The Wisdom within you.

Every one of us has Wisdom with/within us.

Even before we found A Course in Miracles (or rather it found us); or consciously stepped onto a Spiritual Path (or don’t feel spiritual at all).

Even when we were going through what seemed like the worst of the worst; It was there, that still small Voice of Truth, our Inner Guide.

 

There is an eternal love that IS us that shines through and guides us when given the chance.

When we are willing or even when we’ve had quite enough of the nonsense and have no choice but to surrender it all, the reassuring, loving and helpful guidance comes through in the form of words, images, or feelings.

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Throughout my life’s journey the Guidance found its way through as a reminder especially in the times when I needed it the most.

 

One morning while I lie in bed in the back of our RV the following message came through which I included as the introduction to my book, I Am, Inc. written during a time in my life when I was attempting to be a successful coach, entrepreneur and full time mom.

The words came on my heart so clear and gentle. 

The RV was the temporary home for our family of 4 plus 2 dogs and a cat for two years while our home was rebuilt in the aftermath of Hurricane Charley.  I believe it was a nudge from Holy Spirit that reminded me that even while I and my husband were dealing with shady building contractors and attempting to make some sort of ‘normal’ life for our family after the storm there was the Call to wake up to what is real and eternal within.

Whatever you are going through right now, whatever burdens you are trying to carry, whatever thoughts of the past are taking up space in your mind; in this Holy Instant

LET IT ALL GO!

Let it be a reminder for you too.

 

Here’s the message:

Are you aware of the wisdom within you?


Do you know of the Love we share?


Are you aware of the Light within you?


Or is it hiding in the shadows of your fears?


Do you know that I AM with you – with every step and every breath?

When you look through the patterns of your life, do you see me in

every thread?


Do you know you have a mission that only you can do?

And you were created with ALL you need,
even the smallest seed,


To do what you are here to do, and love as I love you.

 

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Rev. Cathy Silva is an Accessing Inner Wisdom Counselor, Pathways of Light minister and facilitator of A Course in Miracles and related programs.  You can connect with her at revcathysilva@gmail.com or cathysilva.org

 

 

Seeing the Reality of Harmlessness-ACIM Message

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Projection makes Perception – ACIM Message

“Projection makes perception. The world you see is what you gave it, nothing more than that. But though it is no more than that, it is not less. Therefore, to you it is important. It is the witness to your state of mind, the outside picture of an inward condition. As a man thinketh, so does he perceive. Therefore, seek not to change the world, but choose to change your mind about the world. Perception is a result and not a cause. And that is why order of difficulty in miracles is meaningless. Everything looked upon with vision is healed and holy. Nothing perceived without it means anything. And where there is no meaning, there is chaos.

“Damnation is your judgment on yourself, and this you will project upon the world. See it as damned, and all you see is what you did to hurt the Son of God. If you behold disaster and catastrophe, you tried to crucify him. If you see holiness and hope, you joined the Will of God to set him free. There is no choice that lies between these two decisions. And you will see the witness to the choice you made, and learn from this to recognize which one you chose. The world you see but shows you how much joy you have allowed yourself to see in you, and to accept as yours. And, if this is its meaning, then the power to give it joy must lie within you.” (T-21.In.1-2)

The Course says repeatedly that the body and the world we see are illusions. Illusions have no power of their own. Illusions are not real, so what illusions seem to do have no real effect.

Because this is true, forgiveness is justified. If there is no real effect, then there is really nothing to forgive. As we can learn to accept this, we free ourselves from the ego thought system of separation, fear and guilt. We are able to see the reality of harmlessness, innocence and the eternal, changeless Love we are in God.

Because we are so identified with the body as our identity, we need help to recognize that it is an illusion along with the world. By the grace of God, we have the Help we need to recognize illusions for what they are. With the Holy Spirit’s help, we can learn to see past the images of the world to see the face of Christ in everyone, everywhere. We can learn to look beyond appearances and let ourselves be shown that only Love is real. This is our practice for today.

© 2016, Pathways of Light. http://www.pathwaysoflight.org. You may freely share copies of this with your friends, provided this notice is included.

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It’s such a joy for me to share a message of Unconditional Love with my brothers and sisters around the world!

As a professional coach since 2001 and a Certified Discover Your Sacred Gifts Guide I have worked with people from various walks of life to align with their True Self and innate abilities and achieve their goals for more meaningful work, better relationships, and career success. I especially enjoy working with people who find themselves at a crossroads and looking for a new direction.

I facilitate Accessing Inner Wisdom Counseling and ACIM Pathways of Light Courses to help you awaken spiritually.

My emphasis is always in meeting you where you are to help you find the way that works best for you in hearing your own Inner Wisdom; to find the answers that are right for you.

I am committed to creating a safe, open and comfortable space for you to explore and share.  If you are feeling drawn to work with me I’d love to connect!    Simply send an email to revcathysilva@gmail.com to schedule a time that will work our schedules.

Love, Cathy

 

Wishing for a Joyfully Simple Christmas this year

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I’m finding myself really resisting the ‘hustle and bustle’ that ordinarily comes with the Christmas season.

This can be a stressful time, especially when there are challenges in relationships with family members and others.

The expectations and judgements just seem to be magnified when we let ourselves get caught up in what seems to be important. Those judgements are what make us feel separate from one another.

It all can feel so complicated.

I am feeling drawn to the simple things lately and in the coming year. But I am realizing that the holiday season is the perfect opportunity to come back to love, which is in Reality the simplest thing of all. That is when we are willing to let go of all we thought to be important and true about others, about events, seasons, circumstances…everything. So for today, in this moment at least, I choose to see beyond the vail of perception and illusion with the eyes of love.

I hope you find ways to enjoy a Joyfully, Simple and Peaceful Christmas

Love,

Cathy