Guy Finley explains that instead of being disappointed when others don’t live up to your expectations, you can use their manifestations to remind you of your own wish and work to properly fulfill the purpose of your existence.
The following easy exercise will help you escape the circle of wants and to realize the truly new and unexpected life. Each day, make it a point to spend some time in a natural setting. Never mind that you “don’t […]
Each desire for some spiritual grace creates the expectation of the desired. If you can see the truth of this, then you are also able to see these next two vital discoveries: First, this same expectation effectively keeps you from […]
We have all had those moments in our lives where something unexpected came to us and, pouring itself in, left us breathless… perhaps as simple as rounding a bend and catching sight of a distant, breathtaking vista, or just being […]
Most of us, on a day-to-day basis, go through life carried along by a constant stream of expectations. In fact, these expectations are so common to our sense of self and its well-being that we barely even realize we have them […]
You must do in life what you alone have been “created” to do, which doesn’t mean that your fate is your destiny; because in fulfilling this responsibility — of what you have been given to be — you also realize […]
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how conflict is born in those moments when our expectations about how life ought to unfold meet reality. Click here to listen to “Comes the Snow Before the Spring”
Awakening to our own true nature is a process of letting go. This point is a significant one. We don’t set out for what is limitless. Instead we quietly detect and reject those aspects of ourselves whose presence prevents us […]
Each time we feel an emotional pain, we should use that as a signal that we’ve made a mistake, that we’ve crashed and now need to find and try another new way. For example, our presently pained position is the […]
You cannot make tomorrow into anything brighter or better than your potential to be present to yourself in the moment — present to any fears that are trying to convince you to take actions about tomorrow. If you plant a […]
Stressful worry helps no one — not those we are concerned about, and certainly not us. Such worry heals nothing; instead, it hurts all who mistake its dark embrace as a path to empowerment. The only thing worry serves is […]
In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how getting angry over our present limitations actually prevents us from consciously meeting and transcending them.