Grievances Quotes

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Quotes on "Grievance"

W68L1 "To hold a grievance is to forget who you are."
W68L1 "To hold a grievance is to see yourself as a body."
W68L8 "The short practice periods should include a quick application of today's ideas in this form, whenever any thought of grievance arises against anyone, physically present or not: "Love holds no grievances."
W69L8 " Also, be sure to tell yourself: "If I hold this grievance, the light of the world will be hidden from me," if you are tempted to hold anything against anyone today."
W71L2 "Each grievance you hold is a declaration, and an assertion in which you believe, that says, "If this were different, I would be saved.""
W72L5 "And every grievance that you hold insists that the body is real."
W73L11 "It is most important, however, to apply today's idea in this form immediately you are tempted to hold a grievance of any kind."
W78L1 "Perhaps it is not yet quite clear to you that each decision that you make is one between a grievance and a miracle."
W78L1 "Each grievance stands like a dark shield of hate before the miracle it would conceal."
W78L3 "For every grievance is a block to sight, and as it lifts, you see the Son of God where he has always been."
W78L3 "Each grievance made the darkness deeper, and you could not see."
W89L3 ""Let me not hold a grievance against you (name), but offer you the miracle that belongs to you instead.""
W89L6 "Useful specific forms for applying this idea would be: "I would not hold this grievance apart from my salvation.""
W90L2 "Let me realize today that the problem is always some form of grievance which I would cherish."
W90L2 "Let me also understand that the solution is always a miracle with which I let the grievance be replaced."
W90L2 "And I invite the solution to come to me through my forgiveness of the grievance, and my welcome of the miracle which takes its place."
W90L3 ""The miracle behind this grievance will resolve it for me.""

Quotes on "Grievances"

