Letting Go with Guy Finley

Letting Go with Guy Finley

The First Lesson in Owning Your Own Life


What’s wrong with knowing that someone or something outside of me is responsible for making me feel unhappy?

Everything. There is no profit in blaming your painful position in life on other people or an uncaring world. This is the solution the false self wants you to swallow, because it knows that if it can get you to see life its way, then you will have no choice but to spend the rest of your life struggling with life. This is its conquest. First it blows you off course and then it gets you to blame ill winds. Its very existence depends on keeping you off balance and looking in the wrong direction. 
Start seeing through the blame game by learning to let go of all the familiar but self-abandoning answers the false self wants you to believe in. Own your own life.
  • Marci

    Letting go….I am a prisoner in my own mind…My emotions control me….my life seems futile and empty….I pray that what I am searcing for will soon end…..

  • Ms Naomi

    When I was in my college years, I strived to please everyone I met. I became a nervous wreck because I felt that I had to do everything for everyone. One day during exam week, I sat in my chair, fidgeting and worring about the exam. I was the only student in the classroom because I came early to impress the professor. After about ten minutes, my professor noticed my anxiety, and said, “The only thing you have to do this morning is to focus on this exam. Everything else is unimportant.” I took her simple advice and applied it. I started every morning by deciding what was the most important thing for this day. After about 3 months, I realized one morning that I was much happier than I used to be. I could honestly say that I had friends that wanted to be my friends.

Previous Posts

(Audio) Outgrow Being Unhappy Over Anything
Real spiritual growth does not happen automatically with the mere passage of time. A change in our outer activities does not lead to true change. In this podcast, Guy Finley explains that changing what we "do" is not the same as a change of ...

posted 12:00:50pm Nov. 26, 2015 | read full post »

Freedom From the Fear of Feeling Powerless (Conclusion)
The next time you’re overcome with feeling as if you are powerless, take this one interior action and watch that fear disappear: instead of looking at what your fear is telling you is greater than your power to deal with it—i.e., a failing ...

posted 12:00:15pm Nov. 25, 2015 | read full post »

Freedom From the Fear of Feeling Powerless (Part 2)
We have no idea of the power with which we have been endowed. Within us dwells the possibility of realizing a level of consciousness whose freedom has no contingencies, one that cannot fall apart even when the conditions in our lives seem to ...

posted 12:00:37pm Nov. 24, 2015 | read full post »

Freedom From the Fear of Feeling Powerless (Part 1)
True spiritual “power” isn’t the ability to imagine and implement an endless series of new solutions to old problems. Rather, it is a radical new and higher form of self-understanding, one that illuminates and transcends our unconscious ...

posted 12:00:49pm Nov. 23, 2015 | read full post »

Your Power Over Fear
Fear cannot understand itself, but you can understand fear! ...

posted 12:00:20pm Nov. 20, 2015 | read full post »


Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.