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Letting Go with Guy Finley
June 2017 Archives

Truth can only lift us as high as we are willing to let go of those parts of us that want to drag us down.          

Any thought or feeling that wants you to identify with something in yourself is dragging you down. You’ve just never known that, because it feels like it’s picking you up when you identify with something. Your work begins by becoming […]

When you start to feel the weight of thoughts and feelings pulling on you, you must work to come awake to their presence so that you aren’t drawn down into their world.

Starting life over begins with bringing a conscious end to all lingering relationships you may have with old thoughts and feelings that want you to keep seeing your life through their eyes.

Human beings are a unique creation in the cosmic scheme of things. Unlike the untold billions of other life forms teaming on the Earth — whose nature is an open and shut case — human nature is not fixed. What […]

Our lives are the experience (or the reflection) of whatever presence we may share… and this holds true for all of our moments. We are primarily, first and foremost, creatures of consciousness. What does this mean? Our real — but […]

The true depth and breadth of the heart is measured not only by what it can hold, but also by how willing it is to let go.

When lessons in our life come along, the reason they do is because the need to grow – to outgrow ourselves, to perfect ourselves – actually creates the conditions we need for those lessons.

Life will fill whatever you empty—and whatever you fill, life will empty. That’s the code—the higher understanding required for spiritual contentment all wrapped in mystery and filled with bittersweet contradiction. It’s all been spelled out once you learn to see. […]

Why do we accept so much unhappiness in our lives today? If you think this supposition is untrue, ask yourself why people spend so much time seeking ways to distract themselves with empty pleasures? Or why so many people push […]