Starting Over / New Beginnings
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.
From this day forward, be a careful observer of the moving pictures in your own mind. Learn to watch all the various scenes without casting yourself as any of the players on the screen. Remember, nothing you see in that darkened theater is who you really are.
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.
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Classroom Talk: 9/22/2019 - We cannot be made into anything that we haven't first agreed to be made into; this means there can only be one reason why we find ourselves feeling afraid, angry, or anxious when suddenly thrown into some unwanted moment: we are turning to, and living from... the wrong maker.
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...
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