Guidance from Elder Brother
as Received and Transcribed by Sun~Rose*
LESSON SIXTY FOUR
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
Let me not forget my function.
What could make me forget My function but strong dis-inclination to fulfill it. And what would make Me disinclined but an aversion to Awakening, a fondness for the dreaming. A state of absolute insanity for it has blocked out all Reality. (Please take some moments to let that sink in.)
1 Today’s idea is merely another way of saying, “Let me not wander into temptation.” All dreaming came about for just that reason. To look at things another way seemed very tempting, and just too hard to resist. And so You didn’t. The purpose of the world you see is to obscure your function of forgiveness and provide you with a justification for forgetting it. It is the temptation to abandon God and His Son, taking on a physical appearance. For Your real identification is but purely mental. It is this – ‘physicality’ – which the body’s eyes look upon. The body’s eyes think they see what is ‘out there’; yet all they see is ego thinking.
2 Nothing the body’s eyes seem to see can be anything but a form of temptation, since this was the purpose of the body itself. Just to keep You hooked on endless dreaming. Yet we have learned that the Holy Spirit has another use for all the illusions you have made, and therefore He sees another purpose in them. Putting them to use that the dream be healed, changed back to Heaven. Remember that the Holy Spirit’s Function is to turn all things to Your advantage; i.e. Your healing. To the Holy Spirit, the world is a place where you learn to forgive yourself what you think of as your sins. They are not really ‘sins’ for they’ve not happened in Reality; only in dreams. In this perception, the physical appearance of temptation becomes the spiritual recognition of salvation. As One turns from death to Life, from hate to Love, hell to Heaven.
3 To review our last few lessons, your function here is to be the light of the world, a function given you by God. It is only the arrogance of the ego that leads you to question this and only the fear of the ego that induces you to regard yourself as unworthy of the task assigned to you by God Himself. Who insists upon His sins but He who wishes to keep them
4 The world’s salvation awaits your forgiveness, because through it does the Son of God escape from all illusions and thus from all temptation. You see that only You can change Your view? The Son of God is you. And Heaven stays as hell until You give another word by changing Your thinking. Only by fulfilling the function given you by God – knowing You’re His Son and accepting it with all its blessings – will you be happy. That is because your function is to be happy by using the means by which happiness becomes inevitable. Let Your mind return to Reality; turn from the ego’s foolish dreams that make Heaven seem like hell. It really isn’t. This is why We speak of Awakening. Their scale may be enormous, with galaxies encompassed, yet it is but a full-screen, 3-D, Technicolor dream! Of course You are the hero or the heroine. After all, it’s Your dream!
5 There is no other way. Let’s do a simple recap: Bless Your enemies, and You’ll be happy. Better yet, why not make them friends! You’ll sleep well at night, and dance through Your days till Awakening. Therefore every time you choose whether or not to fulfill your function, you are really choosing whether to be happy or not. Let us remember this today. Let us remind ourselves of it in the morning and again at night and all through the day as well. Wow! All God asks is that I be happy! All I need to do is be forgiving. That is not that hard, since it’s all a dream!
6 Prepare yourself in advance for all the decisions you will make today by remembering that they are all really very simple. Each one will lead to happiness or unhappiness. Choose You Love or fear. Love leads to good decisions; fear to poor. Can such a simple decision really be difficult to make? Let not the form of the decision deceive you. It matters not what the topic might be. Choice is Love … or not. Complexity of form does not imply complexity of content. It is impossible that any decision on earth can have a content different from just this one simple choice. Will I Love or hate? That is the only choice the Holy Spirit sees. Therefore it is the only choice there is.
7 Today, then, let us practice with these thoughts:
8 Let me not forget my function.
Let me not try to substitute mine for God’s. Let kindness rule Me. Let me forgive and be happy.
9 At least once devote ten or 15 minutes to reflecting on this with closed eyes. Related thoughts will come to help you if you remember the crucial importance of your function to you and to the world. The Holy Spirit is Your active Partner in this most holy of endeavours. S/He’s the very best of all companions!
10 In the frequent applications of today’s idea to be made throughout the day, devote several minutes to reviewing these thoughts and then to thinking about them and about nothing else. This will be difficult at first, particularly since you are not proficient in the mind discipline which it requires. You may need to repeat “Let me not forget my function” quite often, to help you concentrate. Let Me Love, not hate.
11 Two forms of shorter practice periods are required. At times, do the exercises with your eyes closed, trying to concentrate on the thoughts you are applying. At other times keep your eyes open after reviewing the thoughts and look slowly and unselectively about you, telling yourself:
12 This is the world it is my function to save.
I wonder how it feels to perceive it through the Eyes of Love, seeing as God does.
[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