Fear Quotes

A collection of A Course in Miracles Quotes
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Quotes on "Fear"


T1B3D "Embarrassment is only a form of fear, and actually a particularly dangerous form because it reflects egocentricity."
T1B11B "(Helen Schucman has some fear about 11) and doubt about 9) and 10)."
T1B11B "Probably doubt induced by fear of 11)."
T1B22B "EXPLANATORY INSTRUCTIONS: Miracles are associated with fear only because of the fallacy that darkness can hide."
T1B22C "This usually does entail fear."
T1B22D "This brings escape from fear."
T1B22I "This fear is also why you couldn't get the point straight.)"
T1B23F "Miracles need freedom from fear."
T1B24H "Revelations induce complete but temporary suspension of doubt and fear."
T1B24H "This confusion is responsible for the depression and fear which are often associated with sex."
T1B25A "Miracles are a way of EARNING release from fear."
T1B25B "Revelation induces a state in which fear has ALREADY BEEN abolished."
T1B25D "Note that YOUR (Helen Schucman) Revelation occurred specifically after you had engaged at the visionary level in a process of DENYING fear."
T1B25F "In this phase of learning, working miracles is more valuable because freedom from fear cannot be thrust upon you."
T1B25G "Its transitory nature comes from the descent into fear, which has not yet been overcome."
T1B30P "Atonement undoes all errors in this respect, and thus uproots the REAL source of fear."
T1B36I "I emphasize again that your tendency to forget names is not hostility, but a fear of involvement or RECOGNITION."
T1B36K "Actually, it is a device closely related to the phobia, in the sense that they both narrow fear to a simple aspect of a much larger problem in order to enable them to avoid it."
T1B36P "The emptiness engendered by fear should be replaced by love, because love and its absence are in the same dimension, and correction cannot be undertaken except WITHIN a dimension."
T1B41U "In a situation where you or another person, or both, experience inappropriate sex impulses, KNOW FIRST that this is an expression of fear."
T1B41U "Your love toward each other is NOT perfect, and this is why the fear arose."
T1B41U "Turn immediately to me by denying the power of the fear, and ask me to help you to replace it with love."
T1B41AV "You saw in your partners a means of protecting against the fear, but both of you continued to "look around" for chances to indulge the fantasies."
T1B41BC "Man can never control the effects of fear himself, because he has CREATED fear and believes in what he creates."
T1B41BD "Every aspect of fear proceeds from upside down perception."
T1B43B "All aspects of fear are untrue, because they DO NOT exist at the higher creative levels, and therefore do not exist at all."
T1B43C "If perfect love casts out fear, And if fear exists, Then there is NOT perfect love."
T1B43D "Therefore, if there is fear, it creates a state which does not exist."
T1C1 "The readiness for faith, as for everything else that is true, entails the two steps necessary for the release from fear."
T1C2 "Denial of fear, in human terms, is a strong defense because it entails two levels of error: 1."
T1C3 "EXPERIENCING fear, which is more characteristic of Bill, involves only the second error."
T1C4 "YOU are both more miracle-minded, and less able to recognize fear because of your stronger, but split, identification."
T1C4 "Bill, also characteristically, is less miracle-minded, but better able to recognize fear, because his identification is more consistently right but weaker."
T1C5 "Together, the conditions needed for consistent miracle-mindedness, the state in which fear has been abolished, can be particularly well worked out."
T1C6 "Your own denial of fear (this refers to a visionary experience of Helen Schucman) introduced some error variance, but not really a significant amount."
T1C7 "Fear of possession is a perverted expression of the fear of the irresistible attraction."
T1C7 "Yes, this DOES apply to homosexuality, among other errors, where the whole concept of possessing, or "entering" is a key fear."
T1C9 "Since neither will be conceived of as satisfying alone, and both will be associated with fear, this interpretation is particularly vulnerable to psychosexual confusion."
T1C9 "This is essentially a shift from 1), and is usually due to an underlying fear of associating possession with people."
T1C10 "They APPEAR to be relatively harmless, and thus SEEM to allay fear."
T1C14 "Another type of distortion is seen in the fear of or desire for "spirit" possession."
T1C14 "This recognition ACCEPTS the fact that neither 1) nor 2) is sufficient, but, precisely BECAUSE it does not limit fear so narrowly, it is more likely to produce greater fear in its own right."
T1C15 "Projection is also more likely to occur, with vacillations between grandiosity and fear."
T1C17 "This accounts both for the religious zeal of its proponents, and the aversion (or fear) of its opponents."
T1C18 "The fear engendered by this misperception leads to a conflicted state in which communication IS attempted, but the fear is allayed by making the communication incomprehensible."
T1C19 "It could also be said that the fear induced selfishness, or regression, because incomprehensible communication is hardly a worthy offering from one Son of God to another."
T1C21 "This is the reaction formation against the underlying fear of vulnerability."
T1C22 "Like all these fallacies, it contains a denial mechanism, which swings into operation as the fear increases, thus canceling out the error temporarily, but seriously impairing efficiency."
T2A4 "There is, however, considerable clarification of this concept, which must be understood before the real meaning of the "detour into fear" can be fully comprehended."
T2A13 "All fear is ultimately reducible to the basic misperception of man's ability to USURP the power of God."
T2A13 "In this statement lies the real justification for his escape from fear."
T2A24 "It should be noted, however, that the greater fear which is induced by 3 can ITSELF reach psychotic proportions, thus forcing the individual closer and closer to a psychotic solution."
T2B13 "This was an excellent example of misperception which led to a totally unwarranted fear of a PERSON."
T2B56 "He said he was "VERY pleased at the COMPARATIVE lack of fear, and also the concomitant awareness that it WAS misperception."
T2B58 "This is an expression of fear.)"
T2B60 "You know that when defenses are disrupted there is a period of real disorientation, accompanied by fear, guilt, and usually vacillations between anxiety and depression."
T2B65 "The inappropriate emphasis which men have put on beautiful Church BUILDINGS is a sign of their own fear of Atonement, and unwillingness to reach the altar itself."
T2B66 "Before the Separation, the mind was invulnerable to fear, because fear did not exist."
T2B66 "Both the Separation and the fear were MISCREATIONS of the mind, which have to be undone."
T2C2 "Essentially, ALL healing is the release from fear."
T2C3 "You do not understand healing because of your own fear."
T2C9 "This is because the last thing that can help the non-Right-Minded (or the sick) is an increase in fear."
T2C10 "This means that a miracle, to attain its full efficacy, MUST be expressed in a language which the recipient can understand without fear."
T2C11 "Before it is safe to let miracle workers loose in this world, it is essential that they understand fully the fear of release."
T2C11 "This was because of the much greater fear (which this one counteracts) that the mind can hurt itself."
T2C13 "This means that his mind is dulled by fear, but is not actively engaged in distortion."
T2C14 "They are therefore likely to misunderstand any healing they might induce, and, because egocentricity and fear usually occur together, may be unable to accept the real Source of the healing."
T2C16 "We have established that for all corrective processes, the first step is know that this is fear."
T2C16 "Unless fear had entered, the corrective procedure would never have become necessary."
T2C16 "If your miracle working propensities are not working, it is always because fear has intruded on your Right-Mindedness, and has literally upset it (i.e."
T2C19 "The reason this entails fear is because man is afraid of what his spiritual eye will see, which was why he closed it in the first place."
T2C19 "Nothing which the spiritual eye perceives can induce fear."
T2C20 "The fear of healing arises in the end from an unwillingness to accept the unequivocal fact that healing is necessary."
T2C20 "The fear arises because of the necessary willingness to look at what man has done to himself."
T2D2 "Fear cannot be Christ-controlled, but it CAN be self-controlled."
T2D2 "Fear is always associated with what does not matter."
T2D3 "The reason that I cannot CONTROL fear for you is that you are attempting to raise to the mind level the proper content of the lower-order reality."
T2D8 "The correction of fear IS your responsibility."
T2D8 "When you ask for release from fear, you are implying that it isn't."
T2D8 "You should ask, instead, for help in the conditions which have brought the fear about."
T2D9 "If you are sure that it IS, there will BE no fear."
T2D10 "Fear is always a sign of strain, which arises whenever the WILL to do conflicts with WHAT you do."
T2D12 "Remember that whenever there is fear, it is because YOU have NOT MADE UP YOUR MIND."
T2D12 "Correcting at the behavior level can shift the error from the first type to the second, but will NOT obliterate the fear."
T2D15 "Only your mind can produce fear."
T2E1 ""Knowing it IS fear," you might benefit temporarily by adding another next step BEFORE going on with the corrective process."
T2E1 "Try saying to yourself that you MUST have willed not to love somehow or somewhere, or that fear which arises from behavior-will conflict could not have happened."
T2E2 "Know first this is fear."
T2E2 "Fear arises from lack of love."
T2E5 "However, as soon as you REMEDY it, you have also abolished the fear."
T2E6 "Everyone experiences fear, and nobody enjoys it."
T2E7 "However, if he hopes to spare himself from fear, there are some things he must realize, and realize them fully, at least some of the time."
T2E13 "He can thus choose ONLY between homicide and fear."
T2E16 "You and Bill, who complain all the time about fear, still persist in creating it most of the time."
T2E19 "Miracles cannot free the miracle-worker from 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."
T2E20 "By so doing, you HAVE rejected fear."
T2E20 "Fear cannot assail unless it has been created."
T2E25 "This is the level at which he can readily introduce fear, and usually does."
T2E26 "He was also right in regarding the censor as an agent for the protection of consciousness from fear."
T2E27 "It can, however, remind the individual of the Separation, which was a very real cause of fear."
T2E29 "He also misinterpreted the birth-trauma in a way that made it inevitable for him to attempt a therapy whose goal was to ABOLISH FEAR."
T2E29 "This is characteristic of all later theorists, who do not attempt, as Freud did, to split off the fear in his own form of therapy."
T2E30 "No one as yet has fully recognized either the therapeutic value of fear, or the only way in which it can be truly ended."
T2E31 "All fear is implicit in the second, just as all love is inherent in the first."
T2E31 "Because of this difference, the basic conflict IS one between love and fear."
T2E46 "We have already said that the basic conflict is one between love and fear, and that the proper organization of the psyche rests on a lack of level confusion."
T2E47 "It has already been said that man CANNOT control fear, because he himself created it."
T2E47 "For this reason, any attempt to resolve the basic conflict through the concept of mastery of fear is meaningless."
T2E47 "In fact, it asserts the power of fear by the simple assumption that it need be mastered at all."
T2E49 "In the conflict, fear is really nothing, and love is really everything."
T2E50 "However, in more long range and meaningful terms, the oedipal complex is a miniature of the true Separation fear, and the castration complex is a way of denying that it ever occurred."
T2E55 "We began this section with an attempt to correct the fundamental human error that fear can be mastered."
T2F1 "But it is essential that these individuals free themselves from fear sooner than would ordinarily be the case, because they MUST emerge from basic conflict if they are to bring peace to the minds of others."
T2F4 "No man who lives in fear is really alive."
T2F5 "When everything that he retains is lovable, there is no reason for any fear to remain in him."
T3A5 "Interest and fear do NOT go together, as your respective behavior clearly shows."
T3A13 "It would be most unwise to start on this step at all without very careful preparation, or awe will surely be confused with fear, and the experience will be more traumatic than beatific."
T3A17 "By reacting to Dora's stupidity with his own, all of the elements which are virtually certain to engender fear have been provided."
T3A22 "B thus placed himself in a condition to experience a fear rather than a love reaction."
T3A36 "A major point of clarification is necessary in connection with the phrase "replacing hatred (or fear) with love.""
T3C1 "There is one more point which must be perfectly clear before any residual fear which may still be associated with miracles becomes entirely groundless."
T3C15 "It arises solely from fear of the Records."
T3C32 "Cayce was a very religious man, who should have been able to escape fear through religion."
T3E2 "(Aside: One of the exceptions is in the correction formula for fear, which begins with KNOW first) The reason is because you must get your perceptions straightened out before you can KNOW anything."
T3E3 "It is an attribute of the space-time belief, and is therefore subject to fear or love."
T3E3 "Misperception produces fear, and true perception produces love."
T3E6 "This is usually an attempt to counteract an underlying fear that the future will be WORSE than the present, and this fear inhibits the tendency to question at all."
T3E14 ""Fear God and keep His Commandments" is a real scribal error."
T3F8 "This is why he cannot escape fear until he KNOWS that he DID not and CAN not create himself."
T3G37 "Freedom from fear can be achieved by BOTH teacher and pupil ONLY if they do not compare either their needs or their positions in regard to each other in terms of higher and lower."
T3G41 "I have made EVERY effort to teach you ENTIRELY without fear."
T3G42 "The ultimate purpose of ALL learning is to abolish fear."
T3G44 "If Bill is under the misbelief that he is coping with the fear problem by functioning as an administrator and as a teacher of interns, but NOT as a teacher of students, he is merely deceiving himself."
T3G46 "You will lose all your fear of teaching and relating in any form once you know who you are."
T3H8 "You will also use the term with considerable fear and believe that judgment will someday be used against you."
T3H13 "All fear comes ultimately, and sometimes by way of very devious routes, from the denial of Authorship."
T3I8 "Its fear aspect is usually ascribed to the "father figure," a particularly interesting idea, in view of the fact that nobody means the physical father by the term."
T3I11 "Castration fears are a particularly distorted reflection of the real basic anxiety, or Separation fear."
T3I14 "As you approach the beginning, you feel the fear of the destruction of your thought-systems upon you, as if it were the fear of death."
T3I16 "You who fear salvation are WILLING death."
T4B7 "Bill, your whole fear of teaching is nothing but an example of your own intense separation anxiety, which you have handled with the usual series of mixed defenses in the combined pattern of attack on truth and defense of error, which characterizes ALL ego-thinking."
T4B10 "This is the change the ego MUST fear, because it does not share my charity."
T4B11 "When I remind you of your TRUE Creation, your egos cannot BUT respond with fear."
T4B24 "God is NOT the author of fear."
T4B24 "You have willed, therefore, to create unlike Him, and you have made fear for yourselves."
T4B27 "The ego is afraid of the Soul's joy, because once you have experienced this, you will withdraw all protection from your ego and become totally without investment in fear."
T4B27 "Your investment is great now, because fear is a witness to the Separation, and your ego rejoices when you witness to it."
T4B38 "This interpretation of your role and theirs is too charitable to induce fear."
T4D7 "That is why the basic conflict between love and fear is unconscious."
T4F4 "In one sense, the ego's fear of the idea of God is at least logical, because this idea DOES dispel it."
T4F4 "Fear of dissolution from the higher source, then, makes SOME sense in ego terms."
T4F4 "But fear of the body, with which the ego identifies so closely, is more blatantly senseless."
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."
T4I3 "You have a fear of broken bodies, because your ego cannot tolerate them."
T5A2 "If fear and love cannot coexist, and if it is impossible to be wholly fearful and remain alive, then the only possible whole state IS that of love."
T5E6 "This was BOUND to produce fear."
T5F3 "B's better contact has allowed him the strength to retain the fear in awareness, and to resort to displacement, which he is learning to overcome with YOUR help."
T5F3 "He, on the other hand, has no difficulty in seeing YOU dissociate, and does not have to deal with repression in you, which WOULD produce fear in him."
T5F4 "Joining in Atonement, which I have repeatedly asked you to do, is ALWAYS a way OUT of fear."
T5G1 "The ego's purpose is FEAR, because only the fearful can be egotistic."
T5G3 "Anything that engenders fear is divisive, because it obeys the law of division."
T5G5 "Whenever you respond to your ego, you WILL experience guilt, and you WILL fear punishment."
T5G6 "The classic picture of fear of retaliation from without then follows, because the severity of the guilt is so acute that it MUST be projected."
T5H10 "Actually, all it really means is that the Holy Spirit in later generations retains the power to interpret CORRECTLY what former generations have thought, and thus release THEIR thoughts from the ability to produce fear ANYWHERE in the Sonship."
T5H11 "But because it is uncreative, and therefore unsharing, it WILL be re-interpreted entirely, to release you from fear."
T5I3 "Unfortunately, he lost his understanding because he was afraid, and as you know all too well, fear is incompatible with good judgment."
T5I3 "Fear DISTORTS thinking, and therefore DISorders thought."
T5I7 "Second, although he misinterpreted what the Holy Spirit told him, or better, reminded him of, he was too honest to deny more than he had to, to keep his fear in tolerable bounds, as he perceived the situation."
T6A1 "The relationship of anger to attack is obvious, but the inevitable association of anger and FEAR is not always so clear."
T6B1 "There is a positive interpretation of the crucifixion which is wholly devoid of fear, and therefore wholly benign in what it teaches, if it is properly understood."
T6B2 "I also told you that the crucifixion was the last foolish journey that the Sonship need take, and that it should mean RELEASE from fear to anyone who understands it."
T6B2 "Nevertheless, it has a definite contribution to make to your own lives, and if you will consider it WITHOUT fear, it will help you understand your own role as teachers."
T6B3 "Projection means anger, anger fosters assault, and assault promotes fear."
T6B14 "Their own imperfect love made them vulnerable to projection, and out of their own fear they spoke of the wrath of God as His RETALIATORY weapon."
T6B17 "I emphasize this only because I do not want you to allow ANY fear to enter into the thought system toward which I am guiding you."
T6B20 "You cannot love what you do not appreciate, and FEAR MAKES APPRECIATION IMPOSSIBLE."
T6E5 "If you side with this alliance, you WILL be afraid, because you are siding with an alliance OF fear."
T6F12 "You might argue that fear as well as love can be communicated, and therefore can be shared."
T6F12 "Those who communicate fear are promoting attack, and attack always BREAKS communication, and therefore makes communion impossible."
T6G1 "All the separated ones have a basic fear of retaliation and abandonment."
T7E13 "This strengthens the Holy Spirit in BOTH of you, because it is a REFUSAL TO ACKNOWLEDGE FEAR."
T7F7 "Only if there is fear does the whole IDEA of exceptions of any kind seem to be meaningful."
T7F7 "Exceptions ARE fearful because they were made BY fear."
T7F7 "Fear does NOT gladden."
T7F7 "Fear ALWAYS makes exceptions."
T7F7 "Fear produces dissociation because it induces SEPARATION."
T7F11 "One way shows you an image, or better, an idol which you may worship out of fear, but which you will never love."
T7G1 "Fear and love are equally reciprocal."
T7G5 "Produced by fear, the ego REproduces fear."
T7K5 "Unable to follow THIS guidance WITHOUT fear, he associates fear WITH guidance, and refuses to follow ANY guidance at all."
T7L3 "Does it keep his heart untouched by fear, and allow him to give always without any sense of loss?"
T8E2 "It is therefore an illusion of isolation, MAINTAINED by fear of the same loneliness which IS its illusion."
T8E21 "Whenever fear intrudes anywhere along the road to peace, it is ALWAYS because the ego has attempted to JOIN the journey with us AND CANNOT DO SO."
T8I3 "All forms of sickness, even unto death, are physical expressions of the FEAR OF AWAKENING."
T8I3 "They are attempts to reinforce UNCONSCIOUSNESS out of fear of CONSCIOUSNESS."
T8I5 "Healing is release from the fear of waking, and the substitution of the will to wake."
T8I5 "The will to wake is the will to love, since ALL healing involves replacing fear with love."
T8I7 "There has been a marked tendency on the part of many of the Bible's followers, and also its translators, to be entirely literal about fear and ITS effects, but NOT about love and ITS results."
T8J1 "Fear of the Will of God is one of the strangest beliefs that the human mind has ever made."
T8J1 "What seems to be the fear of God is really only the fear of YOUR OWN REALITY."
T8J2 "The association of truth and fear, which would be highly artificial at best, is particularly inappropriate in the minds of those who do not know what truth IS."
T8J4 "The only source of fear in this whole process can ONLY be WHAT YOU THINK YOU LOSE."
T8J8 "Both really fear both abandonment AND retaliation, but the former is more reactive against abandonment and the latter against retaliation."
T8J10 "In the security of Reality fear is totally meaningless."
T8J10 "Fear cannot be real without a cause, and GOD is the only Cause."
T8J12 "The energy which you withdraw from Creation you expend on fear."
T8J15 "You cannot make the UNreal because the ABSENCE of reality is fearful, and fear cannot BE created."
T8J15 "As long as you believe that fear is possible, YOU WILL NOT CREATE."
T8K1 "But you must remember that the course does state, and REPEATEDLY, that its purpose is the ESCAPE FROM FEAR."
T8K2 "In this case, he is not really asking for RELEASE from fear, but for the removal of a symptom WHICH HE HAS SELECTED."
T8K3 "But it is equally certain that no response, given by the Holy Spirit, will EVER be one which would INCREASE fear."
T9C5 "Forgiveness that is learned of ME does not use fear to UNDO fear."
T9C9 "Do not fear the last judgment, but welcome it and do not wait, for the ego's time is borrowed from YOUR eternity."
T9D3 "Projecting condemnation onto God, they make Him retaliative, and FEAR HIS RETRIBUTION."
T9D5 "If the way to counteract fear is to reduce the importance of the FEARER, how can this build up ego STRENGTH?"
T9I2 "But to give up the dissociation of REALITY brings more than merely lack of fear."
T9I18 "But fear is not due them either, for nothing cannot be fearful."
T9I18 "You have chosen to fear love BECAUSE of its perfect harmlessness."
T9I18 "And because of this fear, you have been willing to give up your own perfect helpfulness, and your own perfect Help."
T10B12 "This belief is your whole sickness, and your whole fear."
T10B12 "Every symptom of sickness and fear arises here, because this is the belief that makes you want not to know."
T10D4 "Fear and grief are your guests, and they go with you, and abide with you on the way."
T10F2 "Be not afraid, therefore, for what you will be looking at IS the source of fear, but you have learned surely by now, that FEAR IS NOT REAL."
