Separation Quotes

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Quotes on "Separation"

T1B41AI "Until the Separation, which is a better term than the Fall, nothing was lacking."
T1B41AJ "After the Separation, needs became the most powerful source of motivation for human action."
T1B41AN "Separation from God is the only lack he really needs to correct."
T1B41AN "But his Separation would never have occurred if he had not distorted his perception of truth, and thus perceived himself as lacking."
T2A1 "This section is inserted here because it deals with a more fundamental misuse of knowledge, referred to in the Bible as the cause of the Fall (or Separation)."
T2A6 "These related distortions represent a picture of what actually occurred in the Separation."
T2B41 "Acts were not necessary before the Separation, because the time-space belief did not exist."
T2B42 "It was only after the Separation that the defense of Atonement, and the necessary conditions for its fulfillment were planned."
T2B45 "Only after the Separation was it necessary to direct the creative force to learning, because changed behavior had become mandatory."
T2B63 "Since the Separation, man's defenses have been used almost entirely to defend themselves AGAINST the Atonement, and thus maintain their separation."
T2B66 "For perfect effectiveness, the chalice of the Atonement belongs at the center of the inner altar, where it undoes the Separation, and restores the wholeness of the Spirit."
T2B66 "Before the Separation, the mind was invulnerable to fear, because fear did not exist."
T2B66 "Both the Separation and the fear were MISCREATIONS of the mind, which have to be undone."
T2B67 "This heals the Separation, and places within man the one defense against all Separation-mind errors which can make him perfectly invulnerable."
T2B72 "The world WAS a way of healing the Separation, and the Atonement is the GUARANTEE that the device will ultimately do so."
T2C21 "Healing was an ability which was lent to man after the Separation, before which it was completely unnecessary."
T2E27 "His "birth trauma", another valid idea, was also too limited, in that it did not refer to the Separation, which was really a FALSE idea of birth."
T2E27 "It can, however, remind the individual of the Separation, which was a very real cause of fear."
T2E28 "His reactions to Freud stemmed from his own unfortunate acceptance of the deprivation-fallacy, which itself arose from the Separation."
T2E50 "However, in more long range and meaningful terms, the oedipal complex is a miniature of the true Separation fear, and the castration complex is a way of denying that it ever occurred."
T2E50 "The Separation HAS occurred."
T2F1 "Man brought judgment into being only because of the Separation."
T2F1 "After the Separation, however, there WAS a place for justice in the schema, because it was one of the many learning devices which had to be built into the overall plan."
T2F1 "Just as the Separation occurred over many millions of years, the Last Judgment will extend over a similarly long period, and perhaps even longer."
T3C13 "All sense of Separation disappears, and level confusion vanishes."
T3F2 "Perception did not exist until the Separation had introduced degrees, aspects and intervals."
T3F2 "The levels which man created by the Separation are disastrous."
T3F8 "His Creation is beyond his own error variance, and this is why he MUST eventually choose to heal the Separation."
T3F13 "When it willed the Separation it willed to perceive."
T3G1 "The intrusion of the ability to perceive, which is inherently judgmental, was introduced only after the Separation."
T3G2 "Since the Separation, the words "create" and "make" are inevitably confused."
T3G2 "When you make something to fill a perceived lack, which is obviously why you would make anything, you are tacitly implying that you believe in the Separation."
T3G15 "Forgiveness is the healing of the perception of separation."
T3I6 "We have discussed the fall or Separation before, but its meaning must be clearly understood, without symbols."
T3I6 "The Separation is NOT symbolic."
T3I11 "Castration fears are a particularly distorted reflection of the real basic anxiety, or Separation fear."
T3I12 "The mind can make the belief in Separation VERY real and VERY fearful."
T4A9 "It re-enacts the Separation, the loss of power, the foolish journey of the ego in its attempt at reparation, and finally the crucifixion of the body, or death."
T4B6 "Bill could not be afraid to teach unless he still believes that interaction means loss, and that learning means separation."
T4B6 "Change is always fearful to the separated, because they cannot conceive of it as a change toward HEALING the separation."
T4B6 "They ALWAYS perceive it as a change for further separation, because separation WAS their first experience of change."
T4B7 "Bill, your whole fear of teaching is nothing but an example of your own intense separation anxiety, which you have handled with the usual series of mixed defenses in the combined pattern of attack on truth and defense of error, which characterizes ALL ego-thinking."
T4B12 "It is pointless to refuse to tolerate change or changing because you believe that you can demonstrate by doing so that the Separation never occurred."
T4B16 "If you perceive a teacher as merely a "larger ego," you WILL be afraid, because to ENLARGE an ego IS to increase separation anxiety."
T4B17 "The form of the symptom is only a reflection of his particular way of handling the separation anxiety."
T4B18 "ALL separation anxiety is a symptom of a continuing will to remain separated."
T4B18 "You believe that their APPROVAL of your image will exalt it, but also that your separation anxiety will be increased."
T4B18 "You also believe that their DISAPPROVAL of it will lessen the separation anxiety, but at the cost of depression."
T4B27 "Your investment is great now, because fear is a witness to the Separation, and your ego rejoices when you witness to it."
T4D9 "The ego arose from the Separation, and its continued existence depends on your continuing belief in the Separation."
T4G13 "The separated mind cannot maintain the separation EXCEPT by dissociating."
T5B9 "It came into being with the separation as a protection, and inspired the beginning of the Atonement at the same time."
T5C9 "It is the will to HEAL the separation by letting it go."
T5C10 "It had no calling until the separation, because before it had only BEING, and would not have understood the call to right thinking."
T5C10 "The Holy Spirit was God's answer to the separation, the means by which the Atonement could repair until the whole mind returned to creating."
T5C10 "The Atonement and the separation began at the same time."
T5D3 "Before the separation you did not need guidance."
T5E1 "This relationship MUST be in His mind, because unless it were, the separation between the two ways of thinking would not be open to healing."
T5E13 "The Separation is merely another term for a split mind."
T5E13 "Therefore, the idea of Separation can be given away, just as the idea of unity can, and either way, it will be STRENGTHENED IN THE MIND OF THE GIVER."
T5E13 "The ego is the symbol of the Separation, just as the Holy Spirit is the symbol of peace."
T5G3 "If the ego is the symbol of the separation, it is also the symbol of guilt."
T6A1 "Anger ALWAYS involves PROJECTION OF SEPARATION, which must ultimately be accepted as entirely one's own responsibility."
T6B21 "The separation IS the notion of rejection."
T6C1 "Any split in will MUST involve a rejection of part of it, and this IS the belief in separation."
T6C2 "Exclusion and separation are synonymous."
T6C2 "So are separation and dissociation."
T6C2 "We have said before that the separation was and IS dissociation, and also that once it had occurred, projection became its main defense, or the device which KEEPS IT GOING."
T6C3 "It reinforces your belief in your own split mind, and its ONLY purpose is to KEEP THE SEPARATION GOING."
T6C11 "The full awareness of the Atonement, then, is the recognition that the separation NEVER OCCURRED."
T6E5 "But it is an alliance frankly based on separation."
T6E14 "The separation was not a loss of perfection, but a failure in COMMUNICATION."
T6F8 "It is clearly a separation device, and therefore does not exist."
T6F8 "Again, as always, it re-interprets what the ego uses as an argument FOR separation into an argument AGAINST it."
T7B6 "Sickness and separation are not of God, but the Kingdom IS."
T7F7 "Fear produces dissociation because it induces SEPARATION."
T7G15 "Creation, not separation, IS your will BECAUSE it is God's."
T7I10 "By accepting the Atonement for YOURSELF, you are deciding AGAINST the belief that you can BE alone, thus dispelling the idea of separation and affirming your true identification with the whole Kingdom as literally PART OF YOU."
T7K6 "The whole separation lies in this fallacy."
T8E8 "Healing is the way in which the separation is overcome."
T8E8 "Separation is overcome by UNION."
T8E17 "There IS no separation of God and His Creation."
T8E17 "You will learn this as you learn that there is no separation of YOUR will and mine."
T8G4 "Communication ENDS separation."
