Essays

  • El perdón – Forgiveness October 30, 2017 Share El perdón: proceso sanador, herramienta terapéutica Forgiveness: A Healing Process and a Therapeutic Tool Este artículo fue escrito por Héctor Gil García, profesor de reprogramación integrativa, naturópata, terapeuta transpersonal, y autor de Te perdono, me perdono (Editorial Mandala). https://escuela-integrativa.com/ http://hectorgil.es/ This article was written by ...
  • The Mistake of Equating Sex and Love October 25, 2017 ShareWe said before that all real pleasure comes from doing God’s will. Whenever it is not done, an experience of lack results. This is because not doing the will of God is a lack of self. —A Course in Miracles: Complete ...
  • Why Do We Torture Each Other? October 19, 2017 ShareThe Inquisition, which began in the 1100s in Europe, was made up of organizations within the Catholic Church. The Inquisition had as its aim the repression and elimination of beliefs and religions that did not agree with Catholic beliefs and ...
  • Dancing With The Dead: The Fall Of Civilization And The Return Of Life May 21, 2017 ShareWhat have we done with the world? With our civilization, we have sought to make the permanent out of the impermanent, the eternal out of the temporary. We have eternity in our hearts, but we don’t understand that this world ...
  • Not My Beast February 5, 2017 ShareMany people turn against politicians, point their fingers at them, and blame them for all of their problems. However, this world was made to be opposite to heaven and to oppose God’s will, and as long as the world is ...
  • Finding Our True Identity February 1, 2017 ShareThe book A Course in Miracles says that we were created with all of the attributes of God: holiness, truth, peace, creativity, and so on. However, at some point we believed that we had contradicted God’s will and had sinned. ...
  • The Two Selves January 3, 2017 Share“Know yourself.” These words are ancient advice, but are they realistic? Can we really know ourselves? This essay explores these questions through the ideas of the book A Course in Miracles (which I will refer to as the Course). According to ...
  • 电磁能,群体死亡,以及圣经预言 July 8, 2016 SharePDF Version: Electromagnetic_Energy–English_Spanish_Chinese.pdf English Chinese (简体中文) Electromagnetic Energy, Mass Die-Offs, and Bible Prophecy 电磁能,群体死亡,以及圣经预言 An essay written in English by Alan Steinle ©2016. 此篇论文出自作者Alan Steinle ©2016。 Translated from English to Chinese by Yang Lingzi and Zhang Liyan. 中文翻译作者是 Yang Lingzi 和 Zhang Liyan。 This essay may be distributed freely ...
  • Electromagnetic Energy, Mass Die-Offs, and Bible Prophecy June 10, 2016 SharePDF Version: Electromagnetic_Energy_Mass_Die_Offs_and_Bible_Prophecy.pdf An essay by Alan Steinle ©2016. This essay may be distributed freely without the permission of the author. Scripture quotations taken from the New American Standard Bible® (NASB), Copyright © 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman ...
  • The Origin of Evil May 31, 2016 ShareThe Voice of the Holy Spirit does not command, because It is incapable of arrogance. It does not demand, because It does not seek control. It does not overcome, because It does not attack. It merely reminds. –A Course in ...
  • The Special Relationship and the Holy Relationship May 28, 2016 ShareThe special relationships of the world are destructive, selfish, and childishly egocentric. Yet, if given to the Holy Spirit, these relationships can become the holiest things on earth—the miracles that point the way to the return to Heaven. —Preface to A ...
  • The Problem and the Solution: How to Help Save the World May 21, 2016 ShareWhen we look at the world around us, there seem to be many and diverse problems and disorders. However, there is only one problem, and only one solution. Although the problem can seem to have diverse results, the problem is ...
  • The Goal of Specialness March 8, 2016 Share Share
  • Teaching Indifference and Love March 3, 2016 ShareIn A Course in Miracles, Jesus explains the importance of the crucifixion: I elected, for your sake and mine, to demonstrate that the most outrageous assault, as judged by the ego, does not matter. As the world judges these things, but ...
