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Claiming God’s Love as Our Own

Son of God, be not content with nothing! What is not real cannot be seen and has no value. God could not offer His Son what has no value, nor could His Son receive it. You were redeemed the instant you thought you had deserted Him. Everything you made [illusions] has never been, and is invisible because the Holy Spirit does not see it. Yet what He does see is yours to behold, and through His vision your perception is healed. You have made invisible the only truth that this world holds. Valuing nothing, you have sought nothing. By making nothing [illusion] real to you, you have seen it. But it is not there. And Christ is invisible to you because of what you have made visible to yourself.

The unreal world is a thing of despair, for it can never be. And you who share God’s Being with Him could never be content without reality. What God did not give you has no power over you, and the attraction of love for love remains irresistible. For it is the function of love to unite all things unto itself, and to hold all things together by extending its wholeness.

Redeemed perception is easily translated into knowledge, for only perception is capable of error and perception has never been. Being corrected it gives place [yields] to knowledge, which is forever the only reality. The Atonement is but the way back to what was never lost. Your Father could not cease to love His Son.” (A Course in Miracles, T-12.VIII.6;7:8-11;8:6-9. See also ACIM Text Made Simple.)

The world we experience as a body seems real only because we want separation to be real. Choosing to believe illusions are real blocks our awareness of Love’s oneness. We remain united in God’s Love, but are unaware of It. The same instant we chose to believe separation is real, God placed in our mind the antidote to that mistaken belief.

The Holy Spirit holds our unity with God inviolate. He offers us the means to remember God, our Father. The restoration of our memory redeems us from the hell we made by wanting to be separate with a private domain we could control. Yet a domain without Love is nothing, for only Love is real.

With the Holy Spirit’s help, we can receive His vision to correct our misperception and see the eternal presence of Love everywhere. As we accept His vision, the world of separation fades from our awareness until we remember completely that we remain at Home in God’s eternal Love. God’s Love is ours and we claim It as our own, for such It is.

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