How Can I End the Cycle of Guilt and Attack? – David shares in this online retreat when you realize that “The script is written” (W-158.4:3) and there is no choice in form, you realize that you can only decide between the ego’s purpose of death or the Holy Spirit’s purpose of forgiveness, and realizing that you are the dreamer of the dream and not the dream figure. “Seek not to change the world, but choose to change your mind about the world.” T-21.In.1:7 When we join with the Holy Spirit in our mind, we slowly loosen our attachment to the images of the world, the roles we play, and the hooks we thought we were hung up on. The key is this moment. The key is to want the holy instant more than anything else.
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.
The Presence of Spirit is absolutely uncompromising and absolutely practical. He reaches you right where you think you are in this world, and uses all symbols to lead you into the experience of abstraction.