T8G12 "If the mind believes the body is its GOAL, it WILL distort its perception OF the body, and by blocking its own extension BEYOND it will INDUCE illness by FOSTERING SEPARATION."
T8J7 "The separation is nothing more than the belief that it is DIFFERENT."
T9C8 "Yet this question, ridiculous as it seems, is REALLY the crucial issue in the whole separation fantasy."
T9H9 "You will remember everything the instant you DESIRE IT WHOLLY, for if to desire wholly is to create, you will have willed away the separation, returning your mind simultaneously to your Creator and your creations."
T9J10 "Yet in the returning, the little light must be acknowledged first, for the separation was a descent from magnitude to littleness."
T10C1 "If sickness is separation, the will to heal and BE HEALED is the first step toward RECOGNIZING WHAT YOU TRULY WANT."
T10F3 ""Dynamics" implies the power to DO something, and the whole separation fallacy lies in the belief that the ego HAS the power to do ANYTHING."
T10F5 "This is WHY it is the symbol of separation."
T10F7 "The ego ALWAYS attacks on behalf of separation."
T10F9 "How can it preach separation WITHOUT upholding it through fear, and would you listen to it, if you recognized this IS what it is doing?"
T10F14 "Never forget that the ego believes that power, understanding AND TRUTH lie in separation."
T10F14 "Unaware that the belief cannot BE established, and obsessed with the conviction that separation IS salvation, the ego attacks everything it perceives, by breaking it up into small and disconnected parts, without meaningful relationships, and thus without meaning."
T10F14 "The ego will ALWAYS substitute chaos for meaning, for if separation is salvation, harmony is threat."
T10H13 "In the real world, there is no sickness, for there is no separation and no division."
T11C3 "And thus will YOU learn of Him how to replace your dream of separation with the fact of unity."
T11C3 "For the separation is only the DENIAL of union, and, correctly interpreted, attests to your eternal knowledge that union is true."
T11C9 "Remember that knowledge PRECEDES denial, and that the separation was a descent from magnitude to littleness."
T11D9 "And the world you perceive IS a world of separation."
T11F4 "You tried to make the separation eternal because you wanted to RETAIN the characteristics of creation, WITH YOUR OWN CONTENT."
T11G8 "What is One cannot be perceived as separate, and the denial of the separation IS the reinstatement of knowledge."
T11J1 "The acceptance of guilt into the mind of God's Son was the beginning of the separation, as the acceptance of the Atonement is its end."
T11J2 "Their growth is attended by suffering, and they learn of sorrow and separation and death."
T11J10 "For the IDEA of guilt brings a belief of condemnation of one by another, projecting separation in place of unity."
T12C3 "For this wish CAUSED the separation."
T12C3 "You have protected it, because you do not WANT the separation healed, and you realize that, by REMOVING the dark cloud that obscures it, your love for your Father would IMPEL you to answer His call, and leap into Heaven."
T12G10 "For where the ego sees salvation IT SEES SEPARATION, and so you lose whatever you have gotten in its name."
T13B1 "The separation has NOT interrupted it."
T13B1 "The separation is merely a faulty formulation of reality, WITH NO EFFECT AT ALL."
T13D7 "He has SEEN separation, but KNOWS of union."
T14B5 "So will the world of separation slip away, and full communication be restored between the Father and the Son."
T14C5 "You have interpreted the separation as a means which you have made for BREAKING your communication with your Father."
T14D1 "For their separation is only in your mind, and they are reconciled by union, as YOU are."
T14D4 "But, if one is kept in darkness FROM THE OTHER, their SEPARATION seems to keep them both alive, and equal in their reality."
T14D13 "They are joined in giving you the gift of Oneness, before which ALL separation vanishes."
T14F10 "SEPARATION therefore remains the ego's chosen condition."
T15F2 "If you seek to separate out certain ASPECTS of the totality, and look TO THEM to meet your imagined needs, you are attempting to USE SEPARATION TO SAVE YOU."
T15F2 "For separation IS the source of guilt, and to APPEAL to it for salvation IS TO BELIEVE YOU ARE ALONE."
T15F3 "To believe that SPECIAL relationships, with SPECIAL love, can offer you salvation, IS the belief that separation is salvation."
T15F8 "Nor would you see ANY separation between yourself and them."
T15G1 "All separation vanishes, as holiness is shared."
T15I4 "For Christ knows of no separation FROM His Father, Who is His One relationship, in which He gives as His Father gives to Him."
T15I8 "The body is the symbol of the ego, as the ego is the symbol of separation."
T15I12 "Seek not Atonement in FURTHER separation."
T15I13 "As you let the Holy Spirit teach you how to use the body ONLY for purposes of communication, and RENOUNCE its use for separation and attack, which the EGO sees in it, you will learn you have no need of a body at all."
T15K4 "You who believe that sacrifice IS love, must learn that sacrifice is separation FROM love."
T16D5 "For God's answer to the separation added more to you than you tried to TAKE AWAY."
T16E7 "Recognize this, for it is true, and truth MUST be recognized, if it is to be distinguished from illusion: the special love relationship is an attempt TO BRING LOVE INTO SEPARATION."
T16F3 "This IS the "natural" condition of the separation."
T16F3 "Here, where the ILLUSION of love is accepted IN ITS PLACE, love is perceived as separation and EXCLUSION."
T16F4 "For the ego would never have you see that the separation can ONLY BE LOSS, being the one condition in which Heaven CANNOT be."
T16F10 "For these are only ATTRIBUTES of the whole religion of the separation, and the total context in which it is thought to occur."
T16F15 "The core of the separation delusion lies simply in the fantasy DESTRUCTION of love's meaning."
T16F15 "Separation is only the decision NOT to know yourself."
T16G2 "For the love of God, no longer seek for union in separation, nor for freedom in bondage!"
T17B4 "Salvation from separation will be COMPLETE, or will not be at all."
T17D2 "They speak so clearly for the separation, that no-one NOT obsessed with KEEPING separation, COULD hear them otherwise."
T17D7 "How can the Holy Spirit bring HIS interpretation of the body, as a means of communicating into relationships whose ONLY purpose is SEPARATION from reality?"
T17D8 "That is why Atonement centers ON THE PAST, which is the SOURCE of separation, and where it must be undone."
T17D8 "For separation must be corrected WHERE IT WAS MADE."
T17D8 "And, with each step in HIS undoing, is the SEPARATION more and more undone, and UNION brought closer."
T17D8 "HE is not at all confused by ANY 'reasons' for separation."
T17E3 "In a sense, the special relationship was the EGO's answer to the creation of the Holy Spirit, Who was God's Answer to the separation."
T17E4 "The whole defense system that the ego evolved, to PROTECT the separation from the Holy Spirit, was in response to the Gift with which God blessed it, and BY His blessing enabled it to be HEALED."
T17E4 "The relationship with Him has never been broken, because the Holy Spirit has not been separate from anyone SINCE the separation."
T17E5 "The separation has NOTHING in it, no PART, NO 'reason,' and NO attribute, that is NOT insane."
T17G6 "For it has faith in separation, and NOT in wholeness."
T18A1 "To fragment IS TO EXCLUDE, and substitution is the strongest defense the ego has for separation."
T18B8 "In you there is no separation, and no substitute can keep you from each other."
T18B10 "Or would you not prefer to HEAL what has been broken, and join in making whole what has been ravaged by separation and disease?"
T18G3 "Only by assigning to the mind the properties OF THE BODY, does separation SEEM to be possible."
T18G3 "Its guilt, which KEEPS it separate, is projected to the body, which suffers and dies, BECAUSE IT IS ATTACKED to hold the separation in the mind, and let it NOT KNOW its unity."
T18G5 "Would you not have the instruments of separation RE-INTERPRETED as means for salvation, and USED for purposes of love?"
T18I6 "It is not a separate kingdom, ruled by an IDEA of separation from the rest."
T19B1 "When this occurs, the body becomes its weapon, used AGAINST this Purpose to DEMONSTRATE the "fact" that separation HAS occurred."
T19B6 "Where there is NO overlap, there separation MUST be complete."
T19B6 "And to perceive THIS is to recognize where separation IS, and WHERE IT MUST BE HEALED."
