Thoughts on Week 22, Text, Ch. 13, VI. Finding the Present

Ch. 13, VI. Finding the Present

I must perceive everyone as they are in the shining NOW moment. I never see anyone truly as I have attached the past to my vision, good or bad, but mostly my negative interpretation.

Yet somehow I think this is natural, to recall to memory the catalog of sins when I meet someone again. This isn’t natural, as Jesus tells me it is delusional. Forever would I keep my brothers in chains, especially those who I perceived have wronged me. Yet, I am in chains as well.

I keep focused on the shadows of the past because I am afraid of what the present light could show me. My brothers is not in shadows. It is my mind that is.

I choose the miracle to envision my brother in the light of which he truly stands forever in truth, forever free.


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