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Letting Go with Guy Finley

Our true home rests not in some time or place to come; neither does it await in a kingdom impossibly distant from us. Our home, as is true with our Heart of hearts, lies within. No map leads to this Divine door, because nothing that can be followed leads there; rather we pass over this innermost threshold by a transformation in our familiar sense of “I.”

Slowly we are weaned from our constant identification with a fleeting sense of self, derived only from sensation, and learn to prefer, instead, our growing awareness of this most subtle form of temptation.

The more awakened, aided, and consoled we are by the growing presence of this new “I,” the more evident and urgent becomes our need to sacrifice our former (false) sense of self…in favor of the Living Light that reveals it.

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