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Choosing the Guide Who Knows the Way Home

This day is God’s. It is my gift to Him.

I will not lead my life alone today. I do not understand the world, and so to try to lead my life alone must be but foolishness. But there is One Who knows all that is best for me. And He is glad to make no choices for me but the ones that lead to God. I give this day to Him, for I would not delay my coming home, and it is He Who knows the way to God.

And so we give today to You. We come with wholly open minds. We do not ask for anything that we may think we want. Give us what You would have received by us. You know all our desires and our wants. And You will give us everything we need in helping us to find the way to You. (A Course in Miracles Workbook Lesson 242, W-pII.242. See also ACIM Lesson 242 Insights.)

In every moment we choose a guide to follow. One guide is an impostor who has no clue what path to take tho lead us to our true Home. It always directs us on myriad paths guaranteed not to lead us to what we really want. It is insane to choose a guide whose goal is “seek and do not find.” This is the guide we choose when we follow the ego’s dictates.

But in our minds we have a Guide Who knows the way to lead us to our true Home in the Love of God. He knows where we believe we are but He does not believe in it. He guides us through the jungle of ego illusions we believe in to recognize they have no substance. In their place He shows us the changeless Love that is eternally present.

To claim His guidance, we need only be willing to let the Holy Spirit choose all things on our behalf. He will always choose what will help us remember our true Self which God created one with Him. Under His guidance, the jungle fades away and the Light of Love dawns upon our mind.

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Below are example references to specific sentences using the notation of the Second & Third Editions of A Course in Miracles published by the Foundation for Inner Peace:

T-26.IV.4:7 = Text, Chapt. 26, Section IV, paragraph 4, sentence 7.

W-pI.169.5:2 = Workbook, Part I, Lesson 169, paragraph 5, sentence 2.

M-13.3:2 = Manual for Teachers, Question 13, paragraph 3, sentence 2.

C-6.4:6 = Clarification of Terms, Term 6, paragraph 4, sentence 6

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