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Walk in Trust

Holy Spirit through Annie:  Don’t be afraid of changes and of new happenings. In truth, the stillness of the Self has never moved. It is from this quiet peaceful place you must look at everything around you. And you will know without any doubt what your next step must be. Walk fearlessly and trust that always all is well, no matter what it seems. Walk in trust, for when you follow your heart, there are no possible mistakes. And you will know you have arrived safely to your place of destination. Apply this to all your “moves,” big or small, and happily move on.



Holy Spirit through Sharyn:
Ego loves it when he can dance on your thoughts and bring up questions like how, who, what if, where and when. This is where TRUST is needed in Me. I do not ask questions of you. I give answers to you. I only want what is for your highest good and nothing more. Please believe Me when I say, “You are limitless.” Do not put limits on yourself or others. There are no limits when I am consulted and when I am paving the way for great things to happen.

When you are doing something to serve, do you believe I would ever let you down? So let go of any fears you may have and give them to Me on my platter. I will gladly heal them back to you tenfold. You are my pride. You are my joy. You are the salvation to many. Never be concerned that I would let you down. Only be concerned if the ego starts asking you questions to keep you stuck. I would not do that as I love you all and My Love is great. Amen



Holy Spirit through Mary:
There is no hurry. You are safe. Continue opening all your inner windows and doors to the truth. And the way will be shown with peace and certainty. Amen



Holy Spirit through Robert:
God’s Will for you is perfect peace. It is already yours. You need only accept it. The choice to believe in a world of differences, of form, of separate people and separate things is the choice to not accept peace.

You are now on a carefully planned curriculum to undo this belief in false ideas and return you to your natural state of peace. The situation and events in the world you perceive offer you the opportunity to look at them with Me. When you choose to let Me guide you through each moment, all situations and events become stepping stones to the experience of deeper and deeper levels of peace.

To be vigilant only for God’s Kingdom is to be dedicated to looking at all things with Me. You accept the gift each moment offers you when you allow Me to show you what is meaningful and what is not. Without My guidance in this world, each moment is used to guard against the peace and happiness that are your birthright. Walk with Me. Hold My hand and I will guide you to perfect peace.

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Peace Through Releasing Judgment


Robert:
  I want peace. The Course tells me I only need to do one thing to have what I want: I need to relinquish all judgment. That is the means for me to remove the barriers to the presence of peace. Peace is always present. If I am not experiencing peace, I am in some way using judgment to defend against it.

This is why the early lesson “I do not know what anything means” is the lynch pin for the entire thought system of A Course in Miracles. This one thought, which teaches me that I have no basis for judgment and must therefore let it go, frees me from the burden of attempting to do what I cannot do. In that freedom I experience the peace of What I am.

Today I dedicate to the practice of releasing all judgment and opening my mind to the Teacher within, Whose judgment is all I want. This judgment is always: God’s Son is innocent.



Mary:
  I need to ask myself all through the day, “Right now, how I can I be truly helpful?” When I remember to do this and follow through by listening to Holy Spirit’s answer, I can be certain that I will led to having a happy day. As I am willing to allow the Holy Spirit to be in my mind and lead me moment by moment, I am naturally filled with a sense of well being, peace and happiness.

I don’t have to worry about the future. I don’t have to worry about the past. Right now, I have all I need right within me to be truly helpful right this minute. This takes the burden off me. This makes everything very simple. As I do this, I remember that I am being carried to be of service in the best way possible right now. That’s all I need to have a happy day.



Annie:
  Walk in gratitude for the wisdom that is yours. Walk in gratitude for the truth that has remained intact and pure in your mind throughout all your dreams. Walk in gratitude for the ever present Wisdom that has blessed every mind and will forever remain luminous and powerful in all.

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Choose Peace First


Holy Spirit through Mary:
  No matter what, go to peace. Choose peace first. The effect of choosing peace is allowing yourself to be carried. When you choose peace, you are opening your mind to the flow of Love and gentleness that is inherent in the Holy Spirit. Mountains become mole hills. What seemed difficult becomes simple. Just remember one thing today—choose peace. Once you feel the fullness of God’s peace, you will know exactly how to proceed.

Keep it simple. Keep it easy. And all conflict will dissolve. When you remember to choose peace, you are remembering to let the Holy Spirit guide your thoughts and actions. Do this one thing—choose peace—and everything will unfold as God would have it be. Amen.



Robert:
  The Course says that this world is a dream, an illusion of being separate. The body’s eyes were made to show us images. While we identify with the body, we will seem to see images. We are not asked to deny that we see images. We are asked to deny that these images have any meaning of their own. As we learn to withdraw the meaning we give to what we see, we are able to open our awareness to what lies beyond images, beyond perception.

