Letting Go with Guy Finley

Letting Go with Guy Finley


Everyone on Earth Has a Gift Just for You [Conclusion]

posted by Guy Finley

When we’re around other people, and start to have a negative reaction toward them, we can begin to know better than to blame another for the negative states revealed in us. For instance, if an angry person comes to us, instead of tolerating his or her negative state, we work with the understanding that we have seen the exact same anger in ourselves.

In that moment we disarm the lie of the “superior” self by effectively canceling its corrupting power to produce the illusion that we are different from the people we tolerate. And in the collapse of that opposite, love and compassion are born. “I can no longer treat you as someone to be “tolerated”; I realize the fact that you and I really are “neighbors” because we share a common burden: the need to discover the truth of ourselves through one another.”

The new intention in all our relationships is something like this: “I will not suffer you; instead I will work to be increasingly conscious of us, suffering what I must for the sake of both of us. I will not cast you out as being something inferior to myself; I will not do that because I can’t recognize in you anything as being an inferior condition in you unless I have it in myself.”

Our work, if we’re willing, is to catch that surging separation called “you are different from me.” And then, in that same moment, to apply our new understanding that cancels this unconscious act of resistance. Instead, we embrace the realization that “you” and “I” are both exposed in this God-given moment that God meant for the purpose of transcending ourselves.

Remember that “tolerance” is a lie because it produces a “me” that is always apart from what I am tolerating. There cannot be love where there is separation. Risk leaving yourself open by refusing to identify with the parts of yourself that would have you believe that resisting life can lead to being embraced by it. Do the inner work and you will understand the greatest secret on Earth: everyone on it has a gift just for you — if only you will take it.



Previous Posts

Learn to Walk Away From Frustration
The faster we try to go with whatever it may be that we are doing incorrectly, whether it's hammering a nail or trying to nail down our happiness, the more and more frustrated we become for the unsatisfactory results. It is important to understand that we would never agree to give ourselves over to

posted 3:00:22am Oct. 22, 2014 | read full post »

Practice Getting Out of Your Own Way
When you hear someone say, “I’m sick and tired of it,” what they are really saying without realizing it is that they’re sick and tired of suffering from their own lack of understanding. This all becomes clear once we understand that unhappiness does not come at us, it comes from us. For inst

posted 3:00:23am Oct. 21, 2014 | read full post »

Rise Above Frustration
All of us have felt, at one time or another, trapped in our own life. During these periods of heightened unhappiness, one thing seems clear: the only reason we haven’t realized our great potential is because we’re being held back. There is some unpleasant person, an inescapable condition, some u

posted 3:00:10am Oct. 20, 2014 | read full post »

The Perfection of the Moment
  If you listen carefully, quietly, you'll hear the voice of the moment tell you that all is well and always will be...

posted 3:00:35am Oct. 10, 2014 | read full post »

(Video) Listen for the Voice of the Divine and Find True Guidance
Guy Finley explains that we always give our attention to what we value most. You can't "look" for the path to the Divine. The path is right here, right now. Our work is to just attend and listen for the Divine moment to moment and there's no moment you can't be attending to the Divine. That's the tr

posted 12:00:53pm Oct. 09, 2014 | 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.