Happiness Quotes

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

T1B37AE "The confusion of miracle impulse with sexual impulse is a major source of perceptual distortion, because it INDUCES rather than straightening out the basic level-confusion which underlies all those who seek happiness with the instruments of the world."
T6C6 "To perceive YOURSELF in this way is the ONLY way in which you can find happiness in this world."
T8J12 "God COULD not will that happiness DEPENDED on what you could never have."
T8J13 "You cannot change laws you did not make, and the laws of happiness were created FOR you, NOT BY you."
T9F2 "God wills you perfect happiness NOW."
T10F12 "The ego believes that to accomplish ITS goal IS happiness."
T10F12 "But it is given YOU to know that GOD's function IS yours, and happiness CANNOT be found apart from your joint will."
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."
T12B5 "This course has explicitly stated that its goal FOR YOU is happiness and peace."
T13G1 "The Holy Spirit cannot teach WITHOUT this contrast, for you believe that misery IS happiness."
T13H3 "Whenever the pain of guilt seems to ATTRACT you, remember that, if you yield to it, you are deciding AGAINST your happiness, and will NOT learn how to be happy."
T13H5 "It is the natural result of CHOOSING RIGHT, attesting to your happiness that comes from choosing to be FREE of guilt."
T14B6 "Do not withhold this glad acknowledgment, for hope of happiness, and release from suffering of every kind, lies in it."
T14G5 "Learn of His happiness, which is yours."
T15B7 "It is so beautiful and so clean and free of guilt, that nothing but happiness is there."
T15B8 "Begin to practice the Holy Spirit's USE of time, as a teaching aid to happiness and peace."
T16C9 "For love asks only that YOU BE HAPPY, and will GIVE you everything that makes for happiness."
T17C1 "Nothing that you remember, that made your heart seem to sing with joy, has ever brought you even a little part of the happiness this sight will bring you."
T17D6 "Where NO reality has entered, there is NOTHING to intrude upon the DREAM of happiness."
T17E1 "For nothing God created is APART from happiness, and nothing God created but would EXTEND happiness, as its Creator did."
T18B10 "Is it HERE that you would look for happiness?"
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."
T18F7 "AND BE GLAD that he can pay his debt, by bringing happiness to both."
T18I7 "Arched high above it, and surrounding it, with love, is the glorious whole, which offers all its happiness and deep content to EVERY part."
T19D15 "The peace He laid, deep within BOTH of you, will quietly extend to EVERY aspect of your lives, surrounding both of you with glowing happiness, and the calm awareness of COMPLETE protection."
T19F10 "And to LIMIT the happiness that you would have, CALLS upon pain to fill your meager store, and make your lives complete."
T19F10 "For guilt creeps in where happiness has been removed, and SUBSTITUTES for it."
T19G8 "Think of your happiness, as everyone offers you witness of the end of sin, and shows you that its power is gone forever."
T19H2 "Would you invest your hope of peace and happiness in what MUST fail?"
T19H6 "To YOU, it teaches that the body's pleasure is happiness."
T20D9 "Did you meet with joy, to bless the Son of God, and give him thanks for all the happiness he held out to you?"
T21B2 "What gives you happiness you WANT to learn."
T21C2 "This is the ONLY thing that you need do for vision, happiness, release from pain, and the COMPLETE escape from sin, ALL to be given you."
T21H12 "No-one decides AGAINST his happiness."
T21H12 "And, if he sees his happiness as ever-changing, now this, now that, and now an elusive shadow attached to nothing, he DOES decide against it."
T21H13 "Elusive happiness, or happiness in changing forms that shift with time and place, is an illusion that has no meaning."
T21H13 "Happiness MUST be constant, because it is ATTAINED by GIVING UP the wish for the INconstant."
T21I1 "Surely he THOUGHT he wanted happiness."
T21I2 "The constancy of happiness has NO exceptions, no change of ANY kind."
T21I3 "Reason will tell you that you CANNOT ask for happiness inconstantly."
T21I3 "For, if what you desire you RECEIVE, and happiness IS constant, then you need ask for it but ONCE, to have it ALWAYS."
T21I4 "You who complete His Will and ARE His happiness, whose will is powerful as His, -- a power that is NOT lost in your illusions, -- think carefully why it should be you have not yet decided how you would answer the final question."
T21I5 "Here is the great appeal to reason; the awareness of what is ALWAYS there to see; the happiness that COULD be ALWAYS yours."
T22C3 "You can be sure indeed that any seeming happiness which does not last is really fear."
T23E8 "They KNOW it is impossible their happiness could EVER suffer change of any kind."
T24G10 "Think, then, how great the Love of God for YOU must be, that He has given you a part of Him, to save from pain and give YOU happiness."
T25C10 "Not one ray of darkness can be seen by those who will to make their Father's happiness complete, and theirs along with His."
T25D7 "He will perceive that where he gave attack is but another altar where he can, with equal ease and FAR more happiness, bestow forgiveness."
T26B4 "No instant passes here in which your brother's holiness can NOT be seen, to add a limitless supply to every meager scrap and tiny crumb of happiness that you allot yourself."
T26I8 "Be not content with future happiness."
T26I8 "Should not His happiness be yours as well?"
T27G7 "The resurrection of the world awaits YOUR healing and YOUR happiness, that you may DEMONSTRATE the healing of the world."
T27H8 "Careless indeed of him this mind must be, as thoughtless of his peace and happiness as is the weather, or the time of day."
T28D6 "Count, then, the silver miracles and golden dreams of happiness as all the treasures you would keep within the storehouse of the world."
T28E9 "Who would WANT to have the "benefits" of sickness, when he has received the simple happiness of health?"
T28H6 "Your home is built upon your brother's health; upon his happiness, his sinlessness, and everything his Father promised him."
T29C5 "And nowhere else His gifts of peace and joy, and all the happiness His Presence brings can be obtained."
T29D1 "On saving YOU depends his happiness."
T29E6 "Do NOT ascribe a role to him which you imagine would bring happiness to you."
T29H1 "There IS no other answer you can substitute, and find the happiness His Answer brings."
T29H1 "Be you glad that you are told where happiness abides, and seek no longer elsewhere."
T29H2 "No-one who comes here but must still have hope, some lingering illusion, or some dream that there is something OUTSIDE of himself that will bring happiness and peace to him."
T29H8 "For hope of happiness is NOT despair."
T30B7 "Until this point is reached, you will believe your happiness DEPENDS on being right."
T30B10 "It is set by what you choose to live it WITH, and HOW the friend whose counsel you have sought perceives your happiness."
T30B12 "It needs but two who would have happiness this day to promise it to all the world."
T30D1 "Idols are LIMITS; they are the belief that there are FORMS which will bring happiness, and that, BY limiting, is all attained."
T30F2 "The world becomes a place of hope, because its only purpose is to BE a place where hope of happiness can be fulfilled."
T30F3 "There is a hope of happiness in him so sure and constant he can barely stay, and wait a little longer with his feet still touching earth."
T30F8 "What happiness have you sought here that did not bring you pain?"
T30F8 "And what you pay for is NOT happiness."
T31A7 "Nor IS there hope of happiness in it."
T31C1 "Learn this, and learn it well, for it is here delay of happiness is shortened by a span of time you cannot realize."
T31D4 "For from this lowest point will learning lead to heights of happiness, in which you see the PURPOSE of the lesson shining clear, and perfectly within your learning grasp."
T31D6 "Think not that happiness is EVER found by following a road AWAY from it."
W28L5 "It has something to show you; something beautiful and clean and of infinite value, full of happiness and hope."
W62L4 "And it will help those around you, as well as those who seem to be far away in space and time, to share this happiness with you."
W62L5 "Then devote a minute or two to considering your function, and the happiness and release it will bring you."
W63L1 "What purpose could you have that would bring you greater happiness?"
W64L4 "That is because your function is to be happy by using the means by which happiness becomes inevitable."
W64L5 "Each one will lead to happiness or unhappiness."
W66L1 "You have surely noticed an emphasis throughout our recent lessons on the connection between fulfilling your function and achieving happiness."
W66L2 "So does it do constant battle with the Holy Spirit about what your happiness is."
W66L2 "He knows that it is your happiness."
W66L3 "We will not become hopelessly involved in defining happiness and determining the means for achieving it."
W66L4 "Our longer practice period today has as its purpose your acceptance of the fact that not only is there a very real connection between the function God gave you and your happiness, but that they are actually identical."
W66L4 "God gives you only happiness."
W66L4 "Therefore the function He gave you must be happiness, even if it appears to be different."
W66L5 "Begin the 10 to 15 minute practice period by reviewing these thoughts: "God gives me only happiness."
W66L5 "Therefore my function must be happiness.""
W66L6 "The first premise is that God gives you only happiness."
W66L6 "Love cannot give evil, and what is not happiness is evil."
W66L6 "Unless God gives you only happiness, He must be evil."
W66L9 "Remember the outcomes fairly, and consider also whether it was ever reasonable to expect happiness from anything the ego has ever proposed."
W66L12 "In the shorter practice periods, which would be most helpful today if undertaken twice an hour, this form of the application is suggested: "My happiness and function are one, because God has given me both.""
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."
W73L6 "Suffering is not happiness, and it is happiness you really want."
W83L4 "66) "My happiness and my function are one.""
W83L5 "Fulfilling my function is my happiness because both come from the same Source."
W83L5 "And I must learn to recognize what makes me happy if I would find happiness."
W83L6 "Some useful forms for specific applications of this idea are: "This cannot separate my happiness from my function.""
W83L6 ""The oneness of my happiness and my function remains wholly unaffected by this.""
W83L6 ""Nothing, including this, can justify the illusion of happiness apart from my function.""
W92L5 "Truth is a savior, and can only will for happiness and peace for everyone."
W95L15 "We need your help, your little part in bringing happiness to all the world."
W96L5 "Without its function then, it has no peace, and happiness is alien to its thoughts."
W98L5 "Is it not worth five minutes of your time each hour to be able to accept the happiness which God has given you?"
W98L9 "He will open up the way to happiness, and peace and trust will be His gifts, His answer to your words."
W100L2 "God's Will for you is perfect happiness."
W100L2 "This part is as essential to His plan as to your happiness."
W100L4 "They are the proof that God wills perfect happiness for all who will accept their Father's gifts as theirs."
W100L4 "Thus do you fail to show the world how great the happiness He wills for you."
W100L5 "You bring His happiness to all you look upon; His peace to everyone who looks on you, and sees His message in your happy face."
W100L6 "We will prepare ourselves for this today in our five minute practice periods, by feeling happiness arise in us according to our Father's will and ours."
W101L1 "Today we will continue with the theme of happiness."
W101L2 "If sin is real then happiness must be illusion, for they cannot both be true."
W101L6 "God's Will for you is perfect happiness because there is no sin, and suffering is causeless."
W101L7 "Say: "God's Will for me is perfect happiness."
W101L8 "Remember this today, and tell yourself as often as you can: "God's Will for me is perfect happiness."
W102L3 "For several days we will continue to devote our longer practice periods to exercises planned to help you reach the happiness God's Will has placed in you."
W102L4 "Begin the longer practice periods today with this acceptance of God's Will for you: "I share God's Will for happiness for me, And I accept it as my function now.""
W102L5 "Be happy, for your only function here is happiness."
W102L5 "Besides these hourly five minute rests, pause frequently today to tell yourself that you have now accepted happiness as your one function."
W103L1 "Happiness is an attribute of love."
W103L1 "This strange belief would limit happiness by redefining love as limited, and introducing opposition in what has no limit and no opposite."
W103L2 "This basic error we will try again to bring to truth today, and teach ourselves: "God, being Love, is also happiness."
W103L2 "It also emphasizes happiness belongs to you because of what He is."
W103L3 "Then welcome all the happiness it brings, as truth replaces fear, and joy becomes what you expect to take the place of pain."
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."
W103L3 "And it is happiness I seek today."
W106L3 "Go past all things which do not speak of Him Who holds your happiness within His hand, held out to you in welcome and in love."
W109L1 "We ask for safety and for happiness, although we seem to look on danger and on sorrow."
W109L2 "This thought will bring to you the rest and quiet, peace and stillness, and the safety and the happiness you seek."
W116L1 "101) "God's Will for me is perfect happiness.""
W116L1 "God's Will is perfect happiness for me."
W116L2 "102) "I share God's Will for happiness for me.""
W116L3 "On the hour: "God's Will for me is perfect happiness.""
W116L4 "On the half hour: "I share God's Will for happiness for me.""
W117L1 "103) "God, being Love, is also happiness.""
W117L1 "Let me remember love is happiness And nothing else brings joy."
W117L3 "On the hour: "God, being Love, is also happiness.""
W118L1 "105) "God's peace and joy are mine" Today I will accept God's peace and joy In glad exchange for all the substitutes Which I have made for happiness and peace."
W121L8 "If you are willing, you can learn today to take the key to happiness, and use it on your own behalf."
W121L13 "Do not forget, throughout the day, the role forgiveness plays in bringing happiness to every unforgiving mind, with yours among them."
W121L14 "Every hour tell yourself: "Forgiveness is the key to happiness."
W122L1 "Do you want happiness, a quiet mind, a certainty of purpose, and a sense of worth and beauty that transcends the world?"
W122L2 "And when you wake again, it offers you another day of happiness and peace."
W122L11 "Sink into happiness as you begin these practice periods, for they hold out the sure rewards of questions answered, and what your acceptance of the answer brings."
W124L3 "And God, Who loves us with the equal love in which we were created, smiles on us and offers us the happiness we gave."
W133L2 "When you let your mind be drawn to bodily concerns, to things you buy, to eminence as valued by the world, you ask for sorrow, not for happiness."
W135L21 "And it will lead you on in ways appointed for your happiness according to the ancient plan, begun when time was born."
W135L27 "For you can not conceive of all the happiness that comes to you without your planning."
W136L12 "It merely wants to give you happiness, for such its purpose is."
W139L8 "It is more than just our happiness alone we came to gain."
W140R48 "We need no more than that to give us happiness and rest and endless quiet, perfect certainty, and all our Father wills that we receive as the inheritance we have of Him."
W140R49 "Each day of practicing, as we review, we close as we began, repeating first the Thought that made the day a special time of blessing and of happiness for us; and through our faithfulness restored the world from darkness to the light, from grief to joy, from pain to peace, from sin to holiness."
W141L1 " 121) "Forgiveness is the key to happiness.""
W151L15 "Give Him your thoughts, and He will give them back as miracles which joyously proclaim the wholeness and the happiness God wills His Son as proof of His eternal Love."
W153L8 "We would not let our happiness slip by because a senseless fragment of a dream happened to cross our minds, and we mistook the figures in it for the Son of God; its tiny instant for eternity."
W153L10 "Who could be surer that his happiness is fully guaranteed?"
W153L12 "His game instructs in happiness because there is no loser."
W155L7 "All this steps back as truth comes forth in you, to lead your brothers from the ways of death, and set them on the way to happiness."
W159L6 "This is the Holy Spirit's single gift; the treasure house to which you can appeal with perfect certainty for everything that can contribute to your happiness."
W162L2 "Here is the Word by which the Son became His Father's happiness, His Love, and His completion."
W165L1 "What but your thoughts of misery and death obscure the perfect happiness and the Eternal Life your Father wills for you?"
W165L2 "The Thought of God protects you, cares for you, makes soft your resting place and smooth your way, lighting your mind with happiness and love."
W166L1 "He gives without exception, holding nothing back that can contribute to your happiness."
W166L13 "Teach them by showing them the happiness that comes to those who feel the touch of Christ and recognize God's gifts."
W166L15 "Be witness in your happiness to how transformed the mind becomes which chooses to accept His gifts and feel the touch of Christ."
W185L8 "Consider but what you believe will comfort you and bring you happiness."
W191L5 "And his salvation is the gift he gives to everyone in gratitude to Him Who pointed out the way to happiness that changed his whole perception of the world."
W193L1 "Yet His Will extends to what He does not understand, in that He wills the happiness His Son inherited of Him be undisturbed; eternal and forever gaining scope, eternally expanding in the joy of full creation, and eternally open and wholly limitless in Him."
W195L2 "But it is equally insane to fail in gratitude to One Who offers you the certain means whereby all pain is healed, and suffering replaced with laughter and with happiness."
W199L8 "And God Himself extends His Love and happiness each time you say: "I am not a body."
W200L2 "This is the final point to which each one must come at last, to lay aside all hope of finding happiness where there is none; of being saved by what can only hurt; of making peace of chaos, joy of pain and Heaven out of hell."
W200L3 "Yet you can ask as easily for love, for happiness, and for eternal life in peace that has no ending."
W200L4 "You have not found your happiness in foreign places, and in alien forms which have no meaning to you, though you sought to make them meaningful."
W235L1 "I need but keep in mind my Father's Will for me is only happiness, to find that only happiness has come to me."
W245L1 "I give Your peace to those who suffer pain, or grieve for loss, or think they are bereft of hope and happiness."
W260W53 "Like other dreams, it sometimes seems to picture happiness, but can quite suddenly revert to fear, where every dream is born."
W272L1 "Can illusions bring me happiness?"
W281L1 "Your Thoughts can only bring me happiness."
W287L1 "What could be a substitute for happiness?"
W290L1 "Unless I look upon what is not there, my present happiness is all I see."
W290L1 "This the day I seek my present happiness, and look on nothing else except the thing I seek."
W290L2 "What I ask have You already given me, and I am sure that I will see my happiness today.""
W307L1 "Your Will alone can bring me happiness, and only Yours exists."
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."
W337L1 "And only happiness can be my state, for only happiness is given me."
W339L1 "No one would avoid his happiness."
M21A4 "But you will learn, as you remember even faintly now what happiness was yours without it, that you must have taken it again as your defense."
U6A3 "In his complete identification with the Christ--the perfect Son of God, His one creation and His happiness, forever like Himself and One with Him - Jesus became what all of us must be."
P3H2 "Healing is here, and happiness and peace."

