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Posted 2020-05-27 10:52 AM (#236668)
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Hello everyone,


We plan to begin the Awakening meeting tonight, at 7:00 PM PDT (Pacific Daylight Time) USA.      ........on: ZOOM.us

Sure would Love to have your participation!

I will post the Zoom meeting ID and Password about 3 or 4 hours before we begin.

I Love you,

William


The following are the suggestions for review in our ACIM/Raj study group tonight:
(Please, Please bring your suggestions for tonight or future sessions.)


Does this wording clearly convey what we are doing: ACIM/Raj/Awakening/Together video meeting?



 

 

 

 

10th session ACIM/Raj/Awakening/Together

video meeting

 

-Nothing Has Changed     -God’s Voice     -Key to Awakening made exceptionally clear

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted 2020-05-15 5:08 AM (#236384)
Subject: Nothing Has Changed!

Nothing Has Changed

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A Conversation with Raj
on May 15th, 2020

RAJ: Good morning, Paul.

PAUL: Good morning. Inspiration, it would seem, is missing from my conscious experience. I am aware that “Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way,” but how do I get to that initial stage of inspiration? What frees up the movement?

RAJ: If you don’t get sidetracked by thoughts, and if you stay simple, you will notice the first word of that sentence: Love! You have to shift from anger and frustration to active caring. You have to have an object of your affection.

(Continue reading)

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(Continuing)

The inspiration is there. It is always present. And it is always inspiring, illuminating, designating and leading the way. Preoccupation with self-interest and defense always supercedes and blocks the inspiration because they are an act of will!

“My will be done” will always override “Thy will be done,” because either way it is your Will, you holy Son of God, and the power of your Word is maximal, whether it is used wisely or not!

Or, conversely, “THY will be done,” will always override “my will be done,” because no matter which you actually choose, the choice is your Will, you holy Son of God, and the choice will absolutely govern your experience!

Waking up is “making the choice once again” to give voice to the Voice for Truth — instead of the voice which you imagine is “yours” . . . the one which is the voice for fear.

Do you want to know what you’re unwilling to let go of? It’s the imaginary voice of independence — yours! — and the grievance you are holding is the anger at having to give up the “right” to “speak your mind!”

How dare you be silenced!

You will notice, as you examine the recent past, that you have been “longing” to be able to be “honest” and express your grievances, to let everyone know how hard it has been and share mutual misery — except it doesn’t present itself that way. Instead, it presents itself as the way to “be meaningfully connected,” humanly speaking . . . not lonely.

Yes, the world situation, the political situation, and the radical changes in behavior required in one’s own community every day . . . the confinement, the social distancing, the masks, the foreignness everything is colored by, is demanding and difficult beyond the imaginable, requiring the conscious choice for peace, the conscious embrace of Love, and the incredibly conscious practice of biting one’s tongue rather than “enjoying the freedom to yield to blame, judgment and guilt and blasting the world with mean-spirited frustration and abuse.

More than anything at this time you must remember that no matter what you are being led to believe, nothing has changed! The only thing confronting you is the presence of God.

More than anything at this time you must remember that “Nothing real can be threatened. Nothing unreal exists.” That has not changed!

More than anything at this time you must remember that “the starting point is that God, Spirit, is all-in-all, and there is no other might nor Mind.” That has not changed!

More than anything you must remember that “Your mind is part of God’s. You are very holy.” That has not changed!

No matter what the voice for fear is leading you to believe, it lacks the unction of Truth because it uses the body as the starting point in coming to all conclusions. Lacking the Truth, it leads you to believe that “What is real CAN be threatened, because that which isn’t real ACTUALLY EXISTS.”

In the absence of Truth you are led to believe that your mind resides in your body instead of being inseparable from the Mind of God. And in the absence of that Truth which hasn’t changed the Word you inadertently gives justifies the ignorance . . . and you neglect to give the Word which gives voice to the Voice for Truth and corrects the misperception.

