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The Antidote to Powerlessness

[Affirm:] I who remain as God created me would loose the world from all I thought it was. For I am real because the world is not, and I would know my own reality.

Then merely rest, alert but with no strain, and let your mind in quietness be changed so that the world is freed, along with you.

You need not realize that healing comes to many brothers far across the world, as well as to the ones you see nearby, as you send out these thoughts to bless the world. But you will sense your own release, although you may not fully understand as yet that you could never be released alone.

“Throughout the day, increase the freedom sent through your ideas to all the world, and say whenever you are tempted to deny the power of your simple change of mind:

I loose the world from all I thought it was, and choose my own [true reality in God] instead. (A Course in Miracles Workbook Lesson 132, W-pI.132.15:2-17:2. See also ACIM Lesson 132 Insights.)

The ego wants us to believe that we are powerless against outside forces from a capricious world. Even the ego’s concept of God is that He can take our “life” on a whim. But believing in a lie does not make it true, except in our perception.

We are not powerless because God has shared all His power and strength with us. We reclaim God’s gift by letting go of our belief in the ego’s lies. Because we are united with every brother in the Sonship, we bring healing to the world as we let go of what we have believed about the world.

As we pause in quietness and welcome the Holy Spirit’s Presence in our mind, our misperceptions are healed. We bless the world as we accept God’s Love and strength as ours. We already have the power to heal the world. We simply need to deny the ego’s denial of What we are in truth and choose instead to accept our reality in Love.

 

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How to Read References for Quotes from A Course in Miracles

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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