Starting Over / New Beginnings
Topics covered: Spiritually speaking, if you are going to become a new human being, something old has to die; Every desire promises you freedom. But does the fulfillment of a desire ever really deliver the freedom it promised?; To die to oneself does not involve doing something with one's own will. "The Kingdom of Heaven cannot be taken by force."
Topics Covered: Your interior work is about your life, not about what others want from you or for themselves; It is impossible to understand life without understanding who you are; The moment that is being perceived, and the consciousness that is perceiving it, are not two separate things; The level of consciousness that is in conflict only knows how to call...
Topics Covered: Other than practical or creative thought, we don't need to think; The more you think, the more you sink; When we're identified with anything, we're asleep; Don't try to win, don't try to be strong, just watch and see; We suffer because we have forgotten; The worst that can happen if you go into a moment that you fear is that you'll learn something about yourself...
Topics Covered: Use the consequences of having been asleep to awaken to the consciousness that we didn't see before; What if my intention isn't to win?; Dreams are of the finite world; We are here to outgrow the idea that we need anything other than what we already are; Rebirth is the ultimate atonement; No dream can bring about anything other than the rebirth of the dreamer...
Student Talks: 5/8/2019 - Key Lesson: When it comes to being free, there is no such thing as the "next best thing." Therefore, it is the far wiser soul that agrees to "die" to her imagined freedom, than it is to live as a fool who realizes, too late, that he traded his soul for a servitude made comfortable by compromise.