Now I Understand!

Man belongs to God and is constituted of God's qualities. He expresses the divine Mind and Mind's infinite, spiritual nature.

However, when we mistakenly think of ourselves as limited human beings rather than expressions of the one Divine Being, we make ourselves liable to the impositions of material theories and so-called laws relative to our mental capacities—laws that have no basis or reality in divine Truth. Comprehension, perception, and reason are limited when we think of ourselves and others as mortal beings with finite, material minds, filled with concepts that make us sinful, guilty, confused, diseased.

But as surely as there is one infinite God, there is truly one infinite, divine Mind. As we acknowledge this spiritual fact, we liberate ourselves from the limitations of material thought processes. When we erroneously relate intelligence to matter, we can suffer from stubborn resistance to the truth we should be readily seeing; we find pride in personal intellect shutting out the divine rays that would enlighten us. However, when we meekly, willingly accept the oneness and allness of the divine Mind, we find ourselves saying, "Now I understand!"

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Lessons from the Sun
October 9, 1976

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