Don't think you're the only one wondering how to do something you hate doing. We're all in this together. No matter how ideal your life has become, there are things you have to do that you simply don't want to do! So many of us turn into massive flakes at this point. We often disappoint others in the process but let's not forget what happens every single time we avoid doing something w...
Course in Miracles Lesson 3
I do not understand anything I see ( in this room, out the window, etc .). Again, we simply take a moment or two to look around and say, “I do not understand this pillow. I do not understand this cat. I do not understand this hand.”
Well, I did that. And it helped to heed the advice in the book. The advice? You don’t have to believe it. Just do it.
So I did the friggin’ exercise without needing to believe it and wouldn’t you know what happened? It worked. Worked….I felt that same thing from the very first exercise.
I totally relaxed. It’s like we are meaning-making machines, constantly churning on how to respond and whatever. With this stuff, your mind gets to take a giant break. Nothing means anything anyway. And when we give meaning to things, it’s entirely subjective.
The matter of giving the right meaning becomes less of a burden with this course. I don’t get the sense of not caring what things mean. That would be giving stuff an entirely different meaning.
I’m learning that not knowing is a welcome relief.