Guilt is always totally insane and has no reason

As long as you believe that guilt is justified in any way in anyone whatever he may do, you will not look within, where you would always find Atonement. The end of guilt will never come as long as you believe there is a reason for it. For you must learn that guilt is always […]

On earth this is your only function, and you must learn that it is all you want to learn

Ask not to be forgiven, for this has already been accomplished. Ask, rather, to learn how to forgive and restore what always was to your unforgiving mind. Atonement becomes real and visible to them that use it. On earth this is your only function, and you must learn that it is all you want to […]

Holy Spirit must undo to set him free. For his belief in limits has imprisoned him

You have no conception of the limits you have placed on your perception and no idea of all the loveliness that you could see. But this you must remember—the attraction of guilt opposes the attraction of God. His attraction for you remains unlimited, but because your power, being His, is as great as His, you […]

You merely ask the question. The answer is given

The miracle of the holy instant lies in your willingness to let it be what it is. And in your willingness for this lies also your acceptance of yourself as you were meant to be.

You merely ask the question. The answer is given. Seek not to answer it, but merely receive the answer as […]

Imagined slights, remembered pain, past disappointments, perceived injustices, and deprivations all enter into the special relationship

It is impossible to let the past go without relinquishing the special relationship. For the special relationship is an attempt to reenact the past and change it. Imagined slights, remembered pain, past disappointments, perceived injustices, and deprivations all enter into the special relationship, which becomes a way in which you seek to restore your wounded […]