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Topics covered: If you still have an enemy of any kind, then up until now you have spent your life suffering uselessly; No moment in time repeats itself. Creation is eternally new. Then the question to ask ourselves is: how do we find ourselves stuck in what seems to be the same painful situations over and over again?; Yesterday's pain does not exist today without the consciousness that carries it over...
Classroom Talk: 12/7/2022 - It is impossible to teach the true nature of mindfulness, but it is possible to see the consequences of living from an unattended mind.
Topic: Transform the Pain of the Past into a Healing Power (Classroom Talk 10/26/22)
Topics covered: A part of us revisits painful experiences from the past because they provide a strong sense of self; What am I stuck in when I revisit any painful memory from the past? I'm stuck in my own resistance to the very condition I've agreed to revisit; The mind revisits the past believing that it can change what happened; There is a part of us that revisits the past to experience...
Classroom Talk: 10/26/2022 - Fear of the future is a negative memory: (it is) the ghost of some past painful experience disguised as "what may be."
In this answer to a viewer's question, "Secret of Letting Go" author Guy Finley explains that the fear of being rejected by another person is caused by a mind that is reliving an old painful memory, tricking you into believing that what happened in the past is the only possibility.
Topic: Escape the Prison Called the "Pain of the Past" (Classroom Talk 8/17/22)
Topics covered: There's only one thing in this life that sits at the center of all of our pain and problems in life, which is that we believe we can save ourselves; Until you understand the illusion that the "you" who suffers over your past is who you really are, nothing will change; We must enter into a new kind of "confrontation" with the part of us that blames everyone and everything else outside of it for the pain...
Classroom Talk: 8/17/2022 - Unconscious identification with any pain from the past -- especially as it involves, or otherwise lends support to some negative perception of oneself -- is a slow-acting poison that, once ingested, soon darkens the soul and leads to its destruction.
Student Talks: 7/22/2022 - Key Lesson: Until the lesson in the repetition of any painful experience is realized as inseparable from the level of consciousness responsible for its reincarnation, there can be no lesson learned, let alone any measure of freedom from all such unwanted moments.
Topics covered: Liberation is simple. It is as simple as realizing the truth of yourself in any moment of feeling resistance; Our present idea of being a successful human being is measured by the goals we outline that we think we must achieve in order to complete ourselves; Built into humanity's current mindset is a preconditioned attitude of how the moment should be...
Topics covered: History repeats itself because it is our consciousness that repeats itself. We must not separate ourselves from the world that we see taking place outside of ourselves; When you see that the world is the way it is because you are the way you are, then you realize you are responsible for the problems you see; The reason we don't learn is because our present consciousness...