Quotes on "Happy"

T2E6 "Actually, I am trying to get through against considerable opposition, because you are not very happy, and I wish you were."
T5A1 "To heal is to make happy."
T5A2 "To be wholehearted, you MUST be happy."
T7L2 "A Son of God is happy ONLY when he knows he is WITH God."
T7L4 "That is the only environment in which you can be happy."
T8B2 "Your past learning MUST have taught you the wrong things, simply because it has not made you happy."
T8J12 "The belief that you MUST HAVE THE IMPOSSIBLE in order to be happy is totally at variance with the principle of Creation."
T9F6 "If you are willing to see yourself as unloving, YOU WILL NOT BE HAPPY."
T10B12 "You cannot be happy unless you do what you will truly, and you CHANGE this, because it is immutable."
T12G8 "Your first exchange of what you made for what, you want is the exchange of nightmares for the happy dreams of love."
T13G1 "The Holy Spirit needs a happy learner, in whom His mission can be happily accomplished."
T13G1 "You who are steadfastly devoted to misery, MUST first recognize that you ARE miserable and NOT happy."
T13G1 "This has so confused you, that you have undertaken to learn to do what you can NEVER do, believing that, UNLESS you learn it, you will NOT be happy."
T13G5 "They will be happy learners of the lesson which this light brings to them, because it teaches them release from nothing, and from all the works of nothing."
T13G6 "Learn to be happy learners."
T13G7 "If you would be a happy learner, you must give EVERYTHING that YOU have learned over to the Holy Spirit, to be UNlearned FOR you."
T13G7 "The happy learner meets the conditions of learning here, as he also meets the conditions of knowledge in the Kingdom."
T13H2 "You do NOT want either alone, for without both, you do not see YOURSELVES as whole, and therefore happy."
T13H2 "You are whole ONLY in your guiltlessness, and only in your guiltlessness, CAN you be happy."
T13H4 "You are guilty OR guiltless, bound OR free, happy OR unhappy."
T13H5 "Either it is a penalty from which you suffer, or the happy purchase of a treasure to hold dear."
T13H6 "The joy of learning darkness has no power over the Son of God, is the happy lesson the Holy Spirit teaches, and would have YOU teach WITH Him."
T13H8 "The power that God has given to His Son IS his, and nothing else can His Son see, or choose to look upon, without imposing on HIMSELF the penalty of guilt, IN PLACE of all the happy teaching the Holy Spirit would gladly offer him."
T13H16 "UNlearn isolation through His loving guidance, and learn of all the happy communication that you have thrown away, but could NOT lose."
T14B3 "He would teach you nothing except how to be happy."
T14B4 "The happy learners of the Atonement become the teachers of the innocence that is the RIGHT of all that God created."
T17E1 "God established His relationship with you TO MAKE YOU HAPPY, and nothing YOU do which does NOT share His purpose CAN be real."
T17E1 "Because of HIS reason for creating HIS relationship with you, the function of relationships became forever "to make happy.""
T17E2 "Yet it IS possible to make happy."
T17E2 "The function YOU have given them is clearly NOT to make happy."
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."
T17F4 "Until this HAPPY solution is seen and accepted as the ONLY WAY OUT of this conflict, the RELATIONSHIP seems to be severely strained."
T18C8 "We once said that the first change, before dreams disappear, is that your dreams of fear are changed to HAPPY dreams."
T18C9 "It will be a happy dream, and one which you will SHARE with all who come within your sight."
T18C11 "In your relationship, the Holy Spirit has gently laid the real world; the world of happy dreams, from which awaking is so easy and so natural."
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."
T18F4 "NOT because they are dreams, but only because they are HAPPY."
T18H7 "When peace comes at last to those who wrestle with temptation, and fight against giving in to sin; when the light comes at last into the mind given to contemplation, or when the goal is finally achieved by anyone, it ALWAYS comes with just ONE happy realization, -- "I need do nothing.""
T18I13 "Blow on it lightly and with happy laughter, and it will fall away."
T19E7 "There is a hush in Heaven, a happy expectancy, a little pause of gladness, in acknowledgment of the journey's end."
T19F6 "And they will return, with all the happy things they found, to share them lovingly with you."
T19F10 "To think you could be satisfied and happy with so little, IS to hurt yourself."
T19L9 "Help him to lift the heavy burden of sin you laid upon him, and he ACCEPTED as his own, and toss it lightly and with happy laughter AWAY from him."
T20D5 "How would it look through HAPPY eyes?"
T20D9 "How happy did it make 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."
T20I3 "And as its holy purpose was not made by you, the means by which its happy end is yours is also not of you."
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."
T21B3 "You are not happy learners yet, because you still remain uncertain that vision gives you MORE than judgment does, and you HAVE learned that both you CANNOT have."
T21C3 "Be happy, and you GAVE the power of decision to Him Who MUST decide for God for you."
T22E6 "How happy you will be to be TOGETHER, after such a long and lonely journey where you walked alone."
T22G16 "Look not with fear upon this happy fact, and think not that it lays a heavy burden on you."
T23A4 "Think what a happy world you walk, with truth beside you!"
T23A6 "How beautiful it is to walk, clean and redeemed and happy, through a world in bitter need of the redemption that your innocence bestows upon it!"
T25E1 "For they can NOT attack, and they REJOICE that this is so, seeing their safety in this happy fact."
T26E5 "This tiny spot of sin that stands between you still is holding back the happy opening of Heaven's gate."
T26F2 "Nothing you undertake with certain purpose and high resolve and happy confidence, holding each other's hand and keeping step to Heaven's song, is difficult to do."
T26K6 "The world grows dim and threatening, and not a trace of all the happy sparkle that salvation brought can you perceive, to lighten up your way."
T27D7 "Yet only this APPEARS to interfere with power unlimited and SINGLE thoughts, complete and happy, WITHOUT opposite."
T27H9 "The choice IS yours to make between a sleeping death and dreams of evil, or a happy wakening and joy of life."
T27H14 "The sleep is peaceful now, for these are happy dreams."
T28B6 "The ancient NEW ideas they bring will be the happy consequences of a cause so ancient that it FAR exceeds the span of memory that your perception sees."
T28C5 "These are the happy dreams the miracle exchanges for your own."
T28C6 "He sees ILLUSIONS of himself as sick or well, depressed or happy, but without a stable cause with GUARANTEED effects."
T29B5 "And there ARE overtones of seeming fear around the happy message "God is Love.""
T29E5 "How happy would your dreams become, if you were NOT the one who gave the "proper" role to every figure that the dream contains."
T29F4 "The quiet that surrounds you dwells in him, and FROM this quiet come the happy dreams in which your hands are joined in innocence."
T29G5 "And what a joyous thing it is to dwell a little while in such a happy place!"
T29H1 "Do you prefer that you be right or happy?"
T29H5 "All idols of this world were made to keep the truth within from being known to you, and to maintain allegiance to the dream that you must find what is OUTSIDE of you to be complete and happy."
T30B4 "This can be very hard to realize, when once you have decided by yourself the rules which PROMISE you a happy day."
T30B9 "It MUST be clear that it is easier to have a happy day if you PREVENT unhappiness from entering at all."
T30B9 "We said you can begin a happy day with the determination NOT to make decisions by yourself."
T30B12 "Your judgment has been LIFTED from the world by your decision for a happy day."
T30E7 "What could it be EXCEPT a happy dream?"
T30E8 "Such is the ONLY rule for happy dreams."
T30F9 "Look forward, then, and walk in confidence, with happy hearts that beat in hope and do not pound in fear."
T30I2 "The happy dream about him takes the form of the appearance of his perfect health; his perfect freedom from all forms of lack; and safety from disaster of all kinds."
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."
T31E15 "And be you sure and happy in the confidence that it will go at last, and leave your mind at peace."
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."
T31G5 "And all this shift requires is that you be WILLING that this happy change occur."
T31H5 "Learn, then, the happy habit of response to ALL temptation to perceive yourself as weak and miserable with these words: "I am as God created me."
W12L5 "If you could accept the world as meaningless and let the truth be written upon it for you, it would make you indescribably happy."
W17L3 "That is because you are unaware as yet of any thoughts which are really true and therefore really happy."
W20L2 "You want to be happy."
W22L2 "Is it not a happy discovery to find that you can escape?"
W24L1 "In no situation which arises do you realize the outcome that would make you happy."
W40L1 "Today we will begin to assert some of the happy things to which you are entitled, being what you are."
W40L3 "I am happy, peaceful, loving and contented.""
W59L4 "Let me welcome vision and the happy world it will show me."
W62L4 "It will help to make the day as happy for you as God wants you to be."
W62L5 "I would fulfill my function that I may be happy.""
W62L6 "Should your attention wander, repeat the idea and add: "I would remember this because I want to be happy.""
W63L3 "Recognizing the importance of this function, we will be happy to remember it very often today."
W64L4 "Only by fulfilling the function given you by God will you be happy."
W64L4 "Therefore every time you choose whether or not to fulfill your function, you are really choosing whether to be happy or not."
W64L7 "Let me forgive and be happy.""
W66L9 "Were you happy?"
W73L8 "Therefore we undertake the exercises for today in happy confidence, certain that we will find what it is your will to find, and remember what it is your will to remember."
W75L1 "Today we celebrate the happy ending to your long dream of disaster."
W75L2 "Our exercises for today will be happy ones, in which we offer thanks for the passing of the old and the beginning of the new."
W86L5 "I would accept God's plan for salvation and be happy."
W97L8 "Begin these happy exercises with the words the Holy Spirit speaks to you, and let them echo round the world through Him: "Spirit am I, a holy Son of God, Free of all limits, safe and healed and whole, Free to forgive, and free to save the world.""
W98L2 "How happy to be certain!"
W98L10 "Throughout the hour let your time be spent in happy preparation for the next five minutes you will spend again with Him."
W98L10 "Repeat it often, and do not forget each time you do so, you have let your mind be readied for the happy time to come."
W98L11 "And when the hour is gone, and He is there once more to spend a little time with you be thankful, and lay down all earthly tasks, all little thoughts and limited ideas, and spend a happy time again with Him."
W100L2 "They will see their function in your shining face, and hear God calling to them in your happy laugh."
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."
W100L6 "Then realize your part is to be happy."
W102L2 "Be you free today to join the happy Will of God."
W106L4 "He comes with miracles a thousand times as happy and as wonderful as those you ever dreamt or wished for in your dreams."
W107L7 "Today we practice on the happy note of certainty which has been born of truth."
W122L8 "Open your eyes today, and look upon a happy world of safety and of peace."
W131L15 "If you forget this happy fact, remind yourself with this: "Today I seek and find all that I want."
W140L3 "The happy dreams the Holy Spirit brings are different from the dreams of the world, where one can merely dream he is awake."
W140L3 "His happy dreams are heralds of the dawn of truth upon the mind."
W153L12 "Salvation can be thought of as a game that happy children play."
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."
W153L14 "We pause but for a moment more, to play our final happy game upon this earth."
W157L8 "But the Holy One, the Giver of the happy dreams of life, Translator of perception into truth, the holy Guide to Heaven given you, has dreamed for you this journey, which you make and start today, with the experience, this day holds out to you to be your own."
W162L3 "His dreams are happy and his rest secure; his safety certain and his body healed, because he sleeps and wakens with the truth before him always."
W167L2 "It is the one idea which underlies all feelings that are not supremely happy."
W182L3 "The sorrowful cast off their mourning, and the tears of pain are dried as happy laughter comes to bless the world."
W200L11 "For we have found a simple, happy way to leave the world of ambiguity, and to replace our shifting goals and solitary dreams with single purpose and companionship."
W220IN23 "We will continue spending time with Him each morning and at night, as long as makes us happy."
W220IN25 "Has not His faithfulness earned Him the invitation that He seeks to make us happy?"
W285L1 "Today I wake with joy, expecting but the happy things of God to come to me."
W290W82 "Only happy sights and sounds can reach the mind that has forgiven itself."
W292L2 ""We thank you, Father, for Your guarantee of only happy outcomes in the end."
W292L2 "Help us not interfere, and so delay the happy endings You have promised us for every problem that we can perceive; for every trial we think we still must meet.""
W301L1 "Let me today behold it uncondemned, through happy eyes forgiveness has released from all distortion."
W301L2 "God's world is happy."
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."
M5B5 "Through this, he learns that where he anticipated grief, he finds a happy light-heartedness instead; where he thought something was asked of him he finds a gift bestowed on him."
U3A7 "Look at the helpers all along the way you travel, happy in the hope of Heaven and the certainty of peace."
U4A2 "Forgiveness might be called a kind of happy fiction; a way in which the unknowing can bridge the gap between their perception and the truth."
S2B4 "Yet it is the only happy dream in all the world; the only one that does not lead to death."