Remember: “The Holy Spirit’s Voice is as loud as your willingness to listen.” This hasn’t changed!

Remember: “It is only because you think that you can run some little part, or deal with certain aspects of your life alone, that the guidance of the Holy Spirit is limited.” This has not changed!

Remember: “If you cannot hear the Voice for God, it is because you do not choose to listen.” This has not changed!

Remember as well: “What you see reflects your thinking. And your thinking but reflects your choice of what you want to see.” That has not changed!

Do not forget: your Word — no matter what you are led to believe — governs your experience absolutely.

Your Word — and not sudden disruptions of patterns of behavior on a local, national, international or political level — governs your experience absolutely.

The correction of illusions has not changed! It is the same today as it was six months ago. And no matter how “in your face” the illusion is, no matter how overwhelmingly it presents itself, ”Nothing real can be threatened. Nothing unreal exists.” That is the starting-point of the Course, and it is the starting point of every correction. And that hasn’t changed!

Be alert for what informs your Word! Be wise about what you allow to inform your Words! The practice of the holy instant is imperative at this time. Not because the “unreal” is so “real,” but because the attempts to inform your beliefs are overwhelmingly colored by fear and do not take into consideration the things which have not changed and have the transformational power to calm the global waves of emotion and eradicate the global evidence of the unreal being real.And every single student of A Course in Miracles already knows the Answer.

Here it is:

”The Holy Spirit is nothing more than your own right mind.”

Choose for it.

No matter how laborious it seems to be, choose for it!

You are the Answer!

Rajpur
Kingston, Washington
May 15th, 2020

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Thanks to Orinda for this reminder on TGP:

from ACIM:

LESSON 49

“God’s Voice speaks to me all through the day.”

It is quite possible to listen to God’s Voice all day without interrupting your regular activities in any way.

 

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Posted 2011-02-20 1:15 AM (#148634)
Subject: February 19, 2011 COMPLETE This is so clear, so amazing, so True                                     

                               RAJ     ACIM STUDY

February 19, 2011 ©NWFFACIM­

PAUL.  Okay.  Before we have our quiet time, let’s all get on the same page.  If you're reading from the Sparkly Book, it’s page 400, a new chapter, entitled: Forgiveness and Healing.  In the Second Edition, it’s page 351, and the chapter is entitled: Forgiveness and the Holy Relationship. In the First Edition, it is page 327, again: Forgiveness and the Holy Relationship.

In the JCIM, it’s page 168, Forgiveness and Healing.  And in the CIMS Edition, it’s page 337, Forgiveness and Healing.


Okay.  Let’s take a few moments to be quiet together.

Quiet Time

RAJ.  Good evening.  … … And welcome to everyone who’s joining us on the internet. …

Well, if everyone hasn’t realized it, we have arrived at a point where the key to Awakening, you might say, has been has been revealed …uncovered …made exceptionally clear.

The practice of the Holy Instant … the practice of the two-step … is the means … of Waking up. It’s not any more complicated than that, and there isn’t any more profound lesson to learn.

For the most part, … what we will cover in the rest of the Course will simply be explanations of how everyone avoids the Holy Instant. So, … I want everyone to be aware, and I – you can count on it – will not let anyone forget that we have arrived at the apex of what the Course teaches.  This should not be abandoned.  This awareness should not be forgotten, as we continue and discover the blocks to Love’s awareness, the blocks to Awakening.

Now, mind You, as we proceed, all of you will find, at one time or another, an explanation of the blocks that you specifically use, and it will make sense to you.   But you know what? … None of you, no one, actually has to go through the examination of every single means by which you block the Holy Instant.  What you need to do … is to start practicing It …now …and now …and now …and now.  Practice it while you’re reading about the blocks to Love’s awareness, the blocks to Awakening.

Don’t read about the blocks and say: “Wow! (small laugh) Isn’t that incredible, the way the human mind works!” And talk at length about it, without ever abandoning … the practice of thinking about how the human mind works …because as long as you’re thinking, you’re not practicing the Holy Instant.  You’re doing the one thing that blocks it.

