In every moment, you choose between truth and illusion, love and fear, salvation and attack. Yet the love is always there, even when you don't choose it. And in any moment, you can choose again.
While you are tempted to believe in the ego's dictates, seeing yourself as the effect of an illusionary world, you are in fact under no laws but God's. When you choose His unlimited Reality as the only Reality, you are no longer vulnerable to the limits of the world.
Today we will review these ideas:
The light has come.
In choosing salvation rather than attack, I merely choose to recognize what is already there. Salvation is a decision made already. Attack and grievances are not there to choose. That is why I always choose between truth and illusion; between what is there and what is not. The light has come. I can but choose the light, for it has no alternative. It has replaced the darkness, and the darkness has gone.
These would prove useful forms for specific applications of this idea:
This cannot show me darkness, for the light has come.
The light in you is all that I would see, [name].
I would see in this only what is there.
I am under no laws but God's.
Here is the perfect statement of my freedom. I am under no laws but God's. I am constantly tempted to make up other laws and give them power over me. I suffer only because of my belief in them. They have no real effect on me at all. I am perfectly free of the effects of all laws save God's. And His are the laws of freedom.
For specific forms in applying this idea, these would be useful:
My perception of this shows me I believe in laws that do not exist.
I see only the laws of God at work in this.
Let me allow God's laws to work in this, and not my own.
Quote of the Day
"All your past except its beauty is gone, and nothing is left but a blessing."
— Excerpted from A Course in Miracles
Printed from Oprah.com on Friday, December 6, 2013