Time itself was your choice; If you will accept only what is timeless as real, you will begin to understand eternity and make it yours

Arrogance is the denial of love because love shares and arrogance withholds. As long as both appear to you to be desirable, the concept of choice, which is not of God, will remain with you. While this is not true in eternity, it is true in time, so that while time lasts in your minds, […]

Ego can ensure the guilt which holds all its relationships together

In these insane relationships, the attraction of what you do not want seems to be much stronger than the attraction of what you do. For each one thinks that he has sacrificed something to the other and hates him for it. Yet this is what he thinks he wants. He is not in love with […]

Your task is not to seek for love but merely to seek and find all of the barriers within yourself which you have built against it

Be not afraid to look upon the special hate relationship, for freedom lies in looking at it. It would be impossible not to know the meaning of love except for this. For the special love relationship, in which the meaning of love is lost, is undertaken solely to offset the hate but not to let […]

The illusion of Heaven is nothing more than an “attractive” form of fear in which the guilt is buried deep and rises in the form of love

The illusion of Heaven is nothing more than an "attractive" form of fear in which the guilt is buried deep and rises in the form of "love."

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 […]