A collection of A Course in Miracles Quotes
Quotes on "Choice"
T1B30L "This is why it involves PERSONAL choice."
T1B30O "If you will remember that ALL princes INHERIT their power from the Father, the right choice becomes inevitable."
T1B37C "The only limit which is put on its choice is that it CANNOT serve two masters."
T2A12 "In reality, this is his ONLY choice, because his free will was made for his own joy in creating the perfect."
T2D5 "The truth is that you ARE responsible for what you THINK, because it is only at this level that you CAN exercise choice."
T2E13 "Given a death wish, a man has no choice except to ACT upon his thought, or behave CONTRARY TO it."
T3A38 "The reason why it was essential that HE make this correction was that the word "replace" was his choice originally, and reflected a temporary misunderstanding of his own."
T3F22 "Without them, your own choice is certain."
T3F22 "I cannot choose for you, but I CAN help you make your own right choice."
T3G28 "In every case, there has been a long process of choice, in which the individual has escaped from those he himself vetoed, while retaining those he voted FOR."
T3G44 "You CANNOT make inappropriate level distinctions within this choice."
T3H1 "The choice to judge rather than know has been the cause of the loss of peace."
T4A6 "The dis-spirited have no choice BUT to be narcissistic, and to be narcissistic IS to place your faith in the unworthy."
T4B16 "The ego cannot make this choice because of the nature of its origin."
T4G10 "The results will convince you increasingly that your choice in turning to me is the only sane one you can make."
T4G10 "No one who has learned from experience that one choice brings peace and joy while another brings chaos and disaster needs much conditioning."
T5D4 "In the holy state, the will is free in the sense that its CREATIVE power is unlimited, but choice itself is meaningless."
T5D7 "He is the part of your mind which ALWAYS speaks for the right choice, because he speaks for God."
T6B9 "There is no choice in this, because only you can BE the foundation of God's church."
T6H4 "It therefore makes the ULTIMATE choice inevitable."
T6H6 "This will finally liberate your will FROM choice, and direct it toward creation WITHIN the Kingdom."
T7E4 "As long as you believe that you can ATTEND to what is NOT true, you are accepting conflict as your CHOICE."
T7E4 "IS IT REALLY A CHOICE?"
T7I2 "This choice IS up to you, but it is NOT up to you to decide whether or not you will UTILIZE projection."
T7K3 "Therefore, you believe that an impossible choice IS open to you, which is both very fearful and very desirable."
T7K6 "Sharing His will WITH me is not really open to choice at all, though it may SEEM to be."
T8B4 "Their conflicted curriculum teaches them that ALL directions exist, and gives them no RATIONALE for choice."
T8C1 "There IS a rationale for choice."
T8D8 "What other choice could you make?"
T8D9 "Having made this choice, you will begin to learn and understand why you have believed that when you met someone else, you have thought he WAS someone else."
T8F3 "I am come to tell you that the choice of which is true is not yours."
T8F9 "This choice DOES make the Son's function unknown TO HIM, but never to his Creator."
T8H5 "Therefore, their choice of witnesses should be suspect from the beginning."
T9C8 "It seems absurd to have to emphasize repeatedly that the ego's qualifications as a guide are singularly unfortunate, and that it is a remarkably poor choice as a teacher of salvation."
T9D11 "Remember that you ARE choosing a guide for helping, and the wrong choice will NOT help."
T9F8 "Within the system which DICTATED this choice, the lament IS inevitable."
T9K14 "As long as both appear to you to be desirable, the concept of choice, which is not of God, will remain with you."
T9K14 "Time itself WAS your choice."
T9K14 "As always, your choice is determined by what you value."
T13H4 "The ego is the choice for guilt, the Holy Spirit the decision for blamelessness."
T13H14 "Madness may be your CHOICE, but NOT your reality."
T15C5 "It is, therefore, your choice, whether they support the ego or the Holy Spirit IN YOU."
T15D2 "But what you do not realize, each time you choose, is that your choice is your evaluation OF YOURSELF."
T15J5 "This is the choice you think you have, and the decision that you believe that you must make."
T15K1 "When they are brought together, and perceived WHERE THEY ARE, the choice BETWEEN them is nothing more than a gentle awakening, and as simple as opening your eyes to daylight, when you have no more need of sleep."
T16D2 "The ego's teaching produces IMMEDIATE results, because ITS decisions are immediately ACCEPTED AS YOUR CHOICE."
T16E4 "This is the choice they see."
T16E5 "And then the ONLY choice that remains possible, is which illusion you PREFER."
T16E5 "There IS no conflict in the choice between truth and illusion."
T16E5 "But conflict enters the instant the choice seems to be one BETWEEN ILLUSIONS, for this choice does NOT matter."
T16E5 "Where one choice IS as dangerous as the other, the decision MUST be one of despair."
T16F14 "And, to the same extent, you are DENYING truth, and so are making YOURSELF unable to make the simple choice between truth and illusion, fantasy and God."
T16F16 "The decision whether or not to listen to this course and follow it, is but the choice between truth and illusion."
T16F16 "How simple does this choice become when it is perceived as only what it is."
T16H1 "EVERY such choice is made because of something "evil" in the past, TO WHICH YOU CLING, and for which must SOMEONE ELSE "atone.""
T17D12 "Which one you choose, YOU will endow with beauty and reality, because the choice DEPENDS on which you value more."
T17F10 "Throughout the Sonship is the song of freedom heard, in joyous echo of your choice."
T17F10 "Think not your choice will leave YOU comfortless."
T18C10 "You are so used to choosing between dreams, you do not see that you have made, at last, the choice between the truth and ALL ILLUSIONS."
T19C9 "But think you carefully before you allow yourself to make this choice."
T19C9 "Approach it not lightly, for it IS the choice of hell or Heaven."
T19H3 "Here is your choice, and it IS free."
T19L3 "And it is here you choose whether to look upon it, or wander on, only to return and make the choice again."
T19L6 "Choose which he is, remembering that you will RECEIVE of him according to your choice."
T19L13 "And he will RECOGNIZE his choice by what he gives, and what is given HIM."
T19L14 "You came this far because the journey WAS your choice."
T20F4 "Vision OR judgment is your choice, but never BOTH of these."
T20G12 "But it is also here he makes his choice again, between idolatry and love."
T20H7 "Neither can serve the purpose of the other, for each one is a CHOICE of purpose, employed on its behalf."
T20I5 "Is the pitifully LITTLE the perfect choice to call upon for strength?"
T21A2 "There is no choice that lies between these two decisions."
T21A2 "And you will see the WITNESS to the choice you made, and learn from this to RECOGNIZE the one you made."
T21B4 "And so they keep the world they learned to "see" in their imagination, believing that their choice is that, or nothing."
T21C3 "It is impossible that the happenings that come to him were NOT his choice."
T21D5 "This mad direction was your CHOICE, and by your FAITH in what you chose, you made what you desired."
T21F1 "Perception is a choice, and NOT a fact."
T21F2 "But on this choice depends far more than you may realize as yet."
T21F2 "But your awareness of it NEEDS your help, because it IS your choice."
T21F3 "There is ANOTHER vision and ANOTHER voice, in which your freedom lies, awaiting but your choice."
T21G6 "You tell him, BY your choice, that he is damned; separate from you and from his Father, forever and without a hope of safe return."
T21G6 "And what you chose he be, is but your choice for YOU."
T21H8 "Forget not that the choice of truth or sin, power or helplessness, IS the choice of whether to attack or HEAL."
T21H8 "And what IS this decision, but the choice whether to see him through the body's eyes, or let him be REVEALED to you through vision?"
T21H8 "But what you WANT to see, MUST be your choice."
T22C8 "HOW He will do it IS beyond your understanding, but WHEN must be your choice."
T22E2 "It is only the first few steps along the right way that seem hard, because you HAVE chosen, but you still think you can go back and make the other choice."
T22E3 "A choice made with the power of Heaven to uphold it cannot BE undone."
T22G1 "He will believe it possible of mind OR body, and he will make the other SERVE his choice, as means to find it."
T23B9 "For conflict is the choice BETWEEN illusions, one to be crowned as real, the other vanquished and despised."
T23C6 "His Son can TELL Him this, and He has but the choice whether to take his word for it, or be mistaken."
T23E5 "Here murder IS your choice."
T23E5 "Yet, from above, the choice is miracles, INSTEAD of murder."
T23E5 "And the perspective COMING FROM this choice shows you the battle is NOT real, and easily escaped."
T23E6 "How can the truth of miracles be RECOGNIZED, if murder is your choice?"
T23E9 "Who, with the love of God upholding him, could find the choice of miracles or murder hard to make?"
T24G9 "A senseless wandering, without a purpose and without accomplishment of any kind, is all the other choice can offer you."
T24H4 "For, in that choice, lie both its health AND harm."
T24H12 "It is not bound to specialness, but by your choice."
T24H12 "And it IS given you to make a different choice, and use perception FOR A DIFFERENT PURPOSE."
T25B3 "Perception is a choice of what you want YOURSELF to be; the world you WANT to live in, and the state in which you think your mind will be content and satisfied."
T25C2 "Yet is this hopelessness your choice, while you would seek for hope where none is EVER found."
T25D6 "The time he chooses can be ANY time, for help is there, awaiting but his choice."
T25D8 "For these two questions ARE the same, and, when you see them AS the same, your choice is made."
T25D10 "Forgetting not that what he is to YOU will make this choice YOUR future."
T25D10 "Make, then, your choice, but recognize that, in this choice, the purpose of the world you see is chosen, and WILL be justified."
T25E1 "Yet it IS the way in which the aim is seen that makes the choice of means inevitable, and beyond the hope of change UNLESS THE AIM IS CHANGED."
T25G4 "Here, where the laws of God do NOT prevail in perfect form, can he yet do ONE perfect thing, and make ONE perfect choice."
T25G6 "The specialness he chose to HURT himself did God appoint to be the means for his salvation, from the very instant that the choice was made."
T25G7 "The Son of God can make NO choice the Holy Spirit can not employ on his BEHALF, and NOT against himself."
T25H4 "This IS the choice you make."
T25H8 "Yet, if His Will is seen as madness, then the FORM of sanity which makes it most acceptable to those who ARE insane requires special choice."
T25H8 "Nor CAN this choice be made BY the insane, whose problem IS their choices are NOT free, and made with reason in the light of sense."
T25H9 "To this One is given the choice of form most suitable to him; one which will NOT attack the world he sees, but enter into it in quietness, and SHOW him it is mad."
T26D1 "For it is CONFLICT that makes choice complex."
T26D3 "Salvation IS a borderland, where place and time and choice have meaning still, and yet it can be seen that they are temporary, OUT of place, and EVERY choice has been ALREADY made."
T26D4 "The one ESSENTIAL thing to make a choice at all is this distinction."
T26D4 "In this one, choice IS made impossible."
T26D5 "Yet who can make a choice BETWEEN the wish for Heaven and the wish for hell, unless he recognizes they are NOT the same?"
T26D5 "Its ONLY purpose is to teach what is the same and what is different, leaving room to make the only choice that CAN be made."
T26D5 "There is no basis FOR choice in this complex and over-complicated world."
T26D5 "For no-one understands what is the same, and seems to choose where no choice really is."
T26D5 "The real world is the area of choice made real, NOT in the outcome, but in the perception of alternatives FOR choice."
T26D6 "That there IS choice is an illusion."
T26D6 "How simple is the choice between two things so clearly UNalike."
T26F1 "There are but TWO directions you can take, while time remains and choice is meaningful."
T26H8 "We call it "wish" because it still conceives of other choices, and has not yet reached beyond the world of choice entirely."
T27D7 "There is no CHOICE of function anywhere."
T27D7 "The choice you fear to lose you never HAD."
T27H2 "The choice will NOT be difficult, because the problem is absurd when clearly seen."
T27H9 "The choice IS yours to make between a sleeping death and dreams of evil, or a happy wakening and joy of life."
T27H10 "But if the choice is REALLY given you, then you must see the causes of the things you choose BETWEEN exactly AS they are and WHERE they are."
T27H10 "An honest choice could NEVER be perceived as one in which the choice is split between a tiny you and an enormous world, with DIFFERENT dreams about the truth in you."
T27H14 "He brings FORGIVING dreams, in which the choice is NOT who is the murderer, and who shall be the victim."
T28C4 "It teaches you there IS a choice of dreams while you are still asleep, depending on the PURPOSE of your dreaming."
T28C12 "They are the dream's ALTERNATIVE, the choice to be the dreamer, rather than deny the active role in making up the dream."
T28C12 "And thus the mind is free to make another choice instead."
T28F1 "There IS no other choice."
T28G2 "It behaves in ways you want, but NEVER makes the choice."
T28H3 "There is no in between, no other choice, and no allegiance to be split BETWEEN the two."
T28H4 "All miracles are based upon this choice, and GIVEN you the instant it is made."
T28H4 "No forms of sickness are immune, because the choice cannot be MADE in terms of form."
T28H4 "The choice of SICKNESS seems to be a form, yet it is one, as is its opposite."
T29C1 "And you will NOT see the many gains your choice has offered you."
T29E1 "The choice is NOT between which dreams to keep, but ONLY if you want to live in dreams, or to awaken from them."
T30C2 "And to OPPOSE Him is to make a choice against YOURSELF, and choose that YOU be bound."
T30E6 "And you can make a simple choice that will forever place you far BEYOND deception."
T31A11 "It is the RECOGNITION that it is a state of mind UNWANTED that becomes the means whereby the choice is reassessed; another outcome seen to be preferred."
