Conflict must be resolved. It cannot be evaded, set aside, denied, disguised, seen somewhere else, called by another name, or hidden by deceit of any kind, if it would be escaped. It must be seen exactly as it is, where it is thought to be, in the reality which has been given it, and with the purpose that the mind accorded it. For only then are its defences lifted, and the truth can shine upon it as it disappears.
Father, forgiveness is the light You choose to shine away all conflict and all doubt, and light the way for our return to You. No light but this can end our evil dream. No light but this can save the world. For this alone will never fail in anything, being Your gift to Your beloved Son.
I drove into daybreak on the way to Manchester, after waking at 5 a.m. and fitting in about 500 words on the book. Fitted in another 300 while I waited on his drive for my son to come home, as he’d forgotten I was coming and was at his friend’s house. My work there was quick and clinical and I was back on the road home by 12.15.
The rest of the day was spent at the Ramada Penns Lane hotel (used to be the hotel used in Crossroads many years ago). Gym, spa, and afternoon tea. Gave the ACIM support group a miss and ended with a couple of hundred words to round off the word count to 1000. Slid down between the sheets feeling very satisfied.