Author Archive: sally

We don’t have to hate. Do we?

Isn’t hate a judgment? Isn’t hate a decision? Isn’t hate a belief? Isn’t hate enjoyable? Isn’t hate harmful to the hater? Isn’t hate offensive? Does hate infect us with psychic guilt? The answer is YES, to all of the questions. We cannot hate unless we have made a judgment about someone or something that we decide …

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Am I a Body or Spirit?

As students of A Course In Miracles we are asked to consider our True Identity. We are born into a body, in a particular family of certain circumstances but seeking the answer to the age old question:  Who am I?  We learn (gradually) we are NOT who we THINK we are! The Course tells us we …

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You Are Aware Consciousness

“The mind of an enlightened human being is flexible and adaptable. The mind of an ignorant person is conditioned and fixed.”  Ajhan Sumedho, ‘Don’t take your life seriously’, Buddhist Publishing Group As a student of non-duality, a friend recently loaned me the above book. Ajahn Sumedho. Ajahn, (“teacher” in Pali) was born Robert Karr Jackman, …

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Love Makes No Comparisons

I have been listening to a CD series of  Dr. Ken Wapnick called: The Experience of A Course In Miracles, A Commentary on the section: “Development of Trust.”  This 10 CD series covers the development of trust and the six stages a student goes through while on the path set forth by the Course. All of the ten …

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Elusiveness of Peace and Joy

The Elusiveness of Peace and Joy! Do you want peace and joy?  Of course you do.  As least you think you do until you have a judgment or an upset that you won’t let go of.   You are sure something was done to you and you are right and the offending party should go to …

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Can we ever agree?

Yes we can agree and it happens when we find common ground on SOMETHING! The gift is in finding what that SOMETHING is that we can agree upon! When we are in agreement there is peace.  Where is peace when we disagree? Eventually when we master the Course In Miracles we will have PEACE even when “disagreement” is …

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You Are a Decision Making Mind

You are a decision making mind!  Right?! However, you are a decision making mind that has decided it is NOT a decision making mind!  At least not all the time and here is why. IN our world of illusion we have a split mind: the ego and the right mind which the Course calls the …

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The Light Has Come

The Metaphysical/Spiritual book called A Course In Miracles contains a workbook that offers a lesson for each day.  The lessons are offered online so you do not have to buy the book to get started.   http://www.acim.org – see directions below. You can start the lessons anytime you want but be sure to start at lesson #1, as they …

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Be 100% Responsible for the “Way” you see!

If we are 100% responsible not for WHAT we see but the WAY we see it we are withdrawing our projections and living the examined life that the Course In Miracle’s is encouraging us to do. His Holiness The Dalai Lama has said on occasion that we will not have peace in the world until …

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January 21st – Women’s March

Can we oppose and still be in peace? On Saturday January 21st I joined thousands of women, men and children in a “March” from the Library to the Band Shell in Lithia Park.  My intention was to choose peace and walk, join in camaraderie with everyone and stand for inclusion and respect for all races, religions, …

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