T19B6 "The IDEA of separation PRODUCED the body, and remains connected TO it, MAKING it sick because of its identification WITH it."
T19D9 "For the belief that bodies LIMIT the mind leads to a perception of the world in which the PROOF of separation seems to be everywhere."
T19J3 "The arrogance of sin, the pride of guilt, the sepulchre of separation, all are part of your unrecognized dedication to death."
T20C4 "If it be thorns, whose points gleam sharply in a blood-red light, the body is your chosen home, and it is separation that you offer me."
T20D11 "Here, all thought of ANY separation between us becomes impossible."
T20D11 "You who were prisoners in separation are now made free in Paradise."
T20E6 "In the world of separation, each is appointed separately, though they are all the same."
T20G6 "Here is the "mystery" of separation perceived in awe and held in reverence."
T21C6 "And, very simply, see in it the whole exchange of separation for salvation."
T21F5 "You do not realize the whole extent to which the idea of separation has INTERFERED with reason."
T22C6 "For here, the separation of you and the ego MUST be made complete."
T22C9 "This is the SAME belief that CAUSED the separation."
T22G16 "From loving minds, there IS no separation."
T24D5 "He would have no separation, like an alien will, rise between what He wills for you, and what YOU will."
T24E2 "The goal of separation is its curse."
T25H6 "Nothing attests to death and cruelty; to separation and to differences."
T26B1 "For if they joined, each one would LOSE its own identity, and BY their separation are their selves maintained."
T26D6 "Is not this like your special function, where the separation is undone by change of PURPOSE in what once was specialness, and now IS union?"
T26H1 "ALL sickness comes from separation."
T26H1 "When the separation is denied, it goes."
T27C4 "A miracle of healing proves that separation is WITHOUT effect."
T27C10 "What is the separation but a wish to take God's Function from Him and DENY that it is His?"
T27H6 "In separation from your brother was the first attack upon yourself begun."
T28C8 "The separation started with the dream the Father was deprived of His effects, and powerless to keep them, since He was no longer their Creator."
T28C9 "This is the separation's final step, with which salvation, which proceeds to go the OTHER way, begins."
T28C12 "Beginning here, salvation will proceed to change the course of every step in the descent to separation, until all the steps have been retraced, the ladder gone, and ALL the dreaming of the world undone."
T28D1 "For you have barely started to allow your first, uncertain steps to be directed up the ladder separation led you down."
T28D4 "The cause of pain is separation, NOT the body, which is only its EFFECT."
T28D4 "Yet separation is but empty space, enclosing nothing, doing nothing, and as unsubstantial as the vacant place between the ripples that a ship has made in passing by."
T28E9 "The seeds of sickness come from the belief that there is JOY in separation, and its giving up WOULD BE A SACRIFICE."
T28G3 "You send it forth to SEEK for separation and BE separate."
T28H2 "What could CORRECT for separation but its opposite?"
T28H4 "It is NOT used to witness to the dream of separation and disease."
T29A3 "You shared a qualified entente, in which a clause of separation was a point on which you both agreed to keep intact."
T29B1 "Conditional upon the right to separate will you agree to meet from time to time, and keep apart in intervals of separation, which protect you from the "sacrifice" of love."
T29B2 "The body COULD not separate your minds, unless you WANTED it to be a cause of separation and of distance seen between you."
T29F7 "When dreams are SHARED, they lose the function of attack and separation, even though it was for this that every dream was made."
T29G1 "Forgiveness IS your peace, for herein lies the end of separation, and the dream of danger and destruction, sin and death; of madness and of murder, grief and loss."
T30E7 "Here does the dream of separation start to fade and disappear."
T31F2 "If you choose to see the body, you behold a world of separation, unrelated things, and happenings that make no sense at all."
T31G9 "Yet while you hold this sword you MUST perceive the body as YOURSELF, for you are bound to separation from the sight of him who holds the mirror to another view of what HE is, and thus what YOU must be."
W41L1 "Depression is an inevitable consequence of separation."
W54L3 "Even the mad idea of separation had to be shared before it could form the basis of the world I see."
W54L3 "As my thoughts of separation call to the separation thoughts of others, so my real thoughts awaken the real thoughts in them."
W56L5 "In my own mind, behind all my insane thoughts of separation and attack, is the knowledge that all is one forever."
W78L8 "The Holy Spirit leans from him to you, seeing no separation in God's Son."
W79L1 "The problem of separation, which is really the only problem, has already been solved."
W79L4 "The temptation to regard problems as many is the temptation to keep the problem of separation unsolved."
W79L6 "If you could recognize that your only problem is separation, no matter what form it takes, you could accept the answer because you would see its relevance."
W99L5 "Unshaken does the Holy Spirit look on what you see; on sin and pain and death, on grief and separation and on loss."
W110L4 "If you are as God created you, then there has been no separation of your mind from His, no split between your mind and other minds, and only unity within your own."
W124L7 "As we deny our separation from our Father, it is healed along with us."
W125L8 "It is the Word of freedom and of peace, of unity of will and purpose, with no separation nor division in the single Mind of Father and of Son."
W130L4 "All separation, all distinctions, and the multitude of differences you believe make up the world."
W137L2 "It gives the body final power to make separation real and keep the mind in solitary prison, split apart and held in pieces by a solid wall of sickened flesh which it can not surmount."
W137L4 "The separation sickness would impose has never really happened."
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."
W140L1 "When it tries to heal the mind, it sees no separation from the body where it thinks the mind exists."
W140L12 "This is the day when separation ends, and we remember Who we really are."
W158L7 "It sees no separation."
W184L2 "Thus do you think that you have given life in separation."
W184L12 "Every gap is closed, and separation healed."
W240W31 "When the thought of separation has been changed to one of true forgiveness, will the world be seen in quite another light; and one which leads to truth, where all the world must disappear, and all its errors vanish."
W270W62 "Christ is the link that keeps you one with God, and guarantees that separation is no more than an illusion of despair."
W320W113 "Its oneness is forever guaranteed inviolate; forever held within His holy Will, beyond all possibility of harm, of separation, imperfection and of any spot upon its sinlessness."
W330W122 "In fear it stands beyond the Everywhere, apart from All, in separation from the Infinite."
W336L2 ""In quiet may forgiveness wipe away my dreams of separation and of sin."
M3A2 "The instant the idea of separation entered the mind of God's Son, in that same instant was God's Answer given."
M6D1 "To them the separation is quite real."
M13A4 "The teachers of God appear to share the illusion of separation, but because of what they use the body for, they do not believe in the illusion despite appearances."
M17A10 "Rooted in sacrifice and separation, two aspects of one error and no more, he merely chooses to give up all that he never had."
M18A5 "A magic thought, by its mere presence, acknowledges a separation from God."
M18A6 "Accept your separation, but do not remember how it came about."
M20A1 "The thought of separation would have been forever inconceivable."
M22A1 "God does not understand words, for they were made by separated minds to keep them in the illusion of separation."
M23A6 "It is your task to heal the sense of separation that has made him sick."
U5A5 "Only the body makes the world seem real, for being separate it could not remain where separation is impossible."
U7A2 "The Holy Spirit is described throughout the course as giving us the answer to the separation and bringing the plan of the Atonement to us, establishing our particular part in it and showing us exactly what it is."
P3H1 "God does not know of separation."
P3H3 "This, however, needs the help of a very advanced therapist, capable of joining with the patient in a holy relationship in which all sense of separation finally is overcome."
S2C7 "Take nothing else, or you have sought your death, and prayed for separation from your Self."
S2D6 "Forgiveness has been given Him to teach, to save it from destruction and to make the means for separation, sin and death become again the holy gift of love."
S3D1 "Here is the separation shown."
S3D5 "Sickness and separation must be healed by love and union."
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 "Separate"

T1B24C ""Heaven and Earth shall pass away" means that they will not always exist as separate states."
T1B32C "Among the creations of man, it can also separate the true from the false by its ability to perceive totally rather than selectively."
T1B40Z "It DOES NOT mean that I am in any way separate (or different) from you, EXCEPT IN TIME."