T10F3 "Do not be afraid, then, to look upon fear, for it cannot BE seen."
T10F4 "We can surely regard a delusional system without fear, for it cannot have any effects if its source is not true."
T10F4 "Fear becomes more obviously inappropriate if one recognizes the ego's GOAL, which is so clearly senseless that any effort exerted on its behalf is NECESSARILY expended on nothing."
T10F8 "For if the ego gives rise to fear, it is DIMINISHING your independence, and WEAKENING your power."
T10F9 "MINIMIZING fear, but NOT its undoing, is the ego's constant effort, and is indeed the skill at which it is VERY ingenious."
T10F9 "How can it preach separation WITHOUT upholding it through fear, and would you listen to it, if you recognized this IS what it is doing?"
T10F10 "YOUR recognition that whatever seems to separate you from God is ONLY fear, regardless of the form it takes, and quite apart from HOW THE EGO WANTS YOU TO EXPERIENCE IT, is therefore the basic ego threat."
T10F10 "For though you may countenance a false idea of independence, you will NOT accept the cost of fear, IF YOU RECOGNIZE IT."
T10F10 "For if you overlook love, you are overlooking YOURSELF, and you MUST fear UNreality BECAUSE YOU HAVE DENIED YOURSELF."
T10F11 "Only by learning what fear IS, can you finally learn to distinguish the possible from the impossible, and the false from the true."
T10F12 "Recognize only that the ego's goal, which you have pursued quite diligently, has merely brought you FEAR, and it becomes difficult to maintain that FEAR is happiness."
T10F13 "UPHELD by fear, this IS what the ego would have you believe."
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."
T10F13 "But the sane KNOW that only attack COULD produce fear, from which the love of God COMPLETELY protects them."
T10H9 "Realize that YOU ARE AFRAID OF HIS SPECIFICITY, for fear of what you think it will DEMAND of you."
T10H11 "Blessed are you who will ask the truth of God without fear, for only thus can you learn that His answer IS the release from fear."
T10H16 "But if they ask someone they trust for the REAL meaning of what they perceive, and are willing to LET THEIR INTERPRETATIONS GO IN FAVOR OF REALITY, their fear goes with them."
T10H16 "When a child is helped to translate his "ghost" into a curtain, his "monster" into a shadow and his "dragon" into a dream, he is no longer afraid, and laughs happily at his own fear."
T10H17 "For fear lies not in reality, but in the minds of children who do not UNDERSTAND it."
T11B7 "For to RECOGNIZE fear is not enough to escape FROM it, although the recognition IS necessary to demonstrate the NEED for escape."
T11B7 "If you were LEFT with the fear, having RECOGNIZED it, you would have taken a step AWAY from reality, not TOWARD it."
T11B7 "Yet we have repeatedly emphasized the need to recognize fear, and face it WITHOUT DISGUISE, as a crucial step in the undoing of the ego."
T11B8 "Having taught you to accept only loving thoughts in others, and to regard everything else as an appeal for help, He has taught you that FEAR is an appeal for help."
T11B8 "We have learned surely that fear and attack are inevitably associated."
T11B8 "If ONLY attack produces fear, and if you see attack as the call for help that it IS, the REALITY of fear MUST dawn upon you."
T11B8 "For fear IS a call for love, in unconscious recognition of what has been denied."
T11C1 "Fear is a symptom of your deep sense of loss."
T11C1 "If, when you perceive it in others, you learn to SUPPLY the loss, the basic CAUSE of fear is removed."
T11C1 "Thereby you teach yourself that fear does not exist IN YOU, for you have in YOURSELF, the means for removing it, and have DEMONSTRATED this by GIVING it."
T11C1 "Fear and love are the only emotions of which you are capable."
T11C2 "By interpreting fear correctly, as a POSITIVE AFFIRMATION OF THE UNDERLYING BELIEF IT MASKS, you are undermining its perceived usefulness by rendering it useless."
T11C2 "If you raise what fear conceals to CLEAR-CUT, UNEQUIVOCAL PRE-DOMINANCE, fear becomes meaningless."
T11C3 "The Holy Spirit's interpretation of fear DOES dispel it, for the AWARENESS of truth cannot BE denied."
T11C3 "Thus does the Holy Spirit replace fear with love, and translate error into truth."
T11C7 "Because your love has become more in awareness, the conflict can no longer be "settled" by your previous attempts to MINIMIZE the fear."
T11C7 "The love makes attack untenable, BUT YOU STILL FEEL THE FEAR."
T11C8 "You DO hate and fear each other, and your love, which is very real, is TOTALLY obscured by it."
T11C10 "Surely you are willing to look upon what you do NOT want without fear, EVEN IF IT FRIGHTENS YOU, if you can thereby get rid of it?"
T11C10 "For you CANNOT escape salvation, and you WILL not escape fear until you WANT salvation."
T11C10 "Be not afraid of this journey into fear, for it is not your destination."
T11C15 "There is no fear in perfect love."
T11C15 "You do not fear the UNKNOWN, but the KNOWN."
T11C15 "But you who choose to banish fear WILL succeed."
T11C16 "Would you not exchange THIS awareness for the awareness of your fear?"
T11C16 "When we have OVERCOME fear, not by hiding it, not by minimizing it, not by denying its full import in ANY way, THIS IS WHAT YOU WILL REALLY SEE."
T11C17 "Do you not have greater reason for fearing the world, as you perceive it, than for looking at the cause of fear, and letting it go forever?"
T11I2 "God's Son is as safe as his Father, for the Son knows his Father's protection and CANNOT fear."
T12B4 "You do not yet understand that ALL your fear of this course stems ultimately from this interpretation, but if you will consider your reactions TO it, you will become increasingly convinced that this is so."
T12B6 "Make no mistake about the depth of your fear."
T12B7 "In THIS understanding lies your remembering, for it is the recognition of love WITHOUT fear."
T12C1 "We have said that no one will countenance fear, IF HE RECOGNIZES IT."
T12C1 "But in your disordered state, YOU ARE NOT AFRAID OF FEAR."
T12C2 "You could look even upon the ego's darkest cornerstone WITHOUT fear, if you did not believe that, WITHOUT THE EGO, you would find, within yourself, something you fear even more."
T12C3 "Your fear of attack is nothing, compared to your fear of love."
T12C8 "Do not leave any spot of pain hidden from His Light, and search your minds carefully for any thoughts which you may fear to uncover."
T12C10 "And healing must be as complete as fear, for love cannot enter where there is one spot of fear to mar its welcome."
T12C11 "He feared what he had made, but still more did he fear his REAL Father, having attacked his glorious equality WITH Him."
T12E1 "We have said that you have but two emotions, love and fear."
T12E5 "And you react with fear to love, and draw AWAY from it."
T12E5 "But fear ATTRACTS you, and believing it is love, you call it to yourself."
T12E5 "Your private world is filled with the figures of fear you have invited into it."
T12E10 "YOUR vision comes from fear, as His from Love."
T13D8 "The moment that you realize GUILT IS INSANE, WHOLLY unjustified, and WHOLLY without reason, you will NOT fear to look upon Atonement, and ACCEPT IT WHOLLY."
T13D8 "Fear not to look upon the lovely truth in you."
T13D9 "There is no fear in love, for love is guiltless."
T13D9 "You who have ALWAYS loved your Father can have no fear, for ANY reason, to look within, and see your holiness."
T13D13 "My trust in you is without limit, and without the fear that you will hear me not."
T13E5 "Fear not the Holy Spirit will fail in what your Father has given Him to do."
T13H3 "If I am guiltless, I have nothing to fear."
T13H6 "Every chance given to him to heal, is another opportunity to replace darkness with light, and fear with love."
T13H14 "What CANNOT happen, can have no effects to fear."
T14B7 "There is no pain, no trial, no fear, that teaching this can fail to overcome."
T14B11 "The Holy Spirit sees only guiltlessness, and, in His gentleness, He would RELEASE from fear, and re-establish the reign of love."
T14C3 "As guardians of darkness and of ignorance, look to them ONLY for fear, for what they keep obscure IS fearful."
T14D2 "If you hide it, it becomes unreal to you, BECAUSE you hid it, and SURROUNDED IT WITH FEAR."
T14D2 "Under each cornerstone of fear, on which you have erected your insane system of belief, THE TRUTH LIES HIDDEN."
T14D2 "Yet you cannot know this, for, by HIDING truth in fear, you see no reason to believe the more you LOOK at fear, the LESS you see it, and the clearer WHAT IT CONCEALS becomes."
T14D4 "Their JOINING thus becomes the source of fear, for, if they meet, acceptance MUST be withdrawn from one of them."
T14D5 "Truth does not struggle AGAINST ignorance, and love does not ATTACK fear."
T14E4 "There, fear of death will be replaced with joy of living."
T14G6 "If you are WHOLLY free of fear of any kind, and if all those who meet, or even THINK of you, SHARE in your perfect peace, then you can be sure that you have learned GOD's lesson, and NOT yours."
T14G10 "And EVERY fear or pain or trial you have HAS BEEN undone."
T15B2 "No-one who follows the ego's teaching is without the FEAR of death."
T15B3 "For the ego must SEEM to KEEP FEAR FROM YOU, to keep your allegiance."
T15B3 "Yet it must ENGENDER fear, in order to maintain ITSELF."
T15B5 "The only way in which the ego allows the fear of hell to be experienced is to BRING HELL HERE, but ALWAYS as a foretaste of the future."
T15B6 "For the Holy Spirit, Who knows ONLY the present, uses it to UNDO the fear by which the ego would make the present useless."
T15B6 "There is NO ESCAPE from fear, in the ego's use of time."
T15B7 "Fear is NOT of the present, but ONLY of the past and future, which do not exist."
T15B7 "There is no fear in the present, when each instant stands clear and separated from the past, without its shadow reaching out into the future."
T15B8 "From this holy instant, wherein holiness is born, you will go forth in time without fear, and with no sense of change WITH time."
T15C2 "Be not concerned with time, and fear not the instant of holiness which will remove ALL fear."
T15C2 "For the instant of peace is eternal, BECAUSE it is wholly WITHOUT fear."
T15C7 "Fear not that you will not be given help in this."
T15F4 "Because of guilt, ALL special relationships have some elements of fear in them."
T15F4 "And love, where fear has entered, CANNOT be depended on, because it is NOT perfect."
T15F5 "However UNholy the reason why you made them may be, He can TRANSLATE them into holiness, by removing AS MUCH FEAR AS YOU WILL LET HIM."
T15G5 "No-one who has not yet experienced the lifting of the veil, and felt himself drawn irresistibly into the Light behind it, can have faith in love WITHOUT fear."
T15G6 "Fear not the holy instant will be denied you, for I denied IT not."
T15H9 "In their angry alliances, born of the fear of loneliness, and yet dedicated to the CONTINUANCE of loneliness, they seek RELIEF from guilt, by INCREASING it in the other."
T15H11 "The Holy Spirit CANNOT teach through fear."
T15H13 "And He will do so, for the power of God in Him AND YOU is joined in REAL relationship, so holy and so strong, that it can overcome even this, WITHOUT fear."
T15I1 "In the face of your fear of forgiveness, which He perceives as clearly as He knows forgiveness IS release, He will teach you to remember always that forgiveness is NOT loss, BUT YOUR SALVATION."
T15I3 "Fear not to give redemption over to your Redeemer's love."
T15J4 "What is NOT love is always fear, and nothing else."
T15J4 "It is not necessary to follow fear through all the circuitous routes by which it burrows underground, and hides in darkness, to emerge in FORMS quite different from what it IS."
T15J5 "If you would accept but this ONE idea, your fear of love would vanish."
T15J7 "That love demands sacrifice, and is therefore INSEPARABLE from attack and fear."
T15J7 "And that GUILT IS THE PRICE OF LOVE, which MUST be paid BY fear."
T15K1 "Fear not to recognize as SOLELY OF YOUR MAKING the whole idea of sacrifice."
T15K2 "No fear can touch the Host Who cradles God in the time of Christ."
T15K4 "What you excluded from yourself seems fearful, for you ENDOWED it with fear, and tried to CAST IT OUT, though it was part of you."
T16C6 "Regard this not with fear, but with rejoicing."
T16C7 "It IS true, JUST AS YOU FEAR, that to acknowledge Him, IS to deny ALL that you think you know."
T16D8 "Have no fear that the attraction of those who stand on the other side and wait for you, will not draw you safely across."
T16E4 "And when they find the fear of death is still upon them, the "love" relationship loses the illusion that it IS what it is NOT."
T16E4 "For, when the barricades against it are broken, fear rushes in and hatred triumphs."
T16E6 "Every illusion is one of fear, WHATEVER form it takes."
T16E7 "And, as such, it is nothing more than an attempt to bring love into fear, and MAKE IT REAL IN FEAR."
T16E9 "Fear not to cross to the abode of peace and perfect holiness."
T16E10 "Would you not go THROUGH fear to Love?"
T16E11 "For love IS wholly without illusion, and therefore wholly WITHOUT FEAR."
T16F8 "Yet if ALL illusions are of fear, and they CAN be of nothing else, the illusion of Heaven is nothing more than an ATTRACTIVE form of fear, in which the guilt is buried deep, and rises in the form of "love.""
T16G6 "But fear it not, for it means nothing more than that you have been willing to LET GO your hold on the distorted frame of reference, that SEEMED to hold your world together."
T16G7 "Fear not that you will be abruptly lifted up, and hurled into reality."
T17I4 "But what the 'something else' produced was sorrow and depression, sickness and pain, darkness and dim imaginings of terror, cold fantasies of fear, and fiery dreams of hell."
T18A3 "But fear involves substitution by definition, for it is love's REPLACEMENT."
T18A3 "Fear is both a fragmented AND FRAGMENTING emotion."
T18A3 "The body is emphasized, with special emphasis on certain parts, and USED AS THE STANDARD FOR COMPARISON for either acceptance or rejection of suitability for acting out a special FORM of fear."
T18B1 "You who believe that God is fear made but ONE substitution."
T18B4 "When you seem to see some twisted form of the original error rise to frighten you, say only, 'God is NOT fear, but love,' and it will disappear."
T18C4 "Anger and fear pervade it, and in an instant the illusion of satisfaction is invaded by the illusion of terror."
T18C8 "We once said that the first change, before dreams disappear, is that your dreams of fear are changed to HAPPY dreams."
T18D2 "As the light comes nearer, you WILL rush to darkness, shrinking from the truth, sometimes retreating to the lesser forms of fear, and sometimes to stark terror."
T18D2 "But you WILL advance, because your goal IS the advance from fear to truth."
T18D2 "Fear seems to live in darkness."
T18D3 "If you knew Who walks beside you on THIS way, which YOU have chosen, fear would be impossible."
T18D4 "When you retreat to the illusions, YOUR FEAR INCREASES, for there is little doubt that what YOU think it means IS fearful."
T18D4 "But what is that to us who travel surely and very swiftly AWAY from fear?"
T18D4 "And fear MUST disappear before you now."
T18D8 "Let not time worry you, for all the fear that you experience is really past."
T18D8 "You have gone PAST fear, for no two minds can JOIN in the desire for love without love's joining THEM."
T18E7 "And it is ONLY fear that you will add, if you prepare YOURSELF for love."
T18F1 "For they are all but ASPECTS of the plan to change your dreams of fear to happy dreams, from which you waken easily to knowledge."
T18F2 "Never approach the holy instant AFTER you have tried to remove all fear and hatred from your mind."
T18F2 "Your part is only to offer Him a LITTLE willingness to LET Him remove all fear and hatred, and to BE forgiven."
T18F5 "It will become the HAPPY dream through which He can spread joy to thousands on thousands who believe that love is fear, NOT happiness."
T18F6 "When you feel the holiness of your relationship is threatened by ANYTHING, stop instantly and offer the Holy Spirit your willingness, IN SPITE of fear, to let Him exchange this instant for the holy one which YOU would rather have."
T18F6 "The power of joining, AND ITS BLESSING, lies in the fact that it is now impossible for either of you to experience fear alone, or to attempt to DEAL with it alone."
T18G13 "What REALLY happens is that you have GIVEN UP the illusion of a LIMITED awareness, and lost your fear of union."
T18G13 "You have escaped from fear to peace, asking no questions of reality, but merely ACCEPTING it."
T18J4 "YOU are severely tempted to abandon HIM at the outside ring of fear."
T18J5 "The circle of fear lies just below the level the body sees, and SEEMS to be the whole foundation on which the world is based."
T19B9 "Faith is the OPPOSITE of fear, as much a part of love, as fear is of attack."
T19D1 "Fear can become so acute that the sin is denied the acting out, but, while the guilt REMAINS attractive, the mind will suffer, and not let go the IDEA of the sin."
T19D1 "And only an AVENGER, with a mind UNLIKE your own, could stamp it out through FEAR."
T19D2 "The ego does not think it possible that love, NOT fear, is really called upon by sin, AND ALWAYS ANSWERS."
T19D2 "For the ego brings sin to FEAR, demanding punishment."
T19D7 "The ONLY power that could CHANGE perception is thus kept impotent, held to the body by the FEAR of changed perception, which its Teacher, Who is One with it, would bring."
T19E4 "Fear not this little obstacle."
T19F1 "The attraction of guilt produces fear of love."
T19F1 "As love must look past fear, so must fear see love not."
T19F1 "For love contains the END of guilt, as surely as fear DEPENDS on it."
T19F1 "Overlooking guilt completely, IT SEES NO FEAR."
T19F2 "Fear is attracted to what love sees NOT."
T19F2 "Fear looks on guilt with just the same devotion that love looks on itself."
T19F2 "The messengers of fear are harshly ordered to seek out guilt, and cherish every scrap of evil and sin that they can find, losing none of them on pain of death, and laying them respectfully before their lord and master."
T19F3 "What fear would feed upon, love overlooks."
T19F3 "What fear DEMANDS, love cannot even SEE."
T19F3 "The fierce attraction that guilt holds for fear, is wholly absent from love's gentle perception."
T19F3 "What love would look upon is meaningless to fear, and quite invisible."
T19F4 "Fear's messengers are trained through terror, and they tremble when their master calls upon them to serve him."
T19F4 "For fear is merciless even to its friends."
T19F5 "For they are frantic with the pain of fear, and would avert the punishment of him who sends them forth, by offering him what THEY hold dear."
T19F6 "The Holy Spirit has given you love's messengers, to send INSTEAD of those YOU trained through fear."
T19F7 "If you send forth ONLY the messengers the Holy Spirit gave you, WANTING no messages but theirs, you will see fear no more."
T19F7 "The world contains no fear that YOU laid not upon it."
T19F7 "They have been given to REPLACE the hungry dogs of fear you sent instead."
T19F7 "And they go forth to signify the END of fear."
T19G2 "Here is the SOURCE of the idea that love is fear."
T19G3 "It is only the messengers of FEAR that see the body, for they look for what can suffer."
T19G3 "But neither can it bring you fear of pain."
T19G4 "You WANT communion, NOT the feast of fear."
T19H5 "For it invites FEAR to enter, and become your PURPOSE."
T19H5 "The attraction of guilt MUST enter with it, and WHATEVER fear directs the body to do IS therefore painful."
T19H6 "Under fear's orders, the body WILL pursue guilt, serving its master, whose attraction to guilt maintains the whole illusion of his existence."
T19I1 "What seems to be the FEAR of death, is really its ATTRACTION."
T19J5 "Those who fear death see not how often and how loudly they CALL to it, and bid it come to SAVE them from communication."
T19J8 "The fear of death will go as its appeal is yielded to love's REAL attraction."
T19J9 "What fear can enter and disturb the peace of sinlessness?"
T19J10 "When anything seems to you to be a source of fear, when any situation strikes you with terror and makes your body tremble and the cold sweat of fear comes over it, remember it is ALWAYS for one reason; the ego has perceived it as a symbol of fear, a sign of sin and death."
T19K1 "What would you see, WITHOUT the fear of death?"
T19K2 "For this dark veil, which seems to make the face of Christ Himself like to a leper's, and the bright rays of His Father's Love which light His face with glory appear as streams of blood, fades in the blazing light BEYOND it, when the fear of death is gone."
T19K3 "Here is your promise never to allow union to call you OUT of separation; the great amnesia in which the memory of God seems quite forgotten; the cleavage of your Self from you; THE FEAR OF GOD, the final step in your dissociation."
T19K4 "For, if this is gone, what can you fear but life?"
T19K4 "For, in your secret alliance with them, you have agreed never to let the fear of God be lifted, so you could look upon the face of Christ, and join Him in His Father."
T19K4 "Every obstacle that peace must flow across is surmounted in just the same way; the fear that RAISED it yields to the love beneath, and so the fear is gone."
T19K5 "Your WANTING fear SEEMED to be holding them in place."
T19K6 "The "loveliness" of sin; the delicate appeal of guilt, the "holy" waxen image of death, and the fear of vengeance of the ego you swore in blood not to desert, all rise and bid you NOT to raise your eyes."
T19K7 "No mad desire, no trivial impulse to forget again, no stab of fear, nor the cold sweat of seeming death, CAN stand against your will."
T19L1 "The Guide Who brought you here REMAINS with you, and when you raise your eyes, you WILL be ready to look on terror with no fear at all."
T19L2 "No-one can look upon the fear of God unterrified, unless he has ACCEPTED the Atonement, and learned illusions are not real."
T19L4 "To look upon the fear of God DOES need some preparation."
T19L4 "Only the sane can look on stark insanity and raving madness with pity and compassion, but NOT with fear."
T19L4 "You are afraid of God BECAUSE you fear each other."
T19L4 "Those you do not forgive, YOU FEAR."
T19L4 "And no-one reaches love, with FEAR beside him."
T19L5 "And all the pity and forgiveness that would HEAL it, gives way to fear."
T20B2 "Offer each other the gift of lilies, NOT the crown of thorns; the gift of love, and NOT the "gift" of fear."
T20C7 "The fear of God is NOTHING to you now."
T20C8 "There IS no fear in love."
T20C8 "Let us lift up our eyes together, not in fear, but FAITH."
T20C8 "And there WILL be no fear in us, for in our vision will be NO illusions."
T20C9 "We go beyond the veil of fear, lighting each other's way."
T20C10 "Now are the lilies of his innocence untouched by guilt, and perfectly protected from the cold chill of fear and withering blight of sin alike."
T20C11 "And by the hands that GAVE it to each other, shall both of you be led past fear to Love."
T20D4 "A murderer IS frightened, and those who kill FEAR death."
T20D11 "For what is Heaven but union, direct and perfect, and WITHOUT the veil of fear upon it?"
T20D12 "There is no fear in perfect love, BECAUSE it knows no sin."
T20D12 "Looking with charity within, what can it fear WITHOUT?"
T20D12 "See HIM as sinless, and there can BE no fear in you."
T20E6 "And, as this purpose is fulfilled, a new world rises, in which sin can enter not, and where the Son of God can enter WITHOUT fear."
T20F2 "Each herald of eternity sings of the end of sin and fear."
T20F3 "Do you recognize the fear that rises from the meaningless attempt to judge what lies so far BEYOND your judgment you cannot even SEE it?"
T20G1 "The one he made is partial, self-centered, broken into fragments and full of fear."
T20G6 "But what you do NOT realize is what you fear within your brother, and would not SEE in HIM, is what makes God seem fearful and kept unknown."
T20G7 "Let love draw near them and OVERLOOK the body, as it will surely do, and they retreat in fear, feeling the seeming firm foundation of their temple begin to shake and loosen."
T20G7 "But what you fear is but the herald of escape."
T20G13 "Perhaps you fear each other a little yet; perhaps a shadow of the fear of God remains with you."
T20H9 "And, as you ask, forget not that HIS sinlessness is YOUR escape from fear."
T21D7 "For what you think is sin is LIMITATION; and whom you try to limit to the body YOU HATE BECAUSE YOU FEAR."
