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The Embrace #107: Overcoming Bitterness, Finding Forgiveness

Old resentments make us feel bitter, and bitterness can make the most beautiful people appear ugly. Resentment toward others is the opposite of forgiveness. It blocks the free flow of Divine Love in all directions.

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The Embrace #79: A New Lord’s Prayer

The Embrace #79: A New Lord’s Prayer

A New Lord's Prayer for Awakening By James Willis and Helen Reynolds The time has come for a new Lord’s Prayer.  A prayer that reminds of what we have forgotten.  A prayer that helps create a relationship so close, so strong, so comforting that harmony becomes normal...

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The Embrace #78: Pain, Patriarchy, and the Divine Feminine

The Embrace #78: Pain, Patriarchy, and the Divine Feminine

Pain, Patriarchy,and the Divine Feminine By Mary Reed Recently I co-hosted an online series called the “Mystics’ Front Porch,” during which a participant asked a question about grief, rage, and patriarchy. She said that she found it difficult not to be overcome by...

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The Embrace #77: Recognizing Jesus

The Embrace #77: Recognizing Jesus

How I Recognize Jesus By Lana Carolan Many have asked me over the years how I recognize Jesus as the true voice delivering A Course in Miracles and also within A Course of Love.  That's an easy one: Jesus has traveled with me since I was a small child. I met him on...

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The Embrace #76: Compassion

The Embrace #76: Compassion

Compassion: An Expression of Divinity By Lana Carolan I, like many others, use the life of Jesus as an example life for guidance and instruction. I don't know about you but when I think of the life of Jesus, it is difficult to separate his humanity from his divinity....

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The Embrace #75: Help, Doubts, Evil, and Jealousy

The Embrace #75: Help, Doubts, Evil, and Jealousy

Help, Doubts, Evil & Jealousy:An Interview with Sebastián On May 23, 2021, Sebastián Blaksley was interviewed by the Center for Contemporary Mysticism. The interview included questions from the online audience, four of which are presented here. In his answers,...

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The Embrace #74: Being Who You Are

The Embrace #74: Being Who You Are

Being Who You Are By Celia Hales Excerpts from her new book A Course of Love answers questions that earnest seekers still have despite careful study of A Course in Miracles. ACOL thus states that it is a “continuation” of the earlier work, though ACOL can be read...

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The Embrace #73: Why crucifixion?

The Embrace #73: Why crucifixion?

Why Crucifixion? By Jesus through MaryBeth Scalice I have had the feeling of being with Jess as he made the journey to the cross, as His Body was given up.  I have also had the feeling of what it was like to be in His mind, sharing His perception of the events that...

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The Embrace #72: The Fastest Way to Love

The Embrace #72: The Fastest Way to Love

The Fastest Way to Love A Conversation with Cole Kňazovický and Cindee Pascoe CP: Cole, we’ve known each other for 25 years. I don’t think I know anyone who has been so dedicated to really understanding how transformation works. I can see and feel that something has...

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The Embrace #71: My Journey with En kurs i kärlek

The Embrace #71: My Journey with En kurs i kärlek

My Journey with En kurs i kärlek By Lars Gimstedt The only reason I purchased a copy of A Course in Miracles in 1986 was to prove my wife wrong. She was into it. But as a confirmed atheist, physicist, and development engineer, I knew it was hogwash. I tried my...

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