A collection of A Course in Miracles Quotes
Quotes on "Space"
T1B41B "A miracle has thus the unique property of abolishing time by rendering the space of time it occupies unnecessary."
T1B41AR "This is because he now operates in space, where "up" and "down" are meaningful terms."
T1B41AR "Ultimately, of course, space is as meaningless as time."
T2E56 "In case this be misunderstood as a statement that an enormous amount of time will be necessary between readiness and mastery, I would again remind you that time and space are under My control."
T3A27 "A storage problem is hardly more difficult for me to solve that a space problem, (see comments under special principles for miracle workers.)"
T3B1 "Since it is an illogical, or out-of-pattern time interval, by definition, the ordinary considerations of time and space do not apply."
T3B1A "For example, I do NOT regard time as you and Bill do, and Kolb's space problem is NOT mine."
T3B1A "When YOU perform a miracle, I will arrange both time and space to adjust to it."
T5F15 "Nor do separate thoughts conflict with one another in space, because they do not occupy space at all."
T6C8 "But you might remember that the human eye perceives them as if they DO meet in the distance, which is the same as IN THE FUTURE, if time and space are one dimension."
T11H3 "Every law of time and space, of magnitude and mass, of prediction and control, is transcended, for what the Holy Spirit enables you to do is clearly beyond ALL of them."
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."
T20G11 "This produces what SEEMS to be a wall of flesh AROUND the mind, keeping it prisoner in a tiny spot of space and time, beholden unto death, and given but an instant in which to sigh and grieve and die in honor of its master."
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."
T26E2 "The holy place on which you stand is but the space that sin has left."
T26E4 "And what else NEED there be, to make the space between you disappear?"
T26H7 "They limit you to time and place, and give a little space to you; ANOTHER little space to him."
T26I1 "For time and space are ONE illusion, which takes different forms."
T26I1 "The nearer it is brought to where it IS, the more you think of it in terms of space."
T26I1 "And this space you see as time, because you still believe you are EXTERNAL to each other."
T26I2 "Salvation WOULD wipe out the space you see between you still, and let you INSTANTLY become as one."
T26I3 "If you would keep a little SPACE between you still, you want a little TIME in which forgiveness is withheld a little while."
T26I3 "But SPACE between you is apparent NOW, and cannot BE perceived in future time."
T26I7 "This interval in time, when retribution is perceived to be the form in which the good appears, is but one aspect of the little space that lies between you, unforgiven still."
T26I8 "Look not to time, but to the little space between you still, to be delivered FROM."
T26J5 "What has been blocked is opened; what was held APART from light is given up that light may shine on it, and leave no space nor distance lingering between the light of Heaven and the world."
T27B9 "Into this empty space, from which the GOAL of sin has been removed, is Heaven free to be remembered."
T27B10 "This leaves no space in which a DIFFERENT view, ANOTHER purpose, can be given it."
T27D2 "Symbols which but represent ideas that cannot BE, must stand for empty space and nothingness."
T27D2 "Yet nothingness and empty space can NOT be interference."
T27D3 "Let, then, the empty space it occupies be RECOGNIZED as vacant, and the time devoted to its seeing be perceived as idly spent, a time unoccupied."
T27D4 "An empty space that is NOT seen as filled, an unused interval of time NOT seen as spent and fully occupied, become a silent invitation to the truth to enter, and to make Itself at home."
T27D6 "The picture of your brother GIVEN you to occupy the space so lately left unoccupied and vacant, will not need defense of ANY kind."
T27H6 "The witnesses to sin all stand within ONE little space."
T27H12 "Here is the CAUSE of suffering, the space BETWEEN your dreams and your reality."
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."
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"
T28D5 "God builds the bridge, but only in the space left clean and vacant by the miracle."
T28D8 "For Love has set Its table in the space that seemed to keep your Guests APART from you."
T28E6 "He has dreamed that he was separated from his brother, who, by sharing NOT his dream, has left the space between them vacant."
T28H1 "An empty space, a little gap, would BE a lack."
T28H1 "A space where God is not, a gap between the Father and the Son is NOT the Will of either, who have promised to be One."
T29B1 "The gap between you is NOT one of space between two separate bodies."
T29D2 "No more, perhaps, than just a tiny spark, a space of light created in the dark, where God shines still."
T29D3 "And as you see him shining in the space of light where God abides within the darkness, you will see that God Himself is where his body is."
T31G9 "The veil across the Face of Christ, the fear of God and of salvation, and the love of guilt and death, - they all are different names for just ONE error; that there is a space between you and your brother, kept apart by an illusion of yourself which holds him off from you, and you away from him."
T31G9 "The sword of judgment is the weapon which you give to the illusion of yourself, that it may fight to keep the space that holds your brother off unoccupied by love."
W13L2 "It represents a situation in which God and the ego "challenge" each other as to whose meaning is to be written in the empty space which meaninglessness provides."
W30L4 "Real vision is not only unlimited by space and distance, but it does not depend on the body's eyes at all."
W38L1 "It is beyond every restriction of time, space, distance, and limits of any kind."
W42L2 "Your passage through time and space is not random."
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."
W129L5 "Now is the last step certain; now you stand an instant's space away from timelessness."
W164L8 "Your trifling treasures put away, and leave a clean and open space within your mind where Christ can come, and offer you the treasure of salvation."
W184L1 "By this you designate its special attributes, and set it off from other things by emphasizing space surrounding it."
W184L1 "This space you lay between all things to which you give a different name; all happenings in terms of place and time; all bodies which are greeted with a name."
W184L2 "This space you see as setting off all things from one another is the means by which the world's perception is achieved."
W184L2 "You see something where nothing is, and see as well nothing where there is unity; a space between all things, between all things and you."
W184L4 "And a lack of space, a sense of unity or vision which sees differently become the threats which it must overcome, conflict with and deny."
W184L12 "All names are unified; all space is filled with truth's reflection."
W199L2 "The mind that serves the Holy Spirit is unlimited forever, in all ways, beyond the laws of time and space, unbound by any preconceptions, and with strength and power to do whatever it is asked."
W319L1 "But where there is no arrogance, the truth will come immediately, and fill up the space the ego left unoccupied by his."
M19A3 "Its little space and tiny breath become the measure of reality."
M24A4 "It becomes the shining symbol for the Word of God, so close to What it stands for that the little space between the two is lost the moment that the Name is called to mind."
S1E4 "What time-bound thing can give you more than this, in just the little space that lasts until it crumbles into dust?"
G3A9 "Its time is done, and in the little space it seemed to have is nothingness."
Quotes on "Time"
T1A1 "Only the time you take it is voluntary."
T1A1 "It is just because you are not ready to do what you should elect to do that time exists at all."
T1B13 "It thus abolishes time."
T1B15A "(God created time so that man could use it creatively, and convince himself of his own ability to create."
T1B15A "Time is a teaching device, and a means to an end."
T1B19 "Miracles rest on the law and order of eternity, not of time."
T1B22S "Since only eternity is real, why not use the illusion of time constructively?"
T1B23A "Miracles make time and tide wait for all men."
T1B23C "This process works all the time and in all dimensions of time."
T1B23D "When I can tell her, she will be afraid for a long time, because she will remember many things, consciously or unconsciously, including the Shield report, a lack of love which you cancelled out in advance by a miracle of devotion."
T1B25E "That is why any attempt to describe it in words is usually incomprehensible, even to the writer himself at another time."
T1B30G "While what he (Cacey sic) did came from Me, he could NOT be induced to ask me each time whether I wanted him to perform this PARTICULAR miracle."
T1B30AC "It happens all the time, until the habit of asking becomes involuntary."
T1B37K "NOTE that you managed to fill your scribal role with no interruptions, and were also on time."
T1B37S "I shed many tears over this, but it is by no means the only time I said "Father, forgive them for they know not what they do.""
T1B37W "Internal consistency criteria disregard time, because the focus is on one-time measurements."
T1B37W "Test-retest comparisons are BASED on time intervals, but they disregard direction."
T1B37X "It is possible, of course, to use both, by establishing internal consistency AND stability over time."
T1B37Z "While this (remark) was funny to both of you at the time, you might consider its truer side."
T1B40Z "It DOES NOT mean that I am in any way separate (or different) from you, EXCEPT IN TIME."
T1B40Z "Now, we know that time does not exist."
T1B40AD "In the longitudinal (or horizontal) plane, the true equality of all men in the Sonship appears to involve almost endless time."
T1B40AD "But we know that time is only an artifact introduced as a learning aid."
T1B41A "The miracle is a learning device which lessens the need for time."
T1B41A "The sudden shift from horizontal to vertical perception which the miracle entails introduces an interval from which the doer and the receiver both emerge much farther along in time than they would otherwise have been."
T1B41B "There is NO relation between the time a miracle TAKES and the time it COVERS."
T1B41B "it does not occur predictably across time, and it rarely occurs in comparable forms."
T1B41C "We said before that the miracle abolishes time."
T1B41D "It establishes an out-of-pattern time interval, which is NOT under the usual laws of time."
T1B41D "By collapsing time, it literally saves time, much the way "daylight saving time" does."
T1B41E "The miracle is the only device which man has at his immediate disposal for controlling time."
T1B41E "Only the Revelation TRANSCENDS it, having nothing to do with time at all."
T1B41G "The basic decision of the miracle-minded is NOT to wait on time any longer than is necessary."
T1B41G "Time can waste, as well as be wasted."
T1B41G "The miracle-worker, therefore, accepts the time-control factor of the miracle gladly, because he knows that every collapse of time brings all men closer to the ultimate RELEASE from time, in which the Son and the Father ARE one."
T1B41M "You and Bill DO have special talents which are needed for the Celestial speedup at this time."
T1B41M "But note that the term speed-up is not one which relates to the TRANSCENDING of time."
T1B41N "When time is abolished, and all of the Sons of God have come home, no special agents will be necessary."
T1B41P "(This is the first time that Helen Schucman ever said that she would be honored if there were any notes.)"
T1B41AS "The need to know is not safely under man's control at this time."
T1C8 "The truth is still that the attraction of God is irresistible at ALL levels, and the acceptance of this totally unavoidable truth is only a matter of time."
T2B10 "The three things that crossed your mind, which was comparatively free at the time, are perfectly relevant:"
T2B17 "Together we can then work for the real time of peace, which is Eternal."
T2B39 "You can save a lot of time, however, if you do not need to extend this step unduly."
T2B40 "Papers will be very easy to write as this time is shortened."
T2B48 "In this sense, the Atonement saves time, but, like the miracle which serves it, does not abolish it."
T2B48 "As long as there is need for Atonement, there is need for time."
T2B48 "But the Atonement, as a completed plan, does have a unique relationship TO time."
T2B48 "Until the Atonement is finished, its various phases will proceed IN time, but the whole Atonement stands at its end."
T2B52 "After a while, I decided to give up for the time being, and He said, "don't worry."
T2B53 "(This threw me into panic before, but at that time, it was stated in the more accurate Biblical phrasing: "Be it done unto ME according to HIS Word.")This"
T2B53 "time I was a bit uneasy, but remembered I had misperceived it last time, and was probably still not seeing it right."
T2B68 "The acceptance of the Atonement by everyone is only a matter of time."
T2B68 "In fact, both TIME and MATTER were created for this purpose."
T2B69 "The alternating investment in the two types or levels of perception is usually experienced as conflict for a long time, and can become very acute."
T2C3 "I have been hinting throughout (and once stated very directly, because you were unfearful at the time) that you MUST heal others."
T2C21 "However, as long as time persists, healing remains among the stronger human protections."
T2C21 "Charity is a way of looking at another AS IF he had already gone far beyond his actual accomplishment in time."
T2C21 "The way in which both of these beliefs are stated clearly implies their dependence on time, making it quite apparent that charity lies within the framework of human limitations, though toward the higher levels."
T2C22 "We said before, twice in fact, that only Revelation transcends time."
T2E6 "( I object at this point to the use of plural verb with a properly singular subject - - Helen Schucman - - and remember that last time in a very similar sentence, He said it correctly and I remembered it with real pleasure."
T2E7 "Nobody remains fully aware of it all the time."
T2E7 "However, if he hopes to spare himself from fear, there are some things he must realize, and realize them fully, at least some of the time."
T2E13 "Apparently, there was a reason why this word should have been used last time."
T2E16 "You and Bill, who complain all the time about fear, still persist in creating it most of the time."
T2E16 "I told you last time that you cannot ask ME to release you from it, because I KNOW it does not exist."
T2E20 "You and Bill have been afraid of God, of me, of yourselves, and of practically everyone you know at one time or another."
T2E20 "(We spent a lot of time on this before, but it did not help very much.)"
T2E21 "You and Bill are willing to accept primarily what does NOT change your minds too much, and leaves you free to leave them quite unguarded most of the time."
T2E22 "It is time to consider the whole world of the unconscious, or unwatched mind."
T2E32 "Energy CAN emanate from both Creation AND miscreation, and the particular ratio between them which prevails at a given point in time DOES determine behavior AT that time."
T2E38 "It was a TERRIFIC waste of time, and one in which I hardly care to become engaged myself."
T2E39 "This is because every time I mentioned the Atonement to him, which was quite often, he responded by defending his theory more and more against it."
T2E51 "The purpose of time is essentially a device by which all compromise in this respect can be abolished."
T2E51 "It seems to be abolished by degrees precisely because time itself involves a concept of intervals which do not really exist."
T2F1 "We have frequently noted that the miracle is a device for shortening but not abolishing time."
T2F5 "He can apply it meaningfully, and at any time, to everything he has ever created, and retain in his real memory only what is good."
T2F5 "The purpose of time is solely to "give him time" to achieve this judgment."
T3A2 "B DOES from time to time, but he generally says, "It's probably in the notes," and DOESN'T look it up."
T3A8 "Both of you do this all the time."
T3A15 "Mind-watching would have prevented any of this from occurring, and will do so any time you permit it to."
T3A16 "This was unfortunate, and weakened your own ability to behave healingly toward Bill at the time, and later also toward Louis, both of whom DID act stupidly."
T3A16 "But one stupidity at a time is usually enough."
T3A19 "He would have gotten home MUCH quicker if he had taken time to use time properly."
T3A20 "Her presence there made it necessary each time the door was opened to hold it for a much longer time than was necessary, and you were angry because this made you cold."
T3A20 "If you will remember, the older girl asked you very uncertainly about the bus, and you were well aware at the time of her extreme uncertainty."
T3A24 "YOU had interpreted it that way, and frankly this was pretty clear to me at the time."
T3A24 "But this sort of thing happens all the time."
T3A24 "And before YOU get too self-satisfied, I would remind you that you do it all the time, too."
T3A31 "Bill will continue to experience this need from time to time, until he is willing to realize that there is nothing he needs or wants to escape from."
T3A34 "(Note that you wrote his name as "Jonathan" this time, although previously in these same notes you referred to him as "Louis," intentionally using his real name."
T3A34 "Actually, of course, it does not matter what you call him, but NOTE that you FELT FREE at that time to CHOOSE the name YOU preferred to use."
T3A34 "This time, you were FORCED to call him "Jonathan" because you were ATTACKING him when you took the notes in front of him, and are now falling back on the magical device of "protecting his name.""
T3A36 "Without going into further elaboration, and we could devote many hours to this, lets consider all the time that we had to waste today."
T3A36 "There IS a better use for time, too."
T3A36 "I would have liked to have spent some time on corrections of the past notes, as an important step before reviewing them."
T3A37 "That WAS a gracious offering on his part, and YOU also accepted it with grace at the time."
T3A38 "(These notes did not continue at this time, due to the obvious fact that Helen Schucman was still clearly not in her right mind."
T3A38 "At the time, he was quite sure about this, and he was perfectly right."
T3B7 "It should be noted that the two statements are not in the same order of reality, because the latter involves a time awareness, since memory implies recalling the PAST in the present."
T3B8 "Time is under MY direction, but Timelessness belongs to God alone."
T3B8 "In time, we exist for and with each other."
T3C24 "These emphasize only the enormous waste of time that is involved.)"
T3C37 "When the time comes that this can be corrected to the point of real safety, I assure you it will be accomplished."
T3D2 "This has made everybody really unable to deny truth totally, even if he deceives himself in this connection most of the time."
T3E1 "Helen Schucman also thought later: Every time there is anything unlovable that crosses one's mind (re sex, possession, etc.)"
T3E2 "You had a lot of trouble afterwards with the words (which are essentially irrelevant) partly because you were dissatisfied with yourself at the time, but also because you ARE confused about the difference between perception and cognition."
T3E5 "Since perceptions CHANGE, their dependence on time is obvious."
T3E5 "How you perceive at any given time determines what you DO, and action MUST occur in time."
T3E6 "The "questioning mind" perceives itself in time, and therefore looks for FUTURE answers."
T3E14 "Knowledge preceded both perception and time, and will also ultimately replace (or correct for) them."
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."
T3G8 "When we say "the truth shall set you free," we mean that all this kind of thinking is a waste of time, but that you are free of the need of engaging in it."
T3G36 "At the beginning, since we are still in time, they come together on the basis of inequality of ability and experience."
