Starting Over / New Beginnings
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Imagine for a moment you're driving home from work, or wherever, and that you've just come from having a pretty rough day. As you drive along, your eyes see the road before you, but your mind is in the past. It's very busy re-running all of the day's unpleasant events.
Every human being is different and unique. It's one of the greatest mysteries that there is no end to the ways in which the Divine manifests itself through its creations. Every last element of each creation expresses a different character and quality of the Divine as it is acted upon by the Divine.
Student Talks: 7/16/2021 - Key Lesson: Part 1: Whatever we seek in this world to confirm our sense of self, the same serves to corrupt us. Should you doubt this, just become aware of your compulsive need to constantly be assured that whatever "kingdom" you've created for yourself... is still there. Part 2: Blessed are those who love, for they shall be loved; but for those who love not -- but only imagine they do -- even what little they have shall be taken... and they shall neither know love, nor be loved.
Topics Covered: In the same way we derive an identity from our possessions, we derive an identity about the qualities and characteristics we imagine about ourselves. That mind becomes dependent upon its own images; Everything requires contrast in order to understand the consciousness that created it, and to ultimately transcend it into a love that doesn't compromise itself...
Topic: How to Reclaim the Immeasurable Treasure of Your True Self (3/10/21 Classroom Talk)
Topics Covered: Your interior work is about your life, not about what others want from you or for themselves; It is impossible to understand life without understanding who you are; The moment that is being perceived, and the consciousness that is perceiving it, are not two separate things; The level of consciousness that is in conflict only knows how to call...
Classroom Talk: 3/10/2021 - There is an inevitable suffering inherent in any world governed by self-interest, and then there is a suffering born of dying to that level of consciousness that bears only bitter fruit. To become (as) One we must die to being two… where only by making that passage do we realize that (the) two have not been lost...