Keys to this Lesson
The ideas in these exercises every day are very simple, very clear and totally unambiguous is what Jesus reassures us in today’s lesson.
No need for great intellectual leaps here, just dealing with what is clouding our judgments.
He asks us today: If guilt is hell, what is its opposite?
We practice because we do not completely understand what Jesus puts forth in A Course in Miracles.
Previously Jesus stated that our holiness is the salvation of the world and now we look at our own salvation.
We cannot give what we don’t have.
We teach salvation because we are already saved.
Our own salvation is important as it is in sync with the salvation of the world.
He also states here that OUR holiness is the answer to every question that was or could be asked.
Our holiness ends guilt.
God only knows us as holy Son.
4, 5 minute practice periods.
Longer and more frequent practices encouraged.
Begin by repeating today’s idea.
Close eyes, search for unloving thoughts in whatever form, uneasiness, depression, anger, fear, worry, attack, insecurity and so on.
These are unloving and fearful and that is why we need saved.
Any specific situations, events, personalities you associate with unloving thoughts are to be used.
Search for every thought that stands between you and your salvation.
Apply as follows:
My unloving thoughts about my ex are keeping me in hell.
My holiness is my salvation.
Also use shorter periods throughout the day where you simply repeat the idea of the day slowly to yourself a few times.
Just relax too and think of nothing at some of these practices.
Jesus tells us that sustained concentration is difficult at first but it will become easier the more disciplined you become.
Introduce variety into the practice periods in whatever form you like.
Do not change the idea itself.
Whatever way you decide make sure that you are repeating the idea in the original form and then adding:
If guilt is hell, what is its opposite?
In the shorter applications which you should do roughly 3-4 times an hour or more, ask yourself the previous questions, repeat today’s idea.
If any temptations arise:
My holiness is my salvation from this.