Quotes on "Happily"

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."
T20A1 "Let us not spend this holy week brooding on the crucifixion of God's Son, but happily in the celebration of his RELEASE."
T20I2 "Would you not happily exchange your doubts for certainty?"
T20I11 "These gentle sights and sounds are looked on happily, and heard with joy."
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?"
T21D2 "This it will follow, grimly or happily, but ALWAYS with faith, and with the persistence that faith INEVITABLY brings."
T21E7 "Follow it happily, and question not what MUST be so."
T21G9 "Reason speaks happily indeed of this."
T22D9 "Yet reason sees a holy relationship as what it IS; a common state of mind, where both give errors gladly to correction, that both may happily be healed as one."
T23A3 "And what SEEMED harmful now stands shining in their innocence, released from sin and fear, and happily returned to love."
T27F6 "And happily your brother will perceive the many friends he thought were enemies."
W96L5 "Its power comes from Spirit, and it is fulfilling happily its function here."
W151L18 "As we give thanks, the world unites with us, and happily accepts our holy thoughts, which Heaven has corrected and made pure."
W232L1 "As evening comes, let all my thoughts be still of You and of Your Love, and let me sleep sure of my safety, certain of Your care, and happily aware I am Your Son.""
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."
W314L1 "Death will not claim the future now, for life is now its goal, and all the needed means are happily provided."
W328L2 "And happily I share that Will which You, my Father, gave as part of me.""
M11A6 "The teacher of God lays it down happily the instant he recognizes its cost."

Quotes on "Happier"

T3A25 "This is a form of arrogance that he would be much happier without."
T3H5 "This is why he sees it in nightmares, or in pleasant disguise in what seems to be happier dreams."

Quotes on "Happiest"

W44L8 "Salvation is your happiest accomplishment."
W49L3 "We will approach this happiest and holiest of thoughts with confidence, knowing that in doing so we are joining our will with the Will of God."

Quotes on "Joy"