T3G36 "The teacher (or miracle worker) gives more to those who have less, bringing them closer to equality with him, at the same time gaining for himself."
T3H1 "Evaluation was said at that time to be its obvious prerequisite."
T3I3 "You have both made the error of the psychotherapist we described in some detail before, and it is particularly serious at this time."
T3I6 "It is an order of reality, or a system of thought that is PERFECTLY real in time, though not in Eternity."
T4C22 "This beginning is always associated with physical birth, because nobody maintains that the ego existed before that point in time."
T4E9 "(Helen Schucman doubtful whether this is accurate - written at a time when she was very angry.)"
T4G3 "While he may yet agree that these are merely teaching aids, this is a good time to employ them."
T4I2 "He will help YOU more truly by going, if he can remember all the time he is there that his ONLY reason for being there is to REPRESENT ME."
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."
T5B9 "It came into being with the separation as a protection, and inspired the beginning of the Atonement at the same time."
T5C8 "This alteration of the time sequence should be quite familiar, because it is very similar to the shift in time perception which the miracle introduces."
T5C9 "God Himself keeps it alive by transmitting it from His Mind to yours as long as there is time."
T5C10 "The Atonement and the separation began at the same time."
T5E7 "Delay is of the ego, because time is ITS concept."
T5E7 "Delay is obviously a TIME idea."
T5E7 "Both time AND delay are meaningless in eternity."
T5E7 "So it is with the ego and the soul, and with time and eternity."
T5E8 "Time is a belief of the ego, so the lower mind, which IS the ego's domain, accepts it without question."
T5E8 "The only aspect of time which is really eternal is NOW."
T5E8 "That is what we REALLY mean when we say that now is the only time."
T5E12 "Peace and eternity are as closely related as are time and war."
T5E15 "The Holy Spirit must perceive time and re-interpret into the timeless."
T5E15 "The mind must be led into eternity THROUGH time, because having made time it is capable of perceiving its opposite."
T5F10 "The time is now, because you have let it be now."
T5H1 "We have said this before, but we did not emphasize the destructive results of this decision at that time."
T5H2 "Delay does not matter in eternity, but it IS tragic in time."
T5H2 "You have elected to be in time rather than in eternity, and have therefore changed your belief in your status."
T5H2 "You do NOT belong in time."
T5H3 "Guilt feelings are the PRESERVERS of time."
T5H15 "This is the way in which time is exchanged for eternity."
T5H15 "Infinite patience calls upon infinite Love, and by producing results NOW renders time unnecessary."
T5H16 "To say that time is temporary is merely redundant."
T5H16 "We have repeatedly said that time is a learning device which will be abolished when it is no longer useful."
T5H16 "The Holy Spirit, who speaks for God in time, also knows that time is meaningless."
T5H16 "He reminds you of this in every passing moment of time, because it is His special function to return YOU to eternity and remain to bless YOUR creations there."
T5I6 "First, it recognizes that man CAN be fixated at a point in development which does NOT accord with a point in time."
T5I6 "This clearly could have been a means toward real release from the time belief, had Freud pursued it with an open mind."
T5I14 "His intelligent mis-hearing of "river" as "rivet" showed that, even though he wanted release, he was not able to cope with it at the time."
T5I15 "But the time IS now."
T5I16 "There is time for delay, but there need not be."
T6A2 "EVERYONE teaches, and teaches all the time."
T6B2 "While we emphasized the Resurrection only before, the purpose of the crucifixion and how it actually LED to the Resurrection was not clarified at that time."
T6B17 "But as you read their teachings, remember that I told them myself that there was much they would understand later, because they were NOT wholly ready to follow me at the time."
T6B20 "The power of the Sons of God is operating all the time, because they were created as creators."
T6C10 "The Holy Spirit USES time, but does NOT believe in it."
T6E3 "EVERYONE has called upon Him for help at one time or another, and in one way or another, AND HAS BEEN ANSWERED."
T6E3 "Since the Holy Spirit answers truly, He answers FOR ALL TIME, and that means that EVERYONE HAS THE ANSWER NOW."
T6E7 "The time that was spent on questioning in the dream has given way to the Creation and to its Eternity."
T6F2 "This is an ongoing process, not in time, but in eternity."
T6F15 "Some people remain at this step for a very long time, experiencing VERY acute conflict."
T6G7 "For a time, then, he IS receiving conflicting messages AND ACCEPTING BOTH."
T6G7 "It is interesting that Helen claimed at the time that she had never heard of it and did not understand it."
T7A3 "It creates forever, but NOT in time."
T7B2 "God extends outward beyond limits and beyond time, and you, who are co-creators with Him, extend His Kingdom forever and beyond limit."
T7B4 "It must be understood that the word "first" as applied to Him is NOT a time concept."
T7B4 "Because He DID, time applies neither to Him NOR to what He created."
T7E1 "It does NOT wait in time."
T7F5 "This is co-incidental, because the healer may NOT be experiencing HIMSELF as truly helpful at the time, and the belief that he IS, in the mind of ANOTHER, HELPS HIM."
T7F12 "It literally believes that every time it deprives someone of something IT has increased."
T7G10 "If they cannot coexist in peace, and if you WANT peace, you MUST give up the IDEA of conflict ENTIRELY, and for ALL TIME."
T7I9 "The ego can be completely forgotten at ANY time, because it was always a belief that is totally incredible."
T8F5 "This son of a loving father left his home and thought he squandered everything for nothing of any value, though he did not know its worthlessness at the time."
T8K2 "However, at the same time, if he WERE healed physically, the threat to his thought-system would be considerably MORE fearful to him than its physical EXPRESSION."
T9A2 "He may be making no sense at the time, and it is certain that if he is speaking from the ego, he WILL be making no sense, but your task is still to tell him HE IS RIGHT."
T9B6 "Accept ONLY the function of healing in time, because that is what time is FOR."
T9C9 "The ego literally lives on borrowed time, and ITS days ARE numbered."
T9C9 "Do not fear the last judgment, but welcome it and do not wait, for the ego's time is borrowed from YOUR eternity."
T9E7 "In TIME, the giving comes FIRST, though they are simultaneous in eternity, where they cannot BE separated."
T9E7 "When you have learned that they ARE the same, the need for time is over."
T9E7 "Eternity is ONE time, its ONLY dimension being "always.""
T9H1 "Time and eternity are both in your minds, and WILL conflict, until you perceive time SOLELY as a means to REGAIN eternity."
T9H1 "You must learn that time is solely at YOUR disposal, and that nothing in the world can take this responsibility FROM you."
T9K14 "While this is not true in Eternity, it IS true in time, so that, while time lasts in YOUR minds, there WILL be choices."
T9K14 "Time itself WAS your choice."
T9K14 "If you allow yourselves to become preoccupied with the temporal, you are LIVING IN TIME."
T9K14 "Time and Eternity cannot both be real, because they contradict each other."
T10B5 "Your DENIAL of its reality arrests it in time, but not in Eternity."
T10B6 "Waiting is possible ONLY in time, but time has no meaning."
T10B6 "You who made delay can leave time behind, simply by recognizing that neither beginnings nor endings were created by the Eternal, Who placed no limits on His creation nor upon those who create like Him."
T10B11 "Even in time you cannot live apart from Him, for sleep is not death."
T10D8 "If you will bless him in TIME, you will BE in eternity."
T10D8 "Time cannot separate you from God, if you use it on BEHALF of the eternal."
T10G4 "This is as true now as it will ever be, for the resurrection is the Will of God, Which knows no time and no exceptions."
T11J7 "You are NOT guiltless in time, but IN ETERNITY."
T11J7 "Time seems to go in one direction, but when you reach its end, it will roll up like a long carpet that has spread along the past behind you, and will disappear."
T11J8 "He stands at the end of time, where YOU must be, because He is WITH you."
T11J9 "WHEN he finds it is only a matter of time, and time is but an illusion."
T11J11 "There is no road to travel ON, and no time to travel THROUGH."
T11J11 "For God waits not for His Son in time, being forever unwilling to be without him."
T11J12 "For guilt establishes that you WILL BE punished for what you have done, and thus depends on one-dimensional time, proceeding from past to future."
T11J13 "And immortality is the opposite of time, for time passes away, while immortality is constant."
T11J13 "The future IN TIME is ALWAYS associated with expiation, and ONLY guilt could induce a sense of NEED for expiation."
T12B5 "Most of the time you DISMISS it, BUT YOU DO NOT DISMISS THE EGO'S THOUGHT SYSTEM."
T12D4 "The ego has a very strange notion of time, and it is with this notion that the questioning might well begin."
T12D4 "The ego invests heavily in the past, and in the end, believes that the past is the ONLY aspect of time that is meaningful."
T12D7 "It is evident that the Holy Spirit's perception of time is the exact opposite of the ego's."
T12D7 "And the reason is equally clear, for they perceive the GOAL of time as diametrically opposed."
T12D8 "The Holy Spirit interprets time's PURPOSE as rendering the need for it UNNECESSARY."
T12D8 "Thus does He regard the function of time as temporary, serving only His teaching function, which is temporary by definition."
T12D8 "HIS emphasis is therefore on the ONLY aspect of time which CAN extend to the infinite."
T12D9 "The ego, on the other hand, regards the function of time as one of extending itself IN PLACE of eternity."
T12D9 "For, like the Holy Spirit, the ego interprets the goal of time as its own."
T12D9 "The continuity of past and future, UNDER ITS DIRECTION, is the only purpose it perceives in time, and it closes over the present, so that no gap in the EGO's continuity can occur."
T12D9 "ITS continuity, then, would KEEP you in time, while the Holy Spirit would release you FROM it."
T12D10 "You, too, will interpret the function of time as you interpret yours."
T12D10 "If you accept your function in the world of time AS HEALING, you will emphasize ONLY the aspect of time in which healing can occur."
T12D10 "And time WILL be as you interpret it, for OF ITSELF it IS nothing."
T12F4 "Time can release as well as imprison, depending on whose interpretation of it you use."
T12F4 "You would DESTROY time's continuity by breaking it into past, present, and future, FOR YOUR OWN PURPOSES."
T12F6 "It extends to ALL aspects of consciousness AT THE SAME TIME, and thus enables them to REACH EACH OTHER."
T12F6 "The present is before time WAS, and WILL BE when time is no more."
T12F7 "In this one, still dimension of time, which does not change, and where there is no sight of what you were, you look at Christ, and call His witnesses to shine on you, BECAUSE YOU CALLED THEM FORTH."
T12F8 "Now is the time for salvation, for NOW is the release from time."
T12G2 "You do not really want the world you see, for it has disappointed you since time began."
T12G2 "The roads you made have led you nowhere, and no city that you built has withstood the crumbling assault of time."
T12G7 "For all else you have LENT yourself in time, and it WILL fade."
T12G8 "Love waits on welcome, NOT on time, and the real world is but your welcome of what always was."
T12G11 "In time, He gives you all the things that you need have, and will renew them as long as you have need of them."
T12G11 "Therefore, He has no investment in the things that He supplies, except to make certain that you will NOT use them on behalf of lingering in time."
T12G14 "THIS is the only REAL need to be fulfilled in time."
T12G15 "Healing in time IS needed, for joy cannot establish its eternal reign where sorrow dwells."
T13B2 "His message speaks of timelessness in time, and that is why Christ's vision looks on everything with love."
T13B3 "Everyone seen WITHOUT the past thus brings you nearer to the end of time, by bringing healed and healing sight into the darkness, and ENABLING THE WORLD TO SEE."
T13B6 "And suddenly, time will be over, and we will all unite in the Eternity of God the Father."
T13I1 "The first in time means nothing, but the First in Eternity is God the Father, Who is both First and One."
T14E1 "The making of time, to TAKE THE PLACE of timelessness, lay in the decision to BE NOT as you WERE."
T14E2 "It CANNOT change with time, or mood, or chance."
T14F1 "The reflections that you accept into the mirror of your minds in time, but bring eternity nearer or farther."
T14F2 "But eternity ITSELF is beyond ALL time."
T14F2 "Reach out of time and touch it, with the help of its reflection IN you, and you will turn FROM time to holiness, as surely as the reflection of holiness calls everyone to lay all guilt aside."
T14G11 "He does not see time as you do."
T14G11 "And each miracle He offers you, CORRECTS your use of time, and makes it His."
T15A1 "Can you imagine what it means to have no cares, no worries, no anxieties, but merely to be perfectly calm and quiet all the time?"
T15A1 "Yet that is what time is for; to learn just that, and nothing more."
T15A1 "When this has happened, you will no longer need a teacher, or time in which to learn."
T15A2 "One of the sources of perceived discouragement from which you suffer, is your belief that THIS TAKES TIME, and that the results of the Holy Spirit's teaching are far in the future."
T15A2 "For the Holy Spirit USES time in His OWN way, and is NOT bound to it."
T15A2 "Time is His friend in teaching."
T15A2 "But all the waste that time seems to bring with it, is due but to your identification with the ego, who uses time to support ITS belief in destruction."
T15A2 "The ego, like the Holy Spirit, uses time to convince you of the inevitability of the goal and end of learning."
T15B1 "The ego IS an ally of time, but NOT a friend."
T15B4 "And it is THIS the ego's version of time supports."
T15B4 "The only time the ego allows anyone to look upon, with some amount of equanimity is the PAST."
T15B6 "There is NO ESCAPE from fear, in the ego's use of time."
T15B6 "For time, according to its teaching, is nothing but a teaching device for COMPOUNDING guilt, until it becomes all-encompassing, and demands vengeance forever."
T15B8 "This lesson takes NO time."
T15B8 "For what IS time, WITHOUT a past and future?"
T15B8 "It HAS taken time to misguide you so completely, but it takes no time at all to BE what you ARE."
T15B8 "Begin to practice the Holy Spirit's USE of time, as a teaching aid to happiness and peace."
T15B8 "Take this very instant, NOW, and think of it as ALL THERE IS of time."
T15B8 "From this holy instant, wherein holiness is born, you will go forth in time without fear, and with no sense of change WITH time."
T15B9 "Time is inconceivable without change, and holiness does NOT change."
T15B10 "Could you not give so SHORT a time to the Holy Spirit, for your Salvation?"
T15B11 "They attest to YOUR willingness to BE released, and to offer time to the Holy Spirit, for HIS use of it."
T15B11 "Practice GIVING this blessed instant of freedom to all who are ENSLAVED by time, and thus make time their friend FOR them."
T15B13 "Time is your friend, if you leave it to the Holy Spirit to use."
T15B13 "He Who transcends time FOR you, understands what it is FOR."
T15B13 "Holiness lies not in time, but in Eternity."
T15B13 "His changeless state is BEYOND time, for his purity remains forever beyond attack, and without variability."
T15B13 "Time stands still in his holiness, and changes not."
T15B13 "And so it is no longer time at all."
T15C1 "The Atonement is in time, but not FOR time."
T15C1 "What holds remembrance of God, CANNOT be bound by time."
T15C2 "What can take time, when ALL the obstacles to learning it have been removed?"
T15C2 "Truth is so far beyond time, that ALL of it happens at once."
T15C2 "For as it was created one, so its oneness depends not on time at all."
T15C2 "Be not concerned with time, and fear not the instant of holiness which will remove ALL fear."
T15C2 "It WILL come, being the lesson God gives you, through the Teacher HE has appointed, to translate time to eternity."
T15C3 "His joy is not contained in time."
T15C3 "The blessed instant reaches out to ENCOMPASS time, as God extends Himself to encompass you."
T15D2 "But what you do not realize, each time you choose, is that your choice is your evaluation OF YOURSELF."
T15D3 "There is a deep responsibility you owe yourself, and one which you must learn to remember ALL the time."
T15D5 "Let this question be asked you by the Holy Spirit in you, EVERY time you make a decision."
T15E1 "This course is not beyond IMMEDIATE learning, unless you prefer to believe that WHAT GOD WILLS TAKES TIME."
T15E5 "You can claim the holy instant ANY time and ANYWHERE you want it."
T15E5 "And the extent to which you learn to be willing to ACCEPT me, IS the measure of the time in which the holy instant will be yours."
T15E5 "I call to you to make the holy instant yours AT ONCE, for the release from littleness in the mind of the host of God, depends on willingness, and NOT on time."
T15E6 "The simple reason, stated simply as what it is, is this: The holy instant is a time in which you receive AND GIVE perfect communication."
T15E6 "This means, however, that it is a time in which your mind is OPEN, both to receive AND give."
T15F10 "In time, you have been told to offer miracles as Christ directs, and let the Holy Spirit bring to you those who are seeking you."
T15G5 "But the AWARENESS of changelessness comes swiftly, as the veil of time is pushed aside."
T15I1 "The holy instant does not REPLACE the need for learning, for the Holy Spirit must not leave you as your Teacher, until the holy instant has extended far beyond time."
T15J1 "It IS in your power, IN TIME, to delay the perfect union of the Father and the Son."
T15J1 "Neither time nor season means anything in eternity."
T15J1 "The time of Christ we celebrate TOGETHER."
T15J2 "The holy instant is truly the time of Christ."
