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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.
Self-observation is the key to a higher order of awareness; it is how we learn to become inwardly vigilant to our own thoughts and feelings, even as they pass through us. When we can observe ourselves in this new way, our higher nature naturally prevails over any troubling thoughts or feelings that want to drag us down into their lower world...
Every relationship that we have in our life -- our contact with each person, place, and event -- serves a very special, if yet to be realized, purpose: it is a mirror that reveals things to us about ourselves that can be realized in no other way. I think this is one of the reasons that so many of us love to be out and about in that great showroom of life called Mother Nature.
Student Talks: 10/15/2021 - Key Lesson: Time is a wrinkle in the mind: and much as the silent reflection of a cloud-filled sky can't be seen upon the wind-tossed waters of a mountain lake, neither can the reflection of Heaven be seen in a mind churning with thought.
Topics Covered: The level of consciousness that only knows how to think about what is wrong can only describe what is happening. It cannot change what is wrong, it can only add weight to it; Every outwardly-pointing action that we take to resolve what is wrong does nothing to change the consciousness that is responsible for what is wrong; The consciousness that blames the condition...