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Let Holy Spirit Lead Us to Truth

The Holy Spirit needs a happy learner, in whom His mission can be happily accomplished.

To those unhappy learners who would teach themselves nothing, and delude themselves into believing that it is not nothing, the Holy Spirit says, with steadfast quietness:

The truth is true. Nothing else matters, nothing else is real, and everything beside it is not there. Let Me make the one distinction for you that you cannot make, but need to learn. Your faith in nothing is deceiving you. Offer your faith to Me, and I will place it gently in the holy place where [your faith] belongs. You will find no deception there, but only the simple truth. And you will love it because you will understand it.

If you would be a happy learner, you must give everything you have learned to the Holy Spirit, to be unlearned for you. And then begin to learn the joyous lessons that come quickly on the firm foundation that truth is true.

All this lies in the Holy Spirit’s plan to free you from the past, and open up the way to freedom for you. For truth is true. What else could ever be, or ever was? This simple lesson holds the key to the dark door that you believe is locked forever. You made this door of nothing, and behind it is nothing. The key is only the light that shines away the shapes and forms and fears of nothing. Accept this key to freedom from the hands of Christ Who gives it to you, that you may join Him in the holy task of bringing light. (A Course in Miracles, T-14.II.1:1;3:2-9;6:1-2;7:2-8. See also ACIM Text Made Simple.)

While we believe the world is real, we cannot distinguish truth from illusion because the world is a dream that denies truth. This denial blocks truth from our mind and seems to lock us into a world of fear, guilt and lack of Love. Were it not for God’s gift of the Holy Spirit to teach us how to distinguish truth from illusion, we would be locked into this dark world.

The way Home to the Light of Love is in our mind. We need only turn over all our beliefs to the Holy Spirit for His gentle correction. He will purify our beliefs, retaining only what is in alignment with God’s Love. The rest He dismisses for the nothingness it is.

Holy Spirit, guide our thoughts today. Heal our fearful beliefs and teach us to see the Love that is everywhere to be seen.

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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.

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