T21D7 "But HOLINESS would set your brother free, removing hatred by removing fear, NOT as a symptom, but at its source."
T21D8 "Those who would free their brothers from the body, can HAVE no fear."
T21E1 "Fear in association with sin the ego deems quite appropriate, and smiles approvingly."
T21E1 "IT has no fear to let you feel ashamed."
T21E1 "This merely SEEMS to be the source of fear."
T21E2 "Yet this is NOT the ego's hidden fear, nor YOURS who serve it."
T21E2 "Beneath your fear to look within because of sin is yet ANOTHER fear, and one which makes the ego tremble."
T21E7 "Be not held back by fear's insane insistence that sureness lies in doubt."
T21G8 "That you are JOINED is your salvation; the gift of Heaven, NOT the gift of fear."
T22B1 "And where, you wonder, does your strange uneasiness, your sense of being disconnected, and your haunting fear of lack of meaning in yourself arise?"
T22B5 "Let not your fear of sin protect it from correction, for the attraction of guilt is ONLY fear."
T22B11 "For to deny illusions is to recognize that FEAR is meaningless."
T22B11 "Into the holy home where fear is powerless, love enters thankfully, grateful that it is one with you who joined to LET it enter."
T22C3 "You can be sure indeed that any seeming happiness which does not last is really fear."
T22C10 "Behold the great projection, but look on it with the decision that it MUST BE HEALED, and NOT with fear."
T22F2 "And what would you be SAVED from, but what you FEAR?"
T22G5 "The means of sinlessness can know no fear, because they carry ONLY love with them."
T22G11 "Let us look straight at how this error came about, for here lies buried the heavy anchor that seems to keep the fear of God in place, unmovable and solid as a rock."
T22G12 "And you MUST think that they are separate, BECAUSE OF FEAR."
T22G16 "Look not with fear upon this happy fact, and think not that it lays a heavy burden on you."
T22G17 "Would you REGRET you cannot fear alone, when your relationship can also teach the power of love is there, which makes ALL fear impossible?"
T23A1 "The sinless cannot fear."
T23A1 "And fear of any kind is weakness."
T23A2 "It is as certain you will fear what you attack, as it is sure that you will love what you perceive as sinless."
T23A2 "For Love walks WITH him there, PROTECTING him from fear."
T23A3 "Walk you in glory, with your head held high, and fear no evil."
T23A3 "And what SEEMED harmful now stands shining in their innocence, released from sin and fear, and happily returned to love."
T23B2 "And fear will reign in madness, and will SEEM to have replaced love there."
T23B8 "Conflict is fearful, for it is the birth of fear."
T23B12 "War is the condition in which fear is born, and grows and seeks to dominate."
T23C5 "And fear of God, and of each other, now appears as sensible, made real by what the Son of God has done, both to himself AND his Creator."
T23C7 "See how the fear of God is REINFORCED by this third principle."
T23C16 "And fear, with ashen lips and sightless eyes, blinded and terrible to look upon, is lifted to the throne of love, its dying conqueror, its substitute, the savior from salvation."
T23C16 "How lovely do the laws of fear make death appear!"
T23C16 "Give thanks unto the hero on love's throne, who saved the Son of God for fear and death!"
T23C21 "Certain it is illusions will bring fear, because of the beliefs that they imply, NOT for their form."
T23D1 "Its sole intent is murder, and what FORM of murder serves to cover the massive guilt and frantic fear of punishment the murderer MUST feel?"
T23D6 "You have NOT lingered there in cowering hope, because the guns are stilled an instant and the fear that haunts the place of death is not apparent, that it will not return."
T23E1 "The fear of God is fear of life, and NOT of death."
T23E1 "And it is THIS you fear, and NOT the form."
T24B8 "The fear of God and of each other comes from each unrecognized belief in specialness."
T24C9 "Just one step more, and every vestige of the fear of God will melt away in love."
T24F6 "His love for God replaces ALL the fear you thought you saw within yourself."
T24G1 "He is the healing of your sense of sacrifice, and fear that what you have will scatter with the wind, and turn to dust."
T24G6 "And let the fear of God no longer hold the vision you were MEANT to see from you."
T25C1 "Is it not evident that what the body's eyes perceive FILLS YOU WITH FEAR?"
T25C2 "In NO respect, at ANY time or place, has ANYTHING but fear and guilt been your reward."
T25G1 "He can see no evil; nothing in the world to fear, and no-one who is different from himself."
T25I6 "And so they fear the Holy Spirit, and perceive the wrath of God in Him."
T25I6 "And deep suspicion and the chill of fear come over them when they are told that they have NEVER sinned."
T25I14 "Let love decide, and never fear that you, in your unfairness, will deprive yourself of what GOD's justice has allotted you."
T25J2 "God's justice warrants gratitude, NOT fear."
T26E3 "Who could fear love, and stand upon the ground where sin has left a place for Heaven's altar to rise and tower far above the world, and reach beyond the universe to touch the heart of ALL creation?"
T26H11 "Is fear a treasure?"
T26I2 "In this form is the error still obscured that is the SOURCE of fear."
T26I2 "And it is HERE you fear the loss would lie."
T26I3 "Do not project this fear to time, for time is NOT the enemy that you perceive."
T26I3 "FUTURE loss is not your fear."
T26I4 "And therefore MUST it be that, if you fear, there is a PRESENT cause."
T26I4 "And who could fear effects UNLESS he thought they had BEEN caused and judged disastrous NOW?"
T26I4 "Belief in sin arouses fear, and like its cause, is looking forward; looking back, but OVERLOOKING what is here and now."
T26I5 "It stands ALREADY there, in present grace, within the only interval of time which sin and fear have overlooked, but which is all there IS to time."
T26I5 "Why wait 'til they unfold in time, and fear they may NOT come, although already THERE?"
T27A1 "Walk you the gentle way, and you will fear no evil and no shadows in the night."
T27B4 "That NO reproach he laid upon his heart was EVER justified, and NO attack can touch him with the poisoned sting of fear."
T27B8 "It stands apart from ALL experience of fear OR love."
T27D5 "Yet, in the learning interval, it HAS a use which now you fear, but yet will love."
T27D7 "The choice you fear to lose you never HAD."
T27F2 "The ONLY thing that is required for a healing is a lack of fear."
T27F4 "The eyes of all the dying bring reproach, and suffering whispers, "What is there to fear?""
T27F8 "Fear you not the way that YOU perceive them."
T27G5 "The One Who brings the miracle perceived them all as one, and called by name of "fear.""
T27G5 "As fear is witness unto death, so is the miracle the witness unto Life."
T27H12 "And, UNDERNEATH this dream, is yet another, in which YOU become the murderer, the secret enemy, the scavenger and the destroyer of the brother and the world you fear alike."
T27H12 "The little gap you do not even see, the birthplace of illusions and of fear, the time of terror and of ancient hate, the instant of disaster; -- all are here."
T27H13 "So fearful is the dream, so seeming real, he could not waken to reality without the sweat of terror and a scream of mortal fear, unless a gentler dream preceded his awaking, and allowed his calmer mind to welcome, NOT to fear, the Voice that called with love to waken him."
T27H13 "And GAVE him means to waken WITHOUT fear."
T27H14 "Rest in the Holy Spirit, and allow His gentle dreams to take the place of those you dreamed in terror, and in fear of death."
T27I5 "And we will see the grounds for laughter, NOT a cause for fear."
T28B8 "What YOUR remembering would witness to, is but the fear of God."
T28B8 "He has not DONE the thing you fear."
T28B11 "How instantly the memory of God arises in the mind that has no fear to keep the memory away."
T28B11 "And what is NOW remembered is not fear, but rather is the Cause that fear was made to render unremembered and undone."
T28B12 "ITS effects are changelessly eternal, BEYOND fear, and PAST the world of sin entirely."
T28B13 "Have no fear that He will fail in what He wills."
T28C7 "The fear was held in place BECAUSE he did not see that he was AUTHOR of the dream, and not a figure IN the dream."
T28C7 "Thus does he fear his OWN attack, but sees it at another's hands."
T28C9 "Nor will the Call to wakening be heard, because it SEEMS to be the call of fear."
T28C11 "The miracle returns the CAUSE of fear to you who made it."
T28D1 "When you accept a miracle, you do not ADD your dream of fear to one that is ALREADY being dreamed."
T28D3 "The end of dreaming is the end of FEAR, and love was NEVER in the world of dreams."
T28E1 "You can be sure of just ONE thing; that you are evil, for you share in dreams of fear."
T28E2 "It is the DREAM you fear, and NOT the mind."
T28E4 "Therefore release him, merely by your claim on brotherhood, and NOT on dreams of fear."
T28E4 "And dreams of fear will haunt the little gap, inhabited but by illusions which you have SUPPORTED in each other's minds."
T28F1 "God is the ALTERNATE to dreams of fear."
T28F2 "The fear is gone from them BECAUSE YOU DID NOT GIVE THEM YOUR SUPPORT."
T28F2 "Where fear has gone, there love MUST come, because there ARE but these alternatives."
T28F7 "Look at the little gap, and you behold the innocence and emptiness of sin that you will see within yourself, when you have lost the fear of recognizing love."
T28G3 "The thing you hate and fear and loathe and WANT, the body does not know."
T28H6 "What is the SENSE in seeking to be safe in what was MADE for danger and for fear?"
T29A2 "Here is the fear of God most plainly seen."
T29A2 "For love is treacherous to those who fear, since fear and hate can NEVER be apart."
T29A2 "The fear of God!"
T29B3 "And it WILL take command of when to "love," and when to shrink more safely into fear."
T29B3 "But fear DEMANDS the sacrifice of love, for in love's presence fear cannot abide."
T29B4 "You do not fear its weakness, but its lack of strength OR weakness."
T29B5 "And there ARE overtones of seeming fear around the happy message "God is Love.""
T29B5 "Without the fear of God, what could induce you to abandon Him?"
T29C3 "For pain and sin are ONE illusion, as are hate and fear, attack and guilt but one."
T29E2 "The dreams you THINK you like would hold you back, as much as those in which the fear is seen."
T29E2 "For EVERY dream is but a dream of fear, no matter what the form it seems to take."
T29E2 "The fear is seen within, without, or both."
T29E2 "For fear is the material of dreams, from which they ALL are made."
T29E2 "The miracle were treacherous indeed if it allowed you still to be afraid, because you did not RECOGNIZE the fear."
T29E3 "Depression or assault must be the theme of every dream, for they are made of fear."
T29E3 "The thin disguise of pleasure and of joy in which they may be wrapped but slightly veils the heavy lump of fear which is their core."
T29E5 "The core of dreams the Holy Spirit gives is NEVER one of fear."
T29F7 "Such is the core of fear in every dream that has been kept apart from use by Him Who sees a different function for a dream."
T29G5 "How free from fear, how filled with blessing and with happiness!"
T29H4 "The search implies you are not whole within, and fear to look upon your devastation, and prefer to seek outside yourself for what you are."
T29H8 "The fear of God is but the fear of loss of idols."
T29H8 "It is NOT the fear of loss of your reality."
T29I4 "The "more-than-everything" is NOT a thing to make you tremble and to quail in fear."
T29J9 "Whenever you feel fear in any form, - and you ARE fearful if you do not feel a deep content, a certainty of help, a calm assurance Heaven goes with you, - be sure you made an idol, and believe it will betray you."
T29J9 "Your self-betrayal MUST result in fear, and fear IS judgment, leading surely to the frantic search for idols and for death."
T29J10 "And so they bring the dreamer full release from dreams of fear."
T29J10 "He does not fear his judgment, for he has judged no-one, nor has sought to be released THROUGH judgment from what judgment MUST impose."
T30A1 "And, together, they will lead you both from dreams of judgment to forgiving dreams, and out of pain and fear."
T30B2 "And then ANOTHER answer cannot BUT produce confusion and uncertainty AND FEAR."
T30B2 "This leads to fear, because it contradicts what you perceive, and so you feel attacked, AND THEREFORE ANGRY."
T30B3 "These two procedures, practiced well, will serve to let you be directed WITHOUT fear, for opposition will not FIRST arise, and THEN become a problem in itself."
T30B4 "For you have ALREADY gotten angry, and your fear of being answered in a different way from what YOUR version of the question asks will gain momentum until you believe the day you want is one in which you get YOUR answer to your question."
T30B9 "But this takes practice in the rules which will PROTECT you from the ravages of fear."
T30C3 "For thus was hatred born into the world, and thus the rule of fear established here."
T30C3 "Now hear God speak to you through Him Who is His Voice, and YOURS as well, reminding you that it is NOT your will to hate, and be a prisoner to fear, a slave to death, a LITTLE creature with a LITTLE life."
T30D9 "Completely unaffected by the turmoil and the terror of the world, the dreams of birth and death that here are dreamed, the myriad of forms that fear can take, quite undisturbed, the Thought God holds of you remains EXACTLY as It always was."
T30E5 "And they bring fear BECAUSE they hide the truth."
T30E8 "And even in illusions it but asks forgiveness be the substitute for fear."
T30E8 "The gap is emptied of the toys of fear, and then its unreality is plain."
T30F1 "Fear is NOT its goal, and the ESCAPE from guilt becomes its aim."
T30F1 "No rules are idly set, and no demands are made of anyone or anything to twist and fit into the dream of fear."
T30F3 "And fear has dropped away, because he is united in his purpose with HIMSELF."
T30F4 "But fear is gone, because its purpose is forgiveness, NOT idolatry."
T30F6 "When brothers join in purpose in the world of fear, they stand ALREADY at the edge of the real world."
T30F6 "How light and easy is the step across the narrow boundaries of the world of fear, when you have RECOGNIZED Whose hand you hold!"
T30F7 "Within your hand is everything you need to walk with perfect confidence away from fear forever."
T30F7 "An ancient hate is passing from the world, and with it goes ALL hatred and ALL fear."
T30F9 "Look forward, then, and walk in confidence, with happy hearts that beat in hope and do not pound in fear."
T30G1 "It is here escape from fear begins, and will be made complete."
T30G3 "Fear cannot ARISE unless attack is justified."
T30G4 "Thus is the fear of God the sure result of seeing pardon as unmerited."
T30G4 "No-one who sees himself as guilty CAN avoid the fear of God."
T30H3 "Fear is a judgment NEVER justified."
T30H3 "But NOT because the thing you fear has fearful meaning in itself."
T30H7 "This is a state so seemingly unsafe that fear MUST rise."
T30I5 "BECAUSE reality is changeless is a miracle already there to heal all things that change, and offer them to you to see in happy form, devoid of fear."
T30I6 "Why should you fear to see the Christ in him?"
T31A8 "The outcome of the lesson that God's Son is guiltless is a world in which there is no fear, and everything is lit with hope, and sparkles with a gentle friendliness."
T31A9 "For God were fear indeed, if he whom He created innocent could be a slave to guilt."
T31A10 "The fear of God results as surely from the lesson that His Son is guilty as God's Love must be remembered when he LEARNS his innocence."
T31A10 "For hate must father fear, and look upon its father as itself."
T31C5 "Here are the thoughts of sacrifice preserved, for here guilt rules, and orders that the world be like itself; a place where nothing can find mercy, or survive the ravages of fear except in murder and in death."
T31E4 "It is a lesson in a terrible displacement, and a fear so devastating that the face which smiles above it must forever look away, lest it perceive the treachery it hides."
T31E6 "Not one of them is true, and many come from feverish imaginations, hot with hatred and distortions born of fear."
T31E15 "But have no fear it will not be undone."
T31G7 "At least you merely look on darkness, and perceive the terrified imaginings that come from guilty thoughts and concepts born of fear."
T31G7 "And what you see is hell, for fear IS hell."
T31G9 "The veil across the Face of Christ, the fear of God and of salvation, and the love of guilt and death, - they all are different names for just ONE error; that there is a space between you and your brother, kept apart by an illusion of yourself which holds him off from you, and you away from him."
T31G14 "It is a thing of madness, pain, and death; a thing of treachery and black despair, of failing dreams and no remaining hope except to die and end the dream of fear."
T31H5 "And thus are miracles as natural as fear and agony APPEARED to be before the choice for holiness was made."
T31H7 "Deny me not the little gift I ask, when in exchange I lay before your feet the peace of God, and power to bring this peace to everyone who wanders in the world, uncertain, lonely, and in constant fear."
W5L1 "The upset may seem to be fear, worry, depression, anxiety, anger, hatred, jealousy, or any number of forms, all of which will be perceived as different."
W6L1 "Again, it is necessary to name both the form of upset (anger, fear, worry, depression, and so on) and the perceived source very specifically for any application of the idea."
W13L3 "It is essential, therefore, that you learn to recognize the meaningless, and accept it without fear."
W13L4 "Then close your eyes and conclude with: "A meaningless world engenders fear because I think I am in competition with God.""
W13L5 "Note carefully, however, any signs of overt or covert fear which it may arouse."
W14L3 "Some of them will lead you directly into fear."
W14L5 "For example, do not say, "God did not create illness," but, "God did not create cancer," or heart attacks, or whatever may arouse fear in you."
W16L3 "In addition to never being idle, salvation requires that you recognize that every thought you have brings either peace or war; either love or fear."
W16L3 "There is such a temptation to dismiss fear thoughts as unimportant, trivial, and not worth bothering about that it is essential you recognize them all as equally destructive but equally unreal."
W20L2 "You do not have them now because your minds are totally undisciplined, and you cannot distinguish between joy and sorrow, pleasure and pain, love and fear."
W22L2 "All that you fear does not exist."
W23L1 "The idea for today contains the only way out of fear that will succeed."
W26L2 "Because your attack thoughts will be projected, you will fear attack."
W26L2 "And if you fear attack, you must believe that you are not invulnerable."
W26L6 "The concern may take the form of depression, worry, anger, a sense of imposition, fear, foreboding, or preoccupation."
W27L2 " If fear of loss still persists, add further: "It can only bless.""
W34L3 "Search your mind for fear thoughts, anxiety provoking situations, "offending" personalities or events, or anything else about which you are harboring unloving thoughts."
W39L6 "Then, with closed eyes, search out your unloving thoughts in whatever form they appear; uneasiness, depression, anger, fear, worry, attack, insecurity, and so on."
W41L1 "So are anxiety, worry, a deep sense of helplessness, misery, suffering, and intense fear of loss."
W41L3 "It will cure all sorrow and pain and fear and loss because it will heal the mind that thought these things were real, and suffered out of its allegiance to these beliefs."
W41L10 "You can indeed afford to laugh at fear thoughts, remembering that God goes with you wherever you go."
W44L9 "If resistance rises in any form, pause long enough to repeat today's idea, keeping your eyes closed unless you are aware of fear."
W46L2 "Fear condemns and love forgives."
W46L2 "Forgiveness thus undoes what fear has produced, returning the mind to the awareness of God."
W46L6 ""No fear is possible in a mind beloved of God.""
W47L2 "To believe that you can is to put your trust where trust is unwarranted, and to justify fear, anxiety, depression, anger, and sorrow."
W47L4 "Then spend a minute or two in searching for situations in your life which you have invested with fear, dismissing each one by telling yourself, "God is the Strength in which I trust.""
W48L1 "In truth there is nothing to fear."
W48L3 "The presence of fear is a sure sign that you are trusting in your own strength."
W48L3 "The awareness that there is nothing to fear shows that somewhere in your mind, not necessarily in a place which you recognize as yet, you have remembered God and let His strength take the place of yours."
W48L3 "The instant you are willing to do this there is indeed nothing to fear."
W53L3 "13) "A meaningless world engenders fear.""
W53L3 "The totally insane engenders fear because it is completely undependable, and offers no grounds for trust."
W53L3 "In choosing this, I will escape all the effects of the world of fear because I am acknowledging that it does not exist."
W54L5 "I would behold the proof that what has been done through me has enabled love to replace fear, laughter to replace weeping, and abundance to replace loss."
W60L3 "48) "There is nothing to fear.""
W60L3 "What could there be to fear in a world which I have forgiven, and which has forgiven me?"
W62L3 "It will take away all fear and guilt and pain."
W64L3 "It is only the arrogance of the ego which leads you to question this, and only the fear of the ego which induces you to regard yourself as unworthy of the task assigned to you by God Himself."
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."
W68L2 "Who can dream of hatred and not fear God?"
W78L3 "So is the seeing of the world reversed, as we look out toward truth, away from fear."
W78L4 "Someone, perhaps, you fear and even hate; someone you think you love who angers you; someone you call a friend, but whom you see as difficult at times, or hard to please; demanding, irritating, or untrue to the ideal he should accept as his according to the role you set for him."
W93L11 "If a situation arises which seems to be disturbing, quickly dispel the illusion of fear by repeating these thoughts again."
W94L3 "This is the Self Which knows no fear, nor could conceive of loss or suffering or death."
W97L1 "No chill of fear can enter, for your mind has been absolved of madness, letting go illusions of a split identity."
W98L3 "The guiltless have no fear, for they are safe and recognize their safety."
W99L10 "Then turn to Him who shares your function with you, and let Him teach you what you need to learn to lay all fear aside, and know your Self as Love Which has no opposite in you."
W99L12 "You have a special message for today which has the power to remove all forms of doubt and fear forever from your mind."
W99L13 "Thus do you lay forgiveness on your mind, and let all fear be gently laid aside that Love may find Its rightful place in you, and show you that you are the Son of God."
W100L5 "God asks that you be happy, so the world can see how much He loves His Son, and wills no sorrow rises to abate his joy; no fear besets him to disturb his peace."
W101L2 "They would escape Him in their fear."
W101L7 "Fear not the Will of God."
W102L3 "Here is your peace, and here there is no fear."
W103L2 "Fear is associated then with love, and its results become the heritage of minds which think what they have made is real."
W103L2 "These images, with no reality in truth, bear witness to the fear of God, forgetting being Love."
W103L2 "To fear Him is to be afraid of joy.""
W103L2 "Begin your longer exercises for today with this association, which corrects the false belief that God is fear."
W103L3 "Then welcome all the happiness it brings, as truth replaces fear, and joy becomes what you expect to take the place of pain."
W105L3 "For giving has become a source of fear, and so you would avoid the only means by which you can receive."
W107L3 "Without illusions there could be no fear, no doubt and no attack."
W109L5 "In Him you have no cares and no concerns, no burdens, no anxiety, no pain, no fear of future and no past regrets."
W110L1 "Its truth would mean that you have made no changes in yourself which have reality, nor changed the universe so that what God created was replaced by fear and evil, misery and death."
