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”

ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 4. What are the Characteristics of God’s Teachers? VIII. Patience IX. Faithfulness

VIII. Patience 1. Those who are certain of the outcome can afford to wait and wait without anxiety. Patience is natural to the teacher of God. All he sees is certain outcome at a time perhaps unknown to him as yet, but not in doubt. The time will be as right as is the answer.Continue reading “ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 4. What are the Characteristics of God’s Teachers? VIII. Patience IX. Faithfulness”

ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 4. What are the Characteristics of God’s Teachers? VI. Defenselessness VII. Generosity

VI. Defenselessness 1. God’s teachers have learned how to be simple. They have no dreams that need defense against the truth. They do not try to make themselves. Their joy comes from their understanding Who created them. And does what God created need defense? No one can become an advanced teacher of God until heContinue reading “ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 4. What are the Characteristics of God’s Teachers? VI. Defenselessness VII. Generosity”

ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 4. What are the Characteristics of God’s Teachers? IV. Gentleness V. Joy

IV. Gentleness 1. Harm is impossible for God’s teachers. They can neither harm nor be harmed. Harm is the outcome of judgment. It is the dishonest act that follows a dishonest thought. It is a verdict of guilt upon a brother, and therefore on oneself. It is the end of peace and the denial ofContinue reading “ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS 4. What are the Characteristics of God’s Teachers? IV. Gentleness V. Joy”

ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS IV What are the characteristics of God’s Teachers? II Honesty III Tolerance

III. Honesty 1. All other traits of God’s teachers rest on trust. Once that has been achieved, the others cannot fail to follow. Only the trusting can afford honesty, for only they can see its value. Honesty does not apply only to what you say. The term actually means consistency. There is nothing you sayContinue reading “ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS IV What are the characteristics of God’s Teachers? II Honesty III Tolerance”