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November 2016 Archives

Question: Can you explain to me about forgiveness? Is forgiveness (and “making amends”) something that I (a recovering addict) need to address? It seems silly to think I need to drag up every person from my past that I did […]

When it comes to dealing with others who have failed to meet our expectations, let us never forget the following: their choices in the past that may have caused us pain ought never blindly determine how we treat them in […]

Question: Mother Theresa once said, “The more you have, the less you have to give.” Would it be good for us to be poor? Why do physical possessions seem to have this corruptive nature that is so antithetical to the […]

Beauty is not found in its infinite and ineffable “details” — but in its deft ability to still the mind and fill the heart with quiet gratitude…

Why do inner tension, fear, and a sense of limitation exist? Listen in for an amazing but simple exercise to move beyond all negativity… http://www.guyfinleynow.org/members/111.cfm

True fearlessness is knowing that we are made for whatever happens to us whenever we are willing to let God remake us in that moment.  To see a great mountain is to see the physical expression of a great principle. […]

Who you really are does not depend upon how events unfold. Do your best, and when you have done your best, leave the rest.

When events do not go according to our expectations, we often light ourselves on fire with anger, blaming life for not having fulfilled our desires. When desire for a certain outcome does not match what takes place, we begin resenting […]

As events occur, we always assume that we know what they mean for us, and we immediately fall into what feels like the appropriate emotional reaction. That reaction further influences the way we view the following events, and in this […]

Whatever we consent to embrace in life — including unwanted events that may cause us to suffer — adds to our lives a measure of love. Find out how the revelation of impermanence is the doorway to a change in […]