T17D3 "And why whatever reminds you of your PAST grievances, no matter how distorted the associations by which you ARRIVE at the remembrance may be, ATTRACTS you, and seems to you to go by the name of love."
W68L1 "You who were created by Love like Itself can hold no grievances and know your Self."
W68L1 "Perhaps you do not yet fully realize just what holding grievances does to your awareness."
W68L2 "Can all this arise from holding grievances?"
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."
W68L3 "It is as sure that those who hold grievances will redefine God in their own image as it is certain that God created them like Himself and defined them as part of Him."
W68L3 "It is as sure that those who hold grievances will suffer guilt as it is certain that those who forgive will find peace."
W68L3 "It is as sure that those who hold grievances will forget who they are as it is certain that those who forgive will remember."
W68L4 "Would you not be willing to relinquish your grievances if you believed all this were so?"
W68L4 "Perhaps you do not think that you can let all your grievances go."
W68L5 "Begin today's extended practice period by searching your mind for those against whom you hold what you regard as major grievances."
W68L5 "Then think of the seemingly minor grievances you hold against those you like, and even think you love."
W68L5 "It will quickly become apparent that there is no one against whom you do not cherish grievances of some sort."
W68L7 "At the end of the practice period tell yourself: "Love holds no grievances."
W68L7 "when I let all my grievances go, I will know I am perfectly safe.""
W68L8 "In addition, repeat the idea several times an hour in this form: "Love holds no grievances."
W68L8 "I would wake to my Self by laying all my grievances aside and wakening in Him.""
W69L1 "No one can look upon what your grievances conceal."
W69L1 "Because your grievances are hiding the light of the world in you, everyone stands in darkness, and you beside him."
W69L1 "But as the veil of your grievances is lifted, you are released with him."
W69L8 "In the shorter practice periods, which you will want to do as often as possible in view of the importance of today's idea to you and your happiness, remind yourself that your grievances are hiding the light of the world from your awareness."
W69L8 "Say, then: "My grievances hide the light of the world in me."
W71L2 "The ego's plan for salvation centers around holding grievances."
W71L9 "Be alert to all temptation to hold grievances today, and respond to them with this form of today's idea: "Holding grievances is the opposite of God's plan for salvation."
W72L3 "Although the attempt to keep the limitations which a body would impose is obvious here, it is perhaps not so apparent why holding grievances is an attack on God's plan for salvation."
W72L3 "But let us consider the kinds of things which you are apt to hold grievances for."
W72L7 "But while it stands at the center of your concept of yourself, you are attacking God's plan for salvation, and holding your grievances against Him and His creations, that you may not hear the Voice of truth and welcome it as Friend."
W72L10 "We have shouted our grievances so loudly that we have not listened to His Voice."
W72L10 "We have used our grievances to close our eyes and stop our ears."
W72L12 "The exercises are as follows: "Holding grievances is an attack on God's plan for salvation."
W73L2 "Idle wishes and grievances are partners or co-makers in picturing the world you see."
W73L2 "The wishes of the ego gave rise to it, and the ego's need for grievances, which are necessary to maintain it, peoples it with figures which seem to attack you and call for "righteous" judgment."
W73L2 "They become the "middlemen" the ego employs to traffic in grievances, and stand between your awareness and your brother's reality."
W73L3 "Your will is lost to you in this strange bartering, in which guilt is traded back and forth, and grievances increase with each exchange."
W73L5 "Grievances darken your mind, and you look out on a darkened world."
W73L6 "We have repeatedly emphasized that the barrier of grievances is easily past, and cannot stand between you and your salvation."
W73L11 "This will help you let your grievances go, instead of cherishing them and hiding them in the darkness."
W77L7 "Be quick to tell yourself, should you be tempted: "I will not trade miracles for grievances."
W78L1 "Yet all the while it waits for you in light, but you behold your grievances instead."
W78L2 "Today we go beyond the grievances, to look upon the miracle instead."
W78L3 "He waits for you behind your grievances, and as you lay them down he will appear in shining light where each one stood before."
W78L3 "We will not let ourselves be blind to him; we will not look upon our grievances."
W78L4 "We will select one person you have used as target for your grievances, and lay the grievances aside, and look at him."
W78L5 "Through seeing him behind the grievances that we have held against him, you will learn that what lay hidden while you saw him not is there in everyone, and can be seen."
W78L7 "The body's eyes are closed, and as you think of him who grieved you, let your mind be shown the light in him beyond your grievances."
W78L8 "No dark grievances obscure the sight of him."
W78L10 "Temptation falls away when we allow each one we meet to save us, and refuse to hide his light behind our grievances."
W78L10 "For you both, and all the sightless ones as well, we pray: "Let miracles replace all grievances.""
W80L6 "Let us be determined not to collect grievances today."
W84L4 "68) "Love holds no grievances.""
W84L5 "Grievances are completely alien to love."
W84L5 "Grievances attack love, and keep its light obscure."
W84L5 "If I hold grievances I am attacking love, and therefore attacking my Self."
W85L1 "69) "My grievances hide the light of the world in me.""
W85L2 "My grievances show me what is not there, and hide from me what I would see."
W85L2 "Recognizing this, what do I want my grievances for?"
W85L2 "Grievances and light cannot go together, but light and vision must be joined for me to see."
W85L2 "To see, I must lay grievances aside."
W86L4 "72) "Holding grievances is an attack on God's plan for salvation.""
W86L5 "Holding grievances is an attempt to prove that God's plan for salvation will not work."
W86L5 "By holding grievances I am therefore excluding my own only hope of salvation from my awareness."
W86L6 ""If I see grounds for grievances in this, I will not see the grounds for my salvation.""
W88L2 "Attack and grievances are not there to choose."
W89L2 "His laws release me from all grievances, and replace them with miracles."
W89L2 "And I would accept the miracles in place of the grievances, which are but illusions that hide the miracles beyond."
W89L4 "78) "Let miracles replace all grievances.""
W89L6 ""Let our grievances be replaced by miracles, (name)" "Beyond this is the miracle by which all my grievances are replaced.""

Quotes on "Hate"

