This simple book visited my attention in 2005 there are passed through my hands repeatedly since. I had no interest to explore its contents for I had ceased to trust in miracles. In 2005, I was cursing God for abandoning me. I was using all my energy to stave off the hell I descended into 15 years earlier by marrying a man as un-Godly as anyone could be.
In 2007, while taking some books as donations for a book fair, my hand once again fell into on “A Course in Miracles”. By this time, a course in miracles free audiobook I had secured a divorce from my better half but was still dealing with the fallout. As i appreciated the book, I became very polite and calm. What was it about this book that invoked feelings I hadn’t experienced in a long time? My hand clung to the book declining to put it down. Realizing that this was a symptom i always had better take a better look, I made a cup of tea and sat in my favorite reading chair. With great curiosity, I focused on the blue hardcover and read “A Course in Miracles, a foundation for inner peace. inches Wow. That was a pretty bold statement but okay, I decided to bite. Taking a deep air, I pondered raising question: What is the walls for inner peace? This book instantly opened an old injure and it had better have the answer to healing.
“A Course in Miracles” is actually that, a program. Written in three parts, this book is not to be taken lightly and cannot be read in a week or even a month. There is text, a workbook for students and a manual for teachers. I had the sudden urge to fling the book across the room because I was deeply and profoundly afraid. I instinctively understood that once I began looking over this book, I would definitely have to change and was I ready for the journey ahead?
The best movie is “The Matrix”. The main character Neo is searching for the answer to the matrix. He understands the matrix exists but he doesn’t know what it is. The man with the answer, Morpheus, contacts Neo and offers the opportunity for truth by providing Neo an option between taking a blue pill or a red pill. Take the blue pill and remain ignorant or take the red pill and find the answer to the matrix. Before he reaches for his pill of choice, Morpheus cautions Neo that will he choose the red pill, he can never go back to living he had been living.
“A Course in Miracles” is the red pill. Do i read it and change everything I know about the world and myself or do i take the blue pill and make “A Course in Miracles” book fair fodder?
As i choke down the red pill, I flip to Lesson 1 of 365 in the workbook for students and promptly read, “Nothing I see in this room means anything”. Wow dear. Is it too late to take the blue pill?