What could harm the power and glory of God’s Divine Love? A Love that knows no opposite doesn’t have opponent or ‘enemy.’ This is actually the meaning of True Strength. Having no enemy, the concept of ‘overpowering’is meaningless to Love. For Love can only look on Love and see Its Perfection radiating Eternally.
The ego may be the belief in vulnerability. It is the belief that something (anything) can be attacked or weakened or destroyed ACIM AUTHOR. Such a belief is but a vain try to deny the Eternal Union of Spirit, That is far beyond the imagined world of the temporary. In fantasy, attack seems possible and defenses justified, but what is fantasy but an imaginary game a sleepy child plays for a moment of amusement.
There’s an occasion when disillusionment involves the mind which deals in fantasies. And beyond this point a whole new world of glimmering light emerges within. The Vision of the Holy One is revealed while the veil of duality is parted, and beaming Rays of Light replace the entire world of perception. In the Great Rays of Understanding is God and Self remembered, whole, unified, perfect and complete.
Such is the value of forgiveness. Forgiveness parts the veil made to cover up the Face of Love. Forgiveness brings healing to a mind fatigued with fantasies. Forgiveness brings gentleness to some sort of made harsh by lies. And forgiveness brings the glad tidings of Awakening, heralding the dawn of Wisdom Eternal. “Once you meet anyone, remember it is really a holy encounter. As you see him you might find yourself. As you treat him you will treat yourself. As you consider him you will consider yourself. Always remember this, for in him you will find yourself or lose yourself. Whenever two Sons of God meet, they’re given another chance at salvation. Don’t leave anyone without giving salvation to him and receiving it yourself. For I am always there with you, in remembrance of you.
Thank You God for opening the way and leading a lost flock back once again to the Awareness of Eternal Oneness. Glory to God in the Highest, and Good Will to all!
Excerpt from A Glimpse of Grace David Hoffmeister
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