In this answer to a viewer's question, Guy talks about how we are presently not in charge of our own mind, and what we must do in order to be free of its authority over us.
We don't usually think to ourselves that we're asleep and that our entire identity is the moment to moment fabrication of what we are reacting to in that instant. Until there is something that rides the waves of these reactions and sees them crest and fall, we will appear and disappear with every last wave. In watching the waves we will not mistake ourselves for being the waves.
Student Talks: 9/18/2019 - Key Lesson: Awakening to the truth of oneself serves one purpose: dying to oneself. Dying to oneself serves one purpose: rebirth. And rebirth is... the purpose and fulfillment of all relationships.
Student Talks: 8/9/2019 - Key Lesson: The power of any unwanted moment to "punish" us is directly proportionate to the extent of our unseen resistance to it.