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Welcoming Our Will United with God

Help [your brothers] by offering them your unified mind on their behalf, as I am offering you mine on behalf of yours. Alone we can do nothing, but together our minds fuse into something whose power is far beyond the power of its separate parts. By not being separate, the Mind of God is established in [our minds] and as [our mind]. This Mind is invincible because it is undivided.

By the belief that your will is separate from mine, you are exempting yourself from the Will of God which is yourself. Yet to heal is still to make whole. Therefore, to heal is to unite with those who are like you, because perceiving this likeness is to recognize the Father. If your perfection is in Him and only in Him, how can you know it without recognizing Him? The recognition of God is the recognition of yourself. There is no separation of God and His creation. You will realize this when you understand that there is no separation between your will and mine. Let the Love of God shine upon you by your acceptance of me. My reality is yours and His. By joining your mind with mine you are signifying your awareness that the Will of God is One.

Our union is therefore the way to renounce the ego in you. The truth in both of us is beyond the ego. Our success in transcending the ego is guaranteed by God, and I share this confidence for both of us and all of us. (A Course in Miracles, T-8.V.1:5-8;2:3-12;4:2-4. See also ACIM Text Made Simple.)

Our belief that our will is separate from God makes us unaware that we already have all His Love, joy and peace. It is His Will that we are one with Him and share all His attributes. It is only a belief that has hidden our true Self from our awareness. This belief has made a dream that we think is real. In that dream we are alone, vulnerable, without Love, afraid and guilty. It is a dream of hell that seems to be inescapable.

But we are assured that we have a Friend Who is ready and willing to join with our mind to bring us to the remembrance that what God wills for us is real and ours now. We are the Love that seems to be absent in the world. We are not weak, for all of God’s strength is ours. We are not alone, for we are united in the loving Mind of God. This Friend is available to us in every instant, ready and willing to help us let go of beliefs that interfere with our awareness that we are safe and whole in the Mind of Love.

Let us walk together with our Friend today, welcome the fusion of our minds and learn of the Self God wills to be one with Him.

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