In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how an entirely new kind of inner freedom can dawn within us when we begin to understand that the happiness that we have been searching for all along is actually waiting to be found within ourselves.
Every year at this time I get ill. I don’t understand the lesson I need to learn. Try as I might, I can remember nothing from the past that would have set off such a pattern. Do I need to be psychoanalyzed in order to become conscious of what is really disturbing me, or do I just keep asking God to help show me what I need to see? I feel I have done so endlessly and no answers have been revealed.
Don't Be Tricked by Negativity All forms of negativity may only dwell in us as long as they trick us into granting them permission to live there. Our task isn’t to overpower, or otherwise deny these sufferings, but to bring such light to bear upon them inwardly that, by our own clarity, their insanity must flee.
Don't Get Dragged Down by the Dark States of Others Hoping to help someone -- who loves to be negative -- see the harm of being identified with dark states, is like trying to teach a bat to appreciate sunlight, or a mud hen to preen in fresh clean waters.
How to Stop the Spiritually Sick from Infecting You No person is good or bad in and of himself, any more than a trumpet is good or bad for the music sounded out of its horn. It is the “player,” the musician behind the mouthpiece who determines these qualities by his selection of song and the manner of performance.
The same principle holds true
Working to Free Yourself from Negative Influences Question: I am at work sometimes as much as I am at home. How do we avoid the negative influences of others in the workplace?
Answer: The whole point is not that we avoid what are unavoidable, difficult conditions, but that we recognize the discomfort we feel belongs to our own resistance to thes
Reject Soul-Destructive Energies There are many un-illumined and downward trending parts in all of us that not only seek out their unconscious counterparts (in others) but that are secretly strengthened in the conflicted company of such dark and negative energies. We can see the truth of this strange spiritual condition by bearing