The Awakening process is humbling until you reach the state of complete non-judgment: "I do not know what this is and I will not use my past learning to judge it. I am going to accept it as it is." Pristine innocence. Forgiveness is only necessary when there has been judgment. David Hoffmeister tells the story of being humbled as he took the journey of using the ACIM daily lessons. The floor seems to drop out from beneath you . . .