Question: How can we parents, who are just beginning to obtain the least bit of understanding of the Truth, best instill in our children the will to seek and understand the Truth for themselves?
Answer: It is better for your children to see you struggle and fail at what is Real than to try to convince them that they should pretend to be true. We live in a world that is far greater in its invisible influences than what we experience with our eyes and ears. This means that any real effort to put the Truth first with your children means that they will experience your wish and receive the right encouragement from your attempts. We must all increasingly learn to stop believing in pictures we have of ourselves and opt for what Reality reveals to us. This is our healing… and eventually, everyone else’s.
To find an unknown God and an unknown Love is the duty of individuals who are weary of the old, known ways. In this podcast Guy Finley reveals the need to persist in our wish for True Love, God’s Love, especially in those moments when it seems hopeless.
Click here to listen to this podcast “Lessons in Realizing Higher Love”
The only thing we really “win” in any temporary victory over life, that’s paid for by agreeing to be angry, aggressive, or otherwise ache, is this dark and unseen guarantee: We will live to fight another day but, for this personal “prize,” lose — little by little — the possibility of ever knowing a true and eternal peace.
There is no “preparing” to be fearless. Fearless actions don’t mean one acts without fear. Becoming fearless requires challenging fear’s right to rule one’s heart… until one sees, for oneself, that while the feel is real, the why of fear is (always) a lie (based on negative imagination). And once one sees this truth, then one realizes one’s former complicity with fear. This marks the beginning of the end of fear’s hold because, slowly but surely, more and more, one sees that fear is a creation of one’s own mind; one sees how it first makes up some horrible image about a time to come — and then resists its own dark imagining. The only thing left to do with some fear once one sees these truths is to consciously walk through it…much as a stage actor walks, without fear, through the dancing images of flames being projected on stage to create a fearful effect.