T15J3 "The time of Christ is the time appointed for the gift of freedom, offered to everyone."
T15J3 "For it is in your power to make the time of Christ be NOW."
T15K2 "See it not OUTSIDE of yourself, but as shining in the Heaven within, and accept it as the sign the time of Christ has come."
T15K2 "No fear can touch the Host Who cradles God in the time of Christ."
T15K8 "Let no despair darken the joy of Christmas, for the time of Christ is meaningless APART from joy."
T15K8 "Such is the message of the time of Christ, which I give you, that YOU may give it, and return it to the Father, Who gave it to me."
T15K9 "For in the time of Christ, communication with Him is restored, and He joins us in the celebration of His Son's Creation."
T15K10 "This is the week-end in which a new year will be born from the time of Christ."
T16C10 "Is it not time you brought these facts TOGETHER, and made SENSE of them?"
T16E13 "Only in time does interference in God's completion SEEM to be possible."
T16E13 "The bridge that He would carry you across, lifts you FROM time into eternity."
T16E13 "Waken from time, and answer fearlessly the call of Him Who gave eternity to you in your creation."
T16F16 "This year is thus the time to make the EASIEST decision that ever confronted you, and also the ONLY one."
T16G5 "For a time the body is still seen, but NOT exclusively, as it is seen here."
T16G7 "Time is kind, and, if you use it FOR reality, it will keep gentle pace with you, in your transition."
T16G7 "The period of disorientation, which precedes the actual transition, is far shorter than the time it took to fix your minds so firmly on illusions."
T16H7 "For a time, you may attempt to bring illusions INTO the holy instant, to hinder your full awareness of the COMPLETE DIFFERENCE, in ALL respects, between your EXPERIENCE of truth and illusion."
T16H7 "Yet the holy instant IS eternal, and your illusions of time will NOT prevent the timeless from being what it is, nor you from EXPERIENCING it as it is."
T16H9 "In the holy instant, this is done for you IN TIME, to bring to you the true condition of Heaven."
T17C2 "This little step, so small it has escaped your notice, is a stride through time into eternity, and beyond all ugliness, into beauty that will enchant you, and will never cease to cause you wonderment at its perfection."
T17C4 "The perception of the real world will be so short, that you will barely have time to thank God for it."
T17D5 "Time is indeed unkind to the unholy relationship."
T17D5 "For time IS cruel in the ego's hands, as it is kind when used for gentleness."
T17E11 "It is a picture of timelessness, set in a frame of time."
T17E11 "For, as the whole thought-system of the ego lies in ITS gifts, so the whole of Heaven lies in this instant, borrowed from eternity, and set in time for YOU."
T17E14 "The other picture is lightly framed, for time cannot contain eternity."
T17F2 "This invitation is ACCEPTED IMMEDIATELY, and the Holy Spirit wastes no time in introducing the practical results of asking Him to enter."
T17F5 "For the CONTRAST would be obscured, and the ego given time to re-interpret each slow step, according to its liking."
T17F6 "THIS IS THE TIME FOR FAITH."
T17F7 "Have faith in EACH OTHER in what but SEEMS to be a trying time."
T17F12 "The experience of an instant, HOWEVER compelling it may be, is easily forgotten, if you allow time to close over it."
T17F12 "It must be kept shining and gracious, in your AWARENESS of time, but not CONCEALED within it."
T17F13 "You REINFORCE this, every time YOU ATTACK EACH OTHER, for the attack MUST blind you to YOURSELF."
T18B1 "That ONE error, which brought truth to illusion, infinity to time, and life to death, was all you ever made."
T18C3 "No limits on substitution are laid upon you; for a time, it seems as if the world were GIVEN you, to make it what you will."
T18C6 "All your time is spent in dreaming."
T18D8 "Let not time worry you, for all the fear that you experience is really past."
T18D8 "Time has been re-adjusted to help us do, together, what your separate pasts would hinder."
T18F7 "Whichever is saner at the time when threat is perceived, should remember how deep is his indebtedness to the other, and how much gratitude is due him."
T18G14 "Time is not relevant; it can occur with something past, present, or anticipated."
T18H3 "Time controls it entirely."
T18H4 "This course does not attempt to teach more than they learned in time."
T18H4 "But it does aim at SAVING time."
T18H5 "But the means are tedious and very time consuming, for all of them LOOK TO THE FUTURE for release from a state of present unworthiness and inadequacy."
T18H6 "A HOLY RELATIONSHIP IS A MEANS OF SAVING TIME."
T18H7 "Here is the ultimate release that everyone will one day find in his own way, at his own time."
T18H7 "We do not need this time."
T18H7 "Time has been SAVED for you, because you are together."
T18H7 "This is the special means this course is using, to save you time."
T18H8 "Save time for me by only this one preparation, and practice doing NOTHING ELSE."
T18H9 "Here is the quick and open door through which you slip past centuries of effort, and ESCAPE from time."
T18H9 "For here is time denied, and past and future gone."
T18H9 "Who need do nothing has no need for time."
T18K2 "Love is not learned, because there never WAS a time in which you knew it not."
T19B15 "And learn how NOT to interfere with it, and make it slave to time."
T19D5 "In time, the Holy Spirit CLEARLY sees the Son of God can make mistakes."
T19D5 "Yet you do NOT share His recognition of the difference between time and eternity."
T19D5 "And when correction is completed, time IS eternity."
T19D5 "Time is like a downward spiral, that seems to travel down from a long, unbroken line, along another plane, but which in no way BREAKS the line, or interferes with its smooth continuousness."
T19D7 "This One can teach you how to look on time differently, and to see BEYOND it."
T19J9 "The miracle of life is ageless, born in time, but nourished in eternity."
T19L10 "It is almost Easter, the time of Resurrection."
T20B4 "The time of Easter is a time of JOY, and not of mourning."
T20B4 "For Easter is the time of YOUR salvation, along with mine."
T20C6 "Listen and hear this carefully, nor think it but a dream; -- a careless thought to play with, or a toy you would pick up from time to time and then put by."
T20C8 "Your home has called to you since time began, nor have you ever failed entirely to hear."
T20E8 "You may wonder how you can BE at peace when, while you are in time, there is so much that must be done BEFORE the way to peace is open."
T20F1 "Only in time can anything BE lost, but never lost forever."
T20F1 "So do the parts of God's Son gradually join in time, and with each joining is the end of time brought nearer."
T20F2 "Each speaks in time of what is far BEYOND it."
T20F5 "The little breath of eternity that runs through time like golden light is all the same."
T20F6 "You look upon each holy instant as a DIFFERENT point in time."
T20G8 "In that unholy instant time was born, and bodies made to house the mad idea, and give it the ILLUSION of reality."
T20G8 "And so it SEEMED to have a home, that held together for a little while in time, and vanished."
T20G13 "This is no time for sadness."
T20H5 "The unholy instant IS the time of bodies."
T21E4 "This part has seen your brother, and RECOGNIZED him perfectly, since time began."
T21F6 "Nor does the Will of God wait upon time to be accomplished."
T21H10 "It IS the same as are the other three, EXCEPT IN TIME."
T21H13 "Elusive happiness, or happiness in changing forms that shift with time and place, is an illusion that has no meaning."
T21I5 "Here is the future NOW, for time is powerless BECAUSE of your desire for what will NEVER change."
T22A1 "No two can look on sin TOGETHER, for they COULD never see it in the same place and time."
T22B11 "For what is time to what was ALWAYS so?"
T22C3 "But sorrow CAN be turned to joy, for time gives way to the eternal."
T22C3 "But everything in time can CHANGE with time."
T22C8 "For time YOU made, and time you CAN command."
T22C8 "You are no more a slave to time than to the world you made."
T22C12 "How still it rests, in time and yet beyond, immortal yet on earth."
T22C12 "Time waits upon its will, and earth will BE as it would HAVE it be."
T22G6 "No trace of anything in time can long remain in minds that serve the timeless."
T23A5 "Do not let time intrude upon your sight of him."
T24G4 "Until you see the healing of the Son as all you wish to be accomplished by the world, by time, and ALL appearances, you will NOT know the Father OR yourself."
T24G6 "And it is HE they look for everywhere, and find no sight or place or time where He is NOT."
T24G7 "Yet will you choose in countless situations, and through time which seems to have no end, until the truth be your decision."
T24G12 "Now you are merely asked that you pursue another goal with far LESS vigilance, with little effort and with little time, and with the power of God maintaining it, and promising success."
T24H4 "The body, yes, a little; not from time, but temporarily."
T24H6 "This is the state of true creation, found not within time, but in eternity."
T24H7 "A perfect Being, all-encompassing and all-encompassed, nothing to add and nothing taken FROM; not born of size nor weight nor time, nor held to limits or uncertainties of ANY kind."
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."
T25C2 "In NO respect, at ANY time or place, has ANYTHING but fear and guilt been your reward."
T25D6 "For he has come with Heaven's help within him, ready to lead him OUT of darkness into light at ANY time."
T25D6 "The time he chooses can be ANY time, for help is there, awaiting but his choice."
T25D10 "For you MAKE IT NOW, the instant when ALL time becomes a means to reach a goal."
T25E6 "No other place, no other state nor time."
T25F3 "Christ stands before you both, each time you look on one another."
T25G5 "Forgiveness is the ONLY function meaningful in time."
T25G5 "Then is time no more."
T25G5 "But WHILE in time, there is still much to do."
T25G5 "He HAS a special part in time, for so he chose, and choosing it, made it for himself."
T25G7 "In light, you see it is your SPECIAL FUNCTION in the plan to save the Son of God from ALL attack, and let him understand that he is safe, as he has ALWAYS been, and will remain in time and in eternity alike."
T25H8 "The FORM is suited to your special needs, and to the special time and place in which you think you find yourself, and where you can be free of place and time, and ALL that you believe must limit you."
T25H8 "The Son of God can NOT be bound by time or place, or anything God did NOT will."
T26B5 "You sacrifice YOUR innocence with his, and die each time you see in him a sin deserving death."
T26B6 "Born again each instant, untouched by time, and FAR beyond the reach of ANY sacrifice of life OR death."
T26C1 "It WILL recur, and then recur again and yet again, until it has been answered for ALL time, and will not rise again in ANY form."
T26C3 "And yet you COULD not think so, if you saw them vanish one by one, WITHOUT regard to size, complexity, or place and time, or ANY attribute which you perceive that makes each one seem different from the rest."
T26C4 "Each time you keep a problem for YOURSELF to solve, or judge that it is one which HAS no resolution, you have made it great, and past the hope of healing."
T26D2 "It is not a place, and WHEN you reach it is APART from time."
T26D3 "Salvation IS a borderland, where place and time and choice have meaning still, and yet it can be seen that they are temporary, OUT of place, and EVERY choice has been ALREADY made."
T26F1 "There are but TWO directions you can take, while time remains and choice is meaningful."
T26F2 "Nothing is ever lost but time, which, in the end, IS nothing."
T26F3 "Time lasted but an instant in your mind, with NO effect upon eternity."
T26F3 "And so is ALL time past, and everything EXACTLY as it was before the way to nothingness was made."
T26F3 "The tiny tick of time, in which the first mistake was made, and ALL of them within that ONE mistake, held also the Correction for that one, and ALL of them that came within the first."
T26F3 "And in that tiny instant time was gone, for that was all it ever was."
T26F4 "To you who still believe you live in time, and know not it is gone, the Holy Spirit still guides you through the infinitely small and senseless maze you still perceive in time, though it has long since gone."
T26F5 "So VERY long ago, for such a tiny interval of time that not one note in Heaven's song was missed."
T26F5 "Yet, in each unforgiving act or thought, in every judgment, and in all belief in sin is that one instant still called back, as if it could be made again in time."
T26F6 "Forgiveness is the great release from time."
T26F6 "And who can stand upon a distant shore, and dream himself across an ocean, to a place and time that have long since gone by?"
T26F6 "Yet can he still IMAGINE he is elsewhere, and in another time."
T26F7 "And how much can his own delusions about time and place affect a change in where he REALLY is?"
T26F8 "Forget the time of terror that has been so long ago corrected and undone."
T26F8 "Would He allow His Son to lose his way along a road long since a distant memory of a time gone by?"
T26F10 "The shadow voices do not CHANGE the laws of time or of eternity."
T26F11 "The real world is the second part of the hallucination time and death are real, and have existence which can be perceived."
T26F11 "This terrible illusion was denied in but the time it took for God to give His Answer to illusion for ALL time and EVERY circumstance."
T26F11 "Each day, and every minute in each day, and every instant that each minute holds, you but relive the single instant when the time of terror was replaced by Love."
T26F12 "And ALL of time is but the mad belief that what is over is still here and now."
T26H3 "God's Answer is eternal, though It operates in time, where It is needed."
T26H3 "But, because It IS of God, the laws of time do not affect Its workings."
T26I1 "The one remaining problem that you have is that you see an interval between the TIME when you forgive, and will receive the benefits of trust."
T26I1 "If it has been projected BEYOND your minds, you think of it as time."
T26I2 "Unless you so perceive it, you WILL be afraid of it, believing that the risk of loss is great between the time its PURPOSE is made yours, and its EFFECTS will come to you."
T26I3 "Do not project this fear to time, for time is NOT the enemy that you perceive."
T26I3 "Time is as neutral as the body is, except in terms of what you see it FOR."
T26I3 "This makes the interval BETWEEN the time in which forgiveness is withheld and given seem dangerous, with terror justified."
T26I5 "It stands ALREADY there, in present grace, within the only interval of time which sin and fear have overlooked, but which is all there IS to time."
T26I5 "The working out of ALL correction takes no time at all."
T26I5 "Why wait 'til they unfold in time, and fear they may NOT come, although already THERE?"
T26I6 "This is NOT reason, for it is unjust, and clearly hints at punishment until the time of liberation is at hand."
T26I8 "Delay is senseless, and the reason that would maintain effects of PRESENT cause must be delayed until a FUTURE time is merely a denial of the fact that consequence and cause MUST come as one."
T26I8 "And do not let it be DISGUISED as time, and so preserved BECAUSE its form is changed, and what it IS cannot be recognized."
T26J4 "When They come, time's purpose is fulfilled."
T27D5 "It lets the Holy Spirit make EXCHANGE of pictures possible, until the time when aids are meaningless, and learning done."
T27E2 "Thus it MUST be that time is not involved, and every problem can be answered now."
T27F2 "Miracles wait not on time."
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."
T27H9 "Be glad indeed it is, for thus are YOU the ONE decider of your destiny in time."
T27H12 "The little gap you do not even see, the birthplace of illusions and of fear, the time of terror and of ancient hate, the instant of disaster; -- all are here."
T27I1 "In the brief time allotted it to live, it seeks for other bodies as its friends and enemies."
T27I3 "The body's serial adventures, from the time of birth to dying is the theme of every dream the world has ever had."
T27I5 "No-one believes there really was a time when he knew nothing of a body, and could never have conceived this world as real."
T27I6 "Together, we can laugh them BOTH away, and understand that time can NOT intrude upon eternity."
T27I6 "It IS a joke to think that time can come to circumvent eternity, which MEANS there is no time."
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."
T28B2 "But ONLY your desire made the link, and ONLY you have held it to a part of time where guilt appears to linger still."
T28B2 "The Holy Spirit's use of memory is quite APART from time."
T28B3 "And thus do their effects appear to be INCREASED by time, which TOOK AWAY their cause."
T28B4 "Yet time is but another phase of what DOES NOTHING."
T28B4 "Time neither takes away, nor can restore."
T28B6 "It has never changed, because there never was a time in which He did not keep it safely in your mind."
T28B7 "The miracle reminds you of a Cause forever present, perfectly untouched by time and interference."
T28B8 "There WAS no time in which His Son could be condemned for what was causeless, and AGAINST His Will."
T28B9 "It reaches gently from that quiet time, and from the mind it healed in quiet then, to other minds to SHARE its quietness."
T28B9 "Born out of sharing, there can BE no pause in time to cause the miracle delay in hastening to all unquiet minds, and bringing them an instant's stillness, when the memory of God returns to them."
T28B10 "He to Whom time is given offers thanks for every quiet instant given Him."
T28D8 "Here can the lean years enter not, for time waits not upon this feast, which HAS no end."
T28F6 "Truth has left no room for them in ANY place or time."
T28F6 "For It fills every place and every time, and makes them wholly indivisible."
T28G6 "Yet God reminds him of it every time he does not share a promise to be sick, but lets his mind be healed and unified."
T29A1 "There is no time, no place, no state where God is absent."
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."
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."
T29C7 "The body can APPEAR to change with time, with sickness or with health, and with events that seem to alter it."
T29F1 "There is a place in you which time has left, and echoes of eternity are heard."
T29G2 "All things that come and go, the tides, the seasons, and the lives of man; all things that change with time and bloom and fade, will not return."
T29G2 "Where time has set an end is not where the Eternal is."
T29G2 "He will be as he was, and as he is, for time appointed not his destiny, nor sets the hour of his birth and death."
T29G2 "But time waits upon forgiveness, that the things of time may disappear because they have no use."
T29G4 "All other goals are set in time, and change that time might be preserved, EXCEPTING ONE."