T31B2 "Yet must we see them both, before you can look PAST them, to the ONE Alternative that IS a different choice."
T31B2 "What YOU would choose between is NOT a choice, and gives but the ILLUSION it is free, for it will have ONE outcome either way."
T31B2 "Thus is it really not a choice at all."
T31B4 "Between these two IS choice, because from them there IS a different outcome."
T31B8 "And in THIS choice is learning's outcome changed, for Christ has been reborn to BOTH of you."
T31C1 "As you prepare to make a choice that will result in DIFFERENT outcomes, there is first one thing that must be overlearned."
T31D1 "Because it is a place where choice among illusions seems to be the ONLY choice."
T31D2 "Real choice is no illusion."
T31D2 "There IS no choice in its alternatives."
T31D2 "Their end is certain, for there is no choice among them."
T31D2 "The choice is not WHAT will the ending be, but WHEN it comes."
T31D3 "There IS no choice where every end is sure."
T31D3 "It is true indeed there is no choice at all within the world."
T31D5 "For while he sees a choice where there is none, what power of decision can he use?"
T31D5 "And what decision has power, if it be applied in situations without choice?"
T31D5 "The learning that the world can offer but ONE choice, no matter what its form may be, is the beginning of acceptance that there is a REAL alternative instead."
T31D7 "There IS a choice which you have power to make, when you have seen the real alternatives."
T31D7 "UNTIL that point is reached you HAVE no choice, and you can but decide how you would choose the better to deceive yourself again."
T31E11 "This shifts the concept of the self from what is wholly passive, and at least makes way for active choice, and some acknowledgment that interaction must have entered in."
T31E12 "The main advantage of the shifting to the second from the first is that you somehow entered in the choice by YOUR decision."
T31E13 "And what can think has choice, and CAN be shown that different thoughts have different consequence."
T31F1 "There is no choice in vision but this one."
T31F1 "On this one choice does all your world depend, for here have you established what you are, as flesh or Spirit in your own belief."
T31F3 "It merely asks that this should be your CHOICE."
T31G12 "Yet it can look with love or look with hate, depending only on the simple choice of whether you would JOIN with what you see, or keep yourself apart and separate."
T31H2 "How do you make the choice?"
T31H2 "Trials are but lessons which you failed to learn presented once again, so where you made a faulty choice before you now can make a better one, and thus escape all pain which what you chose before has brought to you."
T31H5 "And thus are miracles as natural as fear and agony APPEARED to be before the choice for holiness was made."
T31H5 "For IN that choice are false distinctions gone, illusory alternatives laid by, and nothing left to INTERFERE with truth."
T31H6 "Choose once again what you would have him be, remembering that every choice you make establishes your own identity as you will see it, and believe it IS."
T31H9 "And in this choice is everyone made free."
T31H10 "Salvation's song will echo through the world with every choice they make."
W51L3 "Is not this a better choice than the one I made before?"
W52L4 "The choice is not whether to see the past or the present: it is merely whether to see or not."
W64L6 "It is impossible that any decision on earth can have a content different from just this one simple choice."
W64L6 "That is the only choice the Holy Spirit sees."
W64L6 "Therefore it is the only choice there is."
W66L7 "There are no other guides but these to choose between, and no other outcomes possible as a result of your choice but the fear which the ego always engenders and the love which the Holy Spirit always offers to replace it."
W66L10 "Try to make this choice as you think about the premises on which our conclusion rests."
W98L4 "While those as yet unborn will hear the call we heard, and answer it, when they have come to make their choice again."
W98L11 "Tell Him once more that you accept the part which He would have you take, and help you fill, and He will make you sure you want this choice, which He has made with you, and you with Him."
W102L4 "Then seek this function deep within your mind, for it is there, awaiting but your choice."
W102L4 "You cannot fail to find it when you learn it is your choice, and that you share God's Will."
W106L10 "Do not forget today to reinforce your choice to hear and to receive the Word by your reminder, given to yourself as often as is possible today: "Let me be still and listen to the truth."
W129L6 "Such is the choice."
W129L9 "For we have seen its opposite at last, and we are grateful that the choice is made."
W129L9 "Remember your decision hourly, and take a moment to confirm your choice by laying by whatever thoughts you have, and dwelling briefly only upon this: "The world I see has nothing that I want."
W130L1 "And your thinking but reflects your choice of what you want to see."
W130L5 "They are the range of choice beyond which your decision cannot go."
W130L6 "The world you see is proof you have already made a choice as all-embracing as its opposite."
W130L9 "And you will know God's strength upheld as you made this choice."
W130L10 "Dismiss temptation easily today whenever it arises, merely by remembering the limits on your choice."
W130L10 "Perception is consistent with your choice, and hell or Heaven comes to you as one."
W130L11 "Yet the release of Heaven still remains within your range of choice, to take the place of everything that hell would show to you."
W133L3 "The laws which govern choice you cannot make, no more than you can make alternatives from which to choose."
W133L4 "It would be most ungenerous to you to let alternatives be limitless, and thus delay your final choice until you had considered all of them in time, and not been brought so clearly to the place where there is but one choice which must be made."
W133L5 "Another kindly and related law is that there is no compromise in what your choice must bring."
W133L5 "Each choice you make brings everything to you or nothing."
W133L5 "Therefore, if you learn the tests by which you can distinguish everything from nothing, you will make the better choice."
W133L8 "Why is the choice you make of value to you?"
W133L11 "And so we come to the criterion for choice which is the hardest to believe, because its obviousness is overlaid with many levels of obscurity."
W133L11 "If you feel any guilt about your choice, you have allowed the ego's goals to come between the real alternatives, and thus you do not realize there are but two."
W134L10 "Thus will you see alternatives for choice in terms which render choosing meaningful, and keep your mind as free of guilt and pain as God Himself intended it to be, and as it is in truth."
W135L17 "Its past experience directs its choice of what will happen."
W136L3 "In that second, even less, in which the choice is made, you recognize exactly what you would attempt to do, and then proceed to think that it is done."
W136L7 "It is a choice you make, a plan you lay when, for an instant, truth arises in your own deluded mind, and all your world appears to totter and prepare to fall."
W136L9 "Thus is the body stronger than the truth, which asks you live but cannot overcome your choice to die."
W137L12 "The other choice is but to ask what cannot be to be, and this cannot succeed."
W138L1 "In this world Heaven is a choice, because here we believe there are alternatives to choose between."
W138L2 "It is this strange perception of the truth which makes the choice of Heaven seem to be the same as the relinquishment of hell."
W138L3 "Choice is the obvious escape from what appears as opposites."
W138L4 "And even this but seems to be a choice."
W138L4 "And when that one is made, you will perceive it was no choice at all, for truth is true and nothing else is real."
W138L6 "In this insanely complicated world Heaven appears to take the form of choice, rather than merely being what it is."
W138L6 "Here is the final and the only choice in which is truth accepted or denied."
W138L7 "So we begin today considering the choice that time was made to help us make."
W138L9 "The choice cannot be made until alternatives are accurately seen and understood."
W138L10 "The conscious choice of Heaven is as sure as is the ending of the fear of hell, when it is raised from its protective shield of unawareness, and is brought to light."
W138L10 "Yet who can fail to make a choice between alternatives when only one is seen as valuable; the other as a wholly worthless thing, a but imagined source of guilt and pain?"
W138L11 "Who hesitates to make a choice like this?"
W138L11 "We make the choice for Heaven as we wake, and spend five minutes making sure that we have made the one decision that is sane."
W138L11 "We recognize we make a conscious choice between what has existence and what has nothing but an appearance of the truth."
W138L12 "Before we close our eyes in sleep tonight we reaffirm the choice that we have made each hour in between."
W138L12 "As every hour passed, we have declared our choice again in a brief quiet time devoted to maintaining sanity."
W139L1 "Here is the end of choice."
W139L1 "And what is choice except uncertainty of what we are?"
W152L1 "No one suffers pain except his choice elects this state for him."
W153L6 "Perhaps you will recall the course maintains that choice is always made between His strength and your own weakness seen apart from Him."
W155L2 "What other choice is really theirs to make?"
W155L3 "This is the simple choice we make today."
W155L3 "The mad illusion will remain awhile in evidence, for those to look upon who chose to come, and have not yet rejoiced to find they were mistaken in the choice."
W165L1 "What could keep from you what you already have, except your choice to see it not, denying it is there?"
W170L8 "You make a choice, standing before this idol, seeing him exactly as he is."
W170L11 "The choice you make today is certain."
W170L11 "And you return to a new world unburdened by its weight; beheld not in its sightless eyes, but in the vision that your choice restored to you."
W170L13 "We choose again and make our choice for all our brothers, knowing they are one with us."
W170R57 "Help me now to lead you back to where the journey was begun, to make another choice with me."
W185L9 "This is the choice you make."
W189L5 "The choice is given you."
W189L9 "But we do choose to let Him come, and with this choice we rest."
W190L11 "And so again we make the only choice that ever can be made; we choose between illusions and the truth, or pain and joy, or hell and Heaven."
W193L6 "Shall we not learn to say these words when we are tempted to believe that pain is real, and death becomes our choice instead of life?"
W194L9 "And if we are tempted to attack, we will appeal to Him Who guards our rest to make the choice for us that leaves temptation far behind."
W200L6 "Who could hope for more while there appears to be a choice to make between success and failure; love and fear?"
W220IN29 "We have found the way He chose for us, and made the choice to follow it as He would have us go."
W263L1 "A madman's dream is hardly fit to be my choice, instead of all the loveliness with which You blessed creation; all its purity, its joy, and its eternal, quiet home in You.""
W282L1 "And this the choice to recognize the Self Whom God created as the Son He loves, and Who remains my one Reality."
W286L1 "In You is every choice already made."
W317L1 "Until I make this choice, I am the slave of time and human destiny."
W329L1 "That choice was made for all eternity."
W334L1 "This is my choice today."
W335L1 "Forgiveness is a choice."
W351L1 "Yet this perception is a choice I make, and can relinquish."
W351L1 "And with this choice I see my sinlessness, my everlasting Comforter and Friend beside me, and my way secure and clear."
W365EP5 "We will be told exactly what God wills for us each time there is a choice to make."
W365EP5 "And He will speak for God and for your Self, thus making sure that hell will claim you not, and that each choice you make brings Heaven nearer to your reach."
M1A2 "The question is not whether you will teach, for in that there is no choice."
M2A1 "His qualifications consist solely in this; somehow, somewhere he has made a deliberate choice in which he did not see his interests as apart from someone else's."
M2A4 "Such was their choice, and it is given them."
M3A1 "Time waits on his choice, but not whom he will serve."
M3A4 "This is inevitable, because he made the right choice in that ancient instant which he now relives."
M3A4 "So has the teacher, too, made an inevitable choice out of an ancient past."
M5C2 "They choose in perfect honesty, sure of their choice of themselves."
M5E2 "What choice but this has meaning to the sane?"
M6B1 "It is the choice of weakness, in the mistaken conviction that it is strength."
M6C2 "Special agents seem to be ministering to him, yet they but give form to his own choice."
M6D2 "To them God's teachers come to represent another choice which they had forgotten."
M11A6 "For he has given up their cause, and they, which never were but the effects of his mistaken choice, have fallen from him."
M13A6 "It is a conscious choice."
M18A7 "Kill or be killed, for here alone is choice."
M21A4 "Stop for a moment now and think of this: Is conflict what you want, or is God's peace the better choice?"
U2A6 "In this world the only remaining freedom is the freedom of choice; this choice is always between two choices or two voices."
U2A6 "Will is not involved in perception at any level, and has nothing to do with choice."
U3A1 "A symbol of impossibility; a choice for options that do not exist."
U3A10 "Problem and answer lie together here, and having met at last the choice is clear."
P3G1 "To question it must then become his choice."
P3H2 "But once Christ enters in, what choice is there except to have Him stay?"
P3H9 "There is no other choice of pathways that can ever lead to peace."
S1C6 "Before it can become holy, then, prayer becomes a choice."
S1E3 "The aim of prayer is to release the present from its chains of past illusions; to let it be a freely chosen remedy from every choice that stood for a mistake."
S2B8 "This is the choice you make; the simplest one, and yet the only one that you can make."
S2B10 "Yet you must learn alternatives for choice, or you will not be able to attain your freedom."
S3C2 "And so it is discarded as a choice, as one lays by a garment now outworn."
S3C3 "This is what death should be; a quiet choice, made joyfully and with a sense of peace, because the body has been kindly used to help the Son of God along the way he goes to God."
G1A10 "Can you choose otherwise, when all the world is standing breathless, waiting on your choice?"
Quotes on "Choose"
T1B30M ""Take up thy cross and follow me" should be interpreted to read "Recognize your errors and choose to abandon them by following My guidance.""
T1B41F "While he is IN the body, however, man can choose between loveless and miraculous channels of creativity."
T1B41R "But you must still choose freely to devote your heritage to the greater Restoration."
T1C8 "But you should consider whether you WANT to wait, because you CAN return now, if you choose."
T2B29 "Flight can be undertaken in whatever direction you choose, but note that the concept itself implies flight FROM something."
T2B42 "It became increasingly apparent that all of the defenses which man can choose to use constructively or destructively were not enough to save him."
T2E13 "He can thus choose ONLY between homicide and fear."
T2E19 "Both miracles AND fear come from his thoughts, and if he were not free to choose one, he would also not be free to choose the other."
T2F3 "After this, their ability to choose can be reasonably directed."
