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What is behind the fear of unwanted change? The uninvestigated mind says that I'm going to sustain a loss: "he's going away," "the business is slipping," etc. The fear of loss is connected in our mind with the image of what had previously given us the feeling of succeeding. So now here's reality, and it's pretty different than our image of what should be, and we'd rather live with the image...
Topic: Enter the Fullness of Real Life that Is Freedom Itself (8/25/21 Classroom Talk)
Topics Covered: If you do not know what initiates the actions you take, then there is no "you" choosing to do anything at all; Why would we limit the impressions that come with an unwanted moment? Why would we limit any impression at all, especially when it is these impressions that ultimately lead (through reactions) to our actions?; Within us there is a door that leads to...
Classroom Talk: 8/25/2021 - Just as the wise captain of a sailboat knows that a dead calm often precedes a new set of winds to fill his sails, so can the aspirant who is patient in the face of a growing emptiness be assured that a whole new order of fullness is on its way.
The better we understand the unique power of being "passive"- and how it serves as the secret consort of all things active - the more we grow in the faith we need to be wisely passive toward whatever fears remain in us about letting go of our false self. This is why we should take time each day -- as often as possible -- to quietly return to the living Light that dwells in the...
Topics Covered: Allow the pain to reveal what we can no longer profit from and must give up; You are supposed to be overwhelmed; What is Divine never shows us more than we are capable of seeing; Our task is to see what we are given to see; Dare to be present enough to explore the consciousness that doesn't want the pain; The most exciting discovery in the world...
There is really no such thing as a "new year." What does exist is the rare human being who has entered into a relationship with Truth. That man or woman is renewed moment to moment to moment. If we are not renewed, then by default we are reliving the past, which makes it impossible for us to experience anything new.
Student Talks: 1/3/2020 - Key Lesson: Getting started -- with whatever it may be -- is as simple as remembering that there's nothing in the universe that can stop you from taking the FIRST step.
Student Talks: 11/1/2019 - Key Lesson: Our experience of any given moment cannot be any more complete than is our willingness to completely receive it.
The kingdom of heaven is seen only through an open heart. And the only way in which a heart opens is when an individual begins to understand that there's nothing in creation that can hurt who and what you are.
Life of Learning Foundation founder and director Guy Finley explains that the beginning of freedom is in the awareness of our inner captivity. The full replay of this class is available in Life of Learning Foundation's Online Wisdom School, GuyFinleyNow.org, where you can join other true aspirants from around the world as we work to invite higher understanding into our lives. Members of the on...
Since real life renews itself every microsecond, then whatever moment our mind keeps pointing to from our past can't possibly be the real reason for our present pain.