I want the peace of God.

The peace of God is everything I want.

The peace of God is my one goal; the aim

of all my living here, the end I seek,

my purpose and my function and my life

while I abide where I am not at home.



The peace of God is shining in me now.

I will be still, and let the earth be still

along with me. And in that stillness,

we will find the peace of God.

It is within my heart,

which witnesses to God Himself.



There is no peace except the peace of God.

Let me not wander from the way of peace,

for I am lost on other roads than this.

But let me follow Him Who leads me home,

and peace is certain as the Love of God.


Peace to my mind. Let all my thoughts be still.

Father, I come to You today to seek the peace that You alone can give.

I come in silence.

In the quiet of my heart, the deep recesses of my mind,

I wait and listen for Your Voice.

My Father, speak to me today.

I come to hear Your Voice in silence and in certainty and love,

sure You will hear my call and answer me.”

Now do we wait in quiet.

God is here because we wait together.

I am sure that He will speak to you, and you will hear.

Accept my confidence, for it is yours.

Our minds are joined.

We wait with one intent; to hear our Father’s answer to our call,

to let our thoughts be still and find His peace,

to hear Him speak to us of what we are,

and to reveal Himself unto His Son.



Now will I seek and find the peace of God.

In peace I was created. And in peace do I remain.

It is not given me to change my Self.

How merciful is God my Father,

that when He created me He gave me peace forever.

Now I ask but to be what I am.

And can this be denied me, when it is forever so?

Father, I seek the peace You gave as mine in my creation.

What was given then must be here now,

for my creation was apart from time,

and still remains beyond all change.

The peace in which Your Son was born into Your Mind is shining there unchanged.

I am as You created me.

I need but call on You to find the peace You gave.

It is Your Will that gave it to Your Son.”



Your peace is with me, Father. I am safe.

Your peace surrounds me, Father. Where I go,

Your peace goes there with me.

It sheds its light on everyone I meet.

I bring it to the desolate and lonely and afraid.

I give Your peace to those who suffer pain, or grieve for loss,

or think they are bereft of hope and happiness.

Send them to me, my Father. Let me bring Your peace with me.

For I would save Your Son, as is Your Will,

that I may come to recognize my Self.”

And so we go in peace.

To all the world we give the message that we have received.

And thus we come to hear the Voice of God,

Who speaks to us as we relate His Word;

Whose Love we recognize because we share the Word that He has given unto us.



This day I choose to spend in perfect peace.

It does not seem to me that I can choose to have but peace today.

And yet, my God assures me that His Son is like Himself.

Let me this day have faith in Him Who says I am God’s Son.

And let the peace I choose be mine today bear witness to the truth of what He says.

God’s Son can have no cares, and must remain forever in the peace of Heaven.

 In his name I give today to finding what my Father wills for me,

accepting it as mine, and giving it to all my Father’s Sons, along with me.

And so, my Father, would I pass this day with You.

Your Son has not forgotten You. T

he peace You gave him still is in his mind,

and it is there I choose to spend today.”



My heart is beating in the peace of God.

Surrounding me is all the life that God created in His Love.

It calls to me in every heartbeat and in every breath;

in every action and in every thought.

Peace fills my heart, and floods my body with the purpose of forgiveness.

Now my mind is healed, and all I need to save the world is given me.

Each heartbeat brings me peace; each breath infuses me with strength.

I am a messenger of God, directed by His Voice, sustained by Him in love,

and held forever quiet and at peace within His loving arms.

Each heartbeat calls His Name, and everyone is answered by His Voice,

 assuring me I am at home in Him.

Let me attend Your Answer, not my own.

Father, my heart is beating in the peace the Heart of Love created.

It is there and only there that I can be at home.



The stillness of the peace of God is mine.

Perhaps we are now ready for a day of undisturbed tranquility.

If this is not yet feasible,

we are content and even more than satisfied to learn how such a day can be achieved.

If we give way to a disturbance,

let us learn how to dismiss it and return to peace.

We need but tell our minds, with certainty,

“The stillness of the peace of God is mine,”

and nothing can intrude upon the peace that God Himself has given to His Son.

Father,Your peace is mine.

What need have I to fear that anything can rob me of what You would have me keep?

I cannot lose Your gifts to me.

And so the peace You gave Your Son is with me still,

in quietness and in my own eternal love for You.



The hush of Heaven holds my heart today.

Father, how still today!

How quietly do all things fall in place!

This is the day that has been chosen as the time in which

 I come to understand the lesson that there is no need that I do anything.

In You is every choice already made.

In You has every conflict been resolved.

In You is everything I hope to find already given me.

Your peace is mine.

My heart is quiet, and my mind at rest.

Your Love is Heaven, and Your Love is mine.

The stillness of today will give us hope that we have found the way,

 and travelled far along it, to a wholly certain goal.

Today we will not doubt the end which God Himself has promised us.

We trust in Him, and in our Self, Who still is one with Him.



This is a day of stillness and of peace.

Christ’s vision looks through me today.

