Guidance from Elder Brother
as Received and Transcribed by Sun~Rose*
CIMS DAILY LESSON
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.
L e s s o n 122
Forgiveness offers everything I want.
For when You are here for giving then You know You are complete. And it is from this completeness that You have endless joyful gifts for giving.
What is the greatest gift that You can offer to a Brother but that S/He is as whole and as complete as You, “pressed down and running over”.
1 What could you want forgiveness cannot give? Do you want peace? Forgiveness offers it. Do you want happiness, a quiet mind, a certainty of purpose, and a sense of worth and beauty that transcends the world? Do you want care and safety and the warmth of sure protection always? Do you want a quietness that cannot be disturbed, a gentleness that never can be hurt, a deep, abiding comfort, and a rest so perfect it can never be upset?
You understand that the above is but a description of the Reality of Awakening. The Beauty of It.
2 All this forgiveness offers you, and more. It sparkles in your eyes as you awake and gives you joy with which to meet the day.
Forgiveness is the Gift of but giving Love to Your Brother. Love is the only thing that He does need. This Gift to Him does bless You as well, for Love, too, is Your only need, and when You give It, then You must have It for giving!
When You willi to give, then the Gift is Yours.
It soothes your forehead while you sleep and rests upon your eyelids so you see no dreams of fear and evil, malice, and attack. And when you wake again, it offers you another day of happiness and peace. All this forgiveness offers you, and more.
Despite all contrary circumstances; they are just ‘seeming’. This world of dreaming – by its very nature: opposing Reality – is full of seeming ‘evil’. And yet what place can ‘evil’ hold in a Universe of Good?
3 Forgiveness lets the veil be lifted up which hides the face of Christ from those who look with unforgiving eyes upon the world.
What is “the face of Christ” but the inherent goodness and beauty of All Brothers. For God – Be-ing Source – is Good and Beautiful. So then this must be True of all Creation, including You.
It lets you recognize the Son of God and clears your memory of all dead thoughts so that remembrance of your Father can arise across the threshold of your mind.
Once You remember Who You really are, then do You remember for Your Brothers.
4 What would you want forgiveness cannot give? What gifts but these are worthy to be sought? What fancied value, trivial effect, or transient promise never to be kept can hold more hope than what forgiveness brings? Why would you seek an answer other than the answer that will answer everything? Here is the perfect answer, given to imperfect questions, meaningless requests, half-hearted willingness to hear, and less than halfway diligence and partial trust.
All that is being asked of You is to Love All Your Brothers. For Love is both impartial and universally applied. Not a special ‘gift’; for Love – to be Love – is given freely. Remember that I said: “Freely Ye have received, so freely give.”
In other words,, You are here for giving.
5 Here is the answer! Seek for it no more. You will not find another one instead. God’s plan for your salvation cannot change, nor can it fail. Be thankful it remains exactly as He planned it. Changelessly it stands before you like an open door with warmth and welcome calling from beyond the doorway, bidding you to enter in and make yourself at home where you belong.
6 Here is the answer! Would you stand outside while all of Heaven waits for you within? Forgive and be forgiven. As you give, you will receive. There is no plan but this for the salvation of the Son of God. Let us today rejoice that this is so, for here we have an answer, clear and plain, beyond deceit in its simplicity. All the complexities the world has spun of fragile cobwebs disappear before the power and the majesty of this extremely simple statement of the truth.
The complexity, multiplicity, and duplicity of the world exist to hide its hateful basis: the attack on God. Having attacked Your Source of Love, what resource have You to Love Your Brother?
7 Here is the answer! Do not turn away in aimless wandering again. Accept salvation now. It is the gift of God and not the world. The world can give no gifts of any value to a mind which has received what God has given as its own. God wills salvation be received today and that the intricacies of your dreams no longer hide their nothingness from you.
How complicated seems the world, full of “interlaced ambiguities” all to hide the lack of Love. We cut through all its seeming ‘power’ and its complications with the pureness of Our impartial Love. “Freely You have received, so freely give!
8 Open your eyes today, and look upon a happy world of safety and of peace. Forgiveness is the means by which it comes to take the place of hell. In quietness it rises up to greet your open eyes and fill your heart with deep tranquility as ancient truths, forever newly born, arise in your awareness. What you will remember then can never be described. Yet your forgiveness offers it to you.
9 Remembering the gifts forgiveness gives, we undertake our practicing today with hope and faith that this will be the day salvation will be ours. Earnestly and gladly will we seek for it today, aware we hold the key within our hands, accepting Heaven’s answer to the hell we made, but where we would remain no more.
10 Morning and evening do we gladly give a quarter of an hour to the search in which the end of hell is guaranteed. Begin in hopefulness, for we have reached the turning point at which the road becomes far easier. And now the way is short that yet we travel. We are close indeed to the appointed ending of the dream.
11 Sink into happiness as you begin these practice periods, for they hold out the sure rewards of questions answered, and what your acceptance of the answer brings. Today it will be given you to feel the peace forgiveness offers and the joy the lifting of the veil holds out to you.
12 Before the light you will receive today the world will fade until it disappears, and you will see another world arise you have no words to picture. Now we walk directly into light, and we receive the gifts which have been held in store for us since time began, kept waiting for today. Forgiveness offers everything you want. Today all things you want are given you.
13 Let not your gifts recede throughout the day, as you return again to meet a world of shifting change and bleak appearances. Retain your gifts in clear awareness as you see the changeless in the heart of change, the light of truth behind appearances. Be tempted not to let your gifts slip by and drift into forgetfulness but hold them firmly in your mind by your attempts to think of them at least a minute as each quarter of an hour passes by.
14 Remind yourself how precious are these gifts with this reminder, which has power to hold your gifts in your awareness through the day:
15 Forgiveness offers everything I want.
Today I have accepted this as true.
Today I have received the gifts of God.
And this morning1 as You listened, one year and one day later? The same great peace and happiness, My dear Belovèd Brother
1 Transcriber’s note: At this time last year, I was, and had been for weeks, in such pain and weakness and emaciation that I had to transcribe lying down! (That was some trick!) Our Brother spoke strongly to Me when I was wanting to ‘go’ and when I did vote for Life instead (thanks to Him), the healing came.
[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