T1B36M "The fury comes from your awareness that you do not love Jonathan as you should, and you narrow your lack of love by centering your hate on trivial behavior in an attempt to protect him from it."
T1B36O "What the revelation's proper content was that those "who change their mind" (not name) about destruction (or hate) do not need to die."
T1B36O "Death is a human affirmation of a belief in hate."
T9I7 "When you think you are attacking your SELF, it is a sure sign that you hate what you think you are."
T10E1 "But if you hate part of your own Soul, ALL your understanding is lost, because you are looking on what God creates AS YOURSELF without love."
T11C8 "You do not realize how much you hate each other."
T11C8 "You DO hate and fear each other, and your love, which is very real, is TOTALLY obscured by it."
T12C4 "In honesty, is it not harder for you to say "I love" than "I hate?""
T16E1 "Be not afraid to look upon the special hate relationship, for freedom lies here."
T16E1 "For it is the attempt to BALANCE hate with love that makes love meaningless to you."
T16E2 "The symbols of hate against the symbols of love play out a conflict that does not exist."
T16E3 "The special love relationship is an attempt to limit the destructive EFFECTS of hate, by finding a haven in the storm of guilt."
T16E4 "Where DISillusionment is possible, there was NOT love, but HATE."
T16E4 "For hate IS an illusion, and what can change was NEVER love."
T16E5 "Only hate is concerned with the triumph of love at all."
T16E5 "The ILLUSION of love CAN triumph over the illusion of hate, but ALWAYS at the price of MAKING BOTH ILLUSIONS."
T16E10 "Every fantasy, be it of love OR hate, DEPRIVES you of knowledge."
T16E10 "Love calls, though hate would bid you stay."
T16E11 "Hear not the call of hate, and see no fantasies."
T16E11 "See in the call of hate, and in every fantasy that rises to delay you, but the call for help, that rises ceaselessly from you to your Creator."
T16F2 "No-one considers it bizarre to love and hate together, and even those who believe that hate is "sin", merely feel guilty, but do NOT correct it."
T16H3 "The fantasies it brings to the special relationships it chooses, in which to act out its hate, are fantasies of YOUR destruction."
T17F1 "And, as the UNholy relationship is a continuing hymn of hate in praise of ITS maker, so is the holy relationship a happy song of praise to the REDEEMER of relationships."
T18G2 "You who think you hate your bodies, deceive yourselves."
T18G2 "YOU HATE YOUR MINDS, for guilt has entered into them, and they would remain separate, which they CANNOT DO."
T18G6 "For fantasies have made your body your "enemy," weak, vulnerable, and treacherous, "worthy" of the hate which you invest in it."
T18G7 "You have IDENTIFIED with this thing you hate, the instrument of vengeance, and the perceived source of your guilt."
T18G7 "And neither God nor His most holy Son can enter an abode which harbors hate, and where you have sown the seeds of vengeance, violence, and death."
T18G8 "You HATE the prison that you made, and would destroy it."
T18J2 "Let the Holy Spirit remove it from the withered kingdom in which you set it up, surrounded by darkness, guarded by attack, and reinforced by hate."
T19H8 "The great deceiver recognizes that this is not so, but, as the "enemy" of peace, it urges you to SEND OUT all your messages of hate, and free YOURSELF."
T19L5 "You see his madness, which you hate because you SHARE in it."
T20C1 "Think on the many offerings made for its pleasure, and remember all these were made to make seem lovely what you hate."
T21B4 "They hate the world they learned through pain."
T21D1 "Forget not this; to bargain is to set a limit, and any brother with whom you have a limited relationship YOU HATE."
T21D7 "For what you think is sin is LIMITATION; and whom you try to limit to the body YOU HATE BECAUSE YOU FEAR."
T21D9 "And if you seek to limit Him, you will hate Him BECAUSE YOU ARE AFRAID."
T21D10 "And thus for hate."
T21H3 "Because they do not know that they are one with HIM, they know not WHOM they hate."
T21H3 "Yet they know not their enemy, EXCEPT THEY HATE HIM."
T21H4 "And LOVE IS TURNED TO HATE as easily."
T21H5 "Yet hate MUST have a target."
T22B1 "If you attack whom God would heal, and hate the one He loves, then you and your Creator have a DIFFERENT will."
T22G3 "The LACK of contradiction makes the soft transition from means to end as easy as is the shift from hate to gratitude before forgiving eyes."
