Guidance from Elder Brother
as Received and Transcribed by Sun~Rose*
LESSON TWENTY ONE
TRANSCRIBER’S NOTE: The Course text is in bold face. The Guidance is in normal type In His Guidance, He has asked Me to capitalize the pronouns You and We as an acknowledgement of the Divinity of All of Us, an acknowledgement of Equality, an expression of His Love and respect for You. When You see the word ‘YOU’ capitalized in the Guidance, know that He is not just speaking to YOU, He is honoring YOU.
Workbook PART I
L e s s o n 21
I am determined to see things differently.
And determination is surely needed, for the ego likes the status quo.
1 The idea for today is obviously a continuation and extension of the preceding one. And also calls for a willingness to change Your mind about how You think things are. This time, however, specific mind searching periods are necessary in addition to applying the idea to particular situations as they arise. Whether they are uncomfortable or not. Five practice periods are urged, allowing a full minute for each. Before You complain: Is true Peace worth five minutes of Your day?
2 In the practice periods, begin by repeating the idea to yourself. I’m determined to see things differently! Then close your eyes and search your mind carefully for situations past, present or anticipated, which arouse anger in you. (Deliberately I’ve upped the ante.) For what is it but anger which underlies the whole, entire ego mindset? It’s the bottom line. The anger may take the form of any reaction ranging from mild irritation to rage. The degree of the emotion you experience does not matter. You will become increasingly aware that a slight twinge of annoyance is nothing but a veil drawn over intense fury. “Off with their heads!” -the ego hisses rage through its gritted teeth!
3 Try, therefore, not to let the “little” thoughts of anger escape you in the practice periods. As I just said, there is no little anger. Let that sink in. The ego is always ready to command: “Off with their heads!” I am being more direct, less gentle, with You All this year for Awakening needs to soon occur. We need not chaos and dark night. Remember that you do not really recognize what arouses anger in you, and nothing that you believe in this connection means anything. Now I’ve piqued Your curiosity, and that is excellent! You will probably be tempted to dwell more on some situations than on others on the fallacious grounds that they are more “obvious.” This is not so. It is merely an example of the belief that some forms of attack are more justified than others. Indeed I have a way with words; that is how I got this job! Enough levity! Let’s get back to work.
4 As you search your mind for all the forms in which attack thoughts present themselves, hold each one in mind and tell yourself:
5 I am determined to see _____ [name of person] differently.
I am determined to see _____ [specify the situation] differently.
To will to see differently, now that is true forgiveness.
6 Try to be as specific as possible. You may, for example, focus your anger on a particular attribute of a particular person, believing that the anger is limited to this aspect. If your perception of the person is suffering from this form of distortion, say:
7 I am determined to see _____ [specify the
attribute] in _____ [name of person] differently.
[Thank you Dear Brother]
*Sun~Rose is the scribe of the recently published book, “YOU ARE LOVED AND SAFE: PREP NOTES FOR EXPERIENCING GOD’S LOVE“, Jesus’ Guidance on the Miracle Principles
She is also author of, “RADIANT LIFE: RAW FOOD AND THE PRESENCE OF LOVE”BOTH now available on amazon.com