Course in Miracles
28 - The Undoing of Fear
the Atonement for yourself means not to give support to someone’s
dream of sickness and of death.
It means that you share
not his wish to separate, and let him turn illusions on himself.
Nor do you wish that they be turned, instead, on you.
Thus have they no effects.
And you are free of dreams of pain because you let him be.
Unless you help him,
you will suffer pain with him because that is your wish.
And you become a figure
in his dream of pain, as he in yours. So do you both become illusions
and without identity.
You could be anyone
or anything, depending on whose evil dream you share. You can be
sure of just one thing; that you are evil, for you share in dreams