In this video I am explaining my experience after 365 Days ACIM Lessons finished. My first initial experiences doing the Lessons over a year and some important insights so far in my progress.
First experience with scattered thoughts
I have always thought I was a feeling person, and I am to some extent, but something happened the first couple of months after starting doing the course Lessons. Just after a few months of saying the mantras that you say every day and doing as the lessons explains, I was starting to experience a flood of random thoughts. Very chaotic and almost being bombarded with different scattered thoughts. At first I blamed the Course and projected that it was doing it to me. But after further learning I understood that the thought had always been there creating by default without my knowledge. The Course only opened up the possibility for me to actually be aware of them. So that was an important learning for me.
Experience after i finished 365 days of A Course In Miracles lessons
So what is my learning after this process. I am still getting triggered, that has not changed except that when I get triggered there is more space, almost like I am more distant from the upsetting feelings. Now I can choose to do something else. It is easier for me to make a different choice. Compared to before I would be triggered and the feeling of upset would be so overwhelming that it would take over my experience. So doing the course only for that has been amazing and it shows you what focusing your mind can do.
When I first started I always wanted to know how to do the Hawaiian practice of Hoʻoponopono, and I feel that there is very strong similarities with ACIM and this practice. I feel like A Course in Miracles is giving you the correct mindset for doing forgiveness, how to look at the world so that you can have forgiving eyes.
I am also talking about my experience that the Course have given me a better thought structure. Also how thought structures that makes us feel good is the way to go. It does not really matter if they are “True”. What is truth anyway other than something some authority figure have passed down to us that we now belie in and have accepted. The Course have gotten me to question certain beliefs that I have about certain things, and when you do that and change your mind about them you feel happier. An for me that makes all the difference in the world, at least my world 🙂
What is Hoʻoponopono?
Just in case you have not hered of the practice of Hoʻoponopono. It is very similar to ACIM as it is using the same functionalities and core thought structure to do forgiveness. To learn more about the practice of Hoʻoponopono with Dr Hew Len. A very interesting video interview. I believe this is a very practical example of what studying A Course In Miracles can do for people.