ACIM Lesson 269

ACIM Lesson 269 My sight goes forth to look upon Christ’s face. I ask for the illusion which transcends all those I made. ⁵Today I choose to see a world forgiven.

In every child of God His blessing lies, and in your blessing of the the children of God is His blessing to you.

My sight goes forth to look upon Christ’s face.

1. I ask Your blessing on my sight today. ²It is the means which You have chosen to become the way to show me my mistakes, and look beyond them. ³It is given me to find a new perception through the Guide You gave to me, and through His lessons to surpass perception and return to truth. ⁴I ask for the illusion which transcends all those I made. ⁵Today I choose to see a world forgiven, in which everyone shows me the face of Christ, and teaches me that what I look upon belongs to me; that nothing is, except Your holy Son.

2. Today our sight is blessed indeed. ²We share one vision, as we look upon the face of Him Whose Self is ours. ³We are one because of Him Who is the Son of God; of Him Who is our own Identity.

Seeing Beyond the Error

I do ask God’s blessing on my sight today. I want to see with Christ Vision. I want to see the face of Christ in everyone. I will pay attention to my thoughts and reactions to others so that I can be shown the error if there is one, and if so, shown how to look beyond them. This actually happened to me this morning. I was walking in the park and there were two women coming toward me.

I felt uneasy as I realized that none of us were wearing masks but then I saw they were veering off the path. One of them looked up and smiled at me and I smiled back and felt happy and I was glad we weren’t wearing masks. I am also aware that some people feel very differently about masking and vaccinating than I do and that’s OK. What I stay vigilant for is any desire to judge them or our difference in opinion. If that happens, I am quick to ask for Vision to show me the face of Christ in us all.

Christ’s vision is His gift to you. (ACIM, T-13.VIII.6:6)

Sometimes I will be asked how to see the face of Christ in another. My experience is that I cannot do this, but that I can want this and be willing to meet its conditions and it just happens. The only conditions of which I am aware is the willingness to see past the body, the personality, the words or actions of the other person, and mostly to look past my own judgments.

I don’t think I can be given the gift of Christ Vision if I am angry or projecting guilt. If I am failing to meet its conditions, I can always access this gift if I ask the Holy Spirit for a new perception. There is always another way to see, I just have to sincerely desire it and ask for it. Asking for this new way to see is how I forgive the world and let it disappear so that I can become aware of what it has hidden. It will still be an illusion I see, but it will be a transcendent illusion, one closer to reality.

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