I Do Not Understand Anything I See

I Do Not Understand Anything I See

i do not know what anything means
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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.


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