T29G4 "Forgiveness does not aim at KEEPING time, but at its ending, when it has no use."
T29G4 "Time can set no end to Its fulfillment, nor Its changelessness."
T29G5 "Nor CAN it be forgot, in such a world, it IS a little while 'til timelessness comes quietly to take the place of time."
T29H1 "For it will fail, and you will weep each time an idol falls."
T29H7 "Save time, my brothers!"
T29H7 "Learn what time is FOR."
T29I6 "This is the anti-Christ; the strange idea there is a power PAST omnipotence, a place BEYOND the infinite, a time transcending the eternal."
T29I6 "Here the world of idols has been set by the idea this power and place and time are given form, and shape the world where the impossible has happened."
T29I6 "Here the deathless come to die; the all-encompassing to suffer loss; the timeless to be made the slaves of time."
T29I7 "Can there be a gap in what is infinite, a place where time can INTERRUPT eternity?"
T29J6 "There is a time when childhood should be passed and gone forever."
T29J7 "Only forgiving dreams can enter here, for time is almost over."
T29J8 "And in these dreams a melody is heard which everyone remembers, though he has not heard it since before all time began."
T29J8 "And where IS time, when dreams of judgment have been put away?"
T30A1 "Each one will help a little, every time it is attempted."
T30B1 "The proper set, adopted consciously each time you wake, will put you well ahead."
T30B3 "Throughout the day, at any time you think of it, and have a quiet moment for reflection, tell yourself again the kind of day you want; the feelings you would have, the things you WANT to happen, and the things you WOULD experience."
T30D6 "For thoughts endure as long as does the mind that thought of them, and in the Mind of God there is no ending, nor a time in which His Thoughts were absent, or could suffer change."
T30D7 "It will ALWAYS be exactly as it was before the time when you forgot, and will be just the same when you remember."
T30D8 "There was no time it was not there."
T30D8 "It is not the distance nor the time which keeps this star invisible to earth."
T30F8 "And when an idol tempts you, think of this; there never was a time an idol brought you ANYTHING except the "gift" of guilt."
T30H1 "For ONLY if its aim could change with every situation could each one be OPEN to interpretation which is different every time you think of it."
T31A6 "CAN it be your little learning, strange in outcome, and incredible in difficulty, will withstand the simple lessons being taught to you in every moment of each day, since time began and learning had been made?"
T31B1 "There is no battle which must be prepared, no time to be expended, and no plans that need be laid for bringing in the new."
T31B2 "And by your wish, you set two choices to be made each time you think you must decide on anything."
T31C1 "Learn this, and learn it well, for it is here delay of happiness is shortened by a span of time you cannot realize."
T31D1 "Thus you think, within the narrow band from birth to death, a little time is given you to use for you alone; a time when everyone conflicts with you, but you can choose which road will lead you out of conflict, and AWAY from difficulties which concern you not."
T31D3 "The roads this world can offer seem to be quite large in number, but the time must come when everyone begins to see how like they are to one another."
T31D3 "And yet this was the time they COULD have learned their greatest lesson."
T31D4 "Make fast your learning NOW, and understand you but waste time unless you go BEYOND what you have learned to what is yet to learn."
T31E1 "And by the time you reach "maturity," you have perfected it to meet the world on equal terms, at one with its demands."
T31E15 "There will be some confusion every time there is a shift, but be you thankful that the learning of the world is loosening its grasp upon your mind."
T31E15 "There will come a time when images have all gone by, and you will see you know not what you are."
T31H11 "For Christ has come to dwell in the abode You set for Him before time was, in calm Eternity."
W1IN13 "It is recommended that each exercise be repeated several times a day, preferably in a different place each time, and if possible in every situation in which you spend any long period of time."
W4L3 "This is a major exercise, and will be repeated from time to time in somewhat different form."
W7L2 "Old ideas about time are very difficult to change, because everything you believe is rooted in time, and depends on your not learning these new ideas about it."
W7L2 "Yet that is precisely why you need new ideas about time."
W7L2 "This first time idea is not really so strange as it may sound at first."
W8L1 "The mind's preoccupation with the past is the cause of the total misconception about time from which your seeing suffers."
W8L1 "Your mind cannot grasp the present, which is the only time there is."
W8L1 "It therefore cannot understand time, and cannot, in fact, understand anything."
W10L2 "This is the second time we have used this kind of idea."
W10L2 "This time, the idea is introduced with "My thoughts" instead of "These thoughts," and no link is made overtly with the things around you."
W10L5 "Today's idea can obviously serve for any thought that distresses you at any time."
W10L5 "It is not recommended that this time period be extended, and it should be reduced to half a minute or even less if you experience discomfort."
W12L2 "Look around you, this time quite slowly."
W12L2 "Try to pace yourself so that the slow shifting of your glance from one thing to another involves a fairly constant time interval."
W12L2 "Do not allow the time of the shift to become markedly longer or shorter, but try, instead, to keep a measured, even tempo throughout."
W12L2 "You teach yourself this as you give whatever your glance rests on equal attention and equal time."
W12L4 "Be sure that you do not alter the time intervals between applying today's idea to what you think is pleasant and what you think is unpleasant."
W13L4 "The exercises for today, which should be done about three or four times, for not more than a minute or so at most each time, are to be practiced in a somewhat different way from the preceding ones."
W15L4 "The idea should be repeated quite slowly each time."
W19L3 "The idea is to be repeated first, and then the mind should be carefully searched for the thoughts it contains at that time."
W19L5 "Apart from the "as needed" application of today's idea, at least three practice periods are required, shortening the length of time involved, if necessary."
W20L1 "There has been virtually no attempt to direct the time for undertaking them, minimal effort has been required, and not even active cooperation and interest have been asked."
W21L1 "This time, however, specific mind-searching periods are necessary in addition to applying the idea to particular situations as they arise."
W22L3 "Look at the world about you at least five times today, for at least a minute each time."
W23L7 "You do not yet recognize this, and you are asked at this time only to treat them as the same in today's practice periods."
W26L5 "A full two minutes should be attempted for each of them, although the time may be reduced to a minute if the discomfort is too great."
W26L6 "You will not be able to use very many for one practice period, because a longer time than usual should be spent with each one."
W27L1 "The purpose of today's exercises is to bring the time when the idea will be wholly true a little nearer."
W27L3 "It is recommended that you set a definite time interval for using the idea when you wake or shortly afterwards, and attempt to adhere to it throughout the day."
W27L3 "It will not be difficult to do this, even if you are engaged in conversation or otherwise occupied at the time."
W31L2 "During that time, look about you slowly while repeating the idea two or three times."
W32L4 "To facilitate this, select a time when few distractions are anticipated, and when you yourself feel reasonably ready."
W34L2 "One in the morning and one in the evening is advised, with an additional one to be undertaken at any time in between which seems most conducive to readiness."
W35L9 "As often as possible during the day, pick up a specific attribute or attributes which you are ascribing to yourself at the time, and apply the idea for today to them, adding the idea to each of them in the form stated above."
W38L5 "From time to time you may want to vary this procedure, and add some relevant thoughts of your own."
W40L3 "Today's exercises take little time and no effort."
W41L7 "From time to time you may repeat today's idea, if you find it helpful."
W41L8 "This exercise can bring very startling results even the first time it is attempted, and sooner or later it is always successful."
W42L2 "This means that you can receive it any time and anywhere, wherever you are and in whatever circumstances you find yourself."
W42L2 "You cannot but be in the right place at the right time."
W42L3 "We will have two three-to-five-minute longer exercise periods today, one as soon as possible after you wake, and another as close as possible to the time you go to sleep."
W42L3 "It is better, however, to wait until you can sit quietly by yourself at a time when you feel ready, than it is to be concerned with the time as such."
W43L4 "The third may be undertaken at the most convenient and suitable time which circumstances and readiness permit."
W43L4 "Then glance around you for a short time, applying today's idea specifically to what you see."
W43L9 "Try today not to allow long periods of time to slip by without remembering today's idea, and thus remembering your function."
W44L4 "A longer time is highly recommended, but only if you find the time merely slipping by with little or no sense of strain."
W44L6 "You might find it helpful to remind yourself from time to time that to reach light is to escape from darkness, whatever you may believe to the contrary."
W44L11 "Throughout the day, repeat the idea often, with eyes open or closed as seems better to you at the time."
W46L7 "They will be needed at any time during the day when you become aware of any kind of negative reaction to anyone, present or not."
W48L2 "You can use it with your eyes open at any time and in any situation."
W50L1 "Here is the answer to every problem that confronts you today and tomorrow and throughout time."
W52L3 "Let me understand that I am trying to use time against God."
W62L3 "Remember that in every attack you call upon your own weakness, while every time you forgive you call upon the strength of Christ in you."
W64L4 "Therefore every time you choose whether or not to fulfill your function, you are really choosing whether to be happy or not."
W65L3 "It gives you the answer to all the searching you have done since time began."
W65L4 "Try, if possible, to undertake the daily extended practice periods at approximately the same time each day."
W65L4 "Try, also, to determine this time today in advance, and then adhere to it as closely as possible."
W65L4 "The purpose of this is to arrange your day so that you have set apart the time for God, as well as for all the trivial purposes and goals you will pursue."
W67L4 "You may find it necessary to repeat the idea for today from time to time, to replace distracting thoughts."
W70L5 "We will follow this practice for a number of lessons, and it would again be well to decide in advance when would be a good time to lay aside for each of them, and adhere to your own decision as closely as possible."
W73L9 "You will succeed today, the time appointed for the release of the Son of God from hell and from all idle wishes."
W75L2 "Today the time of light begins for you and everyone."
W75L7 "From this time forth you will see differently."
W75L7 "And you will see the world that has been promised you since time began, and in which is the end of time ensured."
W75L8 "Remind yourself every quarter of an hour or so that today is a time for special celebration."
W79L3 "There is no time in which you feel completely free of problems, and at peace."
W79L5 "Others remain unsolved under a cloud of denial, and rise to haunt you from time to time, only to be hidden again but still unsolved."
W79L9 "The shorter practice periods for today will not be set by time, but by need."
W90L5 "I seem to have problems only because I am misusing time."
W90L5 "I believe that the problem comes first, and time must elapse before it can be worked out."
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."
W90L6 ""Time cannot separate this problem from its solution.""
W91L5 "Three times today, set aside about 10 minutes for a quiet time in which you try to leave your weakness behind."
W92L10 "After the morning meeting, we will use the day in preparation for the time at night when we will meet again in hope and trust."
W95L5 "Frequent but shorter practice periods have other advantages for you at this time."
W95L5 "In addition to recognizing your difficulties with sustained attention, you must also have noticed that, unless you are reminded of your purpose frequently, you tend to forget about it for long periods of time."
W95L6 "Structure, then, is necessary for you at this time, planned to include frequent reminders of your goal, and regular attempts to reach it."
W95L6 "Regularity in terms of time is not the ideal requirement for the most beneficial form of practice in salvation."
W95L16 "Repeat today's idea as frequently as possible, and understand each time you do so, someone hears the voice of hope, the stirring of the truth within his mind, the gentle rustling of the wings of peace."
W96L2 "Until you have accepted this, you will attempt an endless list of goals you cannot reach; a senseless series of expenditures of time and effort, hopefulness and doubt, each one as futile as the one before, and failing as the next one surely will."
W96L6 "Waste no more time on this."
W96L11 "Every time you spend five minutes of the hour seeking Him Who joins your mind and Self, you offer Him another treasure to be kept for you."
W96L12 "Each time today you tell your frantic mind salvation comes from your One Self, you lay another treasure in your growing store."
W97L3 "Each time you practice, awareness is brought a little nearer at least; sometimes a thousand years or more are saved."
W97L3 "The minutes which you give are multiplied over and over, for the miracle makes use of time, but is not ruled by it."
W97L4 "You are the Spirit in Whose Mind abides the miracle in which all time stands still; the miracle in which a minute spent in using these ideas becomes a time which has no length and which has no end."
W97L6 "And they will increase in healing power each time someone accepts them as his thoughts, and uses them to heal."
W97L9 "Listen for His assurance every time you speak the word He offers you today, and let Him tell your mind that they are true."
W98L3 "They do not doubt their own ability, because they know their function will be filled completely, in the perfect time and place."
W98L5 "Is it not worth five minutes of your time each hour to be able to accept the happiness which God has given you?"
W98L6 "You can exchange a little of your time for peace of mind and certainty of purpose, with the promise of complete success."
W98L6 "And since time has no meaning, you are being asked for nothing in return for everything."
W98L9 "He will be with you each practice period you share with Him, exchanging every instant of the time you offer Him for timelessness and peace."
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 today's idea while you wait for the glad time to come to you again."
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."
W99L5 "It is apart from time in that its Source is timeless."
W99L5 "Yet it operates in time because of your belief that time is real."
W100L9 "And it is Him you answer every time you tell yourself you are essential to God's plan for the salvation of the world."
W104L2 "These are the gifts which we inherited before time was, and which will still be ours when time has passed into eternity."
W105L9 "Spend your five minutes thus with Him each time you can today, but do not think that less is worthless when you cannot give Him more."
W107L2 "Then try to picture what it would be like to have that moment be extended to the end of time and to eternity."
W107L11 "Each time you tell yourself with confidence, "Truth will correct all errors in my mind," you speak for all the world, and Him Who would release the world as He would set you free."
W108L10 "Effect and cause will be far better understood from this time on, and we will make much faster progress now."
W108L10 "Think of the exercises for today as quick advances in your learning, made still faster and more sure each time you say: "To give and to receive are one in truth.""
W109L5 "In timelessness you rest, while time goes by without its touch upon you, for your rest can never change in any way at all."
W109L5 "Take time today to slip away from dreams and into peace."
W109L6 "The world is born again each time you rest, and hourly remember that you came to bring the peace of God into the world, that it might take its rest along with you."
W109L7 "And the time when rest will be the only thing there is comes closer to all worn and tired minds, too weary now to go their way alone."
W109L9 "Time is not the guardian of what we give today."
W109L9 "And we remind them of their resting place each time we tell ourselves: "I rest in God.""
W110L1 "We will repeat today's idea from time to time."
W110L2 "Today's idea is therefore all you need to let complete correction heal your mind and give you perfect vision, which will heal all the mistakes that any mind has made at any time or place."
W110L2 "It is enough to let time be the means for all the world to learn escape from time, and every change which time appears to bring in passing by."
W110R32 "Learning will not be hampered when you miss a practice period because it is impossible at the appointed time."
W110R32 "But learning will be hampered when you skip a practice period because you are unwilling to devote the time to it which you are asked to give."
W110R310 "Repeat it, and allow your mind to rest a little time in silence and in peace."
W122L12 "Now we walk directly into light, and we receive the gifts which have been held in store for us since time began, kept waiting for today."
W124L6 "Their thoughts are timeless, and apart from distance as apart from time."
W124L10 "You will remember then the Thought to which you gave this half an hour, thankfully aware no time was ever better spent."
W125L1 "No peace is possible until His Word is heard around the world; until your mind, in quiet listening, accepts the message which the world must hear to usher in the quiet time of peace."
W125L4 "His Voice would give to you His holy Word to spread across the world the tidings of salvation and the holy time of peace."
W127L6 "If you achieve the faintest glimmering of what love means today, you have advanced in distance without measure and in time beyond the count of years to your release."
W127L7 "Let us together, then, be glad to give some time to God today, and understand there is no better use for time than this."
W128L7 "Your whole perspective on the world will shift by just a little every time you let your mind escape its chains."
W129L2 "It might be worth a little time to think once more about the value of this world."
W129L2 "This is the world of time, where all things end."
W129L3 "Is it loss to find all things you really want and know they have no ending, and they will remain exactly as you want them throughout time?"
W131L6 "Time is the great illusion it is past or in the future."
W131L6 "It is as far removed from time as is a tiny candle from a distant star, or what you chose from what you really want."
W131L8 "He is here because He Wills to be, and what He wills is present now beyond the reach of time."
W131L9 "How could the Son of God make time to take away the Will of God?"
W131L14 "This is a day of gladness, for we come to the appointed time and place where you will find the goal of all your searching here and all the seeking of the world, which end together as you pass beyond the door."
W131L15 "Remember often that today should be a time of special gladness, and refrain from dismal thoughts and meaningless laments."
W131L15 "Salvation's time has come."
W131L15 "Today is set by Heaven Itself to be a time of grace for you and for the world."
W132L2 "The present now remains the only time."
W132L9 "There is no place where you can suffer, and no time that can bring change to your eternal state."
W132L9 "How can a world of time and place exist if you remain as God created you?"
W133L4 "It would be most ungenerous to you to let alternatives be limitless, and thus delay your final choice until you had considered all of them in time, and not been brought so clearly to the place where there is but one choice which must be made."
W133L6 "Time can never take away a value that is real."
W134L14 "Today we practice true forgiveness that the time of joining be no more delayed."
W134L16 "Briefly consider all the evil things you thought of him, and each time ask yourself "Would I condemn myself for doing this?""
W134L17 "The time remaining should be given to experiencing the escape from all the heavy chains you sought to lay upon your brother, which were laid upon yourself."
