Student Q&A With Guy
You have several opportunities to ask your questions of Guy directly and hear his eye-opening, often surprising answers.
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Topics covered:There is no struggle in seeing. The struggle is in trying to get life to conform to what something in you wants to see, and avoid what it doesn't want to see; The problem is not what is seen. What creates the problem is the nature that is seeing; Within the sleeping human consciousness, there is something that is already awake, and its presence in that consciousness produces momentary glimpses...
Topics covered: The hope of this world rests in innocence. No innocence, no goodness. No goodness, nothing good, and when there's nothing good there's only that which pretends to be good; It is inevitable that there will be suffering each time you try to hide from the truth of yourself; A real man or woman never blames anything or anyone else for his or her experience of life.
Topics covered:We get into trouble because we keep putting ourselves in the hands of an unconscious part of us that says, "Now I know what I have been doing wrong"; The first step of going beyond what is false is to recognize it as being false; What makes us so sure that we are right? What we KNOW. Our certainty. This is what sets us against other people and against life itself.
Topics covered: There is no such thing as the winning side of an argument, because the reason we argue with others is that we are in distress; The mind complains, "You are giving me an experience of myself that I don't like." And so we argue because that part of us is sure that we must change others in order to change our present experience. But our experience of life is nothing but the experience of ourselves.
Topics covered:A true teaching shows an individual where he or she is complicit in their own unnecessary suffering; A new "body" is necessary in order to move from a lower, limited world into higher, more inclusive world; The acronym "SBARAAHP" in the doctor story stands for "Stuck Between A Rock And A Hard Place"; If you feel like you are stuck between a rock and a hard place...
Topics covered: When you are afraid and you listen to what that fear tells you to do, then fear is your guide and your god; Until you know what is beyond fear, you will not know what is beyond death, because there is a connection. If you live in fear of death your whole life, then you do not have a life; Human beings are the very source of the thing they say makes them suffer.
Topics covered: New meaning is the same as new understanding is the same as new possibility; You must have patience with your inner work, but it must be a persistent patience; What we trust will lead us to an imagined liberation ends up leading us to the exact opposite; "I was born when all I once feared, I could love." -- Rabia of Basra (713 – 801); A false sense of self imagines and believes in a false sense of security.
Topics covered: There isn't one moment in this life that doesn't come bearing gifts; It is possible to have an entirely new relationship with every negative reaction; Fear is the passive response to unconsciously resisting the object of our own negative imagination; Transcending our consciousness begins with a new awareness of our consciousness.
Topics covered: Being present is the same as the capacity to do the right thing at the right time, without needing thought; "The truth about the action must be known and the truth of inaction also must be known; even so the truth about prohibited action must be known. For mysterious are the ways of action. He who sees inaction in action and action in inaction, is wise among men." -- Bhagavad Gita
Topics covered: How is it possible for a person to change from Dr. Jekyl into Mr. Hyde at the blink of an 'I'; The mind believes that if it can just get through the present condition, get it over with, then it won't be negative anymore; Humanity's consciousness hides behind the explanations and justifications that it creates in order to accomplish its agenda...
Topics covered: There cannot be a bridge without awareness of the opposing shore and the need to reach that shore. A bridge connects possibilities; True spiritual lessons come along when you don't really want them. Revelations of the unwanted kind; The resistance of revelation is reincarnation. Revelation of what has been concealed allows a healing to take place; Hell is the endless attempt to rescue yourself.
Topics covered: It requires faith to change what we give our attention to; Faith in its earliest form is awareness of another order of being and therefore another order of time; That which you seek already exists within you, and can only be realized through your attention, so that you might enter into relationship with higher principles; Everything that seems to obscure the way is part of the way...