T22G3 "And it will be IMPOSSIBLE for you to hate what serves what you would HEAL."
T23C7 "For, if God cannot BE mistaken, then He must accept His Son's belief in what he is, and HATE him for it."
T24B3 "For who could hate someone whose Self is his, and which He KNOWS?"
T24B6 "Would it be POSSIBLE for you to hate your brother if you were like him?"
T24B8 "Every twinge of malice, or stab of hate, or wish to separate arises here."
T24C9 "Your brother's specialness and yours ARE enemies, and bound in hate to kill each other and DENY they are the same."
T24D7 "They hate the call that would awaken them."
T24E1 "Whatever gentleness it offers is but deception, but its hate is real."
T24H4 "Save it for show, as bait to catch another fish, to house your specialness in better style, or weave a frame of loveliness around your hate, and you condemn it to decay and pain."
T24H10 "You brand it sinful, and you hate its acts, judging it evil."
T25D8 "The Maker of the world of gentleness has perfect power to offset the world of violence and hate that SEEMS to stand BETWEEN you and His gentleness."
T25F3 "And HATE BECAUSE there is no sin in him for you to see."
T25G6 "His special hate became his special love."
T25I3 "Yet how could justice BE defined WITHOUT insanity, where love means hate, and death is seen as victory and triumph over eternity and timelessness and life?"
T25J7 "And then MUST problems rise to block your way, and peace be scattered by the winds of hate."
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?"
T26F12 "Look gently on each other, and behold the world in which perception of your hate has been transformed into a world of Love."
T26H13 "He has foresworn his Father AND himself, and made them both his enemy in hate."
T26H15 "So is attack DEPRIVED of its effects, and hate is answered in the Name of Love."
T26J2 "And would you trade Them for an ancient hate?"
T26J3 "Because of Them have miracles sprung up as grass and flowers on the barren ground which hate had scorched and rendered desolate."
T26J3 "What hate has wrought have They undone."
T26J3 "The shadow of an ancient hate has gone, and all the blight and withering have passed forever from the land where They have come."
T27C14 "This is your brother, focus of your hate, unworthy to be part of you, and thus OUTSIDE your self, the other half, which is denied."
T27D3 "There is nothing to attack or to deny; to love or hate, or to endow with power or to see as weak."
T27E3 "A question asked in hate cannot be answered, because it IS an answer in itself."
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."
T28B3 "And if it seems to serve to cherish ancient hate, and offer you the pictures of injustices and hurts that you were saving, this is what you asked its message BE, and this is what it IS."
T28B5 "When ancient memories of hate appear, remember that their cause is gone."
T28C8 "And hate it for the vengeance IT would offer THEM."
T28C10 "And you can accept the role of maker of their hate BECAUSE you see that it has no effects."
T28F2 "It is the SHARING of the evil dreams, of hate and malice, bitterness and death, of sin and suffering, of pain and loss, that makes them real."
T28F3 "You WILL make war upon your Self, Which SEEMS to be your enemy, and WILL attack your brother, as a part of what you hate."
T28G2 "It perceives no gap because IT DOES NOT HATE."
T28G2 "It can be USED for hate, but it cannot be hateful MADE thereby."
T28G3 "The thing you hate and fear and loathe and WANT, the body does not know."
T28G3 "And THEN you hate it, NOT for what it is, but for the uses you have MADE of it."
T28G3 "You shrink from what IT sees and what IT hears, and hate its frailty and its littleness."
T28G4 "You hate it, yet you think it IS your self, and that, WITHOUT it, would your self be lost."
T29A2 "For love is treacherous to those who fear, since fear and hate can NEVER be apart."
T29A2 "He fears to love and loves to hate, and so he thinks that love is fearful; hate is love."
T29B3 "For hate to be maintained love MUST be feared, and only SOMETIMES present; SOMETIMES gone."
T29C3 "For pain and sin are ONE illusion, as are hate and fear, attack and guilt but one."
T29C9 "And you WILL hate it for its littleness, unmindful that the failure does not lie in that it is not MORE than it should be, but ONLY in YOUR failure to perceive that it is nothing."
T29C10 "It is HIS loss you celebrate when you behold the body as a thing you love, or look upon it as a thing you hate."