  • The UniMind – La Unimente February 9, 2016 Share The UniMind and the Imminent Awakening of Creation La Unimente y el Despertar Inminente de la Creación Are you ready for the shining world transparent Estás listo para el brillante mundo transparente When the contents of your heart will be apparent Cuando el contenido de ...
  • Turn the Train Around July 16, 2015 ShareJ. J. Cale is associated with a song called “Train to Nowhere.” Here is part of the song: There is a train that goes to nowhere Need no ticket for you to ride Put you in a car they call the sleeper It’s nice ...
  • Special Love or Real Love May 10, 2015 ShareThe ideas in this essay are abstract, but the truth is abstract because it applies to everyone. Statements about specific details are not important. What is important is finding the truth that can solve all of our problems at the ...
  • Reality and Forgiveness April 28, 2015 ShareIf we consider bodies and physical things to be real, then all of our forgiveness is useless because all physical things will dissolve and all of our hopes and dreams and plans will come to nothing. On the other hand, if ...
  • Can We Find Happiness? March 3, 2015 ShareIs there anything more important in life than happiness? You might say that truth or compassion is more important than happiness, but if truth or compassion does not make anyone happy, then what good is it? If I act with ...
  • The Emerging World of Oneness February 21, 2015 Share Contents The Desire for Oneness | The Richness of Nature | Some Important Terms | A World Based on Attack | Levels of Organization and Emergence | The New Paradigm of Love | The Importance of the Resurrection | Electromagnetic Energy ...
  • The Purification of the Earth: From Fear to Love January 21, 2015 ShareAmong native cultures, there are prophecies of the Great Purification of the earth. Among the world’s religions, there are other prophecies of the end of the age or the end of the world. What do these prophecies mean? In my ...
  • A Myth of Eternity and the World January 17, 2015 ShareImagine this: There is a small point of light. You are that light. The light that is you begins to expand and grow brighter and brighter. You are light, love, joy, and knowledge. These attributes are you and you are ...
  • The UniMind and the Imminent Awakening of Creation November 12, 2014 ShareAre you ready for the shining world transparent When the contents of your heart will be apparent For the mind’s eye will see what is unblocked And the secrets of the world will be unlocked —From “The World Transparent,” by Alan Steinle When they [your ...
  • The Rebirth of the Collective Consciousness September 20, 2014 ShareThis essay discusses the transition from a nightmare world to a world of Heaven on earth, a world in which the collective consciousness has been born again. Now is the time of prophecy fulfilled. Now are all ancient promises upheld and ...
  • “Non-judgment Day Is Near” September 2, 2014 ShareThe following story is from the Bible. It is about some religious leaders who caught a woman engaged in adultery. At that time, their society had a law that such people should be killed by having stones thrown at them. The ...
  • Two Types of Democracy September 2, 2014 ShareIn this essay I want to describe two types of democracy: the democracy of the U.S. government, and the democracy of traditional Native American cultures. The democracy of the U.S. government is supposed to be by the people, of the people, ...
  • Freedom, Fear, and a Dog Named Happy September 2, 2014 ShareWhen I was a child, my family had a pet dog named Happy. This dog mostly stayed in the backyard. Like most other dogs, she would bark at strangers and cats that she could see walking around outside the yard. ...
  • The Only Thing We Need To Learn September 2, 2014 ShareThe only thing we really need to learn is what we are. What we are cannot really be described in words but, to put it simply, we are unlimited spirits of love. All our fear comes from believing we are ...
  • Heaven and Hell September 2, 2014 ShareWhat is heaven? What is hell? In this essay, I will attempt to answer these questions. First, I will start with the assumption that everyone wants to be happy–everyone wants joy. However, we don’t always know the best way to ...
  • Lucky or Blessed? September 2, 2014 ShareRecently, I had a conversation with a Chinese friend of mine. She said that she sees some things as being lucky and some things as being unlucky. Specifically, there are some things about her name that she doesn’t like. In China, ...
  • What Do We Want? September 2, 2014 Share“I want the peace of God.” To say these words is nothing. But to mean these words is everything. If you could but mean them for just an instant, there would be no further sorrow possible for you in any ...
