This is a natural follow-on to my previous post. “Turn to the H.S. for guidance” is just perfect and I love this!
“Fantasies are a means of making false associations and attempting to obtain pleasure from them. (T15)”
Affirmation: “May I not indulge in meaningless fantasies.”
1 – May We Stop Lying to Ourselves
Many of us are prone to this unreality. We are bade to leave fantasies behind, as they are untruths that do not lead to the real world. The “false associations” are just that–lies that we tell ourselves. And would we not do well to stop lying to ourselves?
2 – Personal Experience
In my early adulthood, I often indulged in fantasies. These were not quite for the reason that ACIM seems to say, but, for me, a way to understand the world in which I lived, the world and its relationships. I considered various scenarios in my fantasies, seeking to understand why someone had acted as he/she had. I analyzed. And, of course, I was caught in…
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