T1B40AA "There are still separate parts in the statement, in recognition of the fact that the Father is GREATER."
T2D5 "You cannot separate the truth by giving autonomy to your behavior."
T3F6 "A separate, or divided, mind MUST be confused."
T3F15 "But he WAS right in maintaining that the "parts" of the psyche cannot be correctly perceived either as THINGS or as entirely separate."
T3F16 "But it could NOT entirely separate itself from the Soul, because it is FROM the Soul that it derives its whole power to create."
T3G14 "It is all One, and has no separate parts."
T3G15 "Correct perception of EACH OTHER is necessary ONLY because minds have willed to see themselves AS separate beings."
T3G25 "It has no separate laws of its own."
T3H10 "Souls were given their own true authorship, and men preferred to remain anonymous when they chose to separate themselves FROM their Author."
T4D8 "My role is to separate the true from the false in your own unconscious, so it can break through the barriers the ego has set up and shine into your minds."
T4D11 "You project onto your own idea of yourself the will to separate, which conflicts with the love you also feel for what you have made because you made it."
T4G6 "We have spoken of the ego as if it were a separate thing, acting on its own."
T4G8 "I wanted him to think of himself as a separate consciousness, capable of direct communication with the Creator of that consciousness."
T4G13 "Having done this, it utilizes repression against all truly natural impulses, not because the EGO is a separate thing, but because you want to believe that YOU are."
T4H2 "It is the part that believes your existence means you are SEPARATE."
T4H2 "Everything the ego perceives is a separate whole, without the relationships that imply BEING."
T4H8 "God, who encompasses ALL Being, nevertheless created separate beings who have everything individually, but who want to share it to increase their joy."
T5B6 "He is also described as something separate, apart from the Father and from the Son."
T5F15 "Ideas do not LEAVE the mind which thought them in order to have separate being."
T5F15 "Nor do separate thoughts conflict with one another in space, because they do not occupy space at all."
T5I11 "Do you REALLY believe that you can devise a thought-system which can separate you from His?"
T5I14 "It reflects both the ego's need to separate, and your willingness to side with its separateness."
T6E2 "This enables the ego to regard itself as SEPARATE AND OUTSIDE ITS MAKER, thus speaking for the part of your mind that believes YOU are separate and outside the Mind of God."
T6F9 "The body IS separate, and therefore CANNOT be part of you."
T7C5 "A PERSON conceives of himself as separate, largely because he perceives OF himself as bounded by a body."
T7E7 "Like inspiration, it can be misunderstood as magic, and WILL be whenever it is undertaken as SEPARATE from what already is, and perceived as a means for ESTABLISHING it."
T7E10 "You HAVE forgotten Him, but the Holy Spirit still knows that YOUR forgetting MUST be translated into a way of remembering, and NOT perceived as a SEPARATE ability which OPPOSES AN OPPOSITE."
T7E11 "The ego ALWAYS seeks to divide and separate."
T7F8 "You cannot separate your SELF from YOUR Creator, who created YOU by sharing HIS Being WITH you."
T7G12 "Unless you perceive His Creation truly, you CANNOT know the Creator, because God and His Creation ARE NOT SEPARATE."
T7H10 "If you will to separate YOURSELF from God, that is what you will think others are doing TO you."
T8E8 "It is the power by which you separate or join, and experience pain or joy accordingly."
T8E15 "Alone we can do nothing, but TOGETHER our wills fuse into something whose power is far beyond the power of its separate parts."
T8E16 "By NOT BEING SEPARATE, the Will of God is established IN ours and AS ours."
T8E18 "His Oneness and ours are not separate, because His Oneness ENCOMPASSES ours."
T8F8 "Your will was not created separate from His, and so it wills as HE wills."
T8G12 "Perceiving the body AS A SEPARATE ENTITY cannot BUT foster illness, because it is not true."
T8G13 "To communicate is to join and to attack is to separate."
T8H2 "In perception, the whole is built up of parts, which can separate and reassemble in different constellations."
T8I6 "The ego, which always WEAKENS the will, wants to SEPARATE the body from the mind."
T8I8 "The Bible enjoins you to be perfect, to heal ALL errors, to take no thought of the body AS SEPARATE, and to accomplish all things IN MY NAME."
T9B5 "Atonement is no more separate than love."
T9B5 "It CANNOT be separate, because it COMES from Love."
T9I9 "Your minds are not separate, and God has only one channel for healing, because He has but one Son."
T9I9 "To be aware of this is to heal them, because it is the awareness that no one is separate, and so no one is sick."
T10D8 "Time cannot separate you from God, if you use it on BEHALF of the eternal."
T10F5 "From the beginning, then, its PURPOSE is to be separate, sufficient unto itself, and independent of any power EXCEPT ITS OWN."
T10F10 "YOUR recognition that whatever seems to separate you from God is ONLY fear, regardless of the form it takes, and quite apart from HOW THE EGO WANTS YOU TO EXPERIENCE IT, is therefore the basic ego threat."
T10F14 "The appreciation of wholeness comes ONLY through acceptance, for to analyze MEANS to separate out."
T10H1 "They are still perceptions, because he still believes that he is separate, yet they are eternal, because they are loving."
T10H12 "Christ is the Son of God Who is in no way separate from His Father, Whose EVERY thought is as loving as the Thought of His Father, by which He was created."
T11D9 "For if you could REALLY separate yourselves from the Mind of God, you WOULD die."
T11J1 "For the mind that judges, perceives itself as SEPARATE from the mind being judged, believing that by punishing ANOTHER, IT will escape punishment."
T12E2 "For these figures HAVE NO WITNESSES, being perceived in one SEPARATE mind only."
T12E4 "And so they SEPARATE into their private world, where everything is disordered, and where what is within, appears to be without."
T12F6 "Only the past CAN separate, and IT is nowhere."
T13A2 "Every aspect is whole, and therefore NO ASPECT IS SEPARATE."
T13B2 "He is not separate from either, being in the mind of both, and knowing that Mind is one."
T13C4 "Atonement brings a re-evaluation of EVERYTHING you cherish, for it is the means by which the Holy Spirit can SEPARATE the false and true, which you have accepted into your minds WITHOUT DISTINCTION."
T13E8 "He cannot separate himself from what is IN him."
T13H9 "No thought of God's Son CAN be separate, or isolated in its effects."
T13I2 "For until you do, you will still think that you are separate FROM Him."
T14C5 "He KNOWS you are not separate from God, but He perceives much in your mind that lets you THINK you are."
T14C5 "All this, and nothing else, would He separate FROM you."
T14C7 "But He WILL separate out all that HAS meaning, dropping off all the rest, and offering your true communication to those who would communicate as truly WITH you."
T14D5 "Apart, this fact is lost from sight, for each, in a SEPARATE place, CAN be endowed with firm belief."
T14G13 "Each brings the other WITH it, for it is the law of God that they be not separate."
T15C7 "To learn to separate out this single second, and begin to experience it as timeless, is to begin to experience yourself as NOT separate."
T15F11 "Those who are joined in Christ are in no way separate."
T15I4 "And this universe, being of God, is far beyond the petty sum of all the separate bodies YOU perceive."
T15I12 "And your sight grows weak and dim and limited, for you have attempted to SEPARATE the Father from the Son, and LIMIT their communication."
T15J4 "But when you are willing to regard them, NOT as separate, but as DIFFERENT MANIFESTATIONS OF THE SAME IDEA, and ONE YOU DO NOT WANT, they go together."
T16B5 "And you will think that, by meeting the needs of one, you do NOT jeopardize another, because you keep them SEPARATE, and secret from each other."
T16F11 "An altar is erected IN BETWEEN two separate people, on which each seeks to kill his self, and on his body, raise another self that TAKES HIS POWER FROM ITS DEATH."
T16G2 "To look for it by placing yourself in BONDAGE, is to SEPARATE yourself from it."
T16G4 "On this side of the bridge, you see the world of separate bodies, seeking to join each other in SEPARATE UNIONS, and to become one BY LOSING."
T16G4 "Each would DENY his power, for the SEPARATE union EXCLUDES THE UNIVERSE."
