This is my latest post on the Study in a Course in Miracles blog. It serves as a good introduction to my next post here on Through the Peacock’s Eyes that will go further into the meaning of “the Word”, specifically into λόγος (logos, as in: “In the beginning was λόγος”), its etymology, and the philosopher Martin Heidegger’s hermeneutic and existential study of λόγος.
Many of the lessons in A Course In Miracles, as demonstrated in my last post The World We See, talk about seeing, vision, recognizing, seeking, and perceiving. Many lessons also discuss the Light, such as Lesson 44: God Is The Light In Which I See. Using visual terminology and referring to God as Light is very commonplace and, I feel, easy for those studying spirituality to grasp. However, when it comes to using audio terminology, it can be more challenging to understand or relate to its meaning.
Lesson 49: God’s Voice Speaks To Me All Through The Day.
Lesson 106: Let Me Be Still And Listen To The Truth.
Lesson 125: In quiet I receive God’s Word today.
Lesson 151: All Things Are Echoes Of The Voice For God.
Though some people may actually hear God’s voice, like Abraham in the Book of Genesis or Neale Donald Walsch…
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