T3A16 "His unprovoked irritation was unpardonable EXCEPT by himself, and he did not choose to pardon it."
T3A34 "Actually, of course, it does not matter what you call him, but NOTE that you FELT FREE at that time to CHOOSE the name YOU preferred to use."
T3F8 "His Creation is beyond his own error variance, and this is why he MUST eventually choose to heal the Separation."
T3F23 ""Many are called but few are chosen" SHOULD read, "ALL are called but few choose to listen."
T3F23 "Therefore, they do not choose RIGHT.""
T3F23 "The "chosen ones" are merely those who choose right SOONER."
T3G36 "If you become concerned with totally irrelevant factors, such as the physical condition of a classroom, the number of students, the hour of the course, and the many elements which you may choose to select for emphasis as a basis for misperception, you have lost the knowledge of what ANY interpersonal relationship is for."
T3H3 "This cannot be avoided in any type of judgment, because it IMPLIES the belief that reality is yours to choose FROM."
T4B30 "His Home will stand forever, and is ready for you when you choose to enter."
T4E1 "If you cannot hear the voice of God, it is because you do not choose to listen."
T4G14 "I repeat that I do not choose God's channels wrongly."
T4G24 "You are still free to choose."
T5C11 "That is why you can choose to listen to two voices within you."
T5D5 "Freedom to choose is the same POWER as freedom to create, but its APPLICATION is different."
T5D8 "Your divided devotion has given you the two voices, and you must choose at which altar you will to serve."
T5D10 "You understand the role of models in the learning process, and the importance of the models you value and choose to follow in determining what you will to learn."
T5I12 "You CANNOT choose to escape His care, because that is not His will."
T5I12 "But you CAN choose to accept His care, and use the infinite power OF His care for all those He created BY it."
T6B5 "You are free to perceive yourselves as persecuted if you choose."
T6B5 "But you might remember when you DO choose to react that way that I WAS persecuted as the world judges, and did NOT share this evaluation for myself."
T6G8 "The way out of conflict between two opposing thought systems is clearly TO CHOOSE ONE AND RELINQUISH THE OTHER."
T6H5 "As long as you must be vigilant against ANYTHING, however, you are not recognizing this, and are holding the belief that you can CHOOSE EITHER ONE."
T6H6 "By teaching you WHAT to choose, the Holy Spirit will ultimately be able to teach you that YOU NEED NOT CHOOSE AT ALL."
T7I2 "It therefore produces abundance or scarcity, depending on how you choose to apply it."
T8B4 "They cannot choose one, because they CANNOT relinquish the others EVEN IF THE OTHERS DO NOT EXIST."
T8D6 "The goal of the curriculum, regardless of the teacher you choose, is KNOW THYSELF."
T8E10 "I can TEACH you, but only you can choose to LISTEN to my teaching."
T8F9 "But their thought is so powerful that they can even imprison the mind of God's Son IF THEY SO CHOOSE."
T9F10 "Choose, then, what you want in these terms, and accept nothing that you would not offer to God as wholly fitting for HIM, for YOU do not want anything else."
T9G1 "Which will you choose?"
T9I19 "He is the belief that YOU CAN CHOOSE WHICH GOD IS REAL."
T10A1 "And you WILL be faithful to the father you choose."
T10C7 "Whatever journey you choose to take, He will go with you, waiting."
T10F13 "For only the insane would choose fear IN PLACE of love, and only the insane could believe that love can be gained by ATTACK."
T11C15 "But you who choose to banish fear WILL succeed."
T11H7 "As you look IN, you choose the guide for seeing, and THEN look out, and behold his witnesses."
T12F2 "And ONLY if you are, would you choose to bring this darkness WITH you, and by holding it in your minds, see it as a dark cloud that shrouds your brothers, and conceals their reality from your sight."
T13C4 "When you condemn a brother, you are saying, "I who WAS guilty choose to REMAIN so.""
T13E3 "Whatever your reactions to the Holy Spirit's voice may be, whatever voice you choose to listen to, whatever strange thoughts may occur to you, God's Will IS done."
T13F6 "Those who choose to BE deceived, will merely ATTACK direct approaches, which would seem but to ENCROACH upon deception, and strike at it."
T13H3 "I choose to testify to my ACCEPTANCE of the Atonement, NOT FOR ITS REJECTION."
T13H6 "If he refuses it, he binds himself TO darkness because he did not choose to free his brother, and enter light WITH him."
T13H8 "The power that God has given to His Son IS his, and nothing else can His Son see, or choose to look upon, without imposing on HIMSELF the penalty of guilt, IN PLACE of all the happy teaching the Holy Spirit would gladly offer him."
T14D13 "You may choose to lead YOURSELVES astray, but you can only be BROUGHT TOGETHER by the Guide appointed FOR you."
T15D1 "You will ALWAYS choose one AT THE EXPENSE of the other."
T15D2 "Choose littleness, and you will NOT have peace, for you will have judged yourself UNWORTHY of it."
T15H3 "No-one would choose to let go what he believes has value."
T15I9 "For the ego would limit everyone TO a body for ITS purposes, and, while you think it HAS a purpose, you will choose to utilize the means by which IT tries to turn its purpose into accomplishment."
T15J10 "You will have to choose between TOTAL freedom and TOTAL bondage, for there are no alternatives but these."
T16H10 "Remember that you ALWAYS choose between truth and illusion, between the REAL Atonement that would heal, and the ego's "atonement," that would destroy."
T16H11 "You choose this, or NOTHING."
T17D12 "It is still up to you to choose to be willing to join with truth or illusion."
T17D12 "But remember that to choose ONE, is to LET THE OTHER GO."
T17D12 "For you can NEVER choose EXCEPT between God and the ego."
T17E12 "And ONLY on this basis are you REALLY free to choose."
T17F7 "You need not part entirely, if you choose not to do so."
T18A1 "To substitute is to CHOOSE BETWEEN, renouncing one IN FAVOR of the other."
T18F7 "And so I choose THIS instant as the one to offer to the Holy Spirit, that His blessing may descend on us, and keep us BOTH in peace.""
T19B8 "You freely choose to OVERLOOK his errors, looking PAST all barriers between your self and his, and seeing them AS ONE."
T19I3 "What is impossible to you who choose His Will as yours?"
T19L13 "Everyone gives as he receives, but HE must choose what it will BE that he receives."
T20E4 "Those who choose freedom will experience only ITS results."
T20G5 "Would He Who SEES the face of Christ choose as His home the only place in all the universe where it can NOT be seen?"
T20G12 "Here it is given him to choose to spend this instant paying tribute to the body, or LET himself be given freedom from it."
T20I9 "Nothing is in between, and which you choose determines what you see."
T21C1 "And, if you choose AGAINST it now, it will NOT be because it is obscure, but rather that this LITTLE cost seemed, in YOUR judgment, to be TOO MUCH to pay for peace."
T21D5 "But he CAN choose where he would have it BE."
T21D6 "You made perception, that you might choose among your brothers, and seek for sin with them."
T21D8 "For all who choose to look AWAY from sin ARE given vision, and ARE led to holiness."
T21E5 "You have perceived the EGO'S madness, and NOT been made afraid, because you did not choose to SHARE in it."
T21F2 "For, on the voice you choose to hear, and on the sights you choose to see, depends ENTIRELY your whole belief of what you ARE."
T21G5 "If you choose sin INSTEAD of healing, you would condemn the Son of God to what can NEVER be corrected."
T21G7 "The instant that you choose to let YOURSELF be healed, in that same instant is his whole salvation seen as complete WITH yours."
T21H9 "And if you CHOOSE to see a world WITHOUT an enemy, in which you are NOT helpless, the MEANS to see it WILL be given you."
T21I2 "It comes as surely unto those who see the final question is NECESSARY to the rest, as peace MUST come to those who choose to heal, and NOT to judge."
T22C6 "Now MUST you choose between yourself and this ILLUSION of yourself."
T22C8 "Reason will tell you that there IS no middle ground where you can pause uncertainly, waiting to choose between the joy of Heaven and the misery of hell."
T22C8 "UNTIL you choose Heaven, you ARE in hell and misery."
T22G14 "You would not choose attack on its reality, if it were not ESSENTIAL to attack to see it SEPARATE FROM ITS CREATOR."
T23E6 "When it occurs, leave not your place on high, but quickly choose a miracle INSTEAD of murder."
T24B1 "And now must war, the SUBSTITUTE for peace, come with the one alternative that you CAN choose for love."
T24B2 "The secret enemies of peace, your least decisions to choose attack instead of love, unrecognized and swift to challenge YOU to combat and to violence far more inclusive than you think, are there by your election."
T24G7 "Choose, then, his body OR his holiness as what you WANT to see, and which you choose is yours to look upon."
T24G7 "Yet will you choose in countless situations, and through time which seems to have no end, until the truth be your decision."
T25C6 "This IS its purpose, and you do NOT make the frame INTO the picture, when you choose to see it in its place."
T25D5 "The lamps of Heaven are NOT for it to choose to see them where it will."
T25J8 "The little problems that you keep and hide become your secret sins BECAUSE you did not choose to let them be removed FOR you."
T26D6 "And, in the recognition this is so, lies the ability to give up ALL attempts to choose BETWEEN them, and make them different."
T26D6 "Where ALL reality has been withdrawn from what was NEVER true, can it BE hard to give it up, and choose what MUST be true?"
T26F1 "You but choose whether to go TOWARD Heaven, or away to nowhere."
T26F1 "There is nothing else to choose."
T26F5 "What disappeared too quickly to affect the simple knowledge of the Son of God, can hardly still be there for you to choose to be your teacher."
T26G1 "For who can choose to keep the ones which he prefers, and find the safety that the truth alone can give?"
T26H16 "But it IS arrogant to LAY ASIDE the power that He gave, and choose a little, senseless wish instead of what He wills."
T27B8 "For now it witnesses to NOTHING yet, its purpose being open, and the mind made free again to choose what it is FOR."
T27E4 "That is the one that you should choose."
T27G3 "You cannot choose AMONG them which are real, for any one you choose is like the rest."
T27G3 "This name or that, but nothing more, you choose."
T27H4 "And he MUST see it in ANOTHER hand, if he would be a victim of attack he did NOT choose."
T27H8 "He CANNOT choose to waken from a dream he did not make."
T27H9 "This is the ONLY picture you can see, the ONE alternative that you can choose, the OTHER possibility of cause, if you be NOT the dreamer of your dreams."
T27H9 "And this IS what you choose, if you deny the cause of suffering is in YOUR mind."
T27H10 "What COULD you choose between, but life or death, waking or sleeping, war or peace, your dream or your reality?"
T27H10 "Who could be free to choose BETWEEN effects, when only ONE is seen as up to you?"
T27I12 "Yet you need but learn you choose but NOT to listen, NOT to see."
T29D3 "The darkness cannot CHOOSE that it remain."
T29H7 "You CHOOSE your dreams, for they are what you wish, perceived AS IF it had been given you."
T30B9 "The only question really is WITH WHAT you choose to make them."
T30B10 "And you ask help of Christ or anti-Christ, and which you choose WILL join with you, and tell you what to do."
T30B10 "It is set by what you choose to live it WITH, and HOW the friend whose counsel you have sought perceives your happiness."
T30F9 "And do not choose an idol thoughtlessly, remembering that he will pay the cost as well as you."
T30I4 "CHOOSE what you would heal, and He Who gives all miracles has not been given freedom to bestow His gifts upon God's Son."
T31B4 "Herein is life as easily as death, for what you choose you choose as well for him."
T31D1 "Thus you think, within the narrow band from birth to death, a little time is given you to use for you alone; a time when everyone conflicts with you, but you can choose which road will lead you out of conflict, and AWAY from difficulties which concern you not."
T31D1 "What MUST go with you, you will take with you whatever road you choose to walk along."
T31D7 "All choices in the world depend on this; - You choose BETWEEN your brother and yourself, and you will gain as much as he will lose, and what you lose is what is given him."
T31E7 "Yet is all learning that the world directs begun and ended with the single aim of teaching you this concept of yourself, that you will choose to follow this world's laws, and never seek to go BEYOND its roads, nor realize the way you see yourself."
T31E11 "If you are what you chose your brother be, alternatives were there to choose between, and someone must have first decided on the one to choose, and let the others go."
T31F1 "If you choose flesh, you never will escape the body as your own reality, for you have chosen that you want it so."
T31F1 "But choose the Spirit, and all Heaven bends to touch your eyes, and bless your holy sight, that you may see the world of flesh no more, except to heal and comfort and to bless."
T31F2 "If you choose to see the body, you behold a world of separation, unrelated things, and happenings that make no sense at all."
T31F4 "It makes no difference what you look upon, nor what you choose to feel or think or wish."
T31F5 "You who believe that you can choose to see the Son of God as you would have him be, forget not that no CONCEPT of yourself will stand against the truth of what you are."
T31G3 "No longer did you choose that you should be the sign of "evil" and of guilt in him."
T31G6 "Yet it need not be fixed, unless you choose to hold it past the hope of change, and keep it static and concealed within your mind."
T31G14 "CAN this be difficult to choose AGAINST?"
T31G14 "Consider what temptation is, and see the real alternatives you choose between."
T31G14 "And of these you choose but ONE."
T31H1 "Would you BE this, if Christ appeared to you in all His glory, asking you but this, "Choose once again if you would take your place among the Saviors of the world, or would remain in hell, and hold your brothers there.""
T31H2 "You ALWAYS choose between YOUR weakness and the strength of Christ in you."
T31H2 "And what you choose is what you think is real."
