The source of an idea is what makes it true or false. (A Course in Miracles)
Suffering is the inevitable outcome of seeking happiness where it cannot be found

Our real power is derived from our perfect love and honesty

 

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Pay no attention to the mind's judgements about people, situations or events. We don't know what is meant to happen, or what is good or bad. By conditioning the mind not to judge or label, we perceive the totality of what is rather than dwelling emotionally on the thought-form. Any consideration of good or bad leads to either attachment (to what is labeled as good) or resistance (toward what is labeled as bad). In truth, reality is far too complex for us to know what is good or bad. External events are beyond our control anyway.

Non-attachment:
We refuse to become attached to that which is external and impermanent. We understand that love, lasting happiness, enjoyment, and liberation originate internally. So there is little reason to become attached to anything external.

Non-resistance:
We accept that whatever is happening at this moment is what is simply happening. It cannot be argued with or avoided. Non-resistance recognizes that which is external to us as that which we cannot control; nor would we want to. Everything happening in our life is part of life’s perfect curriculum for us.

We do not know what is good or bad. There are too many variables. There is enormous wisdom and happiness found in the practice of simply accepting what is and doing our best without becoming attached to any particular result. Our real power is derived from our perfect love and honesty. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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