Monthly Archives: October 2014

We Disconnected from God in the Detour into Fear

“You are now beginning to reach the stage of understanding wherein you can realize that it was not some separate ‘you’ or some species without form who at some point in time chose to express love in physical form, and so began this experience of human life. You are now beginning to be able to understand that it was God was made this choice. (The Treatises of A Course of Love: A Treatise on the New, 8.1)”

1 – Ego / Physical Form

We have long thought that the ego and physical form are synonymous. But they are not. We came into form, due to God’s decision, but it was ourselves who took the wrong detour—the detour into fear that is the ego. God didn’t make this decision, we are led to believe by what Jesus says in this quotation. We did, from, according to A Course in Miracles, a “tiny, mad idea” about which we forgot to laugh.

2 – Christ-consciousness

Would we do this again? Even after sustaining Christ-consciousness for some time? We might, and so it behooves us to avoid attack, avoid judgment, and avoid planning against (bad) contingencies (unless prompted by guidance).

3 – Not Bad

So matter is not bad. Being in physical form is not bad. There is a way to be in physical form and stay true to God. And that is the place that we are heading—Christ-consciousness. When we leave fear behind, we will be well on our way.

4 – God and Us

“I say this because only now are you beginning to be ready to hear that you and God are the same. That when I say ‘God made a choice’ I am not saying that you did not. I am saying that a choice was made within the one mind, the one heart, and that this was your choice as well as God’s choice. (The Treatises of A Course of Love: A Treatise on the New, 8.2)”

5 – Embodying God

We are seen here as part of God. We embody Him. It is just that simple. He is experiencing life through us, the only way that He can experience, because the whole cannot experience without contrast; parts can encounter contrast, and thus God can experience through all the parts of “us.”

6 – Blasphemy?

This may seem like blasphemy, but I did not say it; if we believe that Jesus channeled A Course of Love, our guide has very good credentials indeed. Our leader. The one who sets us back on course.

7 – Disconnect

“What happened in the case of human beings, was a disconnect from your own true nature, which in turn caused a disconnect in your ability to express love, which in turn caused a disconnect in your ability to know God, because you did not know your self. (The Treatises of A Course of Love: A Treatise on the New, 8.6)”

8 – Journey without Distance

This explains the detour into fear, which caused the need for the return, a “journey without distance,” as A Course in Miracles says. When we detoured into fear, we lost our real self, necessitating return. And we are now well on our way for that return. That is the blessing. We have found the way at last.

9 – Mind

“What God, in effect had to do, what you in effect had to do, in order to live in a nature inconsistent with what God could not disconnect from, was disconnect from God. Since God was the center of your being, it was impossible to disconnect your heart and still live. What could be disconnected was your will, or in other words, your mind. (The Treatises of A Course of Love: ‘A Treatise on the New,’ 8.8)”

10 – Separation

This passage explains how the separation came about–the separation from God. We disconnected our minds from Him, and we went astray. Elsewhere we learn that it was a conscious choice, and that God acquiesced in it. We were too eager to move ahead of His Way. We were like rebellious adolescents. And so He let us have our way.

11 – Adolescents

There is a lovely exposition of this by way of a comparison with parents who let their rebellious adolescents go their own way. They do not try to stop their headstrong tendencies. They do not disinherit them. The parents know that they must let go. And God knew this as well.

12 – Guidance

Today us resolve today not to rush headlong into situations for which we have no guidance. We are trying to depend on self alone when we do this, and we will feel fear (an ACIM tenet). Let us determine to leave fear behind, knowing that it has always been a conscious choice. Let us determine to make Heaven on earth as our daily walk continues.

Prayer:

Dear Father/Mother,

Please help me, today, to undo the separation that exists between You and myself. It is time to go Home, not to Heaven but to the real world in this world. Help me to return Home today.

Be there for me, I ask of You. I cannot make this “journey without distance” without You.

I turned away into fear, and I would disown fear today. I have had many anxious moments in my life, but I would be done with such foolishness. And foolishness it is. There is nothing fear, when I know that You walk in me. How could there be? Thank You.

Amen.

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We Make the Better Choice when We Move Beyond Learning to Creating

“But the choice many of you will make–the choice to move from learning to creating–will create a new world. (The Treatises of A Course of Love: ‘A Treatise on the New,’
7.9)”

1 – New World

We are asked here to create a new world, one in which it is commonplace to experience Christ-consciousness. We will create, rather than continuing to seek our way through further learning. How will we “create”? Only God can tell us that. When we stay close to Him, we will know what to do next.