W110L1 "If you remain as God created you, fear has no meaning, evil is not real, and misery and death do not exist."
W110L3 "If you remain as God created you appearances cannot replace the truth, health cannot turn to sickness, nor can death be substitute for life, or fear for love."
W121L2 "The unforgiving mind is full of fear, and offers love no room to be itself; no place where it can spread its wings in peace, and soar above the turmoil of the world."
W122L2 "It soothes your forehead while you sleep, and rests upon your eyelids so you see no dreams of fear and evil, malice and attack."
W130L2 "Fear must make blind, for this its weapon is; that which you fear to see you cannot see."
W130L2 "Love and perception thus go hand in hand, but fear obscures in darkness what is there."
W130L3 "What, then, can fear project upon the world?"
W130L3 "Truth is eclipsed by fear, and what remains is but imagined."
W130L4 "Fear has made everything you think you see."
W134L12 "He can remove the ponderous and useless armor made to chain his mind to fear and misery."
W135L4 "It stems from fear, increasing fear as each defense is made."
W135L4 "Yet it speaks of fear made real and terror justified."
W135L6 "Yet it is not the body that can fear, nor be a thing to fear."
W137L6 "And love becomes a dream, while fear remains the one reality which can be seen and justified and fully understood."
W138L2 "Truth cannot come where it could only be perceived with fear, for this would be the error truth can be brought to illusions."
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."
W138L11 "It holds no terror now, for what was made enormous, vengeful, pitiless with hate, demands obscurity for fear to be invested there."
W152L1 "No one can grieve nor fear nor think him sick unless these are the outcomes that he wants, and no one dies without his own consent."
W152L2 "Can fear and sickness enter in a mind where love and perfect holiness abide?"
W153L4 "You know not what you do in fear of it."
W153L7 "It proclaims you have denied the Christ and come to fear His Father's anger."
W153L9 "Now we cannot fear, for we have left all fearful thoughts behind."
W153L12 "It was designed by One Who loves His children, and Who would replace their fearful toys with joyous games, which teach them that the game of fear is gone."
W153L12 "The game of fear is gladly laid aside when children come to see the benefits salvation brings."
W160L1 "Fear is a stranger to the ways of love."
W160L1 "Identify with fear, and you will be a stranger to yourself."
W160L4 "Is it fear or you that is unsuited to the home which God provided for His Son?"
W160L4 "Is fear His Own, created in His likeness?"
W160L4 "Is it fear that love completes and is completed by?"
W160L4 "There is no home can shelter love and fear."
W160L4 "If you are real, then fear must be illusion."
W160L4 "And if fear is real, then you do not exist at all."
W161L1 "Here is the answer to temptation which can never fail to welcome in the Christ where fear and anger had prevailed before."
W161L5 "Yet bodies are but symbols of a concrete form of fear."
W161L5 "Fear without symbols calls for no response, for symbols can stand for the meaningless."
W161L5 "But fear attaches to specifics, being false."
W161L6 "This is the reason bodies easily become fear's symbols."
W161L6 "What else could be the seat of fear except what thinks of fear?"
W161L7 "Fear is insatiable, consuming everything its eyes behold; seeing itself in everything; compelled to turn upon itself and to destroy."
W161L8 "Who sees a brother as a body sees him as fear's symbol."
W161L8 "And he will attack because what he beholds is his own fear external to himself, poised to attack, and howling to unite with him again."
W161L8 "Mistake not the intensity of rage projected fear must spawn."
W161L9 "Ask him not to symbolize your fear."
W161L12 "Today's idea is your safe escape from anger and from fear."
W161L12 "Be sure you use it instantly, should you be tempted to attack a brother and perceive in him the symbol of your fear."
W163L1 "It may appear as sadness, fear, anxiety or doubt; as anger, faithlessness and lack of trust; concern for bodies, envy, and all forms in which the wish to be as you are not may come to tempt you."
W163L2 "Embodiment of fear, the host of sin, god of the guilty and the lord of all illusions and deceptions, does the thought of death seem mighty."
W165L7 "His Love remains beyond our every fear."
W166L9 "Your ancient fear has come upon you now, and justice has caught up with you at last."
W166L14 "What you fear but teaches them their fears are justified."
W168L4 "For in grace you see a light that covers all the world in love, and watch fear disappear from every face as hearts rise up and claim the light as theirs."
W169L2 "Grace is acceptance of the Love of God within a world of seeming hate and fear."
W169L2 "By grace alone the hate and fear are gone, for grace presents a state so opposite to everything the world contains that those whose minds are lighted by the gift of grace can not believe the world of fear is real."
W170L1 "And you mean that to attack is to exchange the state in which you are for something better, safer, more secure from dangerous invasion and from fear."
W170L2 "How thoroughly insane is the idea that to defend from fear is to attack!"
W170L2 "For here is fear begot and fed with blood, to make it grow and swell and rage."
W170L2 "And thus is fear protected, not escaped."
W170L3 "For love now has an "enemy," an opposite; and fear, the alien, now needs your defense against the threat of what you really are."
W170L5 "For fear becomes your safety and protector of your peace, to which you turn for solace and escape from doubts about your strength and hope of rest in dreamless quiet."
W170L5 "And as love is shorn of what belongs to it and it alone, love is endowed with attributes of fear."
W170L9 "Yet do not think that fear is the escape from fear."
W170L9 "The final one, the hardest to believe is nothing, and a seeming obstacle with the appearance of a solid block, impenetrable, fearful and beyond surmounting, is the fear of God Himself."
W170L9 "Here is the basic premise which enthrones the thought of fear as god."
W170L9 "For fear is loved by those who worship it, and love appears to be invested now with cruelty."
W170L10 "Love has not confused its attributes with those of fear."
W170L10 "Yet must the worshippers of fear perceive their own confusion in fear's "enemy"; its cruelty as now a part of love."
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 "Now has fear made way for love, as God Himself replaces cruelty."
W175L2 "Fear is the stranger here.""
W183L8 "In that instant, He will take you to His home, and you will stay with Him in perfect stillness, silent and at peace, beyond all words, untouched by fear and doubt, sublimely certain that you are at home."
W187L9 "Who could fear to look upon such lovely holiness?"
W187L9 "The great illusion of the fear of God diminishes to nothingness before the purity that you will look on here."
W187L10 "Now are we one in thought, for fear has gone."
W189L2 "Who could feel fear in such a world as this?"
W189L3 "It is so different from the world you see through darkened eyes of malice and of fear that one belies the other."
W190L3 "It demonstrates God is denied, confused with fear, perceived as mad and seen as traitor to Himself."
W190L3 "For vengeance is not part of love, and fear, denying love and using pain to prove that God is dead, has shown that death is victor over life."
W190L7 "Your thoughts of death envelop it in fear, while in your kind forgiveness does it live."
W190L8 "In pain does fear appear to triumph over love, and time replace eternity and Heaven."
W190L9 "Lay down all thoughts of danger and of fear."
W192L4 "Forgiveness is the means by which the fear of death is overcome because it holds no fierce attraction now, and guilt is gone."
W192L5 "What fears could still assail those who have lost the source of all attack; the core of anguish and the seat of fear?"
W193L5 "These are the words which end the dream of sin, and rid the mind of fear."
W194L7 "What can he fear?"
W194L7 "For he who has escaped all fear of future pain has found his way to present peace, and certainty of care the world can never threaten."
W195L8 "The fear of God is now undone at last, and we forgive without comparing."
W196L5 "Yet it merely stood for the belief the fear of God is real."
W196L5 "Who could believe his Father is his deadly enemy, separate from him, and waiting to destroy his life and blot him from the universe, without the fear of hell upon his heart?"
W196L6 "The fear of God is real to anyone who thinks this thought is true."
W196L7 "To question it at all, its form must first be changed at least as much as will permit fear of retaliation to abate, and the responsibility returned to some extent to you."
W196L7 "Until this shift has been accomplished, you can not perceive that it is but your thoughts which bring you fear, and your deliverance depends on you."
W196L8 "For once you understand it is impossible that you be hurt except by your own thoughts, the fear of God must disappear."
W196L8 "You do not now believe that fear is caused without."
W196L9 "If it can but be you you crucify, you did not hurt the world and need not fear its vengeance and pursuit."
W196L9 "Nor need you hide in terror from the deadly fear of God projection hides behind."
W196L10 "When you realize, once and for all, that it is you you fear, the mind perceives itself as split."
W196L10 "It seemed to be an enemy outside you had to fear."
W196L10 "And thus a god outside yourself became your mortal enemy; the source of fear."
W196L11 "For fear of God has disappeared."
W196L11 "Step back from fear and make advance to love."
W196L12 "When the fear of God is gone, there are no obstacles which still remain between you and the holy peace of God."
W197L6 "And with the end of this belief is fear forever over."
W199L2 "Attack thoughts cannot enter such a mind, because it has been given to the Source of Love, and fear can never enter in a mind which has attached itself to Love."
W200L6 "Who could hope for more while there appears to be a choice to make between success and failure; love and fear?"
W225L1 "I must return It, for I want It mine in full awareness, blazing in my mind, and keeping it within Its kindly light, inviolate, beloved, with fear behind and only peace ahead."
W232L2 "Today practice the end of fear."
W240L1 "Fear is deception."
W240L1 "There is no fear in us, for we are each a part of Love Itself."
W240W32 "It symbolizes fear."
W240W32 "And what is fear except love's absence?"
W244L1 "How can he fear or doubt or fail to know he cannot suffer, be endangered, or experience unhappiness, when he belongs to You, beloved and loving, in the safety of Your Fatherly embrace?""
W259L1 "And what but this could be the source of fear, obscuring God's creation; giving love the attributes of fear and of attack?"
W260W53 "Like other dreams, it sometimes seems to picture happiness, but can quite suddenly revert to fear, where every dream is born."
W260W53 "For only love creates in truth, and truth can never fear."
W260W55 "Fear does not exist."
W265L1 "There is no fear in it."
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."
W273L2 "What need have I to fear that anything can rob me of what You would have me keep?"
W274L2 "Give this day to Him and there will be no fear today, because the day is given unto Love."
W278L2 "I have had many foolish thoughts about myself and my creation, and have brought a dream of fear into my mind."
W278L2 "I choose the way to You instead of madness and instead of fear."
W280W72 "For sights and sounds must be translated from the witnesses of fear to those of love."
W282L2 "The name of fear is simply a mistake."
W287L1 "And would I rather live with fear than love?"
W290W81 "Your world is seen through eyes of fear, and brings the witnesses of terror to your mind."
W290W81 "The real world cannot be perceived except through eyes forgiveness blesses, so they see a world where terror is impossible, and witnesses to fear can not be found."
W290W82 "The real world holds a counterpart for each unhappy thought reflected in your world; a sure correction for the sights of fear and sounds of battle which your world contains."
W293L1 "All fear is past because its source is gone, and all its thoughts gone with it."
W293L2 "Nor let my ears be deaf to all the hymns of gratitude the world is singing underneath the sounds of fear."
W294L1 "And yet a neutral thing does not see death, for thoughts of fear are not invested there, nor is a mockery of love bestowed upon it."
W295L1 "Fear appears in many different forms, but love is one."
W298L1 "My gratitude permits my love to be accepted without fear."
W298L1 "I accept instead what God establishes as mine, sure that in that alone I will be saved; sure that I go through fear to meet my Love."
W302L1 "Christ's vision changes darkness into light, for fear must disappear when love has come."
W305L1 "And all the world departs in silence, as this peace envelops it, and gently carries it to truth, no more to be the home of fear."
W306L1 "Today I can go past all fear, and be restored to love and holiness and peace."
W309L1 "I fear to look within because I think I made another will which is not true, and made it real."
W310L2 "There is no room in us for fear today, for we have welcomed love into our hearts."
W310W103 "To fear God's saving grace is but to fear complete release from suffering, return to peace, security and happiness, and union with your own Identity."
W313L1 ""Father, there is a vision which beholds all things as sinless, so that fear has gone, and where it was is Love invited in."
W314L1 "Past mistakes can cast no shadows on it, so that fear has lost its idols and its images, and being formless, it has no effects."
W322L2 "What loss can I anticipate except the loss of fear, and the return of Love into my mind?""
W323L2 "And we are at peace again, for fear has gone, and only Love remains."
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."
W330W122 "In fear it stands beyond the Everywhere, apart from All, in separation from the Infinite."
W330W123 "What can he know of fear and punishment, of sin and guilt, of hatred and attack, when all there is surrounding him is everlasting peace, forever conflict-free and undisturbed, in deepest silence and tranquility?"
W331L1 "Fear is a dream, and has no will that can conflict with Yours."
W332L2 "Fear holds it prisoner."
W338L1 "For in this single thought is everyone released at last from fear."
W338L1 "His thoughts can frighten him, but since these thoughts belong to him alone, he has the power to change them, and exchange each fear thought for a happy thought of love."
W339L1 "Let us resolve today to ask for what we really want, and only this, that we may spend this day in fearlessness, without confusing pain with joy, or fear with love."
W340L2 "Not one who will remain in fear, and none the Father will not gather to Himself, awake in Heaven in the Heart of Love."
W340W131 "Yet it paves the way for the return of timelessness and love's awakening, for fear must slip away under the gentle remedy it gives."
W348L1 "What need have I for anger or for fear?"
W348L1 "What can I fear, when You created me in holiness as perfect as Your own?""
W350W141 "In me is love perfected, fear impossible, and joy established without opposite."
M5B4 "Because he has valued what is really valueless, he will not generalize the lesson for fear of loss and sacrifice."
M5F1 "Gentleness means that fear is now impossible, and what could come to interfere with joy?"
M5I1 "Sure of the ultimate interpretation of all things in time, no outcome already seen or yet to come can cause them fear."
M6C4 "Seen in their proper perspective, without distortion and without fear, they re-establish Heaven."
M8A2 "He must use his reason to tell himself that he has given the problem to One Who cannot fail, and recognize that his own uncertainty is not love but fear, and therefore hate."
M8A5 "Perhaps there is a fear of weakness and vulnerability."
M8A5 "Perhaps there is fear of failure and shame associated with a sense of inadequacy."
M11A6 "All of the loneliness and sense of loss; of passing time and growing hopelessness; of sickening despair and fear of death; all these have come of it."
M13A3 "A voice they understand and listen to without the fear that truth would find in them."
M13A3 "Do not forget that truth can come only where it is welcomed without fear."
M16A1 "But the final judgment will not come until it is no longer associated with fear."
M17A5 "It sets your mind into a pattern of rest, and orients you away from fear."
M17A6 "And it is this you fear, and only this."
M17A11 "Fear is withdrawn from them and so they go."
M18A1 "This strengthens fear and makes the magic seem quite real to both of them."
M18A1 "He can be sure as well that he has asked for depression, pain, fear and disaster to come to him."
M18A5 "Anger in response to perceived magic thoughts is a basic cause of fear."
M18A7 "Here we have the fear of God most starkly represented."
M18A9 "The fear of God is causeless."
M18A9 "But His Love is Cause of everything beyond all fear, and thus forever real and always true."
M19A3 "Fear is illusion, for you are like Him.""
M20A4 "And it is this that overcomes the fear of death."
M20A4 "You are afraid of Him, and do not see you hate and fear your Self as enemy."
M22A5 "A major hindrance in this aspect of his learning is the teacher of God's fear about the validity of what he hears."
M26A2 "These limits are placed out of fear, for without them the walls that surround all the separate places of the world would fall at the holy sound of His Voice."
M26A4 "Yet what is not given to the Holy Spirit must be given to weakness, for what is withheld from love is given to fear, and will be fearful in consequence."
M28A3 "Death is the symbol of the fear of God."
M28A3 "God is insane, and fear alone is real."
M28A4 "There is either a god of fear or One of Love."
M28A4 "He did not make death because He did not make fear."
M28A5 "And now His Own creation must stand in fear of Him."
M28A6 "Do you not see that otherwise He has an opposite, and fear would be as real as love?"
M29A4 "And in His freedom is the end of fear."
M29A4 "No hidden places now remain on earth to shelter sick illusions, dreams of fear and misperceptions of the universe."
M30A3 "The imagined usurping of functions not your own is the basis of fear."
M30A3 "The whole world you see reflects the illusion you have done so, making fear inevitable."
M30A3 "To return the function to the One To Whom it belongs is thus the escape from fear."
M30A7 "Forget your foolish images, your sense of frailty and your fear of harm, your dreams of danger and selected "wrongs.""
U3A8 "This was the ego -- all the cruel hate, the need for vengeance and the cries of pain, the fear of dying and the urge to kill, the brotherless illusion and the self that seemed alone in all the universe."
U5A8 "Here He leans down to lift you back to Him, out of illusions into holiness; out of the world and into timelessness; out of all fear and given back to Love."
U6A3 "He offered us all a final demonstration that it is impossible to kill God's Son; nor can his life in any way be changed by sin and evil, malice, fear or death."
P2A1 "No-one in this world escapes fear, but everyone can reconsider its causes and learn to evaluate them correctly."
P3E7 "Fear cannot long be hidden by illusions, for it is part of them."
P3H7 "But what they see in him because of this they fear indeed."
P4B6 "But only little time is saved and the new dreams will lose their temporary appeal and turn to dreams of fear, which is the content of all dreams."
S1B6 "One who has realized the goodness of God prays without fear."
S1B6 "And one who prays without fear cannot but reach Him."
S1C10 "The stages necessary to its attainment, however, need to be understood, if peace is to be restored to the Son of God, who lives now with the illusion of death and the fear of God."
S1D2 "Nor do they come from one who understands that they are calls for death, made out of fear by those who cherish guilt."
S1D4 "Nor can it be without some pain, and a glimpse of the merciful nature of this step may for some time be followed by a deep retreat into fear."
S1D4 "For fear's defenses are fearful in themselves, and when they are recognized they bring their fear with them."
S1D5 "Fear of escape makes it difficult to welcome freedom, and to make a jailer of an enemy seems to be safety."
S1D5 "How, then, can he be released without an insane fear for yourself?"
S1D5 "Your investment in this escape is heavy, and your fear of letting go is strong."
S1D6 "Take his blessing and feel how your heart is lifted and your fear released."
S3A1 "Prayer has both aids and witnesses which make the steep ascent more gentle and more sure, easing the pain of fear and offering the comfort and the promises of hope."
S3B2 "And they feel fear as bodies change and sicken."
S3C2 "Only false healing can give way to fear, so sickness will be apt to strike again."
S3D6 "There is no fear in one who has been truly healed, for love has entered now where idols used to stand, and fear has given way at last to God."
S3E2 "Fear has no haven here, for love has come in all its holy oneness."
S3E5 "He Who is Love is now the source of fear, and only fear can now be justified."
S3E8 "Help Me to wake My children from the dream of retribution and a little life beset with fear, that ends so soon it might as well have never been."
G1A1 "Fear is the emotion of the world."
G1A2 "But first there must be certainty that there can be no love where fear exists, and that the world will never give a gift that is not made of fear, concealed perhaps, but which is surely present somewhere in the gift."
G1A3 "Yet will fear linger until every one is recognized as nothingness, and seen exactly as it is and nothing more."
G1A3 "There is no person, thing, or circumstance that you can value as your own without the "gift" of fear arising in your heart."
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."
G1A4 "Nor can there be a shifting of the mind between the two without the fear that every dream must bring."
G1A5 "Remember only this, but do not let it slip away at times and let yourself give way to fear again."
G1A5 "Do not think that fear can enter where His gifts abide."
G1A5 "But do not think His gifts can be received where fear has entered and has touched your sight with gross distortions that the world thinks real."
G1A6 "Each one contains the whole of fear, the opposite of love, (in all its ways), the hell that hides the memory of God, the crucifixion of His holy Son."
G1A7 "And one as well is everything that fear has made to be the great deceiver and the substitute for God's creation."
G1A9 "How dear are you to God, Who asks but that you walk with me and bring His light into a sickened world which fear has drained of love and life and hope."
G1A9 "Surely you will not fail to hear my call, for I have never failed to hear your cries of pain and grief, and I have come to save and to redeem the world at last from fear."
G1A10 "This is my offering: A quiet world, with gentle ordering and kindly thoughts, alive with hope and radiant in joy, without the smallest bitterness of fear upon its loveliness."
G1A10 "I offer it in place of fear and all the "gifts" of fear."
G2A3 "The gifts of fear, the dream of death, are done."
G3A1 "Creator separate from creation was the first illusion, where all gifts of fear were born."
G3A1 "So fear was made, and with it came the need for gifts to lend the substance to the dream in which there is no substance."
G3A1 "They content the frightened dreamer for a little while, and let him not remember the first dream which gifts of fear but offer him again."
G3A4 "Oh children of the Father you forgot, you have not put your idols in His place, nor made Him give the gifts of fear you made."
G3A4 "Each gift of fear would hold you back unless you let me lift it from your mind by showing you that it is but a dream within a larger dream of hopelessness in which there is no hope."
G3A7 "Do not think that anything the gifts of fear hold out is worth an instant's hesitation, when the gate of Heaven stands before you and the Christ of God is waiting your return."
G3A9 "The first dream has been seen and understood for merely an illusion of the fear on which the world was based."
G4A9 "What trifling gifts made out of sickly fear and evil dreams of suffering and death can be the substitute you really want for the remembrance of Christ in you?"

