The only power any illusion has over us is our unconscious belief in it…which makes our task clear: we must work (within ourselves) to uncover those parts of our present nature that want us to see what is false as being true. And this we can do by remembering, moment to moment, to place our need for the light of higher awareness before our desire to blindly pursue, or cling to, what seems like it might serve to comfort us in a time to come. And just as turning on a light in a room dismisses the darkness in it, so too does the Light of awareness empower us to effortlessly see through and drop any illusion that may hold us captive.
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 he thinks they don’t respect him. He is getting better, but I really want him to be a light before he graduates high school and goes out in the world.
The official start of the fall season is September 23, the autumnal equinox. This date is auspicious because it marks the onset of a great, but mostly unrecognized, cycle in life.
Autumn days signal a new kind of activity; it’s the time of the year when nature makes her quiet retreat, a return journey back into the great “storehouse of life” wherein she will rest for a while before becoming active once again.
(Audio) Being Alive Begins with Being Present In this short talk, Guy Finley explains how everything that exists was made for us to discover our true nature.
Increasing Awareness of the Present Moment Question: What can one do to have a greater awareness of reality?
Answer: A quart cup cannot hold a gallon of water. Don’t worry about “a greater awareness” but be as constant and conscious as you can towards the awareness you can bring to bear. Each moment we put our wish for the present m
Living the Beauty of the Present Moment The present moment is the canvas of creation: our perception, a palette of primary colors; our actions, brush strokes -- while thought provides both background and texture. To know these things is the beginning of the artful life.
Enter the Place of Power Before you can learn how to change your destiny, you must first realize that secret place within yourself where your own future is created. You must consciously enter that place of power where all of your life-choices are made for you. It’s called the present moment: The now. And this now is the s