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Topic: 7 Ways to Know When It's Time to Break Up with Yourself (5/12/19 Classroom Talk)
You don't have to believe that there's a fearless world above your present mind. You can live within its perfect order any time you choose. Make this choice for your own freedom starting right now.
Classroom Talk: 4/3/2019 - More often than not, aspirants fail to see the following truth that -- only as realized -- sets the stage for a new and unimaginable spiritual order of freedom: spiritual facts, left to themselves -- regardless how elevated or sublime -- morph into an unseen psychological trap: a literal web of soul-entangling...
Topics Covered: We're used to walking around feeling negative; The will of the herd; You must fully expire the experience of being negative before you can be free; Instinct acts before the human being knows that instinct instructs; Resistance is fascination; There are stages an aspirant goes through; Blessed separateness; The soul has the capacity to choose what it attends to; What is authenti...
Bound up as we are within the closed world of our own thoughts, we see virtually nothing other than what the false self of the moment wants us to see. By contrast, in real life, everything is new.
The false self is the master of making mountains out of molehills, because it loves nothing better than dark and bumpy downhill roads.
Featured Study Group Topic for the Week of June 4, 2018. Part 1: The illusion of Time is that it's a progression, but it is not; (it is) a higher dimension in and through which the will of creation continues to be revealed.
Topics Covered: When it comes to taking sides on controversial issues, we want to be for something that sits above the two; You will never get over inferiority by seeking superiority; Attention is developed to allow you to remain in higher interior ground; Understanding (with a capital U) is Freedom; We suffer from spiritual shortsightedness; Thought is the instrument of a level of desire; A s...
Featured Study Group Topic for the Week of March 19, 2018. You say your lines; I speak mine: A well-rehearsed play, Acted out in dreamtime. But when no one is the wiser, With the stage so dimly lit, None see that half of what is said... Is to no one there, Which suits the other half...just fine.
Technology seems to be empowering human beings when in fact it is enabling an unconscious part of us that is incapable of growth. Once this becomes clear you can start to recognize it isn't that technology is leading humanity, but instead we are being led by an unconscious nature that is developing technology to enable its authority over humanity.
To flatten your fears once and for all, you must forget about the idea of domination and start thinking about self-illumination -- the miracle that happens within us whenever we dare place the wish to understand what is frightening us before our certainty that there is no other choice but to feel afraid.
In this short talk, "letting go" author Guy Finley explains that there exists within all of us a lower nature that is always operating unconsciously to get us to be the expression of its will. Awareness of that nature allows us to cease identifying with its mechanical movements.