2 – Learning

This passage continues the comparison between those who still find value in learning, and those who leave learning behind and create a new world. Just as with the ways of Jesus (the “doing”) and Mary (the “being”), there are no hard and fast rules about how to handle this choice. If we find value in learning, Jesus gives us his blessing. But many will move onward, and this, he says in this passage, will create a new world.

3 – Teaching

Teaching, though, is a form of creation. It is both “doing” and “being.” But not all will choose to be teachers, though teaching and learning were the hallmarks of A Course in Miracles. This course, A Course of Love, takes us a step farther. We will know internally, from revelation from God, in an elevated Self of form (still a physical being).

4 – Teachers of Teachers

In ACIM, some were described as “Teachers of Teachers,” individuals who had eventually cast aside the body, not to return in any form to this world, but instead to impart their ideas to those living in physical body. And sometimes these Teachers of Teachers appeared as visions. In ACOL, we are concerned now with what we will do when we live in the elevated Self of form. We will still have physical bodies, and it is up to us–our choice–how we live our lives in this form.

5 – New Creations

It seems apparent from this, and similar passages, in A Course of Love, that Jesus is not asking for new teachers so much as he is asking for new creations in this world. What will we do to create anew this old and weary world? How do we move beyond learning to create anew?

6 – Guidance

We need guidance for this, and living, focused on the world, will give us the answers. We are not to selfishly pursue more learning that simply makes us feel better or more accomplished. These goals were emblematic of the ego. We need to learn enough to know how to help others, how to create anew, but learning for its own sake is not what the new world is all about.

7 – Adapting

Some of us will find it hard to adapt, to move beyond learning, because we are comfortable with learning. It has gotten us this far, and we do not easily leave the familiar behind. But creating the new in a new world will be the way in which we receive the most gratification as time passes. This is not going to be egoic gratification, because we are beyond that, but a more satisfying, all-inclusive, giving that will be making things fresh in our world. Jesus himself, he says, does not know what direction these changes will take. He is not predictive in A Course of Love. But together we will, in sharing, come to see how and what we need to say and do to create a new world.

8 – Blessings

And the blessings that will derive from seeing a fresh world will be innumerable.

9 – Right Pathway

Let us pray today for the right pathway for our talents.

Prayer:

Dear Father/Mother,

Help me to make the best choice in deciding what I will be or do in this new world. Help me to have Your guidance in making this choice.
May I realize that “being” and “doing” can be done separately, or together, and that there is no judgment on Your part of which is better. Either way can and will work in the new world. Help me to help create this new world.

Creating is what You do, and so for me to hear that I am encouraged to create is a welcome blessing, but a puzzling one. How do I create? What do I create? It is up to You to lead me aright, for You know all the circumstances surrounding me in my world. Thank You for Your willingness to give me guidance.

May the Christ Self be actualized in me on a sustained basis. May this new spirit come into my world, alter it for the better, and then reach other to others in their individual worlds. May I balance being and doing in this new era. And will You be with me constantly?

Thank You.

Amen.

Being in Harmony with Whatever State of Health We Have

“In other words, being in harmony with poor health and learning the lesson that it has come to impart to you, will return you to good health. Your poor health is no cause for judgment, as it is the perfect health, now, in the past, and in the future, to bring you the lessons you would learn in order to return you to your Self and the unity of Christ-consciousness. (The Treatises of A Course of Love: A Treatise on the New, 7.7)”

1 – Illness

It is a common understanding in our culture that sometimes illness strikes to slow us down and give us time for our bodies to recoup from being under too great a strain. This quotation indicates that any type of illness is giving us time to regroup. Jesus says that all health is perfect at any given time, as a learning experience. It is interesting that Jesus’s take on health is exactly what our secular psychology is coming to see in this day and time.

2 – Message

So: When illness strikes, ask what the message is. We will “hear” an Answer from the One Who knows. We will not have to wait, at least only until our minds are calm and in a receptive frame of mind. Ask of your heart what the lesson really is. The Answer will come, and then we will begin, if we are smart, to let the healing begin from within. We will be in alignment with the universe.

3 – Learning

“Some will choose to continue to learn through the full variety of the human experience even after it is unnecessary. Why? Because it is a choice, pure and simple. (The Treatises of A Course of Love: ‘A Treatise on the New,’ 7.8)”

4 – Continue to Live on Earth
This suggests that many of us will live on earth long after the time that the elevated Self of form has been accomplished. The elevated Self of form, of course, is the sustained Christ-consciousness. Most of us will leave “learning” behind, but there are those who love to learn, and this will not be denied them. They will still make their contributions to the All.