With practice, we can learn not to deny that we see images, but to disregard the images we see. That is how we open our hearts and minds to the vision of Christ, the Holy Spirit’s vision. That is how we learn to see Love everywhere, innocence everywhere. Today I will practice disregarding the meaning I give images and opening to the Holy Spirit’s vision. As I do this, it is inevitable that I will have a happy day because what remains to be “seen” is only Love. With Love comes joy and peace.


Holy Spirit through Sharyn:
The joy of feeling the Oneness with your Father is truly a feeling to behold. When these feelings come closer and closer together, your joy cannot help but be contagious to others. Be aware today of feeling One with your Father and the Holy Spirit and watch the joy that it brings to you and others around you. This truly is a step to be taken by a teacher of God. Amen.


Holy Spirit through Annie:
  Love is the way, the only way, the eternal way, the peaceful way. Walk in Love and you will have the answer to all questions that may arise in your mind. Love is always the answer. There are no mistakes in Love. There are no levels in Love. Love is maximal. Love transforms and heals. Love will enlighten you. Amen.

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What Is Our Role as a Teacher of God?

Robert:  The news is dominated by tomorrow’s election day and the choice we need to make when we vote. This is a time for us to remember what is our role as a teacher of God. A teacher of God is not perfect, but he teaches perfection over and over until he learns it. Perfection is given us all by God. Perfection is Love. That is what we are. In the world of dreams, we have identified with a false image of ourselves that stands as a barrier to the awareness of the perfect Love that we are.

So as we make our decision about who to vote for, we need to remember that only Love is real. We need to be aware of whether our decision is based on fear, lack and separation or on forgiveness, Love, joining and helpfulness. As we make our decision, it is the purpose we give that matters. We have no basis to judge on our own. But as we let the Oneness of Love be our Guide, we will decide based on the Love we see, on joining in oneness, on seeing wholeness in our brothers.

The voting decision is simply another form of decision we make in every instant. In every instant we choose the purpose we give our brother. If we align with the ego, we give our brother the purpose of demonstrating that we are separate. When we align with Holy Spirit, the purpose is to join and remember the holiness in everyone. Today I will practice keeping my mind open to the Holy Spirit’s vision that shows me the holiness in everyone, thereby reminding me of my own. Thus will I bless and be blessed.


Holy Spirit through Mary:
Today choose peace. Practice choosing peace again and again as you go through your day. Choosing peace means putting the welcome mat out for the Holy Spirit. Peace is the Holy Spirit’s gift. Choosing peace means that you are willing to accept the gifts of the Holy Spirit. As you accept peace, peace fills your heart and mind. Understanding comes with it. In the Course you are told that peace and understanding go together and are never found alone.

So today, keep it very simple by consistently choosing peace. Choosing peace means allowing the feeling of peace to fill you and guide you. Because you always get what you truly want in your heart of hearts, when choose peace and accept peace, you will receive peace, because of the power of your willingness. Enjoy a peaceful day, brought to you because you want it and are willing to accept it.

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Returning to Peace

Robert:  In this time, when the world appears to be in turmoil, I can be most helpful by choosing peace. If anything disturbs my peace, I heal the world by returning to peace. When I allow peace to return to my awareness, the clear vision of Christ comes with it. I am able to see past appearances to the Love that is there everywhere. In clarity, I am guided in all my doing. And this doing will always be helpful to the whole. That’s my job.


Mary:
  What I am learning is, with every concern, to step back and take the time to breathe in peace and extend peace. As I practice this daily with each situation that I am concerned with, I am brought to a new awareness of what is really important. I am brought to the awareness of the insignificance of the body. I am brought to a state of mind where nothing matters but Love. I am brought to a place where I realize that I need do nothing on my own. I am being carried. My only true function is the one God gave me and that is given without my even asking. I am brought to the awareness that in truth all is well and that each minute brings me to a place of deeper healing if I allow it. I allow myself to be led now. This is my practice today.


Sharyn:
  I heard, “Go in peace. Stay in peace and be peace and the joy will come. When you constantly remind yourself to go to peace, you are really going to the One Who has only your best interests in mind. Do not ever be concerned that you need to learn lessons all by yourself, for He will send the perfect person, situation or circumstance to you for your highest good. Be not afraid because He is with you always and knows what is perfectly suited for you. When your awareness of a situation lets you know that changes are needed, Spirit is the only one that can help with that to make your transition easier for you.”

Isn’t it funny how sometimes without His help we choose to hang on to pain? Who in their right mind would choose that?

