LESSON 5 – I am never upset for the reason I think.

Keys to this Lesson

Use with any person, situation or event that is upsetting you

  • Apply specifically to the seeming cause
  • Upsets could be: fear, worry, depression, anxiety, anger, hatred, jealousy and the like
  • They are not different
  • Any upset by whatever name is disturbing my peace

Name the form and the believed cause

  • I am not angry at “Uncle Joe” for the reason I think.
  • I am not afraid of “not meeting my bills for the month” for the reason I think.

Do not decide which upsets to use

  • There are no small upsets – all are equally disturbing

If you find yourself less willing to apply to some rather than others

I cannot keep this form of upset and let the others go. For the purpose of these exercises, then, I will regard them all the same.

Search your mind and identify the different forms regardless of importance

  • I am not worried about “my medical test results” for the reason I think.
  • I am not depressed about “my child going away to college” for the reason I think.

3-4 times today

We are not to analyze the lesson or figure out what we think we are really upset about.

  • We are to practice the lesson as given.
  • Stay in the moment with the lesson.
  • Jesus will give us the rest as we proceed each day.


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