5 – Choices

We are always given choices in this world. Free will is a probable will (an ACOL tenet). God placed the limits on our ability to miscreate, but only to save ourselves from destroying ourselves (an ACIM tenet). We will know by studying both ACIM and ACOL that our real will is actually the same as the Will of God. We will not vacillate between following guidance (as the thought of the Holy Spirit or through direct revelation from God) and following what we perceive as our “own” will. This “own” will is likely to be a holdover from the days when the ego held sway.

6 – Ego Relinquished?

Let us resolve to let the ego wither away. And God will help us to do just that. Jesus has assured us at this point in A Course of Love that the ego has been relinquished, but perhaps we need to be made aware of this, to know it for certain. Spend some quiet time trying to ascertain if we are letting egotistic motives frame our days in any way. The answer should be “no.” And then we can know that the ego really has dissipated.

Prayer:

Dear Father/Mother,

I have always loved learning, but maybe I need to realize that there is a stopping point. Continued seeking for religious truths is not needed when the Answer has been given to me. May I move forward today with the assurance that I can “let it be.”

Thank You for given me the assurance that there will be an Answer, an assurance that came in the night. I know now what You were trying to tell me. Please be with me today as I live out Your promise.

Amen.

We Must Eliminate Fear and Judgment to Sustain Christ-consciousness

“You cannot sustain Christ-consciousness while fear remains in you, just as you cannot sustain Christ-consciousness while judgment remains in you. (The Treatises of A Course of Love: ‘A Treatise on the New,’ 7.5)”

1 – Fear and Judgment

“Fear” and “judgment”–the two nay-sayers in the search for Christ-consciousness. How many of us truly can say, today, that we never experience either of these two emotions?

2 – Difficulty

That is the difficulty we all encounter as we seek to move forward. Only God Himself can reach down and bridge the gap (an ACIM tenet).

We will see glimpses of Christ-consciousness, and then we will recognize what its sustainability will do for us. Certainly whenever we experience moments that are completely joyous, we have left behind fear and judgment and entered into a new life. May we come to understand how to sustain this new life, beginning today.

3 – Planning

A Course in Miracles mentions one other mistake that will keep us astray: planning against contingencies to come. In the worldview of ACIM, we are to depend on the Holy Spirit for guidance of what to do. In the worldview ofACOL, it is dependence on the inner sense that we have, because we have walked farther along the pathway. And the God that is within.

4 – Natural

“This is all that makes up the difference between your natural state and your unnatural state. As your natural state returns to you through a heart and mind joined in unity, your body too will exist or abide within this natural state. (The Treatises of A Course of Love: A Treatise on the New, 7.5)”

If we eliminate fear and judgment, we will become more natural. And is naturalness not a blessing worth pursuing? If we are more natural, we are more as God intended us to be. It does not mean that we have to be super-religious. It does not mean that we never again will make mistakes. It does not mean that we will always follow the straight and narrow.

5 – Personal Self

If there are aspects to our personal self that we wish to change, we can just turn this over to the universe, and trust that that change will come about. Especially if we perceive that trait to be a mistake. God wants us to be natural in living, and if this means that we turn to the secular, I trust that God is the God of the secular as well.

6 – Attack, Judgment, & Planning

We need to realize that naturalness does not include attack, judgment, planning against presumably dire outcomes—and all three of these prohibitions are evidence of fear. We need to turn from fear to love. Love is the only emotion that is strong enough to overcome fear. But a strong enough sense of love will overcome fear in every instance.

7 – Personal

Have I reached this pinnacle yet? No, of course not. But that is my aim. And when I feel fear (which is usually unreasoning), I try to go within and just pray for stillness. I talk to God, who is deep within me. I think He always hears.

8 – Unreal Reality

“The only thing that has created an unreal reality for your heart and body has been the inability of the mind to join the truth with your conscious awareness. (The Treatises of A Course of Love: A Treatise on the New, 7.5)”

9 – Awareness

We need to be aware of the changes that are happening within us. And our awareness of those changes is what has been missing.

