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 ourselves without complaint and have compassion even toward those with whom we disagree.
If we want to realize the higher level of Self that reveals the need for further transformation, then we have work to do. We must actualize this new level of ourselves by acting from our new understanding in a whole different way.
Just as a ship lost at sea must make a course correction if it hopes to reach a safe harbor, so must the aspirant be willing to be corrected by life if there’s to be any hope of sighting the shore of heaven. And it isn’t really so much that life (itself) corrects us, as it is that it reveals us to ourselves… presenting us the opportunity to be self-correcting. But, when one considers that there could be no such correction without this action upon us, then — in some strange and mysterious way — life itself, its living light, must be part of this perfection process.
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The Householder’s Path Question: On the householder's path, I sometimes find it difficult to stop doing the mental work and start doing the mundane day-to-day tasks. Any suggestions for getting the same enthusiasm in earning our daily bread?
Answer: Life gives us back moment to moment what we give to it… nothing more
(Video) What is a Good Householder? Guy Finley explains that being a good householder means that we are able to properly attend to what is practical before what is pleasing. By placing ourselves in this right relationship with our responsibilities, we become better able to discern our true needs from false ones, and find that all we r
(Video) Stand Up for What's True in You Guy Finley explains that if you want to have a relationship with the divine, with what's right and good, you must learn to stand up for truth within you. Have the courage to exchange self-concern for spiritual awareness, and you will be given all you need as you are put in relationship with authenti
Taking a Stand Question: Where is the line between not having an issue with anything and enabling or allowing? I don't understand where I must "forget myself" and where I must stand up for something.
Answer: One should always try to "forget oneself" whenever one's feelings about a matter are more centered aroun