T1B22R "Special Explanatory Note: As soon as you (H and B) have entered the second phase, you will be not only willing to enter into communion, but will also understand peace and joy."
T1B41AB "But she is blessed in that she sees service as a source of joy."
T2A12 "In reality, this is his ONLY choice, because his free will was made for his own joy in creating the perfect."
T2B51 "You will write about it yet with joy.)"
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."
T4G10 "No one who has learned from experience that one choice brings peace and joy while another brings chaos and disaster needs much conditioning."
T4G24 "I am conditioning you to associate misery with the ego, and joy with your Soul."
T4H8 "God, who encompasses ALL Being, nevertheless created separate beings who have everything individually, but who want to share it to increase their joy."
T4H8 "Divine Abstraction takes joy in application, and that is what creation MEANS."
T4H9 "But unless you take your part in the creation, His joy is not complete because YOURS is incomplete."
T4H10 "God HAS kept your kingdom for you, but He cannot share His joy with you until you know it with your whole mind."
T4H11 "God goes out to them and through them, and there is great joy throughout the Kingdom."
T4H11 "Every mind that is changed adds to this joy with its own individual willingness to share in it."
T4H12 "The truly helpful are God's miracle-workers, whom I direct until we are all united in the joy of the kingdom."
T4I4 "You withdraw to allow your ego to recover, and to regain enough strength to be helpful again on a basis limited enough NOT to threaten your ego, but also too limited to give YOU joy."
T5A1 "The light that belongs in you is the light of joy."
T5A1 "But joy calls forth an integrated willingness to share in it, and thus promotes the mind's natural impulse to RESPOND AS ONE."
T5A2 "Those who attempt to heal without being wholly joyous themselves call forth different kinds of responses at the same time, and thus deprive others of the joy of responding wholeheartedly."
T5A2 "There is no difference between love and joy."
T5A4 "The light of joy is so strong that it radiates throughout the Sonship and returns thanks to the Father for radiating HIS joy upon it."
T5A4 "Only God's own holy children are worthy to be channels of his beautiful joy, because only they are beautiful enough to hold it by sharing it."
T5B1 "Only the healed mind can experience revelation with lasting effect, because revelation is an experience of pure joy."
T5C10 "The Holy Spirit is the Spirit of Joy."
T5C10 "When man made the ego, God placed in him the call of joy."
T5D1 "The Holy Spirit will remain with the Sons of God, to bless THEIR creations and keep them in the light of joy."
T5E16 "He holds this gladness gently in your minds, asking only that you INCREASE it in His name by sharing it to increase His joy in YOU."
T5G2 "What is truly blessed is incapable of giving rise to guilt, and must give rise to joy."
T5G7 "This engenders joy, not guilt, because it is natural."
T5H3 "When you will to make this exchange, you will simultaneously exchange guilt for peace, viciousness for love, and pain for joy."
T5I11 "Do you REALLY believe that you can plan for your safety and joy better than He can?"
T6C6 "How else can you find joy in a joyless place EXCEPT by realizing that YOU ARE NOT THERE?"
T6C9 "You can no more pray for yourselves alone than you can find joy for yourself alone."
T6F2 "What God DOES know is that His communication channels are not open to Him, so that He cannot impart His joy and know that His Children are wholly joyous."
T6F4 "He does not emphasize what you must avoid to escape from harm as much as what you need to learn to have joy."
T6H2 "The Holy Spirit NEVER varies on this point, and so the ONE mood that He engenders is joy."
T6H2 "He PROTECTS this by rejecting everything that does NOT foster joy, and so He alone can keep you wholly joyous."
T7B2 "Only joy increases forever."
T7B2 "Joy and Eternity are INSEPARABLE."
T7B2 "The eternal are in peace and joy forever."
T7B3 "To this the Holy Spirit leads you, that your joy may be complete because the Kingdom of God is whole."
T7F13 "The whole glory and perfect joy that IS the Kingdom lies in you to give."
T7G14 "Your divided minds ARE blocking the extension of the Kingdom, and its extension IS your joy."
T7G15 "In this depressing state, the Holy Spirit reminds you gently that you are sad because you are not fulfilling your function as co-creators WITH God, and are therefore depriving YOURSELVES of joy."
T7G15 "Being a perfect Accomplishment, the Sonship can only accomplish perfectly, EXTENDING the joy in which it was created, and identifying itself with both its Creator and its creations, KNOWING they are One."
T7J4 "It therefore blocks your joy and THIS is why you perceive yourselves as unfulfilled."
T7J5 "YOU do not know your joy because you do not know your own self-fullness."
T7J6 "Insanity is therefore the NON-extension of truth, which blocks joy because it blocks Creation and therefore blocks self-FULFILLMENT."
T7J8 "Its radiance is so intense that it creates in perfect joy, and only the whole can be born of its wholeness."
T7K2 "What is joyful to you IS painful to the ego, and as long as you are in doubt about what YOU are, you WILL be confused about joy and pain."
T7K7 "His Voice WILL teach you how to distinguish between pain and joy, and lead you out of the confusion YOU have made."
T7K8 "But if your joy IS what you are, you ARE denying joy."
T7K8 "The miracle therefore is a lesson in WHAT JOY IS."
T7K8 "Being a lesson in SHARING, it is a lesson in love, which IS joy."
T7K8 "Every miracle is thus a lesson in Truth, and by OFFERING truth YOU are learning the difference between pain and joy."
T7L1 "The Holy Spirit will ALWAYS guide you truly, because YOUR joy IS His."
T7L1 "This is His will for everyone, because He speaks for the Kingdom of God which IS joy."
T7L3 "Does it teach him that this giving IS his joy, and that God Himself thanks him for his giving?"
T8C6 "We said before that the Holy Spirit teaches you the difference between pain and joy."
T8C7 "This IS freedom and this IS joy."
T8D2 "KNOWING His function perfectly, He wills to fulfill it perfectly, because that is His joy AND YOURS."
T8D2 "To fulfill the Will of God perfectly is the only joy and peace that can be fully KNOWN, because it is the only function that can be FULLY EXPERIENCED."
T8D7 "He will respond either with pain or with joy, depending on which teacher YOU are following."
T8E1 "If God's Will for you is complete peace and joy, unless you experience ONLY this you MUST be refusing to acknowledge His Will."
T8E8 "It is the power by which you separate or join, and experience pain or joy accordingly."
T8E19 "The miracles WE do bear witness to the Will of the Father for His Son, and to our joy in uniting WITH His Will FOR us."
T8F4 "No-one created by God can find joy in anything except the eternal."
T8F4 "What God AND His Sons create IS eternal, and in this and this only is their joy."
T8F5 "But when he came home the father welcomed him with joy, because only the son himself WAS his father's treasure."
T8F6 "Can the Creations of God Himself take joy in what is not real?"
T8F7 "How, then, can you accept anything else, or GIVE anything else, and expect joy in return?"
T8F7 "And what else BUT joy would you want?"
T8F7 "He would not withhold creation from you, because HIS joy is in it."
T8F8 "You CANNOT find joy EXCEPT as He does."
T8F8 "HIS joy lay in creating YOU, and He extends His Fatherhood to you so that you can extend yourself AS HE DID."
T8F10 "Through our creations we extend our Love, and thus increase the joy of the Holy Trinity."
T8G9 "The Holy Spirit's curriculum is NEVER depressing because it is a curriculum in joy."
T8G14 "Block this, and you have blocked health because you have BLOCKED THE MIND's JOY."
T8G15 "The opposite of joy is depression."
T8G15 "When your learning promotes depression INSTEAD of joy, you CANNOT be listening to God's joyous teacher, and you MUST be learning amiss."
T8G17 "To conceive of the body as a means of attack of any kind, and to entertain even the possibility that joy could POSSIBLY result, is a clear-cut indication of a poor learner."
T8G18 "Joy is unified purpose, and unified purpose is ONLY God's."
T9E1 "If you INSPIRE joy, and others react to you WITH joy, even though you are not experiencing joy yourself, there must be SOMETHING IN YOU that IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING IT."
T9E1 "If it is in YOU, and CAN produce joy, and if you see that it DOES produce joy in others, you MUST be dissociating it in yourself."
T9E2 "It seems to you that the Holy Spirit does not produce joy consistently in you, ONLY because YOU DO NOT CONSISTENTLY AROUSE JOY IN OTHERS."
T9E2 "When you are inconsistent, you will not always GIVE RISE to joy, and so you will not always recognize HIS consistency."
T9F2 "Do not lose these chances, NOT because they will not return, but because delay of joy is needless."
T9G8 "Truth is not obscure nor hidden, but its obviousness to YOU lies in the joy you bring to its witnesses, WHO SHOW IT TO YOU."
T9G9 "God WANTS you to behold what He created, because it is HIS joy."
T9I2 "In THIS decision lie joy, and peace, and the glory of creation."
T9K1 "Joy is never permitted, for depression is the sign of allegiance to him."
T9K2 "Do not attribute your denial of joy to them, or you cannot see the spark in them, that could bring joy to YOU."
T9K4 "This was his alternative to joy, because he would not accept the fact that, although he was a creator, he had been created."
T9K11 "Do not deny yourself the joy which was created FOR you, for the misery you have made for yourselves."
T10B2 "Will you not answer the call of love with joy?"
T10B9 "To give without limit is God's Will for you, because only this can bring you the joy which is His, and which He wills to share with YOU."
T10D2 "Oh my children, if you knew what God wills for you, your joy would be complete!"
T10D3 "Out of your joy, you will create beauty in His Name, for YOUR joy could no more be contained than His."
T10D3 "The bleak little world will vanish into nothingness, and your heart will be so filled with joy that it will leap into Heaven and into the presence of God."
T10G6 "Resurrection must compel your allegiance gladly because it is the symbol of joy."
T11C8 "Be glad that neither your reality nor your salvation is a matter of your preference, for you HAVE much cause for joy."
T11E4 "The Holy Spirit offers you another promise, and one that will lead to joy."
T11J8 "But the journey on which his Father sets him is one of release and joy."
T12B7 "There will be great joy in Heaven on your homecoming, and the joy will be YOURS."
T12C10 "Save him from his illusions, that you may accept the magnitude of your Father in peace and joy."
T12F10 "The sick, who ASK for love, are grateful for it, and in their joy, they shine with holy thanks."
T12F10 "And this they offer you, who GAVE them joy."
T12F10 "They are your guides to joy, for having received it OF you, they would keep it."
T12F11 "Light is unlimited, and spreads across this world in quiet joy."
T12G8 "Therefore the call of joy is in it, and your glad response is your awakening to what you have NOT lost."
T12G9 "And at ITS altar, it demands you lay ALL of the things it bids you get, leaving you no joy in them."
T12G13 "Then follow Him in joy, with faith that He will lead you safely through all the dangers to your peace of mind that this world sets before you."
T12G15 "Healing in time IS needed, for joy cannot establish its eternal reign where sorrow dwells."
T13C6 "With everyone whom you release from guilt, great is the joy in Heaven, where the witnesses to your fatherhood rejoice."
T13D16 "Gladness and joy belong to God for your release, because YOU made it not."
T13H5 "The miracle teaches you that you have chosen guiltlessness, freedom, and joy."
T13H6 "It is HIS joy to teach it, as it will be YOURS."
T13I6 "Give up this frantic and insane attempt, which cheats you of the joy of living with your God and Father, and awaking gladly to His Love and Holiness, which join together as truth in YOU, making you One with Him."
T14B4 "Blessed Son of a wholly blessing Father, joy was created FOR you."
T14B9 "Joy is its unifying attribute, with no-one left outside, to suffer guilt alone."
T14E4 "There, fear of death will be replaced with joy of living."
T15B7 "No darkness is remembered, and his immortality and joy are NOW."
T15C3 "Blessed is God's Teacher, Whose joy it is to teach God's holy Son his holiness."
T15C3 "His joy is not contained in time."
T15C3 "His teaching is for you, BECAUSE His joy is yours."
T15D5 "For every decision you make DOES answer this, and invites sorrow or joy, accordingly."
T15K8 "Let no despair darken the joy of Christmas, for the time of Christ is meaningless APART from joy."
T15K10 "So will the year begin in joy and freedom."
