ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 13.

13. What Is The Real Meaning Of Sacrifice? 1. Although in truth the term sacrifice is altogether meaningless, it does have meaning in the world. Like all things in the world, its meaning is temporary and will ultimately fade into nothingness from which it came when there is no more use for it. Now itsContinue reading “ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 13.”

ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 12.

12. How Many Teachers of God are Needed to Save the World? 1. The answer to this question is – one. One holy perfect teacher, whose learning is complete, suffices. This one, sanctified and redeemed, becomes the Self who is the Son of God. He who was always wholly spirit now no longer sees himselfContinue reading “ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 12.”

ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 11.

11. How is Peace Possible in This World? 1. This is a question everyone must ask. Certainly peace seems to be impossible here. Yet the Word of God promises other things that seem impossible, as well as this. His Word has promised peace. It has also promised that there is no death, that resurrection mustContinue reading “ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 11.”

ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 10.

10. How is Judgment Relinquished? 1. Judgment, like other devices by which the world of illusions is maintained, is totally misunderstood by the world. It is actually confused with wisdom, and substitutes for truth. As the world uses the term, an individual is capable of “good” and “bad” judgment, and his education aims at strengtheningContinue reading “ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 10.”

ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 9.

9. Are Changes Required in the Life Situations of God’s Teachers? 1. Changes are required in the minds of God’s teachers. This may or may not involve changes in the external situation. Remember that no one is where he is by accident, and chance plays no part in God’s plan. It is most unlikely thatContinue reading “ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 9.”

ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 8. How Can Perception of Order of Difficulties Be Avoided?

1. The belief in order of difficulties is the basis for the world’s perception. It rests on differences; on uneven background and shifting foreground, on unequal heights and diverse sizes, on varying degrees of darkness and light, and thousands of contrasts in which each thing seen competes with every other in order to be recognized.Continue reading “ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 8. How Can Perception of Order of Difficulties Be Avoided?”

ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 7. Should Healing Be Repeated?

1. This question really answers itself. Healing cannot be repeated. If the patient is healed, what remains to heal him from? And if the healing is certain, as we have already said it is, what is there to repeat? For a teacher of God to remain concerned about the result of healing is to limitContinue reading “ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 7. Should Healing Be Repeated?”

ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 6. Is Healing Certain?

1. Healing is always certain. It is impossible to let illusions be brought to truth and keep the illusion. Truth demonstrates illusions have no value. The teacher of God has seen the correction of his errors in the mind of the patient, recognizing it for what it is. Having accepted the Atonement for himself, heContinue reading “ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 6. Is Healing Certain?”

ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 5. How is Healing Accomplished? I. The Perceived Purpose of Sickness II. The Shift in Perception III. The Function of the Teacher of God

1. Healing involves an understanding of what the illusion of sickness is for. Healing is impossible without this.   I. The Perceived Purpose of Sickness 1. Healing is accomplished the instant the sufferer no longer sees any value in pain. Who would choose suffering unless he thought it brought him something, and something of valueContinue reading “ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 5. How is Healing Accomplished? I. The Perceived Purpose of Sickness II. The Shift in Perception III. The Function of the Teacher of God”

ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 4. What are the Characteristics of God’s Teachers? X. Open-Mindedness

1. The centrality of open-mindedness, perhaps the last of the attributes the teacher of God acquires, is easily understood when its relation to forgiveness is recognized. Open-mindedness comes with lack of judgment. As judgment shuts the mind against God’s Teacher, so open-mindedness invites Him to come in. As condemnation judges the Son of God asContinue reading “ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 4. What are the Characteristics of God’s Teachers? X. Open-Mindedness”