God have left the meaning of the world to your interpretation?
He had, it has no meaning, for it cannot be that meaning changes
constantly and yet is true.
Holy Spirit looks upon the world as with one purpose, changelessly
established, and no situation can affect its aim, but must be in
accord with it. For only if its aim could change with every situation
could each one be open to interpretation which is different every
time you think of it.
an element into the script you write for
every minute in the day, and all that happens now means something
else. You take away another element, and every meaning shifts accordingly.
your scripts reflect except your plans for what the day should
And thus you judge disaster and success, advance,
retreat, and gain and loss.
all are made according to the roles the script assigns.
fact they have no meaning in themselves is demonstrated by the ease
with which these labels change with other judgments, made on different
aspects of experience. And then, in looking back, you think you
see another meaning in what went before.
What have you
really done, except to show there was no meaning there?
But you assigned a meaning in the light of goals that change, with
every meaning shifting as they change.
a constant purpose can endow events with stable meaning. But it
must accord onr meaning to them all.
If they are given
different meanings, it must be that they reflect but different purposes.
And this is all the meaning that they have.
this be meaning?
Can confusion be what meaning means?
cannot be in constant flux and make allowance for stability of meaning
Fear is a judgm
Its presence has no meaning
but to show you wrote a fearful script and are afraid accordingly.
But not because the thing you fear has fearful meaning in itself.
purpose is the only means whereby perception can be stabilized and
one interpretation given to the world and all experiences here.
In this sharedpurpose is one judgment shared
by everyone and everything you see.
You do not have to
judge, for you have learned one meaning has been given everything
and you are glad to see it everywhere. It cannot change because
you would perceive it everywhere, unchanged by circumstance, and
so you offer it to all events and let them offer you stability.
judgement simply lies in this...
things have but one purpose, which you share with all the world;
and nothing in the world can be opposed to it, for it belongs
to everything as it belongs to you.
purpose is the end of all ideas of sacrifice, which must assume
a different purpose for the one who gains and him who loses.
could be no thought of sacrifice apart from this idea.
it is this idea of different goals which makes pe
shift and meaning change.
In one, united goal does this
become impossible, for your agreement makes interpretation stabilize
can communication really be established while the symbols which
are used mean different things? The
Holy Spirit’s goal gives one interpretation, meaningful to
you and to your brother; thus can you communicate with him, and
he with you. In symbols which you both can understand, the sacrifice
of meaning is undone. All sacrifice entails the loss of your ability
to see relationships among events. And looked at separately, they
have no meaning, for there is no light by which they can be seen
and understood. They have no purpose, and what they are for cannot
any thought of loss, there is no meaning. No one has agreed with
you on what it means. It is a part of a distorted script which cannot
be interpreted with meaning. It must be forever unintelligible.
This is not communication. Your dark dreams are but the senseless,
isolated scripts you write in sleep.
not to separate dreams for meaning. Only dreams of pardon can be
shared. They mean the same to both of you.
interpret out of solitude, for what you see means nothing.
will shift in what it stands for, and you will believe the world
is an uncertain place, in wh
ich you walk in danger and
It is but your interpretations which are
lacking in stability, for they are not in line with what you really
This is a state so seemingly unsafe that fear must
Do not continue
thus, my brothers.
one Interpreter, and through His use of symbols are we joined, so
that they mean the same to all of us.
Our common language
lets us speak to all our brothers and to understand with them forgiveness
has been given to us all, and thus we can communicate again.