Philippe is a wealthy tetraplegic, in need of a caregiver. Driss comes to a job interview, hoping for nothing more than a signature on a paper to maintain his unemployment benefit. It is a divinely inspired set-up for a transformational relationship assignment. Holy Spirit is no respecter of persons and Driss reflects this by being irreverent and even joking about Philippe’s physical condition. Philippe recognizes true empathy immediately. The roles of caretaker and invalid are blurred as a relationship is formed which allows for healing that benefits the whole. The contrast between a trained caregiver, who perceives Philippe as a broken body, and Driss, who treats Philippe as an equal, overlooking his disability and acting and speaking directly from his own experience, is like night and day. True empathy and authenticity are what open the way for forgiveness and healing.

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.

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David Hoffmeister

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


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