September Thoughts for the Day

September 30, 2019

Thought for the Day

In any one, in any form,
for any reason, believe not in
the reality of guilt.

For the ideas of condemnation
and of guilt are unarguably the same.

To believe in the reality of one
is to bring unswerving faith
to the other.

Nothing...nothing...nothing...
can justify insanity.

But the idea of punishment
for any reason is equally insane.

Forgiveness, child, is the key
to healing everything
and this has never ever left your hand.

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Prayer for the Day

Undisturbed by all appearances,
I let everything go
and let God.

Amen

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September 29, 2019

Thought for the Day

Sunday is practice day.

Today is a day of re-evaluation.

We look upon all things
within the mind to which we cling.

For this work, you will need
the assistance of your inner teacher.

You have accepted into your mind
so much without distinction
or question.

And the only reason---the only one---
you do not see your innocence
is because you still see the past
and choose to cling to it.

It is the lens which has polluted
your idea of yourself, your brother,
and your world.

Today, our purpose
is to forgive it all and let it go,
giving it to the One within
Who knows how to bring it all
back into the light.

The separated self is not that
of a life lived in despair, it is the illusion
of a life which has been lived in despair.

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Prayer for the Day

It is time to be free
of the imagined self.

Take all of me.

Amen

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September 28, 2019

Thought for the Day

The world has never and can never
give you more or less
than what you give to it.

It has no meaning other than
the meaning you have placed upon it.

It is your own projection
and because projection makes perception,
it is a flawless representation
of your own deluded mind.

If you continue to be faithful to darkness,
you will never truly see the world.

And if your faith is in your past,
meaning that you cannot forgive it and let it go,
but rather, wear it as if it were a toilet seat
around your head and heart,
your future will be just like your past.

It is as inevitable as it is unavoidable.

How could it be otherwise?

For whatever you hold as dear
you're stuck with----
simply because of the importance
which you have given it.

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Prayer for the Day

Thank you for the Vision
of Christ.

Amen

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September 27, 2019

Thought for the Day

Ego rewards fidelity to it
with pain and suffering.

Are you a sadomasochist
or a beautiful child of God?

In this life, we give our faith
to what we treasure.

Is it the mask you treasure?

If the answer is "yes,"
you can be certain that the message
which your life teaches is this:

"Hey, world, won't you look at me?
I treasure pain. I love love love to suffer.
Wouldn't you like to do something
to get on my last nerve today,
to make me doubt myself, or leave me
quivering in the weeds?
Mind, please, won't you mess with me?
After all, I really do get a kick out of feeling
frustrated, insecure, neurotic and emotional."

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Prayer for the Day

Why would I continue
to actively choose the mask,
which is a certifiable basket case,
when I was born to be
happy, joyous and free?

That is the million dollar question.

Inquiring mind's want to know.

Amen

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September 26, 2019

Thought for the Day

100% of all guilt is an attack,
launched by no one other than you,
upon your true Identity.

Having condemned yourself,
you will inevitably condemn others
just a surely as the sun rises in the east
and sets in the west.

Condemnation is the only thing
which links past to future.

It is fidelity to darkness.

It forbids awakening.

Yet salvation is the lamp
which shines brightly at the intersection
between past and future.

Would you not accept release now?

For it is the ego's irrevocable undoing.

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Prayer for the Day

Time for us to part ways,
dear mask.

For I Am That
which changes not.

Amen

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September 25, 2019

Thought for the Day

Guilt is the only thing
which hides the truth from you.

When you feel it, when you notice
its presence, it is the sure and certain sign
that you have donned the mask
and are busy selfing again.

This is all that is happening.

Simply drop it.

It isn't difficult unless you believe it is
and get your jollies out of suffering.

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Prayer for the Day

It isn't difficult
unless "I" makes it difficult.

Let me notice when
I am making things hard
and see it as a call to relax
and let go.

Amen

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September 24, 2019

Thought for the Day

How can you lose your way
to Him Who is your Source
when He has given you
so many Saviors?

Why not look upon everyone
you encounter today
as if you truly grasped this?

Do not allow perfection
to remain unnoticed.

For in every moment of the Living Now
Christ looks upon you through them
from your One True Self.

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Prayer for the Day

Devotion plus Grace
are an unbeatable combination.