I heard, “Do not come down on yourself for that, but rejoice that there is a lesson to be learned now and you have been given the perfect Teacher to walk through that with. He will help you let go of your end of the tug of war that has been going on with others or with yourself in your own mind. Drop your end of the rope and allow Me to carry you to the place of peace, where all gifts from your Father are received.”


Annie:
When Love cuts the rope that we have allowed, each end of the rope is filled with the light of true freedom. This freedom brings growth, it brings peace and it brings awareness of God to all the minds that are learning their own lessons in freedom.

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Remembering Who I Am

Robert:  When I remember Who I am, I naturally see the Love in all my brothers. I naturally extend Love everywhere to everyone. I naturally see innocence. I easily recognize that, though behavior may appear to be fearful or an expression of guilt, behind that appearance is only Love and only Love is true. When I remember Who I am, I walk in trust, for I am certain of the strength of God in me. I am certain of His Love. I am certain of my invulnerability. When I remember Who I am, I live in peace, for I remember there is only One.



Mary:
  When I go to the Holy Spirit in my mind and listen, the first words I hear are, “Accept My gift of peace.” As I follow and do this, I am filled with a sense that in truth, everything is all right. In truth everything is safe. All the stories on the news are just stories. They cannot replace the truth that we are safe. We are still as God created us. We have not left Heaven.

This helps because the stories on the news seem to be about division and lack. The stories reflect conflict, turmoil and danger. My job right now is to take all these stories the Holy Spirit. In Holy Spirit’s hands, they fade away and are replaced by a deep feeling of peace and knowing that nothing can really harm God’s one Son. This sense of turmoil, lack and loss can be reversed by the Holy Spirit if I allow it. All these events can become a turning point by which the Sonship accepts a better way. All “events” are useful when brought to the Holy Spirit for healing. This brings me to a place where I feel encouraged and enthusiastic about the awakening that is occurring in the midst of what appears to be conflict and lack in the dream.



God’s Voice expressing through Annie:
I already gave you all you could possibly need to be perfectly happy, perfectly peaceful and perfectly in love with all. Take it freely. It is never ending. It will never decrease, only increase. My Love fills up every heart eternally. Never doubt it for one second. I am the Source of ever plentiful Love. All that you could possibly need you already have, you already are. If you look carefully, you will see it in everyone and in every circumstance. All that you could possibly need you already are My child.

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Holy Spirit Is Always Kind and Gentle

Mary:  I feel a pervasive, permeating feeling of gentleness. I hear, “Use the gentleness of Spirit to lead you Home. You can recognize the Holy Spirit because the Holy Spirit is always kind and gentle in every situation. Allow in the feeling of gentleness and it will lead you to experiences of kindness and gentleness through your day.

If you find any situation not gentle, welcome Holy Spirit’s gentleness into your mind and let the feeling of gentleness take over. And the Holy Spirit’s Thoughts will take over with it. Just let that be your practice today. Apply this within your mind and with what seems to be an outer world experience. Let the word ‘gentleness’ carry you to the Holy Spirit’s experience of gentleness.


Holy Spirit through Robert:
  Rest in Me. Rest in My certainty. I know What you are. And because I am Love’s communication with you, I do not change my Mind about you. Love’s Will for you is perfect happiness. And I am here to guide you to perfect happiness, to guide you to the full awareness of What you are in truth. Rest in Me and I will bring you Home.



Annie:
  Transform. Trans-form—beyond the form. Going beyond the form into the content of everything is going into Love, which is the reality all things true. Be watchful for the Love and for the Light, which is the Light of Heaven, glowing around all things.

Gentle is the heart that sets its eyes on what makes all things glow. And that is Love. Amen.



Sharyn:
  My message from Holy Spirit this morning is going back to the volcano symbol that came to me the other day. Holy Spirit is asking me to actually be and feel what it would be like to be a volcano. And at the very core of my being is this lava. And that is God’s Will for me. The lava is the Love and, with my willingness and stepping aside, Holy Spirit is just bringing that lava up and then it just flows.

This lava is very gently flowing into every aspect. It is bringing the Love, the very core of my being to everything and every one. Holy Spirit says this lava, when it is allowed to just flow, fills any gaps between you and your brother where you thought you were separate. As you allow this lava to flow, it gently fills and seeps into any cracks or distances or holes with the Love that you really are. There is no need for the volcano to erupt and whether it be in anger or misperceptions or ideas of separation or lack because when an eruption takes place, it scatters the Love and everything seems separate. So just concentrate on being that volcano of Love and allowing the lava to come forth and just flow. Amen.

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