What Is the Role of Words in Healing? A Course In Miracles – Manual of Teachers

“… Strictly speaking, words play no part at all in healing. The motivating factor is prayer, or asking. What you ask for you receive. But this refers to the prayer of the heart, not to the words you use in praying. Sometimes the words and the prayer are contradictory; sometimes they agree. It does not matter. God does not understand words, for they were made by separated minds to keep them in the illusion of separation…”


“How simple is salvation! All it says is what was never true is not true now, and never will be. The impossible has not occurred, and can have no effects. And that is all. Can this be hard to learn by anyone who wants it to be true? Only unwillingness to learn it could make such an easy lesson difficult…”

Chapter 31 – A Course In Miracles – The Final Vision – § 1 The Simplicity of Salvation

A Sunbeam Unto the Sun

Blazing Light of Glory

As I prepared for my daily meditation for Lesson 157 – Into His Presence would I enter now, I looked out my window and saw an amazing cloud formation. Ever so briefly a small patch of blue sky  appeared. It made me think of how peace and serenity are always there, hiding behind the storm clouds. On those gloomy, dark, rainy days, we can forget the omnipresent truth of love, God/Source/the universe. cherry_blossoms

It was a stormy “wet” coast day here in Vancouver and as the clouds swirled around one another in a fiery dance of nature, it reminded me of a sentiment from the Course introduced to me while at a lecture by Marianne Williamson.

To paraphrase, we are like sunbeams unto the sun. There is no place where I stop and you begin. How hard, lonely and overwhelming can life feel when you identify with only a single ray of light surrounded by the…

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