So may I live this day.

Amen

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September 23, 2019

Thought for the Day

When you have seen all your brothers
as yourself, your journey is complete.

When no one has been left untouched,
outside the circle of your embrace,
nor left alone in suffering
because you have finally grasped
the meaning of LOVE.

For no one nor thing is in need of healing
when you truly KNOW them.

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Prayer for the Day

Come HOME to this heart
precious world.

Amen

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September 22, 2019

Thought for the Day

Sunday is practice day.

There is only one miracle
because there is
only One Reality,
the One Reality of God.

Miracles differ in form
but never in content.

Thus, the miracle is to see
God's One Son
born in the One Reality
which is Himself, rather than
to limit either them or yourself
to what they may be presenting
at this time.

Your willingness to see this
and only this
attunes you both
to the One Reality.

This is your practice.

It's kind of a 24/7/365 practice
until you accept the Atonement 
for yourself; until you see
that greater is HE
who lives inside you
than the self you thought
lived in the world..

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Prayer for the Day

Grant unto me the ability
to see through Christ's eyes.

Amen

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September 21, 2019

Thought for the Day

Memorize the following
and use it as a mantra
in every encounter, every experience
whether it appears to be
inner or outer:

"They are all the same....
They are all the same....
They are all the same....
All beautiful and equal in their holiness,
they are all the same...."

One response offered to
nothing short of
everything.

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Prayer for the Day

Help me see
sameness everywhere.
Help me see through the eyes of LOVE.

Amen

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September 20, 2019

Thought for the Day

ONENESS IS FOREVER.

And Oneness is formless.

A miracle is the willingness to see this
and only this, clearly,
in anyone or any thing else.

For everyone and everything
is an aspect of the whole,
perfectly undifferentiated and undivided.

It is about seeing sameness everywhere.

Be willing, then,
to bring healed (because you have done your work
and thus can now share it with others)
and healing light into this world
that it may rebuild itself from the roots up.

For this world is dark from illusion believed
and aches so poignantly for peace,
for truth, for love, for light,
and it is given you to heal it.

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Prayer for the Day

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace;
where there is hatred, let me sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
where there is doubt, faith;
where there is despair, hope;
where there is darkness, light;
and where there is sadness, joy.

O Divine Master,
grant that I may not so much seek
to be consoled as to console;
to be understood, as to understand;
to be loved, as to love;
for it is in giving that we receive,
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned,
and it is in dying that we are born to Eternal Life.

Amen

Prayer of St Francis

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September 19, 2019

Thought for the Day

Aspects of Reality must begin
to replace aspects
of unreality in your mind.

For where else is unreality located?

That's what a miracle is, honey.

A miracle is what allows you to lay down
all of the specious beliefs
that you are circumscribed too.

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Prayer for the Day

I am sick and tired of the perturbations
of this fickle mind.

Lord, heal me.

Please....

Amen

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September 18, 2019

Thought for the Day

The world attempts to set before you
each and every day
countless temptations
which challenge and threaten
your peace of mind.

Guard your peace.

How is this accomplished?

Through your fidelity to truth,
your allegiance to He Who is peace.

Enter not an adulterous
relationship with the world.

For restlessness and upset is not
the path to God.

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Prayer for the Day

Only Thee forevermore.

Amen

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September 17, 2019

Thought for the Day

Self-referencing is the tap root
of 100% of all suffering and misery.

"How did that turn out?"

"What does this mean?"

"How does this affect me?"

"How do I feel about this or that?"

"I want it to happen this way."

"I need them to do this."

"This is what needs to happen,
this is how it should be done."

"Get outta my way, I gotta 'do' me."

To whom, pray tell,
does what you call your life apply?

Because of this spurious act
of self-referencing,
you make the meaningless meaningful...
the valueless valuable...the impossible possible...
the non-existent existent....

At least you think you do.

And you create a narrative
to prove it so to yourself.

It may be real to you,
but it is not real.

And unless you start questioning,
"Who is this I?"
"Where is this I?"
you are going to continue experiencing
the mask clogging up real-time,
distorting your lens, polluting your space.

You miss the staggering beauty
of seeing the constant unfolding of the transcendent
within the manifest, that it may be fully known
by all beings everywhere.

