To be "humble" means to be without the egos arrogance.
The purpose of healing, is correction and undoing of errors. As the undoing of errors occurs, so does the correction, the Vision of Christ return to our awareness.
Christ, as being referenced here is a psychological term. It means a "change of mind" in the truest sense. A change of mind from ego (fear), to that of Christ (love). There is no avoiding the laws of perception. Either we are looking upon a world we made up, or looking upon the reality of Heaven that God created. One brings confusion and pain, the other freedom and complete peace of mind. We will focus on the later as our goal here, since healing of perception is the means.
The vision of Love enables us to look upon a world and see the innocence in all our brother. It enables us to see the hand of God in all things, and to know that we are safe in our unity with God. This vision of Light leads us beyond the world of form that man created, and onto the world lit with the beauty of heavens grace where our true divinity is reflected here.
This is the toughest part, to WANT healing of our minds and to WANT all the world to heal along with us. Before we realize that this is what we want, we are busy wanting the things of this world and taking care of our bodies. These bodies are not what we are. These bodies are the physcial manifestation of a thought to be separate. To want heal, is to want to know ourselves beyond the body. To heal, is to want to experience that we are joined; That we are safe, healed, happy and forgiven of all effects of error.
The Self that IS healed, is NOT separate, and thus we must desire liberation of the mind and not the body. For in the Mind is where our True Self is, and where our correction to all problems is.
To heal, is to open our mind for healing. To heal, is to return our thinking to the point at which the error was made, and a handing it over to the at-one-ment in peace. We must be willing to open our thought system for correction, but it is our inner teacher who heals us. We cannot heal ourselves. In A Course in Miracles we call this inner teacher, the Holy Spirit whom is our comforter and our guide. The Holy Spirit abides in our Christ mind, and when we leave healing to Him, He undoes our ego for us, and offers us Truth in its place. With the awareness of both Holy Spirit and Christ within, we can learn we are not alone... and call upon this Source of power and of love to heal our minds at any time of need. The key is that healing can ONLY happen in mind, never in form, or in another or in change of behavior. We are going to the level of mind, where the cause of ALL suffering is. When we change the mind about our experience, our experience changes.
"Problems" to be Solved
We all have our "problems" that need reinterpretation by Holy Spirit. Each problem we have a choice to keep, or to hand it over TO the Holy Spirit to see differently. If we choose to hand it over, there is nothing that Holy Spirit can not solve for us and with us.
We have a direct relationship with the holy spirit, and we can ask some important questions and expect an answer. We are all learning to use reason to undo our own erroneous thinking.
Here are some questions of contemplation that we can sit with and ask:
1) What am I getting out of this suffering/problem?
If you are suffering in any way, you must be getting something out of it. God does not "thrust pain upon us"- he knows ONLY Love. Therefore if we are experiencing anything but Love, it is because were taught it, accepted it as true, and now are responding from subconscious programing. Both the error and the solution reside in our subconscious. When we ask questions such as the above, it opens the door to our mind that we may look at it. We will see a tremendous amount of fear trying to impede our looking, but fear not the fear. You are taking the LIGHT with you, and in looking AT the fear, you WILL dispel it. Light always cancels out darkness. In the end, only one is real. So be determined to see what you are getting out of your "problem" that you may let it go forever.
2) Is there healing or a miracle that I am witholding from another?
We learn through ACIM that either we are giving a miracle or a grievance. There is no other gifts. So when we examine our minds as to where we are holding a grievance, we will become more aware as to where we need healing in our own perception.
Not only do we need healing, but others as well. If we are too busy looking at some one as evil, or vicious, or mean or ugly or disgusting or the cause of our problems and the one to blame- then we are NOT seeing them as God Created them. We are seeing them as we made them, and this is how we will see ourselves. Separate from God, and a part from the solution. This is a very painful place to be. Thus we must become aware of all the relationships to which we are denying healing. When we no longer deny healing to others, we can accept it for ourselves.
Forgiveness is synonymous with healing. The more we forgive ourselves for our errors, we can help to forgive others. In this, we realize we BOTH have the SAME need. It is this shared need, that humbles us into the willingness to be still and let our minds be healed.
I am reminded of a part in the lessons where it speaks of healing specifically. We are reminded in this lesson that "when we heal, we are not healed alone." Lesson 137
"Healing is freedom. For it demonstrates that dreams will not prevail against the truth. Healing is shared. And by this attribute it proves that laws unlike the ones which hold that sickness is inevitable are more potent than their sickly opposites. Healing is strength. For by its gentle hand is weakness overcome, and minds that were walled off within a body free to join with other minds, to be forever strong."
We are responsible for the problem and our part in it, we are also responsible for accepting the solution in its place. And the good news is we have an Inner Teacher, whom gives very direct advice and is always there communicating to us the instant we are willing to listen. When we ask for guidance/healing, and listen for guidance/healing we MUST receive it.
Lets devote today to the asking for and receiving of healing. This is our ONLY function here! We need not know how to heal, or what to ask for, or what to heal, or what to do. We need ONLY want it and ask for it. The Holy Spirit will do the rest as it is His function to heal our minds. He sees the Kingdom of Heaven for he abides in the Christ Mind, yet he perceives this world as we see it for he is in our minds as well. Think of Holy Spirit as the bridge to sane perception. He meets us where we are, helps us to see it differently then leads us gently over the bridge to peace. We all want peace. And I join you in this prayer for peace that we all may be healed together, and as One.
"Nothing you can do can change Eternal Love. Forget your dreams of sin and guilt, and come with me instead to share the resurrection of God's Son. And bring with you all those whom He has sent to you to care for you as I care for you." ~ ACIM