  • The Fear of Love September 2, 2014 ShareRecently, I was discussing with someone whether we will have bodies after we die. His opinion was that we will have bodies. He thought our bodies would keep us from “freaking out” or from becoming extremely uncomfortable. He thought that ...
  • “You never ever loved me” September 2, 2014 Share“The end of dreaming is the end of fear, and love was never in the world of dreams.” –A Course in Miracles “Love was never in the world of dreams.” We are currently in a world of fearful dreams. Therefore, ...
  • From Zero to Infinity in an Instant September 1, 2014 ShareWe worship an idol (though we know it not) because we want to have more of something. And in order for one person to have more of something, another must have less by comparison. If the universe is finite, and ...
  • You Can Reflect Heaven Here September 1, 2014 ShareIn this world you can become a spotless mirror, in which the Holiness of your Creator shines forth from you to all around you. You can reflect Heaven here. —A Course in Miracles What do we really want? Do we want ...
  • Are You Special? September 1, 2014 ShareDeep inside we believe that we have contradicted the will of God, that we have committed an unforgiveable sin. Therefore, we are crazy with the fear that we have somehow lost the acceptance and love of God. We go to ...
  • Forgiveness September 1, 2014 ShareThe following essay summarizes some of the ideas in the “Song of Prayer,” which can be found in the book A Course in Miracles. You can only forgive yourself, for it is only your “sins” that you see in another. It seems ...
  • Heaven and the Dream of Separation September 1, 2014 ShareThe following statements summarize some of the main ideas of the book, A Course in Miracles. Anything that is not eternal is an illusion. Time is an illusion. The body is an illusion. Guilt is an illusion. Sin is an illusion. Sickness ...
  • The Turning Point September 1, 2014 ShareThis passage from A Course in Miracles summarizes how individuals, societies, and planets fundamentally change: The acceptance of the Atonement by everyone is only a matter of time. This may appear to contradict free will because of the inevitability of the final decision, ...
  • Another Way September 1, 2014 ShareThere are two emotions: fear and love. If we hold on to guilt, sin, and fear, we will transfer this fear to others and receive fear from them. What we give is what we receive. What we cherish is what ...
  • Love and the Call for Love September 1, 2014 ShareThere are two types of expressions: (1) love and (2) the call for love. Every loving thought is eternal. It is never lost and it benefits everyone. Every call for love is a call for help, a call for healing. ...
  • Minesweeper September 1, 2014 ShareThese words are from the song “Fortress Around Your Heart” by Sting: As I returned across the lands I’d known I recognized the fields where I’d once played I had to stop in my tracks for fear Of walking on the ...
  • The Return to Heaven September 1, 2014 ShareLet’s do a thought experiment. Think about one person who makes you feel uncomfortable. Maybe this person has done things to you that you perceive as hurtful. Or maybe this person has done things to hurt your friends or associates. ...
  • Yes or No? September 1, 2014 ShareAll things work together for good. There are no exceptions except in the ego’s judgment. –A Course in Miracles “All things work together for good.” If this is true, then there are some other things that follow from this statement: All things ...
  • Seek But Do Not Find September 1, 2014 ShareA Course in Miracles (ACIM) says that the command of this world is “seek but do not find.” Why don’t we find what we want or need in this world? The following ideas may sound strange to you, but they might ...
  • Communication September 1, 2014 ShareGod and God’s creation are in a state of unbroken communication and knowledge. However, we, as God’s creation, can be unaware of this natural state of communication with God. God is love, and we, as the extension of God, are ...
  • Heaven Is the Goal September 1, 2014 ShareHeaven is the goal. Heaven is the awareness of creation’s oneness with itself and with the Creator. In this world, we see separate bodies. In these bodies, we are attracted to the guilt of the “special relationship.” The special relationship is ...
  • The Biggest Mistake September 1, 2014 ShareOur sense of inadequacy, weakness and incompletion comes from the strong investment in the “scarcity principle” that governs the whole world of illusions. From that point of view, we seek in others what we feel is wanting in ourselves. We ...