Heaven truly has no end
and no beginning. The Always
and the Everywhere literally
has no reference point, being simply and truly
rapturously in love with all that is.

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Prayer for the Day

Who prays and to Whom?

Thank you for the love
and grace to be able to lean back and enjoy
the magnificence of it all
with no need to comprehend
in recognition that
there really is no one to understand.

And I'm just okay with that.

Amen

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September 16, 2019

Thought for the Day

Dear sweet child....
Nothing outside yourself
holds your inheritance.

The LIGHT is inside of you
and IT requires absolutely nothing
to shine in PEACE.

Here you are!

Here is Home!

You have need of nothing else!

Look!

From here, the LIGHT which shines brighter
than the light of ten thousand suns
extends Itself into Eternity.

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Prayer for the Day

Like the moth to the flame,
let me never turn
from Thy Spirit,
oh Lord.

You are my breath, my life
and my very being.

Amen

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September 15, 2019

Thought for the Day

Sunday is practice day.

Everything the mind tells you
will hurt you.

For all the mind can reveal
is what you are not.

And from what you are not,
you think that what you see
is real, when it is not. Ever.

Your own advise
cannot help but hurt you.

For what you think is real
and what you think you have need of
actually withholds the LIGHT
from your awareness.

Only the Holy Spirit
knows what you truly need.

He will steer you toward all things
which do not block the LIGHT.

Therefore, your assignment
for today is to remember to take
a step back and ask for guidance.

You will find that help is consigned and limited
to the degree that you are open to it.

Invite it willingly
by remembering to pause
and sincerely ask for it.

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Prayer for the Day

I will step back
and allow the LIGHT
to lead the way.

Amen

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September 14, 2019

Thought for the Day

Listen, dear child, nothing
has ever or could ever
touch you, save God Himself.

God has place you in Himself
where His Being shines
with LOVE effulgent and immaculate.

His LOVE has no edges, no flaws,
nor bounds.

Here, disturbance of your PEACE
can never be.

Your One Reality, God's Gift to you,
is yours forever.

It cannot change.

Let one mantra
haunt your being this day:

"Always mine."


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Prayer for the Day

Always mine.

Amen

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September 13, 2019

Thought for the Day

Why do you persist in valuing
the valueless, when you know
that you have seen glimpses of the truth
and know better, that you have
touched upon and tasted the sacred?

For LOVE longs to lead you
and does so ardently, passionately,
ever ready to scoop you up
instantly into Her sweet Embrace.

All it takes is one genuine heartfelt "yes."

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Prayer for the Day

Yes.

Amen

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September 12, 2019

Thought for the Day

Anytime that judgment arises,
reality slips away.

Now you cannot see clearly,
nor is there any possibility of it.

For what is denied
cannot be recognized
even when it is still there.

Reality does not require
your recognition
for it to be what it is,
but your experience of it
most certainly does.

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Prayer for the Day

The sickness of self-deception
gnaws at me.

Mercy fall upon me,
for I would be free.

Amen

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September 11, 2019

Thought for the Day

The character and the world as it sees it;
i.e., its memories, judgments, beliefs,
stored hurts and narcissistic clinging
to its rather spurious and limited point of view,
or TRUTH, stainless, exactly as it is.

Which will it be?

For you cannot see both,
as each involves a different seer/Seer
and depends upon which
you cherish more.

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Prayer for the Day

Let me worship before the throne
of the great I AM
rather than before the throne
of who I'm not.

Amen

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September 10, 2019

Thought for the Day

Is truth your aim, or self-deception?

There are no other options
available to you.

In self-deception you are alone,
with awareness narrowed to yourself.

Yet the laws of LOVE are not suspended
just because you sleep.

There is a LIGHT inside of you
calling you to come Home.

Here is the only truth there is.

Are you not weary of the endless games
of desperate self-deception
and self-sabotage you play?

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Prayer for the Day

Today I will consciously invite God
into every experience.

How do I experience this,
my Father?

What would You have me see?

Show me my world
through the Eyes of Clear Seeing,
Love, live Thou through me.

Amen

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September 9, 2019

Thought for the Day

Do you want a rich spiritual life,
one that is deeply fulfilling,
beyond your wildest imagination?

All you have to do is listen.

Listen unceasingly, friend.

