I am determined to see
We have been quite casual about our practice periods thus far. There has been virtually no attempt to direct the time for undertaking them, minimal effort has been required, and not even active cooperation and interest have been asked for. This casual approach has been intentional and very carefully planned. We have not lost sight of the crucial importance of the reversal of your thinking. The salvation of the world depends on it. Yet you will not succeed if you regard yourself as being coerced, and if you give in to resentment an opposition.
2 This is our first attempt to introduce structure. Do not misconstrue it as an effort to exert force or pressure. You want salvation. You want happiness. You want peace. You do not have them now because your mind is totally undisciplined, and you cannot distinguish between joy and sorrow, pleasure and pain, love and fear. You are now learning how to tell them apart. And great indeed will be your reward.
3 Your decision to see is all that vision requires. What you want is yours. Do not mistake the little effort that is asked of you for a sign that our goal is of little worth. Can the salvation of the world be a trivial aim? And can the world be saved if you are not? God has one Son, and he is the resurrection and the life. His will is done because all power is given Him in Heaven and on earth. In your determination to see is vision given you.
4 The exercises for today consist in reminding yourself throughout the day that you want to see. Today’s idea also tacitly implies the recognition that you do not see now. Therefore, as you repeat the idea, you are stating that you are determined to change your present state for a better one, and one you really want.
5 Repeat today’s idea slowly and positively at least twice an hour today, attempting to do so every half hour. Do not be distressed if you forget to do so, but make a real effort to remember. The extra repetitions should be applied to any situation, person, or event which upsets you. You can see them differently, and you will. What you desire you will see. Such is the real law of cause and effect as it operates in the world.
Personal Noted: “I am determined to see.” I am determined to see freedom and safety from all alarm. I am determined to see freedom from rejection and condemnation. I am determined to see freedom from shame and pain. I am determined to see Joy, Peace, Abundance to the full and overflowing. I am determined to see Love, Beauty, Wholeness, Laughter. I am determined to see Healing, Restoration, Salvation. I am determined to see myself as Unshaken, Unmovable, Standing on The Solid Rock of Jesus Christ my Lord and Savior. I am determined to see to angry brothers as God’s beloved sons and Masterpieces. Thank you for sharing with me. Walk in Love my friend.
God is Love
Love is God