Advertisement

Letting Go with Guy Finley

Letting Go with Guy Finley

Cancel This Counterfeit Passport

posted by Guy Finley

Many, many people today believe there is nothing for them to do other than to just think about themselves through the higher truths they’ve been taught and are now able to parrot; in this dream it seems their passport to heaven is assured.

But… this unseen state of imagination is their undoing, as it is also the secret slayer of their authentic (but still sleeping) need to awaken to real life.

We must struggle to remember the truth of ourselves; otherwise, we will face the consequences of having forgotten what happens to those who drift.

Advertisement

The Real Source of Great Discoveries

posted by Guy Finley

The mind that wants to know the truth of something, and that’s willing to do the work required for such a discovery, will inevitably find that for which it is searching; our highest aspirations are reflections of unrealized possibilities. All scripture, from the East to the West, confirms this timeless truth: We need only ask, and it shall be given.

But the real question before us isn’t how these individuals came to make their discoveries. We already know that the birth of all things great and true requires discipline, patience, and sacrifice. Rather, what we wish to know is where did they find this elevated understanding? In what place are we to seek and search for the timeless laws that alone reveal, and then release us from, our former limitations? The answer is surprising at first glance, but ultimately the most freeing discovery one can make: all that we need to know to grow beyond who we currently are is already a part of our true nature. English poet and playwright, T.S. Eliot, summarizes this idea for us:

We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our
exploring will be to arrive where we started, and know the place
for the first time.

Advertisement

The Truth about Oneness

posted by Guy Finley

The truth of our oneness with life only starts to become real for us as we awaken to see that in hurting others, we have also hurt ourselves, and — that whenever we hurt ourselves — others suffer.

***

There can be no greater sense of safety and security than when we are truly alone, for only in this order of oneness within ourselves lives that Wholeness into which nothing unwelcome can come.

Advertisement

Realize a New Kind of Unity

posted by Guy Finley

The more we awaken to how inwardly divided we actually are — and start to see all of the forces randomly operating within us, with no guidance apart from the “good” each separate self desires at the moment — the more we realize the need for a new kind of unity, a wholeness we are unable to create by ourselves, within ourselves.

With this new understanding comes the dawning that the only way to accomplish our higher intentions in life is to start embracing God’s intention for us to be whole and conscious creatures. Our will must be redirected, married to a greater one.

In this gradual redirection of our “willingness,” a new sense of self begins to surface in us; no longer do we struggle to will ourselves into being strong or righteous; no more do we turn on ourselves for our “weakness.” These former choices, once thought of as being part of what we needed to succeed with our intention, are now recognized as being part of the problem and not the solution. Our new intention is simply to remember God in our life, and this Will becomes the one part of ourselves with which we meet everything that life brings to us.

Previous Posts

Love's Healing Touch
We cannot separate the problems of this world—including the pain endured in agreeing to honor, respect, and support those we love—from the awakening of a patience and kindness that can be born in us no other way. ...

posted 12:00:10pm Apr. 24, 2015 | read full post »

(Video) Four Words for Any Family Crisis
Guy Finley reveals and explains the four words that will always aid you and those around you in any stressful family situation. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFeMInPYahc[/youtube] ...

posted 12:00:21pm Apr. 23, 2015 | read full post »

Helping Others to Start Healing
The only way we begin to act as a true force of healing in the lives of others is when, at last, we cease to hurt ourselves. ...

posted 12:00:21pm Apr. 22, 2015 | read full post »

Learn to Relax with Others by Releasing Yourself
Here’s a simple but ultimately very self-liberating action to take if you wish to reduce the amount of stress and anxiety that you feel in the company of others, friends, or family: Choose to be more interested in quietly discovering the ...

posted 12:00:18pm Apr. 21, 2015 | read full post »

Discover Your Unseen Attachment to Heartache
When it comes to healing mental or emotional pain, the first step to freeing oneself is in seeing the following facts: resistance to anything (including psychological pain) is a secret form of fascination with it, and to be fascinated with ...

posted 12:00:59pm Apr. 20, 2015 | read full post »

Advertisement


Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.