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In this answer to a viewer's question, "letting go" author Guy Finley explains that the revelation of what is false is made possible by the light of truth, so that we can gradually stop being deceived by harmful lies.
Topic: Free Yourself from the Fearful World of These False Ideas (12/8/21 Classroom Talk)
Topics Covered: Where do useless thoughts come from? Useless thoughts are the offspring of false, failed ideas. The outcome of continuing to follow a failed idea is a failed result; Our best ideas about what it means to be strong have proven to be useless; An example of a false idea is that finding a way to comfort yourself is the same as being content with yourself...
Classroom Talk: 12/8/2021 - Truthful ideas never need to be validated by others; they neither fear close scrutiny, nor avoid the light of any moment that calls for it. False ideas can never stand alone; they tremble whenever life questions their intelligence, mistaking the sudden onset of painful resistance as proof of their strength.
In this short video, Guy explains that there is a treasure hidden inside all of us, and that part of this treasure includes the understanding that we are not who we think we are.
To believe that we’re only as worthwhile as others agree to see us burdens us with feeling that winning the good opinion of others is somehow our responsibility. Such a mistaken mindset leaves us the perennial victim of our relationships, and never the victor in them. The only way we can be released from any painful sense of false responsibility is to see that it is based in a false belief...
Student Talks: 6/7/2019 - Key Lesson: No image is alive. If the pictures we cling to had the power to satisfy the desire that creates them, then a picture of food would ease our hunger, and painting a smile on the reflection of our face in a mirror would help console our broken heart.
Topic: Free Yourself from the Ache of All Unconscious "Fake News" (2/10/19 Classroom Talk)