My thoughts* on ACIM Urtext Lesson 166, for June 14, 2024. I am entrusted with the gifts of God.

Debra (Debi) Yvonne Simmons
9 min readJun 14, 2024

I am entrusted with the gifts of God.

1. All things are given you.

²God’s trust in you is limitless.

* Imagine that! It took me 30 years in the LDS/Mormon Church to gain the confidence to trust the Spirit within me because I had chosen a family of origin who would tell me I had no redeeming qualities except to look after them. I am not promoting that Church but I will say that there was an attitude that the average person could do things that anyone could, including public speaking and HEAR the Holy Spirit.

³He knows His Son.

⁴He gives without exception, holding nothing back that can contribute to your happiness.

* I can vouch for both of these things and I am very grateful!

⁵And yet, unless your will is one with His, His gifts are not received.

* I have witnessed this. The need to hold a grudge is what I have seen to be a prominent block of Father’s blessings.

⁶But what would make you think there is another will than His?

2. Here is the paradox that underlies the making of the world.

²This world is not the Will of God, and so it is not real.

* “The world” in the language of Jesus of Nazareth always means that which does not acknowledge God. This is not about form. It is…

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Debra (Debi) Yvonne Simmons

Atonement, His (Christ’s) Story, Three Temptations: Addiction, Power-Hunger, and Depression, “Seeing” Truth in the “Unseen”, Living Above the Chaos C U there :)