Starting Over / New Beginnings
Classroom Talk: 5/29/2019 Along the upper path that leads Home, there are many phenomenal events that first tempt, and then -- God willing -- liberate the aspirant. The first temptation is the dream of being someone spiritually special: an image whose upkeep is the pain of being in conflict with any experience that denies its existence...
Learn the secrets of how to let go of what has been holding you down in life. Consider what you usually think of as being the cause of pain or dissatisfaction in your life. Maybe a betraying friend, shaky finances, a difficult workplace, or perhaps a past issue that still punishes you? And why it is that with all you've done to shake this suffering...
There's a reason why we all love stories about ancient maps, sunken ships, and buried treasure. It's because these tales reflect a deep sensing we all have: that a hidden treasure actually dwells within us -- and if we could just find the way to discover it, our lives would shine every day with life's greatest wealth: the golden qualities of true confidence, unbounded energy, unfailing wisdom...
Think for a moment what your life would be like if you lived in a world where reality and your happiness were one and the same -- where everything that happened in your life was always just what you wanted. Imagine it! No event, no condition could do anything but contribute to your well-being. Every day, everyone and everything would work in your favor. And since your contentment in this new...