10 – Heart

“Your heart has now heard the appeal of this course and worked with your mind to bring about this acceptance of the truth, a truth your heart has always known but has been unable to free you to accept without the mind’s cooperation. (The Treatises of A Course of Love: A Treatise on the New, 7.5)”

11 – Mind

Listen to your heart. Don’t try to ask for the proof of God’s caring that our minds might ask for. The mind and the heart need to work in conjunction, but, according to A Course of Love, with the heart taking the lead. We have been honed by eons of egoic fear to listen to our minds; that is why it is important now to give the heart the ascendancy.

12 – Heart in the Right Place

Nothing we do are say can make any difference when our hearts are in the right place. Of course, we want to do the right thing, but we actually need to do nothing at all except bask in the love of God’s Spirit.

Prayer:

Dear Father/Mother,

May I leave fear, judgment, and unnecessary planning in the past today. Leaving these behind is my only hope. Help me to be consistent as I long to follow Your way.

Be with me today when I slip and make mistakes. I do not want to make mistakes, but I am human, and mistakes happen. Correct my misdeeds and wrong thoughts, and lead me back to the pathway toward Christ-consciousness.

Help me to say and do the right things today, knowing, internally, that You don’t require anything at all of me. You know that I will do want to follow Your way, and You know that I will do what I can. But none of this is required. You just want me to be happy in Your grace. Thank You for granting me this insight.

Amen.

Can We Find a Perfect World?

“Those who sustain Christ-consciousness will abide within it free of judgment. . . .This perfect world will be observable to them and in them. (The Treatises of A Course of Love: ‘A Treatise on the New,’ 7.4)”

1 – Perfect World

Would we not like to see a “perfect world”? This passage says that this is possible, once judgment is dropped from our repertoire of decisions. Then Christ-consciousness gives us a reality that is beyond our wildest imaginings.

2 – Judgments

This passage emphasizes once again the absolute primacy of giving up our little, personal judgments of our brothers and sisters. Until we do so, we are as trapped in matter as they are. We must look within to forgive them, and then the perfect world will emerge. Of course, not everything will be “perfect,” in the opinion of our little selves, but the bad elements will no longer have the ability to terrify us. We will live, immersed in life but with our heads above the fray. We will not let these little tragedies affect us so adversely, because we will know that they are unreal, illusory.

3 – Don’t Judge Self

We also must understand that we are not to judge ourselves; often we are, as has been said, our worst enemies. It may be harder to fail to judge ourselves than to fail to judge our brothers and sisters. This difficulty may be especially pronounced in students of A Course in Miracles and A Course of Love, because we have read of the banning of anger and attack (an ACIM tenet), and the encouragement of unity in relationship to all of our brothers and sisters (an ACOL tenet). So we must be gentle with ourselves, calling our mistakes just that–mistakes–not “sins.” And then we must move to correct those mistakes.
How may we do this? We turn to God. We turn to Jesus. We pray for the gentleness of those who have accepted the way of salvation. And then we will not judge ourselves nor our brothers and sisters. Then we will be well on our way to Christ-consciousness.

4 – Christ-consciousness

“It [Christ-consciousness] will not take the effort of their bodies, but the freedom of a consciousness joined in unity, a consciousness able to envision, imagine and desire without judgment and without fear. (The Treatises of A Course of Love: A Treatise on the New, 7.4)”

5 – Unity

We will be joined with our brothers and sisters in unity. We will know, finally and completely, that we are not meant to be alone; we are not meant to be isolated. We share, and when we share, we are at home with all the universe(s). This means that our egoic notions of self-sufficiency are flawed, very flawed. The ego always wanted us to be independent in our lives, able to stand on our own. The fact that we were never able to do this seemed to us, as our personal selves, to be a personal failing, a flaw in the way that we were made. Instead, this “flaw” pointed out that we were trying to do the impossible. We were trying to stand alone, when our nature is meant to be at one with others. Others will depend on us, we will depend on others. This two-way street embodies what living in a perfect world will all be about.

6 – Sharing

The primacy of sharing in our new world will be important, something never to be overlooked. Our seriousness in trying to stand alone will alert us that the ego is trying to make a comeback. We would not have the ego make a comeback. And so when we feel the slightest bit guilty because we are leaning on others (sometimes), let us note that we are not doing anything wrong. They are there for us, and we are there for them.

7 – New World

Then the new world of perfection is primed to make its appearance.

Prayer:

Dear Father/Mother,

Help me not to judge today. I need not to judge myself nor my brothers and sisters. I especially need not to judge myself if I have made a mistake and judged my brothers and sisters. I need to ask for forgiveness, knowing that forgiveness is always forthcoming when the mind and heart are joined in wholeheartedness.