W135L6 "Defend its life, or give it gifts to make it beautiful or walls to make it safe, and you but say your home is open to the thief of time, corruptible and crumbling, so unsafe it must be guarded with your very life."
W135L16 "Time becomes a future emphasis, to be controlled by learning and experience obtained from past events and previous beliefs."
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 "And it will lead you on in ways appointed for your happiness according to the ancient plan, begun when time was born."
W135L22 "We will anticipate that time today with present confidence, for this is part of what was planned for us."
W135L26 "For this is Easter time in your salvation."
W135L27 "And all the world will take this giant stride, and celebrate your Easter time with you."
W135L27 "Throughout the day, as foolish little things appear to raise defensiveness in you and tempt you to engage in weaving plans, remind yourself this is a special day for learning, and acknowledge it with this: "This is Easter time."
W136L13 "It is this fact which demonstrates that time is an illusion."
W136L13 "The Thoughts of God are quite apart from time."
W136L13 "For time is but another meaningless defense you made against the truth."
W136L18 "The body's health is fully guaranteed because it is not limited by time, by weather or fatigue, by food and drink, or any laws you made it serve before."
W137L11 "Nor does time elapse between the instant they are healed and all the grace of healing it is given them to give."
W137L13 "Is not a little time a small expense to offer for the gift of everything?"
W138L3 "Decision lets one of the conflicting goals become the aim of effort and expenditure of time."
W138L3 "Without decision time is but a waste and effort dissipated."
W138L3 "And time goes by without results."
W138L7 "So we begin today considering the choice that time was made to help us make."
W138L9 "All that is veiled in shadows must be raised to understanding to be judged again, this time with Heaven's help, and all mistakes in judgment which the mind had made before are open to correction as the truth dismisses them as causeless."
W138L12 "As every hour passed, we have declared our choice again in a brief quiet time devoted to maintaining sanity."
W139L7 "And they will come again until the time Atonement is accepted, and they learn it is impossible to doubt yourself and not to be aware of what you are."
W140L11 "We have no need to make them different, and thus delay the time when we can hear our Father speak to us."
W140R41 "Now a review again, this time aware we are preparing for the second part of learning how the truth can be applied."
W140R45 "Begin each day with time devoted to the preparation of your mind to learn what each idea you will review that day can offer you in freedom and in peace."
W140R46 "There is no hurry now, for you are using time for its intended purpose."
W140R47 "Then repeat the two ideas you practice for the day unhurriedly, with time enough to see the gifts which they contain for you, and let them be received where they were meant to be."
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."
W151L14 "We practice wordlessly today, except at the beginning of the time you spend with God."
W153L13 "Now a quiet time has come in which we put away the toys of guilt, and lock our quaint and childish thoughts of sin forever from the pure and holy minds of Heaven's children and the Son of God."
W153L15 "And as distraction ceases to arise to turn us from our purpose, we will find that half an hour is too short a time to spend with God."
W153L18 "In time, with practice, you will never cease to think of Him, and hear His loving Voice guiding your footsteps into quiet ways, where you will walk in true defenselessness, for you will know that Heaven goes with you."
W153L18 "Nor would you keep your mind away from Him a moment, even though your time is spent in offering salvation to the world."
W153L19 "We call upon His strength each time we feel the threat of our defenses undermine our certainty of purpose."
W155L11 "When dreams are over, time has closed the door on all the things that pass and miracles are purposeless, the holy Son of God will make no journeys."
W157L1 "It is a special time of promise in your calendar of days."
W157L1 "It is a time Heaven has set apart to shine upon, and cast a timeless light upon this day when echoes of eternity are heard."
W157L3 "Today it will be given you to feel a touch of Heaven, though you will return to paths of learning, yet you have come far enough along the way to alter time sufficiently to rise above its laws, and walk into eternity a while."
W157L7 "The time will come when you will not return in the same form in which you now appear, for you will have no need of it."
W158L2 "The revelation that the Father and the Son are One will come in time to every mind."
W158L2 "Yet is that time determined by the mind itself, not taught."
W158L3 "The time is set already."
W158L3 "For time but seems to go in one direction."
W158L4 "Time is a trick; a sleight of hand, a vast illusion in which figures come and go as if by magic."
W158L5 "It revealed itself to him at its appointed time."
W158L11 "It matters not when revelation comes, for that is not of time."
W158L11 "Yet time has still one gift to give in which true knowledge is reflected in a way so accurate its image shares its unseen holiness; its likeness shines with its immortal Love."
W162L1 "From time to time we will repeat it, as we reach another stage in learning."
W162L3 "He will save the world because he gives the world what he receives each time he practices the words of truth."
W163L3 "For it will come with certain footsteps when the time has come for its arrival."
W164L1 "What time but now can truth be recognized?"
W164L1 "The present is the only time there is."
W164L1 "He looks past time and sees eternity as represented there."
W164L3 "How quiet is the time you give to spend with Him beyond the world."
W166L11 "He points to all the gifts you have each time the thought of poverty oppresses you, and speaks of His Companionship when you perceive yourself as lonely and afraid."
W167L4 "It is the fixed belief ideas can leave their source, and take on qualities the source does not contain, becoming different from their own origin, apart from it in kind as well as distance, time, and form."
W169L4 "But we have also said the mind determines when that time will be, and has determined it."
W169L6 "It lies beyond salvation; past all thought of time, forgiveness, and the holy Face of Christ."
W169L7 "Yet forgiveness, taught and learned, brings with it the experiences which bear witness that the time the mind itself determined to abandon all but this is now at hand."
W169L8 "He recognized all that time holds and gave it to all minds, that each one might determine, from a point where time has ended, when it is released to revelation and eternity."
W169L9 "Whatever time the mind has set for revelation is entirely irrelevant to what must be a constant state, forever as it always was; forever to remain as it is now."
W169L10 "Now we have work to do, for those in time can speak of things beyond, and listen to words which explain what is to come is past already."
W169L12 "Experience that grace provides will end in time, for grace foreshadows Heaven yet does not replace the thought of time but for a little while."
W170L8 "But it can also be the time of your release from abject slavery."
W170L11 "For you look for the last time upon this bit of carven stone you made, and call it god no longer."
W170L11 "This time you leave it here."
W170R51 "This time we are ready to give more effort and more time to what we undertake."
W170R55 "This review will shorten time immeasurably if we keep in mind that This remains our goal, and as we practice it is This to which we are approaching."
W170R57 "My resurrection comes again each time I lead a brother safely to the place at which the journey ends and is forgot."
W170R57 "I am renewed each time a brother learns there is a way from misery and pain."
W170R57 "I am reborn each time a brother's mind turns to the light in him and looks for me."
W170R58 "Together we devote our time and effort to them."
W170R58 "And as I am made whole, we go together to our ancient home, prepared for us before time was, and kept unchanged by time, immaculate and safe, as it will be at last, when time is done."
W170R510 "Let this review become a time in which we share a new experience for you, yet one as old as time, and older still."
W170R510 "And we remind the world that it is free of all illusion every time we say, "God is but Love, and therefore so am I.""
W170R511 "With this we start and end each period of practice time."
W180L3 "You are not asked for total dedication all the time, as yet."
W181L3 "We do not care about our future goals, and what we saw an instant previous has no concern for us within this interval of time wherein we practice changing our intent."
W181L5 "We enter in the time of practicing with one intent; to look upon the sinlessness within."
W183L2 "Yet some try to put by their suffering in games they play to occupy their time, and keep their sadness from them."
W183L5 "But give Him just a little time to be Himself, within the peace that is His home, resting in silence and in peace and in love."
W183L10 "Christ is reborn as but a little Child each time a wanderer would leave his home."
W183L10 "Go home with Him from time to time today."
W183L11 "Take time today to lay aside your shield which profits nothing, and lay down the spear and sword you raised against an enemy without existence."
W185L1 "If you could but mean them for just an instant, there would be no further sorrow possible for you in any form; in any place or time."
W187L4 "For this will change, and grow unrecognizable in time, however much you try to keep it safe."
W190L4 "The time has come to laugh at such insane ideas."
W190L8 "In pain does fear appear to triumph over love, and time replace eternity and Heaven."
W191L8 "A miracle has lighted up all dark and ancient caverns where the rites of death echoed since time began."
W191L8 "For time has lost its hold upon the world."
W192L8 "He must be sure that he does not escape, and so he spends his time in keeping watch on him."
W192L9 "Every time you feel a stab of anger, realize you hold a sword above your head."
W193L9 "And He would have all tears be wiped away, with none remaining yet unshed, and none but waiting their appointed time to fall."
W193L10 "Time was made for this."
W193L10 "Morning and night devote what time you can to serve its proper aim, and do not let the time be less than meets your deepest need."
W193L12 "Each hour spend a little time today, and in the days to come, in practicing the lesson in forgiveness in the form established for the day."
W193L12 "The chains of time are easily unloosened in this way."
W193L12 "Thus will you remain unbound, in peace eternal in the world of time."
W194L3 "And so each instant given unto God in passing, with the next one given Him already, is a time of your release from sadness, pain, and even death itself."
W194L4 "And so you are not asked to understand the lack of sequence really found in time."
W194L5 "For the past is gone, and what is present, freed from its bequest of grief and misery, of pain and loss, becomes the instant in which time escapes the bondage of illusions where it runs its pitiless, inevitable course."
W194L5 "Then is each instant, which was slave to time, transformed into a holy instant when the light that was kept hidden in God's Son is freed to bless the world."
W195L10 "Our gratitude will pave the way to Him, and shorten our learning time by more than you could ever dream of."
W196L4 "It is not time we need for this."
W196L11 "Now, for an instant, is a murderer perceived within you, eager for your death, intent on plotting punishment for you until the time when it can kill at last."
W196L11 "Yet in this instant is the time as well in which salvation comes."
W198L13 "Now is it time for your deliverance."
W198L13 "The time has come."
W198L13 "The time has come today."
W199L8 "And God Himself extends His Love and happiness each time you say: "I am not a body."
W200L9 "Only if you attempt to wander can there be delay, and needless wasted time on thorny byways."
W200L11 "We are close to home, and draw still nearer every time we say: "There is no peace except the peace of God, And I am glad and thankful it is so.""
W200R61 "Besides the time you give morning and evening, which should not be less than fifteen minutes, and the hourly remembrances you make throughout the day, use the idea as often as you can between them."
W200R63 "And we repeat it every time the hour strikes, or we remember, in between, we have a function that transcends the world we see."
W200R64 "For we attempt this time to reach a quickened pace along a shorter path to the serenity and peace of God."
W200R67 "I place you in His charge, and let Him teach you what to do and say and think each time you turn to Him."
W200R67 "He will not fail to be available to you each time you call to Him to help you."
W204L1 "God's Name reminds me that I am His Son, not slave to time, unbound by laws which rule the world of sick illusions, free in God, forever and forever one with Him."
W220IN23 "We will continue spending time with Him each morning and at night, as long as makes us happy."
W220IN23 "We will not consider time a matter of duration now."
W220IN26 "Now is the time of prophecy fulfilled."
W220IN26 "No step remains for time to separate from its accomplishment."
W220IN29 "His Love has called to us unceasingly since time began."
W220IN212 "From time to time, instructions on a theme of special relevance will intersperse our daily lessons and the periods of wordless, deep experience which should come afterwards."
W230L2 "What was given then must be here now, for my creation was apart from time and still remains beyond all change."
W230W21 "It guarantees that time will have an end, and all the thoughts that have been born in time will end as well."
W230W25 "The song of our rejoicing is the call to all the world that freedom is returned, that time is almost over, and God's Son has but an instant more to wait until his Father is remembered, dreams are done, eternity has shined away the world, and only Heaven now exists at all."
W232L1 "Let every minute be a time in which I dwell with You."
W233L1 "I give You all my acts as well, that I may do Your Will instead of seeking goals which cannot be obtained, and wasting time in vain imaginings."
W234L1 "Today we will anticipate the time when dreams of sin and guilt are gone, and we have reached again the holy place we never left."
W241L1 "It is a time of special celebration."
W241L1 "This is the time of hope for countless millions."
W264L1 "In You time disappears, and place becomes a meaningless belief."
W270L1 "The world forgiven signifies Your Son acknowledges his Father, lets his dreams be brought to truth, and waits expectantly the one remaining instant more of time, which ends forever as Your memory returns to him."
W270W65 "And how long will this holy face be seen, when it is but the symbol that the time for learning now is over, and the goal of the Atonement has been reached at last?"
W270W65 "As we behold His glory, will we know we have no need of learning or perception or of time, or anything except the holy Self, the Christ Whom God created as His Son."
W275L1 "Yet has this day been chosen as the time when we will seek and hear and learn and understand."
W277L1 "He is not slave to any laws of time."
W279L1 "Only in dreams is there a time when he appears to be in prison, and awaits a future freedom if it be at all."
W286L1 "This is the day that has been chosen as the time in which I come to understand the lesson that there is no need that I do anything."
W290W84 "The real world signifies the end of time, for its perception makes time purposeless."
W290W85 "The Holy Spirit has no need of time when it has served His purpose."
W290W85 "Now He waits but that one instant more for God to take His final step, and time has disappeared, taking perception with it as it goes, and leaving but the Truth to be Itself."
W300W93 "The Second Coming is the time in which all minds are given to the hands of Christ, to be returned to Spirit in the Name of true creation and the Will of God."
W300W94 "The Second Coming is the one event in time which time itself can not affect."
W308L1 "I have conceived of time in such a way that I defeat my aim."
W308L1 "If I elect to reach past time to timelessness, I must change my perception of what time is for."
W308L1 "Time's purpose cannot be to keep the past and future one."
W308L1 "The only interval in which I can be saved from time is now."
W308L2 "This instant is the time You have appointed for Your Son's release, and for salvation of the world in him.""
W310L1 "And what I will experience is not of time at all."
W316L1 "His grace is given me in every gift a brother has received throughout all time, and past all time as well."
W317L1 "Until I make this choice, I am the slave of time and human destiny."
W320W111 "There was no time when all that It created was not there."
W320W111 "Nor will there be a time when anything that It created suffers any pain."
W320W111 "Forever and forever are God's Thoughts exactly as They were and as They are, unchanged through time and after time is done."
W320W112 "What God has willed to be forever one will still be one when time is over; and will not be changed throughout the course of time, remaining as it was before the thought of time began."
W340W131 "Thus it stays within time's limits."
W346L1 "And so begins a day I share with You as I will share eternity, for time has stepped aside today."
W346L1 "I do not seek the things of time, and so I will not look upon them."
W346L1 "What I seek today transcends all laws of time and things perceived in time."
W354L1 ""My oneness with the Christ establishes me as Your Son, beyond the reach of time, and wholly free of every law but Yours."
W360FL2 "In the dream of time it seems to be far off."
W360FL6 "And more than that can no one ever have, for in these Words is all there is, and all that there will be throughout all time and in eternity."
W365EP5 "We will be told exactly what God wills for us each time there is a choice to make."
W365EP5 "And so we walk with Him from this time on, and turn to Him for guidance and for peace and right direction."
M1A1 "Further, the act of teaching is regarded as a special activity in which one engages only a relatively small proportion of one's time."
M1A2 "There are only two thought systems, and you demonstrate that you believe one or the other is true all the time."
M2A2 "It goes on all the time everywhere."
M2A2 "But it is all a matter of time."
M2A2 "Their function is to save time."
M2A2 "And each one saves a thousand years of time as the world judges it."
M2A2 "To the Call itself time has no meaning."
M2A3 "It can be taught by actions or thoughts; in words or soundlessly; in any language or in no language; in any place or time or manner."
M2A4 "They merely save time."
M2A4 "Yet it is time alone that winds on wearily, and the world is very tired now."
M2A4 "But time, with its illusions of change and death, wears out the world and all things in it."
M2A4 "Yet time has an ending, and it is this that the teachers of God are appointed to bring about."
M2A4 "For time is in their hands."
M3A1 "Again, it is only a matter of time."
M3A1 "Time waits on his choice, but not whom he will serve."
M3A2 "In order to understand the teaching-learning plan of salvation, it is necessary to grasp the concept of time which the course sets forth."
M3A2 "Further, the plan for this correction was established and completed simultaneously, for the Will of God is entirely apart from time."
M3A2 "In time this happened very long ago."
M3A3 "The world of time is the world of illusion."
M3A3 "Because your will is free you can accept what has already happened at any time you choose, and only then will you realize that it was always there."
M3A4 "Time really, then, goes backward to an instant so ancient that it is beyond all memory and past even the possibility of remembering."
M3A4 "The pupil comes at the right time to the right place."
M3A4 "God's Will in everything but seems to take time in the working-out."
M4A3 "It is difficult to understand that levels of teaching the universal course is a concept as meaningless in reality as is time."
M4A3 "In time, the teacher of God seems to begin to change his mind about the world with a single decision, and then learns more and more about the new direction as he teaches it."
M4A3 "We have covered the illusion of time already, but the illusion of levels of teaching seems to be something different."
