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.
In A Course in Miracles Jesus stresses the importance of mind training and becoming conscious of our thoughts. This is what will help lead us out of our fearful state of wrong mindedness and into the blissful awareness of right mindedness or alignment with the Spirit. Other topics include forgiveness, and how to move through the highs and lows that may be experienced on this journey.
Jesus and the Holy Spirit want us to be happy and can use anything in our lives to help lead us to this experience; any thought or feeling that is not of supreme joy can be used. David describes in this talk some of the dialogues that he had with Jesus years ago when he was unwinding from the ego thought system. The workbook lessons of A Course in Miracles are extremely practical and are a powerful tool to help you experience consistent peace of mind.
David shares about his guidance for a liquid diet in the context of spiritual Awakening. When we give over our life for Awakening, every decision is made with the Spirit. This talk places diet in the context of aligning our thinking with God and a purification of the heart.
When we put the Kingdom of Heaven first, Spirit will arrange everything for us, we do not have to worry about how it will unfold. Be like a feather in the wind, living in the flow of trust, and divine providence will carry you. This is the message of the Holy Spirit; that when you put His purpose first, everything you need in this world will come without effort. But we can’t just wish the ego thought system away. As David Hoffmeister tells us in this talk, we have to purify the mind; we have to let Holy Spirit unwind us out.