Course in Miracles
27 - The Healing of the Dream
is no sadness where a miracle has come to heal. And
nothing more than just one instant of your love without attack
is necessary, that all this occur. In that one instant are you
healed, and in that single instant is all healing done.
stands apart from you, when you accept the blessing that the holy
afraid of blessing, for the One Who blesses you loves all the
world, and leaves nothing within the world that could be feared.
you shrink from blessing, will the world indeed seem fearful,
for you have withheld its peace and comfort, leaving it to die.
Would not a world so
bitterly bereft be looked on as a condemnation by the one who
could have saved it, but stepped back because he was afraid of
of all the dying bring reproach, and suffering whispers,
is there to fear?”
well its question. It is asked of you on your behalf.
world asks only that you rest an instant from attack upon yourself,
that it be healed.
to the holy instant and be healed, for nothing that is there received
is left behind, on your returning to the world.
blessed, you will bring blessing. Life is given you to give the
dying world. And suffering eyes no longer will accuse, but shine
in thanks to you who blessing gave.
instant’s radiance will light your eyes, and give them sight
to see beyond all suffering, and see Christ’s face instead.
on one cannot perceive the other, for they cannot both be there.
And what you see the world will witness, and will witness to.
Thus is your
healing everything the world requires, that it may be healed.
one lesson which has perfectly been learned. And then, when you
forget it, will the world remind you gently of what you have taught.
will its thanks withhold from you who let yourself be healed that
it might live. It will call forth its witnesses to show the face
of Christ to you who brought the sight to them, by which they
of accusation is replaced by one in which all eyes look lovingly
upon the Friend who brought them their release. And happily your
brother will perceive the many friends he thought were enemies.