T29F5 "If God esteems him worthy of Himself, would YOU attack him with the hands of hate?"
T29F6 "A dream is given you in which he is your Savior, NOT your enemy in hate."
T29F6 "A dream is given you in which you have forgiven him for all his dreams of death; a dream of hope you SHARE with him, instead of dreaming evil separate dreams of hate."
T29F6 "Because, unless the Holy Spirit gives the dream its function, it was made for hate, and will continue in death's services."
T29I6 "And the Son of God, as perfect, sinless, and as loving as his Father, come to hate a little while; to suffer pain, and finally to die."
T30C3 "Look once again upon your enemy, the one you chose to hate instead of love."
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."
T30F7 "An ancient hate is passing from the world, and with it goes ALL hatred and ALL fear."
T31A10 "For hate must father fear, and look upon its father as itself."
T31A10 "You do not understand Who calls to you beyond each form of hate, each call to war."
T31B3 "You hate the one you gave the leader's role when YOU would have it, and you hate as well his NOT assuming it, at times you want to let the follower in you arise, and give away the role of leadership."
T31B4 "But if he calls for death or calls for life, for hate or for forgiveness and for help, is NOT the same in outcome."
T31C1 "You NEVER hate your brother for HIS "sins", but ONLY for your own."
T31C2 "And why do you attack them anywhere except you hate yourself?"
T31C5 "The mind that thinks it is a sin has but ONE purpose; that the body be the source of sin, and KEEP it in the prison house it chose, and guards, and holds itself at bay, a sleeping prisoner to the snarling dogs of hate and evil, sickness and attack; of pain and age, of grief and suffering."
T31G12 "Yet it can look with love or look with hate, depending only on the simple choice of whether you would JOIN with what you see, or keep yourself apart and separate."
W22L2 "You made what you would destroy; everything that you hate and would attack and kill."
W23L4 "Loveliness can light your images, and so transform them that you will love them even though they were made of hate."
W72L7 "Some hate the body, and try to hurt and humiliate it."
W78L2 "We will not wait before the shield of hate, but lay it down and gently lift our eyes in silence, to behold the Son of God."
W92L6 "No miracles are here, but only hate."
W93L5 "It has not changed creation, nor reduced eternal sinlessness to sin and love to hate."
W109L4 "You rest in God, and while the world is torn by winds of hate, your rest remains completely undisturbed."
W127L2 "And thus he thinks that he can love at times and hate at other times."
W127L10 "And we will watch it grow in strength and health to shed its blessing upon all who come to learn to cast aside the world they thought was made in hate to be love's enemy."
W129L2 "The world you see is merciless indeed, unstable, cruel, unconcerned with you, quick to avenge and pitiless with hate."
W129L3 "Where love endures forever, hate cannot exist, and vengeance has no meaning?"
W130L2 "Yet who can really hate and love at once?"
W138L11 "It holds no terror now, for what was made enormous, vengeful, pitiless with hate, demands obscurity for fear to be invested there."
W151L12 "And you will see the love beyond the hate, the constancy in change, the pure in sin, and only Heaven's blessing on the world."
W161L7 "Hate is specific."
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."
W185L14 "It is this one intent we seek today, uniting our desires with the need of every heart, the call of every mind, the hope that lies beyond despair, the love attack would hide, the brotherhood that hate has sought to sever, but which still remains as God created it."
W250W43 "And God Himself has lost the Son He loves, with but corruption to complete Himself, His Will forever overcome by death, love slain by hate, and peace to be no more."
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."
M8A2 "His position has thus become untenable, for he is offering hate to one to whom he offered love."
M8A4 "And hate must be the opposite of love, regardless of the form it takes."
M20A4 "You are afraid of Him, and do not see you hate and fear your Self as enemy."
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."
S1E1 "Their separate wishes are their arsenals; their fortresses in hate."
S2B3 "Can you remember Him and hate what He created?"
S2B3 "You will hate his Father if you hate the Son He loves."