T31H3 "In every difficulty, all distress, and each perplexity you face Christ calls to you, and gently says, "My brother, choose again.""
T31H4 "Be never fearful of temptation then, but see it as it is; another chance to choose again, and let Christ's strength prevail in every circumstance and every place you raised an image of yourself before."
T31H9 "For you WILL hear, and you WILL choose again."
T31H9 "And as I would but do Your holy Will, so will they choose."
W32L5 "It does not matter which you choose."
W44L7 "Your mind cannot be stopped in this unless you choose to stop it."
W51L4 "I choose to have them replaced by what they were intended to replace."
W52L4 "Now I would choose again, that I may see."
W53L2 "I am grateful that this world is not real, and that I need not see it at all unless I choose to value it."
W53L2 "And I do not choose to value what is totally insane and has no meaning."
W53L3 "Now I choose to withdraw this belief, and place my trust in reality."
W55L3 "And It is this that I choose to see, in place of what I look on now."
W57L1 "How can I be the victim of a world which can be completely undone if I so choose?"
W59L3 "It is these I choose when I think I can see apart from Him."
W59L3 "It is these I choose when I try to see through the body's eyes."
W59L3 "It is through this vision that I choose to see."
W64L4 "Therefore every time you choose whether or not to fulfill your function, you are really choosing whether to be happy or not."
W73L8 "And end forever the insane belief that it is hell in place of Heaven that you choose."
W88L2 "In choosing salvation rather than attack I merely choose to recognize what is already there."
W88L2 "Attack and grievances are not there to choose."
W88L2 "That is why I always choose between truth and illusion; between what is there and what is not."
W88L2 "I can but choose the light, for it has no alternative."
W91L5 "You can escape the body if you choose."
W98L4 "We do not choose but for ourselves today."
W100L2 "Why should you choose to go against His Will?"
W117L1 "And so I choose To entertain no substitutes for love."
W125L7 "Three times today, at times most suitable for silence, give ten minutes set apart from listening to the world, and choose instead a gentle listening to the Word of God."
W126L5 "It is an eccentricity in which you sometimes choose to give indulgently an undeserved reprieve."
W129L6 "This world holds nothing that you really want, but what you choose instead you want indeed!"
W129L7 "I choose to see that world instead of this, For here is nothing that I really want.""
W130L2 "And who can choose to see a world of which he is afraid?"
W130L5 "The real and the unreal are all there is to choose between, and nothing more than these."
W131L3 "Otherwise, you still are free to choose a goal that lies beyond the world and every worldly thought, and one which comes to you from an idea relinquished yet remembered, old yet new; an echo of a heritage forgot, yet holding everything you really want."
W131L9 "Today we will not choose a paradox in place of truth."
W132L17 "Throughout the day, increase the freedom sent through your ideas to all the world, and say whenever you are tempted to deny the power of your simple change of mind: "I loose the world from all I thought it was, And choose my own reality instead.""
W133L3 "But it is wise to learn the laws you set in motion when you choose, and what alternatives you choose between."
W133L6 "First, if you choose a thing that will not last forever, what you chose is valueless."
W133L7 "Next, if you choose to take a thing away from someone else, you will have nothing left."
W134L16 "Then choose one brother as He will direct, and catalogue his "sins" as one by one they cross your mind."
W136L3 "They seem to be unconscious but because of the rapidity with which you choose to use them."
W136L11 "You can but choose to think you die, or suffer sickness or distort the truth in any way."
W136L14 "It is found at any time; today, if you will choose to practice giving welcome to the truth."
W138L1 "We think that all things have an opposite, and what we want we choose."
W138L4 "There is no opposite to choose instead."
W138L11 "And shall we hesitate to choose today?"
W152L1 "Nothing occurs but represents your wish, and nothing is omitted that you choose."
W153L11 "It is the function of God's ministers to help their brothers choose as they have done."
W154L7 "They choose no roles that are not given them by His authority."
W155L2 "Those who choose to come to it are seeking for a place where they can be illusions, and avoid their own Reality."
W155L12 "What way but this could be a path which you would choose instead?"
W156L3 "What lives is holy as Himself because what shares His Life is part of Holiness, and could no more be sinful than the sun could choose to be of ice; the sea elect to be apart from water, or the grass to grow with roots suspended in the air."
W185L9 "You choose God's peace or you have asked for dreams, and dreams will come as you requested them."
W187L7 "Your blessing lies on everyone who suffers when you choose to see all suffering as what it is."
W188L9 "Now we choose that it be innocent, devoid of sin, and open to salvation."
W189L9 "And so today we do not choose the way in which we go to Him."
W190L6 "And it will change entirely as you elect to change your mind, and choose the joy of God as what you really want."
W190L11 "Let our gratitude unto our Teacher fill our hearts as we are free to choose our joy instead of pain, our holiness in place of sin, the peace of God instead of conflict, and the light of Heaven for the darkness of the world."
W192L9 "And it will fall or be averted as you choose to be condemned or free."
W194L7 "He is free to choose again when he has been deceived; to change his mind when he has made mistakes."
W195L8 "Thus we cannot choose to overlook some things, and yet retain some other things still locked away as sins."
W200R66 "I choose instead ."
W202L1 "Why would I choose to stay an instant more where I do not belong, when God Himself has given me His Voice to call me home?"
W210L1 " 190) "I choose the joy of God instead of pain.""
W210L1 "And that I choose instead of what I made."
W213L1 "And so I choose to learn His lessons, and forget my own."
W226L1 "If I so choose, I can depart this world entirely."
W246L2 ""I will accept the way You choose for me to come to You, my Father."
W246L2 "And so I choose to love Your Son."
W254L2 "And so we do not choose to keep them."
W255L1 "It does not seem to me that I can choose to have but peace today."
W255L1 "And let the peace I choose be mine today bear witness to the truth of what He says."
W255L2 "The peace You gave him still is in his mind, and it is there I choose to spend today.""
W256L1 "But we can dream we have forgiven him in whom all sin remains impossible, and it is this we choose to dream today."
W261L2 "I choose to be as You created me, and find the Son whom You created as my Self.""
W269L1 "Today I choose to see a world forgiven, in which everyone shows me the face of Christ, and teaches me that what I look upon belongs to me; that nothing is, except Your holy Son.""
W271L1 "Today I choose to look upon what Christ would have me see, to listen to God's Voice, and seek the witnesses to what is true in God's creation."
W271L2 "And this I choose to be what I would look upon today.""
W278L2 "I choose the way to You instead of madness and instead of fear."
W290W83 "What is there it would choose to be condemned, and what is there that it would judge against?"
W314L1 ""Father, we were mistaken in the past, and choose to use the present to be free."
W317L1 "Salvation waits until I take this part as what I choose to do."
W317L2 ""Father, Your way is what I choose today."
W317L2 "Where it would lead me do I choose to go; what it would have me do I choose to do."
W324L1 "I can but choose to wander off a while, and then return."
W330L1 "Let us choose today that He be our Identity, and thus escape forever from all things the dream of fear appears to offer us."
W334L1 "God's Voice is offering the peace of God to all who hear and choose to follow Him."
W335L1 "I choose to see what I would look upon, and this I see, and only this."
W347L1 "But You have offered freedom, and I choose to claim Your gift today."
W348L2 "And only that we choose to be our will as well as His."
W351L1 "Choose, then, for me, my Father, through Your Voice."
W355L1 "It is You I choose, and my Identity along with You."
M3A3 "Because your will is free you can accept what has already happened at any time you choose, and only then will you realize that it was always there."
M3A3 "As the course emphasizes, you are not free to choose the curriculum, or even the form in which you will learn it."
M5C2 "They choose for all mankind; for all the world and all things in it; for the unchanging and unchangeable beyond appearances; and for the Son of God and his Creator."
M5E2 "And who would choose the weakness that must come from harm in place of the unfailing, all-encompassing and limitless strength of gentleness?"
M6B1 "Who would choose suffering unless he thought it brought him something, and something of value to him?"
M6D2 "Would you choose sickness in place of this?"
M11A4 "Why would you choose such an arbitrary basis for decision-making?"
M12A1 "You cannot choose what this should be."
M12A1 "But you can choose how you would see it."
M12A1 "Indeed, you must choose this."
M13A6 "God's teachers choose to look on dreams a while."
M14A8 "Decide against Him and you choose nothing at the expense of the awareness of everything."
M21A4 "Would you not rather live than choose to die?"
M24A5 "Why would you choose to start again, when he has made the journey for you?"
M30A6 "A loving father does not let his child harm himself or choose his own destruction."
P3H2 "What is symptom cure, when another is always there to choose?"
P4A1 "This does not mean that you select him, nor that you choose the kind of "treatment" that is suitable."
P4A2 "Would you rather choose who would be god, or hear the Voice of Him Who is God in you?"
P4B9 "Yet at each meeting there is One Who says, "My brother, choose again.""
S1C6 "You do not choose for another."
S1C6 "You can but choose for yourself."
S1E2 "For no-one can receive effects alone, and choose a cause from which they do not come to offer them to him."
S2B10 "And you must choose between them every instant while this world retains reality for you."
S2D2 "Do not, then, seek to understand what is beyond you yet, but let it be a way to draw you up to where the sight of Christ becomes the eyes you choose."
S2D4 "God did not choose this sorry path for you."
S3E4 "Never forget this; it is you who are God's Son, and as you choose to be to him so are you to yourself, and God to you."
G1A7 "He cannot choose to change His Son, nor make your mind accept the perfect freedom He has given you."
G1A7 "You can choose but one, and which you choose is total."
G1A8 ""Choose once again" is still your only hope."
MSG19A3 "But I can take you there anytime you choose."
Quotes on "Choices"
T1B41I "Your instability and his weakness have resulted from bad karmic choices, and your relationship NOW is crucial for the future."
T1B41BA "The lack of love (or faulty need-orientation) which led to your particular person (not OBJECT) choices CAN BE corrected within the existent framework, and would HAVE to be in the larger interest of overall progress."
T5D4 "As a result, there ARE choices which you must make."
T5G11 "The ego and the Holy Spirit are the ONLY choices which are open to you."
T7K6 "I trust MY choices ONLY because they ARE God's Will."
T9K14 "While this is not true in Eternity, it IS true in time, so that, while time lasts in YOUR minds, there WILL be choices."
T11F6 "Poor learners are not good choices for teachers, either for themselves or for anyone else."
T15D1 "Littleness and glory are the choices open to your striving and your vigilance."
T27H10 "What choices can be made between two states, but ONE of which is clearly recognized?"
T31B2 "And by your wish, you set two choices to be made each time you think you must decide on anything."
T31G14 "Be not deceived by what appears as many choices."
W133L12 "It is far more than merely letting you make choices easily and without pain."
W138L4 "You need to be reminded that you think a thousand choices are confronting you when there is really only one to make."
W138L6 "Of all the choices you have tried to make this is the simplest, most definitive, the prototype of all the rest, the one which settles all decisions."
W152L4 "It is concealed behind a vast array of choices which do not appear to be entirely your own."
W155L7 "For sacrifice and deprivation are paths which lead nowhere, choices for defeat, and aims which will remain impossible."
W242L1 "And He is glad to make no choices for me but the ones that lead to God."
M3A3 "Choices made long since appear to be open; yet to be made."
M13A6 "For they have learned that all choices are made consciously, with full awareness of their consequences."
Quotes on "Chooses"
T1B24L "Man is free to believe what he chooses."
T1B37C "The Soul is therefore unalterable because it is ALREADY perfect, but the mind can elect the level it chooses to serve."
T2A10 "He does not have to continue to believe what is not true, unless he chooses to do so."
T3G33 "It is essential that he KNOW this about himself, but he cannot know it while he chooses to interpret himself as vulnerable enough to BE hurt."
T4A5 "He can speak from his Soul or from his ego, precisely as he chooses."
T4A9 "Unless he does so, he is free to crucify himself as often as he chooses."
T4C19 "The ego is free to complete the stem: "When I was completely on my own" in any way it chooses, but it is NOT free to consider the validity of the premise itself, because this premise is its FOUNDATION."
T5D7 "It is therefore LOST TO HIM, until he chooses right."
T10F17 "Selective perception chooses its witnesses carefully, and its witnesses ARE consistent."
T16H3 "The fantasies it brings to the special relationships it chooses, in which to act out its hate, are fantasies of YOUR destruction."
T19B15 "For it remains JOINED to its source, which is its jailor or its liberator, according to which it chooses as ITS purpose FOR ITSELF."
T19I1 "No-one can die, unless he chooses death."
T21G11 "And where he CHOOSES to be merciful, there is he free."
T21G11 "But where he chooses to condemn instead, there is he held a prisoner, waiting in chains his pardon on HIMSELF, to set him free."
T22G2 "This is a situation SO contradictory and SO impossible that anyone who chooses this has NO idea of what is valuable."
T25B3 "It chooses where you think your safety lies, AT YOUR DECISION."
T25D6 "And when he chooses to AVAIL himself of what is given him, then will he see each situation that he thought before was means to justify his anger, turned to an event which justifies his love."
T25H5 "And if he chooses to believe ONE thought OPPOSED to truth, he has decided he is NOT his Father's Son, because the Son is mad, and sanity must lie apart from both the Father AND the Son."
T26H15 "Each instant is the Son of God reborn, until he chooses NOT to die again."
T26H15 "In every wish to hurt he chooses death, instead of what his Father wills for him."
W110R36 "Place the ideas within your mind, and let it use them as it chooses."
W133L6 "What fades and dies was never there, and makes no offering to him who chooses it."