May today be a good day. May I walk farther along the pathway toward Christ-consciousness, knowing that when I cease to judge, my way is made more sure.

May I reach out to others today in a meaningful way. May others know that I mean them well, that I am not striving to do or say anything that is awry, or that confuses the issue. May we interface with each other in a sharing that creates a newly perfect world, a world of individuals who are welcoming Christ-consciousness in their lives and the lives of others. May this direction for our world be well-received by those who subscribe to it as well as those who don’t.

Be with me today as I go about a world that I seek to see differently. May this different vision be a blessing to others as well as to myself.

Amen.

Sustain Christ-consciousness by Refraining from Judgment

“Christ-consciousness will be temporary or sustainable depending on your ability to refrain from judgment. (The Treatises of A Course of Love: ‘A Treatise on the New,’ 7.1)”

1 – Judgment

A Course of Love echoes A Course in Miracles in this brief passage. May we pray today to refrain from judging our brothers and sisters. We cannot see the totality, and so judgment is actually impossible, except as carried out by the Holy Spirit (an ACIM tenet).

2 – Why We Can’t Judge

There is a lengthy passage in ACIM that explains for us why we cannot judge accurately. Can we know all that has happened outside of our sphere? Can we see all aspects of the past, and all aspects of the future, that will be affected by our judgment? No one would claim this prescience, and therefore nobody can judge rightly. We must leave the decisions to Someone who does know the whole situation, and in the words of A Course in Miracles, that is the Holy Spirit.
When we drop into judgment, we make ourselves miserable. ACIM says that forgiveness is our only function, and when we forgive, we do not judge.

3 – Limited Vision

Accurate judgment is impossible because we have limited vision. We must turn above to make better decisions through guidance, forgetting judgment as a bad idea. In A Course of Love, this guidance is in an inner peace; in A Course in Miracles, it is the intuitive knowledge that the Holy Spirit is guiding us.

4 – Time of Christ

“That you are living in the time of Christ does not mean that you will automatically realize Christ-consciousness, just as living in the time of the Holy Spirit did not mean that you would automatically realize the consciousness of the spirit that was your intermediary. (The Treatises of A Course of Love: A Treatise on the New, 7.2)”

5 – Patience

We may not make it. We may not reach Christ-consciousness in this lifetime. Whether or not we do, we can remain patient, doing those things that we know are in line with Jesus’s teaching, and preparing ourselves for the future, whatever it may be. I don’t think that Christ-consciousness can answer to a timetable. And if we don’t make it, we need not harshly judge ourselves. This is judgment also, and it is equally an decision best avoided.

6 – Holy Spirit

Some of us will remain dependent on the Holy Spirit, even though His time has passed in this Twenty-first Century. This is not bad. One of my friends is enlightened, and she says that she feels right about depending on the Holy Spirit for her guidance. She has read A Course in Miracles, but not A Course of Love. Whether or not her decision would change if she reads ACOL is an open question.

7 – Dependence

If we don’t realize Christ-consciousness, I think that we are dependent, still, on the Holy Spirit, for we are still living within our personal self, not the Self.

8 – Glimpses of Awakening

Remember that we may have glimpses of Awakening long before it is ever sustained. These glimpses happened to me, when I was 23 and again when I was 34 – 35. And then there was a long period of consolidation of understanding, studying A Course in Miracles intensely, and, then, ultimately, studying A Course of Love with much the same intensity. I have glimpses of Awakening now, but I do not live in that sense of invulnerability always. So I have not yet sustained Christ-consciousness. This gives me pause for thought, and leads me to ask what I might do that would bring on the sustainability.

9 – Wrong Questions?

These may be the wrong questions. I do believe in patience with God and the Holy Spirit. I do believe that the guidance we sense is true, and that when we open ourselves to that guidance, our way is smoothed by eons of time. I study the Workbook of A Course in Miracles, and I feel the glimpses more serenely. I am happy. I do what I can, but I leave the rest to God. Christ-consciousness will come in its own time, not to be hurried.

Prayer:

Dear Father/Mother,

I need to hear this lesson today. May I refrain from judgment all the days of my life, and may I start today. Earlier it has been possible for me to refrain from judgment, but when I get stressed, sometimes my good intentions are not enough. ACIM tells me that my good intentions are not enough. May I recognize these limitations of mine today, and may I act upon the choice to leave judgment aside, choosing instead the guidance that is ultimate spirituality.

Thank You for helping me in this endeavor today. Please be with me as I go through the day, reminding me of what I have chosen for today.

