“Therefore, the extension of the good, the holy, and the beautiful needs to become your sole purpose—as it has become ours. For only when the mind is used for this purpose alone can there be the perfect remembrance of the Kingdom.” (“The Way of Transformation,” The Way of Mastery, Chapter 19, Page 229)
Yes, these are beautiful words from Jesus. He did not remind us to “love,” for when we intend to express the good, the holy, and the beautiful, there is no way to do so unless we are loving as well.
We are meant to “remember,” because we are revisiting the past (A Course in Miracles tells us), and in that revisiting we shape that past into something more in tune with God. When we remember, we have remembrance of the Kingdom of God. And this remembrance can only bring us peace, joy, and security in a life well-lived.
It helps to have our purpose spelled out so clearly. Choose Only Love uses the same terms to indicate our purpose, and so there is evidence that Jesus is remembering what he has told us–and remembering exactly.
The good, the beautiful, the holy. A high expectation for us, but eminently doable when we stay close to God.