Lessons for Enlightenment #21 and 22

Lesson 21 I am determined to see things differently. The idea for today is obviously a continuation and extension of the preceding one. This time, however, specific mind-searching periods are necessary, in addition to applying the idea to particular situations as they...

Lessons for Enlightenment # 19 and 20

Lesson 19 I am not alone in experiencing the effects of my thoughts. The idea for today is obviously the reason why your seeing does not affect you alone. You will notice that at times the ideas related to thinking precede those related to perceiving, while at other...

Lessons for Enlightenment # 17 & 18

Lesson 17 I see no neutral things. This idea is another step in the direction of identifying cause and effect as it really operates in the world. You see no neutral things because you have no neutral thoughts. It is always the thought that comes first, despite the...

Lessons for Enlightenment # 15 &16

Lesson 15 My thoughts are images that I have made. It is because the thoughts you think you think appear as images that you do not recognize them as nothing. You think you think them, and so you think you see them. This is how your “seeing” was made. This...

Lessons for Enlightenment 13 & 14

Lesson 13 A meaningless world engenders fear. Today’s idea is really another form of the preceding one, except that it is more specific as to the emotion aroused. Actually, a meaningless world is impossible. Nothing without meaning exists. However, it does not...

Lessons for Enlightenment 11&12

Lesson 11 My meaningless thoughts are showing me a meaningless world. This is the first idea we have had that is related to a major phase of the correction process; the reversal of the thinking of the world. It seems as if the world determines what you perceive....

Lessons for Enlightenment #9 and 10

Lesson 9 I see nothing as it is now. This idea obviously follows from the two preceding ones. But while you may be able to accept it intellectually, it is unlikely that it will mean anything to you as yet. However, understanding is not necessary at this point. In...

Lessons for Enlightenment #7 & 8

Lesson 7 I see only the past. This idea is particularly difficult to believe at first. Yet it is the rationale for all of the preceding ones. It is the reason why nothing that you see means anything. It is the reason why you have given everything you see all the...