Feeling sorry for yourself is not an action… anymore than reliving some old regret has the power to change your present nature. Struggle with yourself; reaching takes disturbing the one who rests; yet, as surely as a seedling breaks out of her earthly tomb, so will you realize the world above you… once you commit to do the interior work needed to attain it.
The perfectly present moment is both the seed of who you are and of your experience of now. And just as you can’t separate who you are from your experience of now, neither can you separate now from the real moment of change. They are the same. You can’t end conflict later. You can’t stop being sad, or cruel, or angry, or scared, or anxious later. Later does not exist in reality. This self-created, false concept of time allows it to create yet another you in another time when, according to its prophecy, you’ll be a wiser, stronger, and generally superior individual. But for you to experience the miracle of real inner transformation, to step up to a superior life level, you must no longer think in terms of how you’ll be next time.
There can be no starting place in our lives any truer than what our own awareness of the present moment permits. This friendly fact tells us that our life direction, our actual destiny, is determined by the level of our awareness that attends the full range of each step we take.
A Truth About Inner Darkness Living in fear of what dwells within you – whatever it may be that you deny, or that you don’t want others to know about – is how darkness ensures you remain just outside the circle of Divine healing Light.
(Audio) Proof That Pain is Impersonal When we feel pain, we tend to take it personally and feel like we are the only ones in the world who are suffering. That seems like the natural thing to do. But what if pain is impersonal? What if the pain serves a purpose that is beyond our understanding? In this short talk, Guy Finley brings to li
Stop Hiding Your Weaknesses From Others Question: When I manage to remember my higher aim in life, I seem to lose control of my life, and other people are quick to take advantage of what they evidently see as my weakness. Should this be happening or am I going about something all wrong?
Answer: This may sound strange at first, but let
Be Willing to Be Whole Question: Why in the world am I so weak that I can't remember my good intentions? How will I ever succeed spiritually when this weakness keeps getting in the way of my making any real progress?
Answer: Part of the answer to this endless enigma requires an understanding of its own hidden dynamic -
The Test: Choosing to Be Chosen There are those who avoid -- at all costs -- being tested by life.
There are those who wait, in fear, for life to test them.
Then there are the rare few who choose to use life to test them in every moment they can remember to do so.
Of these three types, which do you think grows in courage