You can develop spiritual vision when you begin seeing beyond feelings from the past. Training your mind to see past insults and hurts allows you to see beyond triggers from the past and perceive the actual reality. That's the miracle that you move from ego thought to loving thought.
With Lesson 6 allow yourself to be lifted above feelings from the past.
I am upset because I see something that is not there.
The exercises with this idea are very similar to the preceding ones. Again, it is necessary to name both the form of upset (anger, fear, worry, depression and so on) and the perceived source very specifically for any application of the idea. For example:
Again, if you resist applying the idea to some upsetting thoughts more than to others, remind yourself of the two cautions stated in the previous lesson:
"In every community, there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is the power to do it."
— Excerpted from A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of A Course in Miracles
Published on January 01, 2008