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Accepting Holy Spirit’s Help to Forgive

A therapist does not heal; he lets healing be. He can point to darkness but he cannot bring light of himself, for light is not of him. Yet, being for him, [light] must also be for his patient. The Holy Spirit is the only Therapist. He makes healing clear in any situation in which He is the Guide. You can only let Him fulfill His function. He needs no help for this. He will tell you exactly what to do to help anyone He sends to you for help, and will speak to him through you if you do not interfere. Remember that you choose the guide for helping, and the wrong choice will not help. But remember also that the right one will. Trust Him, for help is His function, and He is of God. As you awaken other minds to the Holy Spirit through Him, and not yourself, you will understand that you are not obeying the laws of this world. But the laws you are obeying work. “The good is what works” is a sound though insufficient statement. Only the good can work. Nothing else works at all. (A Course in Miracles, T-9.V.8. See also ACIM Text Made Simple.)

As long as we identify with the ego, we cannot heal ourselves. We need help. We need a Guide from outside the ego thought system to guide our healing. The Holy Spirit is always ready, willing and able to guide us to the healing that frees us from the ego’s lies and returns us to the full remembrance of the Self God created One with Him.

The fastest way for us to return to the Heaven of God’s Love is to diligently choose the Holy Spirit as our Guide, moment by moment. We start the day by dedicating it to letting Holy Spirit heal our misperceptions. Throughout the day, as we become aware of any disturbance of our peace, we pause and ask Him to help us perceive as He perceives.

As we welcome His guidance and apply it in our lives, we learn to forgive. Circumstances that once triggered fear, anger or guilt diminish. Lack of peace is dispelled more quickly and the Love, joy and peace of God bless our minds more and more. We teach healing through demonstrating our own healing by accepting Holy Spirit’s Help.

We dedicate today to this practice.

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