T17D13 "Be not separate from me, and let not the holy purpose of Atonement be lost to you, in dreams of vengeance."
T17F14 "You ARE joined in purpose, but remain still separate and divided on the means."
T17I6 "And demonstrate that you have risen FAR beyond ANY situation that could hold you back, and keep you SEPARATE from Him Whose call you answered."
T18A2 "One would UNITE; the other SEPARATE."
T18B5 "They fuse and merge and separate in shifting and totally meaningless patterns, which need not be judged at all."
T18D6 "No little faltering footsteps that you may take can separate your desire from His Will, and from His STRENGTH."
T18D6 "YOU WILL NOT SEPARATE for I stand with you, and walk with you in your advance to truth."
T18D8 "Time has been re-adjusted to help us do, together, what your separate pasts would hinder."
T18G1 "For God created only this, and He did not depart from it, nor leave it separate from Himself."
T18G2 "YOU HATE YOUR MINDS, for guilt has entered into them, and they would remain separate, which they CANNOT DO."
T18G8 "You SEE yourself as locked in a separate prison, remote and unreachable, incapable of reaching out as being reached."
T18G12 "And BOTH become whole, as NEITHER is perceived as separate."
T18I5 "Each body seems to house a SEPARATE mind, a DISCONNECTED thought, living alone and in no way joined to the Thought by which it was created."
T18I6 "It is not missing; it could not EXIST if it were separate, nor would the whole BE whole without it."
T18I6 "It leads no separate life, because its life IS in the Oneness in which its being was created."
T18J1 "Therefore, it is the tiny part of your self, the little thought that seems split off and separate, that the Holy Spirit needs."
T18J2 "Be you not separate, for the One Who DOES surround it has brought union to you, returning your little offering of darkness to the Eternal Light."
T19B6 "The RESULT of an idea is NEVER separate from its source."
T19B9 "It is HIS Love that joins you, and FOR His Love, you would keep no-one separate from YOURS."
T19B14 "As faithlessness will keep your little kingdoms barren and separate, so will faith help the Holy Spirit prepare the ground for the most holy garden that He would make of it."
T19C4 "Or is it rather an attempt to wrest creation AWAY from truth, and keep it separate?"
T19D13 "For sin would keep you separate, but your Redeemer would have you look upon each other as yourself."
T19E4 "What you would still contain behind your little barrier, and keep SEPARATE from each other, is mightier than the universe."
T19L10 "Let us give redemption to each other, and SHARE in it, that we may rise as one in resurrection, and not SEPARATE in death."
T20D2 "The ego is the self-appointed mediator of ALL relationships, making whatever adjustments it deems necessary, and INTERPOSING them BETWEEN those who would meet, to keep them separate and PREVENT their union."
T20H7 "Either is meaningless WITHOUT the end for which it was intended, nor is it valued as a SEPARATE thing, APART from the intention."
T21C13 "But grant that EVERYTHING that seems to stand BETWEEN you, keeping you from each other and separate from your Father, YOU MADE IN SECRET, and the instant of release has come to you."
T21F4 "Miracles seem unnatural to the ego, because it does not understand how SEPARATE minds can influence each other."
T21F4 "But minds cannot BE separate."
T21G2 "Sin would maintain you MUST be separate."
T21G3 "For ONLY bodies can be separate, and therefore UNREAL."
T21G5 "The body does NOT separate you from your brother."
T21G6 "You tell him, BY your choice, that he is damned; separate from you and from his Father, forever and without a hope of safe return."
T22B8 "So, in each holy relationship, is the ability to communicate INSTEAD of separate reborn."
T22B9 "Where Christ has entered, no-one is alone, for never could He find a home in separate ones."
T22C12 "Here is no SEPARATE will, nor the desire that ANYTHING be separate."
T22D1 "And here do reason and the ego separate, to go their DIFFERENT ways."
T22F3 "God holds your hands, and what can separate whom He has joined as one with Him?"
T22F6 "Not one but rests on the belief that you are separate."
T22G12 "You do not see that this is your attempt, BECAUSE you think the Father and the Son are separate."
T22G12 "And you MUST think that they are separate, BECAUSE OF FEAR."
T22G13 "The only way it COULD be justified is if each one of you were SEPARATE from the other, and all were separate from your Creator."
T22G14 "You would not choose attack on its reality, if it were not ESSENTIAL to attack to see it SEPARATE FROM ITS CREATOR."
T22G17 "What teaches you you CANNOT separate, DENIES the ego."
T23C2 "Like all these principles, this one maintains that each is separate, and has a different set of thoughts which SETS HIM OFF from others."
T23C5 "And THEIR relationship is one of opposition, just as the separate aspects of the Son meet ONLY to conflict, but NOT to join."
T24B8 "Every twinge of malice, or stab of hate, or wish to separate arises here."
T24C11 "Give him but what he has, remembering God gave Himself to BOTH of you in equal love, that both might share the universe with Him Who chose that love could never be divided and kept separate from what it IS and must forever be."
T24C13 "Nothing is sacred here but unto you, and you alone, apart and separate from all your brothers; safe from ALL intrusions of sanity upon illusions; safe from God, and safe for conflict everlasting."
T24D2 "So does it seem to split you off from God, and make you separate from Him as its defender."
T24G2 "Your brother's holiness shows you that God is One with him AND you; that what he has is yours BECAUSE you are not separate from him OR from his Father."
T24G11 "In its eyes, you are a separate universe, with all the power to hold itself complete within itself, with every entry shut against intrusion, and every window barred against the light."
T24H8 "Here, are the means and purpose separate, because they were so made and so perceived."
T25B3 "Perception is a PART of what it is your purpose to behold, for means and end are NEVER separate."
T25B4 "NOT separate, nor with a life apart from His."
T25B4 "And BOTH of you stand there before Him now, to let HIM draw aside the veil that SEEMS to keep you separate and apart."
T25B5 "Since you believe that YOU are separate, Heaven presents itself to you as separate, too."
T25B5 "Christ and His Father NEVER have been separate, and Christ abides within your understanding, in the part of you that SHARES His Father's Will."
T25B5 "The Holy Spirit links the other part, the tiny, mad desire to be separate, different, and special, TO the Christ, to make the Oneness clear to what is REALLY One."
T25B6 "All this takes note of time and place AS IF they were discrete, for while YOU think that part of YOU is separate, the concept of a Oneness JOINED as one is meaningless."
T25B7 "All this can very simply be reduced to this: What is the same can NOT be different, and what is One can NOT have separate parts."
T25C5 "The Holy Spirit is the frame God set around the part of Him that YOU would see as separate."
T25C6 "It is your SEPARATE purpose that OBSCURES the picture, and cherishes the frame INSTEAD of it."
T25C10 "Forgive your brother, and you CANNOT separate yourself from him, nor from his Father."
T25C11 "To each of you is given the power of salvation, that escape from darkness into light be yours to share, that you may see as one what never HAS been separate, nor apart from ALL His Love as given equally."
T25D2 "ONLY because His Son BELIEVES it is, and from His Son's belief He COULD not let Himself be separate entirely."
T25I8 "But vengeance WITHOUT love has GAINED in strength by being separate and apart from love."
T25I11 "Each special function He allots is but for this; that each one learn that love and justice are NOT separate."
T25J6 "Who is there who can be separate from salvation, if its PURPOSE is the end of specialness?"
T26A1 "To see a brother in ANOTHER body, SEPARATE from yours, is the expression of a wish to see a little PART of him, and sacrifice the rest."
T26B2 "And while you see your brother as a body,APART from you and separate in his cell, you are demanding sacrifice of him AND you."
T26B3 "Yet EVERY sacrifice demands that they be separate and without the other."
T26B3 "What witness to the wholeness of God's Son is seen within a world of separate bodies, however much he witnesses to truth?"
T26B7 "Could YOUR function be a task apart and SEPARATE from His Own?"
T26E2 "And what has been forgiven MUST join, for nothing stands BETWEEN, to keep them separate and apart."
T26E2 "The sinless MUST perceive that they are one, for nothing stands between, to push the other off, and in the space which sin left vacant do they JOIN as one, in gladness recognizing what is part of them has NOT been kept apart and separate."