T16C7 "This is a year of joy, in which your listening will increase, and peace will grow with its increase."
T16C8 "But remember also that, whenever you have listened to HIS interpretation, the results have brought YOU joy."
T16D1 "And the results have been to bring peace where there was pain, and suffering has disappeared, to be replaced by joy."
T16D7 "Though you seemed to suffer for it, the joy of teaching will yet be yours."
T16D7 "For the joy of teaching is IN THE LEARNER, who offers it to the teacher in gratitude, and shares it WITH him."
T16E12 "The Holy Spirit is the bridge to Him, made from your willingness to UNITE with Him, and created by His joy, in union WITH you."
T16G10 "The joy of Heaven, which HAS no limit, is INCREASED with each light that returns, to take its rightful place within it."
T17E10 "The power of Heaven, the Love of God, the tears of Christ and the joy of His Eternal Spirit are marshalled to defend you from your own attack."
T18B10 "Return with me to Heaven, walking together out of this world, and through another to the loveliness and joy the other holds within it."
T18C8 "Your special relationships will remain, NOT as a source of pain and guilt, but as a source of joy and freedom."
T18G15 "In these instants of release from physical restrictions, you experience much of what happens in the holy instant; the lifting of the barriers of time and space, the sudden experience of peace and joy, and, above all, the LACK of awareness of the body, and of the questioning WHETHER OR NOT ALL THIS IS POSSIBLE."
T18I8 "And realize the life and joy that love would bring to it, from where IT comes, and where it would return WITH you."
T18J10 "Here are the dark and heavy garments of guilt laid by, and gently replaced by purity and joy."
T19H2 "The body can bring you neither peace nor turmoil; not pain nor joy."
T19H7 "The Holy Spirit TELLS you this with joy."
T19K2 "Yet, as His face rises beyond it, shining with joy because He is in His Father's love, peace will lightly brush the veil aside and run to meet Him, and to JOIN with Him at last."
T19L13 "But the redeemed give joy, because they have been HEALED of pain."
T20B4 "The time of Easter is a time of JOY, and not of mourning."
T20C9 "Let him be to you the Savior from illusions, and look on him with the new vision that looks upon the lilies, and brings YOU joy."
T20D10 "Prisoners bound with heavy chains for years, starved and emaciated, weak and exhausted, and with eyes so long cast down in darkness they remember not the light, do not leap up in joy the instant they are made free."
T20H1 "We have said much about discrepancies of means and end, and how these must be brought in line before your holy relationship can bring you ONLY joy."
T20I2 "Would you not willingly be FREE of misery, and learn again of joy?"
T20I4 "Be willing, then, to see your brother sinless, that Christ may rise before your vision, and give you joy."
T21A2 "The world you see but shows you how much joy YOU have allowed yourself to see in you, and to accept as YOURS."
T21A2 "And, if this IS its meaning, then the power to GIVE it joy MUST lie WITHIN you."
T21B3 "YOUR question is whether the means by which this course is learned WILL bring the joy it promises."
T21C1 "It is the same small willingness you need to have your whole relationship transformed to joy."
T21H13 "Joy cannot BE perceived, EXCEPT through constant vision."
T21I1 "The constancy of joy is a condition quite alien to your understanding."
T22C1 "Yet, in these dark and heavy garments, are those who SEEK illusions covered, and hidden from the joy of truth."
T22C1 "Truth is the opposite of illusions, BECAUSE it offers joy."
T22C2 "What else BUT joy could be the opposite of misery?"
T22C2 "The search for joy IN MISERY is senseless."
T22C2 "For how COULD joy be found in misery?"
T22C2 "All that is possible in the dark world of misery is to select some ASPECTS out of it, see them as DIFFERENT, and DEFINE the difference as joy."
T22C2 "NO form of misery, in reason's eyes, CAN be confused with joy."
T22C3 "Joy is eternal."
T22C3 "Joy does NOT turn to sorrow, for the eternal cannot change."
T22C3 "But sorrow CAN be turned to joy, for time gives way to the eternal."
T22C7 "Faith and belief can fall to either side, but reason tells you that misery lies ONLY on one side, and joy upon the other."
T22C8 "Reason will tell you that there IS no middle ground where you can pause uncertainly, waiting to choose between the joy of Heaven and the misery of hell."
T22C10 "YOU would condemn His joy to misery, and make HIM different."
T22C13 "No misery is here but ONLY joy."
T22G16 "Joy is unlimited, BECAUSE each shining thought of Love EXTENDS its Being, and creates more of Itself."
T24C2 "ITS pursuit will bring you joy."
T24C14 "How could this readiness be reached save through the sight of all your misery, and the awareness that your plan has failed, and will forever fail to bring you peace and joy of ANY kind?"
T24D7 "Freedom and peace and joy stand there, beside the bier on which they sleep, and call them to come forth and waken from their dream of death."
T24F1 "Specialness, too, takes joy in what it sees, although it is not true."
T24F1 "Yet what you seek for IS a source of joy, as you conceive it."
T24F4 "The sin its eyes behold in him, and love to look upon it saw in you, and looks on still with joy."
T24F5 "Yet IS it joy to look upon decay and madness, and believe this crumbling thing, with flesh already loosened from the bone and sightless holes for eyes, is like yourself?"
T24F7 "And He rejoices that these sights are YOURS, to look upon with Him and share His joy."
T24H11 "For, as His Son's creation gave HIM joy, and witness to HIS Love and shared HIS Purpose, so does the body testify to the idea that made it, and speak for ITS reality and truth."
T25C9 "And so His joy is made complete when any part of Him JOINS in His praise, to SHARE His joy."
T25C9 "And ALL His thanks and gladness shine on you who would COMPLETE His joy, along with Him."
T25D7 "And he will re-interpret ALL temptation as just another chance to bring him joy."
T25E1 "Their joy is in the INNOCENCE they see."
T25E1 "Everyone seeks for what will bring him joy as he defines it."
T25E2 "And, while you think that suffering and sin will bring you joy, so long will they be there for you to see."
T25E2 "It is your wish that MAKES it what it is in its effect on you, BECAUSE you chose it as a means to GAIN these same effects, believing them to be the bringers of rejoicing and of joy."
T25E2 "The Son of God creates to bring him joy, sharing his Father's purpose in his own creation, that his joy might be increased, and God's along with his."
T25F4 "If you decide against his proper function, the ONLY one he really has in truth, you are depriving him of all the joy he WOULD have found if he fulfilled the role God gave to him."
T25F5 "And how great will be YOUR joy when he is free to offer you the gift of sight God gave to him for you."
T25H6 "And one in which is nothing contradicted that would lead the Son of God to sanity and joy."
T25H11 "It is God's Will that you remember this, and so emerge from deepest mourning into perfect joy."
T25I9 "And every one that you accept brings joy to Him AS WELL as you."
T26B3 "Nor can his song of union and of joy be heard at all."
T26E2 "Each flower shines in light, and every bird sings of the joy of Heaven."
T26E3 "For here does every light of heaven come, to be rekindled and increased in joy."
T26E5 "And how GREAT will be the joy in Heaven when you join the mighty chorus to the Love of God."
T26H7 "Forgiveness is the only function here, and serves to bring the joy this world denies to every aspect of God's Son where sin was thought to rule."
T26J4 "And Heaven's joy has been increased because what is its own has been restored to it."
T27E4 "Which ones establish peace and offer joy?"
T27H13 "God willed he waken gently, and with joy."
T28E9 "The seeds of sickness come from the belief that there is JOY in separation, and its giving up WOULD BE A SACRIFICE."
T28G1 "IT does not seek to make of pain a joy, and look for lasting pleasure in the dust."
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 "And dreams of sadness thus are turned to joy."
T29F3 "And every thought of love you offer him but brings you nearer to your wakening to peace eternal and to endless joy."
T29J7 "And what was once a dream of judgment now has changed into a dream where all is joy, because that is the PURPOSE that it has."
T30B12 "It needs but two to understand that they can not decide alone, to GUARANTEE the joy they asked for will be wholly shared."
T30E4 "Their dancing never brought you joy, but neither were they things to frighten you, nor make you safe if they obeyed your rules."
T30F8 "Joy HAS no cost."
T31A7 "There IS no joy that you can seek for here, and hope to find."
T31A11 "Hear not the call for this within yourself, but listen, rather, to the deeper call beyond it, that appeals for peace and joy."
T31A11 "And all the world will GIVE you joy and peace."
T31H3 "He would remove all misery from you whom God created altars unto joy."
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."
W41L4 "You can never suffer because the Source of all joy goes with you wherever you go."
W55L3 "As forgiveness allows love to return to my awareness I will see a world of peace and safety and Joy."
W58L2 "Everyone and everything I see in it's light shares in the joy it brings to me."
W58L2 "There is nothing that is apart from this joy, because there is nothing that does not share my holiness."
W59L1 "How can I suffer when love and joy surround me through Him?"
W71L7 "It will lead to release and joy."
W74L5 "If you are succeeding, you will feel a deep sense of joy and an increased alertness, rather than a feeling of drowsiness and enervation."
W74L5 "Joy characterizes peace."
W76L11 "About the endless joy He offers you."
W82L5 "And unless I fulfill my function, I will not experience the joy that God intends for me."
W93L4 "Why would you not be overjoyed to be assured that all the evil which you think you did was never done, that all your "sins" are nothing; that you are as pure and holy as you were created, and that light and joy and peace abide in you?"
W93L6 "Your sinlessness is guaranteed by God, and light and joy and peace abide in you."
W93L7 "Light and joy and peace abide in you because God put them there."
W93L8 "In our longer exercise periods today, which would be most profitable if done for the first five minutes of every waking hour, we will begin by stating the truth about our creation: "Light and joy and peace abide in me."
W93L9 "And light and joy and peace abide in you because this is so."
W93L10 "At least remember to repeat these thoughts each hour: "Light and joy and peace abide in me."
W93L11 "Should you be tempted to become angry with someone, tell him silently: "Light and joy and peace abide in you."
W95L12 "You are One Self, united and secure in light and joy and peace."
W96L5 "And the mind that serves the Spirit is at peace and filled with joy."
W96L11 "The joy your Self experiences, It will save for you, and it will yet be yours in full awareness."
W97L2 "You are the Spirit lovingly endowed with all your Father's Love and peace and joy."
W98L6 "Here is an offer guaranteeing you your full release from pain of every kind, and joy the world does not contain."
W98L9 "He will respond with all His faith and joy and certainty that what you say is true."
W100L2 "Your joy must be complete to let His plan be understood by those to whom He sends you."
W100L3 "Without your joy His joy is incomplete."
W100L3 "Just as your light increases every light that shines in Heaven, so your joy on earth calls to all minds to let their sorrows go, and take their place beside you in God's plan."
W100L4 "God's messengers are joyous, and their joy heals sorrow and despair."
W100L5 "Today we will attempt to understand joy is our function here."
W100L5 "If you are sad your part is unfulfilled, and all the world is thus deprived of joy, along with you."
W100L7 "Now let us try to find that joy which proves to us and all the world God's Will for us."
W101L6 "Joy is just, and pain is but the sign you have misunderstood yourself."
W101L7 "So should you start your practice periods, and then attempt again to find the joy these thoughts will introduce into your mind."
W103L1 "And therefore joy is everywhere as well."
W103L1 "Yet can the mind deny that this is so, believing there are gaps in love where sin can enter, bringing pain instead of joy."
W103L2 "He must be joy."
W103L2 "To fear Him is to be afraid of joy.""
W104L1 "Today's idea continues with the thought that joy and peace are not but idle dreams."
W104L3 "And joy and peace are my inheritance.""
W104L4 "We clear a holy place within our minds before His altar, where His gifts of peace and joy are welcome, and to which we come to find what has been given us by Him."
W104L5 "So do we clear the way for Him today by simply recognizing that His Will is done already, and that joy and peace belong to us as His eternal gifts."
