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Fear binds the world. 
Forgiveness set it free.

“You become a master by having forgiving thought processes.”

-Pursah (The Disappearance of the Universe by Gary Renard. Page 233)

“Everyone has certain ideas that work best for them.”

-Pursah (DU 233)

“Gary: Do I always have to do these forgiveness thoughts just right?  Pursah: No.  Gary: I don’t have to get the words right in my mind?  Pursah: No.  You don’t have to get all the details right.  Once you really understand all this—which is why we expect you to continue and deepen your studies—then it will become a permanent part of you.  If these kinds of thoughts become dominant in your mind, then it can’t help but mean the Holy Spirit is taking over.” 

(DU 255)

“Remember that it helps to be on the lookout for the ego’s surprises.  It takes a sharp mind if you’re going to do what the Course says and be vigilant only for God and His Kingdom.”

-Pursah (DU 256)

“Even if you get broadsided and you’re hurting, if you’re willing to forgive then the pain doesn’t last anywhere near as long.  That alone would be worth doing the Course!”

-Pursah (DU 252)

“The peace of the Holy Spirit will be given to you if you do your job.  He will heal the larger, unconscious mind that is hidden from you, and give you His peace at the same time.  This peace may not always come right away, and sometimes it will.”

-Pursah (DU 238)

“The more you do it, the more you begin to see the crap coming through the fan as an opportunity”

-Arten (DU 296)

“Why don’t you stop worrying about whether or not people love you and just love them?  Then it doesn’t matter what they think about you.  You can just be love. 

-Arten (DU 296)

“Once again, you don’t have to try to be loving.  If you forgive, then love is revealed naturally, because it is what you are.”

-Pursah (DU 251)

“If nothing’s happened—and if the Course teaches anything, it’s that nothing happened—then you’re innocent.”

-Pursah (DU 236)

“An important component of your forgiveness is that you want to teach people, silently, that they are not bodies.” 

-Pursah (DU 232)

“Think forgiveness; don’t say it; forgiveness is done silently.  Do the Course Gary.  Don’t dumb it down.  Don’t fall into the trap of thinking you can just pray to God and everything will be hunky-dory.  That’s a myth.  The Course says of the words, ‘I want the peace of God,’  
To say these words is nothing.  But to mean these words is everything.”

-Pursah (DU 245)

“Understanding the metaphysics of the Course is required in order to understand forgiveness.”

-Pursah (DU 231)

“Instead of accusing yourself, remember that their call for love is your call for love.  You should be grateful to them; you need them as much as they need you.” 

-Pursah (DU 238) 

“Don’t worry about results that may or may not be seen on the level of form.”

-Pursah (DU 238)

“Forgive—and then do what you and the Holy Spirit choose to.  And have fun!”

-Pursah (DU 242)


TRUE FORGIVENESS: A Thought Process Example

“You’re not really there.  If I think you are guilty or the cause of the problem, and if I made you up, then the imagined guilt and fear must be in me.  Since the separation from God never occurred, I forgive “both” of us for what we haven’t really done.  Now there is only innocence, and I join with the Holy Spirit in peace.” -Pursah (DU 256)

“If I made up this world then it means there’s nobody out there.  I was the one who conjured up all those people I was seeing as the cause of the problem.  Nothing unreal exists, remember?  I could really understand that there’s nothing to fear and then deny the ability of anything not of God to affect me.  I could forgive my brothers or sisters and myself simultaneously.  Then I could experience more and more that my house was built upon the rock.  As I’m sure you recall, nothing real can be threatened.  The ideas all fit together—and lead to the peace of God.”  -Arten (DU 296)

Gary:  I remember I’m dreaming, I forgive both my projected images and myself for dreaming them, and I trust the Holy Spirit and choose His strength.  My dream that the separation from God is real is the cause of the problem, and the Holy Spirit’s forgiveness is the solution.  Pursah: Very Good.  That’s an outline; a companion to the Course’s formula of forgiveness, which says, a) that the cause should be identified, b) then let go, and c) replaced.”  (DU 240)


The process of forgiveness essentially consists of three steps that lead us from our egos back to God.

 1) The first entails the recognition that what we have attacked and judged against in another is indeed what we have condemned in ourselves.  This is the first step in reversing the process of projection and undoing its effects. As long as we maintain the problem is not in us but in someone else, our attention will have been successfully diverted from the source of the problem. The ego fixes our attention away from the guilt and, by convincing us that it is not inside us, we devote our attention to correcting the problem where it is not. All projection has this as its aim: to be a distraction or smokescreen so that we may never look within to where the problem truly is. Thus the Course states the ego's dictum: "Seek and do not find" (T-12.IV.1:4).

2) The second step entails our understanding that the guilt, too, represents a decision, and one that can now be changed. The shift is not something we can do by ourselves, but it must be something we want. This can be our choice.

3) This opens the way for the third step, which is the work of the Holy Spirit. If we could undo our guilt by ourselves we would not have needed salvation in the first place. It is precisely because we are so enmeshed in our ego that the Holy Spirit enters our world of fear and guilt. It is a particularly tempting ego device to convince us that we can undo our guilt alone, without God's help.

-Kenneth Wapnick

Excerpts from the website:  http://www.miraclestudies.net/Forgive_3Step.html

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