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Awakening to Our True Identity

Love, which created me, is what I am.

I seek my own Identity, and find It in these words: “Love, which created me, is what I am.” ²Now need I seek no more. ³Love has prevailed. ⁴So still It waited for my coming home, that I will turn away no longer from the holy face of Christ. ⁵And what I look upon attests the truth of the Identity I sought to lose, but which my Father has kept safe for me.

Father, my thanks to You for what I am; for keeping my Identity untouched and sinless, in the midst of all the thoughts of sin my foolish mind made up. ²And thanks to You for saving me from them. ³Amen. (A Course in Miracles, W-229. See also ACIM Lesson 229 Insights.)

The ego is an attempt to usurp our Identity. Fortunately the strength of God prevents any attempt to change the Son He created one with Himself. In truth, nothing can prevail against His Love, for nothing else is real.

Believing we are a separate identity in a separate body in a separate place and time is a dream of an identity crisis. It is not real but our belief in it makes it seem real. The healing antidote is to accept the vision of Christ, which sees only the truth—the unaltered, eternal Love that is our true Identity. When we are willing to pause and step back from our perceptions in the moment, we welcome the gift of vision that shows us the presence of Love in us and around us everywhere.

Today we remind ourselves often that Love is our Creator and our Self. As we remember this, we are able to see the Love in our brothers and answer their calls for Love with Love.

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