M4A4 "Each teaching-learning situation is maximal in the sense that each person involved will learn the most that he can from the other person at that time."
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."
M4A4 "Again, each has learned the most he can at the time."
M4A5 "They may even be quite hostile to each other for some time, and perhaps for life."
M5A1 "Their specialness is, of course, only temporary; set in time as a means of leading out of time."
M5A2 "Nevertheless, in time it can be said that the advanced teachers of God have the following characteristics:"
M5B6 "This is a quiet time, in which the teacher of God rests a while in reasonable peace."
M5B7 "And now he must attain a state that may remain impossible for a long, long time."
M5I1 "All he sees is certain outcome, at a time perhaps unknown as yet, but not in doubt."
M5I1 "The time will be as right as is the answer."
M5I1 "Perhaps it was not understood at the time."
M5I1 "Sure of the ultimate interpretation of all things in time, no outcome already seen or yet to come can cause them fear."
M5J1 "Generally, his faithfulness begins by resting on just some problems, remaining carefully limited for a time."
M7A2 "And what is time before the gifts of God?"
M9A6 "Just as reality is wholly real, apart from size and shape and time and place, for differences cannot exist within it, so too are illusions without distinctions."
M11A1 "Further, even the same person classifies the same action as showing "good" judgment at one time and "bad" judgment at another time."
M11A1 "At any time the student may disagree with what his would-be teacher says about it, and the teacher himself is inconsistent in what he believes they are."
M11A6 "All of the loneliness and sense of loss; of passing time and growing hopelessness; of sickening despair and fear of death; all these have come of it."
M12A2 "This time, ask yourself whether your judgment or the Word of God is more likely to be true."
M14A5 "And so he seeks it in a thousand ways and in a thousand places, each time believing it is there and each time disappointed in the end."
M15A3 "But time stands still, and waits on the goals of God's teachers."
M16A1 "Time pauses as eternity comes near, and silence lies across the world that everyone may hear this judgment of the Son of God: "Holy are you, eternal, free and whole, At peace forever in the Heart of God."
M16A2 "One instant out of time can bring time's end."
M17A2 "Yet there are obvious advantages in terms of saving time if the need for this can be avoided."
M17A3 "At the beginning it is wise to think in terms of time."
M17A3 "The saving of time is an essential early emphasis which, although it remains important throughout the learning process, becomes less and less emphasized."
M17A3 "At the outset, we can safely say that time devoted to starting the day right does indeed save time."
M17A3 "How much time should be so spent?"
M17A4 "If this is so, let him but remember that he chooses to spend time with God as soon as possible, and let him do so."
M17A4 "Perhaps the one generalization that can be made is this; as soon as possible after waking take your quiet time, continuing a minute or two after you begin to find it difficult."
M17A4 "If not, that is the time to stop."
M17A5 "Perhaps your quiet time should be fairly early in the evening, if it is not feasible for you to take it just before going to sleep."
M17A5 "If possible, however, just before sleeping is a desirable time to devote to God."
M17A5 "If it is expedient to spend this time earlier, at least be sure that you do not forget a brief period,- not more than a moment will do,- in which you close your eyes and think of God."
M17A7 "How simply and how easily does time slip by for the teacher of God who has accepted His protection!"
M17A8 "How can he do this, particularly during the time when his mind is occupied with external things?"
M17A8 "He must be sure success is not of him, but will be given him at any time, in any place and circumstance he calls for it."
M20A2 "Yet even these, whose splendor reaches indescribable heights as one proceeds, fall short indeed of all that awaits one when the pathway ceases and time ends with it."
M23A2 "The progress of the teacher of God may be slow or rapid, depending on whether he recognizes the Atonement's inclusiveness or for a time excludes some problem areas from it."
M24A7 "Would God leave anyone without a very present help in time of trouble; a Savior who can symbolize Himself?"
M25A4 "He should both learn and teach that theoretical issues but waste time, draining it away from its appointed purpose."
M25A6 "There is no other time."
M27A2 "The time will come when this is understood."
M27A3 "It can, perhaps, be won after much devotion and dedication, and then be maintained for most of the time on earth."
M29A4 "All living hearts are tranquil, with a stir of deep anticipation, for the time of everlasting things is now at hand."
M30A1 "While it is called a manual for teachers, it must be remembered that only time divides teacher and pupil, so that the difference is temporary by definition."
M30A7 "God does not wait, for waiting implies time and He is timeless."
M30A8 "You are the Son He loves, And it is given you to be the means Through which His Voice is heard around the world To close all things of time, to end the sight Of all things visible; and to undo All things that change."
U2A5 "Here time and illusions end together."
U4A6 "But illusions shift from place to place; from time to time."
U5A1 "Some things will last in time a little while longer than others."
U5A1 "But the time will come when all things visible will have an end."
U5A3 "But for the time it lasts it comes to heal."
U5A4 "Where destruction was perceived the face of Christ appears, and in that instant is the world forgot, with time forever ended as the world spins into nothingness from where it came."
U5A5 "For place has gone as well, along with time."
U5A7 "And here They join, for here the face of Christ has shone away time's final instant, and now is the last perception of the world without a purpose and without a cause."
U6A1 "But they have names which differ for a time, for time needs symbols, being itself unreal."
U7A5 "And you will be with him when time is over, and no trace remains of dreams of spite in which you dance to death's thin melody."
U8A3 "Long ago the end was written in the stars and set into the Heavens with a shining Ray that held it safe within eternity and through all time as well."
P2A5 "Psychotherapy can only save him time."
P2A5 "The Holy Spirit uses time as He thinks best, and He is never wrong."
P2A5 "Psychotherapy under His direction is one of the means He uses to save time, and to prepare additional teachers for His work."
P3C1 "Relationships are still the Temple of the Holy Spirit, and they will be made perfect in time and restored to Eternity."
P3E6 "They must overcome all limits perceived in the self, at the same time making a new self-concept into which they cannot return."
P3F7 "In time no effort can be made in vain."
P4B6 "But only little time is saved and the new dreams will lose their temporary appeal and turn to dreams of fear, which is the content of all dreams."
P4B7 "There are some in this world who have come very close, but they have not accepted the gift entirely in order to stay and let their understanding remain on earth until the closing of time."
P4B8 "Yet well before he reaches this in time he can go toward it."
P4B9 "The professional therapist has one advantage that can save enormous time if it is properly used."
P4B10 "Except in time."
P4B10 "In time there can be a great lag between the offering and the acceptance of healing."
P4B10 "Yet it can be but an illusion, because time does not exist and the Will of God has always been exactly as it is."
S1A1 "The Love They share is what all prayer will be throughout eternity, when time is done."
S1A1 "For such it was before time seemed to be."
S1A2 "To you who are in time a little while, prayer takes the form that best will suit your need."
S1B5 "Prayer is a stepping aside; a letting go; a quiet time of listening and loving."
S1D4 "Nor can it be without some pain, and a glimpse of the merciful nature of this step may for some time be followed by a deep retreat into fear."
S1E4 "You have a newborn-chance each time you pray."
S1F4 "The lawns are deep and still, for here the place appointed for the time when you should come has waited long for you."
S1F4 "Here will time end forever."
S3C4 "If there has been true healing, this can be the form in which death comes when it is time to rest a while from labor gladly done and gladly ended."
S3C7 "At last the gate of Heaven opens and God's Son is free to enter in the home that stands ready to welcome him, and was prepared before time was and still but waits for him."
S3E2 "Time remains only to let the last embrace of prayer rest on the earth an instant, as the world is shined away."
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."
S3E9 "Creation leans across the bars of time to lift the heavy burden from the world."
G1A4 "How fearful it must be to see yourself as maker of reality and truth, the lord of destiny and time's domain, and arbiter appointed for the world."
G1A6 "I came to speak in time of timelessness."
G1A8 "In peace I come, and urge you now to make an end to time and step into eternity with me."
G1A8 "There will not be a change that eyes can see, nor will you disappear from things of time."
G3A6 "My call to you is that you offer help from all the dreams the holy Son of God imagines, from the time that first of dreams was given false reality until all dreaming ends forever."
G3A6 "Time can have no sway upon you, nor can any laws of earth have power over you."
G3A8 "Let the dream of time be given its appointed end, and let God's Son have mercy on himself."
G3A10 "How beautiful are you who stand beside me at the gate, and call with me that everyone may come and step aside from time."
G5A2 "He loves you as a father loves his son, without whom would his self be incomplete, whose immortality completes his own, for in him is the chain of love complete - a golden circle that will never end, a song that will be sung throughout all time and afterwards, and always will remain the deathless sound of loving and of love."
Quotes on "Space-Time"
T1B41AR "The concept is really one of space-time BELIEF."
T2B45 "The Atonement was built into the space-time belief in order to set a limit on the need for the belief, and ultimately to make learning complete."
T2C21 "Like all aspects of the space-time belief, healing ability is temporary."
T3E3 "It is an attribute of the space-time belief, and is therefore subject to fear or love."
Quotes on "Past"
T1B13 "It undoes the past in the present, and thus releases the future."
T1B25G "(Tell Bill that your propensity for Revelations, which is very great, is the result of a high level of past communion."
T1B41AB "Help her straighten out her past errors by contributing to your welfare now."
T1B41AD "Helen Schucman question re: past memories."
T1B41AT "(Specific question raised by WT re sex under existing conditions) (Helen Schucman raised previous question about the past, which has just been answered.)"
T2B11 "It is alright to remember the past, PROVIDED you also remember that ANYTHING you suffer is because of YOUR OWN ERRORS."
T2B47 "The Atonement is the device by which he can free himself from the past as he goes ahead."
T2B47 "It UNDOES his past errors, thus making it unnecessary for him to keep retracing his steps without advancing toward his return."
T2B70 "Perfectly aware of the RIGHT defense, it passes over all others, looking past error to truth."
T2E37 "This entails a full realization of the basic fact that, although man has miscreated in a very real sense, he need neither continue to do so, nor to suffer from his past errors in this respect."
T2E38 "The ONLY way is to STOP MISCREATING NOW, and accept the Atonement for miscreations of the past."
T3C8 "It is a real misperception of truth, by which man assigns his own evil past to God."
T3C8 "The "evil conscience" from the past has nothing to do with God."
T3C34 "He looked to the past for an EXPLANATION of the present, but he never succeeded in separating the past FROM the present."
T3C34 "The past, in itself, does not have the ability to do this."
T3C35 "Because of his failure to accept his own perfect freedom FROM the past, Cayce could not really perceive others as similarly free."
T4B3 "Bill may claim (and has certainly done so in the past) that the PROFESSORSHIP was thrust upon him."
T4C1 "There is no point in giving an historical answer, because the past does not matter in human terms, and history would not exist if the same errors were not being repeated in the present."
T4C3 "If it can occur that way in the present, why should he be surprised that it occurred that way in the past?"
T4C7 "Why are you surprised that something happened in the dim past, when it is so clearly happening right now?"
T5E16 "He is your guide to salvation, because he holds the remembrance of things past and to come."
T5F8 "You CANNOT cancel out your past errors alone."
T5F17 "All your past, except its beauty, is gone, and nothing is left except a blessing."
T5G14 "The purpose of the Atonement is to save the past in PURIFIED form only."
T5H3 "They induce fears of FUTURE retaliation or abandonment, and thus ensure that the future will remain like the past."
T5I6 "As a result, he overlooked NOW entirely, and merely saw the continuity of past and future."
T7D5 "The Holy Spirit has taken very diversified areas of YOUR past learning, and has applied them to a UNIFIED curriculum."
T8B2 "Your past learning MUST have taught you the wrong things, simply because it has not made you happy."
T11I4 "It is no more past than future, being forever always."
T11J7 "You HAVE "sinned" IN THE PAST, but there IS no past."
T11J12 "You can hold on to the past ONLY through guilt."
T11J12 "Guilt, then, is a way of holding past and future in your minds, to ensure the ego's continuity."
T11J13 "Accepting the Atonement teaches you WHAT IMMORTALITY IS, for by accepting your guiltlessness, you learn that the past has never been, and so the future is needless."
T12D3 "And even the PAST life, which death might indicate, could only have been futile if it must come to this, and NEEDS this to prove that it WAS."
T12D4 "You will remember that we said its emphasis on guilt enables it to ensure its continuity, by MAKING THE FUTURE LIKE THE PAST, and thus AVOIDING the present."
T12D4 "By the notion of PAYING FOR the past in the future, the past becomes the DETERMINER of the future, making THEM continuous, WITHOUT an intervening present."
T12D4 "For the ego uses the present ONLY as a brief transition TO the future, in which it brings the past TO the future, BY INTERPRETING THE PRESENT IN PAST TERMS."
T12D5 "The present merely reminds it of PAST hurts, and it reacts to the present AS IF it were past."
T12D5 "For the ego cannot tolerate RELEASE from the past, and though it is no more, the ego tries to preserve its IMAGE by responding as if it were present."
T12D5 "Thus, it dictates reactions to those you meet NOW from a PAST reference point, obscuring their PRESENT reality."
T12D5 "And you will receive messages from them out of your OWN past because, by making it real in the present, you are forbidding yourself to LET IT GO."
T12D6 "The shadowy figures from the past are precisely what you must ESCAPE."
T12D6 "They carry the spots of pain in your minds, directing you to attack in the present, in retaliation for a past that is no more."
T12D6 "For unless you learn that PAST pain is delusional, you are choosing a future of delusions, and losing the endless opportunities which you COULD find for release in the present."
T12D6 "For the ego would PRESERVE your nightmares, and PREVENT you from awaking, and understanding that THEY are past."
T12D7 "Would you RECOGNIZE a holy encounter, if you are merely perceiving it as a meeting with your OWN past?"
T12D7 "The ego teaches that you always encounter your PAST, and because your dreams WERE not holy, the future CANNOT be, and the present is without meaning."
T12D8 "And it is in the REALITY of now, without past OR future, that the beginning of the appreciation of eternity lies."
T12D10 "For healing CANNOT be accomplished in the past, and MUST be accomplished in the present to RELEASE the future."
T12D10 "THIS interpretation ties the future to the present, and EXTENDS THE PRESENT, rather than the past."
T12D10 "But if you interpret your function as DESTRUCTION, you will lose sight of the present, and hold on to the past TO ENSURE A DESTRUCTIVE FUTURE."
T12E2 "Each one peoples his world with figures from his INDIVIDUAL past, and it is because of this that private worlds DO differ."
T12F1 "His past has NO reality in the present, and you CANNOT see it."
T12F1 "Your past reactions TO him are also NOT THERE, and if it is to these that you react NOW, you see but an image of him that you made and cherish INSTEAD of him."
T12F1 "If you remember the PAST as you look upon him, you will be unable to perceive the reality that is NOW."
T12F2 "You consider it "natural" to use your PAST experience as the reference point from which to JUDGE the present."
T12F2 "When you have learned to look upon everyone with NO REFERENCE AT ALL to the past, either his OR yours as you perceived it, you will be able to learn FROM WHAT YOU SEE NOW."
T12F2 "For the past can cast no shadow to darken the present, UNLESS YOU ARE AFRAID OF LIGHT."
T12F3 "The Christ revealed to you NOW has no past, for He is changeless."
T12F3 "To be born again is to let the PAST go, and LOOK WITHOUT CONDEMNATION UPON THE PRESENT."
T12F3 "For the cloud which obscures God's Son to you IS the past, and if you would have it past AND GONE, you must NOT SEE IT NOW."
T12F4 "Past, present, and future are not continuous, UNLESS YOU FORCE CONTINUITY ON THEM."
T12F4 "You would anticipate the future on the basis of your PAST experience and plan for it accordingly."
T12F4 "And by so doing, you are ALIGNING past and future, and not allowing the miracles, which could intervene BETWEEN them, to free you to be born again."
T12F5 "The miracle enables you to see your brother WITHOUT his past, and so perceive him as born again."
T12F5 "His errors ARE all past, and by perceiving him WITHOUT them, you are RELEASING him."
T12F5 "And since his past is yours, you SHARE in this release."
T12F5 "Let no dark cloud out of YOUR past obscure him from you, for truth lies ONLY in the present, and you WILL find it if you seek it there."
T12F5 "Your past was made in anger, and if you use it to ATTACK the present you will NOT SEE the freedom that the present holds."
T12F6 "THEIR continuity is timeless, and their communication is unbroken, for they are NOT SEPARATED by the past."
T12F6 "Only the past CAN separate, and IT is nowhere."
T12F7 "The present offers you your brothers in the light that would unite you WITH them, and free YOU from the past."
T12F7 "Would you, then, hold the past AGAINST them?"
T12F13 "Continuous WITH his Father, he has no past APART from Him."
T12G4 "He lives within you in the quiet present, and waits for you to leave the past behind, and enter into the world He holds out to you in love."
T12G7 "The peace of God passeth your understanding ONLY in the past."
T13A1 "All therapy is release from the past."
T13A1 "HE TEACHES THAT THE PAST DOES NOT EXIST, a fact which belongs to the sphere of knowledge, and which therefore NO-ONE IN THE WORLD KNOWS."
T13C1 "The guilty ALWAYS condemn, and HAVING done so, they WILL condemn, linking the future to the past, as is the ego's law."
