I want to blame everything else as the source of my pain except what lay in my mind. I place my guilt anywhere I can. I insist where the guilt originates and that could be anywhere.

Now guilt in relationships, that keeps me as far away from the other person and the guilt. Whoa! It is a strange aspect of relationship that Jesus tells me. I think I want to be in a relationship, yet the guilt is so prominent within me that I could never possibly get close to another. And to top it off I will feel guilty.

I have to realize and acknowledge that I placed the guilt there. I am strongly attached to it so I see it everywhere. It places the brick walls between us carefully cemented with its mortar of hate.

I am not who I thought. I will not sue guilt or the past or the blame thereof to keep me in darkness. I accept the Atonement here and now. I no longer accept guilt. Instead I look upon myself with gentleness and love.

In this I can gaze upon everyone with equal, sustaining love. There is no special love. All are equal and the same for all are the One Son combined.

“Beyond the Son of God, and look upon his purity and be still. In quiet, look upon his holiness, and offer thanks unto his Father that no guilt has ever touched him.”

This is my practice. This is my prayer from sun up to sundown. May I know these words as sacred and as truth.


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