W104L5 "God's gifts of joy and peace are all I want.""
W105L1 "God's peace and joy are yours."
W105L3 "Accept God's peace and joy, and you will learn a different way of looking at a gift."
W105L3 "As Heaven's peace and joy intensify when you accept them as God's gift to you, so does the joy of your Creator grow when you accept His joy and peace as yours."
W105L5 "Today accept God's peace and joy as yours."
W105L5 "Receive His gift of joy and peace today, and He will thank you for your gift to Him."
W105L6 "Begin today by thinking of those brothers who have been denied by you the peace and joy which are their right under the equal laws of God."
W105L6 "Think of your "enemies" a little while, and tell each one as he occurs to you: "My brother, peace and joy I offer you, That I may have God's peace and joy as mine.""
W105L7 "Now are you ready to accept the gift of peace and joy which God has given you."
W105L7 "Now are you ready to experience the joy and peace you have denied yourself."
W105L7 "Now you can say "God's peace and joy are mine," for you have given what you would receive."
W105L8 "You must succeed today if you prepare your mind as we suggest, for you have let all bars to peace and joy be lifted up, and what is yours can come to you at last."
W105L8 "So tell yourself "God's peace and joy are mine," and close your eyes a while, and let His Voice assure you that the words you speak are true."
W105L9 "Then bless your brother thankfully, and say: "My brother, peace and joy I offer you, That I may have God's peace and joy as mine.""
W107L9 "To share His function is to share His joy."
W112L1 "93) "Light and joy and peace abide in me.""
W112L1 "I am the home of light and joy and peace."
W112L3 "On the Hour: "Light and joy and peace abide in me.""
W117L2 "Love is my heritage, and with it joy."
W118L3 "On the hour: "God's peace and joy are mine.""
W122L2 "It sparkles in your eyes as you awake, and gives you joy with which to meet the day."
W122L11 "Today it will be given you to feel the peace forgiveness offers, and the joy the lifting of the veil holds out to you."
W124L11 "Count this half hour as your gift to God, in certainty that His return will be a sense of love you cannot understand, a joy too deep for you to comprehend, a sight too holy for the body's eyes to see, and yet you can be sure some day, perhaps today, perhaps tomorrow, you will understand and comprehend and see."
W128L1 "The world you see has nothing that you need to offer you; nothing that you can use in any way, nor anything at all that serves to give you joy."
W128L6 "But free its wings, and it will fly in sureness and in joy to join its holy purpose."
W129L1 "Our emphasis is not on giving up the world, but on exchanging it for what is far more satisfying, filled with joy, and capable of offering you peace."
W135L20 "Your present trust in Him is the defense which promises a future undisturbed, without a trace of sorrow, and with joy which constantly increases as this life becomes a holy instant, set in time, but heeding only immortality."
W135L21 "Your followers will join their light with yours, and it will be increased until the world is lighted up with joy."
W135L25 "And in the light and joy of simple truth, you will but wonder why you ever thought that you must be defended from release."
W137L13 "We will remember, as the hour strikes, our function is to let our minds be healed that we may carry healing to the world, exchanging curse for blessing, pain for joy, and separation for the peace of God."
W140L12 "And we will say our prayer for healing hourly, and take a minute as the hour strikes to hear the answer to our prayer be given us as we attend in silence and in joy."
W152L2 "Can pain be part of peace, or grief of joy?"
W153L8 "We will not play such childish games today, for our true purpose is to save the world, and we would not exchange for foolishness the endless joy our function offers us."
W153L15 "Nor will we willingly give less at night in gratitude and joy."
W157L1 "Today you learn to feel the joy of life."
W157L4 "Nothing is needed but today's idea to light your mind, and let it rest in still anticipation and in quiet joy wherein you quickly leave the world behind."
W162L5 "Who could despair when perfect joy is yours, available to all as remedy for grief and misery, all sense of loss, and for complete escape from sin and guilt?"
W164L7 "All that we see will but increase our joy, because its holiness reflects our own."
W164L9 "But this you surely want; you can exchange all suffering for joy this very day."
W165L3 "Who would deny his safety and his peace, his joy, his healing and his peace of mind, his quiet rest, his calm awakening, if he but recognized where they abide?"
W166L8 "And what becomes of all the tragedy you sought to make for him whom God intended only joy?"
W166L15 "He has shared His joy with you."
W167L2 "It is the alarm to which you give response of any kind that is not perfect joy."
W189L4 "Their world reflects the quietness and peace that shines in them; the gentleness and innocence they see surrounding them; the joy with which they look out from the endless wells of joy within."
W190L6 "And it will change entirely as you elect to change your mind, and choose the joy of God as what you really want."
W190L6 "Your Self is radiant in this holy joy, unchanged, unchanging and unchangeable forever and forever."
W190L8 "And the world becomes a cruel and a bitter place, where sorrow rules and little joys give way before the onslaught of the savage pain that waits to end all joy in misery."
W190L10 "Here does the joy of God belong to you."
W190L10 "It is this: Pain is illusion; joy reality."
W190L10 "Pain is but sleep; joy is awakening."
W190L10 "Pain is deception; joy alone is truth."
W190L11 "And so again we make the only choice that ever can be made; we choose between illusions and the truth, or pain and joy, or hell and Heaven."
W190L11 "Let our gratitude unto our Teacher fill our hearts as we are free to choose our joy instead of pain, our holiness in place of sin, the peace of God instead of conflict, and the light of Heaven for the darkness of the world."
W195L3 "Your brother is your "enemy" because you see in him the rival for your peace; a plunderer who takes his joy from you, and leaves you nothing but a black despair so bitter and relentless that there is no hope remaining."
W197L5 "Yet you will never realize His gifts are sure, eternal, changeless, limitless, forever giving out, extending love and adding to your never-ending joy, while you forgive but to attack again."
W198L6 "His Words contain all hope, all blessing and all joy that ever can be found upon this earth."
W199L7 "For He would give you perfect freedom, perfect joy, and hope that finds its full accomplishment in God."
W199L8 "Your brothers stand released with you in it; the world is blessed along with you, God's Son will weep no more, and Heaven offers thanks at the increase of joy your practice brings even to it."
W210L1 " 190) "I choose the joy of God instead of pain.""
W210L1 "His Will is joy and only joy for His beloved Son."
W241L1 "What joy there is today!"
W249L1 "The world becomes a place of joy, abundance, charity and endless giving."
W263L1 "A madman's dream is hardly fit to be my choice, instead of all the loveliness with which You blessed creation; all its purity, its joy, and its eternal, quiet home in You.""
W282L1 "This the determination not to be asleep in dreams of death, while truth remains forever living in the joy of life."
W290W83 "What can it perceive surrounding it but safety, love and joy?"
W292L1 "And He guarantees that only joy can be the final outcome found for everything."
W300W94 "And God the Father smiles upon His Son, His one creation and His only joy."
W301L2 "Those who look on it can only add their joy to it, and bless it as a cause of further joy in them."
W310L1 "The joy that comes to me is not of days nor hours, for it comes from Heaven to Your Son."
W310L2 "We spend this day together, you and I, and all the world joins with us in our song of thankfulness and joy to Him Who gave salvation to us, and Who set us free."
W320L1 "There are no limits on his strength, his peace, his joy, nor any attributes his Father gave in his creation."
W323L1 ""Here is the only 'sacrifice' You ask of Your beloved Son; You ask him to give up all suffering, all sense of loss and sadness, all anxiety and doubt, and freely let Your Love come streaming in to his awareness, healing him of pain, and giving him Your own eternal joy."
W323L2 "And as we pay the debt we owe to truth - a debt which merely is the letting go of self-deceptions and of images we worshipped falsely - truth returns to us in wholeness and in joy."
W329L1 "And I am safe, untroubled and serene, in endless joy, because it is Your Will that it be so.""
W330L1 "The mind that is made willing to accept God's gifts has been restored to Spirit, and extends its freedom and its joy, as is the Will of God united with its own."
W330W123 "What can he know of sorrow and of suffering, when he lives in eternal joy?"
W330W125 "And peace will be restored forever to the holy minds which God created as His Son, His dwelling-place, His joy, His love, completely His, completely one with Him."
W339L1 "But he can think that joy is painful, threatening and dangerous."
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."
W340L1 "I was born into this world but to achieve this day, and what it holds in joy and freedom for Your holy Son, and for the world he made, which is released along with him today.""
W340L2 "There is no room for anything but joy and thanks today."
W340W133 "And each is laid before the Word of God upon the universal altar to Creator and creation, in the Light of perfect purity and endless joy."
W348L1 "I have no cause for anything except the perfect peace and joy I share with You."
W350W141 "In me is love perfected, fear impossible, and joy established without opposite."
W350W144 "And from the oneness that we have attained we call to all our brothers, asking them to share our peace and consummate our joy."
W355L1 ""Why should I wait, my Father, for the joy You promised me?"
W365EP5 "Joy attends our way."
M1A4 "And as they teach His lessons of joy and hope, their learning finally becomes complete."
M5F1 "Joy is the inevitable result of gentleness."
M5F1 "Gentleness means that fear is now impossible, and what could come to interfere with joy?"
M5F1 "Joy goes with gentleness as surely as grief attends attack."
M5F1 "Joy is their song of thanks."
M5G1 "Their joy comes from their understanding Who created them."
M5G1 "It is joy."
M5J2 "Defenselessness attends it naturally, and joy is its condition."
M5K2 "They have in truth abandoned the world, and let it be restored to them in newness and in joy so glorious they never could have conceived of such a change."
M15A5 "The world will end in joy because it is a place of sorrow."
M15A5 "When joy has come the purpose of the world has gone."
M18A3 "And this must indeed have been the case if the result is anything but joy."
M21A5 "Living is joy, but death can only weep."
M29A2 "The joy of Heaven has come upon it."
M29A6 "These things await us all, but we are not prepared as yet to welcome them with joy."
P4C8 "Remember the plan of God for the restoration of joy and peace."
S2B5 "You would be slave to everyone, for what he does entails your fate, your feelings, your despair or hope, your misery or joy."
S3E3 "God thanks His healers, for He knows the Cause of healing is Himself, His Love, His Son, restored as His completion and returned to share with Him creation's holy joy."
S3E8 "Let Me instead remind you of eternity, in which your joy grows greater as your love extends along with Mine beyond infinity, where time and distance have no meaning."
G1A2 "If you were certain - wholly sure and with consistent grasp of what the world can give - fear would be laid aside as easily as joy and peace unite on love's behalf."
G1A7 "Everything the world can offer promises some joy that it will never give."
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."
G3A4 "Take not its gifts, for they condemn you to a lasting hell which will endure when all the seeming joy the gifts appeared to give has passed away."
G4A2 "Giving is joy and holiness and healing."
G5A2 "He loves you as a lover loves his own; his chosen one, his joy, his very life, the one he seeks when she has gone away, and brings him peace again on her return."
G5A3 "What is your only goal, your only hope, your only need, the only thing you want, but to allow the secret place of peace to burst upon the world in all its joy, and let the Voice within it speak of Him Whose love shines out and in and in between, through all the darkened places to embrace all living things within its golden peace?"
G5A4 "I am here for I am you; in Christ, for Christ, My Own beloved Son, the glory of the infinite, the joy of Heaven and the holy peace of earth, returned to Christ and from His hand to Me."

