I choose to see my brother’s sinlessness.
1. Forgiveness is a choice. 2I never see my brother as he is, for that is far beyond perception. 3What I see in him is merely what I wish to see, because it stands for what I want to be the truth. 4It is to this alone that I respond, however much I seem to be impelled by outside happenings. 5I choose to see what I would look upon, and this I see, and only this. 6My brother’s sinlessness shows me that I would look upon my own. 7And I will see it, having chosen to behold my brother in its holy light.
2. What could restore Your memory to me, except to see my brother’s sinlessness? 2His holiness reminds me that he was created one with me, and like myself. 3In him I find my Self, and in Your Son I find the memory of You as well.