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Topic: Dare to Take the First Step Toward Fearless Living (Classroom Talk 7/27/22)
Topic: This Shocking Secret Frees You from the Prison of Painful Resistance (Classroom Talk 7/20/22)
Topics covered: The vast majority of what we think about is driven by fear, only we don't notice it because we believe it to be the normal way to live; How many things do you not see because of fear? Because you are thinking about yourself? Thinking about yourself and fear go hand-in-hand; Fear drives all forms of self-judgment and judgment of others; Ask yourself: If I know that...
Classroom Talk: 7/27/2022 - Real freedom has no beginning or end, while fear can't exist without the beginning of something that will -- and must, under law -- come to an end.
Classroom Talk: 7/20/2022 - Part 1: There can be no painful resistance to any moment of life that isn't born of some unseen form of insistence that it unfold only as we've imagined it should. Part 2: While it is possible to have thousands of different kinds of life experiences, there can be no possible change in the way we experience our life... that doesn't begin with transforming...
Topics covered: There is no more important time for you to do your spiritual work than when you least want to do it; The whole of this work is being willing to remember, when you don't want to remember it, that you had set an intention to be a certain type of being now and not later; Spiritual work begins when the question dawns on you: Why are there so many things that can so easily make me negative?
Topic: The Truth that Frees You from Any Troubling Thought or Painful Feeling (Classroom Talk 6/8/22)
Topics covered: There is an awareness that human beings have access to that transcends everything that moves through it; Reactions set thought into motion, but the reaction itself is neither good nor bad. All reactions, in their initial onset, are just the registration of an impression. It has no quality to it. It's just the awareness of a disturbance; Just because you are identified with...
Classroom Talk: 6/8/2022 - There's only one way to be free of painful thoughts: you must see that they are not yours; and, of equal importance, no matter how mutual may seem your relationship to them... you are not a part of their family!
Topic: The Strength You Need to Say Goodbye to Any Personal Weakness (Classroom Talk 5/18/22)
Topics covered: We change for the better only in proportion to our willingness to accept what is revealed to us about ourselves; There cannot be any useless suffering without unconscious identification; The root of all suffering is within consciousness, not within the thing outside of ourselves that is blamed for the pain; There is no intelligence in identification with a reaction...
Classroom Talk: 5/18/2022 - All attachments are secret heartaches disguised as lovers.