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It seems natural to fear moments we don't want, to avoid any knock at the door of some untimely event. But it's not these moments themselves that we are afraid of: what we fear is our reaction to them, so that we can't see that this experience we don't want... is actually the pain of a negative reaction as it unfolds within us.
The mind that wants to know the truth of something, and that's willing to do the work required for such a discovery, will inevitably find that for which it is searching; our highest aspirations are reflections of unrealized possibilities. All scripture, from the east to the West, confirms this timeless truth: We need only ask, and it shall be given.
Topic: How to Invite the Light of God to Help Set You Free (Classroom Talk 5/25/22)
Topics covered: There is no such thing as a bad fact about yourself; What do we do when we don't want to see something about ourselves? The consciousness that resists immediately formulates a lie in order to protect itself from what it has just been shown about itself; "The unexamined life is not worth living." ~ Socrates...
Classroom Talk: 5/25/2022 - It is impossible to resist a revelation, and serve its Divine purpose at the same time.
In this answer to a viewer's question, "Secret of Letting Go" author Guy Finley talks about staying awake and present to the pressure we feel to avoid unwanted events. There is nothing to fear because the awareness itself will put ourselves and everything else in its proper place.
Topics covered: Relationships are a mirror; What we look at in life, even physically, stirs in us something spiritually; Beauty is in the eye of the beholder; We experience moment to moment the revelation of our own consciousness; Relationships are intended to continue to help us develop the capacity we have to act as the vessel of revelation; The purpose of a relationship is to take...
In this answer to a viewer's question, "Secret of Letting Go" author Guy Finley talks about owning your own attention for the purpose of observing the painful tendency to blame everything outside of yourself as the cause of whatever is disturbing you.
Topics covered: Something calls to you all the time to establish and strengthen a relationship with another order of consciousness. This communication sends message after message in order to bridge the worlds within you; When you hear something true that stirs you, do not let it pass by without attempting to draw closer to it; Until you see the way you are without hiding from the revelation, you will remain as you are.
Classroom Talk: 2/2/2022 - Any part of us that wants to give us a good reason why we are stuck somewhere in life is secretly a partner in that pain it first protests, and then seems to resist. To see the truth of this insight sets the stage for how to never feel stuck again.
When we have moments where someone or something does what is upsetting to us, we look out and see a world that is out of order, do we not? And the pain we are experiencing in that moment cannot be separated from our perception that this person, this thing is wrong and out of order.