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Student Talks: 12/17/2021 - Key Lesson: What is, always was; but what always was... need not remain as it is.
Topics Covered: The consciousness that creates separation cannot know immortality; "It is wise to seek immortality because time defeats all other ambitions." -- Vernon Howard; Living from a part of yourself that passes itself off as the whole is the same as living in time; Thought creates the illusion of time along with the self that seeks for completion through possessions found in time...
Classroom Talk: 12/12/2021 - What is, always was; but what always was... need not remain as it is.
In this video, bestselling inner-life author Guy Finley explains how resisting something is the same as placing your attention on the very thing that you say you don't want.
Topic: Transform Painful Resistance into Your Personal Spiritual Assistant (10/6/21 Classroom Talk)
Topics Covered: There is no such thing as a compulsion that is pleasurable; If every solution to our pain has proved to be useless, then the suffering that compelled us to seek the solution was equally useless. Not only are the solutions to our pain false, but so is the "self" that dreams them up; A problem may go away, but the nature that creates the problem does not go away...
Classroom Talk: 10/6/2021 - The more we dwell on something that we wish wasn't so, the more we soak ourselves in negative energies created by our own resistance. The longer we soak, the more we suffer; the more we suffer, the more we resist what seems to be the unwanted event when, in truth, what we are really drowning in are the dark waves of our own un-investigated consciousness.
Topics Covered: How do our negative reactions begin? There is no negativity that is not rooted in resistance to the way that the moment unfolds; We get negative when events don't go precisely the way that we have imagined. This means that, without knowing it, we come into these moments carrying images; Everything that happens in any moment unfolds within us...
Classroom Talk: 2/24/2021 - Unconscious opposition to unwanted moments can never change the condition being opposed because the lower nature responsible for mounting this opposing force not only remains unchanged, but resists all that it does in order to ceaselessly re-create itself... Including the unwanted moments in which...
Student Talks: 2/5/2021 - Key Lesson: The more we will deliberately work to take time out of our day to remember -- and embrace -- what we know is Timeless and True, the more aware we will become of an Indwelling Light whose perfect grace reveals the means and the way to be made new... and new again.
Topics Covered: We presently spend too much time in worldly pursuits because we don't know that there is another world that sits above this present level of consciousness; Real peace cannot be interrupted. Real peace looks for nothing and wants for nothing; Most of our attention is dedicated to a "time to come" in which there will be a "me" that will find peace and be free...