What is A Course in Miracles?
At first glance A Course in Miracles* is a big bluebook. Its history is unusual. It is also intriguing that it is written in Shakespearian blank verse over several hundret pages.
Many readers of the Course claim that if they had to decide for one book amongst all the books in the world they would decide for the Course. Since the scribing of the Course began 50 years ago, more than 3 million people world wide have come in contact with the its teachings. (>> more information on the publishers website)
But all of this is laid aside when it really dawns to someone what this teaching acutally is: a self-study course to remember who he or she really is. How is this accomplished? By laying everything aside that veils this memory: belief systems and thought patterns based on guilt, old grievences, hate, judgements and attack thoughts.
Our true home and our whole Identiy in God, Source, is not found at another place nor at a different time, but everywhere and always. It is here and now.
"God goes with me wherever I go." Lesson 41.
Yet, are we aware of our true Identity? Most of the time the answer is "no". We placed blocks before the awareness of our Unity in Love. These blocks appear real, even tho they are not. Miracles undo these blocks and remind us of our Union in spirit and that everything is already given freely. That is an experience, a new perception of everyone and everything.
"Miracles restore the mind to its fullness. By atoning for lack they establish perfect protection. The spirit's strength leaves no room for intrusions." Miracle Principle #34
Since we are given free will it is up to each one of us whether we are aligned with miracles or their seeming absence.
So this course is about opening our eyes to the truth and to wake up from our sleep. The course calls this path "forgiveness" others call it "become alive". The festival days in Pentacost 2017 are dedicated to this purpose.
A warm welcome to your festival!
* The presented thoughts and elaborations about A Course in Miracles® in the context of this event represent the personal opinions and interpretations as well as the personal understanding of the organizers and speakers and not those of the copyright holders of A Course in Miracles®.