W154L2 "Seeing your strengths exactly as they are, and equally aware of where they can be best applied, for what, to whom and when, He chooses and accepts your part for you."
W166L15 "Be witness in your happiness to how transformed the mind becomes which chooses to accept His gifts and feel the touch of Christ."
M2A1 "A teacher of God is anyone who chooses to be one."
M5E2 "Who chooses hell when he perceives a way to Heaven?"
M6B2 "But if he chooses death himself, his weakness is his strength."
M6C2 "He chooses them to bring tangible form to his desires."
M6C3 "He looks on what he chooses to see."
M14A4 "Who in his sane mind chooses nothing as a substitute for everything?"
M17A4 "If this is so, let him but remember that he chooses to spend time with God as soon as possible, and let him do so."
M17A10 "Rooted in sacrifice and separation, two aspects of one error and no more, he merely chooses to give up all that he never had."
U3A10 "Who chooses hell when it is recognized?"
P2A5 "By whatever routes He chooses, all psychotherapy leads to God in the end."
S1A5 "This does not mean that you cannot get messages for another, if it is God Who chooses this way of reaching him."
Quotes on "Choosing"
T1B37H "The abundance of Christ is the natural result of choosing to follow him."
T3F22 "Sane perception INDUCES sane choosing."
T4E18 "YOURS is so distorted that you believe that I was mistaken in choosing you."
T5D3 "By choosing one, you give up the other."
T5D5 "Choosing MEANS divided will."
T5D5 "The Holy Spirit is one way of choosing."
T5D7 "The Holy Spirit is your guide in choosing."
T6H6 "Choosing through the Holy Spirit will only lead you TO it."
T8C2 "Is there ANY possible reason for choosing a teacher such as this?"
T12D6 "For unless you learn that PAST pain is delusional, you are choosing a future of delusions, and losing the endless opportunities which you COULD find for release in the present."
T12F7 "For if you do, you are choosing to remain in the darkness THAT IS NOT THERE, and refusing to accept the light that is offered you."
T13H5 "It is the natural result of CHOOSING RIGHT, attesting to your happiness that comes from choosing to be FREE of guilt."
T16D2 "But remember how much care you have exerted in choosing its witnesses, and in AVOIDING those who spoke for the Cause of truth, and ITS effects."
T16F16 "For ONLY fantasies made confusion in choosing possible, and they are totally UNreal."
T16H1 "What basis would you have for choosing a special partner, WITHOUT the past?"
T21D8 "They have renounced the means for sin, by choosing to let all limitations be REMOVED."
T24B1 "Your CHOOSING it has given it ALL the reality it seems to have."
T25G5 "He HAS a special part in time, for so he chose, and choosing it, made it for himself."
T26D1 "And ONLY if there were could choosing be a necessary step in the advance toward Oneness."
T26D4 "In the real world, is choosing simplified."
T30B2 "This means that you are choosing NOT to be the judge of what to do."
T31D1 "And YOU are in control of outcomes of your choosing."
T31D7 "This course attempts to teach no more than that the power of decision cannot lie in choosing different forms of what is still the SAME illusion and the SAME mistake."
T31E11 "Yet who was it that did the choosing first?"
W53L3 "In choosing this, I will escape all the effects of the world of fear because I am acknowledging that it does not exist."
W86L6 "Specific applications of this idea might be in these forms: "I am choosing between misperception and salvation as I look on this.""
W104L2 "Therefore we will to have them now, and know in choosing them in place of what we made, we but unite our will with what God wills, and recognize the same as being One."
W129L6 "What loss can be for you in choosing not to value nothingness?"
W129L6 "It waits but for your choosing it to take the place of all the things you seek but do not want."
W133L3 "The choosing you can do; indeed you must."
W133L12 "Choosing is easy just because of this."
W138L5 "Choosing depends on learning."
W271L1 "Each day, each hour, every instant, I am choosing what I want to look upon, the sounds I want to hear, the witnesses to what I want to be the truth for me."
M1A2 "The purpose of the course might be said to provide you with a means of choosing what you want to teach on the basis of what you want to learn."
S2B3 "Select the loving and forgive the sin by choosing in its place the face of Christ."
Quotes on "Chosen"
T1B41I "These are by no means chosen at random."
T4A5 "If he speaks from his Soul, he has chosen to "be still and know that I am God.""
T4B25 "But your egos have chosen to be afraid INSTEAD of meeting it."
T4B29 "Only God could make a home that was worthy of His Creations, who have chosen to leave it empty by their own dispossession."
T4B37 "B's course was very carefully chosen, because "abnormal psychology" IS ego psychology."
T4F12 "Indeed, many of the things you want to learn are chosen BECAUSE their value will not last."
T4G14 "You have been chosen to live so as to demonstrate that You are NOT an ego."
T4G15 "My chosen receiving and sending channels cannot fail, because I will lend them MY strength as long as theirs is wanting."
T4I3 "But this is not why you were chosen to go."
T4I3 "Your ego cannot tolerate ego-weakness, either, without ambivalence, because it is afraid of its own weakness and the weakness of its chosen home."
T5D3 "Guidance is EVALUATIVE, because it implies that there is a RIGHT way and also a WRONG way, one to be chosen and the other avoided."
T5D4 "You have chosen to be in a state of opposition, in which opposites are possible."
T6A3 "You have been chosen to teach the Atonement precisely BECAUSE you have been EXTREME examples of allegiance to your thought systems, and therefore have developed the capacity FOR allegiance."
T6B9 "Disciples are followers, but if the model they follow has chosen to SAVE THEM PAIN IN ALL RESPECTS, they are probably unwise NOT to follow him."
T6E6 "You have chosen a sleep in which you have had bad dreams, but the sleep is not real, and God calls you to awake."
T6G11 "This, then IS a step in the direction OUT of conflict, because it means that alternatives have been considered, and ONE has been chosen as MORE DESIRABLE."
T7C3 "You have heard many arguments on behalf of "the freedoms," which would indeed have BEEN freedom if man had not chosen to FIGHT for them."
T7L4 "I call upon you again to remember that I have chosen you to teach the Kingdom TO the Kingdom."
T8E21 "On this journey, you have chosen me as your companion INSTEAD of your ego."
T9F8 "With the grandeur of God in you, you have chosen to be little, and lament your littleness."
T9I18 "You have chosen to fear love BECAUSE of its perfect harmlessness."
T10F19 "Everyone convinces you of WHAT YOU WANT TO PERCEIVE, and of the reality of the Kingdom you have chosen for your vigilance."
T11F9 "For the curriculum you have chosen is AGAINST love, and amounts to a course in HOW TO ATTACK YOURSELF."
T13F4 "And it is THESE, and NOT the truth, that he has chosen to defend and love."
T13H5 "The miracle teaches you that you have chosen guiltlessness, freedom, and joy."
T14F10 "SEPARATION therefore remains the ego's chosen condition."
T15C5 "And you will know which you have chosen, by THEIR reactions."
T15F4 "In His function as Interpreter of what you have made, the Holy Spirit USES special relationships, which YOU have chosen to support the ego, as a learning experience which points to truth."
T15H5 "For the chain of savagery belongs not around the chosen host of God, who CANNOT make himself host to the ego."
T16D7 "You have CHOSEN this, by your own willingness to teach."
T16F13 "Nor can your chosen substitute for the Wholeness of God, have ANY influence at all upon It."
T17F10 "For you have chosen but the goal of God, from which your true intent was NEVER absent."
T18C11 "Its coming means that you have chosen truth, and it has come, because you have been willing to let your special relationship meet its conditions."
T18D3 "If you knew Who walks beside you on THIS way, which YOU have chosen, fear would be impossible."
T19K4 "These are your chosen FRIENDS."
T20C2 "It will adorn its chosen home most carefully, making it ready to RECEIVE the gifts it wants, by offering them to those who come unto its home, or those it would ATTRACT to it."
T20C3 "No-one but sees his chosen home an altar to HIMSELF."
T20C4 "But look you first upon the altar in your chosen home, and see what you have laid upon it, to offer me."
T20C4 "If it be thorns, whose points gleam sharply in a blood-red light, the body is your chosen home, and it is separation that you offer me."
T20C7 "Your chosen home is on the other side, BEYOND the veil."
T20G4 "The body is the ego's chosen weapon for seeking power THROUGH relationships."
T20H5 "And if you see the body, you have chosen judgment, and NOT vision."
T20I5 "How can the engine of destruction be PREFERRED, and chosen to REPLACE the holy home the Holy Spirit offers, where HE will dwell WITH you?"
T22B12 "You are indeed correct in looking on each other as His chosen home."
T22G2 "Where freedom of the BODY has been chosen, the mind is used as MEANS, whose value lies in its ability to contrive ways to achieve the body's freedom."
T22G4 "This holy relationship, lovely in its innocence, mighty in strength, and blazing with a light far brighter than the sun which lights the sky YOU see, is chosen of your Father as a means for His Own plan."
T23B3 "For your beliefs converge upon the body, the ego's chosen home, which you believe is YOURS."
T23E5 "Here you have CHOSEN to be part of it."
T23E6 "For you have chosen to remain where He would have you."
T24C1 "And ALWAYS whom it thus diminishes would be your Savior, had you not chosen to make of him a tiny measure of your specialness instead."
T25E1 "And THEN the means are chosen once again, as what will bring rejoicing is defined ANOTHER way, and sought for differently."
T26F1 "And you will go along the way your chosen teacher leads."
T26J1 "And never will you know He is in YOU as well, while you attack His chosen home, and battle with His host."
T27D5 "Yet it sets no limits YOU have chosen to impose."
T28H4 "It will not join a purpose not your own, and you have chosen that it NOT be sick."
T29C1 "Until you realize you give up NOTHING; until you understand there IS no loss; you will have some regrets about the way that you have chosen."
T30C2 "And would God leave His Son WITHOUT what he has chosen for himself?"
T31A7 "However much you may have overlearned your chosen task, the lesson which reflects the Love of God is stronger still."
T31B4 "If he be the leader or the follower to you, it matters not, for you have chosen death."
T31C6 "You will not WANT to hold in guilt your chosen enemies, nor keep in chains to the illusion of a changing love the ones you think are friends."
W28L7 "Not only should the subjects be chosen randomly, but each one should be accorded equal sincerity as today's idea is applied to it, in an attempt to acknowledge the equal value of them all in their contribution to your seeing."
W29L4 "Our six two minute practice periods for today should follow a now familiar pattern; begin with repeating the idea to yourself, and then apply it to randomly chosen subjects about you, naming each one specifically."
W52L4 "What I have chosen to see has cost me vision."
W72L7 "Your chosen Savior takes His place instead."
W110R37 "It is the Holy Spirit's chosen means for your salvation."
W121L10 "You probably have chosen him already."
W138L9 "Heaven is chosen consciously."
W153L9 "And in defenselessness we stand secure, serenely certain of our safety now, sure of salvation; sure we will fulfill our chosen purpose as our ministry extends its holy blessing through the world."
W153L10 "God's ministers have chosen that the truth be with them."
W153L10 "What defense could possibly be needed by the ones who are among the chosen ones of God by His election and their own as well?"
W154L5 "Nor does he question the right of him who does, nor ask why he has chosen those who will receive the message that he brings."
W155L4 "Many have chosen to renounce the world while still believing its reality, and they have suffered from a sense of loss and have not been released accordingly."
W155L4 "Others have chosen nothing but the world, and they have suffered from a sense of loss still deeper, which they did not understand."
W166L7 "This is your chosen self, the one you made as a replacement for reality."
W170L11 "You have reached this place before, but you have chosen that this cruel god remain with you in still another form, and so the fear of God returned with you."
W170L12 "You have chosen Him in place of idols, and your attributes, given by your Creator, are restored to you at last."
W194L9 "No longer is the world our enemy, for we have chosen that we be its friends."
W220W12 "What can come between a fixed projection and the aim that it has chosen as its needed goal?"
W220W13 "In frantic action it pursues its goal, twisting and overturning what it sees as interfering with its chosen path."
W250W42 "What it seeks for now is chosen by the aim the mind has taken as replacement for the goal of self-deception."
W254L2 "And in the stillness, hallowed by His Love, God speaks to us and tells us of our Will, as we have chosen to remember Him."
W257L2 ""Father, forgiveness is Your chosen means for our salvation."
W269L1 "It is the means which You have chosen to become the way to show me my mistakes, and look beyond them."
W272L2 "And if we hear temptation call to us to stay and linger in a dream, we turn aside and ask ourselves if we, the Sons of God, could be content with dreams, when Heaven can be chosen just as easily as hell, and love will happily replace all fear."
W275L1 "Yet has this day been chosen as the time when we will seek and hear and learn and understand."
W286L1 "This is the day that has been chosen as the time in which I come to understand the lesson that there is no need that I do anything."
W310L1 ""This day, my Father, would I spend with You, as You have chosen all my days should be."
W312L1 "It is impossible to overlook what you would see, and fail to see what you have chosen to behold."
W335L1 "And I will see it, having chosen to behold my brother in its holy light."
W349L1 "It will be given me because I have chosen it as the gift I want to give."
M1A5 "How are they chosen?"
M3A1 "They were chosen for him because the form of the universal curriculum that he will teach is best for them in view of their level of understanding."
M3A1 "Once he has chosen to fulfill his role, they are ready to fulfill theirs."
M4A5 "These are teaching-learning situations in which each person is given a chosen learning partner who presents him with unlimited opportunities for learning."
M6D1 "These patients do not realize they have chosen sickness."
