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There is no peace except the peace of God.

Seek you no further. You will not find peace except the peace of God. Accept this fact, and save yourself the agony of yet more bitter disappointments, bleak despair, and sense of icy hopelessness and doubt. Seek you no further. There is nothing else for you to find except the peace of God, unless you seek for misery and pain.

This is the final point to which each one must come at last, to lay aside all hope of finding happiness where there is none; of being saved by what can only hurt; of making peace of chaos, joy of pain, and Heaven out of hell. Attempt no more to win through losing, nor to die to live. You cannot but be asking for defeat.

Yet you can ask as easily for love, for happiness, and for eternal life in peace that has no ending. Ask for this, and you can only win. To ask for what you have already must succeed. To ask that what is false be true can only fail. Forgive yourself for vain imaginings, and seek no longer what you cannot find. For what could be more foolish than to seek and seek and seek again for hell, when you have but to look with open eyes to find that Heaven lies before you, through a door that opens easily to welcome you?

Come home. You have not found your happiness in foreign places and in alien forms that have no meaning to you, though you sought to make them meaningful. This world is not where you belong. You are a stranger here. But it is given you to find the means whereby the world no longer seems to be a prison house or jail for anyone.

Freedom is given you where you beheld but chains and iron doors. But you must change your mind about the purpose of the world, if you would find escape. You will be bound till all the world is seen by you as blessed, and everyone made free of your mistakes and honored as he is. You made him not; no more yourself. And as you free the one, the other is accepted as he is.

What does forgiveness do? In truth it has no function, and does nothing. For it is unknown in Heaven. It is only hell where it is needed, and where it must serve a mighty function. Is not the escape of God's beloved Son from evil dreams that he imagines, yet believes are true, a worthy purpose? Who could hope for more, while there appears to be a choice to make between success and failure; love and fear?

There is no peace except the peace of God, because He has one Son who cannot make a world in opposition to God's Will and to his own, which is the same as His. What could he hope to find in such a world? It cannot have reality, because it never was created. Is it here that he would seek for peace? Or must he see that, as he looks on it, the world can but deceive? Yet can he learn to look on it another way, and find the peace of God.

Peace is the bridge that everyone will cross, to leave this world behind. But peace begins within the world perceived as different, and leading from this fresh perception to the gate of Heaven and the way beyond. Peace is the answer to conflicting goals, to senseless journeys, frantic, vain pursuits, and meaningless endeavors. Now the way is easy, sloping gently toward the bridge where freedom lies within the peace of God.

Let us not lose our way again today. We go to Heaven, and the path is straight. Only if we attempt to wander can there be delay, and needless wasted time on thorny byways. God alone is sure, and He will guide our footsteps. He will not desert His Son in need, nor let him stray forever from his home. The Father calls; the Son will hear. And that is all there is to what appears to be a world apart from God, where bodies have reality.

Now is there silence. Seek no further. You have come to where the road is carpeted with leaves of false desires, fallen from the trees of hopelessness you sought before. Now are they underfoot. And you look up and on toward Heaven, with the body's eyes but serving for an instant longer now. Peace is already recognized at last, and you can feel its soft embrace surround your heart and mind with comfort and with love.

Today we seek no idols. Peace can not be found in them. The peace of God is ours, and only this will we accept and want. Peace be to us today. For we have found a simple, happy way to leave the world of ambiguity, and to replace our shifting goals and solitary dreams with single purpose and companionship. For peace is union, if it be of God. We seek no further. We are close to home, and draw still nearer every time we say:

There is no peace except the peace of God,And I am glad and thankful it is so.

https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/A_Course_in_Miracles/Workbook_for_Students/There_is_no_peace_except_the_peace_of_God

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I have definitely uploaded videos to d.Tube probably about 5 or 6. They disappeared?

https://d.tube/#!/c/michaelten

Am I missing something? Please help. Thank you.

I definitely have some uploaded:

https://d.tube/#!/v/michaelten/ng1751ya

https://d.tube/#!/v/michaelten/325pod8m

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What book is this from?

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Selfhood: A Key to the Recovery of Emotional Wellbeing, Mental Health and the Prevention of Mental Health Problem?

Only consensual psychiatry should be legal. Is that really such a radical idea? We should use persuasion, reason, and kindness to motivate people to want to live on Earth, not psychiatric coercion, force, and confinement.

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What miracles does Holy Spirit want you to perform?

I feel called by HS to help eliminate poverty and deaths from aging.

What about you?

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You are confusing physical miracles with ACIM miracles. Miracles is shift in perception were you see whats really true. Miracle is to choose HS instead ego. Reducing poverty is noble but has nothing to do with ACIM or HS.

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Original Poster1 point · 10 hours ago

How is eliminating poverty out of accord with god's will for perfect happiness? Lesson 101?

It's not hs or acim goal. Anything you do in this world can serve only two purposes - ego or hs. If you help poor because you think it's real world out there then you empower ego. If you help poor out of love and because you see them not as bodies but their reality as a spirit, then you do it with HS. I guess ;-)

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Original Poster1 point · 9 hours ago

I try to see Earth through spiritual vision.

Thank you spirit sibling.

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Is schizophrenia a fake disease?

If schizophrenia is not an authentic objective medical disorder then how is it not accurate to call schizophrenia a fake disease?

Homosexuality in the past was an official mental illness. How was that not a fake disease?

Cancer is a real disease. Mental illnesses are metaphorical diseases. Cancer is not a fake disease. Mental illnesses are not real objective illnesses of the body. If mental illnesses are discovered to be real medical diseases instead of fake/metaphorical ones, then they will rightly be classified as neurological disorders. Examine the history of neurosyphilis.

Read the book Schizophrenia by psychiatrist Thomas Szasz.

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Interesting! It’s undeniable that the symptoms of schizophrenia are real (meaning the individual is actually suffering and isn’t faking it for attention).., and we know some of the things that cause paranoia and such... many times these cases are wrongly labeled schizophrenia, perhaps for lack of an understand of the cause. Psychosis is another gray area. What causes those groups of symptoms other than drug use, trauma and lack of sleep/nutrition?

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Original Poster3 points · 2 days ago

Psychiatric and psychological professionals frequently ignore or minimize the impact of trauma and drugs manifesting and motivating the words and behaviors displayed by those incorrectly diagnosed.

Very fascinating I hate these drugs,you should post this on the schizophrenia reddit too.

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Original Poster3 points · 2 days ago

I get the impression that /r/schizophrenia embraces pseudo medical models of schizophrenia and psychiatric propaganda. Am i wrong?

It’s still good for them to know what the meds are doing.

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Original Poster1 point · 2 days ago

Good point. I'll post the link there.

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