Patricia Hofer

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Patricia Hofer ended her high school teaching career in the early 1980’s and found her way to Boston for a job with a publisher. Besides learning to research and edit, she eventually had several articles published. After returning to Arizona, she taught freshman English and technical writing at Glendale Community College. Hofer is now retired and living in the lovely mountain town of Payson, AZ. She is currently at work on her seventh book.

Embracing the consciousness of Christ

Referring to the thoughts and individuality of human consciousness, CS Lewis concluded in his book Miraclesthat “human thought is not God’s but God-kindled” (Miracles 44). This higher, human capacity to reason or make inferences in our “own thinking” is not a “natural event.” It is a God-created gift, a “daily and hourly experience, as intimate as breathing” (65).

Within our gift of higher consciousness, the Spirit of Christ is always speaking to us, encouraging… Continue reading