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In this response to a viewer's question, Guy talks about how mere intellectual knowledge of spiritual principles is not the same as acting on and applying those same principles in the midst of your own life.
Student Talks: 3/26/2021 - Key Lesson: We have no greater Friend in life than that small part of us that loves what is True. The more we are able to recognize and honor the fact of this matter, the more powerfully does this interior Friend step forward... And prove to us the value of our love for it.
Topics Covered: Thought cannot touch what is spiritual. We are meant to be connected to a much broader and more profound world. All true teachings exist for the purpose of awakening and developing the part of us that can participate in this broader world; Without knowing it we look for our possibilities in the past. What the personality wants and pursues does not serve the soul...
Classroom Talk: 3/21/2021 - We have no greater Friend in life than that small part of us that loves what is True. The more we are able to recognize and honor the fact of this matter, the more powerfully does this interior Friend step forward... And prove to us the value of our love for it.
Classroom Talk: 12/6/2020 - Identifying with some negative reaction to the appearance of any undesirable character revealed within us... amounts to a kind of self-induced exile from the Kingdom of Heaven by reason of self-ignorance.
If we were to take the whole human race and try to see its nature as being one creature, what kind of animal comes to mind for you? For me, the answer is evident: humankind most resembles an ostrich. When a disturbance comes along this creature sticks its head in the sand so as not to see what's taking place. This is not unlike closing our eyes in the hope that an approaching...
We are a peculiar race of beings. On one hand, each of us professes to be concerned with growing and self-developing while, on the other hand, none of us ever wants to be wrong. This is a paralyzing contradiction...
Consciousness of any unwanted condition in us must precede its correction, just as the rising sun dismisses any of our fears imagined hidden in the darkness of night.
Real spiritual strength is realized, slowly, by daring to detect and drop the blind negative states that we've been allowing to define us.
The visitation of every dark thought or feeling -- every despairing condition that washes over us unaware -- transforms our life into its own.