Search found 80 matches

by BillyPLed
Sun Jun 16, 2013 11:39 pm
Forum: Recommended Books
Topic: A Course in Miracles
Replies: 78
Views: 17637

Re: A Course in Miracles

I haven't been here in a while, but I wanted to comment on the last few posts. I find it very interesting that tod and peleke4 both mention how difficult the first five chapters of the text are. There is a reason for that. The main version of the Course that most people read is the Foundation for In...
by BillyPLed
Fri Jul 23, 2010 11:39 pm
Forum: Byron Katie
Topic: The school for the work
Replies: 5
Views: 2408

Re: The school for the work

Thanks, Andy. I am still "around." I have been dedicating the last two years to a very intense study of the Text and Workbook of A Course in Miracles, with guidance from my Course teacher, Charles Record. I read the entire Text in two years (reading it and discussing each chapter with my teacher eve...
by BillyPLed
Mon Jul 19, 2010 6:08 am
Forum: Byron Katie
Topic: The school for the work
Replies: 5
Views: 2408

Re: The school for the work

I attended the School in October of 2006. It was one of the most amazing experiences of my life. And, that is exactly what it is -- one experience after another where you are brought face to face with your own "conditioning" (your own story) and are then invited to do The Work on whatever arises. I ...
by BillyPLed
Fri Jul 24, 2009 1:09 am
Forum: Byron Katie
Topic: "The Work" for Social Workers & Counselors?
Replies: 3
Views: 1902

Re: "The Work" for Social Workers & Counselors?

"The Work" did wonders for me. I introduced it once to a friend of mine who was having issues in his life. I tried my best to explain the idea between the first two questions (Is that true? Is that absolutely true?). He wouldn't budge. That was 100% his reality, his sacred religion. It seemed that ...
by BillyPLed
Sat Feb 14, 2009 8:28 pm
Forum: Recommended Books
Topic: A Course in Miracles
Replies: 78
Views: 17637

Re: A Course in Miracles

Here is the most recent bolg entry that i wrote for my Gaia page. It is called "Your Neighbor as Yourself." The Greatest Commandment: And one of the scribes came and heard them arguing, and recognizing that He had answered them well, asked Him, "What commandment is the foremost of all?" Jesus answer...
by BillyPLed
Tue Feb 10, 2009 3:53 am
Forum: Recommended Books
Topic: A Course in Miracles
Replies: 78
Views: 17637

Re: A Course in Miracles

What I find so fascinating about the Course is you don't have to understand it for it to work. Just read it, do the lessons and changes(or miracles) occur of which I have had a few. I respectfully disagree. What I have learned is that the three volumes of the Course represent three different but ne...
by BillyPLed
Mon Feb 09, 2009 3:05 am
Forum: Recommended Books
Topic: A Course in Miracles
Replies: 78
Views: 17637

Re: A Course in Miracles

I wanted to revisit this topic since I have been studying the Course very intensely for the past 7 or 8 months now. I am very grateful for my Course teacher. I have learned so much about the Course in the past several months and feel very strongly that it is a spiritual masterpiece. It is not for ev...
by BillyPLed
Sun Feb 08, 2009 10:12 pm
Forum: Byron Katie
Topic: The work online question
Replies: 5
Views: 2645

Re: The work online question

The Work Online is a great resource for those new to The Work. I let my membership expire and have not renewed it yet. However, I am not new to The Work, and even I enjoyed the online program and the "help" that it provided when I was using it. Basically Katie (via video/audio) walks you through the...
by BillyPLed
Fri May 16, 2008 5:18 am
Forum: Byron Katie
Topic: Self Inquiry
Replies: 18
Views: 7746

Re: Self Inquiry

I have noticed that I am sometimes automatically "turning around" thoughts when I am aware of them, so it might be starting to become a natural practice in me. For now, I will still write it out so that I can see it on paper. It does seem that writing it out on paper is very important. Like Katie s...
by BillyPLed
Fri May 16, 2008 3:00 am
Forum: Byron Katie
Topic: Self Inquiry
Replies: 18
Views: 7746

Re: Self Inquiry

Hey all, I remember first reading about Byron Katie on this forum, so I eventually decided to have a look at her work. I read "Loving What Is" and really enjoyed it, just last week I started doing The Work (self inquriy) on myself on an almost-daily basis. Tolle has been quoted as saying "Byron Kat...
by BillyPLed
Mon Apr 14, 2008 11:58 pm
Forum: General Eckhart Tolle Discussion
Topic: Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor - awakening
Replies: 18
Views: 4286

Re: Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor - awakening

Here is some correspondance between Byron Katie and Jill Bolte Taylor that was published in Katie's most recent on-line newsletter: Of course we don't all have to have a stroke to understand the beauty of things exactly as they are. The four questions and turnarounds are enough. You can end your own...
by BillyPLed
Sun Mar 30, 2008 2:11 am
Forum: Adyashanti
Topic: Looks like Adya's got a new book coming out.
Replies: 6
Views: 2258

Re: Looks like Adya's got a new book coming out.

Have any of you gotten this 6 CD set yet? I am loving it. I think I am on disk 4 right now. I am liking Adya more and more. I like the way he distinguishes between two types of awakening -- the abiding type and the non-abiding type. I can certainly see that I have experienced the non-abiding type. I...
by BillyPLed
Sun Mar 09, 2008 5:11 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: Ego is neccessary?
Replies: 10
Views: 1524

Re: Ego is neccessary?

Could you tell more about what led up to this expereince--like what were the workshop exercises you were doing and were they related to this experience? I was attending the Level II Training in Integrative Restoration (iRest) Yoga Nidra as taught by Richard Miller, PhD. This was the second 40-hour ...
by BillyPLed
Sun Mar 09, 2008 2:18 am
Forum: Questions
Topic: Ego is neccessary?
Replies: 10
Views: 1524

Re: Ego is neccessary?

At a recent training in Integrative Restoration (iRest) I had a few "experiences" that seem to relate to this topic. 1) I was in a dyad with a partner and I got a sense of myself as the ego. I "took on" the ego and described it as much like wearing a mask. I then shifted to Pure Awareness and had a ...
by BillyPLed
Mon Feb 18, 2008 5:43 am
Forum: Recommended Books
Topic: Wake Up Now - Stephan Bodian
Replies: 22
Views: 15178

Re: Wake Up Now - Stephan Bodian

I absolutely love this book. Not much time now to post about it. I will try to say more later. It is a wonderful "tour" of the awakened life. Highly recommended!