Duration: 2min 30sec
Classroom Talk: 8/18/2019 - True spiritual strength is realized (only) in the immediacy of a revelation that sets the stage for its appearance, which means that perfect strength can never be possessed; it can only be received and actualized in the light of a consciously realized weakness.
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how we are not meant to be held captive by thoughts and feelings that do nothing but repeat themselves over and over again.
One of the most shocking and necessary discoveries along the path is that what we love does not love us. We are filled all the time with powerful feelings and emotions that seem to lift or otherwise provide purpose and self-worth. It is not too much to say that most of these inner states are lies -- hopelessly incomplete of themselves, and seeking completion in some secret opposite that they g...
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, which is a paralyzing contradiction.