During this past week as You have … attempted, We’ll say, to … be radical, … and to hesitate, and ask for the Father’s perspective now, now and now, … You may have had … clarification. … You may have had wonderful examples … of … … God's Perspective, … which is radical to Your present sense of things.

You may also have … experienced a week in which things …seemed to get worse. … … … … It’s very simple.  The ego does not willingly, gladly, let go of its hold … on Your attention.  And so when You get close … to being free of it, … … it attempts – to the best of its ability – to distract You. …

Now, how does it distract You?  Not by giving You a- … a string of words that You can use as a defense against … Waking up, but rather … by suggesting to You … really interesting things that You might do to make things better, or uh provide You with a new … radical project  for You to work on, … for You to develop.  You see?  Or it might distract You by preoccupying … Yourself with … how Others are behaving. … You see? … So that You might uh … correct … a situation, … or exercise some … beneficent help, … all by Yourself.  You see? … …

Now, … … the key to Awakening – the practice of the Holy Instant – amounts to something utterly simple, so simple that it … goes right past You! …

The simplicity is … that when You stop thinking – when You go into the Silence, and there inquire of the Father – You have stopped thinking. … The Silence is the Key.  And the inquiry of the Father, or the inquiry of the Holy Spirit … is the essential and only step needed, other than listening and accepting what unfolds, what is presented to You.

But You know what? … Most of You think that Be-ing Conscious means thinking.  If You’re not sleeping- if You are … awake, You’re thinking!


But, of course, anyone Who studies meditation soon discovers that there is a way to be conscious without thinking; there is a way to be, in the Silence.   So thinking is not identical with Be-ing. It is not inseparable from Be-ing.  It is not inseparable from Your existing as YouWhat You think doesn’t make You You. … … You simply are You. … And in the silence of Your mind, You experience that.  … And in the experience of the fact that thinking … … has nothing to do with Your Be-ing, …You become free … to listen. … You become truly free to ask: “What is the Truth here … in the unendingness of Me, in the silence that I’m experiencing?  What is the Truth … of My Be-ing … in the silence?    What is the Truth … that it’s the Birthright of My mind to be experiencing?”

You’re conditioned against not thinking.  Believe it or not.  After all, how many of You have heard the admonishment … … …“An idle mind is the devil’s workshop.” – as though it is the worst thing in the world for Your mind to be idle.   “Oh don’t let Your children have idle minds.  They’ll get into trouble! … … You have a mind to solve problems with.  It’s Your function to solve problems.” You see?

The key to Awakening is abandoning everything that results from thinking ….because what results from thinking, are structures of imagination, which keep You preoccupied with them and disallow for You, in the quietness, to hear the still small Voice of God ….or to hear the Truth.   It’s that simple.

So … … that’s all it takes.

And the reason the Course is so long is because … it was important to express how many different ways are used to keep thinking going, how many ways are used to keep silence from happening.  how many little tricks of the mind,  How many little habits of the mind, ... How many characteristics of the ego exist, and are practiced, for the purpose … of … not having an idle mind, which ultimately means not having … the environment in which Your release from illusion can occur; as the environment of that … is silence, … with attention being given, curiosity … being practiced: ‘'Father, what is the Truth here?’  You see?  Yielding to the Father. … … ...

