A Course
In Miracles

Authorized Online Edition
Workbook For Students



I seek a future different from the past.

1. 1From new perception of the world there comes a future very different from the past. 2The future now is recognized as but extension of the present. 3Past mistakes can cast no shadows on it, so that fear has lost its idols and its images, and being formless, it has no effects. 4Death will not claim the future now, for life is now its goal, and all the needed means are happily provided. 5Who can grieve or suffer when the present has been freed, extending its security and peace into a quiet future filled with joy?

2. 1Father, we were mistaken in the past, and choose to use the present to be free. 2Now do we leave the future in Your Hands, leaving behind our past mistakes, and sure that You will keep Your present promises, and guide the future in their holy light.