Letting Go with Guy Finley

Letting Go with Guy Finley


Reclaim Your Attention

posted by Guy Finley

Question: I have read in your works, with regards to various thoughts and feelings, that we should do the interior work of learning to look at “what is talking to us, and not where it is pointing.” But when I try to look at some painful thought, it forces me to look at what it wants me to see! Then I lose myself again… only to find myself distracted by this. Please help!

Answer: Ponder this truth until its power becomes your own: Nothing in the universe can force a person to place his or her attention where they don’t want it to be placed. Yes, your attention will be stolen from time to time, and more often than one would wish; but when your attention gets stolen, and you begin to suffer from identifying with some corresponding negative state, simply see the truth of your situation, reclaim your mind, and start over… and over and over. Eventually, as you come to realize the unattended mind breeds the very defeat it decries, a new need will be born in you to remain watchful of yourself wherever you are, and whatever you may be doing.



Previous Posts

How to Stop Sowing the Seeds of Sorrow
Question: I've noticed that the more I hear people complain about their unwanted circumstances in life, the less likely they are to do anything to change them. It makes me wonder if I'm just as ungrateful and unwilling! Answer: You have discovered an undeniable truth: Until we become conscious of

posted 3:00:15am Nov. 26, 2014 | read full post »

The Beginning of Real Gratitude
To have real gratitude, to have that fullness of heart that, by its greatness, fulfills the one who holds it, begins with allowing God to give you a portion of His Life... a gift one can only receive once he stops giving himself what he thinks he must have to fulfill his life.

posted 3:00:26am Nov. 25, 2014 | read full post »

A Life of Servitude or Gratitude: The Choice is Yours!
This life of ours can either be one of endless servitude or endless gratitude, and we must choose which it is to be. To choose to live a life of endless servitude to a master that promises pleasures but delivers punishments is to spend our life living from the ideas that we presently hold to be true

posted 3:00:11am Nov. 24, 2014 | read full post »

Love in Action
Real love wants nothing outside of itself…

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

(Video) Real Love Does Not Enable
Guy Finley explains what real love is and what it isn't, and notes that it is impossible for you to genuinely love another person if you cannot first be completely content and comfortable with being alone. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxuv3Yicgh0&list=UUTGc_OGLcE1zQ1HpyyNKrKA[/yout

posted 3:00:06am Nov. 20, 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.