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.
(Recorded on March 1, 2016)
Published on March 5, 2016