Quotes on "Afraid"


T1B3E "I love you, and I am not afraid or embarrassed or doubtful."
T1B3E "You were just afraid.)"
T1B22I "It is more of a reaction formation against a pull which you both recognize is so intense that you are afraid that you will be uprooted."
T1B23D "When I can tell her, she will be afraid for a long time, because she will remember many things, consciously or unconsciously, including the Shield report, a lack of love which you cancelled out in advance by a miracle of devotion."
T1B30C "You are afraid that what you wrote last night was contradictory, conflicting with some earlier points, especially because you were writing while you were all doped up."
T1B30N "(Tell Bill when he is afraid of Possession, he need only remember that error cannot really threaten Truth, which ALWAYS can withstand its assaults."
T1B36K "This is a good example of the curiously literal regression which can occur in very bright people when they become afraid."
T1B36R "She is not afraid, because she knows she is protected."
T1B41AA "This is why you became so afraid about Atlantis."
T1B41AV "This was not because you wanted to abandon or give up the fantasies, but because you were AFRAID of them."
T1B41AX "Bill was somewhat less guilty of this than you, but largely because he was more afraid."
T2B1 "When you are afraid of ANYTHING, you are acknowledging its power to hurt you."
T2B1 "If you are AFRAID, you are VALUING WRONG."
T2B7 "Whenever you are afraid, you ARE deceived."
T2B8 "You are afraid of God's will because you have used your own will, which He created in the likeness of His own, to MISCREATE."
T2C14 "Those who are afraid of using the mind to heal are right in avoiding it, because the very fact that they are afraid HAS made them vulnerable to miscreation."
T2D1 "You and Bill both believe that "being afraid" is involuntary."
T2D6 "Whenever you are afraid, it is a sure sign that you have allowed your mind to miscreate, i.e.,"
T2E4 "It is obvious, then, that when you are afraid you have placed yourself in a position where you NEED Atonement BECAUSE you have DONE something loveless because you WILLED without love."
T2E12 "People prefer to believe that their thoughts cannot exert real control because they are literally AFRAID of them."
T2E12 "Therapists try to help people who are afraid of their own death wishes by depreciating the power of the wish."
T2E14 "If you believe that what you think is ineffectual, you may cease to be overly afraid of it, but you are hardly likely to respect it, either."
T2E14 "The world is full of endless examples of how man has depreciated himself because he is afraid of his own thoughts."
T2E15 "The reason why people are afraid of ESP, and so often react against it, is because they KNOW that thought can hurt them."
T2E20 "You and Bill have been afraid of God, of me, of yourselves, and of practically everyone you know at one time or another."
T2E20 "You would never have done this if you were not afraid of your own thoughts."
T2E40 "Unfortunately, he was so afraid of religion that the only way he could deal with it was to regard IT (not himself) as sick."
T3A5 "This disinterest is very characteristic of him when he is afraid."
T3A16 "YOU did, but I am afraid you were under some strain in doing so."
T3C2 "This particularly unfortunate interpretation, which actually arose out of the combined misprojection of a large number of my own would-be followers, has led many people to be bitterly afraid of God."
T3E12 "It is BECAUSE you have made him into a stranger that you are afraid of him."
T3F11 "This was particularly unfortunate, because he was capable of going much higher, if he had not been so afraid."
T3G27 "We said before that those who are afraid are apt to be vicious."
T3I10 "That is why you CANNOT create, and are afraid to make or produce."
T4B6 "Bill could not be afraid to teach unless he still believes that interaction means loss, and that learning means separation."
T4B16 "If you perceive a teacher as merely a "larger ego," you WILL be afraid, because to ENLARGE an ego IS to increase separation anxiety."
T4B17 "This is no less true if he is afraid to teach than if he is frankly out to dominate through teaching."
T4B18 "Bill, you are afraid to teach ONLY because you are afraid of the impression your image of yourself will make ON OTHER IMAGES."
T4B22 "Bill, if you will to be a devoted teacher rather than an egocentric one, you will not be afraid."
T4B22 "If you become afraid, it is BECAUSE you are using it this way."
T4B24 "Bill, again I tell you that when you are afraid, be still and KNOW that God is real and YOU are His beloved son in whom he is well pleased."
T4B25 "You KNOW this, and you are afraid."
T4B25 "But your egos have chosen to be afraid INSTEAD of meeting it."
T4D21 "This is the one fact which MEANS that the ego does not exist, and which therefore makes it profoundly afraid."
T4E10 "Because your ego WAS protected by this unfortunate negative attribute, you are afraid to abandon it."
T4G21 "You, Bill, will learn somewhat differently, because you are afraid of all complete involvements, and believe that they lessen YOU."
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."
T5F3 "You are much more afraid of it, because dissociation is more fearful."
T5H6 "Having made YOU afraid, you do not appeal to the higher court, because you believe its judgment would be AGAINST you."
T5I5 "A man who knows what fixation REALLY means and does NOT yield to it is terribly afraid."
T6B20 "Whenever you are afraid of what you are, you do not appreciate it, and will therefore reject it."
T6E3 "The most inventive activities of the ego have never done more than OBSCURE THE QUESTION, because you HAVE the answer, and THE EGO IS AFRAID OF YOU."
T6E13 "If He confronted the self you have made with the Truth He created FOR you, what could you be but afraid?"
T6F3 "Then you train them to RECOGNIZE THE DIFFERENCE between sleeping and waking, so that THEY will understand they need not be afraid of dreams."
T6F4 "Consider the confusion that a child would experience if he were told, "Do not do THIS because it might hurt you and make you unsafe, but if you do THAT you will escape from harm and be safe, and then you will not be afraid.""
T8C5 "This unnatural lesson CANNOT be learned, but the ATTEMPT to learn it is a violation of your own freedom, and makes you AFRAID of your will BECAUSE it is free."
T8J1 "This could not possibly have occurred unless the mind was already profoundly split, making it possible for IT to be afraid of what it really is."
T8J1 "The very fact that the will of God, which IS what you are, is perceived as fearful TO you demonstrates that you ARE afraid of what you are."
T8J1 "It is not, then, the will of God of which you are afraid, but YOURS."
T8J6 "Yet as long as you are afraid of your will, this is precisely what you WILL ask for."
T8J6 "This is SOLELY because you are afraid you might receive it, AND YOU WOULD."
T8K2 "Let us suppose, then, that what you request of the Holy Spirit IS what you really want, but that YOU ARE STILL AFRAID OF IT."
T9F3 "That is because the ego is AFRAID of the obvious, since obviousness is the essential characteristic of reality."
T9G5 "YOU have made grandiosity, and are afraid of it, because it is a form of ATTACK."
T9G12 "But do not be afraid of His Answer, for it comes from God."
T9I1 "And you have REPLACED your knowledge by an awareness of dreams, BECAUSE YOU ARE AFRAID OF YOUR DISSOCIATION, NOT of what you have dissociated."
T9I6 "And it is THIS vigilance that makes you afraid to remember Him."
T9I8 "Do not be afraid of it, because it is your salvation."
T9I12 "Are you REALLY afraid of losing THIS?"
T9I16 "Very simply, then, you may BELIEVE you are afraid of nothingNESS, but you are REALLY afraid of NOTHING."
T9J2 "He is the symbol of willing AGAINST God, and you are afraid of him BECAUSE he cannot be reconciled with God's will."
T9K1 "Men are afraid of blasphemy, but they do not know what it means."
T10B1 "There you will see that it rests on meaninglessness, and that everything of which you have been afraid was based on nothing."
T10B12 "You are afraid to know God's Will, because you believe it is NOT yours."
T10F8 "What you must learn to recognize is that the LAST thing the ego wishes you to realize, is THAT YOU ARE AFRAID OF IT."
T10F9 "The ego can and does allow you to regard yourself as supercilious, unbelieving, "light hearted -," distant, emotionally shallow, callous, uninvolved, and even desperate, BUT NOT REALLY AFRAID."
T10H10 "You are afraid of the world AS YOU SEE IT, but the real world is still yours for the asking."
T10H16 "You, my children, are afraid of your brothers, and of your Father and of YOURSELVES."
T10H17 "It is only their LACK OF UNDERSTANDING that frightens them, and when they learn to perceive truly, they are not afraid."
T11C12 "Take off the covers, and look at what you are afraid of."
T11D6 "What he EXPERIENCES is then depression or anger, but what he DID is to exchange his self-love for self-hate, MAKING HIM AFRAID OF HIMSELF."
T11D10 "For it was made out of what you do NOT want, projected FROM your mind, because you were AFRAID of it."
T11E2 "For the ego CANNOT love, and in its frantic search FOR love, it is seeking WHAT IT IS AFRAID TO FIND."
T11H11 "You are afraid of me because you looked within, and are afraid of what you saw."
T11H11 "If you are afraid, it is because you saw something THAT IS NOT THERE."
T12B1 "But let it perceive guiltlessness ANYWHERE, and it will try to destroy it, because it is afraid."
T12B3 "But the wish has hidden him from you, because it is very fearful, AND YOU ARE AFRAID TO FIND HIM."
T12B5 "Yet you are AFRAID of it."
T12C1 "You keep it hidden, because you are MORE afraid of what it covers."
T12C2 "Under the ego's dark foundation is the memory of God, and it is of THIS that you are really afraid."
T12C5 "You are afraid it would sweep you AWAY from yourself, AND MAKE YOU LITTLE."
T12C6 "You are more afraid of God than of the ego, and love cannot enter where it is not welcome."
T12D1 "And now the reason why you are afraid of this course should be apparent."
T12F2 "For the past can cast no shadow to darken the present, UNLESS YOU ARE AFRAID OF LIGHT."
T13C7 "You are afraid of what you would see there, but it is NOT there."
T13C7 "Do not be afraid to look within."
T13C8 "For those who see their brothers dark, and guilty in the dark in which they shroud them, are too afraid to look upon the light within."
T13H6 "And, by NOT DISPELLING, darkness, HE became afraid of darkness AND of light."
T14C2 "The sentinels of darkness watch over it carefully, and you who made these guardians of illusion out of nothing, are now AFRAID of them."
T15B6 "The BELIEF in hell is what PREVENTS you from UNDERSTANDING the present, because YOU ARE AFRAID OF IT."
T15F1 "You are afraid of this, because you believe that, WITHOUT THE EGO, all would be chaos."
T15F5 "Do not, then, be AFRAID to let your IMAGINED need, which would DESTROY the relationship, go."
T15H11 "And, if you think it IS, you will feel guilty about COMMUNICATION, and will be AFRAID to hear the Holy Spirit, recognizing in His voice, your OWN need to communicate."
T16C5 "You would have PERFECT faith in the Holy Spirit, and in the EFFECTS of His teaching, if you were not AFRAID to acknowledge what He taught you."
T16E1 "Be not afraid to look upon the special hate relationship, for freedom lies here."
T16E6 "If you seek love OUTSIDE yourself, you can be certain that you perceive hatred within, AND ARE AFRAID OF IT."
T16F10 "And, HATING it, YOU have made it little and unworthy, BECAUSE YOU ARE AFRAID OF IT."
T18B4 "And, above all, BE NOT AFRAID OF IT."
T18D2 "WHEN you are afraid, YOU HAVE STEPPED BACK."
T18D3 "You go TOWARD love, still hating it, and TERRIBLY afraid of its judgment upon you."
T18D3 "And you do NOT realize that you are NOT afraid of love, but only OF WHAT YOU MADE OF IT."
T19F1 "Being wholly without attack, it COULD not be afraid."
T19F6 "Be not AFRAID of them."
T19K4 "You are no more afraid of death than of the ego."
T20C7 "Who is afraid to look upon illusions, KNOWING his Savior stands beside him?"
T20D3 "They are NOT afraid of it, for it is WITHIN it that they RECOGNIZED their holiness, and rejoiced at what they saw."
T20F1 "No-one who has a single purpose, unified and sure, can BE afraid."
T20G7 "Idolaters will ALWAYS be afraid of love."
T21B4 "Thus they DEFINE their life and where they live it, ADJUSTING to it as they think they must, afraid to lose the little that they have."
T21B6 "You COULD remember, yet you are afraid, believing you would lose the world you learned since then."
T21D9 "And if you seek to limit Him, you will hate Him BECAUSE YOU ARE AFRAID."
T21E1 "You are indeed afraid to look within, and see the sin you THINK is there."
T21E4 "And yet this part, with which you now identify, is NOT afraid to look upon ITSELF."
T21E5 "You have perceived the EGO'S madness, and NOT been made afraid, because you did not choose to SHARE in it."
T21E6 "And now the ego IS afraid."
T21F3 "Listen to what the ego says, and see what it DIRECTS you see, and it is sure that you will see YOURSELF as tiny, vulnerable, and afraid."
T21H2 "And what can they do but ENVY him his power, and BY their envy, make themselves AFRAID of it?"
T21H2 "These are the dark ones, silent and afraid, alone and not communicating, fearful the power of the Son of God will strike them dead, and raising up their helplessness AGAINST him."
T25F2 "MUST you not be afraid, with enemies like these?"
T25I6 "They DO believe that Heaven is hell, and ARE afraid of love."
T26H10 "And he COULD only be afraid of it."
T26I2 "Unless you so perceive it, you WILL be afraid of it, believing that the risk of loss is great between the time its PURPOSE is made yours, and its EFFECTS will come to you."
T27F2 "But if you are AFRAID of healing, then it cannot come through you."
T27F4 "Be not afraid of blessing for the One Who blesses you loves all the world, and leaves nothing within the world that COULD be feared."
T27F4 "Would not a world so bitterly bereft be looked on as a condemnation by the one who COULD have saved it, but stepped back, because he was AFRAID of being healed?"
T28B10 "For in that instant does the Son of God do NOTHING that would make himself afraid."
T28C7 "No-one is AFRAID of them, when he perceives HE MADE THEM UP."
T28D7 "Be not afraid, but let your world be lit with miracles."
T29A2 "No-one who hates but is afraid of love, and therefore MUST he be afraid of God."
T29B5 "Would you ALLOW the body to say "No" to Heaven's calling, were you not afraid to find a LOSS of self in finding God?"
T29J6 "And bad things seem to happen, and he is afraid of all the chaos in a world he thinks is governed by the laws he made."
T30E2 "And he is afraid because he thought the rules PROTECTED him."
T30G7 "Or you will keep an image of yourself that is not whole, and will remain afraid to look within, and find escape from EVERY idol there."
T30H3 "Its presence has no meaning but to show you wrote a fearful script, and are afraid accordingly."
T30I6 "Be not made guilty and afraid when you are tempted by a dream of what he is."
T31B8 "He is afraid to walk with you, and thinks perhaps a bit behind, a bit ahead, would be a safer place for him to be."
T31E16 "There is no statement that the world is more afraid to hear than this: "I do not know the thing I am, and THEREFORE do not know what I am doing, where I am, or how to look upon the world and on myself.""
W4L2 "Do not be afraid to use "good" thoughts as well as "bad.""
W5L2 ""I am not afraid of ____ for the reason I think.""
W13L5 "Whatever form such resistance may take, remind yourself that you are really afraid of such a thought because of the "vengeance" of the "enemy.""
W14L5 "Suitable subjects for the application of today's idea also include anything you are afraid might happen to you, or to anyone about whom you are concerned."
W15L3 "Do not be afraid of them."
W26L6 "Then go over every possible outcome which has occurred to you in that connection and which has caused you concern, referring to each one quite specifically, saying: "I am afraid ____ will happen.""
W26L8 "After you have named each outcome of which you are afraid, tell yourself: "That thought is an attack upon myself.""
W58L4 "Once I have accepted my holiness, nothing can make me afraid."
W87L2 "It is not my will to grope about in darkness, fearful of shadows and afraid of things unseen and unreal."
W87L5 "I can become afraid only when I believe that there is another will."
W87L5 "I try to attack only when I am afraid, and only when I try to attack can I believe that my eternal safety is threatened."
W92L3 "It is your weakness that sees through the body's eyes, peering about in darkness to behold the likeness of itself; the small, the weak, the sickly and the dying, those in need, the helpless and afraid, the sad, the poor, the starving and the joyless."
W93L2 "That you have sought salvation in strange ways; have been deceived, deceiving and afraid of foolish fantasies and savage dreams; and have bowed down to idols made of dust; all this is true by what you now believe."
W106L2 "Be not afraid today to circumvent the voices of the world."
W121L3 "The unforgiving mind is torn with doubt, confused about itself and all it sees, afraid and angry, weak and blustering, afraid to go ahead, afraid to stay, afraid to waken or to go to sleep, afraid of every sound, yet more afraid of stillness; terrified of darkness, yet more terrified at the approach of light."
W124L5 "We see it in the frantic, in the sad and the distressed, the lonely and afraid, who are restored to the tranquility and peace of mind in which they were created."
W130L2 "And who can choose to see a world of which he is afraid?"
W151L4 "It guides your senses carefully, to prove how weak you are; how helpless and afraid, how apprehensive of just punishment, how black with sin, how wretched in your guilt."
W152L6 "What can He know of the ephemeral, the sinful and the guilty, the afraid, the suffering and lonely, and the mind which lives within a body that must die?"
W152L9 "We lay aside the arrogance which says that we are sinners, guilty and afraid, ashamed of what we are."
W153L20 "Be not afraid nor timid."
W163L8 "Death's worshippers may be afraid."
W166L4 "Without the world he made is he an outcast, homeless and afraid."
W166L4 "He does not realize that it is here he is afraid indeed, and homeless too; an outcast wandering so far from home, so long away, he does not realize he has forgotten where he came from, where he goes, and even who he really is."
W166L11 "He points to all the gifts you have each time the thought of poverty oppresses you, and speaks of His Companionship when you perceive yourself as lonely and afraid."
W186L5 "The arrogant must cling to words, afraid to go beyond them to experience which might affront their stance."
W187L9 "Be not afraid to look."
W191L1 "What could it be but vicious and afraid, fearful of shadows, punitive and wild, lacking all reason, blind, insane and sad?"
W195L5 "And let your gratitude make room for all who will escape with you; the sick, the weak, the needy and afraid, and those who mourn a seeming loss or feel apparent pain, who suffer cold or hunger, or who walk the way of hatred and the path of death."
W199L2 "It rests in God, and who can be afraid who lives in Innocence and only loves?"
W199L7 "Be you free, so that the Holy Spirit can make use of your escape from bondage to set free the many who perceive themselves as bound and helpless and afraid."
W244L2 "For what can come to threaten God Himself, or make afraid what will forever be a part of Him?"
W245L1 "I bring it to the desolate and lonely and afraid."
W259L2 "I would not be afraid of love, nor seek for refuge in its opposite."
W282L2 "Let me not be afraid of truth today.""
W310W104 "Be not afraid of Love."
W310W104 "Be not afraid of this."
W348L1 "Can I be afraid, when Your eternal promise goes with me?"
M17A6 "How foolish to be so afraid of nothing!"
U8A4 "Be not afraid."
P3F2 "Let us remember that the ones who come to us for help are bitterly afraid."
P3H7 "The insane, thinking they are God, are not afraid to offer weakness to the Son of God."
S2C8 "You do not want to be afraid of God."