M6D1 "On the contrary, they believe that sickness has chosen them."
M11A5 "He gave himself to Him Whose judgment he has chosen now to trust instead of his own."
M18A2 "For he will give only what he has chosen for himself."
M22A4 "Gradually, he learns how to let his words be chosen for him by ceasing to decide for himself what he will say."
P3F8 "Let us stand silently before God's Will, and do what It has chosen that we do."
P4B3 "Yet something happened to him, however slight it may have been, when he chose to be a healer, however misguided the direction he may have chosen."
P4B7 "Their image remains, because they have chosen that it be so."
P4B9 "He has chosen a road on which there is great temptation to misuse his role."
S2D4 "What you have chosen still can be undone, for prayer is merciful and God is just."
S3B4 "The power to heal is now his Father's gift, for through His Voice He still can reach His Son, reminding him the body may become his chosen home, but it will never be his home in truth."
S3E1 "They have chosen holiness, and given up all separate dreams of special attributes through which they can bestow unequal gifts on those less fortunate."
G1A3 "And you will think that God has ceased to care for you who have betrayed the Son He loves, and chosen fear and guilt to be their friends."
G5A2 "He loves you as a lover loves his own; his chosen one, his joy, his very life, the one he seeks when she has gone away, and brings him peace again on her return."
Quotes on "Chose"
T1B41AU "You and Bill both chose your present sex partners shamefully, and would have to atone for the lack of love which was involved in any case."
T3F13 "Until it chose to do this, it willed only to know."
T3H10 "Souls were given their own true authorship, and men preferred to remain anonymous when they chose to separate themselves FROM their Author."
T11E7 "For what you chose to "sell" had to be kept FOR you, since you COULD not "buy" it back."
T11G3 "You CHOSE to forget your Father, but you did NOT will to do so."
T11H5 "Two ways of looking at the world are in your mind, and your perception will reflect the guidance you chose."
T11I2 "But he is far from you whose Self he is, for you chose to attack him, and he disappeared from your sight into his Father."
T13F6 "It DECEIVES you, because you chose to deceive YOURSELVES."
T20G12 "Here he can ACCEPT the holy instant, offered him to REPLACE the unholy one he chose before."
T21C2 "I CHOSE the feelings I experience, and I DECIDED ON the goal I would achieve."
T21D8 "But first they chose to RECOGNIZE how much their faith had limited their understanding of the world, DESIRING to place its power elsewhere, should another point of view be GIVEN them."
T21H8 "And whom you would have healed, MUST be the one you chose to be PROTECTED from attack."
T23C23 "How can you know whether you chose the stairs to Heaven or the way to hell?"
T24B7 "Could you attack each other if you chose to see NO specialness of any kind between you?"
T24C3 "They chose their specialness INSTEAD of Heaven and INSTEAD of peace, and wrapped it carefully in sin, to keep it "safe" from truth."
T24C11 "Give him but what he has, remembering God gave Himself to BOTH of you in equal love, that both might share the universe with Him Who chose that love could never be divided and kept separate from what it IS and must forever be."
T24D6 "Here is the hell you chose to be your home."
T24D6 "He chose not this for you."
T25E2 "It is your wish that MAKES it what it is in its effect on you, BECAUSE you chose it as a means to GAIN these same effects, believing them to be the bringers of rejoicing and of joy."
T25F4 "In everyone you see but the reflection of what you chose to have HIM be to you."
T25H9 "BECAUSE He is not mad, has God appointed One as sane as He to raise a saner world to meet the sight of everyone who chose insanity as his salvation."
T25H11 "The One Who speaks for Him can show you this, in the alternative He chose especially for you."
T26F9 "He was reborn the instant that he chose to die, instead of live."
T27G7 "And Truth WILL be revealed to you who chose to let Love's symbols TAKE THE PLACE of sin."
T30C3 "Look once again upon your enemy, the one you chose to hate instead of love."
T30C5 "And now is God forgiven, for you chose to look upon your brother as a friend."
T30I4 "And he becomes the willing slave of what he chose instead."
T31C5 "The mind that thinks it is a sin has but ONE purpose; that the body be the source of sin, and KEEP it in the prison house it chose, and guards, and holds itself at bay, a sleeping prisoner to the snarling dogs of hate and evil, sickness and attack; of pain and age, of grief and suffering."
T31E10 "You might, for instance, be the thing you chose to have your BROTHER be."
T31E11 "There is some understanding that you chose for BOTH of you, and what he represents has meaning that was given it by YOU."
T31E12 "And you must SHARE his guilt, because you chose it FOR him, in the image of your own."
T31F2 "And constancy arises in the sight of those whose eyes salvation has released from looking at the cost of keeping guilt, because they chose to let it go instead."
T31H4 "The Saviors of the world, who see like Him, are merely those who chose His strength instead of their own weakness, seen APART from Him."
W60L2 "And I begin to remember the Love I chose to forget, but Which has not forgotten me."
W131L6 "It is as far removed from time as is a tiny candle from a distant star, or what you chose from what you really want."
W133L11 "And the alternative you think you chose seems fearful and too dangerous to be the nothingness it actually is."
W138L12 "And finally we close the day with this, acknowledging we chose but what we want: "Heaven is the decision I must make."
W153L18 "Think you He will not make this possible for you who chose to carry out His plan for the salvation of the world and yours?"
W166L6 "Yet is he really tragic when you see that he is following the way he chose, and need but realize Who walks with him, and open up his treasures to be free?"
W166L9 "Perhaps He has not wholly been outwitted by your plan to keep His Son in deep oblivion, and go the way you chose without your Self."
W166L13 "The gifts are yours, entrusted to your care, to give to all who chose the lonely road you have escaped."
W184L12 "The Name of God is the inheritance He gave to those who chose the teaching of the world to take the place of Heaven."
W329L1 "And This I chose in my creation, where my will became forever one with Yours."
W333L2 " "Father, forgiveness is the light You chose to shine away all conflict and all doubt, and light the way for our return to You."
W358L1 "Your Voice, my Father, then is mine as well, and all I want is what You offer me, in just the form You chose that it be mine."
W365EP3 "His is the Word you chose to be your own."
P4B4 "Yet it is the means of return; the way God chose for the return of His Son."
Quotes on "Decide"
T1B41G "Only what HE creates is his to decide."
T3A35 "It would be better if HE called, but he may not decide to do so."
T3F19 "(That is largely for Bill I wish he would decide to use that talent of his constructively."
T3F19 "He doesn't have to decide it is one OR the other.)"
T3H13 "The problem which everyone MUST decide is the fundamental question of his own authorship."
T4C12 "You have no sense of real self-preservation and are very likely to decide that you need precisely what would hurt you most."
T4E6 "KNOW you are deprived of nothing, except by your own decisions, and then decide otherwise."
T4G2 "Bill will probably have more trouble with this than you, but if he will try not to close his mind, he may decide that we are NOT engaging in denial after all."
T4G17 "I am grateful to him for that, and I hope he will not decide that it is true only for you."
T5I19 "Therefore, the first step in the undoing is to recognize that YOU ACTIVELY DECIDED WRONGLY, BUT CAN AS ACTIVELY DECIDE OTHERWISE."
T5I20 "I made the decision myself, but I can also decide otherwise."
T5I20 "I WILL to decide otherwise, because I WANT to be at peace."
T5I20 "I WILL to let Him by allowing Him to decide for God for me."
T6G9 "The ego tries to persuade you that it is up to YOU to decide which voice is true."
T6G9 "That is why we suggested before that there was help in reminding yourselves to allow the Holy Spirit to decide for God for YOU."
T6G10 "But it MUST be insane to believe IT IS UP TO YOU to decide what God's Creations ARE."
T7G11 "But they ARE problems in UNDERSTANDING, because they MEAN that you perceive WHAT you can understand as UP TO YOU TO DECIDE."
T7K6 "And the ONLY way out of the fallacy is to decide that YOU DO NOT HAVE TO DECIDE ANYTHING."
T8J7 "If, then, a mind believes that ITS will is different FROM His, it can only decide either that there IS no God, or that GOD'S WILL IS FEARFUL."
T9D9 "The light in HIS mind will therefore ANSWER the questioner, who MUST decide with God that there IS light BECAUSE HE SEES IT."
T9F2 "And YOU abide in peace, when you so decide."
T9H4 "God will never decide AGAINST you, or He would be deciding against Himself."
T9H5 "The reason you do not know YOUR creations is simply that you would decide against them, as long as your minds are split, and to attack what you have created is impossible."
T10H8 "Decide for the answer, and you WILL have it, for you will see it as it is, and it is yours already."
T11A1 "If you decide that someone is REALLY trying to attack you, or desert you or enslave you, you will respond as if he had actually DONE so, BECAUSE you have made his error REAL to you."
T11G3 "And THEREFORE, you CAN decide otherwise."
T11G6 "Only then will you decide to awake."
T11H10 "YOU CAN DECIDE TO SEE IT RIGHT."
T11H13 "As you decide so will you see."
T11I3 "Yet it is no more up to you to decide what is visible and what is invisible, than it is up to you to decide what reality is."
T13F3 "If you decide to have and give and BE nothing except a dream, you MUST direct your thoughts unto oblivion."
T13H4 "What you can decide BETWEEN is fixed, because there are no alternatives, EXCEPT truth and illusion."
T13H9 "Whenever you decide to make decisions FOR YOURSELF, you are thinking self-destructively, and the decision WILL BE WRONG."
T13H11 "You need NOT decide whether or not you are DESERVING of it."
T13H11 "Do not decide AGAINST it, for being of Him it MUST be true."
T13H13 "WITHOUT His guidance, you will think you know alone, and will decide AGAINST your peace, as surely as you made the wrong decision in ever thinking that Salvation lay in you alone."
T13H15 "Say to the Holy Spirit only, "Decide for me," and it is done."
T13H15 "For you decide for THEM AND for yourself."
T13H15 "How gracious is it to decide all things through Him, Whose equal love is given equally to all alike."
T13I5 "Decide that God is right, and YOU are wrong, about yourself."
T13I6 "Your function here is only to decide AGAINST deciding what you want, in recognition that YOU DO NOT KNOW."
T13I6 "How, then, CAN you decide what you should do?"
T13I7 "When you have learned how to decide WITH God, ALL decisions become as easy and as right as breathing."
T15D7 "Decide for God through Him."
T15D11 "Decide with me, who have decided to abide with you."
T15E1 "YOU must decide on WHEN it is."
T15F3 "How can YOU decide that special aspects of the Sonship CAN GIVE YOU MORE THAN OTHERS?"
T21C3 "Be happy, and you GAVE the power of decision to Him Who MUST decide for God for you."
T21H6 "But let him only ask himself these questions, which he MUST decide to have it done FOR him: "Do I DESIRE a world I rule, instead of one where I AM ruled?"
T21H7 "This final question which is indeed the last you need decide, still seems to hold a threat the rest have lost for you."
T21H12 "And, if he sees his happiness as ever-changing, now this, now that, and now an elusive shadow attached to nothing, he DOES decide against it."
T22C7 "For you who ARE the same will NOT decide alone."
T22E1 "The whole purpose of coming this far is to decide WHICH BRANCH YOU WILL TAKE FROM HERE ON."
T22G15 "The ONLY question to be answered to decide which MUST be true, is WHETHER YOU ARE DIFFERENT."
T22G17 "Let TRUTH decide if you be different or the same, and TEACH you which is true."
T24B2 "For it IS at their mercy while you decide to leave it there."
T24G10 "And would you decide AGAINST the holiness He sees?"
T25F4 "If you decide against his proper function, the ONLY one he really has in truth, you are depriving him of all the joy he WOULD have found if he fulfilled the role God gave to him."
T25I14 "Let love decide, and never fear that you, in your unfairness, will deprive yourself of what GOD's justice has allotted you."
T25J7 "To keep it for yourself to solve WITHOUT His help is to decide it should remain UNsettled, UNresolved, and lasting in its power of injustice and attack."
T26D1 "What IS there to decide?"
T26D1 "The truth makes NO decisions, for there is nothing to decide BETWEEN."
T29H6 "To change all this, and open up a road of hope and of release in what appeared to be an endless circle of despair, you need but to decide you do not KNOW the purpose of the world."
T29H6 "You GIVE it goals it does not have, and thus do YOU decide what it is for."
T30B2 "You still make up your minds, and THEN decide to ask what you should do."
T30B4 "I forgot what to decide.""
T30B5 "If you are so unwilling to receive you cannot even let your QUESTION go, you can begin to change your mind with this: "At least I can decide I do not LIKE what I feel now.""
T30B10 "You WILL not make decisions by yourself whatever you decide."
T30B10 "You ALWAYS ask advice before you can decide ANYTHING."
T30B11 "What kind of day will you decide to have?"
T30B12 "It needs but two to understand that they can not decide alone, to GUARANTEE the joy they asked for will be wholly shared."
T30D1 "Decide for idols, and you ask for LOSS."
T30D1 "Decide for truth, and everything IS yours."
T30D2 "When you decide upon the FORM of what you want, you LOSE the understanding of its purpose."
T30E6 "But you WILL understand that mighty changes have been quickly brought about, when you decide one very simple thing; you do not WANT whatever you believe an idol gives."
T30I6 "This will you look upon, when you decide there is not one appearance you would hold in place of what your brother really IS."
T31B8 "For so do you forget the journey's goal which is but to decide to walk WITH him, so neither leads nor follows."
T31F1 "What you decide in this determines all you see, and think is real, and hold as true."
