“And I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.â€ (Matthew 16:19)
Wow, what responsibility !! How humbling to realize that I have the power to block the peace of God or BE the SAVIOUR of the world. I have been granted the power of judgement â€“ choosing Right from Evil. Do I have the knowledge to use it properly or SHOULD I ASK FOR GUIIDANCE? Isn’t the improper use of judgment the â€˜Original Sinâ€™?.
Grandiosity would dictate that I believe I have sufficient knowledge to make any and all judgements â€“ Grandeur, would have me realize that I am an essential part that is needed to complete the Sonship of God, not block it. Without ME the Sonship will be incomplete â€“ my salvation IS the salvation of the world.
Grandeur would have me realize that I have the power to enslave or free the world, AS DOES ALL MY BROTHERS – Let me remove myself as an obstacle to peace of God and allow them to do their part. They are as capable as I. I am NOT their teacher as I am not my own. I need not worry that they do their part â€“ I need ONLY concentrate on doing MY part, bringing all my judgments past/present, binding the world, to the Holy Spirit and allowing Him to choose for me.
“Plan ahead is good advice in this world, where you should and must control & direct where you have accepted responsibility. But the Universal Plan is in more appropriate hands. You will know
all you need to know. Make NO attempts to plan ahead in this respect.” (ACIM T 1 B 4b)
Lord, Help me to change my mind about the world and stop trying to change the world to suit my needs. Amen.
God Bless Ciao