Starting Over / New Beginnings
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Every day we are attacked by a multitude of pains, so frequent and so familiar we don't even question them. In fact, we accept them as friends, as something to occupy us. These pains can range from petty irritations to the anxiety we feel every time we write a check and see our bank balance decrease, to concerns about our health. One of the major sources of pain involves other people and our relationships with them.
Instead of wishing that difficult moments would just go away, bestselling "letting go" author Guy Finley talks about the possibility of meeting those moments of crisis for the purpose of discovering something new about yourself.
In a thousand different ways, we are meant every day to begin to realize that it’s so easy to just run on automatic. Everything just goes on, doesn’t it? It just goes on. Sometimes it’s good. Sometimes it’s bad. But it just goes on. We are meant to understand that as long as we live from...
Student Talks: 1/29/2021 - Key Lesson: Just as a those who climb mountains must, at times, reach above themselves to gain a grip on a narrow ledge, we too must dare to go beyond ourselves if we wish to reach, let alone change our destiny. To that end, we must never forget the following truth: There's no danger in self-ascent...
Topics Covered: To realize the truth of something means that there is a corresponding part of ourselves that resonates with it. Until we see the truth of something about ourselves, we are not going to change; Before we can change our destiny, we must wake up to the commands that are being given to us by a lower nature, sending us in circles. That lower nature loves...
Classroom Talk: 1/24/2021 - Just as a those who climb mountains must, at times, reach above themselves to gain a grip on a narrow ledge, we too must dare to go beyond ourselves if we wish to reach, let alone change our destiny. To that end, we must never forget the following truth: There's no danger in self-ascent, only in remaining who we have been.
Every one of us knows -- from somewhere deep in the heart of us -- we were not created to spend our lives contesting whatever dominates us in the moment. And yet, we can see how each unwanted state that washes over us is replaced by another state of some similar ilk. It's pretty clear: we're never truly in possession of ourselves, unless we believe that not wanting to be...
Student Talks: 3/15/2020 - Key Lesson: There is only one reason why we become emotionally negative, let alone surrender ourselves to embrace its dark and debilitating embrace: We have forgotten that we have a choice as to what we love, and whose company we keep, accordingly.
Student Talks: 1/24/2020 - Key Lesson: Our mind is at last our own only when we can give it fully to the moment at hand, regardless of what life seems to hand us in that moment.
Topics Covered: We confuse self with self-reliance; Before we can know what self reliance is, we must know what our self is; We don't want to go through meeting ourselves; Real life is not about the achievement of conditions that you can feel good about in your life; The more incomplete we feel, the more things we want; In the living now, nothing disappears...
That we should search only our own conscience for confirmation of what isgood and true, this is the best definition of integrity. For that which is goodand true is not social in nature, but spiritual in need and in deed.
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