Letting Go with Guy Finley

Letting Go with Guy Finley


Our Secret Need for Those We Disdain

posted by Guy Finley

We secretly need those we disdain to be who and what they are — so that in our judgment of them we can “thank our lucky stars” that we’re “not like that”; but seen properly, this gratitude is base and mean because it grows out of a self-righteousness that depends upon the existence of those very qualities which we denounce.



  • Lou

    This message is so relevant and so painfully honest. I am guilty of this misdirected judgment and labeling which shows only my weaknesses and not my “superiority” . The most painful lessons are often the most life changing… thank you , ouch, but..thank you.

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