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As long as limitation determines what your actions are, you will not become more free; you will become dependent on what that limitation says you need (such as anti-depressant medication) in order to live with it. In order to get past […]

Question: I am feeling very depressed and overwhelmed by sadness and a sense of futility. I just turned 60, and due to a chronic illness I can hardly function physically. My money is not flowing and unless I get it […]

Guy Finley explains that you have only two things that are truly your own — your time and your attention. Without learning to use those two gifts, nothing else that you give yourself matters. www.YourImmortalSelf.com

There is a lower world where fears are real—where all things, and everyone living in this world, are unknowing participants in the fear that’s found there. In this darker realm, the thing feared is inseparable from the nature that fears […]

The real, unseen cause of our fear is the false belief that life can throw something—anything—at us that’s greater than our ability to change it. But this is simply not true. No matter what our culture, tradition, or religious background, […]

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how a true change of character can be realized by seeing with great clarity what it is that we value most. http://www.guyfinley.org/free-content/audio/4641

True strength of character is not just calculated by how well we manage to carry some sizable load under challenging conditions, but is perhaps better measured by our ability to remain kind and light-spirited . . . even when we’re […]

Question: Do we develop character by working to eliminate bad habits, or is it only by creating good habits in the first place that character is built? Answer: Here is a short poem: “Thoughts turn to acts and habits are […]

We all long to be known: it is the unspoken hope of the heart that something greater than ourselves already knows the undiscovered places in our soul, and only waits to show us all that we are.

Here is something that the world around us, as well as most of the parts within us have no interest in hearing: just because we are able to buy something — go somewhere, or do whatever is our pleasure — […]