T13C1 "Between the future and the past, the laws of God must intervene, if you would free yourselves."
T13C3 "You WILL accept your treasure, and if you place your faith in the past, the future WILL be like it."
T13C4 "You do NOT believe the Son of God is guiltless, because you see the past, and see HIM not."
T13C4 "You could as easily have FREED him from the past, and lifted from his mind the cloud of guilt that binds him TO it."
T13D4 "When you maintain that YOU are guilty, but the source LIES IN THE PAST, you are NOT looking inward."
T13D4 "The past is NOT in you."
T13D4 "Can you EXPECT to use your brothers as a means to solve the past, and still to see them as they really ARE?"
T13D4 "You wanted not salvation in the past."
T13D5 "Use no relationship to hold you to the past, but with each one, each day, be born again."
T13D5 "A minute, even less, will be enough to free you from the past, and give your mind in peace over to the Atonement."
T13D8 "Look THROUGH the cloud of guilt that dims your vision, and look PAST darkness, to the holy place where you will see the light."
T13D16 "The war, the guilt, the past, are gone as one, into the unreality from whence they came."
T13G8 "All this lies in the Holy Spirit's plan to free you from the past, and open up the way to freedom FOR you."
T14E1 "Thus, truth was made past, and the present was dedicated to illusion."
T14E1 "And the past, too, was changed, and INTERPOSED between what ALWAYS was, and NOW."
T14E1 "The past that YOU remember NEVER was, and represents only denial of what ALWAYS was."
T14G3 "Atonement teaches you how to escape forever from everything that you have taught yourselves in the past, by showing you ONLY what you ARE NOW."
T14G3 "Learning is therefore IN THE PAST, but its influence DETERMINES the present, by giving it whatever meaning it holds for you."
T14G3 "Nothing you have ever learned can help you understand the present, or teach you how to undo the past."
T14G3 "Your past IS what you have taught yourselves."
T14G7 "And I will not use my own past learning as the light to guide me now.""
T14G10 "For the past binds HIM not, and therefore binds not you."
T14G11 "He Who has freed you from the past, would teach you, you ARE free of it."
T15B5 "For underneath its fanatical insistence that the past and future be the same, is hidden a far more insidious threat to peace."
T15B7 "Fear is NOT of the present, but ONLY of the past and future, which do not exist."
T15B7 "There is no fear in the present, when each instant stands clear and separated from the past, without its shadow reaching out into the future."
T15B7 "Each instant is a clean, untarnished birth, in which the Son of God emerges FROM the past, into the present."
T15B8 "Nothing can reach you here, out of the past, and it is here that you are COMPLETELY absolved, COMPLETELY free, and WHOLLY without condemnation."
T15C2 "In the blessed instant, you will let go ALL your past learning, and the Holy Spirit will quickly offer you the WHOLE lesson of peace."
T15E1 "For beyond the past and future, in which you will NOT find it, it stands in shimmering readiness for your acceptance."
T15F1 "Judgment ALWAYS rests on the past, for PAST experience is the basis on which you judge."
T15F1 "Judgment becomes impossible without the past, for WITHOUT it you do NOT understand anything."
T15F2 "The past is the EGO's chief learning device, for it is in the past that you learned to define your OWN needs, and acquired methods for meeting them ON YOUR OWN TERMS."
T15F3 "The past HAS taught you this."
T15F8 "Without the values from the past you WOULD see them all the same, and LIKE YOURSELF."
T15F9 "The holy instant PARALLELS His knowing, by bringing ALL perception OUT of the past, thus removing the frame of reference you have built, by which to JUDGE your brothers."
T15F9 "For in the holy instant, FREE of the past, you see that LOVE IS IN YOU, and you HAVE no need to look WITHOUT, and snatch it guiltily from where you THOUGHT it was."
T15G8 "There is NO exclusion in the holy instant, because the past is gone, and, with it, goes the whole basis FOR exclusion."
T16A3 "All you have learned of empathy IS FROM THE PAST."
T16A3 "And there is NOTHING from the past that you would share, for there is nothing there that YOU WOULD KEEP."
T16A4 "Do NOT use empathy to MAKE THE PAST REAL, and so perpetuate it."
T16A4 "Focus your mind only on this: "I am not alone, and I would not intrude the past upon my Guest."
T16H1 "It is impossible to let the past go, WITHOUT relinquishing the special relationship."
T16H1 "For the special relationship is an attempt to RE-ENACT the past, AND CHANGE IT."
T16H1 "Imagined slights, remembered pain, past disappointments, perceived injustices and deprivations, all enter into the special relationship, which becomes a way in which you seek to restore your wounded SELF-esteem."
T16H1 "What basis would you have for choosing a special partner, WITHOUT the past?"
T16H1 "EVERY such choice is made because of something "evil" in the past, TO WHICH YOU CLING, and for which must SOMEONE ELSE "atone.""
T16H2 "The special relationship TAKES VENGEANCE ON THE PAST."
T16H2 "By seeking to remove suffering IN THE PAST, it OVERLOOKS the present, in its preoccupation with the past, and its TOTAL COMMITMENT to it."
T16H2 "Shades of the past envelop it, and make it what it is."
T16H2 "How can you change the past, EXCEPT in fantasy?"
T16H2 "And who can give you what you think THE PAST deprived you of?"
T16H2 "The past is nothing."
T16H2 "Do not seek to lay the blame for deprivation on it, for the past IS GONE."
T16H3 "And it must also be that this purpose COULD NOT BE FULFILLED IN THE PRESENT, but ONLY in the past."
T16H3 "Do not underestimate the intensity of the ego's drive for vengeance on the past."
T16H4 "For the ego holds the past AGAINST YOU, and, in your ESCAPE from it, it sees ITSELF deprived of the vengeance it believes that you so justly merit."
T16H4 "Yet, without your ALLIANCE in your own destruction, the ego could not hold you to the past."
T16H4 "The past is gone; seek not to preserve it in the special relationship, which binds you to it, and would teach you that SALVATION is past, and that you must RETURN to the past, to FIND salvation."
T16H4 "There is NO fantasy that does not contain the dream of retribution for the past."
T16H6 "The holy instant is the OPPOSITE of the ego's fixed belief in salvation through vengeance for the past."
T16H6 "In the holy instant, it is ACCEPTED that the past is gone, and WITH its passing, the drive for vengeance HAS BEEN uprooted, and has disappeared."
T16H9 "Their reality HAS no past, and ONLY illusions can BE forgiven."
T17C6 "For forgiveness literally TRANSFORMS vision, and lets you see the real world, reaching quietly and gently across chaos, and removing all illusions that had twisted your perception, and fixed it on the past."
T17D1 "To forgive is merely to remember ONLY the LOVING thoughts you gave in the past, and those that were given you."
T17D3 "And why whatever reminds you of your PAST grievances, no matter how distorted the associations by which you ARRIVE at the remembrance may be, ATTRACTS you, and seems to you to go by the name of love."
T17D7 "If all but loving thoughts have been forgotten, what remains IS eternal, and the TRANSFORMED past is made LIKE THE PRESENT."
T17D7 "No longer does the past CONFLICT with now."
T17D8 "That is why Atonement centers ON THE PAST, which is the SOURCE of separation, and where it must be undone."
T17D10 "Give the past to Him Who can change YOUR mind about it, FOR you."
T17D10 "But first, be SURE you fully realize what YOU have made the past to REPRESENT, and why."
T17D11 "In brief, the past is NOW your justification for entering into a continuing, unholy alliance with the ego AGAINST THE PRESENT."
T17D11 "Yet the frame of reference to which the present is REFERRED for meaning, is an ILLUSION of the past, in which those elements which FIT the purpose of the unholy alliance are retained and ALL THE REST LET GO."
T17D11 "And what is thus let go, is all the truth the past could ever OFFER to the present, as witnesses for ITS reality, while what is KEPT, but witnesses to the reality of dreams."
T17G3 "Not only is your judgment IN THE PAST, but you have no idea what SHOULD have happened."
T17H6 "Yet, for all its might, so great it reaches past the stars and to the universe that lies beyond them, your little faithlessness can make IT useless, if you would use the faithlessness instead."
T17H6 "It is not HIS past but YOURS, you hold against him."
T17H8 "And EVERY situation was thus MADE FREE of the past, which WOULD have made it purposeLESS."
T18D8 "You have gone PAST fear, for no two minds can JOIN in the desire for love without love's joining THEM."
T18D9 "And from this light will the Great Rays extend back into darkness and forward unto God, to shine away the past and so make room for His Eternal Presence, in which everything is radiant in the light."
T18E9 "And that is WHY the past has gone."
T18H3 "Only its past and future make it seem real."
T18H3 "Its whole attraction is imaginary, and therefore MUST be thought of from the past, or in the future."
T18H4 "It is impossible to accept the holy instant WITHOUT RESERVATION unless, JUST FOR AN INSTANT, you are willing to see no past or future."
T18J9 "Let your Guide TEACH you their UNsubstantial nature, as He leads you PAST them."
T19B8 "By faith, you OFFER the gift of freedom from the past, which you have RECEIVED."
T19B8 "You freely choose to OVERLOOK his errors, looking PAST all barriers between your self and his, and seeing them AS ONE."
T19B10 "Faith sees him only NOW, because it looks not to the past to judge him, but would see in him ONLY what it would see in YOU."
T19C8 "This is his past, his present, and his future."
T19D14 "But peace will gently cover them, extending past, COMPLETELY unhindered."
T19F1 "As love must look past fear, so must fear see love not."
T19G6 "Can it be difficult for us to walk past barriers together, when you have JOINED the Limitless?"
T19I2 "They but walk past, and it is gone."
T20C6 "You have the vision to look past ALL illusions."
T20C10 "This is the way to Heaven and to the peace of Easter, in which we join in glad awareness that the Son of God is risen from the past, and has awakened to the present."
T20C11 "And by the hands that GAVE it to each other, shall both of you be led past fear to Love."
T20F6 "The past takes nothing FROM it, and the future will ADD no more."
T20G13 "Idolatry is past and meaningless."
T21B6 "Beyond the body, beyond the sun and stars, past EVERYTHING you see and yet somehow familiar, is an arc of golden light that stretches, as you look, into a great and shining circle."
T21D12 "But, in their seeing, they look PAST it, as do you."
T21E3 "Your faith is moving inward, PAST insanity, and on to reason."
T21F9 "And you HAVE gone past this."
T22D5 "And they were made to look on error, and NOT see past it."
T22F5 "Can the illusion of immovability be long defended for what is quietly PAST THROUGH, and GONE BEYOND?"
T22G7 "What form of suffering could BLOCK your sight, preventing you from seeing PAST it?"
T23E8 "It is their past, their present, and their future."
T24G9 "Futility of function not fulfilled will haunt you while your brother lies asleep, 'til what has been assigned to you is done, and he is risen from the past."
T24H6 "Not 'til you go PAST learning to the Given; not 'til you make again a holy home for YOUR creations is it understood."
T25B4 "Its radiance shines through each body that It looks upon, and brushes ALL its darkness into light merely by looking PAST it TO the Light."
T25C1 "The ONLY value that the past can hold is that you learn it gave you NO rewards that you would WANT to keep, for only thus will you be WILLING to relinquish it, and have it gone forever."
T25C4 "Its past HAS failed."
T26D3 "They are brought together, and only ONE continues past the gate where Oneness is."
T26E1 "And what is charity WITHIN the world gives way to simple justice past the gate that opens into Heaven."
T26F4 "You think you live in what is past."
T26F5 "Only in the past, - an ancient past, too short to make a world in answer to creation, - did this world APPEAR to rise."
T26F6 "It is the key to learning that the past is over."
T26F7 "Is any echo from the past that he may hear a fact in what is there to hear where he is now?"
T26F7 "The unforgiven is a voice that calls from out a past forever more gone by."
T26F7 "Is this a HINDRANCE to the truth the past has gone, and CANNOT be returned to you?"
T26F8 "Can it be up to you to see the past, and put it in the present?"
T26F8 "And everything that points the way in the direction of the past but sets you on a mission whose accomplishment can ONLY be unreal."
T26F9 "A dreadful instant in a distant past, now perfectly corrected, is of no concern or value."
T26F9 "No past illusions have the power to keep you in a place of death, a vault God's Son entered an instant, to be instantly restored unto His Father's Perfect Love."
T26F9 "And will you not forgive him now, because he made an error in the past that God remembers not, and is not there?"
T26F10 "Now are you shifting back and forth, between the past and present."
T26F10 "Sometimes the past seems real, as if it WERE the present."
T26F10 "Voices FROM the past are heard, and then are doubted."
T26F10 "This is the borderland between the worlds, the bridge between the past and present."
T26F10 "Here the shadow of the past remains, but still a present Light is dimly recognized."
T26F10 "It MUST draw you from the past into the present, where you really ARE."
T26F10 "They come from what is past and gone, but hinder not the true existence of the here and now."
T26F11 "And so you die each day to live again, until you cross the gap between the past and present, which is NOT a gap at all."
T26F12 "Forgive the past and let it go, for it IS gone."
T26H5 "Yet the belief that it is real has made some errors seem forever PAST the hope of healing, and the lasting grounds for hell."
T27B10 "The simple way to let this be achieved is merely this; to let the body have no purpose from the past, when you were sure you KNEW its purpose was to foster guilt."
T27G5 "The miracle forgives BECAUSE it stands for what is PAST forgiveness, and is TRUE."
T28A1 "The miracle but shows the past is gone, and what has truly gone HAS no effects."
T28A2 "Remembering is as selective as perception, being its past tense."
T28A2 "It is perception of the past, as if it were occurring NOW, and still were there to see."
T28B1 "But this is NOT a memory of past events, but ONLY of a PRESENT state."
T28B2 "You are so long accustomed to believe that memory holds only what is past, that it is hard for you to realize it is a skill that CAN remember NOW."
T28B2 "There IS no link of memory to the past."
T28B2 "He does NOT seek to use it as a means to KEEP the past, but rather as a way TO LET IT GO."
T28B3 "Committed to its vaults, the history of all the body's past is hidden there."
T28B3 "All of the strange associations made to keep the past alive, the present dead, are stored within it, waiting your command that they be brought to you, and lived again."
T28B4 "And yet you make strange use of it, as if the past had CAUSED the present, which is but a CONSEQUENCE, in which no change can be made possible, because its cause has GONE."
T28B4 "No change can be made in the present, if its cause is PAST."
T28B4 "ONLY the past is held in memory, as you make use of it, and so it is a way to hold the past AGAINST the now."
T28B6 "It is NOT past, because He let it not be unremembered."
T28B7 "Its memory does NOT lie in the past, nor waits the future."
T28B11 "There IS no past to keep its fearful image in the way of glad awakening to present peace."
T28B11 "The stillness speaks in gentle sounds of love the Son of God remembers from BEFORE his own remembering came IN BETWEEN the present and the past, to shut them out."
T28B12 "There never WAS a cause besides It, that could generate a DIFFERENT past or future."
T28B12 "ITS effects are changelessly eternal, BEYOND fear, and PAST the world of sin entirely."
T29A2 "The rest are past, but this one still remains to block your path, and make the way to light seem dark and fearful, perilous and bleak."
T29H6 "Let us forget the purpose of the world the past has given it."
T29H6 "For otherwise, the future WILL be like the past, and but a series of depressing dreams, in which all idols fail you, one by one, and you see death and disappointment everywhere."
T30F7 "His gratitude to you is past your understanding, for you have enabled Him to rise from chains, and go with you TOGETHER to His Father's house."
T30G6 "Be not deceived about the MEANING of a fixed belief that SOME appearances are harder to look past than others are."
T31A10 "How wrong are you who fail to hear the call that echoes past each seeming call to death, that sings behind each murderous attack, and pleads that love restore the dying world!"
T31A12 "Now is he born again to you, and you are born again to him, WITHOUT the past that sentenced him to die, and you with him."
T31B2 "Yet must we see them both, before you can look PAST them, to the ONE Alternative that IS a different choice."
T31G6 "Yet it need not be fixed, unless you choose to hold it past the hope of change, and keep it static and concealed within your mind."
T31G13 "It sees no past in anyone at all."
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."
W3L2 "The point of the exercises is to help you clear your mind of all past associations, to see things exactly as they appear to you now, and to realize how little you really understand about them."
W7L3 "Do you see a cup, or are you merely reviewing your past experiences of picking up a cup, being thirsty, drinking from a cup, feeling the rim of a cup against your lips, having breakfast, and so on?"
W7L3 "Are not your aesthetic reactions to the cup, too, based on past experiences?"
W7L3 "What do you know about this cup except what you learned in the past?"
W7L3 "You would have no idea what this cup is except for your past learning."
W7L4 "For example: "I see only the past in this pencil.""
W7L4 ""I see only the past in this shoe.""
W7L4 ""I see only the past in this hand.""
W7L4 ""I see only the past in that body.""
W7L4 ""I see only the past in that face.""
W8L1 "This idea is, of course, the reason why you see only the past."
W8L2 "The only wholly true thought one can hold about the past is that it is not here."