Quotes on "Hated"

T18H5 "Enormous effort is expended in the attempt to make holy what is hated and despised."
T18I4 "They merely continue, unaware that they are feared and hated by a tiny segment of themselves."
T20C1 "Would you employ this hated thing to draw your brother to you, and to attract HIS body's eyes?"
T24E1 "Everything else becomes your enemy, feared and attacked, deadly and dangerous, hated and worthy only of destruction."
T24F4 "Yet think not that it looked upon your brother FIRST, nor hated him BEFORE it hated you."
T27C14 "What is condemned can never be returned to its accuser, who has hated it, AND HATES IT STILL."
T28C8 "And, as he hated HIS Creator, so the figures in the dream have hated HIM."
T28C10 "In its forgiving dream, are the EFFECTS of yours undone, and hated enemies perceived as friends, with merciful intent."
T31E5 "And you are each the symbol of your sins to one another, silently, and yet with ceaseless urgency condemning still your brother for the hated thing you are."

Quotes on "Hateful"

T9I7 "What you THINK you are CAN be hateful, and what this strange image makes you do can be very destructive."
T16F9 "The "DEMAND" for specialness, and the perception of the GIVING of specialness AS AN ACT OF LOVE, would MAKE LOVE HATEFUL."
T27I10 "Let them be as hateful and as vicious as they may, they COULD have no effect on you, unless you failed to recognize it is YOUR dream."
S2B2 "It carefully picks out all evil things, and overlooks the loving as a plague; a hateful thing of danger and of death."
S2B9 "Forgiveness's role must be reversed, and cleansed from evil usages and hateful goals."

Quotes on "Hates"

T4F5 "Yet the ego hates the body, because it does not accept the idea that the body is good enough as its home."
T15H7 "For each one thinks that he has SACRIFICED something to the other, AND HATES HIM FOR IT."
T23D5 "And no-one COMPROMISES with an enemy but hates him still, for what he KEPT from him."
T25F6 "Through your ATTACK, believe He hates you, thinking Heaven must be hell."
T29A2 "No-one who hates but is afraid of love, and therefore MUST he be afraid of God."
T31H8 "And thus will all the vestiges of hell, the secret sins and hidden hates be gone, and all the loveliness which they concealed appear like lawns of Heaven to our sight, to lift us high above the thorny roads we travelled on before the Christ appeared."
W92L6 "It fears and it attacks and hates itself, and darkness covers everything it sees, leaving it dreams as fearful as itself."
W161L6 "The body is the target for attack, for no one thinks he hates a mind."
S2B2 "Forgiveness-to-destroy IS death, and this it sees in everything it looks upon and hates."

Quotes on "Hating"

T16F10 "And, HATING it, YOU have made it little and unworthy, BECAUSE YOU ARE AFRAID OF IT."
T18D3 "You go TOWARD love, still hating it, and TERRIBLY afraid of its judgment upon you."
T20G3 "They live in secrecy, hating the sunlight, and happy in the body's darkness, where they can hide, and keep their secrets hidden, along with them."
W96L1 "Although you are One Self, you experience yourself as two; as both good and evil, loving and hating, mind and body."

Quotes on "Hatred"

