Jesus knows the way to truth beyond the endless maze of roles, concepts, and beliefs that we have accumulated in this world. Transcending fear requires listening to and following guidance. David Hoffmeister shares how Jesus used the mechanism of travel to undo the belief in ego preferences and attachments, and thus to undo fear. Family roles and responsibilities are often a concern as we start to embark on the path back to truth. Jesus works with us gently to unwind the mind. David’s sharing on this topic is especially helpful for anyone who feels the confusion of responsibility to both family and the spiritual journey.
Mystical community is purely a state of mind; a community without walls, unstructured, and with no concern of the location or how many people involved. The practicalities and logistics are taken care of naturally in this open, Spirit-focused state of mind, which is everything! The concept of ownership does not belong here. David Hoffmeister and Nikita Sparks explore the contracts of conduct and the reciprocity implied in holding on to a personal identity. Shared agreements can be a helpful stepping-stone but not an alternative to Trust. By learning to trust the laws of God you develop a faith and a certainty in Spirit that lifts you out of the laws of the world.
Jobs and relationships are symbols Spirit can use for healing. When you give your life to Spirit, all aspects of your life are devoted to the Purpose of Awakening and every relationship is seen as a total commitment. Your light wants to shine through, and all symbols of this world are tools to be used for this Purpose!
What is the purpose of marriage? Go beyond anything you value in this world or in another person. You learning curriculum is very specific and may include practicing forgiveness through marriage. Your only purpose here is to know yourself as the Son of God, and the Spirit will use everything in form for this purpose; even marriage.
The three most important aspects of holy relationship are: undefined, guided, and collaborative. Until you meet the conditions of those three things, there will be misuse of the body and with that come guilt, fear, doubt, and shame.
The Holy Spirit guides you through roles the ego made to unwind you from them. When you are playing a role (mother, teacher, boyfriend, etc.), you want control as a “doer.” As you follow Spirit’s guidance, you allow the grip of control to loosen, and move from doing into being. You are not here to take on a spiritual role. Instead, all roles are concepts in the mind to be undone with the Spirit.