is a place in you where this whole world has been forgotten; where
no memory of sin and of illusion linger still.
is a place in you which time has left, and echoes of eternity
is a resting place so still no sound except a hymn to Heaven rises
up to gladden God the Father and the Son.
both abide, are They (God the Father and the Son) remembered, both,
They are, is Heaven
and is peace.
not that you can change Their dwelling-place. For your identity
abides in Them, and where They are, forever must you be.
changelessness of Heaven is in you, so deep within that nothing
in this world but passes by, unnoticed and unseen.
still infinity of endless peace surrounds you gently in its soft
embrace, so strong and quiet, tranquil in the might of its Creator,
nothing can intrude upon the sacred Son of God within.
is the role the Holy Spirit gives to you who wait upon the Son of
God, and would behold him waken and be glad. He is a part of you,
and you of him, because he is his Father’s Son, and not for
any purpose you may see in him.
is asked of you but to accept the changeless and eternal that abide
in him, for your identity is there. The peace in you can but be
found in him. And every thought of love you offer him but brings
your wakening to peace eternal and
This sacred Son of God is like yourself; the mirror of his Father’s
love for you, the soft reminder of his Father’s love by which
he was created, and which still abides in him, as it abides in you.
very still, and hear God’s Voice in him, and let It tell you
what his function is. He was created that you might be whole, for
only the complete can be a part of God’s completion, Which
There is no gift the Father asks of you but that you see in all
creation but the shining glory of His gift to you. Behold His Son,
His perfect gift, in whom his Father shines forever, and to whom
is all creation given as his own.
he has it, is it given you, and where it lies in him behold your
quiet that surrounds you dwells in him, and from this quiet come
the happy dreams in which your hands are joined in innocence. These
are not hands that grasp in dreams of pain. They hold no sword,
for they have left their hold on every vain illusion of the world.
And being empty, they received, instead, a brother’s hand
in which completion lay.
If you but knew the glorious goal that lies beyond forgiveness,
you would not keep hold on any thought, however light the touch
of evil on it may appear to be. For you would understand how great
the cost of holding anything God did not give in minds that can
direct the hand to bless, and lead God’s Son unto his Father’s
you not want to be a friend to him, created by his Father as His
God esteems him worthy of Himself, would you attack him with the
hands of hate?
would lay bloody hands on Heaven itself, and hope to find its peace?
brother thinks he holds the hand of death.
him not. But learn, instead, how blessed are you who can release
him, just by offering him yours.
dream is given you in which he is your Savior, not your enemy in
dream is given you in which you have forgiven him for all his dreams
of death; a dream of hope you share with him, instead of dreaming
evil separate dreams of hate.
does it seem so hard to share this dream?
unless the Holy Spirit gives the dream its function, it was made
for hate, and will continue in death’s services.
form it takes in some way calls for death. And those who serve the
lord of death have come to worship in a separated world, each with
his tiny spear and rusted sword, to keep his ancient promises to
Such is the core of fear in every dream that has been kept apart
from use by Him Who sees a different function for a dream.
When dreams are shared, they lose the function of attack and separation,
even though it was for this that every dream was made.
nothing in the world of dreams remains without the hope of change
and betterment, for here is not where changelessness is found.
us be glad indeed that this is so, and seek not the eternal in this
dreams are means to step aside from dreaming of a world outside
yourself. And leading finally beyond all dreams, unto the peace
of everlasting life.