You think … that if You do it, … You will cease to be. … … But What You are, in Your Divine Wholeness, … and in Your capacity to experience Creation as What It is, rather than what You defined It as, that is Your Birthright. … … And that is What You are.  You are the Place of acknowledgement of What Creation is.  And by the acknowledgement – in the acknowledgement – … participating in Creation, being Co-creators, by introducing nothing foreign to It, and thereby being able to experience All of It, … in Its Actuality, which constitutes the Joy of Your Be-ing because that is Your Function. … …

So, … whether this last week has been easy, or difficult, whether- whether the practice of the two-step and the Holy Instant seems to have borne fruit, or not, … … there still is only one means of Awakening.  And persist. … Persist. … …

‘Well,’ You say, ‘I don’t have enough … faith- I don’t have enough … impetus … to go the distance. … It’s going to be a lot harder … than what I can im- accomplish. … But it’s not true. … …

For most of You, You have arrived, at one time or another in Your life, … where You were too exhausted- simply too exhausted … to be a fake, … to not be Yourself.  You were too exhausted to try to be something You couldn’t be.  And You arrived at a point where You … felt like You gave up. …  And when You gave up, Revelation occurred. … … The saying is: Man’s extremity … is God's opportunity.  And that’s because in moments of true helplessness, where You feel truly helpless, … and You just let Yourself be there ‘cause You don’t have any energy … to be anywhere else, at that moment.  (finger snap) The Light … flashes.  It turns on!  The illumination occurs. … To one degree or another, All of You have had some experience like that.  And if You haven’t yet, … it- it’s on Your threshold … because oh it is Awakening time.  I promise You that. …

So You see, it isn’t a matter of being equal to Waking Up, … It’s actually a matter of doing less … and- and of arriving at a point voluntarily or involuntarily where You give up, where You stop trying to be something.  And You stop saying: ‘My will be done.’  And You start saying: ‘Thy Will be done.’  And mean it.  You know?  That’s all it takes.  It takes letting go completely, without an ace up Your sleeve.   It means … abandoning the right You think You have to think Your way through Your life and Your problems, and engage in problem-solving. … …

If You have a Counselor … Who can provide You with perspective far beyond what You can … drum up in Your imagination, and that Counselor provides You with perspective  that You find out … is Your Real Perspective, but You’ve just been ignoring It, can You see that that process isn’t a loss of … worth, or validity, but an uncovering of a more complete worth and validity than You ever imagined? … … That’s what this is about. … And that’s what You must remember and that’s what You must attempt to practice as You go through Your day, an activity which You habitually have approached as … opportunity after opportunity for You to think Your way through this, that, or the other thing, and demonstrate success.  You must be willing to go through Your day, constantly saying: ‘'Father, what is the Truth here?  'Father, what is the Truth here?  Not My will done- be done, but Thy will be done.’  You see?  ‘What is Your will?  Because I- I know that … everything I try to do by Myself Is going to keep Me in the dark, is going to keep Me ignorant, even though I’m totally familiar with it and feel fully functional.’  You see? … …

It’s the fact that the simplicity of the ‘process’ quote unquote of Waking Up involves … … doing the very thing that You thought gave You meaning, it’s that … that causes You to be unwilling to put Your faith in it, and … to lean into it, and to yield  … into It, to let go into It.  You see?  … … … That’s the simplicity of it. …

And so, Waking Up is a matter of going against Your conditioning. … … If it wasn’t, You would have woken up a long time ago, because it’s so darn simple! … … Understand this so that when it seems unnatural, You don’t say: (in a pompous voice) ‘Well this can’t be a Divine activity.  God would never set it up like this.  If I’m supposed to Wake Up, it should be easy. … You see?  Well, there You are thinking!  And there You are, convincing Yourself that … an idle mind is the devil’s workshop.  An idle mind- a silent mind is something to avoid.  You know.  Certainly don’t even try it and explore it and find out whether it’s the Truth or not.  You see? … …

You’ve got to remember … that the act, if You will, … that triggers Awakening, is the act- is an act (very small laugh) … … an effortless act. … it’s an act of not acting. … It takes less than anything You expect. … …

Let’s go into the book.  Subject of this chapter: Forgiveness and Healing or Forgiveness and the Holy Relationship.

“The betrayal of the Son of God lies only in illusions, … and all His sins are but His own imagining.”