Quotes on "Joyous"

T4B26 "The word "inevitable" is fearful to the ego, but joyous to the Soul."
T4E3 "When your mood tells you that you have willed wrongly, and this is so whenever you are not joyous, then KNOW this need not be."
T5A2 "Therefore, the only possible whole state IS the wholly joyous."
T5A3 "To heal, or to make joyous, is therefore the same as to integrate and MAKE ONE."
T5B1 "If you do not will to be wholly joyous, your mind cannot HAVE what it does not will to BE."
T5D11 "Our task is the joyous one of waking it to the call for God."
T5I18 "Whenever you are not wholly joyous, it is because you have reacted with a lack of love to some Soul which God created."
T5I19 "This is obvious if you realize that you must ALREADY have made a decision NOT to be wholly joyous if that is what you feel."
T9K12 "If God knows his children to be wholly joyous, it is blasphemous to feel depressed."
T11E4 "To seek and NOT to find is hardly joyous."
T12C4 "For you could NOT control your joyous response to the call of love if you heard it, and the whole world you THINK you control WOULD vanish."
T12G9 "But BECAUSE of Him, the answer is a joyous YES."
T12G11 "He knows that you are not at home there, and He wills no delay to wait upon your joyous homecoming."
T13G7 "And THEN begin to learn the joyous lessons that come quickly, on the firm foundation that truth is true."
T13H6 "By GIVING power to nothing, he threw away the joyous opportunity to learn that nothing HAS no power."
T15K8 "What can be more joyous than to perceive WE ARE DEPRIVED OF NOTHING?"
T16E12 "And then TOGETHER we go straight to God, in joyous answer to His call for His completion."
T17F5 "As this change develops, and is finally accomplished, it grows increasingly beneficent and joyous."
T17F10 "Throughout the Sonship is the song of freedom heard, in joyous echo of your choice."
T19F8 "Love, too, would set a feast before you, on a table covered with a spotless cloth, set in a quiet garden, where no sound but singing and a softly joyous whispering is ever heard."
T19G8 "Send forth to all the world the joyous message of the end of guilt, and all the world will answer."
T21B3 "They learned it not through joyous lessons, but through the stern necessity of limits they believed they could not overcome."
T25I14 "You have the right to all the universe; to perfect peace, complete deliverance from ALL effects of sin, and to the life eternal, joyous, and complete in EVERY way, as God appointed for His holy Son."
T26H9 "In joyous answer will creation rise within you, to REPLACE the world you see with Heaven, wholly perfect and complete."
T31C5 "For here are you made sin, and sin can not abide the joyous nor accept the free, for they are enemies which sin must kill."
T31H10 "In joyous welcome is my hand outstretched to every brother who would join with me in reaching past temptation, and who looks with fixed determination toward the light that shines beyond in perfect constancy."
W17L3 "Regardless of what you may believe, you do not see anything which is really alive and really joyous."
W22L2 "Is it not joyous news to hear that it is not real?"
W106L7 "The Bringer of all miracles has need that you receive them first, and thus become the joyous giver of what you received."
W127L11 "For I would learn The joyous lesson that there is no love But God's and yours and mine and everyone's.""
W151L18 "Now has our ministry begun at last, to carry 'round the world the joyous news that truth has no illusions, and the peace of God, through us, belongs to everyone."
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."
W284L2 "Let me not fail to trust in You today, accepting but the joyous as Your gifts; accepting but the joyous as the truth.""
W285L1 "And I will ask for only joyous things, the instant I accept my holiness."
M5F1 "Why would they not be joyous?"
M5F1 "How joyous it is to share the purpose of salvation."
M5J2 "Being certain it is joyous, and being confident it is tolerant."
M12A4 "And peace descends on it in joyous answer."
P3G7 "This is the joyous song salvation sings to all who hear its Voice."
S1A1 "Endless the harmony, and endless too the joyous concord of the Love They give forever to each other."

