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Question: What is it that prevents us from knowing peace in times of uncertainty? How do we break through the barrier between us and true peace? Answer: Things, people, places, conditions are what most of us pursue to help erase […]

The inner path is lined with many trials and pitfalls. But there is nothing to be feared in this foreknowledge; in truth, these encounters with danger are actually stages of initiation; they are necessary points along the upper path where […]

In this life . . . we are unable to forget whatever remains unforgiven. So, if we won’t let go of some pain — whose time has now past — then who is to blame for the weight of this […]

Whenever you come upon a healing idea or a rescuing truth, it is almost always a surprise that you could have missed something that was so obvious for so long. Do you know the feeling? More than anything else, a […]

If one would not so easily bemoved to seek comfort for oneself, but instead choose to accept the effortless discomfort that life sometimes brings, then in these more difficult moments would one be naturally turned to seek his comfort not […]

The only things we fear in this life are the unconscious projections of our own consciousness not yet awakened to itself. For instance, a young child is unable to understand that the dark shadow on his bedroom wall isn’t a […]

Those who turn and run away, who quit when life asks of them more than they seem to have in that hour, prove real only their fears — and this is their sorrow. But let us press on past our […]

To be your own person — to have your own life — begins with quietly refusing to be what “others” would have you be so that they can have the life that they want!

Question: Why do I care at all about how I appear in the eyes of others? Answer: Please follow this explanation carefully. It will set you back on the road to having your own life. You have always believed that […]

The part of us that tries to feel better about itself — by seeking approval from other people — is itself the source of the disturbance that we feel. Awareness of this fact allows for a natural separation and release […]