“The betrayal of the Son of God” … Well, … the betrayal … is when- when You turn Someone over to an enemy, … when You- when You … cause Someone … to be at a disadvantage in the face of … something that’s not in His best interest. ... … Well, You do that all the time with each Other.  You look at each Other and You say: ‘Ohh!  She’s not the Son of God.  Ohh She- He’s not the Son of God.  She’s not the Daughter of God.  And He’s not the Son of God.  No, He’s a bastard and She’s a bitch. … Boy, if You saw what She did last week-’ and blah, blah, blah.

You uh … betray Your Brother and Sister.  Why?  Because … Your act … didn’t involve acknowledging God in Him or Her, but something else.  Something unlike God.  Something unlike God is … something opposite of God, … something opposite of Good. … … And so, … … You commit that One, in Your mind, as well as by means of Your behavior, to hell, to- to a position of being unholy.  It’s that simple. … … And You betray that One’s unholiness to Every One You can, Whose knowledge of it will help You in Your cause to make Yourself betterYou see?

 

 

 

 

 

 

But You know what? … When You said: ‘Father, I would rather see things My way.  Father, I would rather make the definitions.  I want a divorce.’ – You betrayed Yourself, because You turned Yourself over to what’s left … when You’ve … disconnected from Your Source.  And when You’ve disconnected from Your Source, You’ve left Yourself with something unlike … Your Source.  And so You’ve betrayed Yourself to … an ego, that You call Yours.

So: “The betrayal of the Son of God lies only in illusions.  And all His sins are but His own imagining.’ … Listen: “He need not be forgiven” – You- We’ve been talking about forgiveness, but: ‘”He need not be forgiven but Awakened.” … … That’s what the two-step is for, to put You in a position not of infinite progression, … but immediate Perfection; immediate experience of What You Divinely Are.  That’s Awakening.  It’s not forgiveness.

“In His dreams He has betrayed Himself, His Brothers and His God.  Yet” – and here’s the key: “what is done in dreams has not been really done!” … That’s why I say … that when You look at everything around You and just say that it’s a- a material world, that it’s a- it’s a planet and a universe that was happenstance … pure physical … evolution, having nothing to do with a Divine Principle, … or a God, … … You are … misperceiving and misunderstanding the Kingdom of Heaven, because the Kingdom of Heaven is the only thing confronting You, to experience clearly, or through a glass darkly. Unclearly.  It’s that simple.  If You’re seeing it through a glass darkly, You haven’t changed what You’ve looking at.  You’ve just altered Your perception.  And so, that’s why I say, when You’re looking at this, and You see injury, illness, sin, and so on, …  … it’s because of the lens that You’re looking through.  There isn’t an actual damage, or illness, or injury that needs to be manipulated into a better form.  You have to take off the lens through which You’re looking at it, and like that! the illusion of sin, sickness, and death, will stop because it isn’t happening!

It is a current misperception of the current manifestation of Creation, God's Creation, the Kingdom of Heaven, right Now!  If You understand that- if You grasp what I’m saying, it will allow You … to … … embrace radical, sudden, changes of perception, because You’ll realize You don’t have to wait for matter to go through necessary physical processes to change. …  The lens that causes You to see the Substance of Spirit and call it matter- when You take that lens off, … … the appearance of matter … that’s difficult to change is gone

And You are left with … the flawless Perception of … Reality, of the Kingdom of Heaven.   Not just the Perception, but also the feeling … because whether it’s a sofa, … or a carpet, or a flower, or a rock, It is absolutely Divine, … and … It is not a separate Divinity from Your Divinity. … And it is Living Love. … And It is expressing Love toward every Other part of Creation,  so that All of Creation blesses All of Creation constantly.  And that feeling is radically different … from what You’re experiencing right now.

Again, it doesn’t need to take eons to arrive at that experience.  What it requires is a certain defenselessness.  See?  Not hard work, but the absence of work. … Not a strong defense but … (long sigh of relief) defenselessness. … You see? …

“What is done in dreams … has not been really done.  It is impossible to convince the Dreamer that this is so, for dreams are what they are because of their illusion of Reality.” … … At night when You’re dreaming, You have no sense whatsoever that what’s happening isn’t anything other than real.  But it’s not.   