Quotes on "Fearful"


T1B3F "(Helen Schucman fearful in taxi about a communication which related Dave's healing and Jonathan's hernia."
T1B25C "He is quite capable of miracles already, but he is still too fearful for Revelations.)"
T1B25J "This is what made him fearful yesterday.)"
T1B27C "This illusion makes him fearful, because in his heart he KNOWS it is an illusion."
T1B30F "(Helen Schucman fearful of writing next part.)"
T2A14 "If a light is suddenly turned on while someone is dreaming, and the content of his dream is fearful, he is initially likely to interpret the light itself as part of the content of his own dream."
T2C2 "But to undertake this you cannot be fearful yourself."
T2C13 "It is particularly helpful to the therapist who really wants to heal, but is still fearful himself."
T2D6 "When you are fearful, you have willed wrongly."
T2E5 "As long as you recognize only the NEED for the remedy, you will remain fearful."
T2E26 "If the psyche contains fearful levels from which it cannot escape without splitting, its integration is permanently threatened."
T2E26 "It is essential not to control the fearful, but to ELIMINATE it."
T2E36 "He, thus, places himself in a position where the fearful becomes REAL."
T3A9 "Remember, this puts you in a truly fearful position."
T3A10 "Without this, you will become much too fearful when the unexpected DOES occur to make constructive use of it."
T3A11 "The reason why a solid foundation is necessary at this point is because of the highly likely confusion of "fearful" and "awesome," which most people do make."
T3A16 "They were fleeting enough to be more will-of-the-wisps than serious will-errors, but unless he watches this kind of thing, he WILL find the notes fearful, and, knowing him well, will mis-distantiate."
T3G42 "Any teacher who believes that teaching is fearful CANNOT learn because he is paralyzed."
T3H5 "Man is very fearful of everything he has perceived and refused to accept."
T3H10 "The word "authority" has been one of their most fearful symbols ever since."
T3I12 "The mind can make the belief in Separation VERY real and VERY fearful."
T3I14 "You have not yet gone back far ENOUGH and that is why you become so fearful."
T4B6 "Change is always fearful to the separated, because they cannot conceive of it as a change toward HEALING the separation."
T4B20 "As long as you dispute this, EVERYTHING you do will be fearful, and particularly any situation which lends itself easily to the superior-inferior fallacy."
T4B22 "The teaching situation IS fearful if it is misused as an ego involvement."
T4B23 "The ONLY sane solution is not to try to change reality, which is indeed a fearful attempt, but to see it as it is."
T4B26 "The word "inevitable" is fearful to the ego, but joyous to the Soul."
T4C19 "This is such a fearful state that it can only turn to other egos, and unite with them in a feeble attempt at identification, or attack them in an equally feeble show of strength."
T4C21 "Myths are entirely perceptions and are so ambivalent in form, and so characteristically good and evil in nature that the most benevolent of them is not without fearful components, if only in innuendo."
T4D16 "Note: Helen Schucman became very fearful here, and rather vaguely thought the answer was: "Thou shalt have no other Gods before me, because there ARE none."
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."
T5F4 "This does not mean that you can safely fail to acknowledge anything that is true, but the Holy Spirit will not fail to help you re-interpret EVERYTHING that you perceive as fearful, and teach you ONLY what is loving IS true."
T5G5 "The ego is quite literally a fearful thought."
T5H6 "The Bible is a fearful thing to the ego, because of its prejudiced judgment."
T5H6 "Perceiving it as fearful, it interprets it fearfully."
T5H11 "Every loveless thought MUST be undone, and even the word "undone" is fearful to the ego, which interprets "I am undone" as "I am destroyed.""
T6B1 "We have not dwelt upon the crucifixion, because of its fearful connotations."
T6B1 "But this is only because the fearful are apt to perceive fearfully."
T6F12 "The insanity of this perception makes it a fearful one."
T7F7 "The "fearful healer" is a contradiction in terms, and is therefore a concept that ONLY a conflicted mind could POSSIBLY perceive as meaningful."
T7G3 "Fearful of perceiving the POWER of this source, it is forced to DEPRECIATE it."
T7H9 "One MUST be fearful if he believes that his brother is attacking him to tear the Kingdom of Heaven from him."
T7K3 "Therefore, you believe that an impossible choice IS open to you, which is both very fearful and very desirable."
T7K4 "What else, then, can this decision mean except that you WANT to be fearful?"
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."
T8J2 "If you do not know your reality, how would you know whether it is fearful or not?"
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."
T8J8 "He will, however, become very fearful, and hence very ANGRY, if anyone suggests that God has NOT left him."
T8J10 "To deny what IS can only SEEM to be fearful."
T8J14 "Attempts of any kind to deny what IS are fearful, and if they are strong they WILL induce panic."
T8K2 "It frequently happens that an individual asks for physical healing, because he is fearful OF BODILY HARM."
T8K2 "However, at the same time, if he WERE healed physically, the threat to his thought-system would be considerably MORE fearful to him than its physical EXPRESSION."
T9C10 "Can this POSSIBLY be fearful?"
T9C10 "What can be fearful but fantasy, and no one turns to fantasy unless he despairs of satisfaction in reality."
T9C10 "Only if the decision that reality is fearful is WRONG, can GOD be right."
T9C12 "Fairy tales can be pleasant or fearful, pretty or ugly, but NO ONE calls them TRUE."
T9D3 "If they are theologians, they are likely to condemn THEMSELVES, TEACH condemnation, and advocate a very fearful solution."
T9H1 "NOTHING beyond yourself can make you fearful or loving, because nothing IS beyond you."
T9I1 "What has been FORGOTTEN then appears to be fearful, but ONLY because the dissociation was an ATTACK ON TRUTH."
T9I1 "You are fearful BECAUSE you have forgotten."
T9I1 "Even in this world's therapy, when dissociated material is ACCEPTED, it ceases to be fearful, for the laws of mind always hold."
T9I4 "If you understand that the misuse of defenses always constitutes an attack on truth, and truth is God, you will realize why this is ALWAYS fearful."
T9I16 "You think they are your father, because you are projecting onto them the fearful fact that YOU MADE THEM TO REPLACE GOD."
T10F4 "The ego is fearful BECAUSE you believe this."
T12G8 "In them you see nothing fearful, and BECAUSE of this they are the welcome that you OFFER knowledge."
T13C2 "MAKE NO-ONE FEARFUL, for his guilt is yours, and, by obeying the ego's harsh commandments, you bring its condemnation on yourself, and you will not escape the punishment it offers those who obey it."
T13D1 "And MUST BE FEARFUL, or you would not have displaced the guilt onto what you believed to be LESS fearful."
T14C3 "But let them go, and what WAS fearful, will be so no longer."
T14C8 "But bring them TO Him, and let His gentleness teach you that, in the light, they are not fearful, and CANNOT serve to guard the dark doors behind which nothing at all is carefully concealed."
T15J7 "How fearful, then, has God become to you, and how great a sacrifice do you believe His Love demands!"
T15J8 "Yet the demand of sacrifice is so savage and so fearful, that you CANNOT accept it WHERE IT IS."
T15K1 "Your brothers and your Father have become VERY fearful to you, and you would bargain with them for a few special relationships, in which you think you see some scraps of safety."
T16F10 "Let us not think of its fearful nature, nor of the guilt it MUST entail, nor of the sadness and the loneliness."
T16F11 "For so fearful has the truth become that, UNLESS it is weak, and little, and unworthy of value, you would not dare to look upon it."
T16F14 "Salvation lies in the simple fact that illusions are NOT fearful, BECAUSE THEY ARE NOT TRUE."
T16F14 "And they but SEEM to be fearful to the extent to which you fail to recognize them FOR WHAT THEY ARE."
T16G9 "What guilt has wrought is ugly, fearful, and very dangerous."
T17A2 "It is, then, only your WISH to change reality that is fearful, because, by your wish you think you have ACCOMPLISHED what you wish."
T17E14 "The dark picture, BROUGHT TO LIGHT, is NOT perceived as fearful."
T18B2 "Its fragmented ASPECTS are fearful enough, as you begin to LOOK at them."
T18C4 "Your attempts to BLOT OUT reality are VERY fearful, but THIS you are NOT willing to accept."
T18C4 "And so you SUBSTITUTE the fantasy that REALITY is fearful, NOT what you would DO to it."
T18E7 "Remember YOU MADE GUILT, and that your plan for the ESCAPE from guilt has been to bring Atonement TO it, and MAKE SALVATION FEARFUL."
T19I1 "Guilt, too, is feared and fearful."
T19L4 "For only if you SHARE in it does it seem fearful."
T19L5 "You do NOT know him, and your INTERPRETATION of him is VERY fearful."
T20D4 "All these are but the fearful thoughts of those who would adjust themselves to a world MADE fearful by their adjustments."
T20D6 "This world IS merciless, and, were it outside you, you SHOULD indeed be fearful."
T20G6 "For here is love made fearful, and hope abandoned."
T20G12 "You who ARE learning this may still be fearful, but you are NOT immobilized."
T20I11 "Vision is the means by which the Holy Spirit translates your nightmares into happy dreams; your wild hallucinations, that show you all fearful outcomes of imagined sin, into the calm and reassuring sights with which He would replace them."
T21C9 "The goal of sin induces the perception of a fearful world, to JUSTIFY its purpose."
T21E1 "ERRORS He will correct, but this makes no-one fearful."
T21E1 "This you would NOT be fearful to admit."
T21E2 "This "fearful" question is one the ego NEVER asks."
T21G6 "Yet think not this is fearful."
T21G6 "How can a fact be fearful, unless it DISAGREES with what you hold more dear than truth?"
T21H7 "For this one still seems fearful, and UNLIKE the others."
T22B10 "Nor could it be a fearful sight or sound that drew them gently into one."
T22G14 "And thus it seems as if love could attack, AND BECOME FEARFUL."
T23A5 "Who can walk trembling in a fearful world, and realize that Heaven's glory shines in him?"
T25F2 "And must you not be fearful of YOURSELF?"
T26F7 "And do you WANT that fearful instant kept, when Heaven seemed to disappear, and God was feared and made a symbol of your hate?"
T26I5 "Yet only here and now its cause must be, if its effects ALREADY have been judged as fearful."
T27F2 "The fearful are NOT healed, and cannot heal."
T27F4 "But if you SHRINK from blessing, will the world indeed seem fearful, for you have WITHHELD its peace and comfort, leaving it to die."
T27H13 "Nothing more fearful than an idle dream has terrified God's Son, and made him think that he has lost his innocence, denied his Father, and made war upon himself."
T28B11 "There IS no past to keep its fearful image in the way of glad awakening to present peace."
T28E2 "Refuse to be a part of fearful dreams, WHATEVER form they take."
T28F3 "And, fearing it, you will not WANT to know your own identity, because you think that IT is fearful."
T29A2 "The rest are past, but this one still remains to block your path, and make the way to light seem dark and fearful, perilous and bleak."
T29I4 "A dark and fearful purpose, yet a thought without the power to change one blade of grass from something living to a sign of death."
T30E5 "Who could be made fearful by a power that can have no REAL effects at all?"
T30F8 "What moment of content has not been bought at fearful price in coins of suffering?"
T30G4 "Nor will you think that God intends for you a fearful judgment which your brother does not merit."
T31B8 "Hear but his call for mercy and release from all the fearful images he holds of what HE is, and of what YOU must be."
T31G2 "And so they come in fearful form, with content still concealed, to shake your sorry concept of yourself, and blacken it with still another "crime.""
T31G5 "Have faith in him who walks with you, so that your fearful concept of yourself may change."
T31G5 "And look upon the "good" in him, that you may not be fearful of your "evil" thoughts, because they do not cloud your view of him."
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."
W12L3 "As you look about you, say to yourself: "I think I see a fearful world, a dangerous world, a hostile world, a sad world, a wicked world, a crazy world," and so on, using whatever descriptive terms happen to occur to you."
W13L2 "The ego rushes in frantically to establish its own "ideas" there, fearful that the void may otherwise be used to demonstrate its own unreality."
W13L3 "If you are fearful, it is certain that you will endow the world with attributes which it does not possess, and crowd it with images that do not exist."
W39L6 "Whatever form they take they are unloving and therefore fearful."
W47L1 "If you are trusting your own strength, you have every reason to be apprehensive, anxious, and fearful."
W56L2 "The world I see attests to the fearful nature of the self-image I have made."
W56L3 "The world I see holds my fearful self-image in place, and guarantees its continuance."
W68L2 "For he who holds grievances denies he was created by Love, and his Creator has become fearful to him in his dreams of hate."
W92L6 "It fears and it attacks and hates itself, and darkness covers everything it sees, leaving it dreams as fearful as itself."
W109L5 "No more fearful dreams will come now that you rest in God."
W133L11 "And the alternative you think you chose seems fearful and too dangerous to be the nothingness it actually is."
W135L7 "Is not this picture fearful?"
W153L7 "What can save you now from your delusion of an angry god whose fearful image you believe you see at work in all the evils of the world?"
W153L13 "You who have played that you are lost to hope, abandoned by your Father, left alone in terror in a fearful world made mad by sin and guilt, be happy now."
W158L7 "It beholds a light beyond the body; an idea beyond what can be touched, a purity undimmed by errors, pitiful mistakes, and fearful thoughts of guilt from dreams of sin."
W163L8 "And yet can thoughts like these be fearful?"
W170L10 "And what becomes more fearful than the Heart of Love Itself?"
W189L5 "If hatred finds a place within your heart, you will perceive a fearful world, held cruelly in death's sharp-pointed, bony fingers."
W190L5 "And what was seen as fearful now becomes a source of innocence and holiness."
W192L7 "We are lost in mists of shifting dreams and fearful thoughts, our eyes shut tight against the light; our minds engaged in worshipping what is not there."
W196L6 "Such is the form of madness you believe, if you accept the fearful thought you can attack another and be free yourself."
W260W53 "Made to be fearful, must the body serve the purpose given it."
W263L1 "I would not perceive such dark and fearful images."
W280W73 "If you but knew how much your Father yearns to have you recognize your sinlessness, you would not let His Voice appeal in vain, nor turn away from His replacement for the fearful images and dreams you made."
W330W121 "The ego is the "proof" that strength is weak and love is fearful, life is really death, and what opposes God alone is true."
W351L1 "And if I see him sinful, I proclaim myself a sinner; not a Son of God; alone and friendless in a fearful world."
M5E1 "It will make him confused, fearful, angry and suspicious."
M17A6 "You think you made a power that can save you from all the fearful things you see in dreams."
M17A9 "They can have no effects; neither good nor bad, neither rewarding nor demanding sacrifice, healing nor destructive, quieting nor fearful."
M17A10 "Yet each temptation to accept magic as true must be abandoned through his recognition not that it is fearful, not that it is sinful, not that it is dangerous, but merely that it is meaningless."
M28A5 "Terrible His Thoughts and fearful His image."
P3G3 "Sometimes the thought behind the form breaks through, but only very briefly, and the mind grows fearful and begins to doubt its sanity."
P3H7 "The unhealed healer cannot but be fearful of his patients, and suspect them of the treachery he sees in him."
S2C6 "How fearful has forgiveness now become, and how distorted is the end it seeks."
S3B2 "Fearful and frail it seems to be to those who think their life is tied to its command and linked to its unstable, tiny breath."
G1A4 "How fearful it must be to see yourself as maker of reality and truth, the lord of destiny and time's domain, and arbiter appointed for the world."
G1A9 "When you have seen with me but once, you would no longer value any fearful thing at cost of glory and the peace of God."

