Starting Over / New Beginnings
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Too often it happens that some people lose their interest in self-study. They give up on their inner work because they don't see the immediate results hoped for. If anything, in their growing awareness of what has always been their actual condition, it seems to them that they are now even deeper asleep than ever before...
Topics covered: Relationships are a mirror; What we look at in life, even physically, stirs in us something spiritually; Beauty is in the eye of the beholder; We experience moment to moment the revelation of our own consciousness; Relationships are intended to continue to help us develop the capacity we have to act as the vessel of revelation; The purpose of a relationship is to take...
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Topic: Freedom From Harmful Anger Starts Here (9/29/21 Classroom Talk)
Topics Covered: We have never been angry at someone else without also being completely justified in that anger. The justification excuses us from examining whether or not the anger is harmful; Chronic repressed anger can and does harm the physical body, compromising our health, and it also corrupts the soul; The real pandemic is unchecked negativity in the form of anger...
Convinced that the limited world their own thoughts reveal is the only world there is -- and that this world holds the only possibilities there are -- most human beings spend the predominant part of their earthly lives being washed back and forth within the confined space between their past memories and future hopes. And the "reality" of this, their tiny thought world, goes on virtually..."
Classroom Talk: 4/15/2020 - The sooner we stop looking for, and finding fault with others, the sooner we will see -- and more urgent will become -- our emerging need to heal ourselves. Where, by the nature of this special work within -- and upon ourselves -- the brighter, gentler will the whole world be.
Classroom Talk: 11/27/2019 Part 1: The more you remember this one great Truth in times of trial, the sooner will its power help set you free: Each moment of life unfolds as the seed of a brand-new possibility... But only if, and as, you allow it to show you who and what you can no longer agree to be! Part 2: To observe the moment...
Classroom Talk: 10/2/2019 What is the instant denial of any moment in life... other than an unconscious agreement to live under the dark thumb of some unseen, conflicted part of us that refuses to see itself as it is in reality.
Topics Covered: Who is going to heal who?; How do I stop suffering?; Everything happens for a purpose; Relationship to reality; Finding our natural place in unwanted moment; The pain lies the not wanting nature, not in the event it doesn't want; Why do we stay with abusive people?; Wanting to remember the Divine; Making a new start, starting over; Stop hurting yourself...
Classroom Talk: 12/2/2018 - Featured Study Group Topic for the Week of December 10, 2018. Part 1: Frantic, false emotions can't exist outside the company of the compulsive thoughts that are their life-long "partner-in-pain"... while higher emotion requires no thought at all to be real, to reveal its timeless intrinsic beauty...
There is probably no greater treasure than authentic higher self-knowledge but the reason that so few seek it, let alone make the kind of sacrifice needed to succeed in their quest...is because its realization leads one, inexorably, first to the shores...and then to the endless, open waters of uncharted seas.
Trying to change, or otherwise control the unexpected appearance of some unwanted moment -- whose anticipated outcome you negatively imagine must be avoided at all costs -- actually helps create the unwanted conditionthat you had feared was coming!...
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