Quotes on "Joyful"

T7E6 "Inspiration is the opposite of dis-spiriting, and therefore means to make joyful."
T7K1 "You no more recognize what is painful than you know what is joyful, and are, in fact, very apt to confuse them."
T8C3 "Learning is joyful if it leads you along your natural path, and facilitates the development of WHAT YOU HAVE."
T12G5 "And as you follow Him, YOU will rejoice that you have found His company, and learned of Him the joyful journey home."
T16C9 "Today, let us resolve TOGETHER to accept the joyful tidings that disaster is NOT real, and that reality is NOT disaster."
T30G9 "Here is the joyful statement that there are NO forms of evil which can overcome the Will of God; the glad acknowledgment that guilt has NOT succeeded, by your wish, to make illusions real."
W75L8 "The shorter practice periods, too, will be joyful reminders of your release."
W189L8 "God will do His part in joyful and immediate response."
W192L3 "What He makes are dreams, but of a kind so close to waking that the light of day already shines in them, and eyes already opening behold the joyful sights their offerings contain."
S3E7 "My arms are open to the Son I love, who does not understand that he is healed, and that his prayer has never ceased to sing his joyful thanks in unison with all creation, in the holiness of God."
G3A7 "How joyful and how holy is our way when death has no dominion, and the dream of separation, agony and loss has been dispelled forever."

Quotes on "Joyfully"

T30F5 "And all that stood BETWEEN your image of yourself and what you ARE forgiveness washes joyfully away."
W151L17 "Through your transfiguration is the world redeemed and joyfully released from guilt."
S3C3 "This is what death should be; a quiet choice, made joyfully and with a sense of peace, because the body has been kindly used to help the Son of God along the way he goes to God."

Quotes on "Joyously"

T8I4 "ONLY when you awaken joyously have you utilized sleep ACCORDING TO THE HOLY SPIRIT'S PURPOSE."
T14G5 "But to accomplish this, all your dark lessons MUST be brought willingly to truth, and joyously laid down, by hands open to receive, not closed to take."
T16C5 "And are you REALLY safer in maintaining the UNreality of what has happened, than you would be in joyously accepting it FOR WHAT IT IS, and giving thanks for it?"
T19D12 "And you will HELP each other overcome MISTAKES, by joyously RELEASING one another from the belief in sin."
T20C11 "Give joyously to one another the freedom and the strength to lead you there."
T21B2 "And gentle lessons are acquired joyously, and are remembered gladly."
W152L10 "And in humility the radiance of God's Son, his gentleness, his perfect sinlessness, his Father's love, his right to Heaven and release from hell, are joyously accepted as our own."
W160L9 "His vision sees no strangers, but beholds His Own, and joyously unites with them."
W192L6 "Or is it to be hoped for, met with thanks and joyously accepted?"
G2A2 "You need only call my Name, and ask me to accept the gift of pain from willing hands that would be laid in mine, with thorns laid down and nails long thrown away as one by one the sorry gifts of earth are joyously relinquished."

Quotes on "Joyless"

T18I8 "Look at the desert, dry and unproductive, scorched and joyless, that makes up your little kingdom."
T18I11 "The holy instant is your invitation to love, to enter into your bleak and joyless kingdom, and transform it into a garden of peace and welcome."
T18J5 "Its SHADOW rises to the surface, enough to hold its most external manifestations in darkness, and to bring despair and loneliness to it, and keep it joyless."
T30F8 "They were NOT free from bitter cost and joyless consequence."
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."

Quotes on "Joylessness"

T30G6 "There is no surer proof idolatry is what you wish than a belief there are some forms of sickness and of joylessness forgiveness CANNOT cure."

Quotes on "Joys"

T27B6 "For who could live a life so soon cut short, and NOT esteem the worth of passing joys?"
T27B7 "If this were true, there WOULD be reason to remain content to seek for passing joys, and cherish little pleasures where you can."
T27I1 "Above all, it tries to teach itself its pains and joys are different, and CAN be told apart."
W76L12 "His Voice will speak of this to us, as well as of the joys of Heaven which His laws keep limitless forever."
W131L7 "Heaven remains your one alternative to this strange world you made and all its ways; its shifting patterns and uncertain goals, its painful pleasures and its tragic joys."
W300L1 "This is the thought that can be used to say that death and sorrow are the certain lot of all who come here, for their joys are gone before they are possessed, or even grasped."
U6A6 "Yet he would help you yet a little more if you will share your pains and joys with him, and leave them both to find the peace of God."
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