World Work Recordings

Joel gave several beautiful classes on world work and topics related to world work.  Since Joel’s recordings are still under copy protection, we have obtained permission to post some of these recordings in their entirety for your online or telephone listening.  Each recording will be available for one month from the time of posting for listening at any time.  There is a list of previously posted recordings at the bottom of this page.  

To hear the recording by telephone, call the information line at 916-245-2772 and press 7 on your telephone keypad. This telephone number is in the Sacramento, California area. Depending on your telephone calling plan, the call to the information line may or may not incur a charge.  Even if you usually participate in the tape group by computer, the telephone option is convenient if you would like to listen to the recording but for some reason do not have access to your computer.

Current Recording (Posted July 1, 2017)

Last month our world work recording suggested a way to expand the practice of world work beyond the three daily meditations.  This month’s recording continues on that theme.

Every time that we are in prayer or meditation – whether alone or in a group – with the pure motive of experiencing the Presence, we benefit the world because we are in the presence of God, and where God is, there is fulfillment.  Joel says,

“Remember that we exist not in bodies or in places, but in consciousness.  Everyone, any place on the face of this globe, who is reaching out for God realization, is right here where we are, receiving the benefit of God’s presence. … They may not be truth students.  They might be an aviator in trouble; they might be someone on the road in trouble.  Any one reaching out for the realization or the help of God; anyone reaching out to attain the presence of God, is automatically here where we are.  Because we are in the presence of God, we are the presence of God in expression, but only for one reason—our consciousness is unconditioned.  It is not seeking any object. … We are seeking only one thing: God attainment or spiritual realization. Therefore, we present to this world pure consciousness, and pure consciousness is God.  God being omnipresence, everyone reaching for God is here where we are, and they are benefiting by this.”

In this extraordinarily beautiful class, Joel teaches us how to make our consciousness a holy temple, a sanctuary, and shows us how to maintain this temple in purity so that it will be a blessing, a benediction, and a healing influence to all who are seeking light, healing, forgiveness, and peace.

The recording is #395: 1961 Los Angeles Closed Class, Tape 1, Side 2:  “The Temple or Sanctuary, continued”  It is about 45 minutes long.  It is one of several classes used as source material for Chapter 9, “Two or More Gathered Together,” in The Altitude of Prayer.  The recording will be available through July 31, 2017.  To purchase the transcript of this class, click here.

Suggested Wisdoms to Contemplate with This Recording
(For information about the Wisdoms and how we suggest using them in world work, click here.)

“When living out from the center of Being, you are untouched by the thoughts, opinions, laws, and theories of the world. Nothing acts upon you because you do not react to the world of appearances.” (Wisdom 4)

“In the spiritual life, you place no labels on the world. You do not judge as to good or evil, sick or well, rich or poor. While appearances may show forth harmony or discord, by not judging, you merely know IS, and let that which truly IS define Itself.” (Wisdom 5)

To download a set of bookmarks with these two Wisdoms that can be printed on card stock or heavy paper, click here.


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Previously Posted Recordings (2017)

To view recordings posted in 2016, click here.

January 1 – 31, 2017

Tape 428:  1961 October Los Angeles Special Class, Tape 1, Side 2
“Bear Witness to God”
This class was not used as the basis for any chapter in the books

February 1 – 28, 2017

Tape 128:  1955 Kailua Study Group, Tape 19, Side 2
“Bear Witness to the Universal Nature of Illusory Error”
This class is one of two used for the October 1957 Infinite Way Letter, “Bear Witness to God in Action,” found in The Heart of Mysticism

March 1 – 31, 2017

Tape 439:  1961 Hawaiian Village Open Class, Tape 3, Side 2
“Address the World Silently with Peace”
This recording was used as source material for Chapter 32, “Address the World Silently with Peace,” in  A Parenthesis in Eternity. 

April 1 – 30, 2017

Tape 548:  1964 Oahu / Maui Series, Tape 5, Side 1
“Reconciliation and Fulfillment”
This class is the basis for Chapter 8, “The Way to Fulfillment:  Right Identification” in Living Between Two Worlds.

May 1 – 31, 2017

Tape 494:  1962 London Special Class, Tape 1, Side 1
“Spiritual Power – Temporal Non-Power”
This is one of two classes used as the basis for Chapter 2, “Releasing Spiritual Power,” in Awakening Mystical Consciousness.  

June 1 – 30, 2017

Tape 601: 1951 Second Portland Series, Tape 1, Side 2
“God, the Substance of Individual Being”
This class was used as source material for Chapter 5, “God, the Substance of Universal Being,” and Chapter 6, “The Substance of All Good,” in Showing Forth the Presence of God.