Quotes on "Fears"


T2B63 "They generally see this as a need to protect the body from external intrusion (or intruding), and this kind of misperception is largely responsible for the homosexual fallacy, as well as your own pregnancy fears."
T5H3 "They induce fears of FUTURE retaliation or abandonment, and thus ensure that the future will remain like the past."
T10H17 "Ask what they ARE of the Teacher of Reality, and hearing His answer, you too will laugh at your fears and replace them with peace."
T10H18 "For you do NOT understand them, and because you are deceived by what you see, you NEED reality to dispel your fears."
T10H18 "Would you not exchange your fears for truth if the exchange is yours for the asking?"
T11C11 "If they ASK for enlightenment, AND ACCEPT IT, their fears vanish."
T11J8 "The retaliation which he fears, AND WHICH HE SEES, will never touch him, for although he BELIEVES in it, the Holy Spirit KNOWS it is not true."
T12E5 "Everyone draws nigh unto what he loves, and recoils from what he fears."
T13G8 "The key is only the light which shines away the shapes and forms and fears of nothing."
T15B2 "Their nightmares and their fears are all associated with it."
T21E1 "And its unknown "Enemy," Whom it cannot even see, it FEARS."
T26E4 "And each one teaches him that what he fears he loves the most."
T27C9 "Who, then, fears healing?"
T28C8 "What he fears is cause WITHOUT the consequences which would MAKE it cause."
T29A2 "He fears to love and loves to hate, and so he thinks that love is fearful; hate is love."
T29E4 "It is the idea that they EXIST from which the fears arise."
T29J5 "This does the child believe BECAUSE he fears his thoughts, and gives them to his toys instead."
W44L6 "If you can stand aside from the ego ever so little, you will have no difficulty in recognizing that its opposition and fears are meaningless."
W103L3 "Bolster this expectation frequently throughout the day, and quiet all your fears with this assurance, kind and wholly true: "God, being Love, is also happiness."
W132L3 "For as you let the past be lifted and release the future from your ancient fears, you find escape and give it to the world."
W132L3 "You have enslaved the world with all your fears, with doubts and miseries, your pain and tears, and all your sorrows press upon it, and keep it a prisoner to your beliefs."
W160L5 "Who fears has but denied himself and said, "I am the stranger here."
W161L1 "Today we practice differently, and take a stand against our anger, that our fears may disappear and offer room to love."
W166L11 "One walks with you Who gently answers all your fears with this one merciful reply, "It is not so.""
W170R56 "For I share your doubts and fears a little while, that you may come to me who recognize the road by which all fears and doubts are overcome."
W191L6 "You will not see a devastating image of yourself walking the world in terror, with the world twisting in agony because your fears have laid the mark of death upon its heart."
W199L7 "Let love replace their fears through you."
W320W114 "Yet back of all our doubts, past all our fears, there still is certainty."
M20A3 "All concepts of your brothers and yourself; all fears of future states and all concern about the past stem from injustice."

