Gratitude at the David Hoffmeister ACIM Monastery

I wish to thank Jason, and everyone at the Monastery again for welcoming me with such openness. I’m still amazed that I was granted this chance to see shining types of the teachings of a course in miracles acim, and fo initially in an extended while, I don’t feel alone.

Section of me wanted to stay longer, but beneath that desire was thinking that I would be this for the wrong reason; as an easy way to avoid my problems. The stronger feeling was, and is, that my travels will continue.

Before I left, Jason asked if I’d had any insights. What I’m about to share was not yet clear in those days; only on the drive away achieved it coalesce.

That morning, several lines from the Vance Joy song kept running through my head, “I never must have told you, never must have let you see inside. Don’t are interested troubling your mind, won’t you allow it to be?” This confused me as I possibly could not think of something that I’d said that I felt regret for.

Eventually, the phrase, “don’t are interested troubling your mind” stood out. This reminded me that the absolute most prominent fear I’d in arriving at the Monastery was that I’d somehow interfere using its residents’reassurance, simply by my presence alone. This belief that I possibly could negatively affect other people’s state of mind has been with me for several years, and has colored lots of my past experiences and relationships.

This fear left my awareness soon after I arrived. On the drive away it rose again, but I remembered David saying in one of his true videos that minds cannot attack. I cried and laughed, and now feel like the belief will be (has been?) released.

You can find other things that happened that felt important, but I can’t think of them right now.

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