

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Loving Yourself

Is “loving yourself” too much a stretch or maybe feels too awkward? Perhaps it would feel better to simply acknowledge your appreciation and gratitude for the wonder and holiness of God’s Creation, which, of course, is you.

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Judgment and Healing

When there seems to be resistance to forgiving others, it is likely because we recognize on an unconscious level that by forgiving them we would then have to accept responsibility for the guilt our self-judgment was meant to project onto … Continue reading

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Recognizing What Is Real

Recognizing “wholeness” means recognizing that all Thoughts in God’s Mind are in our mind as well, for It is the same Mind. Yet how difficult it is to accept that we are, right now, the wholly loving, perfectly peaceful Presence … Continue reading

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Loving Everyone

Loving everyone you see is not about “them.” It is accepting God’s Gift to you!

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Healing Your Body

Healing your body is a process of learning how to love yourself. The body plays no role in who you are, yet while you believe it has some influence on you, loving the self it represents in the moment teaches … Continue reading

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Oneness Changes Everything

We find it impossible to even imagine that we make this world when we identify ourselves as the impotent and insignificant character in our story. This character seems cut-off from everything, alone in a place he must struggle to even … Continue reading

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