ACIM Better off If I Were Wrong: A Course in Miracles Gathering
“If I make no decisions by myself, this is the day that will be given me.” (A Course in Miracles, T-30.I.4) Better off if I were wrong!
The power of prayer is the power of the mind. The mind always gets exactly what it wants. This series is a dialogue between David Hoffmeister and some students on topics that include the possibility of escape from time, the power of the mind, and the meaning of God’s Will. David talks about what it means to be the dreamer of the dream, and how we cannot bring truth to illusion but must bring illusions to truth, working from the bottom up. Self-concepts must be questioned and given up.
David shares on the topic of decision-making and right-minded choice. A Course in Miracles describes this under the “Rules for Decision” in chapter 30 of the Text:
Decisions are continuous. You do not always know when you are making them. But with a little practice with the ones you recognize, a set begins to form which sees you through the rest. It is not wise to let yourself become preoccupied with every step you take. The proper set, adopted consciously each time you wake, will put you well ahead. And if you find resistance strong and dedication weak, you are not ready. Do not fight yourself. But think about the kind of day you want, and tell yourself there is a way in which this very day can happen just like that. Then try again to have the day you want.
David talks about the source of the dream we dream in secret. The world that seems to come from the ego has no reality, it is nothing. There is only one law in Heaven: what you extend, you are.
David further talks us through the “Rules for Decision” section:
“Today I will make no decisions by myself. This means that you are choosing not to be the judge of what to do. But it must also mean you will not judge the situations where you will be called upon to make response. For if you judge them, you have set the rules for how you should react to them. And then another answer cannot but produce confusion and uncertainty and fear. To say I want a happy day is to say I want the experience of happiness.”
Participants share their stories and experiences with David who brings clarity to the illusion of choice between seeming opposites.
Better off If I Were Wrong ACIM Gathering
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