Topic: Start Looking in the Right Place to Find Self-Liberation (Classroom Talk 3/23/22)
Topics covered: Everything that takes place in creation is the expression of a Divine principle; When engaging in physical exercise, there is an agreement to meet and go through resistance. The same thing holds true spiritually/psychologically; On the other side of the resistance is the flow. On the other side of the resistance is the grow; The real world is a world of infinite, ceaseless influences acting on creation.
Classroom Talk: 3/23/2022 - The spiritual body that alone can transform the pressure of unconscious opposing forces -- that learns to use them for the continued realization of its own innate perfection -- is further developed each time we struggle, as needed, to remember that nothing in this world (or the next) has the right to turn our own attention against us.
Topics covered: The human being is the source of every mystery there is, and the human being also holds the answer to every one of those mysteries; The mystery of our relationship with God is not solvable by thought; Wars begin with individuals having lost sight of the source of conflict residing within themselves; It is upside-down to believe that the source of your experience...
Classroom Talk: 1/12/2022 - Falling into fear or doubt when caught in the gravity of a painful moment does not prove the world has suddenly turned upside-down. This kind of suffering appears, as it does, for one reason, and one reason only: to help us see that what's upside-down is our priorities. To realize this as true is the first -- and pre-requisite -- step for anyone wishing to turn...
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...