Ask: What does ACIM say about manifesting?


“Can you give me any insight on Manifestation which is the big thing now?  Jesus is always the example of the great Manifester, but what does ACIM say about manifestation, and does the Enlightenment that ACIM allows to a lucky few come with Manifestation possibilities?” – DH
                             
            This quote best sums up what A Course in Miracles says about manifestating:

You see what you expect, and you expect what you invite. Your perception is the result of your invitation, coming to you as you sent for it. Whose manifestations would you see? Of whose presence would you be convinced? For you will believe in what you manifest, and as you look out so will you see in. Two ways of looking at the world are in your mind, and your perception will reflect the guidance you have chosen. (T-12.VII.5)
           
            Your choice of peace or conflict is made manifest to you immediately through your choice of thought system. Choose the personal thought system (ego) and you will believe in the world of lack and limitation and manifest conflict in your mind. Choose the Holy Spirit and It will teach you how to overlook the world and look on Truth instead. This will manifest peace in your mind.
            The Enlightened Mind is in every mind. The Course calls this Mind within you “Christ”. The story of Jesus is the story of one who manifested an awareness of Truth (God), or Christ Consciousness. Christ Consciousness is available to everyone right now, not just to “a lucky few”.  All you need to be aware of It is willingness to be aware of It. And your willingness manifests as you working through your obstacles (guilt, fear, unworthiness, etc.) to being aware of It.
            When you are aware of the Truth within you It manifests in your experience as inner peace. You do not have to wait for complete Christ Consciousness to manifest peace. You will manifest peace along the way anytime you allow Truth into your awareness. For a long while peace will come and go for you as you grow your awareness of Truth. Then peace will come to stay even while you are still aware of the personal thought system and its world. Finally, when you have released the personal thought system altogether, you will manifest only peace. And then the personal thought system and its world will fall away from your mind completely.

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Comments

Lita said…
Another timely, nugget of wisdom. Thank you ...
ACIM Mentor said…
Sue, in this case it was a literal statement. What you described I mentioned in the lines before the last line. You are at peace but still aware of the world.
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