  • Global Warming September 1, 2014 Share“Because lawlessness is increased, most people’s love will grow cold.” —Matthew 24:12, NASB In this quote, Jesus is referring to the conditions at the end of the current age of the earth. From the quote, you can see that this essay ...
  • Declining Dualism September 1, 2014 ShareTo decline means “to refuse, especially in a formally polite way” (Webster’s New World Dictionary). Dualism is a little more difficult to define. By dualism, I basically mean the existence of conflicts. These conflicts start in the mind and can ...
  • Earth’s Final Exam September 1, 2014 Share “Because you have kept the word of My perseverance, I also will keep you from the hour of testing, that hour which is about to come upon the whole world, to test those who dwell on the earth.” ...
  • Is Survival the Only Virtue? September 1, 2014 ShareWhoever is steadfast in righteousness will live, but he who pursues evil will die. ─Proverbs 11:19, ESV In my vain life I have seen everything. There is a righteous man who perishes in his righteousness, and there is a wicked man ...
  • The Joy of Surfing and the Danger of Flatlining September 1, 2014 ShareIn physical life, there are many cycles or waves of activity. Some common macroscopic cycles include the following: life, breathing, sleep, eating, sex, exercise, and relationships. These cycles have a natural rhythm to them. Below, I have labeled some features ...
  • The Spirit Gives Life September 1, 2014 ShareJust as a reservoir is of little use when the whole country is flooded, scriptures are of little use to the illumined man or woman, who sees the Lord everywhere. ─The Bhagavad Gita 2:46, translated by Eknath Easwaran For the earth ...
  • Selfishness: Cause, Consequence, and Cure September 1, 2014 ShareIn the world there are natural consequences of our actions. In truth, we receive what we give. When we forgive “others” we forgive ourselves. When we condemn “others” we condemn ourselves. I put “others” in quotation marks because the idea ...
  • Love, and Do What You Like September 1, 2014 Share. . . charity is the root and substance of morality, and where there is little charity there will be much avoidable evil. All this has been summed up in Augustine’s formula: “Love, and do what you like.” —Aldous Huxley, ...
  • Righteousness September 1, 2014 ShareThere is a restaurant called Outback Steak House. This restaurant has an advertising slogan that says, “No rules, just right.” I find this to be an attractive slogan, and this essay will explain why. While I am not exactly sure ...
  • The Courage to Be Nothing September 1, 2014 ShareWho are you? Are you a human? Are you someone with particular parents, appearance, education, and occupation? What is your greatest fear? Are you afraid to fail? Are you afraid to disappoint other people and to be rejected by them? Are ...
  • Love and Light September 1, 2014 ShareWhat is the source of your life? What sustains you? What keeps you alive? Will you live forever? Do you want to live forever? Can you endure eternal life with yourself? Can you endure eternal life by yourself? In order to ...
  • How to Dampen the Cycle of Negativity September 1, 2014 ShareTo dampen the cycle of negativity and ill-will in the world, it helps to practice some basic and interconnected principles. 1. Forgive everyone. Forgive yourself for not being who you intended to be. Forgive yourself for falling short of your ideals. ...
  • What Does God Want? September 1, 2014 ShareWhat does God want? God wants people to know him and to do what is delightful: Thus says the LORD, “Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the mighty man boast of his might, let not ...
  • What Happens When We Die? September 1, 2014 ShareWhat happens when we die? This question, when asked, might reveal something about the one who asks it. First, the question seems to suppose that the same thing happens to everyone who dies, as if everyone will have the same ...
  • What Are the Disadvantages of Money Economies? September 1, 2014 ShareI have no objection to profit. I’ve started and run several successful businesses. But I’ve come to understand that the profit motive flourishes in younger cultures—the cultures in which people see themselves as separate from each other and from the ...
  • Can We Understand the Universe? September 1, 2014 ShareRecently, I listened to a series of recorded lectures by Steven L. Goldman titled, Science in the Twentieth Century: A Social-Intellectual Survey. In these lectures Goldman, who has degrees in both physics and philosophy, makes some interesting observations about the ...