 

But:

“It is impossible to convince the Dreamer that this is so, for dreams are what they are because of their illusion of Reality.  Only in Waking is the full release from them, for only then does it become perfectly apparent that they had no effect on reality … at all, and did not change it.    And it did not change it.”

 

Simple. … … … …

It didn’t change It.  That means, that at this moment, nothing has been changed … from what God is Be-ing, right there, where that thing is, right now.  The Truth of What God is Be-ing right where You are or right where any thing is is available to You Now, … because It’s a distorted perception that’s blocking It’s Truth from You, … … while not changing It at all.

Keep reminding Yourself of this because it’s foreign to the way You think! … You must … help Yourself by practicing- I’m going to say: thinking truly, and I’m hesitating to (small laugh) say that, but … as You consider what I’m saying, it will become clear to You that no matter what’s in Your face, the Divine Truth about It – the God-Presence-ing Fact about It – … is present, right now, … no matter how unlike that It appears. … And what It truly is is available to You right now.  And the only thing that needs to happen to see It … is the abandonment of Your confidence that You know what it is, or the abandonment of Your supposed right to have the authority to see things the way You want to see them, which means saying: ‘Not My will, but Thine be done.’ 

“Fantasies … change Reality; … that is their purpose. … They cannot do so in Reality, but they can do so in the mind that would have Reality different.”  You see? (small laugh) … They can do so in the mind that says: ‘Father, I’d rather see it My way. … Father, I’d rather experience everything without … Joining with You so that I might experience Your Perspective and the Meaning You’re embodying of Your Divine Self, Your Divine, Be-ing, in that thing.’ … You’re saying: ‘I don’t want that.  You see?


Now all You have to do is stop … not wanting that and saying:’ You know what?  I don’t have the foggiest notion what that … carpet means.  I haven’t- I haven’t the foggiest notion what- what Divine Movement of God is embodied in what I call a carpet.’  You see?  Everything becomes something to become curious about, alive to. … …


“It is, then, only Your wish to change Reality that is fearful.” … You introduce the fearful …  by wishing to see things differently.


Now, You don’t really say: ‘Oh ho, I see- I see a bug there that I’ve never seen before, and I wanna have a different perspective on it than what God has.”  You don’t say that.  You just … decide, spontaneously, to study it and come to Your own best conclusions, with the best use of logic, without ever … … abandoning Your independent examination … to the experience of Revelation.  That’s all.
So: “It is, then, only Your wish to change Reality that is fearful” – and You wish to change Reality by determining what Reality is Yourself; because by Your wish You think You have accomplished what You wish.”  That’s part of the dream. 

 

The dream is unreal, but it seems to be real.   And You thing You have accomplished Your goal of defining what things are, and gaining a meaningful understanding of how things work.  But the problem is that the- that the rationale – and the logic that You use – to come to an understanding of what things mean is based upon … a fundamental … ignorance, a- a fundamentally flawed mind, if You will, … because You’ve taken out of the Infinity of Your Mind, a small portion of it, circumscribed it, … separated from the Rest, causing the Rest to become … the Holy Spirit, held in trustYour Right Mind held in trust while You dally with this … tiny small part.  You see?  … … … …
And You’re caught … by what seem to be Your accomplishments.  And You’re caught by the ego hit that You get from this … sense of actual accomplishment, … when the fact is … that … disconnected from Your Source, separated from Your Whole Mind, … there is no way to come to unflawed conclusions.  It’s that simple. …


“This strange position, in a sense, acknowledges Your power.”  … … You have power, … but Your power is present for the purpose of recognizing the Movement of God, and acknowledging It, … experiencing It for What It is, and by Your awareness of It, and recognition of what It is, Be-ing the completion or the Wholeness of the Movement of Creation.


