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In this answer to a viewer's question, "Secret of Letting Go" author Guy Finley explains that it is not enough to simply say that you are no longer going to be deceived by negative states such as fear and anger. If you ever want to be free and in command of your own mind, then you must begin to taste the bitterness inherent in those poisonous negative states...
Topic: Realize This One Truth and Take Command of Your Reality (Classroom Talk 8/3/22)
Topics covered: The word "evil" in the old language was not a moral judgment but instead had to do with anything that kept a human being from doing what was divine in nature. Unconsciousness is the source of all evil; The acronym UIWER stands for "Unconsciously Identified With Every Reaction"; Our reactions are the way we see and experience our life; Seeing that you have been...
Classroom Talk: 8/3/2022 - Our need to change, to be made new, is constant; however, so is our resistance to change. The former is inseparable from the freedom it heralds, while the latter ensures the continuation of patterns that imprison the soul. Choose the latter, and living becomes dying, but choose the former and see how dying leads to Life.
In this answer to a viewer's question, "Secret of Letting Go" author Guy Finley talks about the imperative to observe the nature of negativity itself instead of complying with whatever the negativity is telling you to do.
We are born into a universe of exchange, always bathing in a host of light, vibration, and sound, produced by an exchange of infinite bodies that are a part of our reality, both visible and invisible. But how aware am I -- in my body, in my life -- that everything exists as it does for me, even my very breath, because there's an exchange taking place?
Student Talks: 5/20/2022 - Key Lesson: The wind that fills the sails of a ship is born of a coming storm... as is each tempest the herald of the calm waters that follow its wrath. In this knowledge is found the key to conscious detachment, the power of an impersonal life.
Topics covered: Spiritually speaking, only the "dead" try to prove that they are alive. The real gift of life is to know that you have been given a life; The consciousness that frames your experience, describing and interpreting every event, blocks you from being aware of that consciousness itself; A negative reaction to an unwanted moment always tempts you with a fight or flight response...
Classroom Talk: 5/15/2022 - The wind that fills the sails of a ship is born of a coming storm... as is each tempest the herald of the calm waters that follow its wrath. In this knowledge is found the key to conscious detachment, the power of an impersonal life.
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In this answer to a viewer's question, Guy explains that the task for us is not to try to suppress negativity through our own effort. Instead, the task is to watch, to be aware of the negativity so that its actual harmful nature can be revealed. Awareness already knows what to do with negativity without us having to think about it.
Topic: Transform Old Negative Reactions into New Self-Understanding (3/17/21 Classroom Talk)
Topics Covered: What is the nature of any limitation in ourselves? A limitation is anything that stands between us and our next highest possibility; The reason that we don't usually transcend limitations is because of the excuse-making nature that perceives the limitation as a problem and therefore tries to avoid it; Negative reactions block us from seeing that the images that we...