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October 2010 Archives

We all have things inside of us that we fear: haunting thoughts and dark feelings we sense are down there, but that we’d rather not face for fear they may drag us down into their domain. So instead of questioning […]

All things good come to those for whom the good is all things. In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how failure is impossible for the human being whose primary wish is for God’s life.

QUESTION I get so easily confused these days as I wrestle with all the ways one hears about how to handle difficult people. No one approach seems to apply or work with everyone. It seems I can only repeat solutions […]

In this short talk, Guy Finley explores how a true spiritual warrior is not someone who imagines future victories to come, but is the individual who is willing to step onto the battlefield and meet what he or she must.

If only I could remember you …What couldn’t I do?

Though few understand the truth of the following, freedom is (always) a question of possibilities. Prisons, of any kind, strip away our possibilities. For example, (an inmate) has lost the simple freedom to just wander where he wishes, outside in […]

QUESTION You say to “want what God wants.” Do you mean to not visualize what we would like to manifest for ourselves? Is that wrong to do? Are having expectations for a better journey in life an illusion? 

Every once in awhile, we have the great fortune of perceiving a moment of such astonishing beauty, or harmony, that we lose ourselves within it. But what is far more amazing than any such vision is this breathtaking fact: were […]

In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about the fact that as human beings we are intended to live as instruments of God’s life, as opposed to the present-day mindset in which we believe that our own self-created songs are all […]

QUESTION Is it possible to prevent sadness just only by knowing the problem is in me?