A Course in Miracles with Charles Whitfield

source: New Thinking Allowed    2016年3月27日
Charles Whitfield, MD, is a board certified internist who transitioned into psychiatry. He is author of Choosing God: A Bird’s Eye View of A Course in Miracles. He is also author of the best-selling book, Healing the Child Within. His numerous other books include Teachers of God: Further Reflections on a Course in Miracles, The Truth About Depression, The Truth About Mental Illness, Not Crazy: You May Not Be Mentally Ill, and – co-authored with his wife, Barbara Harris Whitfield, The Power of Humility.
Here he describes his own journey from an atheist to a Course in Miracles teacher. He points out the power of acknowledging that there is more in the universe than we can know. He summarizes the essence of the Course as making the choice, moment by moment, to allow the holy spirit of god into one’s life. He also discusses the significance of A Course in Miracles as a tool for overcoming the effects of trauma and addiction. In addition, he maintains that the Course is an excellent text in ego psychology.

New Thinking Allowed host, Jeffrey Mishlove, PhD, is author of The Roots of Consciousness, Psi Development Systems, and The PK Man. Between 1986 and 2002 he hosted and co-produced the original Thinking Allowed public television series. He is the recipient of the only doctoral diploma in "parapsychology" ever awarded by an accredited university (University of California, Berkeley, 1980). He serves as dean of transformational psychology at the University of Philosophical Research. He teaches parapsychology for ministers in training with the Centers for Spiritual Living through the Holmes Institute. He has served as vice-president of the Association for Humanistic Psychology, and is the recipient of its Pathfinder Award for outstanding contributions to the field of human consciousness. He is also past-president of the non-profit Intuition Network, an organization dedicated to creating a world in which all people are encouraged to cultivate and apply their inner, intuitive abilities.
(Recorded on March 1, 2016)

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