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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...
Have you ever noticed that you get rid of one person in your life, and you get somebody just like it? But you didn't get somebody just like it. You got you again! That's the lesson, isn't it? You should be so tired of pointing your finger at other people...
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...
Classroom Talk: 7/17/2022 - 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.
Topic: How to Leave the Pain of the Past Behind You (Classroom Talk 2/23/22)
Topics covered: A healthy doubt is the seed of spiritual deliverance. The genuine spiritual path has nothing to do with certainty; We strengthen the grip of fear every time we look outside of ourselves to find a sense of security; Certainty of the pressurized kind is the past trying to insert itself into the present moment; If we are in fear and conflict without knowing it...
Classroom Talk: 2/23/2022 - The past -- whatever its pain -- only exists in the present moment as a place of suffering due to an unconscious level of self that -- on its own -- first recalls that time and place of sorrow, and then resists the torment of its own conditioned memory.