Starting Over / New Beginnings
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If you were empowered to change life -- in order to give yourself whatever is always good and true for you to know and have -- would you ever make any other kind of changes? For example, would you fear unexpected events, such as a loss of some kind? No! Even though they may come as a surprise, you already know that they herald a new beginning of something better.
Guy answers how to stop being anxious with his quote, "As goes my attention so comes my experience." When anxiety has your attention stuck on worrying about a stressful situation that's your experience. A change in attention relieves us from the stressful connection to anxiety.
It's a little-known secret that our experience of life in any given moment is a direct reflection of what we actually value in that same moment. We may deny this unsettling truth, but when it comes to what we are in relationship with, inwardly and outwardly, actions speak louder than words--and, seen or not, all actions are a choice of one kind or another...
Topics covered: There is no freedom to be found in possessions, in the known, the familiar, the comfortable; It is wise to seek immortality because time defeats all other ambitions; You cannot resist then moment and learn from it at the same time. And if you can't learn from the moment, then you cannot grow inwardly; Nothing happens to you. Everything happens for you so that you can learn from the revelation...
Topics covered: All that glitters isn't gold; The source of our unhappiness; We're all in training; Relationships is Self; Relationships are the ground of revelation; The woo hoo and the boo hoo stages; We are intended to reveal the truth of ourselves; Expectations and demands are limitations; We develop unconscious mechanical patterns; Real love illuminates...
Topics covered: Relationship is the crux of life; We are meant to be self-developing human beings; Relationship is revelation; Three stages of love; For love to grow, we have to grow; What we call compromise in our relationships is kicking the can down the street; Love never blames or separates; In your patience, possess ye your soul; Perfect love casts out fear...
Topics covered: Your disappointment in a relationship can't be separated from your expectations; No relationship can grow where blame exists; Every insight originates from a relationship; Understanding the true purpose of relationships and our life; Relationships act as a mirror of our own being; Life is always trying to give you a lesson...
Topics covered: Relationships are the ground of revelation; The real limitation in relationships is a negative reaction born of an unseen expectation; There’s no such thing as a bad fact about ourselves; When pain meets pain, pain is begotten; Love never punishes, separates, or denies; Self-realization is impossible without relationship; Love allows negativity to be revealed as futile...
Your present consciousness thinks in terms of getting things done so that it can be "over" and you can move on to the next thing. But real life is never done the way that nature wants you to believe. Real life is always being done, and you have a role in it, which is to attend to life while it's happening so that you can be purified by it.
Student Talks: 6/2/2023 - Key Lesson: Part 1: Realize the amount of pain in your impatience, and in that revelation you will also know the extent to which you're deceived about who you are, and the true purpose of (your) life. Part 2: The vast majority of humanity views the idea of spiritual rebirth as a prize to be claimed: some sort of special possession, like winning a tropical island in a high-stakes lottery.
Topics covered: "I am" when I can see; "We do not obtain the most precious gifts by going in search of them, but by waiting for them." -- Simone Weil; Everything outside of us seems separate because we presently we through eyes that either want or don't want what they see; "The flapping of the wings of a butterfly can be felt on the other side of the world." -- Chinese Proverb