Thank You for this beautiful day today. May I move about in my environment, for I know that staying fluid in body as well as mind and spirit work best for me. I am happiest when I am in a fluid state, a state of flow.

Be with my brothers and sisters. If they are struggling, ease their suffering. May their emotionality and their physical suffering both abate. May they not turn pain into suffering. May the day grant a lessening of burdens, a greater joy in Your blessings, which continue regardless of what is going on in this physical plane of earth.

Amen.

Share Christ-consciousness Directly for Its Sustainability

“The changes those who have existed in Christ-consciousness have wrought have been great, but they did not sustain Christ-consciousness, primarily because they were unable to share Christ-consciousness directly because of individual and collective choice. (The Treatises of A Course of Love: ‘A Treatise on the New,’ 6.7)”

1 – Not Sustaining

This passage talks about individuals who lived in the past, and also perhaps about ourselves, when we experienced Christ-consciousness, but did not sustain it. As hard as it may be to understand, we did not sustain it because we chose not to do so. Elsewhere we learn that we returned to attack, judgment, and planning for an uncertain future (ACIM tenets), and that it is these thoughts that kept us from sustaining the elevated Self of form.

2 – Revelation and Eckhart Tolle

Twice I have experienced periods of revelation, but I did not sustain the elevated Self of form. Eckhart Tolle indicates that there may be many such moments in our lives. But gradually the Way is opened, and we do sustain the Self. A Course in Miracles talks about this Self, but is not specific about what is meant. A Course of Love is quite specific, and we would do well to study the parts of the volumes which emphasize the elevated Self of form (the physical being, but with Christ-consciousness).

3 – Elevated Self of Form

We have chosen not to sustain the elevated Self. But let us make a better choice as we come more fully to receive God’s revelation. He needs us to save His world. As has been often stated, Jesus needs our hands and feet (a biblical tenet). So there is continuity among the Bible, ACIM, and ACOL. We receive the teachings for which we have become ready. And we may pray that our world is ready now to receive the revelation directly from God. ACIM explained the means to revelation; ACOL builds on this knowledge, and Jesus assures us that it is knowledge (not perception).

4 – Time of Christ

“You have the unequalled opportunity now, because you exist in the Time of Christ, to directly share Christ-consciousness and thus sustain Christ-consciousness. You can pass on the inheritance you accept in this fullness of time. (The Treatises of A Course of Love: A Treatise on the New, 6.8)”

5 – ACIM and ACOL

We are said, now, by A Course of Love, to live in the time of Christ. This is a great blessing, and one that has not been made evident in A Course in Miracles, which was written in the time of the Holy Spirit.

6 – Reach Out

We must do what we can to reach our brothers and sisters, those who are at least open to the things that we are coming to believe. There is great urgency in this, for the world is in a very dire place. We are not bade to proselytize to those who are unable or unwilling to listen, but we are encouraged to share when the time seems right, what others are open to what we can say.

7 – Jesus

The way is not hard. Jesus makes it very, very easy on us. We only have to forgive (as encouraged in A Course in Miracles), let go of the ego, and establish the new, real identity that is ours as Sons and Daughters of God. We can do this, if we are open to it. An awareness of a new identity is all around us, ready to be accepted if we are only in line with the most sharing concepts that Love can offer. We are not in this alone. We are in relationship to others, and together we form a unity that cannot fail. Only time seems to stand in the way, and time is an illusion (a tenet of ACIM and ACOL). We need to walk into eternity holding Jesus’s hand. We need to put into practice the tenets of Love that we already know.

8 – Simple

It is just that simple. Slow down, be mindful of our surroundings, and invite enlightenment. The Way will open, probably first in glimpses, and then with the sustainability that Jesus so urgently wants.

Prayer:

Dear Father/Mother,

May I share the good news that You have given me. We can now share Christ-consciousness, and then come to sustain it. This is the secret which those of the past did not fully understand. May many of us understand, and carry out this injunction to share what we have knowledge of, what we know from Christ-consciousness. Only then will we sustain the elevated Self of form.

Please be with me today as I seek to share my knowledge, given by You. May I not assume more than I really know, and may I share only what is true.

Thank You for the glorious day that is upon us. We are living in a new time, a time fraught with great promise. Help us to do our part to share that new time in the best way that it can be shared, not in coercion, but in freedom.

Thank You for a good day. May the day extend into tomorrow, and the day after. May all our days become good ones, basking in Your light.

Amen.