T26H7 "This separating off is symbolized, in your perception, by a body which is clearly separate and a thing apart."
T26H7 "Yet what this symbol REPRESENTS is but your wish to BE apart and separate."
T26H12 "Cause and effect are one, NOT separate."
T26H13 "The miracle is possible when cause and consequence are brought together, NOT kept separate."
T26H14 "What God calls one will be forever one, NOT separate."
T26I1 "This but reflects the little you would keep between YOURSELVES, that you might be a LITTLE separate."
T26I2 "Thus do you think it SAFER to remain a LITTLE careful and a LITTLE watchful of interests perceived as separate."
T26I5 "And, in overlooking THIS, is it protected and kept separate from healing."
T26J1 "Look with loving eyes on him who carries Christ within him, that you may behold His glory, and rejoice that Heaven is NOT separate from you."
T26J7 "Where He dwells His Son dwells with Him, NEVER separate."
T27C12 "Correction YOU would do MUST separate, because that is the function given it BY you."
T27C16 "His SINGLE purpose unifies the halves of you that you perceive as separate."
T27E6 "Here is it possible to separate your wishes FROM the answer, so it can be GIVEN you, and also be RECEIVED."
T27F9 "And their common Answer shows the QUESTIONS could not have been separate."
T27F10 "Infinity cannot be understood by merely counting up the separate parts."
T27H7 "Whatever cause they have is something quite APART from him, and what he sees is SEPARATE from his mind."
T27H8 "Helpless he stands, a victim to a dream conceived and cherished by a SEPARATE mind."
T27I5 "Let us return the dream he gave away unto the dreamer, who perceives the dream as SEPARATE from himself, and done to him."
T27I6 "A timelessness in which is time made real; a Part of God Which can attack Itself; a separate brother as an enemy; a mind WITHIN a body; all are forms of circularity, whose ending starts at its beginning, ending at its cause."
T27I13 "And it is this that has maintained you SEPARATE from the world, and kept your brother SEPARATE from you."
T28C3 "A mind within a body, and a world of other bodies, each with SEPARATE minds, are your "creations," you the "other" mind, creating with effects UNLIKE yourself."
T28C10 "Now are you freed from this much of the dream; the world is neutral, and the bodies which still seem to move about as separate things NEED NOT BE FEARED."
T28D1 "No mind is sick until another mind AGREES that they are separate."
T28D2 "If you WITHHOLD agreement, and accept the part YOU play in making sickness real, the other mind cannot project its guilt without your aid in LETTING it perceive itself as separate and apart from YOU."
T28D2 "Thus is the body NOT perceived as sick by BOTH your minds, from SEPARATE points of view."
T28D2 "Healing is the effect of minds that join, as sickness comes from minds that separate."
T28D2 "The miracle does nothing just because the minds ARE joined, and CANNOT separate."
T28D2 "Yet, in the dreaming, has this been reversed, and separate minds are seen as bodies, which ARE separated, and which cannot JOIN."
T28D5 "Where is the gap BETWEEN the waves, when they have joined, and covered up the space which seemed to keep them separate for a little while?Where"
T28D6 "And what are YOU who live within the world, except a picture of the Son of God in broken pieces, each concealed within a separate and uncertain bit of clay?"
T28E1 "It means that you share NOT his wish to separate, and let him turn illusions on himself."
T28E2 "Thus you separate the dreamer from the dream, and join with ONE, but let the OTHER go."
T28E3 "To join his dreams is thus to meet him NOT, because his dreams would SEPARATE from you."
T28E7 "This holy picture, healed entirely, does He hold out to every separate piece that thinks it is a picture IN ITSELF."
T28H2 "And what is joined cannot BE separate."
T29A3 "SOMETIMES a friend, perhaps, provided that your separate interests made your friendship possible a little while."
T29B1 "The gap between you is NOT one of space between two separate bodies."
T29B1 "This but SEEMS to be dividing off your separate minds."
T29B1 "It is the SYMBOL of a promise, made to meet when you prefer, and separate until you both elect to meet again."
T29B1 "But always is it possible to go your separate ways."
T29B1 "THE BODY SAVES YOU, for it gets away from total "sacrifice," and gives you time in which to build again your separate selves, which you believe DIMINISH as you meet."
T29C2 "The miracle is not a separate thing that happens suddenly, as an effect without a cause, nor is it, in itself, a cause."
T29C4 "He NEEDS your help in giving them to all who walk apart, believing they are separate and alone."
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."
T29I3 "No more a veil can banish what it seems to separate, nor darken by one whit the Light Itself."
T29I4 "This world of idols IS a veil across the Face of Christ BECAUSE its purpose is to separate your brother from yourself."
T29J8 "They are not made to separate the mind from what it thinks."
T30D4 "Creation gives no SEPARATE person and no SEPARATE thing the power to complete the Son of God."
T30D6 "They share the attributes of their creator, nor have they a separate life, apart from him."
T30D6 "And so there ARE no separate parts in what exists within God's Mind."
T30H6 "Look not to separate dreams for meaning."
T30I1 "It is this that MAKES it real, and KEEPS it separate from all appearances."
T31B2 "The leader and the follower emerge as SEPARATE roles, each seeming to possess advantages you would not want to lose."
T31B4 "Hear the one, and you are separate from him, and are lost."
T31D8 "What road in all the world will lead within, when EVERY road was made to separate the journey and the purpose it MUST have, unless it be but futile wandering?"
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."
W19L1 "Thinking and its results are really simultaneous, for cause and effect are never separate."
W28L2 "You see a lot of separate things about you, which really means you are not seeing at all."
W29L1 "It explains why nothing is separate, by itself or in itself."
W70L4 "You have tried to do just the opposite, making every attempt, however distorted and fantastic it might be, to separate healing from the sickness for which it was intended, and thus keep the sickness."
W72L2 "For it is this wish which seems to surround the mind with a body, keeping it separate and alone, and unable to reach other minds except through the body which was made to imprison it."
W72L8 "To see our Self as separate from the body is to end the attack on God's plan for salvation, and to accept it instead."
W81L6 ""Let me not separate my function from my will.""
W83L6 "Some useful forms for specific applications of this idea are: "This cannot separate my happiness from my function.""
W90L6 ""Time cannot separate this problem from its solution.""
W96L6 "Dissociated from its function now, it thinks it is alone and separate, attacked by armies massed against itself, and hiding in the body's frail support."
W99L3 "And yet they are not real because the mind that thinks these thoughts is separate from God."
W100L1 "Salvation must reverse the mad belief in separate thoughts and separate bodies which lead separate lives and go their separate ways."
W100L1 "One function shared by separate minds unites them in one purpose, for each one is equally essential to them all."
W127L1 "It has no separate parts and no degrees; no kinds nor levels, no divergences and no distinctions."
W127L2 "If it could make such distinctions it would have to judge between the righteous and the sinner, and perceive the Son of God in separate parts."
W132L5 "But it is pride that argues you have come into a world quite separate from yourself, impervious to what you think, and quite apart from what you chance to think it is."
W132L12 "What He creates is not apart from Him, and nowhere does the Father end, the Son begin as something separate from Him."
W132L13 "There is no world because it is a thought apart from God, and made to separate the Father and the Son, and break away a part of God Himself and thus destroy His wholeness."
W135L10 "You will not see the mind as separate from bodily conditions."
W135L10 "And you will impose upon the body all the pain that comes from the conception of the mind as limited and fragile, and apart from other minds and separate from its Source."
W136L6 "When parts are wrested from the whole and seen as separate and as wholes within themselves, they become symbols standing for attack upon the whole, successful in effect, and never to be seen as whole again."
W136L7 "Because it proves the body is not separate from you, and so you must be separate from the truth."
W137L1 "For healing is the opposite of all the world's ideas which dwell on sickness and on separate states."
W137L1 "It becomes a door that closes on a separate self, and keeps it isolated and alone."
W137L3 "In sickness must he be apart and separate."
W152L5 "This is the all-inclusiveness which sets the truth apart from falsehood, and the false kept separate from the truth as what it is."
