Pulling the Plug on the Ego – The mind that is trapped in the ego is seeking freedom in the world. Do not attempt to understand or figure out this world. The Course teaches that “My meaningless thoughts are showing me a meaningless world.” W-11 It is the mind that needs help and healing. To the degree that we do not define the problem, we can allow the Spirit to guide us to find the real problem (belief in separation) and real solution (Atonement).
How to Face the Fear of Loss – Profoundly deep talk on facing and walking past the fear of loss as you open up to a deeper experience of God’s Love. Everything works for good; the unwinding will happen naturally when you let Spirit lead the way. It is only when we try to take charge ourselves that things can feel unstable. In trusting inner guidance and following all steps, you will be led out of the dream.
The Joy of True Freedom – The theme of transcending compromise and experiencing true freedom came forth in this session in Finland. All expectations and judgments arise from the self-concept that was made to take the place of reality. The purpose of forgiveness stabilizes perception. Open and expand from littleness to magnitude in awareness to allow true extending of God’s Love to pour through.
Releasing All Judgments – Allowing the healing, allowing the help. David shares the point, the meaning of forgiveness (seeing the false as false). Forgiveness is quiet and does nothing. It looks and waits and watches and judges not. Both the “good” memories and the “bad” memories are the same, since they serve only to cover over the present. By hiding and protecting dark thoughts and memories, they are kept. In exposing darkness, darkness disappears, for nothing is kept from the healing light of the Holy Spirit. Participants open up and share their issues in this profound healing session.
Exposing Ego Delay Maneuvers – This talk by David Hoffmeister exposes the delay maneuvers, decoys, and defenses of the ego. Then David highlights the simple and direct path of forgiveness. David addresses: 1. Intellectual fixation. 2. Arrested development. 3. Interpretation traps. 4. Transfer of training limits. 5. Addiction to materialism. 6. Making idols of teachers. 7. The trap of possessions and control. 8. Trap of making a spiritual career. 9. “Ye shall know them by their fruits.” (Matthew 7:16) 10. Mentoring by demonstration. 11. Follow the demonstrations of Love and the bringers of the fruits.
How to Let Go of Judgment – How do we make this shift of mind from following the ego and aligning with all its judgments to having a clear Christ-like mind? The Holy Spirit’s practical, moment to moment guidance is the answer. Each time we follow the Spirit’s specific directions, it helps to wash away our separate sense of self, and our lives begin to take on an ease and a flow. You start to feel empowered and more and more like you are not in the world. Other themes in this talk include: Awakening and taking responsibility for our state of mind.