W1IN14 "Be sure that you do not decide that there are some things you see to which the idea for the day is inapplicable."
W70L5 "We will, however, still let you decide when to undertake them."
W70L5 "We will follow this practice for a number of lessons, and it would again be well to decide in advance when would be a good time to lay aside for each of them, and adhere to your own decision as closely as possible."
W138L6 "If you could decide the rest, this one remains unsolved."
W138L10 "Who can decide between the clearly seen and the unrecognized?"
W152L8 "Decide but to accept your rightful place as co-creator of the universe, and all you think you made will disappear."
W311L2 "And so we let Your Love decide what he whom You created as Your Son must be.""
M3A3 "You are free, however, to decide when you want to learn it."
M4A5 "Yet should they decide to learn it, the perfect lesson is before them and can be learned."
M4A5 "And if they decide to learn that lesson, they become the saviors of the teachers who falter and may even seem to fail."
M5B4 "This is always somewhat difficult because, having learned that the changes in his life are always helpful, he must now decide all things on the basis of whether they increase the helpfulness or hamper it."
M14A8 "Decide for God, and everything is given you at no cost at all."
M30A5 "To ask the Holy Spirit to decide for you is merely to accept your true inheritance."
P4A1 "This is not up to you to decide."
P4A2 "Do not demand, do not decide, do not sacrifice."
MSG19A2 "It disappears when you awaken and decide to dream no more."
Quotes on "Decided"
T2B42 "It was therefore decided that he needed a defense which was so splendid that he could not misuse it, although he COULD refuse it."
T2B52 "After a while, I decided to give up for the time being, and He said, "don't worry."
T2B52 "I did feel a little better, and decided I was really not sick, so I could return to my exercises."
T3A24 "Now, go back to B; he WAS discourteous when he told you that HE wanted to keep the original copy of the notes, having decided to have them Xeroxed on his OWN will, and then justifying it by a very slight misinterpretation of what I said about "useful for others.""
T3A25 "It is noticeable that, having already decided what HE wanted to do, it never occurred to him that it IS possible that HE might lose or dirty them himself, especially as he had not entrusted them to me."
T3A35 "If he does not, you should try to get through, and if he has decided NOT to be there, just leave a message that it is not important."
T5I7 "This again could have been a powerful RELEASE mechanism, had Freud not decided to involve it in a strong defense system because he perceived it as an attack."
T5I20 "Say to yourselves the following, as sincerely as you can, remembering that the Holy Spirit will respond fully to your slightest invitation: I must have decided wrongly because I am NOT at peace."
T8H4 "If you accepted THIS, and also decided AGAINST attack, you could not give this false witness to the ego's stand."
T8J2 "If the purpose of this course is to learn what you are, and if you have ALREADY DECIDED that what you are is FEARFUL, then it MUST follow that you will NOT LEARN THIS COURSE."
T11H13 "When you look within and see me, it will be because you have decided to manifest truth."
T13I6 "Before you make ANY decisions for yourself, remember that YOU HAVE DECIDED AGAINST YOUR FUNCTION IN HEAVEN, and consider carefully whether you WANT to make decisions here."
T15D6 "Every decision you make is made for Heaven or for hell, and will bring you AWARENESS of what you decided FOR."
T15D8 "In this season, which celebrates the birth of holiness into this world, join with me who decided for holiness for YOU."
T15E8 "And it cannot come into a mind that has decided to OPPOSE it."
T15J6 "And the ONLY question that remains to BE decided is HOW MUCH is the price, for getting WHAT."
T18I3 "In its amazing arrogance, this tiny sunbeam has decided it IS the sun; this almost imperceptible ripple hails itself as the ocean."
T21C3 "Suffer, and YOU decided sin was your goal."
T21I4 "You who complete His Will and ARE His happiness, whose will is powerful as His, -- a power that is NOT lost in your illusions, -- think carefully why it should be you have not yet decided how you would answer the final question."
T22E3 "Your way IS decided."
T25J4 "IT sees a resolution as a state in which it is DECIDED who shall win and who shall lose; HOW MUCH the one shall take, and HOW MUCH can the loser still defend."
T25J7 "No-one can BE unjust to you, unless you have decided first to BE unjust."
T27D2 "You have decided that your brother IS a symbol for a "hateful-love," a "weakened-power," and, above all, a "living-death.""
T29A3 "You had DECIDED that your brother is your enemy."
T30B3 "This means you HAVE decided by yourself, AND CANNOT SEE THE QUESTION."
T30B4 "This can be very hard to realize, when once you have decided by yourself the rules which PROMISE you a happy day."
T30B6 "Having decided that you do not like the way you feel, what could be easier than to continue with - "And so I HOPE I have been wrong.""
T30B7 "Now you have reached the turning point, because it has occurred to you that YOU will gain, if what you have decided is NOT so."
T30C5 "It IS your will to heal him, and because you have decided WITH him, he is healed."
W139L4 "He has accepted it because he lives; has judged against it and denied its worth; and has decided that he does not know the only certainty by which he lives."
M21A5 "Life and death seem to be opposites because you have decided death ends life."
M23A2 "He has decided on the direction he will take."
Quotes on "Decision"
T1B41G "The basic decision of the miracle-minded is NOT to wait on time any longer than is necessary."
T1B41T "If I am asked to participate in the decision, the decision will be a Right one, too."
T1C7 "It is a symbolic statement of an inverted decision NOT to enter into, or possess, the Kingdom."
T2B68 "This appears to contradict free will, because of the inevitability of this decision."
T3G44 "This IS an all or none decision."
T3G44 "This decision is open to NO compromise whatever."
T4C18 "But the IDEA that this is possible is a decision of the ego, which is completely confused about what is really possible."
T4F11 "There can be no doubt of the wisdom of this decision, for any student who wants to pass it."
T4F13 "But the DECISION to do this, rather than the ABILITY to do it is what the ego cannot tolerate."
T4F13 "That is because the decision, from which the ability would naturally develop, would necessarily involve true perception, a state of clarity which the ego, fearful of being judged truly, MUST avoid."
T4F17 "When you make a decision of purpose, then, you HAVE made a decision about future effort, a decision which will remain in effect UNLESS you change the DECISION."
T5D8 "The call you answer now IS an evaluation, because it is a DECISION."
T5D8 "The decision itself is very simple."
T5D9 "It was only my DECISION that gave me all power in Heaven and earth."
T5D9 "My only gift to you is to help you make the same decision FOR YOURSELF."
T5D9 "The will for this decision is the will to SHARE it, because the decision itself IS the decision to share."
T5D10 "I am your model for decision."
T5D10 "By deciding for God, I showed you that this decision CAN be made, and that YOU can make it."
T5D10 "I promised you that the mind that made the decision for me is also in YOU, and that you can let it change you just as it changed me."
T5D12 "When you are tempted by the wrong voice, call on me to remind you how to heal by sharing my decision and MAKING IT STRONGER."
T5F7 "YOU make the distinction in terms of feelings which led to a decision not to REPEAT the error, which is only PART of healing."
T5G10 "You ARE answering it every minute and every second, and each moment of decision is a judgment which is anything BUT ineffectual."
T5G10 "Its effects will follow automatically UNTIL THE DECISION IS CHANGED."
T5G10 "But again, any decision can be UNmade as well as made."
T5G11 "The Holy Spirit, like the ego, is a decision."
T5H1 "We have said this before, but we did not emphasize the destructive results of this decision at that time."
T5H1 "ANY decision of the mind will affect both behavior AND experience."
T5H4 "Your egos cannot accept this freedom, and will oppose your free decision at every possible moment, and in every possible way."
T5H5 "The ego speaks in judgment, and the Holy Spirit reverses its decisions, much as the Supreme Court has the power to reverse the lower court's decision about the laws of this world."
T5I18 "The decision to react in that way, however, was YOURS, and can therefore be undone."
T5I19 "This is obvious if you realize that you must ALREADY have made a decision NOT to be wholly joyous if that is what you feel."
T5I20 "I do NOT feel guilty, because the Holy Spirit will undo ALL the consequences of my wrong decision IF I WILL LET HIM."
T6B2 "I told you before that you can always call on me to share my decision and thus MAKE IT STRONGER."
T6B4 "But our fundamental equality can be demonstrated only through joint decision."
T6B8 "I AM sorry when my brothers do not share my decision to hear (and be) only one voice, because it weakens them as teachers AND learners."
T6G9 "But the Holy Spirit teaches you that truth was created by God, and YOUR decision CANNOT change it."
T6G9 "As you begin to realize the quiet power of His Voice AND ITS PERFECT CONSISTENCY, it MUST dawn on your minds that you are trying to undo a decision which was made irrevocably FOR you."
T6G12 "Therefore, although this step is essential for the ultimate decision, it is clearly NOT the final one."
T7C4 "Whenever anyone can listen fairly to both sides of ANY issue, he WILL make the right decision."
T7F1 "This IS a decision."
T7F1 "The effects of the ego's decision in this matter are so apparent that they need no elaboration here."
T7F1 "But the Holy Spirit's decision to use the body ONLY for communication has such direct connection with healing that it DOES need clarification."
T7G5 "Rejection is therefore the only decision which the ego could POSSIBLY encounter if the mind which made it knew ITSELF."
T7K4 "What else, then, can this decision mean except that you WANT to be fearful?"
T7K5 "If the result of this decision is confusion, this is hardly surprising."
T7K7 "Everything has been given you by GOD'S decision."
T8D1 "If you WANT understanding and enlightenment you will learn it, because your will to learn it is your decision to listen to the Teacher who knows of light and can therefore TEACH IT TO YOU."
T8D7 "HE will be imprisoned or released according to your decision, AND SO WILL YOU."
T8D10 "He does not will ANYONE to suffer for a wrong decision you have made, including YOURSELF."
T8E5 "My will IS His, and YOUR will to hear me IS the decision to hear His Voice and abide in His Will."
T8E8 "Your will is the means by which you determine your own condition, because will is the MECHANISM OF DECISION."
T8F7 "YOU have made only the DECISION to be unworthy of both."
T8J8 "Either basic type of insane decision will induce panic, because the atheist believes he is alone and the martyr believes that God is crucifying him."
T8J14 "But consider the result of this strange decision."
T8K5 "Your decision ABOUT him determines the message YOU receive."
T9C10 "Only if the decision that reality is fearful is WRONG, can GOD be right."
T9G3 "When it experiences threat, its ONLY decision is whether to attack NOW, or withdraw to attack later."
T9H4 "Then ACCEPT His decision, for it is indeed changeless, and refuse to change your mind about YOURSELF.-"
T9I1 "Knowledge therefore PRECEDES dissociation, and dissociation is nothing more than a DECISION TO FORGET."
T9I2 "In THIS decision lie joy, and peace, and the glory of creation."
T9I5 "Arising from your OWN decision NOT to be what you ARE, IT IS AN ATTACK ON YOUR IDENTIFICATION."
T9I6 "If you realized the complete havoc this makes of your peace of mind, you COULD not make such an insane decision."
T9I6 "Yet the logical outcome of your decision is perfectly clear, if you will LOOK at it."
T10A1 "Therefore, your decision is always an answer to the question, "Who is my father?""
T11D11 "For you DO have control over your mind, for the mind is the mechanism of decision."
T11G3 "As it was MY decision, so is it YOURS."
T11H9 "But do not then believe that the witnesses FOR opposition are true for they attest only to your DECISION about reality, returning to you the message you GAVE them."
T11H10 "The power of decision is your one remaining freedom as a prisoner of this world."
T11H10 "It was only THIS decision that determined what you found, for it was the decision OF WHAT YOU SOUGHT."
T11H13 "And all that you see but witnesses to your decision."
T12D6 "AND THIS DECISION IS ONE OF FUTURE PAIN."
T13F3 "You will perceive the need for this, if you will realize that to DENY is the decision NOT to know."
T13H4 "The power of decision is all that is yours."
T13H9 "It will hurt you, because of the CONCEPT of decision which led to it."
T13H9 "Every decision is made for the WHOLE SONSHIP, directed in and out, and influencing a constellation larger than anything you ever dreamed of."
T13H11 "Would you deny the truth of GOD'S decision, and place your pitiful appraisal of yourself, in place of His calm and unswerving value of His Son?"
T13H12 "Every decision you undertake alone but signifies that you would define what Salvation is, and what you would be saved FROM."
T13H13 "And it is HIS decision to undo EVERYTHING that would obscure your innocence from your unclouded mind."
T13H13 "Forget HIM not, and He will make EVERY decision for you, for YOUR Salvation and the peace of God in you."
T13H15 "Why would you struggle so frantically to anticipate all that you CANNOT know, when ALL knowledge lies behind EVERY decision that the Holy Spirit makes FOR YOU?"
T13H16 "Trust Him to answer quickly, surely, and with love for everyone who will be touched, in any way by the decision."
T14C5 "The power of decision, which you made IN PLACE of power of creation, He would teach you how to use ON YOUR BEHALF."
T14E1 "The making of time, to TAKE THE PLACE of timelessness, lay in the decision to BE NOT as you WERE."
T15D3 "You who have sought AND FOUND littleness, remember this: Every decision that you make stems from WHAT YOU THINK YOU ARE, and represents the value that you PUT upon yourself."
T15D5 "Let this question be asked you by the Holy Spirit in you, EVERY time you make a decision."
T15D5 "For every decision you make DOES answer this, and invites sorrow or joy, accordingly."
T15E3 "For you leave your place in His plan, which you MUST fulfill if you would join with me, empty by your decision to join in any plan BUT His."
