Letting Go with Guy Finley

Letting Go with Guy Finley

Connecting with a Truth Teacher

Question: Are we (as students) in any relationship in the moment with the spirit of past teachers when we have a relationship or connection with a living master?

Answer: The whole point of any true teacher or teaching is that the spirit of Truth is timeless and not individual, so if you awaken, you realize the same spirit of Truth as apprehended by your teacher.

Question: Can a person wake up without having to physically move to where the teacher is and work directly with the teacher?

Answer: It has been said, and I know it to be true, that it takes a lighted candle to light a candle. Real inner work requires special circumstances for the individual willing to do it because, as a rule, we all tend to take the easy way. We need others to help us remember ourselves and our intention.


Question: Most of my studies seem to be all reading and on an intellectual level only. I want to know, do you think there is value in seeking out a teacher?

Answer: Your dawning realization that the intellectual understanding of spiritual truths is useless for true transformation is the beginning of you walking away from what clearly doesn’t work. A true teacher (and they are rare), can be of benefit — not because he or she will tell you anything of such a nature to make you want to change, but by being around a true individual, you will see that real change is possible. This will awaken a new hunger necessary for real change.

Previous Posts

You Are Created to Outgrow Limitation
We all have those moments when life rears up, when it seems certain that we’re about to be trampled by forces greater than ourselves! But regardless of how you may feel in the face of any given challenge, you may rest assured of the following ...

posted 12:00:20pm Nov. 30, 2015 | read full post »

The Source of Real Change
We are wrongly led to believe that life makes us into the kind of person we are. In truth, it’s our level of self-understanding that makes life what it is for us! This is why nothing can really change for us until we see that trying to change ...

posted 12:00:54pm Nov. 27, 2015 | read full post »

(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 »


Report as Inappropriate

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

All reported content is logged for investigation.