Any judgment we make about anything, is only a judgment we have made upon ourself. If we dont like something or someone "out there" it is only because we don't like something "in here". This is the way perception works and the ONLY way. What you hold in your mind you project on to the world and you experience it there. This is true for everyone and in every circumstance. The Universal laws of Cause and Effect remain; even if we want to fight against them and defend against them through denial of our own need for mind training and practical forgiveness. If you are suffering, even a little bit...you are not seeing clearly and are in need of a change of mind. You need not defend your suffering, to any degree, you need to let it go. "Suffering definition from dictionary: the state of undergoing pain, distress, or hardship."
What we give we receive. If we hate or blame another or see lack, we are holding it in ourselves. We must feel the hatred or guilt or lack in order to give it and project it onto some one or our world. You don't get rid of it by giving it away and by seeing the problem as real for you, you KEEP it that way.....ensuring that both people and the circumstance remains the same within your mind and experience here. This is not helpful but rather destructive to everyone involved. But the good news is, there is a correction to this whole dilemma and a permanent one.
DO NOT DEFEND YOUR UPSET. You are upset and need help. Let yourself be helped. Refuse to trick your own self into believing your own stories. Your stories are not true now, never were and never will be. You can see the pattern of stepping into the Light and back into separation. A step into Light and back to separation and again and again. Let the story be REPLACED by the Truth about you....You have to WANT to know the Truth from GOD and not this world. Once you do, you can call to Him through your heart, as His Child, to Our Father... and He hears your call and answers!!! Refuse to go one more day with out ASKING and RECEIVING. God loves you..... refuse to condemn yourself any longer.
To dance around where the TRUE problem is, is to never recognize the solution. The problem, ANY problem we have in this world, is first a problem in thinking and THEN a problem in our world. The only way to heal ANYTHING in our life permanently, is to change our minds about what LIFE is.
Life is NOT about being slave to the system, bills or governments. Life is NOT about having to work every day at a job you hate, or have to sacrifice parts of your self for your current state of affairs or relationships. Life is not lead by a religion or guru or spiritual practice... Life is ETERNAL. It is created by God and has nothing to do with this world of earth. In Truth, w were created by God AS souls, we cannot die, we are given everything and are absolutely whole and perfect for always. Our perfection is because of what we are in God, not because of anything we have done or not done in this world. This perfection of Self never changes, shifts or breaks... it is changeless. Our Perfect Self is free eternally, knows it, lives it, is it... even here on earth!
We are learning how to have our SOUL take precedence in our Minds. Our Soul is our Perfect Self within whom we can listen to instead of our loud egos. When we come into this world, we are first taught how to “make a self” and “fit into this world”. This self will never be good enough, healthy enough, smart enough, worthy enough, wealthy enough, loved enough or noticed enough. The self we make for our self is weak and vulnerable and apt to mess up in this world and become a fearful wreck at times. This self speaks loud and first and defends against its own conclusions. Sooner or later we begin to open our eyes and realize that in this self has lead us no where and this world, all its laws, systems and temptations within it, need to change. Either we resent this fact and judge it as well judge as ourselves, or we are open to changing ourselves and the world for the better for all. What we choose and what voice we listen to, we will experience the results of.
The change that is needed does not happen in complaining about the problem, accepting a temporary solution or trying to find the answer in some person or fix it in the world.... the change happens in our MIND. There is a necessary shift in thinking, where the SOURCE of ones thinking is changed from the laws of the world/man, to the laws of God/eternity; and only a DIVINE guide could assist with such a feat. This shift happens naturally through our inner guide when we do not interfere with His lead and REFUSE to suffer any more. Suffering is optional. Its time to call to a higher authority, a team of SPIRIT, that can help to heal the Mind from the inside and offer healing grace in its place. We have to be willing and open to receive Gods Answer and refuse to defend against it or choose any other option in its place. We are responsible for everything we think, feel, see and experience here. We are responsible for ASKING for help when we need it.
So if you are suffering even a little, it is because you have NOT asked for help from the correct Source, and thus not yet accepted and experienced your Perfect Self. Period. The only way out of suffering is to ADMIT you are suffering and ask for the answer/solution from the ONE WHO KNOWS! You will have your Perfect Self revealed to you from within you, that you may have all unanswered questions answered. This world does not know, no teachers, student, guru, religion or book knows. God only knows. And He has given us a Teacher in the minds of all of us, to return our thinking to our Home in Him.
When we look to our SOUL to teach us, our defenses fall away and we are shown that Heaven is Real, Here and Now. Heaven is where we are happy and free and it is a state of MIND!!! Therefore as we learn, from our Soul, from Spirit, how to CHANGE our minds through Forgiveness....we glimpse the LIGHT of Heaven and soon experience it, embody it, and bring it here! The world can change THROUGH us, but we first have to choose what we Will our vessel to give. We also choose what we are asking for. Either we are asking for the continual cycle of suffering and temporary release..... or we ask for the healing that heals permanently and completely. One will never work and other one always does. The choice is ours, and either we receive and give the answer OR relive and restate the problem over and over again.... what we choose we will experience the results of.
Ask to heal, that you may help others to heal. Ask to Love that you may know you are loved. And Pray:
“Now let a new perception come to me.”
“Father, there is a vision which beholds all things as sinless, so that fear has
gone, and where it was is Love invited in.And Love will come wherever it is
asked.This vision is Your gift.The eyes of Christ look on a world forgiven. In
His sight are all its sins forgiven, for He sees no sin in anything He looks
upon. Now let His true perception come to me, that I may waken from the
dream of guilt and look within upon my sinlessness, which You have kept
completely undefiled upon the altar to Your holy Son, the Self with Which I
Let us today behold each other in the sight of Christ. How
beautiful we are! How holy and how loving! Brother, come and join
with me today. We save the world when we are joined. For in our
vision it becomes as holy as the Light in us.
Lesson 313 A Course in Miracles