Christ’s is the vision I will use today.

   Father, Sometimes it seems wearisome to experience the world. Each moment it may seem like the straw that has broke the camel’s back. There’s a puzzling notion that I know I can experience something different however why do I keep choosing the same pain again and again.

   I know a brother whom I care deeply about who appears to be self-centered and selfish in the world. I see this brother with the vision of Christ today. I slip past his unthoughtfulness and unkind gestures, his harsh words, his inconsistencies and even deceit. I slip past it all and listen to Your Voice behind his words, Your Face behind his countenance and Your Light behind his darkness.

   The darkness, the distractions, the addictive behaviors are all camouflaging his True Self. He doesn’t see it for himself. He doesn’t see the obstructions to experiencing and recognizing love in his life. The love that is right there before him. He is surrounded by other brothers that love him so dearly, but yet he does not see the love. He refuses to accept it because he refuses to accept it within himself. And if I am finding pain in watching his own seeming destruction, then I too am concealing the Light of God’s Love from myself.    I extend love to my brother. I extend compassion to my brother. I extend empathy to my brother.

Excerpt from Lesson 271 in our Journey Through the Workbook for Students: Divine Messages


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