A Course in Miracles, Lesson 269: “My sight goes forth to look upon Christ’s face”. This lesson is about us all being one and desiring to learn to transcend the illusion of separation.
Lesson 269 – In Other Words…
My sight looks past all illusions and sees the true essence of the Divine that is all around me.
Please help me see the world in a different light today. Teach me how to do this. I want to see every person as one with me, and I know that forgiveness is the means to accomplish that.
I now can see the love within every being and therefore recognize myself as love. As I transcend the perception of my senses I realize we are all One – forever united in peace.
Not only the people around me am I one with – but all the ones which have ever lived in the past and all the souls that will take on a body in the future – we are all one. Is this what reincarnation truly means?
Personal Experience: A Difficult Lesson to Grasp
Lesson 269 I found rather difficult to grasp to begin with.
But later I had a small revelation that when I could see other people as connected or even one with me, I would react much kinder towards them than if I saw them as separate from me.
As I saw the others as a lovely, caring human beings who just make silly mistakes because they does not know better, I could somehow see myself as lovely and caring, too. I realized that I made silly mistakes because I did not know better either…
Suddenly forgiveness was complete, and there was an instant of knowing, an instant of gratitude for being allowed to witness this magic moment. The Course would call this moment the Holy Instant…