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Of Course - Notes and News
 Written by Robin
Response by Sofiah

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      In our lead article, we share a discussion from "A Course in Miracles Chat" in which originator and member Robin speaks of his feelings about his father's illness and imminent death. He admits that because of the abuse he suffered, he doesn't care about his father and that's the loneliest feeling ever. Sofiah, who is a Muslim woman and a Course in Miracles student, is one among many who responded to Robin's post. With their permission we are sharing Robin's heartfelt and candid confession and Sofiah's response along with a link to the entire discussion.
      Rev Logan McCulloch, [a Course in Miracles student who attends the Louisville Course group facilitated by CIMS member, Carmen Cameron] shares his fascination for the subtle messages found in our Self-created words in the second article "The Miracle of Language" 

      Carmen Cameron continues her ongoing Good Questions section this month with the question:
"The Course places such an emphasis on meditation and prayer but I find it is just so hard to get really quiet in meditation because my mind is just FILLED with random thoughts.  Any suggestions?"  
      And finally, we are continuing to present Guidance from our Elder Brother as received and scribed by Sun~Rose. This article continues with commentary on the 53 Miracle Principles, as these principles appear in the original edition [oe] published by CIMS. The entire Guidance will be available in the forthcoming book by Sun~Rose entitld: "You Are Loved and Safe:Prep Notes for Awakening". 
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     One of the main pages on the Blog is dedicated to "The Spirit Light Outreach" program founded by Joe Wolfe. This program is facilitating the shipment of copies of A Course in Miracles to prisoners who have requested them. Currently they are in need of funds for POSTAGE. If inspired to give to this worthy endeavor, please click here.
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The Loneliest Feeling Ever 
By Robin ~ Response by Sofiah

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      Here's a story I haven't told before. My old man is in hospital after suffering a minor heart attack. I don't feel anything? I either don't want to feel anything or I really don't care. Either way it's a little disturbing. 
      At the age of 15 I left his house never to return. At that young age I had strong feelings about both my parents and those feelings drove me to move as far from them as I could get. I went to work and saved for a year and when I was 16 I left New Zealand forever.
      My father was out of control. He was physically abusive and totally arrogant in his approach to family,. He hated my mother and he hated the responsibility of his 4 children. The 5 of us continually attempted to please him but of course it never worked. 
      I remember feeling very frightened as a young boy. I was never safe and I have horrible memories of hiding out under the hedge and in the potting shed, hoping he would go out or that he might forget my latest crime.

*Robin is creator of "A Course in Miraces Chat", a place to join in Audio & Video & Text CHATS; join in discussions, share photos & news and more.
The Miracle of Words
By Rev. Logan McCulloch


      I found Love in the back of a Nissan Xterra on a frigid night in November of 2001. No, dear reader, this is not that kind of a love story! I was parked at a trailhead adjacent to the Dolly Sods Wilderness in the mountains of West Virginia, having arrived too late in the day to begin a solo backpacking trip. I had no idea that my life experience was about to be irrevocably changed as I opened a little book I had grabbed off my wife's nightstand before I left my home that morning.
      At the time I told myself I needed this trip to clear my head as I prepared to begin a new job. In retrospect, this trip represented so much more. Disintegration by definition must precede integration, and at the time it felt as if my life was falling apart. My work environment was poisonous, my marriage (my third) was deteriorating, my family relationships were strained, and my yearning for meaning was intense. I did not understand what was occurring in my life.
      And then that night in my sleeping bag in the back of my vehicle, by the light of my headlamp I read Change Your Mind, Change Your Life by Dr. Gerald Jampolsky and Diane Cirincione. I began reading at 7pm and finished as dawn was breaking. It was my first introduction to A Course in Miracles, and over the next three days as I walked through the forest I thought of little else. Those words, symbols on a printed page, stirred and released some long held emotion locked deep within me.

Rev. Logan McCulloch is a dynamic and prominent figure in the Louisville ACIM/Unity community and is currently writing a book entitled "Breadcrumbs", a summation of his spiritual discoveries.
Good Questions ~ Q & A~
By Carmen Cameron
 There is nothing I like more than a good question about the Course.  And by "good question", I mean a thought provoking one - a question that makes me reassess what I currently believe and perhaps come to see it in a new light. As a result, we have a very interactive study group of Course students here in Louisville where everyone is encouraged to share their insights and questions. It is also a very diverse group with people from widely varying religious backgrounds so we get a lot of very insightful questions and I've been making a note of them for the last 15 years. 

QUESTION: The Course places such an emphasis on meditation and prayer but I find it is just so hard to get really quiet in meditation because my mind is just FILLED with random thoughts.  Any suggestions?

*Carmen Cameron, who is a founding member of Course in Miracles Society, has been teaching classes in A Course in Miracles since 1994.  She was a presenter at the 2009 Miracles Conference in San Francisco and is scheduled to present again at the 2011 Conference. 
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Jesus Expanding The Miracle Principles
Given In His Course In Miracles

as received and transcribed by Sun~Rose*
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TRANSCRIBER'S NOTE: The text is taken from the JCIM edition <now referred to as the original edition>of A Course In Miracles.  The Course is a Miracle in itself, and I have so much appreciation for Helen Schucman's ability to hear and express His Voice with such supreme beauty.
I have not changed the Course text at all, except as it is interspersed with Jesus' current Guidance on it.
The Course text is in bold face and slightly larger font.  The Guidance is in normal type, slightly smaller.
In His Guidance here, He has asked Me to capitalize the pronouns You and We as an acknowledgement of the Divinity of All of Us, an acknowledgement of Equality, an expression of His Love and respect for You.   When You see the word 'You'  capitalized in the Guidance, know that He is not just speaking to You, He is honoring You.  

 Jesus' Course In Miracles 

May 3, 2006  

9. Miracles are a kind of exchange. Like all expressions of love, which are ALWAYS miraculous in the true sense, the exchange reverses the physical laws. They bring MORE love both to the giver AND the receiver.  And how can the physical laws be reversed?  They seem so ... solid.  Again, can You cut the air - can You slice a sunbeam - with a knife?  Or do the breeze and Light just laugh and continue as they always were?  So like the breeze and Light are You.
10. The use of miracles as spectacles to INDUCE belief is wrong; or, better, is a misunderstanding of their purpose. They are really used FOR and BY believers.   A miracle is a gift to get your attention.  It is a call to Remembrance.  In a sea of despair, a miracle is a life raft of hope.  It is a glimpse that Something Good exists and is right now available to You.
11. Prayer is the medium of miracles. Prayer is the natural communication of the created with the Creator. Through prayer love is received, and through miracles love is expressed.
  Prayer is the gold of human experience.  The longing of the heart for something better, something dimly known that must exist.  Through the miracle the reality of this Thing called Love shows forth.  It comes not just to heal the body or the situation, but to show the possibilities that stand behind Its Gift.  It asks but that You take Its offering.

*Sun~Rose is the scribe of this soon to be released book, "You Are Loved and Safe." She is also author of, "A Radiant Life: Raw Food and the Presence of Love", available on
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