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Another thing you should remember is not to be distracted by teachings that may serve others and help them feel temporarily better, but are not part of the path you’ve chosen. There will be those who tell you that when you have a problem, person, or object to deal with you can say, ‘I am that,’ and it will disappear. Becoming one with something in your projection only makes it real for you, and will not undo the guilt in your mind that you can’t see. Only true forgiveness can do that.
There will also be those who tell you that observing and being aware of your emotions will free you from your compulsions. Yes, observing your feelings can lessen their impact, however, it is still not the same as forgiving them. Only the true forgiveness of your relationships, and thus the healing of the unconscious guilt in your mind, can really free you from your compulsions or anything else.
~ The Disappearance of the Universe