W156L1 "How could you walk the world alone and separate from your Source?"
W159L1 "But here they also separate."
W163L9 "We are not separate from Your Eternal Life."
W167L4 "Death is the thought that you are separate from your Creator."
W167L11 "And in His Thoughts, Which have no opposite, we understand there is one life, and that we share with Him; with all creation, with their thoughts as well, whom He created in a Unity of life which cannot separate in death and leave the Source of Life from where It came."
W170L4 "Yet you attack outside yourself, and separate your mind from him who is to be attacked, with perfect faith the split you made is real."
W184L1 "Each one becomes a separate entity, identified by its own name."
W184L3 "What are these names by which the world becomes a series of discrete events, of things ununified, of bodies kept apart and holding bits of mind as separate awarenesses?"
W184L8 "And thus his unity is twice denied, for you perceive him separate from you, and he accepts this separate name as his."
W187L10 "Not separate from Him Who is our Source; not distant from one brother who is part of our one Self Whose innocence has joined us all as one, we stand in blessedness and give as we received."
W195L6 "We thank our Father for one thing alone; that we are separate from no living thing, and therefore one with Him."
W196L5 "Who could believe his Father is his deadly enemy, separate from him, and waiting to destroy his life and blot him from the universe, without the fear of hell upon his heart?"
W198L7 "This world has many seeming separate haunts where mercy has no meaning, and attack appears as justified."
W220IN26 "No step remains for time to separate from its accomplishment."
W223L1 "I was mistaken when I thought I lived apart from God, a separate entity which moved in isolation, unattached, and housed within a body."
W230W21 "God's Word is given every mind which thinks that it has separate thoughts, and will replace these thoughts of conflict with the Thought of peace."
W260W51 "The body is a fence the Son of God imagines he has built to separate parts of his Self from other parts."
W270W64 "For when forgiveness rests upon the world and peace has come to every Son of God, what could remain to keep things separate, for what remains to see except Christ's face?"
W326L1 "Your plan I follow here, and at the end I know that You will gather Your Effects into the tranquil Heaven of Your Love, where earth will disappear, and separate things unite in glory as the Son of God.""
W328L1 "It seems that we will gain autonomy but by our striving to be separate, and that our independence from the rest of God's creation is the way in which salvation is obtained."
M4A2 "Even at the level of the most casual encounter, it is possible for two people to lose sight of separate interests, if only for a moment."
M4A4 "Using the term in this way, the second level of teaching is a more sustained relationship, in which, for a time, two people enter into a fairly intense teaching-learning situation and then appear to separate."
M6D3 "And this is the function of God's teachers; to see no will as separate from their own, nor theirs as separate from God's."
M9A2 "And in these dreams the mind is separate, different from other minds, with different interests of its own, and able to gratify its needs at the expense of others."
M13A2 "Yet being joined in one purpose, and one they share with God, how could they be separate from each other?"
M13A6 "They recognize that to behold a dream figure as sick and separate is no more real than to regard it as healthy and beautiful."
M18A3 "Attack can enter only if perception of separate goals has entered."
M18A5 "It states, in the clearest form possible, that the mind which thinks it believes it has a separate will that can oppose the Will of God and succeed."
M20A4 "It restores to your awareness the wholeness of the fragments you perceive as broken off and separate."
M20A4 "For separate fragments must decay and die, but wholeness is immortal."
M20A5 "It accepts all evidence that is brought before it, omitting nothing and assessing nothing as separate and apart from all the rest."
M23A6 "A sick person perceives himself as separate from God."
M23A6 "Would you see him as separate from you?"
M24A2 "So has his name become the Name of God, for he no longer sees himself as separate from Him."
M26A2 "These limits are placed out of fear, for without them the walls that surround all the separate places of the world would fall at the holy sound of His Voice."
U2A2 "In this world, because the mind is split, the Sons of God appear to be separate."
U6A2 "The man was an illusion, for he seemed to be a separate being, walking by himself, within a body that appeared to hold his self from Self, as all illusions do."
P2A5 "But he must begin to separate truth from illusion, recognizing that they are not the same, and becoming increasingly willing to see illusions as illusions and to accept the truth as true."
P3C8 "Each one must share one goal with someone else, and in so doing, lose all sense of separate interests."
P4B1 "How could a separate profession be one in which everyone is engaged?"
S1A2 "What God created one must recognize its oneness, and rejoice that what illusions seemed to separate is one forever in the Mind of God."
S1A2 "Prayer now must be the means by which God's Son leaves separate goals and separate interests by, and turns in holy gladness to the truth of union in his Father and himself."
S1E1 "Their separate wishes are their arsenals; their fortresses in hate."
S1E2 "From this Cause only can the Answer come in which are all specifics satisfied; all separate wishes unified in one."
S2C1 "Yet all the forms that it may take have but one goal; their purpose is to separate and make what God created equal, different."
S2C4 "Here the goal is to separate from God the Son He loves, and keep him from his Source."
S3B1 "Do not mistake effect for cause, nor think that sickness is apart and separate from what its cause must be."
S3D1 "Its separate goals become quite clear in this, for it has not removed the curse of sin that lies on it."
S3D4 "For in this oneness is his separate sense dispelled, and it was this that made him sick."
S3E1 "They have chosen holiness, and given up all separate dreams of special attributes through which they can bestow unequal gifts on those less fortunate."
G3A1 "Creator separate from creation was the first illusion, where all gifts of fear were born."

Quotes on "Separated"

T2B43 "Many Souls offered their efforts on behalf of the Separated Ones but they could not withstand the strength of the attack, and had to be brought back."
T2B43 "Angels came, too, but their protection was not enough, because the Separated ones were not interested in peace."
T2B49 "This is the same mistake ALL the Separated ones make, in one way or another."
T2D8 "This condition always entails a separated Mind-willingness."
T3D4 "They do not suffer from the delusions of the Separated ones."
T3F15 "(He would have thought better if he had said "entirely separated.")"
T3G6 "All of these wholly needless complexities are the result of man's attempt to regard himself both as separated and unseparated at the same time."
T3G7 "But, as always occurs when method and content are separated, it has not been utilized for anything but an attempt to escape a fundamental and entirely inescapable impasse."
T3G14 "the parts have NOT separated.)"
T3G17 "Perception IS a separated state, and the perceiver DOES need healing."
T4B13 "You HAVE dreamed of a separated ego, and you HAVE believed in a world which rested upon it."
T5C10 "It is the call to return, with which God blessed the minds of the separated Sons."
T5H1 "The CONTINUING will to remain separated is the only possible reason for continuing guilt feelings."
T6B3 "This is a marked tendency of the separated, who ALWAYS refuse to consider what they have done to THEMSELVES."
T6B13 "Remember that the Holy Spirit is the communication link between God the Father and His separated Sons."
T6C3 "It is solely a device of the ego to make you feel DIFFERENT from your brothers and separated FROM them."
T6G1 "All the separated ones have a basic fear of retaliation and abandonment."
T7B6 "If you, too, see him this way, you are seeing him as if he were ABSENT from the Kingdom or separated FROM it, thus making the Kingdom ITSELF obscure to BOTH OF YOU."
T7E1 "You can see yourselves as separated FROM your meaning only by EXPERIENCING YOURSELF AS UNREAL."
T8E8 "The WILL to unite must be unequivocal, or the will ITSELF is separated or NOT WHOLE."
T8E14 "If you exclude YOURSELF from this union, you are perceiving the Holy Trinity as separated."
T8E15 "Can you be separated from your identification and be at peace?"
T8F11 "We cannot BE separated."
T8F11 "Whom God has joined CANNOT be separated, and God has joined all His Sons WITH HIMSELF."
T8F11 "Can you be separated from your life and your being?"
T8G2 "Being the communication link between God and His separated Sons, He interprets everything YOU have in the light of what HE is."
T8G10 "It becomes ONLY a means by which the part of the mind which you have separated from your Soul can reach beyond its distortions and RETURN to the Soul."
T9E7 "In TIME, the giving comes FIRST, though they are simultaneous in eternity, where they cannot BE separated."
