Thoughts with Gayle: Lesson 6

Hi everyone, Does this lesson make any sense to you? When I think about it…I am upset because I see something that is not there…at first glance and second glance and third and one thousandth, it makes no sense to me whatsoever. What does Jesus mean?  I am upset because I see something that is […] Read More

Thoughts with Mari: Lesson 5

All forms of upset are the same, no matter how different they seem. All the forms are equally distressing, even the slightest irritations or frustrations. At this very moment, a strong wind is upsetting me, and so I place my worry on the altar of God’s love, along with all the other upsets which have […] Read More

Thoughts with Deb: Lesson 5

Lesson 5 – I am never upset for the reason I think. We’re learning to counteract what we are feeling with today’s idea. We think we know for a fact why we are upset (angry, sad, jealous, afraid, etc.) when in truth we do not. We practice as written. There is no need to analyze it […] Read More

Thoughts with Mari: Lesson 4

The idea that thoughts are meaningless can seem quite daunting-one of those ideas which I might actively resist. This was certainly true when I first did the Workbook. I found myself asking, “How can you say that thoughts are meaningless? What about loving ones? What about reverent ones? What about joyful ones?” It really wasn’t […] Read More

Thoughts with Gayle: Lesson 4

Good morning, I think I will focus on my high-alert anxiety today.  I call it that because there are very few moments throughout the day that I don’t feel this palpable and relentless “stress”, anxiety, fear around what I have to do.  Bill and I own our own business, have now for 25 years, and […] Read More

Thoughts with Deb: Lesson 4

LESSON 4. These thoughts do not mean anything. They are like the things I see in this room [on this street, from this window, in this place]. All thoughts? Yes, all thoughts. They are neither “good” nor “bad”, they are used in this practice to begin the process of teaching you what is meaningful and […] Read More