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QUESTION I am having trouble understanding how to leave relationships with my friends and family alone. It seems that the changes I feel are affecting them, but neither they nor I understand some of these changes. It is an extremely […]

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There is one essential ingredient missing in most of our relationships — one that is definitely required if we wish to continue in our own development and help others to do the same. What is this powerful catalyst that only […]

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There never seems enough time to make full reparations for the wrong we do to another in a moment of careless speech, so wouldn’t it be wise to take time — before we speak — to ensure that whatever we’re […]

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QUESTION What do I tell my children when they ask me about predictions for the future? They are feeling the doom and gloom of it all.

If we wish to live without resentments that linger in our hearts and rid ourselves of fear with all of its debilitating limitations, we must shed the skin of our selfishness. We must learn what it means to consciously suffer […]

Most of us already suspect what needs to be done if we are to have any hope of moving beyond the conflict so common in today’s relationships. Nevertheless, here is a brief description of the spiritual action to be taken: […]

QUESTION Is it possible to change my teenage son from being angry and negative? He does not take responsibility for his actions; he blames everyone else and tells lies that he believes. He also shows little respect for adults when […]

Don’t try to please each other, for each of you has constantly changing pleasures.  Instead, strive to please love, and in this you will please what is capable of being loved in each other. This understanding alone nourishes your love, […]

In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about the often misunderstood idea of faith, and how we can come to the true, bold understanding that we are made for everything that happens to us.

Always strive to remember that there is neither one thing practical, nor wise, about any state-of-self that punishes you; even when, as in the case of anxiety, it sweetly promises to release you once you’ve done its bidding. So, regardless […]