His sight shows me all things forgiven and at peace,

and offers this same vision to the world.

And I accept this vision in its name, both for myself and for the world as well.

 What loveliness we look upon today!

What holiness we see surrounding us!

And it is given us to recognize it is a holiness in which we share;

it is the Holiness of God Himself.

This day my mind is quiet, to receive the Thoughts You offer me.

And I accept what comes from You instead of from myself.

I do not know the way to You.

But You are wholly certain.

Father, lead Your Son along the quiet path that ends in You.

Let my forgiveness be complete, and let the memory of You return to me.



There is a peace that Christ bestows on us.

Who uses but Christ’s vision finds a peace so deep and quiet,

undisturbable and wholly changeless, that the world contains no counterpart.

 Comparisons are still before this peace.

And all the world departs in silence, as this peace envelops it,

and gently carries it to truth, no more to be the home of fear.

For Love has come, and healed the world by giving it Christ’s peace.

Father, the peace of Christ is given us,

because it is Your Will that we be saved.

Help us today but to accept Your gift, and judge it not.

For it has come to us to save us from our judgement on ourselves.”



I am not asked to make a sacrifice
To find the mercy and the peace of God.

The end of suffering can not be loss.

The gift of everything can but be gain.

You only give. You never take away.

And You created me to be like You,

so sacrifice becomes impossible for me as well as You.

I, too, must give, and so all things are given unto me forever and forever.

As I was created, I remain. Your Son can make no sacrifice,

for he must be complete, having the function of completing You.

I am complete because I am Your Son. I cannot lose, for I can only give.

And everything is mine eternally.”

The mercy and the peace of God are free.

Salvation has no cost.

It is a gift that must be freely given and received,

and it is this that we would learn today.



Today the peace of God envelops me,
And I forget all things except His Love.

Father, I wake today with miracles correcting my perception of all things.

And so begins the day I share with You as I will share eternity,

for time has stepped aside today.

I do not seek the things of time, and so I will not look upon them.

What I seek today transcends all laws of time and things perceived in time.

I would forget all things except Your Love.

I would abide in You, and know no laws except Your law of Love.

And I would find the peace which You created for Your Son,

forgetting all the foolish toys I made as I behold Your glory and my own.

And when the evening comes today,

we will remember nothing but the peace of God.

For we will learn today what peace is ours when we forget all things except God’s Love.



My sinless brother is my guide to peace.
My sinful brother is my guide to pain.
And which I choose to see I will behold.

Who is my brother but Your holy Son?

And if I see him sinful, I proclaim myself a sinner; not a Son of God;

alone and friendless in a fearful world.

Yet this perception is a choice I make, and can relinquish.

I can also see my brother sinless, as Your holy Son.

And with this choice I see my sinlessness,

my everlasting Comforter and Friend beside me,

and my way secure and clear.

Choose, then, for me, my Father, through Your Voice.

For He alone gives judgement in Your Name.



We stand together, Christ and I, in peace
And certainty of purpose. And in Him
Is His Creator, as He is in me.

My oneness with the Christ establishes me as Your Son,

beyond the reach of time, and wholly free of every law but Yours.

I have no self except the Christ in me.

I have no purpose but His own.

And He is like His Father.

Thus must I be one with You as well as Him.

For who is Christ except Your Son as You created Him?

And what am I except the Christ in me?



There is no end to all the peace and joy
And all the miracles that I will give
When I accept God’s Word. Why not today?

Why should I wait, my Father, for the joy You promised me?

For You will keep Your Word You gave Your Son in exile.

I am sure my treasure waits for me,

and I need but reach out my hand to find it.

Even now my fingers touch it.

It is very close.

I need not wait an instant more, to be at peace forever.

It is You I choose, and my Identity along with You.

Your Son would be Himself,

and know You as his Father and Creator and his Love.



God’s answer is some form of peace. All pain
Is healed; all misery replaced with joy.
All prison doors are opened. And all sin
Is understood as merely a mistake.

Father, today we will forgive Your world, and let creation be Your own.

We have misunderstood all things.

But we have not made sinners of the holy Sons of God.

What You created sinless so abides forever and forever.

Such are we.

And we rejoice to learn that we have made mistakes which have no real effects on us.

Sin is impossible, and on this fact forgiveness rests upon a certain base more solid than the shadow world we see.

Help us forgive, for we would be redeemed.

Help us forgive, for we would be at peace.



Peace be to me, the holy Son of God.
Peace to my brother, who is one with me.
Let all the world be blessed with peace through us.

Father, it is Your peace that I would give, receiving it of You.

I am Your Son, forever just as You created me,

for the Great Rays remain forever still and undisturbed within me.

I would reach to them in silence and in certainty,

for nowhere else can certainty be found.

Peace be to me, and peace to all the world.

In holiness were we created, and in holiness do we remain.

Your Son is like to You in perfect sinlessness,

and with this thought we gladly say ‘Amen’.”


A Course In Miracles
Lessons: 205, 208, 220, 221, 230, 245, 255, 267, 273, 286, 291, 305,

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