Thoughts on Lesson 188

The peace of God is shining in me now.

Why wait for peace at a future time? I can have peace now. I keep telling myself this very same today. I know it is true and have practiced numerous times, yet at moments the peace escapes me again and my mood is back to STRESSED! Okay, another deep breath, a walk around the house here, a seat in my recliner and a cat on my lap.

Peace is here. It is here within my soul. The light is there. It seems small as a spark, yet the flame is fanned when my attention is maintained. Quiet arrives. I thank God for the Light of His Love. I know it is This that saves me. I save myself by recalling that Light.

Sit quietly and close your eyes. The light within you is sufficient. It alone has power to give the gift of sight to you.

This line stands out to me today. Especially, “The light within you is sufficient” as it almost brings a tear to my eye. I need nothing else of this world. It’s nice to think so, yet God assures me the strength of Who I am in Him is all I need.

As I continue to quiet, I am touched by the warmth of the Light as I feel it continue to expand.  I let that peace go into the world so all can be blessed by His Radiant Light of Peace.

May I continue to remember this as the day progresses. Amen.


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