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”

ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS IV. What Are The Characteristics of God’s Teachers?

1. The surface traits of God’s teachers are not at all alike. They do not look alike to the body’s eyes, they come from vastly different backgrounds, their experiences of the world vary greatly, and their superficial “personalities” are quite distinct. Nor, at the beginning stages of their functioning as teachers of God, have theyContinue reading “ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS IV. What Are The Characteristics of God’s Teachers?”

ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHER III. What Are The Levels of Teaching?

1. The teachers of God have no set teaching level. Each teaching-learning situation involves a different relationship at the beginning, although the ultimate goal is always the same; to make of the relationship a holy relationship, in which both can look upon the Son of God as sinless. There is no one from whom aContinue reading “ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHER III. What Are The Levels of Teaching?”

ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS II Who Are Their Pupils?

1. Certain pupils have been assigned to each of God’s teachers, and they will begin to look for him as soon as he has answered the call. They were chosen for him because the form of the universal curriculum that he will teach is best for them in view of their level of understanding. HisContinue reading “ACIM MANUAL FOR TEACHERS II Who Are Their Pupils?”