Do nothing, then, and let forgiveness show you what to do, through Him Who is your Guide, your Savior and Protector, strong in hope, and certain of your ultimate success. He has forgiven you already, for such is His function, given Him by God. Now must you share His function, and forgive whom He has saved, whose sinlessness He sees, and whom He honors as the Son of God.
Lake Delton, WI (Vocus) August 13, 2009
At a screening on Wednesday of the acclaimed documentary, "A Course In Miracles Unleashed: A Direct Encounter with Jesus Christ In the Evolution and Enlightenment of the Human Species, one audience member found himself "in a full blown revelatory experience." "I am fairly new to the Course In Miracles," he explained, "and was hoping that the movie would help me better understand some of the ideas I have been grappling with. Quite unexpectedly, during the second part of the movie, I found myself in the brightest light I have ever seen. It was as if my entire being had suddenly become pure light emanation, and all I knew was Love - pure Love. At that point in the movie, the narrator was speaking about forgiveness and I knew by direct experience, without question or doubt exactly what was being said. I laughed and cried with indescribable joy for the rest of the film."
In episode II of A Course In Miracles Unleashed, awakened minds give deeply moving accounts of their individual experiences of true forgiveness, as expressed by Jesus Christ in A Course In Miracles. In answer to the question, "What is Forgiveness?" Jesus answers thus:
"Forgiveness recognizes what you thought your brother did to you has not occurred. It does not pardon sins and make them real. It sees there was no sin. And in that view are all your sins forgiven. What is sin, except a false idea about God's Son? Forgiveness merely sees its falsity, and therefore lets it go. What then is free to take its place is now the Will of God."
"An unforgiving thought is one which makes a judgment that it will not raise to doubt, although it is not true. The mind is closed, and will not be released. The thought protects projection, tightening its chains, so that distortions are more veiled and more obscure; less easily accessible to doubt, and further kept from reason. What can come between a fixed projection and the aim that it has chosen as its wanted goal?"
"An unforgiving thought does many things. In frantic action it pursues its goal, twisting and overturning what it sees as interfering with its chosen path. Distortion is its purpose, and the means by which it would accomplish it as well. It sets about its furious attempts to smash reality, without concern for anything that would appear to pose a contradiction to its point of view."
"Forgiveness, on the other hand, is still, and quietly does nothing. It offends no aspect of reality, nor seeks to twist it to appearances it likes. It merely looks, and waits, and judges not. He who would not forgive must judge, for he must justify his failure to forgive. But he who would forgive himself must learn to welcome truth exactly as it is."
"Do nothing, then, and let forgiveness show you what to do, through Him Who is your Guide, your Savior and Protector, strong in hope, and certain of your ultimate success. He has forgiven you already, for such is His function, given Him by God. Now must you share His function, and forgive whom He has saved, whose sinlessness He sees, and whom He honors as the Son of God."
"A Course In Miracles Unleashed: A Direct Encounter with Jesus Christ In The Evolution and Enlightenment of The Human Species"(2008 Source Resonance Films) is available on DVD from http://www.acourseinmiraclesunleashed.com.