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From Zero to Infinity in an Instant: Reflections on A Course in Miracles


we will return to the awareness of heaven. Fortunately, this forgiveness is not
something that we have to do with our own strength. All we need is a little willingness
for healing, and the Holy Spirit will direct our thoughts and actions to achieve this
healing. All things point toward the reunification of God’s creation and to the realization
of heaven. We can delay this reunification for a long time, but we cannot permanently
block it because it is God’s will. Eventually, even our worst enemy will become our
friend and our circle of friends will extend into infinity as we laugh about how we took
ourselves and our “enemies” so seriously. Imagine the joy of not having any enemies
and of not feeling like the targeted enemy of others!
Yes or No?
All things work together for good. There are no exceptions except in the ego's
judgment.
--A Course in Miracles
“All things work together for good.” If this is true, then there are some other things that
follow from this statement:
All things work together for good.
A. Everything that I do works together for good.
i. Everything that I am proud to have done works together for good.
ii. Everything that I regret having done works together for good.
B. Everything that you do works together for good.
i. Everything that you have done that I approve of works together for good.
ii. Everything that you have done that I would condemn you for works together for
good.
Do all things work together for good or not? Yes or no? We are used to judging some
things as good or bad, fortunate or unfortunate, lucky or unlucky. We are used to
judging ourselves and other people for things that we do or don’t do. Why do we judge?
It is because we feel guilty. When we feel guilty, we judge or attack ourselves and
others for things that we perceive as bad. Since we cannot bear to feel guilty alone, we
look for lacks in others and attempt to place guilt on others as well.
We feel guilty because we identify with our “ego,” which attempts to live apart from God.
We feel guilty because we believe that, by trying to live apart from God, we have broken
God’s perfect spiritual wholeness that he created. However, this separation from God is
an illusion. We are “dreaming” that we are separate and alone. In reality, we have never
left God.
Salvation must reverse the mad belief in separate thoughts and separate bodies,
which lead separate lives and go their separate ways. One function shared by
 
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