a course in miracles years in prison, with my ink pen flowing daily into composition books in which I began what has become an exciting journey for me–with full faith that you, too, can begin opening your mind to look inside of it and find there is another way of looking at the world, by being one with it.
There I discovered in my assigned foot locker a worn, musty, abandoned copy of A Course in Miracles–a book I had long been searching for to no avail. A miracle!
A miracle is not a rearrangement of the figures in the dream of life, but an awakening from that dream. In other words, changing our minds on how we look at the world.
Undoing illusion in our mind
Perhaps a miracle is undoing illusive thinking about the world. Perhaps it is taking the body out of our thoughts and allowing the mind to operate at infinite heights. How you think about miracles can very well be the foundation of your existence while in this world.
My studies revealed to me the nature of the prison in which virtually all of us dwell, that of the dominance of the ego and belief in separation from the One Mind (God). I had found my work, and the direction I would take upon my release from prison.
Almost immediately upon writing my first word an urging came forward in my mind–voice, if you will, or pure thought, perhaps a revelation, telling me there was yet much more I needed to write.
I, myself, certainly felt complete, this recurrent voice was instructing me to extend what I had learned outward to others. With unmistakable clarity, deeper thoughts surfaced, telling me to “keep on writing.” Needless to say, sometimes I need to be hit on the head and alerted a few times.
But let’s consider what’s the difference between someone who has achieved resilience and overcome adversity versus someone who has not? One important difference is a sense of well-being and letting go of what it is you do not want.
People who have found their free will or voice, if you will, their inner bliss, have shared their story, and reaffirmed their values often find a sense of peace and a hopefulness that they did not have before.