Robert Earl Burton - illustration of thoughts on the topic of Obstacles to Presence

Obstacles to Presence

If you talk too much, you cannot absorb; you superficially deflect rather than profoundly absorb.

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The lower self depends quite a bit on humor and unnecessary talk to displace Presence.

 

Robert Earl Burton - illustration of thoughts on the topic of Obstacles to Presence

Confusion and haste are very important ways for the lower self to displace Presence.

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Student: Is there one main obstacle to Self-remembering?
Yes, imagination, which is the natural state of man.

Robert Earl Burton - illustration of thoughts on the topic of Obstacles to Presence

Identification, imagination, and negative emotions. One sacrifices nothing but rubbish to awaken.