Gratitude at the David Hoffmeister ACIM MonasteryOn May 11, 2022 by Shazaib Khatri75
I do want 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, and for initially in a long while, I don’t feel alone.
Section of me wanted to keep longer, but beneath that desire was the idea that I could be this for the wrong reason; as a way in order to avoid my problems. The stronger feeling was, and is, that my travels will continue.
Before I left, Jason asked if I had had any insights. What I’m about to share wasn’t yet clear in those days; only on the drive away achieved it coalesce.
That morning, several lines from a Vance Joy song kept running through my head, “I never needs to have told you, never needs to have let you see inside. a course in miracles Don’t are interested troubling your mind, won’t you allow it be?” This confused me as I possibly could not consider anything that I had stated that I felt regret for.
Eventually, the phrase, “don’t are interested troubling your mind” stood out. This reminded me that the most prominent fear I had in arriving at the Monastery was that I would somehow interfere using its residents’satisfaction, 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 a lot 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 is own videos that minds cannot attack. I cried and laughed, and now feel as if the belief is being (has been?) released.
There are other things that happened that felt important, but I can’t consider them right now.