This mind-watcher of a movie shows us the power of mind and our ability to use or misuse it. Jesus teaches in "A Course in Miracles" that, “I can escape from the world I see by giving up attack thoughts.”
The belief in victimhood runs deep in the sleeping mind, and whilst we believe ourselves to be at the effect of outside circumstances, we will suffer. It is only when we take full responsibility for our state of mind, and claim our power to choose God, love, peace and happiness–and forgive everything we think we know and see, that peace of mind becomes available.
Precious moves zombie-like through her days, fantasizing about being rescued by a knight in shining armor. The Spirit directs her though, in the form of thoughts of sitting in front of the class, learning to read and write and having a loving family. She has a tiny willingness to say yes and to trust the given steps, which catapults her to an alternative school with a teacher who loves her students. Precious gets in touch with the power of choice in her mind and her world is transformed.
No matter how extreme our life situation “appears” to be, we always have the power to choose again. In a defining moment of acceptance, Precious tells herself, I do not know why, but I like me just as I am.
God created us perfect, and we are perfectly suited for the role in His plan that we are to fulfill.

Movies are an excellent way to watch your mind, to pay attention to your emotions, and to help you discover your unconscious beliefs.
Go here for more info about Movie Watching as A Spiritual Practice. You will find tips, tools and links to movies to go deeper in your journey.

About the author

David Hoffmeister

Modern-day mystic, author, and a living demonstration of A Course in Miracles.


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