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November 2015 Archives

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

True spiritual “power” isn’t the ability to imagine and implement an endless series of new solutions to old problems. Rather, it is a radical new and higher form of self-understanding, one that illuminates and transcends our unconscious need to have […]

Fear cannot understand itself, but you can understand fear!

Guy Finley explains that when strong energetic forces appear in us such as anger, rage, and anxiety, we can either learn to use them for our spiritual growth, or they will be misused and squandered through rejection and resistance.

Anyone can be light-hearted when the sun is out, but the real measure of one’s character is best revealed in the midst of a storm.

Praying to change the world around us is pointless until we realize that the world around us is the way it is… because we are the way we are; only in the realization of this truth — and the sacrifices […]