T1B18B "(This is why no areas of hatred can be retained."
T3A36 "A major point of clarification is necessary in connection with the phrase "replacing hatred (or fear) with love.""
T4D11 "You cannot conceive of the real relationship that exists between God and His Souls, because of the hatred you have for the Self you have made."
T8G5 "This will lead you to hatred and attack and LOSS OF PEACE."
T11C6 "You will be made whole as you MAKE whole, for to perceive in sickness the appeal for health, is to recognize in hatred the call for love."
T11C8 "You will not get rid of this until you DO realize it, for UNTIL then, you will think you want to get rid of EACH OTHER and KEEP THE HATRED."
T11C9 "Look as calmly as you can upon hatred, for if we are to deny the denial of truth, we must first RECOGNIZE what we are denying."
T11C10 "Your hatred is not real, But it is real to you."
T11C12 "Let us not delay this, for your dream of hatred will not leave you without help, and help is here."
T11C13 "Do not let your hatred stand in the way of love, for NOTHING can withstand the love of Christ for His Father, or His Father's love for Him."
T11D8 "That is why you MUST realize that your hatred IS in your mind, and NOT OUTSIDE IT, before you can get rid of it."
T11H14 "It will torment you while you live, but its hatred is not satisfied until you die."
T12C1 "You may wonder why it is so crucial that you look upon your hatred, and realize its full extent."
T12C4 "For you associate love with weakness and hatred with strength, and your REAL power seems to you as your real weakness."
T12C6 "But hatred CAN, for it enters of ITS will, and cares not for YOURS."
T12E5 "If you see your own hatred AS your brother, you are not seeing HIM."
T16E3 "The special love relationship is NOT perceived as of value IN ITSELF, but as a place of safety, from which hatred is split off, and KEPT APART."
T16E3 "Hatred can enter, and, indeed, is WELCOME in some ASPECTS of the relationship, but it is still held together by the illusion of love."
T16E4 "For, when the barricades against it are broken, fear rushes in and hatred triumphs."
T16E5 "As long as the illusion of hatred lasts, so long WILL love be an illusion to you."
T16E6 "If you seek love OUTSIDE yourself, you can be certain that you perceive hatred within, AND ARE AFRAID OF IT."
T16F4 "It is in the special relationship, born of the hidden wish for special love from God, that the ego's hatred triumphs."
T16H5 "And, even when the hatred and the savagery break briefly through into awareness, the illusion of love is not profoundly shaken."
T17D7 "In these loving thoughts is the spark of beauty, hidden in the ugliness of the unholy relationship in which the HATRED is remembered, yet there to COME ALIVE as the relationship is given to Him Who GIVES it life and beauty."
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."
T18G8 "The home of vengeance is not yours; The place you set aside to house your hatred is NOT a prison, but an ILLUSION OF YOURSELF."
T19E3 "This little wall of hatred would STILL oppose the Will of God, and keep It limited."
T19H8 "Who would send messages of hatred and attack, if he but understood he sends them to HIMSELF?"
T21D7 "But HOLINESS would set your brother free, removing hatred by removing fear, NOT as a symptom, but at its source."
T21H3 "In hatred they HAVE come together, but have NOT joined EACH OTHER."
T21H3 "For, had they done so, hatred would be impossible."
T23C13 "Behold, unveiled, the ego's secret gift, torn from your brother's body; hidden there in malice and in hatred for the one to whom the gift belongs."
T23C15 "Such a reversal, COMPLETELY turned around, with madness sanity, illusions true, attack a kindness, hatred love, and murder benediction, IS the goal the laws of chaos serve."
T25F6 "Against the hatred that the Son of God may cherish toward himself is God believed to be without the power to save what He created from the pain of hell."
T26J2 "The blood of hatred fades, to let the grass grow green again, and let the flowers be all white and sparkling in the summer sun."
T26J4 "What hatred claimed is given up to love, and freedom lights up every living thing and lifts it into Heaven, where the lights grow ever brighter as each one comes home."
T26J5 "The holiest of all the spots on earth is where an ancient hatred has become a present love."
T26J6 "What hatred has released to love becomes the brightest light in Heaven's radiance."
T28G3 "It SEEMS to punish you, and thus DESERVE your hatred for the limitations which it brings to you."
T29B3 "It WILL allow but limited indulgences in "love," with intervals of hatred in between."
T29C3 "You ARE free of pain and sickness, misery and loss, and ALL effects of hatred and attack."
T30C3 "For thus was hatred born into the world, and thus the rule of fear established here."
T31E6 "Not one of them is true, and many come from feverish imaginations, hot with hatred and distortions born of 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."
W68L2 "Who can dream of hatred and not fear God?"
W134L11 "Across this bridge, as powerful as Love Which laid Its blessing on it, are all dreams of evil and of hatred and attack brought silently to truth."
W161L7 "When hatred rests upon a thing, it calls for death as surely as God's Voice proclaims there is no death."
W189L3 "A world in which forgiveness shines on everything and peace offers its gentle light to everyone is inconceivable to those who see a world of hatred, rising from attack, poised to avenge, to murder and destroy."
W189L4 "Yet is the world of hatred equally unseen and inconceivable to those who feel God's Love in them."
W189L5 "If hatred finds a place within your heart, you will perceive a fearful world, held cruelly in death's sharp-pointed, bony fingers."
W190L1 "It witnesses to God the Father's hatred of His Son, the sinfulness He sees in him, and His insane desire for revenge and death."
W192L1 "Yet what can such a function mean within a world of envy, hatred and attack?"
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."
W195L8 "For hatred is forgotten when we lay comparisons aside."
W246L1 "Let me not think that I can find the way to God if I have hatred in my heart."
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?"
S3E4 "This level cannot be attained until there is no hatred in your heart, and no desire to attack the Son of God."

Quotes on "Accusation"

T27B8 "It only takes away from it ALL signs of accusation and of blamefulness."
T27C1 "For accusation is a bar to love, and damaged bodies ARE accusers."
T27F6 "The world of accusation is replaced by one in which all eyes look lovingly upon the friend who brought them their release."