T9K8 "Remember, though, that to do this IS blasphemy, for it means that you are looking without love on God and His Creation, from which He cannot be separated."
T10B4 "To be alone is to be separated from Infinity, but how can this be, if Infinity has no end?"
T11H8 "This leads DIRECTLY to dissociation, for it represents the acceptance of two goals, each perceived IN A DIFFERENT PLACE, separated from each other BECAUSE YOU MADE THEM DIFFERENT."
T12B7 "And you will see that you were redeemed WITH him, and have never been separated FROM him."
T12F6 "THEIR continuity is timeless, and their communication is unbroken, for they are NOT SEPARATED by the past."
T13E6 "Yet His channels of reaching out CANNOT be wholly closed, and separated FROM Him."
T13F3 "And if you have and give and are EVERYTHING, and ALL THIS HAS BEEN DENIED, your thought system is closed off, and wholly separated from the truth."
T14C2 "What is KEPT APART from love CANNOT share its healing power, because it has been separated off, and KEPT IN DARKNESS."
T15B3 "But, because you and ITSELF cannot be separated, and because it cannot conceive of its OWN death, it will pursue you still, BECAUSE YOUR GUILT IS ETERNAL."
T15B7 "There is no fear in the present, when each instant stands clear and separated from the past, without its shadow reaching out into the future."
T15F6 "You have not only SEPARATED them, but have also JUDGED AGAINST BOTH."
T16F16 "For here IS truth, SEPARATED from illusion, and NOT confused with it at all."
T17D4 "What can be used for fantasies of vengeance, and what can be most readily associated with those on whom vengeance is REALLY sought, are centered on, and SEPARATED OFF, as being the only parts OF VALUE."
T18G10 "There IS no barrier between God and His Son, nor can His Son be separated from himself, except in illusion."
T18G10 "God would have had to create DIFFERENTLY, and to have separated HIMSELF from His Son, to make this possible."
T19B1 "And it IS obvious that a segment of the mind CAN see itself as SEPARATED from the Universal Purpose."
T19B2 "Your faithlessness to him has separated you FROM him, and kept you BOTH apart from being healed."
T20H6 "Here are illusions and reality kept SEPARATED."
T21C6 "And thus, without the Will of his Creator, Whose Will cannot BE separated from his own."
T26H11 "Effects are SEPARATED from their source."
T27C15 "For only thus can He keep YOURS preserved intact, DESPITE your separated view of what your function IS."
T27H11 "A brother SEPARATED from yourself, an ancient enemy, a murderer who stalks you in the night and plots your death, yet plans that it be lingering and slow, -"
T28D4 "For it was made to keep you separated in a body which you see as if it were the CAUSE of pain."
T28E6 "His desire to be a sick and separated mind can NOT remain without a witness or a cause."
T28E6 "He has dreamed that he was separated from his brother, who, by sharing NOT his dream, has left the space between them vacant."
T29F6 "And those who serve the lord of death have come to worship in a separated world, each with his tiny spear and rusted sword, to keep his ancient promises to die."
T29H2 "And therefore, BY his coming, he denies the truth about himself, and seeks for something MORE than everything, as if a part of it were separated off, and found where all the REST of it is NOT."
T29I7 "A place of darkness set where all is light, a dismal alcove separated off from what is endless, HAS no place to be."
T30D3 "For sin is the IDEA you are alone, and separated OFF from what is whole."
W13L2 "Recognition of meaninglessness arouses intense anxiety in all the separated ones."
W41L1 "Today's idea will eventually overcome completely the sense of loneliness and abandonment which all the separated ones experience."
W41L2 "The separated ones have invented many "cures" for what they believe to be the "ills of the world.""
W90L5 "That is because I do not yet realize that God has placed the answer together with the problem, so that they cannot be separated by time."
W95L2 "Such is your version of your self; a self divided into many warring parts, separated from God, and tenuously held together by its erratic and capricious maker, to which you pray."
W99L4 "What joins the separated mind and thoughts with Mind and Thought which are forever One?"
W330W121 "The ego is idolatry; the sign of limited and separated self, born in a body, doomed to suffer and to end its life in death."
M1A1 "It seems as if the teacher and the learner are separated, the teacher giving something to the learner rather than to himself."
M3A5 "The demarcations they have drawn between their roles, their minds, their bodies, their needs, their interests, and all the differences they thought separated them from one another, fade and grow dim and disappear."
M5B1 "In fact, perception is learning, because cause and effect are never separated."
U5A5 "And once all guilt is gone what more remains to keep a separated world in place?"
U7A3 "The Holy Spirit is described as the remaining communication link between God and His separated sons."

Quotes on "Separately"

T1B25I "Ask him later if this should be included in the written part of the course at all or whether you should keep these notes separately."
T3C12 "The deductive approach to teaching accepts the generalization which is applicable to ALL single instances, rather than building up the generalization after analyzing numerous single instances separately."
T6F13 "Egos DO join together in temporary allegiance, but always for WHAT EACH ONE CAN GET SEPARATELY."
T12G1 "It has no buildings, and there are no streets where people walk alone and separately."
T14F10 "SEPARATELY, they seem to hold, but PUT THEM TOGETHER, and the system of thought which arises from JOINING them, is incoherent and utterly chaotic."
T15J3 "We who are one, cannot give separately."
T17G1 "Therefore, it is essential, at this point, to use them in each situation separately, until you can more safely look BEYOND each situation, in an understanding far broader than you now possess."
T17G6 "Therefore, it seeks to split off SEGMENTS of the situation and deal with them SEPARATELY."
T17H3 "For you will see that peace and faith will not come separately."
T18I12 "And you will NOT be able to give love welcome separately."
T30H6 "And, looked at SEPARATELY, they HAVE no meaning."
T31B6 "And we go separately along the way unless you keep him safely by your side."
W5L1 "Applying the same idea to each of them separately is the first step in ultimately recognizing they are all the same."
W140L11 "Our only preparation is to let our interfering thoughts be laid aside, not separately, but all of them as one."
M21A1 "Let us consider each of these questions separately, for each reflects a different step along the way."

Quotes on "Separates"

T3H15 "Judgment always imprisons, because it separates segments of reality according to highly unstable scales of desire."
T5I17 "You might also remind him that to whatever extent he separates himself from you, he is separating himself from ME."
T8G3 "The ego SEPARATES through the body."
T22E5 "Either alone will see it as a solid block, nor realize how thin the drapery that separates you now."
T24H12 "It is this that joins them to their like, and separates each from all aspects with a DIFFERENT purpose."
T25B3 "And ALWAYS is it faithful to your purpose, from which it never separates, nor gives the slightest witness unto anything the purpose IN YOUR MIND upholdeth not."
T28E6 "The Holy Spirit is in BOTH your minds, and He IS One, because there is no gap that separates His Oneness from Itself."
T28F2 "Forgiveness SEPARATES the dreamer from the evil dream, and thus releases him."
T28F6 "There IS no gap which separates the truth from dreams and from illusions."
W92L6 "It separates itself from what it sees, while light and strength perceive themselves as one."
W311L1 "It separates what it is being used against, and sets it off as if it were a thing apart."
M23A3 "This thought gives the body autonomy, separates it from the mind, and keeps the idea of attack inviolate."

Quotes on "Separating"

T3C34 "He looked to the past for an EXPLANATION of the present, but he never succeeded in separating the past FROM the present."
T8E8 "It CANNOT be overcome by separating."
T8E16 "By separating your will from mine, you ARE exempting yourself from the Will of God which IS yourself."
T15C7 "Start NOW, to practice your little part in SEPARATING OUT the holy instant."
T16D4 "And the seeming conflict between truth and illusion can ONLY be resolved by SEPARATING YOURSELF FROM THE ILLUSION, and NOT from truth."
T28F1 "Of a splitting OFF and separating FROM?"
T28F1 "And thus is sickness separating OFF the self from good, and KEEPING evil there."
W4L3 "The aim here is to train you in the first steps toward the goal of separating the meaningless from the meaningful."

Quotes on "Separateness"

T4H2 "The ego is thus AGAINST communication, except in so far as it is utilized to ESTABLISH separateness, rather than to abolish it."
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