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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...
Student Talks: 12/6/2019 - Key Lesson: Patience is painful to those parts of us that believe rushing is natural, necessary, and required of anyone who wants to be a more productive human being.
Student Talks: 10/9/2019 - Key Lesson: Every moment is a marriage made in heaven, so why are you still waiting outside the door?
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...
Student Talks: 7/26/2019 - Key Lesson: Patience always "wins" the day, but only if, and as we agree to finish the "race."
Student Talks: 4/26/2019 - Key Lesson: Our impatience with others does not prove that we are better than they; what it does show, however, is the depth and breadth of how unaware and identified we are with some flattering, but false image we have of ourselves. This imagined self must constantly work to keep its imagined...
Student Talks: 1/18/2019 - Key Lesson: Spiritual patience is a priceless reconciling virtue that's learned, and earned in one way, and in one way only: by awakening to -- and then agreeing to consciously suffer -- what our impatience does to everyone and everything... not just around us, but within us, as well.
Classroom Talk: 11/28/2018 - In our patience we discover not only the path to . . . but also the perfection of freedom.
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.