The Fifty Miracle Principles of A Course in Miracles
by Kenneth Wapnick

Principle 36

Miracles are examples of right thinking, aligning your perceptions with truth as God created it.

A little later on, the Course uses the word "right- mindedness" (text, p. 21; T-2.V.3:1), i.e., thinking along with the Holy Spirit rather than the ego. The miracle does not directly express the truth of God, but it is aligned with it or reflects it. The truth of God is that we are all one. In this world, we experience the oneness by transcending all the ego barriers of separation: thoughts of anger, hurt, victimization, etc. While true perception is not the truth, it is nonetheless not in conflict with it. This is the same as the idea we discussed earlier about the "reflection of holiness," or the "heralds of eternity." These reflections are the goal of the Course, for they are the inevitable effect when we undo all the barriers to truth.

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