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When consciousness is afire with Truth and Love, it destroys all sense of fear, doubt, 


hate, envy, disease, and discord -- and this pure consciousness is felt by all whom we 

meet, and it lightens the load they carry. It is impossible to be "the light of the world" and 

not dispel the darkness of those about us.



Realize that all the good you experience is the shining forth of your own consciousness 

even when it appears to come from, or through, some other individual. Recognize every 

evil appearance as a false perception of harmony and therefore not to be feared or hated, 

and this will result in the disappearance of the illusion and the showing forth of reality. 

Only illumined consciousness can look upon an evil appearance and perceive the divine 

reality. Only the Christ in consciousness can strip error of its seeming reality and rob it of 

its sting.



Spiritual illumination reveals that we are not mortals--not even human beings--but that 

we are pure spiritual being, divine consciousness, self-sustaining life, all-inclusive mind. 

This light destroys the illusions of personal sense.



Illumination dissolves all material ties and binds men together with the golden chains of 

spiritual understanding; it acknowledges only the leadership of the Christ; it has no ritual 

or rule but the divine, impersonal, universal love, no other worship than the inner Flame 

that is ever lit at the shrine of Spirit. This union is the free state of spiritual brotherhood. 

The only restraint is the discipline of Soul; therefore, we know liberty without license; we 

are a united universe without physical limits, a divine service to God without ceremony 

or creed.



The illumined walk without fear -- by Grace.



To know that we are the fulfillment of God, that we are that place in consciousness where 

God shines through, is to be spiritually minded. The realization that every individual is 

the presence of God, that all that is, is God appearing, is spiritual consciousness. The 

understanding that what we see, hear, taste, touch, or smell through the five physical 

senses is but the finite concept of reality, and in no wise related to the spiritually real, is 

spiritual sense.



Christ-consciousness beholds God everywhere shining through the mist of personal 

sense. It recognizes no sinner to be reformed, no sick to heal, no poor to enrich. Spiritual 

illumination dispels the false concepts or images of finite sense and reveals all being as 

God appearing.



The light in individual consciousness reveals the world of God's creating, the universe of 

reality, the children of God. In this light, the mortal scene disappears, and the world of 

concepts, "this world," gives place to "My kingdom" -- the reality of things seen as they 

are.



Likewise, there is always the sense of an inner companionship. We feel an inner warmth, 


a living presence, a divine assurance. Sometimes we feel a strong hand in ours or behold




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