Quotes on "Fearfully"


T2E33 "It DOES, however, GUARANTEE that the power will be misused, or USED FEARFULLY."
T7G1 "He will not appreciate ANY of these if he regards them fearfully."
T13D6 "The Holy Spirit does not KEEP illusions in your mind to frighten you, and show them to you fearfully, to demonstrate what He has saved you FROM."
W163L5 "And this it writes again and still again, while all the while its worshippers agree, and kneeling down with foreheads to the ground, they whisper fearfully that it is so."
W166L8 "You cower fearfully lest you should feel Christ's touch upon your shoulder, and perceive His gentle hand directing you to look upon your gifts."

Quotes on "Feared"


T13C8 "Look, then, upon the light He placed within you, and learn that what you feared was there HAS BEEN replaced with love."
T14C1 "What is concealed CANNOT be loved, and so it MUST be feared."
T14C2 "The quiet light in which the Holy Spirit dwells within you, is merely perfect openness, in which nothing is hidden, and therefore nothing is feared."
T15B2 "If death were thought of merely as an end of pain, would it be FEARED?"
T15J7 "And so the ego seems to demand LESS of you than God, and of the two is judged as the LESSER of two evils, one to be feared a little, but the Other TO BE DESTROYED."
T18I4 "They merely continue, unaware that they are feared and hated by a tiny segment of themselves."
T23A1 "And God is feared, as an OPPOSING will."
T24E1 "Everything else becomes your enemy, feared and attacked, deadly and dangerous, hated and worthy only of destruction."
T25F2 "And now you MUST believe you are not you, but something alien to yourself and "something else," a "something" to be feared instead of loved."
T26C7 "He cannot BE remembered until justice is loved INSTEAD of feared."
T26E4 "What BUT a miracle could change his mind, so that he understands that love cannot BE feared?"
T28C9 "For THIS confusion has produced the dream, and, while it lasts, will wakening be feared."
T28C10 "Now are you freed from this much of the dream; the world is neutral, and the bodies which still seem to move about as separate things NEED NOT BE FEARED."
T29A1 "There is NOTHING to be feared."
T29B3 "For hate to be maintained love MUST be feared, and only SOMETIMES present; SOMETIMES gone."
T29I1 "Their purpose is obscure, and they are feared, and worshipped, both, BECAUSE you do not know what they are for, and why they have been made."
T29I5 "It must be believed BEFORE it seems to come to life, and GIVEN power that it may be feared."
T31F6 "So the world is seen as stable, fully worthy of your trust; a happy place to rest in for a while, where nothing need be feared but only loved."
W101L3 "Salvation must be feared, for it will kill, but slowly, taking everything away before it grants the welcome boon of death to victims who are little more than bones before salvation is appeased."
W129L9 "This day we realize that what you feared to lose was only loss."
W164L6 "And what is worthy of your love receives your love, while nothing to be feared remains."
W190L4 "Their witness, pain, is mad as they, and no more to be feared than the insane illusions which it shields and tries to demonstrate must still be true."
W192L6 "Is it to be feared?"
W196L9 "You have sought to be both weak and bound, because you feared your strength and freedom."
W265L1 "And how deceived was I to think that what I feared was in the world, instead of in my mind alone."
M13A2 "God can no longer be feared, for the mind sees no cause for punishment."
M28A2 "For who decreed that all things pass away, ending in dust and disappointment and despair, can but be feared."
M29A2 "Love is no longer feared but gladly welcomed."
P3E6 "Love becomes feared because reality is love."
S3C6 "How could it be a blessing, then, and how could it be welcome when it must be feared?"
S3D6 "Nor will death any more be feared because it has been understood." 

Quotes on "Fearlessly"


T10B1 "Bring this light fearlessly with you, and hold it up to the foundation of the ego's thought system bravely."
T16E13 "Waken from time, and answer fearlessly the call of Him Who gave eternity to you in your creation."

Quotes on "Fearlessness"


M5J2 "Being based on fearlessness it is gentle."

Quotes on "Unafraid"


T21E7 "What it would keep apart has met and joined, and looks upon the ego unafraid."
T25E5 "And in the sunlight YOU will stand in quiet, in innocence and wholly unafraid."
W58L4 "And because I am unafraid, everyone must share in my understanding, which is the gift of God to me and to the world."
W109L9 "You rest within the peace of God today, quiet and unafraid."
W158L1 "The knowledge that you are a mind, in Mind and purely mind, sinless forever, wholly unafraid because you were created out of Love."
W220IN28 "And now we wait in silence, unafraid, and certain of Your coming."

Quotes on "Frightened"


T1B37S "You just got frightened again."
T3C15 "This is particularly unfortunate, because frightened people are apt to be vicious."
T5E6 "You have made the mistake of looking for the Holy Spirit in YOURSELVES, and that is why your meditations have frightened you."
T6F3 "You do not inform them that the nightmares which frightened them so badly were not real, because children BELIEVE in magic."
T6F5 "Children DO confuse fantasy and reality, and they ARE frightened because they do not know the difference."
T10H17 "And because of this, they will ask for truth again, when they are frightened."
T18I3 "Think how alone and frightened is this little thought, this infinitesimal illusion, holding itself apart, against the universe."
T20D4 "A world of murder and attack, through which you thread your timid way through constant dangers, alone and frightened, hoping at most that death will wait a little longer, before it overtakes you, and you disappear."
T22F4 "This is your "enemy;" a frightened mouse which would attack the universe."
T23A5 "Leave him not frightened and alone in his temptation."
T30E2 "A child IS frightened when a wooden head springs up as a closed box is opened suddenly."
W135L15 "They are the means by which a frightened mind would undertake its own protection at the cost of truth."
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."
W249L2 "We have betrayed them; held them in a vise of bitterness, and frightened them with thoughts of violence and death."
W334L2 "What, then, can be his solace but what You are offering to his bewildered mind and frightened heart, to give him certainty and bring him peace?"
M18A7 "Each one says clearly to your frightened mind, "You have usurped the place of God."
S3C6 "This is not death according to the world, for death is cruel in its frightened eyes and takes the form of punishment for sin."

Quotes on "Frightening"


T1B23F "Nothing is gained by frightening yourself, and it is very destructive."
T1B30E "Projection still has this "hurling" connotation, because it involves hurling something you DO NOT want, and regard as dangerous and frightening, to someone else."
T1B37P "It must be understood, however, that the underlying mechanism must be uprooted (a word you both should understand well enough by now not to regard it as frightening)."
T2B52 "While I was exercising, I had some part-vision experiences which I found only mildly frightening at times, and quite reassuring at others."
T2C9 "This is particularly likely to occur when upside down perception has induced the belief that miracles are frightening."
T2F4 "The term Last Judgment is frightening, not only because it has been falsely projected onto God, but also because of the association of "Last" with death."
T3H10 "The belief is very frightening to them, but hardly troubles God at all."
T3I4 "The devil is a frightening concept ONLY because he is thought of as extremely powerful and extremely active."
T4B10 "The ultimate reason why learning or teaching is perceived as frightening is because true learning DOES lead to the relinquishment (NOT destruction) of the ego to the light of the Soul."
T4G20 "Withdrawal is frightening, and you do not recognize all the forms it takes in you."
T7K4 "But weakness IS frightening."
T11C11 "Remember what we said about the frightening perceptions of little children, which terrify them because they do not understand them."
T11C12 "Only the ANTICIPATION will frighten you, for the reality of nothingness cannot be frightening."
T14C1 "It is only in darkness and in ignorance that you perceive the frightening, and you shrink away from it to further darkness."
T14C1 "The obscure is frightening, BECAUSE you do not understand its meaning."
T18D5 "You will succeed only in frightening yourselves."
T27C1 "Is healing frightening?"
W12L1 "You think that what upsets you is a frightening world, or a sad world, or a violent world, or an insane world."
W52L1 "Reality is never frightening."
W55L5 "The purpose I have given the world has led to a frightening picture of it."
W135L4 "Defense is frightening."
W156L6 "It is a foolish thought, a silly dream, not frightening, ridiculous perhaps, but who would waste an instant in approach to God Himself for such a senseless whim?"
W250W44 "A madman's dreams are frightening, and sin appears indeed to terrify."
W290L1 "What I perceive without God's own correction for the sight I made is frightening and painful to behold."
M17A9 "These attempts may indeed seem frightening, yet they are merely pathetic."
M27A2 "To those to whom such appearances would be frightening, they give their ideas."

Quotes on "Frighten"


T2E22 "This will frighten you, because it is the source of fright."
T5F3 "That is because you do not perceive HIM as dissociated, and can help him with his repression, which does not frighten you."
T6F3 "How can you wake children better and more kindly than with a gentle Voice that will not frighten them, but will merely remind them that the night is over and the Light has come?"
T6F5 "The Holy Spirit NEVER itemizes errors, because He does not frighten children, and those who lack wisdom ARE children."
T18J4 "For it is not HIS purpose to frighten you, but only YOURS."
T21G7 "Reason, like love, would REASSURE you, and NOT seek to frighten you."
T24H5 "Let not your foolish fancies frighten you."
T30E3 "So there still are rules which they can seem to break, and frighten him."
T30E4 "Their dancing never brought you joy, but neither were they things to frighten you, nor make you safe if they obeyed your rules."
W268L1 "What can frighten me when I let all things be exactly as they are?""
W338L2 "And I will have thoughts that will frighten me until I learn that You have given me the only Thought Which leads me to salvation."
W339L1 "He has asked for what will frighten him, and bring him suffering."

Quotes on "Frightens"


T5E11 "This vision invariably frightens the ego, because it is so calm."
T10G6 "The freedom to leave behind everything that hurts you and humbles you and frightens you cannot be thrust upon you, but it CAN be offered you through the grace of God."
T10H17 "It is not the REALITY of your brothers, or your Father, or yourself which frightens you."
T12C1 "You do not LIKE it, but it is NOT your desire to attack which really frightens you."
T20H3 "And, when you hesitate, it is because the PURPOSE frightens you, and NOT the means."
T20I11 "They step AWAY from sin, reminding you that it is NOT reality that frightens you, and that the errors which you made CAN be corrected."
W338L1 "Now he has learned that no one frightens him, and nothing can endanger him."

Quotes on "Scared"


T2B54 "I got just a LITTLE scared, and the possession idea came in for a while, but I thought it SO silly, that there is no point in taking it seriously."

Quotes on "Terror"


T10B1 "Open the dark stone of terror on which it rests, and bring it out into the light."
T12C2 "Your real terror is of REDEMPTION."
T18J4 "Yet God can bring you there, if you are willing to follow the Holy Spirit through seeming terror, trusting Him not to abandon you, and LEAVE you there."
T19K6 "And now you stand in terror before what you swore never to look upon."
T20C8 "In you the knowledge lies, ready to be unveiled and freed from all the terror that kept it hidden."
T21E5 "Yet, in your saner moments, its ranting strikes no terror in your hearts."
T21E6 "But what it hears in terror, the OTHER part hears as the sweetest music; the song it longed to hear since first the ego came into your minds."
T23C22 "Each is a different form in the progression of truth's reversal, leading still deeper into terror, and AWAY from truth."
T24G1 "He is your Savior from the dreams of terror."
T26F8 "Forget the time of terror that has been so long ago corrected and undone."
T26F11 "Each day, and every minute in each day, and every instant that each minute holds, you but relive the single instant when the time of terror was replaced by Love."
T26I3 "This makes the interval BETWEEN the time in which forgiveness is withheld and given seem dangerous, with terror justified."
T27A1 "But place no terror symbols on the path, or you will weave a crown of thorns from which your brother and yourself will NOT escape."
T28F7 "And there ARE no awesome secrets and no darkened tombs where terror rises from the bones of death."
T29J2 "Judge not, because you make yourself a PART of evil dreams, where idols are your "true" identity, and your salvation from the judgment laid, in terror and in guilt, upon yourself."
T29J3 "For who would wish for one UNLESS he were in terror and despair?"
T29J3 "And this the idol REPRESENTS, and so its worship IS the worship of despair and terror, and the dream from which they come."
T30E7 "For here the gap that is not there begins to be perceived without the toys of terror that you made."
T30G1 "Here is the real world given in exchange for dreams of terror."
T30G3 "This understanding is the ONLY change that lets the real world rise to take the place of dreams of terror."
T31A7 "It IS a world of terror and despair."
T31E7 "And greater terror would arise in you."
W135L3 "For no one walks the world in armature but must have terror striking at his heart."
W138L8 "These mad beliefs can gain unconscious hold of great intensity, and grip the mind with terror and anxiety so strong that it will not relinquish its ideas about its own protection."
W186L6 "It is this image which quails and retreats in terror as the Voice for God assures you that you have the strength, the wisdom and the holiness to go beyond all images."
W192L5 "Anger becomes impossible, and where is terror then?"
W193L13 "To all that speaks of terror, answer thus: "I will forgive and this will disappear.""
W196L10 "There is an instant in which terror seems to grip your mind so wholly that escape appears quite hopeless."
W295L1 "He asks this gift that He may offer peace of mind to me, and take away all terror and all pain."
S3E10 "I ask but this; that you be comforted and live no more in terror and in pain."
G3A2 "No one would hesitate to leave a dream of shock and terror, merciless decay and sickening contortions, with despair always in sight and death not far behind, if he believed that it was but a dream."
G3A2 "Yet if he thinks that he must first go through a greater terror still, he must see hope in what will now appear the "better" dream."

Quotes on "Terrify"


T14C1 "And yet, it is only the hidden that CAN terrify, NOT for what it IS, but FOR its hiddenness."
W134L11 "They are not kept to swell and bluster and to terrify the foolish dreamer who believes in them."
W135L21 "And gladly will our brothers lay aside their cumbersome defenses which availed them nothing, and could only terrify."
W280W74 "Without forgiveness will your dreams remain to terrify you."
M17A9 "What has no effects can hardly terrify."
P3G4 "And now it is the "something else" that seems to terrify."
G1A5 "All else deceives, all else will terrify, and even when it seems to please the most it brings with it a heavy cost of pain."

Quotes on "Terrifying"


T10H16 "Children perceive terrifying ghosts and monsters and dragons, and they are terrified."
T18C4 "For the dream of your ability to CONTROL reality by substituting a world that you prefer IS terrifying."
T20I11 "They are HIS substitutes for all the terrifying sights and screaming sounds the ego's purpose brought to your horrified awareness."
T20I12 "When you have looked on what seemed terrifying, and SEEN it change to sights of loveliness and peace; when you have looked on scenes of violence and death, and WATCHED them change to quiet views of gardens under open skies, with clear life-giving water running happily beside them in dancing brooks that never waste away; who need PERSUADE you to accept the gift of vision?"
W153L14 "Let this day bring the last chapter closer to the world, that everyone may learn the tale he reads of terrifying destiny, defeat of all his hopes, his pitiful defense against a vengeance he can not escape, was but his own deluded fantasy."


Quotes on "Terrifies"


T18I3 "And the ocean terrifies the little ripple, and "wants" to swallow it."

Quotes on "Terrors"


T29J10 "So do your childish terrors melt away, and dreams become a sign that you have made a new beginning, NOT another try to worship idols, and to KEEP attack."
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