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.
Get ready for an “A Course in Miracles” straight talk from David Hoffmeister, a heart-to-heart communication about the core of true letting-go. You are being called back home to God. There is no need for delay, compromise, or distraction of any kind. Accept this loving gift from the Spirit now and let everything else pass you by.
Our only way out of this nightmare of our own making is to start deciding with the Holy Spirit. His view is from beyond space and time so a very powerful prayer becomes: Holy Spirit decide for God for me. Jesus’ sole purpose of A Course in Miracles is to help put us in touch with this internal Guide so that we are no longer deceived by who is guiding us from moment to moment. David uses a variety of examples and metaphors to make the point that everything is digital and everything is consciousness, even though the ego uses substitutions and compromises to maintain guilt. We need to focus on accepting the Solution and not attempt to fix external “problems.”
David works with a specific call for love during this session as an inroad to healing and inner peace. Using the levels of mind diagram, he uses the presenting problem as a starting point for going inward to the light of the Holy Spirit. Under all our seeming fears in this world, what we are really afraid of is the light. Other themes in this talk include family issues, the deep belief in sacrifice, and the two plans of forgiveness: the ego’s and the Holy Spirit’s.
All the emotions are being generated by clinging to a false self, by trying to protect a false identity. The way out is to pay close attention and notice when the contraction would come up. This way you can start seeing things in a helpful perspective. And you will see that every emotion relates to an identity attachment. This is a journey of emptying the mind, for it requires questioning every value that you hold. Not one can be kept hidden, or it will obscure your learning. Practicing this will lead towards the experience of consistent joy and peace of mind.