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Learning what it means to step back from our reactions to life is the same as learning to walk past those parts of us that want us to believe our only choices in that moment are those presented to us […]

Resentment is an unseen gravity, a deceptive force embraced by fools. For though it grants us what seems a safe course and temporary anchorage for our anger, by its guidance we always run aground and are left stranded in a […]

To be angry and hateful is to suffer. It doesn’t help anyone to get angry. Anger hurts whoever is angry. It burns. Anger ruins relationships, causes heartache and regret, and devastates health. And yet, in spite of all of these […]

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 […]

Guy Finley explains that the path to a quiet mind isn’t through battling with what you think opposes your peace; it’s by remembering what you love, and giving your attention to self-observation so you can be a witness of the […]

Whenever we find ourselves confused, depressed, angry with someone, or upset with ourselves for whatever reasons, we must come wide awake and realize — through our inner awareness — that we suffer as we do because we are ruled in […]

Patience… is everything: With it, Life eventually reveals the secret of its (invisible) celestial perfection; but, without patience, we struggle with the perceived imperfection of a world that refuses to march to the drum of our self-induced painful demands.

Question: When I look at myself, it seems that my most prevalent emotion is anger. It’s always there. I frequently find myself caught up in what you call “mental movies,” remembering all the cruelty and unfairness that seem to justify […]