The LIGHT is calling you.

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Prayer for the Day

I am listening, Lord.

Amen

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September 8, 2019

Thought for the Day

Sunday is practice day.

Your assignment is to offer
the light of perfect vision today.

Be willing to see Christ and nothing else.

Interact with Christ.

Feel Christ.

Serve Christ.

Forgive Christ.

And Love Christ in all things.

Thus is the day well spent
in a manner worthy
of he who is host to God.

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Prayer for the Day

How I have feared the light,
this is now clear to me.

No more.

Awaken in me,
dear eyes of Christ!

Amen

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September 7, 2019

Thought for the Day

The LIGHT cannot be accepted
until you are willing
to accept it without limit.

Until then, you choose to remain in darkness
which is not even actually there;
refusing the LIGHT which is calling to you,
imploring...pleading...begging so poignantly
that you return to your Self and Source.

There is no baggage that is worth holding onto
to keep you from walking boldly
through that always open door
that has your name on it.

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Prayer for the Day

I choose FREEDOM.

I choose TRUST.

I choose LOVE.

I will to walk through
the gateless gate.

I come HOME
to Source and Self.

Amen

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​September 6, 2019

Thought for the Day

If the source of error is gone,
then all of the effects of error
are gone as well.

What could this statement
be pointing to other than
the mask of i, me, my & mine?

What of what you call yourself
and your life, when honestly considered,
is not an effect of this impostor?

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Prayer for the Day

I would know the truth
which sets me free of the impostor
and its effects.

Help me find genuine authenticity,
for I recognize it can only come
from knowing Thee, oh God.

Amen

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September 5, 2019

Thought for the Day

Only the past can separate.

It is the choice to live your life
in the phantom zone.

"The present is before time was
and will be when time is no more.
In it is everything that is eternal,
and they are one."
ACIM T-12.50:4-5

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Prayer for the Day

Help me abide mindfully
in the eternal today.

Amen

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September 4, 2019

Thought for the Day

The miracle is what allows you
to see yourself without your past
and your brothers and sisters everywhere
without theirs.

Truth, my child, lies only in the present,
devoid of absolutely everything
which has gone before.

The only things which last forever
can be found nowhere but the Living Now.

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Prayer for the Day

asato ma sadgamaya
tamaso ma jyotirgamaya
mrtyorma amrtam gamaya
om shanti shanti shanti.

Lead me from the untruth to truth.
Lead me from darkness to light.
Lead me from death to immortality
Om Peace Peace Peace.

(Brhadaranyaka Upanishad — I.iii.28)

Amen

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September 3, 2019

Thought for the Day

You cannot pull the wagon of the past,
nor carry the past like a beast of burden
into the present and allow for a miracle.

The miracle is the intervention
which you invite to stand in the gap
between the past and present.

Only a miracle frees you
from the past.

The miracle sees
through a naked and empty mind,
arms which embrace tenderly
and loves through a heart
as wide as the world.

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Prayer for the Day

Teach me to be a true
miracle worker.

Amen

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September 2, 2019

Thought for the Day

The purpose of time
is to release or imprison,
and that, my dear, is up to you.

Hang onto the past,
and you have opted for a prison cell.

Abide in the Living Now,
and experience the freedom
of true release.

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Prayer for the Day

May I be an empty container
through which
the river of LIVING WATER flows
without limit or obscuration.

Such is my offering
forevermore.

Amen

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September 1, 2019

Thought for the Day

Sunday is practice day.

The past is not the reference point
with which to judge the present;
not for you, or anyone.

Your assignment today
is to look upon everything which inhabits
your world, including yourself,
with no reference point whatsoever.

Enter each encounter or experience
from a very Zen place
with a clean and empty slate.

With humbleness of heart, ask to be shown
"what is the truth here?"

Without this approach to your life,
you have absolutely no capacity
to learn from what is being
experienced now, and are therefore
entirely unteachable.

Be willing to ask yourself
when this occurs,
"Why am I so afraid of LIGHT?"

The answer should be clear to you.

Holding onto your past,
your biases, preferences and conditioning
allows you to hold onto
the false self and its storyline.

It says, "I'd rather be right about
who I think I am than be happy."

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Prayer for the Day

What a great practice for today!

Spirit lead the way!

Amen

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