Surely Lesson 182 qualifies as one of the most Abundance Accelerator beautiful lessons in ACIM. It says that I am in exile here, learning things and playing “games” to occupy myself in order to cover up my sadness, until it’s time to go home again. My persistent homesickness for Pennsylvania merely symbolizes my homesickness for Heaven. In retrospect, I can see that I’ve always felt it, though faintly.
And I can see that my desire to re-create Heaven here on earth has been a poor substitute for Heaven itself. To be sure, my memories of Heaven are not very clear. But I think those memories explain my desire to remember what lies beyond the veil.One of them, named Agabus, stood up and through the Spirit predicted that a severe famine would spread over the entire Roman world.
Agabus was a proven and seasoned prophet. In this passage he predicts that a severe famine would take place during a time in the near future. This is why the apostle Paul, in his epistle, took up an offering for the believers living in Jerusalem. Paul was proactive in his response to this prophecy; prophecy helps us prepare and take proactive measures.