Until we realize that the true work of transforming ourselves requires that we transcend our presently confined consciousness, we will continue to resist seeing our own limitations — looking upon them as something to deny — instead of approaching them […]
Here is the obvious, but rarely acknowledged reason why we must dig in and do the difficult inner work needed for real self-transformation: if we don’t change, we gradually come to wholly embody the very weaknesses whose destructive nature we […]
A true spiritual intention is… and belongs to a level of ‘I’ that cannot know what it seeks, but that understands its one great imperative is to reveal whatever remains unseen within us. It alone can guide us where we cannot go without […]
Our one true responsibility in life is to be awake and receptive to the eternally unfolding present moment, even as we give our full attention to what is revealed within us for its ceaseless passage through us.
Give yourself freely to what you are given to see, and you cannot fail to reach and realize the innermost source of yourself. www.YourImmortalSelf.com
The love we have for anything holy, beautiful, or true is present in our heart before we can think of any reason for the love that we feel. This means it isn’t us who find things to love, but rather […]
Guy Finley explains that there is a nature inside of us that wants nothing to do with spiritual work and inner transformation. We must meet this part of ourself that has no interest in doing what is right and good, […]
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 […]
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.
The experience of every moment of our life is a direct reflection of our nature. We never experience anything that does not arise directly from our own inner life. Life always happens from the inside out. What we know and […]
There are parts of us that want the Truth, and then there are parts of us that only want what allows us to be comfortable and content with our life as we have known it. The upward path requires taking […]
We can only begin to change the world when we are willing to work with what we are in the present moment …
Our attention needs to be turned around so that rather than always being mechanically drawn to consider whatever it meets in each passing moment, it is directed upon what it is (within us) that meets the same. Otherwise our attention […]
If our spiritual aim in life is authentic inner change, then we must know two facts. First, any measure of true self-change is the positive effect of one having paid the price to realize some new degree of self-wholeness… Which […]
If you know the content of your own heart . . . If you can be consciously aware of this condition . . . Then you not only know the secret contents Of the heart of everyone else you meet, […]
When one knows what is wrong, But not what is right, He must stand there in the dark While he waits for the Light.
Question: Can you help shed some light on why we are here in this life? Answer: All of our deeper personal experiences eventually come to reveal some lesson that we needed to learn. This process of events that leads us […]