Anyway: …“You think You have b- have accomplished what You wish, and this strange position, in a sense, acknowledges Your power.  Yet by distorting it, and devoting it to (in quotes) ‘evil’, … it also makes it unreal.”  What does that mean: devotes it to evil? … Well, it devotes it to what isn’t God, right?  It- because You’re not … connecting with Your Source.  You’re not connecting with the Father.  You’re connecting with an imagined presence that i- that is not God.  And what is not God is not good. … What is not God is … evil. … … Not a power.  Not a presence, but an experience You have as long as You exist in a state of denying God and denying Your Birthright.  Simple. … … …  That experience … You get hooked into,…  and You function at odds … with the Father; and You function in a manner that disallows for Your Awakening.  That is destructive.  And evil is as good a word to use for destructive as anything else.
“Yet, by distorting it and devoting it to evil, it also makes it unreal.”  Why?  Because it brings everything into the realm of … … the disconnected Orphan mentality, in which nothing is happening, because there is no such thing as a disconnected Orphan mentality, except to the Dreamer! – as long as the Dreamer insists on dreaming.


“What You use in fantasy, You DENY- I’m sorry.  “You cannot be faithful … … to two masters, who ask of you conflicting things.” … Simple.  “What You use in fantasy, You DENY to Truth.” … … In Your devotion to Your private … Orphan mindset, You are actively denying the Father.  You’ve gotten Your divorce.  You’re happy to act independently!  You’re hooked on independence, and the hit You get from potentially becoming real, and actual, and valid, in Your own right, all by Yourself. … … … Well, … that’s denying … Who You are.  And it‘s denying that You have a Source.   And, therefore, it’s a denial of the Father.  It’s a … … not only confused mind; it’s insane … mind.  But even so, insanity is an illusion, so it hasn’t changed You, and it hasn’t changed anything that You’re having misperceptions of.


Yet, what You use in fantasy, You deny to Truth.  Yet, what You give to Truth to use for You is safe from fantasy”  And there are four words there, key words: “to use for You”. … Here, again, We come to this thing that’s so insulting for the ego, where You have to completely yield to Something else governing … You.


“What You use in fantasy, You deny to Truth.” … … – Your state of independence is a denial of Your Birthright … and Your Sonship, Daughtership – “Yet what You give to Truth to use for You” … …– what You give to Truth … so that It might reveal to You what is the Truth, so that it might be that which You do not wish to have an opposing perspective about – “is safe from fantasy.” …  You see? … This … is a hard thing … to embrace.  I know You can catch the idea, and then it escapes You.  You get a glimpse of it, and You feel the Truth of it, but … it escapes You immediately.
Keep providing the opportunity for the glimpse … by considering what We’re talking about, … so that it might – by virtue of more and more glimpses – cause You to … … be able to be more believing, … so that You might arrive at a point where it seems justifiable to just simply stop thinking … and listen, … so that the True perception can be … provided to You, uncovering the True experience of Who You are, so that You might take Your place as Co-creators, with God – and be through with the dream, be through with prolonged sin, sickness, and death. … Immediate release is the only kind of release You’re ever going to experience.


So … practice the Holy Instant.  Do the two-step … with a radical anticipation of … … truly different perspective, and truly different perceptions of the same-old, same-old, that uncover … that what You thought was the same-old, same-old is the … incredible, awesome, Kingdom of Heaven, … and it’s the uncovering of … capacities You didn’t know Your mind had, … which it’s Your Birthright to have returned to You, … and which the Holy Spirit – which is nothing more than Your Right Mind – is insisting on helping You re-incorporate. … … … … …


Don’t get serious about this.  Don’t get … bogged down … with it.  Treat it lightly this week.  Treat all these things lightly.  Let them be grace notes in Your mind that … lift You, buoy You up, allow You to have … a confidence to let go of more, significantly.
And I will look forward to Be-ing with You next time. … Okay.

 

 



Edited by Sun~Rose 2011-02-20 1:17 PM

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