W8L2 "Very few minds have realized what is actually entailed in picturing the past or in anticipating the future."
W8L4 "Then name each of your thoughts specifically, for example: "I seem to be thinking about (name of person), about (name of object), about (name of emotion), and so on," concluding at the end of the mind-searching period with: "But my mind is preoccupied with past thoughts.""
W10L3 "This aspect of the correction process began with the idea that the thoughts of which you are aware are meaningless, outside rather than within; and then stressed their past rather than their present status."
W21L2 "Then close your eyes and search your mind carefully for situations past, present or anticipated, which arouse anger in you."
W28L3 "You are not defining it in past terms."
W41L6 "Today we will make our first real attempt to get past this dark and heavy cloud, and to go through it to the light beyond."
W41L6 "Try, instead, to get a sense of turning inward, past all the idle thoughts of the world."
W41L7 "You are trying to reach past all these things."
W44L7 "Then try to sink into your mind, letting go every kind of interference and intrusions by quietly sinking past them."
W45L6 "Then try to go past all the unreal thoughts which cover the truth in your mind, and reach to the eternal."
W47L4 "Today we will try to reach past your own weakness to the Source of real strength."
W47L5 "Now try to slip past all concerns related to your own sense of inadequacy."
W49L4 "Go past all the raucous shrieks and sick imaginings that cover your real thoughts and obscure your eternal link with God."
W52L2 "7) "I see only the past.""
W52L2 "I hold the past against everyone and everything, making them my "enemies.""
W52L2 "There will be no past, and therefore no "enemies.""
W52L3 "8) "My mind is preoccupied with past thoughts.""
W52L3 "I see only my own thoughts, and my mind is preoccupied with the past."
W52L3 "Let me remember that I look on the past to prevent the present from dawning on my mind."
W52L3 "Let me learn to give the past away, realizing that in so doing I am giving up nothing."
W52L4 "The choice is not whether to see the past or the present: it is merely whether to see or not."
W56L3 "I would let the door behind this world be opened for me, that I may look past it to the world that reflects the Love of God."
W56L4 "And we who are part of Him will yet look past all appearances, and recognize the truth beyond them all."
W66L3 "Today we will try to go past this wholly meaningless battle, and arrive at the truth about your function."
W67L3 "After you have gone over several such related thoughts, try to let all thoughts drop away for a brief preparatory interval, and then try to reach past all your images and preconceptions about yourself to the truth in you."
W67L4 "Yet perhaps you will succeed in going past that, and through the interval of thoughtlessness to the awareness of a blazing light in which you recognize yourself as Love created you."
W69L2 "We are trying to see past the veil of darkness that keeps it concealed."
W69L4 "Therefore you do not attempt to go through them and past them, which is the only way in which you would be really convinced of their lack of substance."
W69L5 "Determine to go past the clouds."
W70L7 "It is past the clouds, and in the light beyond."
W73L6 "We have repeatedly emphasized that the barrier of grievances is easily past, and cannot stand between you and your salvation."
W75L2 "No shadows from the past remain to darken our sight and hide the world forgiveness offers us."
W75L5 "Dwell not upon the past today."
W75L5 "Keep a completely open mind, washed of all past ideas and clean of every concept you have made."
W75L8 "Without the darkness of the past upon your eyes, you cannot fail to see today."
W78L10 "To everyone you meet, and to the ones you think of, or remember from the past, allow the role of Savior to be given, that you may share it with them."
W92L4 "Strength overlooks these things by seeing past appearances."
W94L4 "Nothing is required of you to reach this goal except to lay all idols and self-images aside; go past the long list of attributes, both "good" and "bad," you have ascribed to yourself; and wait in silent expectancy for the truth."
W106L2 "Walk lightly past their meaningless persuasion."
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."
W106L9 "And when the hour is past, you will again release a thousand more who pause to ask that truth be given them, along with you."
W109L3 "Completely undismayed this thought will carry you through storms and strife, past misery and pain, past loss and death, and onward to the certainty of God."
W109L5 "In Him you have no cares and no concerns, no burdens, no anxiety, no pain, no fear of future and no past regrets."
W110L2 "It is enough to heal the past and make the future free."
W110L3 "You need no thought but just this one, to let redemption come to light the world and free it from the past."
W110L4 "In this one thought is all the past undone; the present saved to quietly extend into a timeless future."
W127L9 "Let us give thanks today that we are spared a future like the past."
W127L9 "Today we leave the past behind us, never more to be remembered."
W127L9 "And we raise our eyes upon a different present, where a future shines unlike the past in every attribute."
W131L6 "How could the Will of God be in the past or yet to happen?"
W131L6 "What He wills is now, without a past and wholly futureless."
W131L12 "Nothing but this has any meaning now; no other goal is valued now nor sought; nothing before this door you really want, and only what lies past it do you seek."
W131L14 "There walks with you the Spirit Heaven sent you that you might approach this door some day, and through His aid slip effortlessly past it to the light."
W132L2 "You free the past from what you thought before."
W132L3 "For as you let the past be lifted and release the future from your ancient fears, you find escape and give it to the world."
W134L3 "You conceive of pardon as a vain attempt to look past what is there; to overlook the truth in an unfounded effort to deceive yourself by making an illusion true."
W135L1 "And it is this you do when you attempt to plan the future, activate the past, or organize the present as you wish."
W135L16 "It overlooks the present, for it rests on the idea the past has taught enough to let the mind direct its future course."
W135L17 "Its past experience directs its choice of what will happen."
W135L17 "And it does not see that here and now is everything it needs to guarantee a future quite unlike the past, without a continuity of any old ideas and sick beliefs."
W135L19 "What could you not accept, if you but knew that everything which happens, all events, past, present and to come, are gently planned by One Whose only purpose is your good?"
W151L13 "It stands beyond the body and the world, past every witness for unholiness, within the Holy, holy as Itself."
W153L9 "We look past dreams today, and recognize that we need no defense because we are created unassailable, without all thought or wish or dream in which attack has any meaning."
W155L6 "Now can the truth, which walks ahead of you, speak to them through illusion, for the road leads past illusion now, while on the way you call to them that they may follow you."
W156L7 "The past is gone with all its fantasies."
W156L7 "And in the little interval of doubt which still remains, you may perhaps lose sight of your Companion, and mistake Him for the senseless ancient dream that now is past."
W157L2 "It brings us to the door where learning ceases, and we catch a glimpse of what lies past the highest reaches it can possibly attain."
W163L8 "And it is given us to look past death and see the life beyond."
W165L6 "Now is all doubting past, the journey's end made certain and salvation given you."
W169L1 "It is past learning yet the goal of learning, for grace cannot come until the mind prepares itself for true acceptance."
W169L6 "It returns the mind into the endless present, where the past and future cannot be conceived."
W180L5 "So we now attempt to go past all defenses for a little while each day."
W181L1 "Rather, they are magnified, becoming blocks to your awareness of the Self that lies beyond your own mistakes, and past his seeming sins as well as yours."
W181L2 "This faith receives its only sure support from what you see in others past their sins."
W181L4 "A major hazard to success has been involvement with your past and future goals."
W181L5 "For the past is gone; the future but imagined."
W181L5 "We do not look to past beliefs, and what we will believe will not intrude upon us now."
W181L6 "So, for a little while, without regard to past or future, should such blocks arise, we will transcend them with instructions to our minds to change their focus, as we say: "It is not this that I would look upon."
W183L4 "The childhood of your body and its place of shelter are a memory now so distorted that you merely hold a picture of a past that never happened."
W189L7 "Do not bring with you one thought the past has taught, nor one belief you ever learned before from anything."
W194L4 "God holds your future as He holds your past and present."
W194L4 "And you will see by your experience that you have laid the past and present in His hands as well, because the past will punish you no more, and future dread will now be meaningless."
W196L3 "And you will see within today's idea the light of resurrection, looking past all thoughts of crucifixion and of death to thoughts of liberation and of life."
W198L4 "Forgiveness is the only road that leads out of disaster, past all suffering, and finally away from death."
W214L1 "The past is gone; the future is not yet."
W253L1 "For thus am I led past this world to my creations, children of my Will, in Heaven where my holy Self abides with them, and Him Who has created me."
W284L1 "And I would go beyond the words today, go past all reservations, and arrive at full acceptance of the truth in them."
W288L1 "His sins are in the past along with mine, and I am saved because the past is gone."
W289L1 "Unless the past is over in my mind, the real world must escape my sight."
W289L1 "This the past was made to hide, for this the world that can be looked on only now."
W289L1 "It has no past."
W289L1 "For what can be forgiven but the past, and if it is forgiven it is gone."
W289L2 ""Father, let me not look upon a past that is not there."
W289L2 "For You have offered me Your own replacement, in a present world the past has left untouched and free of sin."
W293L1 "All fear is past because its source is gone, and all its thoughts gone with it."
W293L1 "Can the world seem bright and clear and safe and welcoming, with all my past mistakes oppressing it, and showing me distorted forms of pain?"
W293L2 "There is a real world which the present holds safe from all past mistakes."
W306L1 "Today I can go past all fear, and be restored to love and holiness and peace."
W308L1 "The birth of Christ is now, without a past or future."
W314L1 "From new perception of the world there comes a future very different from the past."
W314L1 "Past mistakes can cast no shadows on it, so that fear has lost its idols and its images, and being formless, it has no effects."
W314L1 ""Father, we were mistaken in the past, and choose to use the present to be free."
W314L1 "Now do we leave the future in Your hands, leaving behind our past mistakes, and sure that You will keep Your present Promises, and guide the future in their holy light.""
W316L1 "Each one allows a past mistake to go, and leave no shadow on the holy mind my Father loves."
W320W114 "Yet back of all our doubts, past all our fears, there still is certainty."
W336L1 "Knowledge is restored after perception first is changed, and then gives way entirely to what remains forever past its highest reach."
W350W143 "We do not seek a function that is past the gates of Heaven."
M3A4 "So has the teacher, too, made an inevitable choice out of an ancient past."
M5G1 "Yet when the teacher of God finally agrees to look past them, he finds nothing was there."
M5I1 "The past as well held no mistakes; nothing that did not serve to benefit the world as well as him to whom it seemed to happen."
M5I1 "Even so, the teacher of God is willing to reconsider all his past decisions, if they are causing pain to anyone."
M11A3 "In order to judge anything rightly, one would have to be fully aware of an inconceivably wide range of things; past, present and to come."
M11A4 "He does know all the facts, past, present and to come."
M20A3 "All concepts of your brothers and yourself; all fears of future states and all concern about the past stem from injustice."
M21A2 "It brings with it no past associations."
M21A2 "There is a contrast, yes, between this thing and all the past."
M21A2 "The past just slips away, and in its place is everlasting quiet."
M25A1 "There is no past nor future, and the idea of birth into a body has no meaning either once or many times."
M25A1 "At least, such misuse offers preoccupation and perhaps pride in the past."
M25A2 "There is always some risk in seeing the present in terms of the past."
M25A6 "Atonement might be equated with total escape from the past and total lack of interest in the future."
M26A3 "Nor does their value lie in proving anything; achievements from the past, unusual attunement with the "unseen," or special favors from God."
U5A5 "But forgiveness looks past bodies."
P3G6 "When this occurs, he sees his sins as gone into a past that is no longer here."
P3H5 "Such a function presupposes a knowledge that no-one here can have; a certainty of past, present and future, and of all the effects that may occur in them."
P3H8 "The room becomes a temple, and the street a stream of stardust brushing lightly past all sickly dreams."
S1A5 "You have not been wrong in the past about how you have asked, but you are ready for a step ahead now."
S1E3 "Prayers for specifics always ask to have the past repeated in some way."
S1E3 "What was enjoyed before, or seemed to be, -- what was another's and he seemed to like, -- all these are but illusions from the past."
S1E3 "The aim of prayer is to release the present from its chains of past illusions; to let it be a freely chosen remedy from every choice that stood for a mistake."
S2B6 "His the eyes that look past error to the Christ in you."
S2B8 "And thus is prayer restored to formlessness, beyond all limits into timelessness, with nothing of the past to hold it back from re-uniting with the ceaseless song that all creation sings unto its God."
S3B2 "Death stares at them as every moment goes irrevocably past their grasping hands, which cannot hold them back."
G3A4 "But you cannot go past that first dream without a Savior's hand in yours."
MSG19A3 "Look past the tomb, the body, the illusion."
MSG19A5 "And that is what you see who follow me into the sunlight and away from death, past all illusions, on to Heaven's gate, where God will come Himself to take you home."
Quotes on "Future"
T1B41I "Your instability and his weakness have resulted from bad karmic choices, and your relationship NOW is crucial for the future."
T3C34 "When he said "mind is the builder," he did not realize that it is only what it is building NOW that really creates the future."
T3E6 "The unquestioning mind is closed merely because it believes the future and the present will be the same."
T3E6 "This is usually an attempt to counteract an underlying fear that the future will be WORSE than the present, and this fear inhibits the tendency to question at all."
T4B38 "If you adhere to this role, you will both engender and experience hope, and you will inspire rather than dispirit the future teachers and therapists I am entrusting to you."
T4F17 "When you make a decision of purpose, then, you HAVE made a decision about future effort, a decision which will remain in effect UNLESS you change the DECISION."
T5E8 "It interprets it, at best, to mean "don't worry about the future.""
T5H1 "Your mind DOES create your future, and CAN turn it back to full creation at any minute, IF IT ACCEPTS THE ATONEMENT FIRST."
T6C10 "This convergence SEEMS to be far in the future ONLY because your mind is NOT in perfect alignment with the idea, and therefore DOES NOT WANT IT NOW."
T8C2 "Simply on the grounds of your own experience with the ego's teaching, should not this alone disqualify it as your future teacher?"
T12D6 "AND THIS DECISION IS ONE OF FUTURE PAIN."
T13B1 "Yet the last step must be taken by God, because the last step in your redemption, which SEEMS to be in the future, WAS accomplished by God in your creation."
T15B2 "The ego teaches that hell is IN THE FUTURE, for this is what ALL its teaching is directed to."
T15B4 "The ego teaches that Heaven is here and now, because the FUTURE is hell."
T15B5 "The only way in which the ego allows the fear of hell to be experienced is to BRING HELL HERE, but ALWAYS as a foretaste of the future."
T18H4 "You cannot PREPARE for it without placing it in the FUTURE."
T24H2 "What is within your brother still contains ALL of creation, everything created and creating, born and unborn as yet, still in the future or apparently gone by."
T25C2 "For one thing is sure; the way YOU see, and long HAVE seen, gives NO support to base your future hopes, and NO suggestions of success at all."
T25D10 "Forgetting not that what he is to YOU will make this choice YOUR future."
T26I3 "FUTURE loss is not your fear."
T26I4 "A FUTURE cause as yet HAS no effects."
T26I4 "And it is THIS that needs correction, NOT a future state."
T26I4 "The plans YOU make for safety all are laid within the future, where you CANNOT plan."
T26I6 "Why in the future?"
T26I8 "Be not content with future happiness."
T31E8 "Could he see your future, and ordain before it came what you should do in EVERY circumstance?"
W28L1 "The question of whether you will keep them in the future is not our concern here."
W39L4 "Your holiness is the answer to every question that was ever asked, is being asked now, or will be asked in the future."
W121L5 "The unforgiving mind is in despair, without the prospect of a future which can offer anything but more despair."
W127L9 "Today the legion of the future years of waiting for salvation disappears before the timelessness of what you learn."
W132L2 "You free the future from all ancient thoughts of seeking what you do not want to find."
W135L16 "The mind engaged in planning for itself is occupied in setting up control of future happenings."
W135L17 "What it has learned before becomes the basis for its future goals."
W135L20 "Let no defenses but your present trust direct the future, and this life becomes a meaningful encounter with the truth that only your defenses would conceal."
W158L3 "Yet it seems to have a future still unknown to us."
W188L2 "Why wait to find it in the future, or believe it has been lost already or was never there?"
W194L4 "You are but asked to let the future go, and place it in God's hands."
W194L5 "Release the future."
W194L7 "What worry can beset the one who gives his future to the loving hands of God?"
W194L7 "For he who has escaped all fear of future pain has found his way to present peace, and certainty of care the world can never threaten."
W194L8 "Place, then, your future in the hands of God."
W195L9 "If we refuse to recognize it, we are not entitled therefore to our bitterness, and to a self-perception which regards us in a place of merciless pursuit, where we are badgered ceaselessly and pushed about without a thought or care for us or for our future."
W214L1 "194) "I place the future in the hands of God.""
W314L1 "The future now is recognized as but extensions of the present."
W314L1 "Death will not claim the future now, for life is now its goal, and all the needed means are happily provided."
W314L1 "Who can grieve or suffer, when the present has been freed, extending its security and peace into a quiet future filled with hope?"
M5I1 "And this is true for everything that happens now or in the future."
M11A3 "And one would have to be certain there is no distortion in his perception, so that his judgment would be wholly fair to everyone on whom it rests now and in the future."
M25A2 "If he is laying the groundwork for a future life, he can still work out his salvation only now."
M30A7 "Not in the future but immediately; now."
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