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Topic: Found: The Missing Key to Changing Your Consciousness (11/6/19 Classroom Talk)
Classroom Talk: 11/6/2019 - Here's a great secret: anytime you feel like you "can't" go through something -- do what you want to -- or maybe just handle whatever needs to be done, remember the following: This painful sense of "I can't" -- including the legion of heavy thoughts that seem to anchor you to it -- is NOT you. Who YOU are...
The purpose of a school is to bring you to the point where you understand suffering isn't inherent in any moment; Our pain is from not wanting the lessons that life brings; All lessons show you that "you" can't do anything; First you wake up to die, then you are reborn; The work is not so you can be happy in life; Real self-knowledge is action, it's the union of self...
Topic: See Into and Be Free of the Forces Keeping You from Changing (3/10/19 Classroom Talk)
Topics Covered: You have to decide for yourself what's important; You become what you attend to; Thought opposes itself; People who have left the work; The story of Narcissus and Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD); Anxiety is the inability to understand that what you see is not you; Without higher ideas you get more crystallized as you get older; You can't have an enemy without...
Topic: Use This Knowledge to Let Go and Outgrow Who and What You Have Been (1/30/19 Classroom Talk)
The real underlying limitation in our relationships is rooted in how we look at and think about others who are in our life.
To remember yourself begins with realizing you have been asleep, taking part in a self-centered life instead of the God-centered one.
Authentic self-healing begins with truthful self-seeing, so that each discovery of what darkens our path in life moves us toward higher, happier ground.
The root of our suffering isn't because of outer conditions but because of a misunderstanding of our existence and its purpose. Everything in nature that suffers does so for a purpose and cause greater than the individual creatures, while human suffering serves the self that creates it so it can be glorified.