T15J10 "You have tried many compromises, in the attempt to avoid recognizing the one decision that MUST be made."
T15J10 "And yet, it is the RECOGNITION of the decision, JUST AS IT IS, that makes the decision so easy!"
T16F15 "Remember this, and you will have no difficulty in perceiving the decision as just what it IS, and nothing more."
T16F15 "Separation is only the decision NOT to know yourself."
T16F16 "This year is thus the time to make the EASIEST decision that ever confronted you, and also the ONLY one."
T16F16 "It is impossible NOT to make the natural decision, as this is realized."
T18E9 "Forget not that it has been your decision to make EVERYTHING that is natural and easy for you IMPOSSIBLE."
T19L11 "He leadeth you and me together, that we might meet here, in this holy place, and make the SAME decision."
T19L13 "Nor is it given anything in hell or Heaven to INTERFERE with his decision."
T21C3 "His power of decision is the DETERMINER of every situation in which he seems to FIND himself by chance or accident."
T21D8 "The miracles that follow this decision, are also born of faith."
T21H8 "HOW this decision leads to its effects is NOT your problem."
T21H12 "Until the last decision has been made, the answer IS both yes and no."
T22C7 "There is no point in trying to avoid this ONE decision."
T22C10 "Behold the great projection, but look on it with the decision that it MUST BE HEALED, and NOT with fear."
T22E2 "No-one who reaches this far CAN make the wrong decision."
T22G2 "He knows this mad decision was made by one as dear to His Creator as Love is to Itself."
T24A2 "NO belief is neutral; every one has power to dictate each decision you make."
T24A2 "For a decision is a CONCLUSION, based on EVERYTHING that you believe."
T24B1 "But an UNRECOGNIZED belief is a decision to war in secret, where the results of conflict are kept unknown and NEVER brought to reason, to be considered sensible or not."
T24B6 "And what decision CAN be made for this, that will NOT hurt you?"
T25H4 "For only THIS decision CAN you make."
T26D4 "This is NOT your decision."
T28D1 "And thus, it is their JOINT decision to be sick."
T30B9 "This SEEMS to be a free decision in itself."
T30B12 "For they have understood the basic law which MAKES decision powerful, and gives it all effects that it will EVER have."
T30B12 "These two ARE joined before there CAN be a decision."
T30B12 "Your judgment has been LIFTED from the world by your decision for a happy day."
T30C5 "And no-one walks upon the earth but must depend on YOUR decision, that he learn death HAS no power over him because he shares YOUR freedom, as he shares your will."
T31A11 "What is temptation but a wish to make the wrong decision on what you would learn, and have an outcome which you do not want?"
T31B1 "The first is a decision which YOU make."
W20L3 "Your decision to see is all that vision requires."
W53L4 "Let me remember the power of my decision, and recognize where I really abide."
W64L5 "Can such a simple decision really be difficult to make?"
W64L6 "Let not the form of the decision deceive you."
W68L1 "It is the decision to let the ego rule your mind, and to condemn the body to death."
W78L1 "Perhaps it is not yet quite clear to you that each decision that you make is one between a grievance and a miracle."
W88L2 "Salvation is a decision made already."
W133L12 "Complexity is nothing but a screen of smoke which hides the very simple fact that no decision can be difficult."
W136L5 "But what you have forgot can be remembered, given willingness to reconsider the decision which is doubly shielded by oblivion."
W136L5 "Your not remembering is but the sign that this decision still remains in force, as far as your desires are concerned."
W136L6 "And yet you have forgotten that they stand but for your own decision of what should be real, to take the place of what is real."
W136L7 "Sickness is a decision."
W136L9 "And so the body is more powerful than Everlasting Life, Heaven more frail than hell, and God's design for the salvation of His Son opposed by a decision stronger than His Will."
W137L3 "But healing is his own decision to be one again, and to accept his Self with all its parts intact and unassailed."
W138L3 "Decision lets one of the conflicting goals become the aim of effort and expenditure of time."
W138L3 "Without decision time is but a waste and effort dissipated."
W138L12 "And now we give the last five minutes of our waking day to the decision with which we awoke."
W139L1 "For here we come to a decision to accept ourselves as God created us."
W149L2 " 138) "Heaven is the decision I must make.""
W152L1 "No one can suffer loss unless it be his own decision."
W152L8 "The power of decision is our own."
W152L10 "The power of decision is our own."
W152L11 "We think of truth alone as we arise, and spend five minutes practicing its ways, encouraging our frightened minds with this: "The power of decision is my own."
W154L1 "These are but attempts to hold decision off, and to delay commitment to our function."
W171L2 " 152) "The power of decision is my own.""
W238L1 "And yet You placed Your Son's salvation in my hands, and let it rest on my decision."
W282L1 "This the decision not to be insane, and to accept myself as God Himself, my Father and my Source, created me."
M3A5 "And thus he who was the learner becomes a teacher of God Himself, for he has made the one decision that gave his teacher to him."
M4A3 "In time, the teacher of God seems to begin to change his mind about the world with a single decision, and then learns more and more about the new direction as he teaches it."
M6B1 "For sickness is an election; a decision."
M6C1 "If sickness is but a faulty problem-solving approach, it is a decision."
M6C1 "And if it is a decision, it is the mind and not the body that makes it."
M6C2 "The acceptance of sickness as a decision of the mind, for a purpose for which it would use the body, is the basis of healing."
M13A5 "The mind makes this decision, as it makes all decisions which are responsible for the body's condition."
M13A5 "Yet the teacher of God does not make this decision alone."
M14A3 "For self-condemnation is a decision about identity, and no-one doubts what he believes he is."
M14A8 "Teacher of God, do not forget the meaning of sacrifice, and remember what each decision you make must mean in terms of cost."
M22A3 "The power of his decision offers it to him as he requests."
M23A4 "Certainly sickness does not appear to be a decision."
P3E1 "Judgment is a decision, made again and again, against creation and its Creator."
P3E1 "It is a decision to perceive the universe as you would have created it."
P3E1 "It is a decision that truth can lie and must be lies."
P3E2 "There can be nothing that a change of mind cannot effect, for all external things are only shadows of a decision already made."
P3E2 "Change the decision, and how can its shadow be unchanged?"
P3E3 "The descent into hell follows step by step in an inevitable course, once the decision that guilt is real has been made."
S1A7 "A specific question is actually a decision about the kind of answer that is acceptable."
MSG19A2 "And you still do have the power to make this decision as I did."
Quotes on "Decisions"
T1B25I "He is in charge of these decisions.)"
T4G14 "The Holy One shares my trust and always approves my Atonement decisions, because my will is never out of accord with His."
T5H6 "The ego's decisions are ALWAYS wrong, because they are based on a complete fallacy which they are made to uphold."
T5I19 "Decisions CANNOT be difficult."
T6G10 "You are NOT asked to make insane decisions, although you are free to THINK you are."
T8D10 "Through His power and glory all your wrong decisions are undone COMPLETELY, releasing you AND your brothers from EVERY IMPRISONING THOUGHT ANY part of the Sonship has accepted."
T8D10 "Wrong decisions HAVE no power BECAUSE they are not true."
T13H9 "It is not true that you can make decisions BY yourself, or FOR yourself alone."
T13H10 "It will never happen that you will have to make decisions FOR YOURSELF."
T13H12 "Make no decisions about what it is, or where it lies, but ask of the Holy Spirit EVERYTHING, and leave ALL decisions to His gentle counsel."
T13H15 "For His decisions are reflections of WHAT GOD KNOWS ABOUT YOU, and in this light, error of ANY kind becomes impossible."
T13I6 "Leave ALL decisions to the One Who speaks for God, and for your function as He KNOWS it."
T15D7 "For littleness, and the belief that you can be CONTENT with littleness, are the decisions YOU have made about yourself."
T21H10 "The others are decisions which can be made, and then UNmade, and made again."
T21H11 "By answering the final question "yes," you add SINCERITY to the decisions you have ALREADY made to all the rest."
T24A2 "And your decisions come from your beliefs as certainly as all creation rose in His Mind BECAUSE of what He knows."
T24B2 "And many senseless outcomes HAVE been reached, and meaningless decisions have been made and kept hidden, to become beliefs now GIVEN power to direct all subsequent decisions."
T24B5 "Specialness is the great dictator of the wrong decisions."
T30B1 "Decisions are continuous."
T30B2 "The outlook starts with this: "Today I will make NO decisions by myself.""
T30B3 "And say, "If I make no decisions by myself, This is the day that will be GIVEN me.""
T30B4 "But these decisions still can be undone, by simple methods which you CAN accept."
T30B9 "Let us, then, consider once again the very first of the decisions which are offered here."
T30B9 "We said you can begin a happy day with the determination NOT to make decisions by yourself."
T30B9 "And yet, you CANNOT make decisions by yourself."
T30B11 "Decisions cause results BECAUSE they are not made in isolation."
W64L5 "Prepare yourself in advance for all the decisions you will make today by remembering that they are all really very simple."
W110R36 "Give it faith that it will use them wisely, being helped in its decisions by the One Who gave the thoughts to you."
W133L14 "Should you begin to let yourself collect some needless burdens, or believe you see some difficult decisions facing you, be quick to answer with this simple thought: "I will not value what is valueless, For what is valuable belongs to me.""
W138L4 "Do not confuse yourself with all the doubts that myriad decisions would induce."
W138L5 "Decisions are the outcome of your learning, for they rest on what you have accepted as the truth of what you are and what your needs must be."
W138L6 "But when you solve this one the others are resolved with it, for all decisions but conceal this one by taking different forms."
W138L8 "And these decisions are made unaware to keep them safely undisturbed, apart from question and from reason and from doubt."
W270W62 "He is the part in Which God's Answer lies; where all decisions are already made, and dreams are over."
M5I1 "Even so, the teacher of God is willing to reconsider all his past decisions, if they are causing pain to anyone."
M6C1 "First, it is obvious that decisions are of the mind, not of the body."
M30A2 "Would you want to be responsible for decisions about which you understand so little?"
M30A3 "There is another advantage,- and a very important one, - in referring decisions to the Holy Spirit with increasing frequency."
M30A4 "His decisions bring benefit to all, being wholly devoid of attack."
P2A4 "Psychotherapy, then, must restore to his awareness the ability to make his own decisions."
P2A4 "Until this is at least in part accepted, the patient cannot see himself as really capable of making decisions."
P3G3 "They answer the decisions of the mind, reproducing its desires and translating them into acceptable and pleasant forms."
P3H4 "Guilt is inevitable in those who use their judgment in making their decisions."
P4C2 "It should not be the therapist who makes these decisions."
S1A5 "There are joint decisions in which unanimity of response is a good indication of authenticity."
S1B2 "There are decisions to make here, and they must be made whether they be illusions or not."
Quotes on "Deciding"
T7I10 "By accepting the Atonement for YOURSELF, you are deciding AGAINST the belief that you can BE alone, thus dispelling the idea of separation and affirming your true identification with the whole Kingdom as literally PART OF YOU."
T8E7 "Without this, you are deciding AGAINST healing, and your veto of my will FOR you MAKES HEALING IMPOSSIBLE."
T9I6 "By deciding AGAINST your reality, you have made yourself vigilant AGAINST God and His Kingdom."
T13H3 "Whenever the pain of guilt seems to ATTRACT you, remember that, if you yield to it, you are deciding AGAINST your happiness, and will NOT learn how to be happy."
T13H4 "Each day, each hour and minute, - even each second, - you are deciding between the crucifixion and the Resurrection; between the ego and the Holy Spirit."
T13H10 "But, because they do NOT understand their will, the Holy Spirit quietly understands if FOR them, and gives them what THEY will, without effort, strain, or the impossible burden of deciding WHAT THEY WANT AND NEED ALONE."
T13H16 "Would you take unto yourself the sole responsibility for deciding what can bring ONLY good to everyone?"
T13I7 "Only your own volition seems to make deciding hard."
T17G4 "The value of deciding, in advance, what you WANT to happen, is simply that you will perceive the situation as a means to MAKE it happen."
T20D3 "And so they saw that it was IN them, NOT deciding first where they would have it be."
T22E2 "And there is no part of the journey that seems more hopeless and futile than standing where the road branches, and not deciding which way to go."
T27D6 "Nor delay an instant in deciding that it is the ONLY one you want."
Quotes on "Decides"
T3G44 "Whenever anyone decides that he can function only in SOME roles but not in others, he cannot BUT be attempting to make a compromise which will not work."
T4G5 "Vaguely the ego senses threat, and, being unable to realize that "a little knowledge" is a meaningless phrase because "all" and "a little" in this context are the same, decides that since "all" is impossible, the fear does not lie in this."
T20C2 "Only the mind can value, and only the mind decides on what it would receive and give."
T21H12 "No-one decides AGAINST his happiness."
W136L4 "Who but yourself evaluates a threat, decides escape is necessary, and sets up a series of defenses to reduce the threat that has been judged as real?"
M6C2 "A patient decides that this is so, and he recovers."
M6C2 "If he decides against recovery he will not be healed."
M6C2 "The outcome is what he decides that it is."
M9A3 "It alone decides whether what is seen is real or illusory, desirable or undesirable, pleasurable or painful."
M17A10 "But he is safe from all deception if he so decides."
P4A2 "Who, then, decides what each brother needs?"
S2D5 "Forgive him as the Christ decides you should, and be His eyes through which you look on him, and speak for Him as well."
Quotes on "Decider"
T27H9 "Be glad indeed it is, for thus are YOU the ONE decider of your destiny in time."
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