Quotes on "Accuse"

T14B4 "To accuse is NOT TO UNDERSTAND."
T19H8 "Who would accuse, make guilty and condemn HIMSELF?The"
T27B1 "Whenever you consent to suffer pain, to be deprived, unfairly treated, or in need of ANYTHING, you but accuse your brother of attack upon God's Son."
T27C10 "No-one can forgive until he learns correction is BUT to forgive, and NEVER to accuse."
T27F5 "And suffering eyes no longer will accuse, but shine in thanks to you who blessing gave."
W134L9 "When you feel that you are tempted to accuse someone of sin in any form, do not allow your mind to dwell on what you think he did, for this is self-deception."
W134L9 "Ask instead, "Should I accuse myself of doing this?""
W134L18 "Would I accuse myself of doing this?"
W152L6 "You but accuse Him of insanity to think He made a world where such things seem to have reality."

Quotes on "Accused"

T31E12 "But this gain is paid in almost equal loss, for now YOU stand accused of guilt for what your BROTHER is."

Quotes on "Accuser"

T31E15 "The role of the accuser will appear in many places and in many forms, and each will seem to be accusing you."

Quotes on "Accusers"

T27C3 "The sick remain accusers."

Quotes on "Accusing"

T31E5 "No longer does it matter what he does, for your accusing finger points to him, unwavering and deadly in its aim."

Quotes on "Blame"

T1B30AA "Note: This revelation was permitted because you did NOT project onto Bill the blame for your omission to ASK ME if you should transcribe the notes."
T6B18 "ANY concept of "punishment" involves the projection of blame, and REINFORCES the idea that blame is justified."
T6B18 "The behavior that results is a LESSON IN BLAME, just as all behavior teaches the beliefs that motivate it."
T10E4 "The beginning phases of this reversal are often quite painful, for as blame is withdrawn from without, there is a strong tendency to harbor it within."
T10E5 "If your brothers are part of YOU, and you blame THEM for your deprivation, you ARE blaming yourself."
T10E5 "And you cannot blame yourself WITHOUT blaming them."
T10E6 "That is why blame must be UNDONE, NOT re-allocated."
T16H2 "Do not seek to lay the blame for deprivation on it, for the past IS GONE."
T17F9 "You will find many opportunities to blame EACH OTHER for the 'failure' of your relationship."
T17F12 "You are now entering upon a campaign to blame EACH OTHER for the discomfort of the situation in which you find yourselves."
T17H6 "But what you REALLY blame him for is WHAT YOU DID TO HIM."
T28G2 "It is indeed a senseless point of view to hold responsible for sight a thing that cannot see, and blame it for the sounds you do not like, although it cannot hear."
W60L1 "The blameless cannot blame, and those who have accepted their innocence see nothing to forgive."
S3E5 "Now healing is impossible, for on Him lies the blame for your deception and your guilt."

Quotes on "Blamed"

T28H4 "Nor is it idly blamed for what it did not do."
T31E5 "You can be neither BLAMED for what you are, nor can you CHANGE the things it makes you do."

Quotes on "Blamefulness"

Quotes on "Blaming"

T10E6 "Self-blame is therefore ego identification, and as strong an ego defense as blaming others."
T18G6 "It is insane to use the body as the scapegoat for guilt; DIRECTING its attack, and BLAMING it for what you wished it to do."
T27I8 "But, once deluded into blaming THEM, you will not see the CAUSE of what they do BECAUSE you want the guilt to rest on them."

Quotes on "Blames"

T10E6 "Lay it to yourself, and you cannot KNOW yourself, for ONLY THE EGO BLAMES AT ALL."

Quotes on "Blameless"

T10E8 "God knows His Son as wholly blameless as Himself, and He is approached through the appreciation of His Son."
T10G7 "God does not judge His blameless Son."
T13I5 "FAIL NOT YOURSELF, but instead, offer to God AND YOU His blameless Son."
T19F6 "If you send THEM forth, they will see only the blameless and the beautiful, the gentle and the kind."
W134L4 "It says the truth is false, and smiles on the corrupt as if they were as blameless as the grass; as white as snow."

Quotes on "Blamelessness"

T11J6 "Guilt hides Christ from your sight, for it is the denial of the blamelessness of God's Son."
T11J6 "For the blamelessness of Christ is the proof that the ego never was, and can never be."
T11J10 "For you have denied the condition of his Being, which is his perfect blamelessness."
T13D14 "United in this praise, we stand before the gates of Heaven, where we will surely enter, in our blamelessness."
T13H4 "The ego is the choice for guilt, the Holy Spirit the decision for blamelessness."
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