“To sustain Christ-consciousness in form is creation of the new.  My one example life could not sustain Christ-consciousness for those who came after me but could only be an example.  (The Treatises of A Course of Love:  ‘A Treatise on the New,’ 4.18)”

Affirmation:  “May I reach and sustain Christ-consciousness today.”


Jesus could not do it for us; he could not guarantee that Christ-consciousness would come to all of us when we ask for it.  But we can learn much from his life.  We can study Scripture, and thereby come to know more fully what Jesus asks of us.  He asks nothing more than we accept what is ours for the taking.  He asks us to realize that his way is an example life for us to follow.

But we do not have to be crucified.  That was his gift to us.  We can follow a much gentler pathway, and he would have us to do so.

Do not be discouraged if the way seems long.  We are set in the direction that we wish to travel.  Flow with life; do not shrink from exploring all that life holds out to us.  This does not mean to dwell in the depths of misdeeds, but to reach for what is best and right for all of us.


Dear Father/Mother,

On this Thanksgiving Day, I thank You for all the blessings that you have bestowed on me–especially these latest words from Jesus in A Course in Miracles and A Course of Love.  They have changed my life.  Thank You for this.

May we be good to our kin as we gather today for a celebration of all that is good in our lives.  May we love with the love of the spirit.


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