Articles About ACOL
Fifty years ago Jesus dictated 1,250 magnificent pages to Helen Schucman. When ACIM came into my life in 1978 I knew in my bones that it was true. Over the years it ignited a spiritual revolution. Why dictate another 700 pages to Mari Perron? Why did he give it such a similar title as “A Course of Love”? Why did he call it a “continuation”? And because ACOL is obviously not merely a restatement of ACIM, what’s going on?
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by Celia Hales (from her blog Miracles Each Day)
Mari Perron’s channeled writing, A Course of Love, in a new combined edition—A Course of Love, The Treatises, and The Dialogues, acronym ACOL—is a beautifully rendered narrative that I view as a sequel to A Course in Miracles. She heard internally, as she related to me in an interview when I met her in St. Paul over a decade ago, that ACOL was presented to her by Jesus as “another Course in Miracles.” She said that she had about a week before she consented to tackle such a large project, a project that eventually led her to resign from her position at the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities to devote herself full time . . . (Click to continue)
By Douwe Van der Zee
In South Africa, Douwe had an incredible experience of joining — with an elephant.
As a child growing up in South Africa, I sought refuge from loneliness in nature. To study biology seemed to me the to be the natural thing to do but, after a master’s degree in zoology and a few years as a scientist, I resigned as an oceanographic research coordinator to pursue my interest in the human psyche and its Source. In a varied career since then, I have acted as counsellor, group process facilitator, mediator, overland and wilderness trail guide, high school teacher, permaculturist, writer, ‘playmate’ at a preschool and CEO of the Field (Nature) Guides Association of Southern Africa — all external forms of an internal quest for peace and Truth. Predominantly through A Course in Miracles, Eckhart Tolle’s writings and A Course of Love (ACOL), I have now come to accept the latter’s instruction that “the idea that you do not have to earn your way nor pay your way must be birthed and lived by”.
I cannot claim that it came without frequent deep and intense fear but the result is ever-increasing joy as I, as an ordinary . . . (Click to Continue)