Workbook
Lesson #
212

(192) I have a function God would have me fill.

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Reading
T-18.VI

Today's
Inspiration

Those who seek the light are merely covering their eyes. The light is in them now. Enlightenment is but a recognition, not a change at all. (W-188.1:2-4)

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