ACIM – CHAPTER 23 THE WAR AGAINST YOURSELF IV. Above the Battlefield

1. Do not remain in conflict, for there is no war without attack. The fear of God is fear of life, and not of death. Yet He remains the only place of safety. In Him is no attack, and no illusion in any form stalks Heaven. Heaven is wholly true. No difference enters, and whatContinue reading “ACIM – CHAPTER 23 THE WAR AGAINST YOURSELF IV. Above the Battlefield”

ACIM – CHAPTER 23 THE WAR AGAINST YOURSELF III Salvation Without Compromise

1. Is it not true you do not recognize some of the forms attack can take? If it is true attack in any form will hurt you and will do so just as much as in another form that you do recognize, then it must follow that you do not always recognize the source ofContinue reading “ACIM – CHAPTER 23 THE WAR AGAINST YOURSELF III Salvation Without Compromise”

ACIM – CHAPTER 23 THE WAR AGAINST YOURSELF II. The Laws of Chaos Commentary

II. The Laws of Chaos[1] – Commentary In yesterday’s post we read the entire 22 paragraphs of “The Laws of Chaos.”  In today’s post we will take a calm and careful look at these principles in order to see beyond them.  We will not attempt to understand the actual laws themselves for they mean nothing,Continue reading “ACIM – CHAPTER 23 THE WAR AGAINST YOURSELF II. The Laws of Chaos Commentary”

ACIM – CHAPTER 23 THE WAR AGAINST YOURSELF II. The Laws of Chaos

1. The “laws” of chaos can be brought to light, though never understood. Chaotic laws are hardly meaningful, and therefore out of reason’s sphere. Yet they appear to be an obstacle to reason and to truth. Let us, then, look upon them calmly, that we may look beyond them, understanding what they are, not whatContinue reading “ACIM – CHAPTER 23 THE WAR AGAINST YOURSELF II. The Laws of Chaos”

ACIM – CHAPTER 23 THE WAR AGAINST YOURSELF I. The Irreconcilable Beliefs

1. The memory of God comes to the quiet mind. It cannot come where there is conflict, for a mind at war against itself remembers not eternal gentleness. The means of war are not the means of peace, and what the war-like would remember is not love. War is impossible unless belief in victory isContinue reading “ACIM – CHAPTER 23 THE WAR AGAINST YOURSELF I. The Irreconcilable Beliefs”

ACIM – CHAPTER 23 THE WAR AGAINST YOURSELF Introduction

1. Do you not see the opposite of frailty and weakness is sinlessness? Innocence is strength, and nothing else is strong. The sinless cannot fear, for sin of any kind is weakness. The show of strength attack would use to cover frailty conceals it not, for how can the unreal be hidden? No one isContinue reading “ACIM – CHAPTER 23 THE WAR AGAINST YOURSELF Introduction”