I’ve been studying the Course since the 1980’s, and yet the paragraph below seemed completely new to me. Projection often feels like a negative word in the lessons, a throwing away. Here it is just the opposite; a drawing to me, a glad remembering rather than a discarding. I want to remember what is true–that the light of God is shining within me even when I don’t recognize it, and I am grateful that this is so.
“Today we are trying to use a new kind of “projection.” We are not attempting to get rid of what we do not like by seeing it outside. Instead, we are trying to see in the world what is in our minds, and what we want to recognize is there. Thus, we are trying to join with what we see, rather than keeping it apart from us. That is the fundamental difference between vision and the way you see.”
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